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St. Louis & the Arch

By: MEYEROWITZ, Joel.

Price: $240.00

Seller ID: 51965

ISBN: 0821210393


MEYEROWITZ, JOEL. St. Louis & the Arch, Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1980. Oblong quarto, first edition, pp. 111, black cloth boards with silver stamped lettering on spine and upper panel, signed by Meyerowitz on the half-title. Street photography mixed with iconic St. Louis images. Scarce in hardcover. Sally Euclaire, in "the new color photography," said of Meyerowitz: "Engaging what is peripheral in the eye as well as what is central, he presents picaresque adventures, caught in the moment of their unfolding, their meaning open" (p. 73). Condition of this book Dust jacket worn wi... View more info

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Open All Night

By: MILLER, KEN; VOLLMAN, William T.

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 50465

ISBN: 0879515716


MILLER, KEN, and VOLLMAN, WILLIAM T. Open All Night, Woodstock, N.Y.: Overlook Press, 1995. Quarto, first edition, pp. 96, black cloth boards, duotone photos accompanied by quotes from Vollman novels and a two-page introduction by Vollman. Photos of skinheads, addicts, prostitutes and various other members of the demimonde, with commentary like this: "Almost all the skinheads are already dead," sighed Marisa, "all the good ones." Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info

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Lisette Model

By: MODEL, Lisette.

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 53267

ISBN: 0893810509


MODEL, LISETTE. Lisette Model, New York: Aperture, 1979. Large folio, trade edition preceded by a limited edition of 300, pp 112, printed boards, glossy halftone plates, bookplate on front endpaper, a couple small notes to endpages. Designed by Marvin Israel. Roth 101, p. 243: "Like her colleague and sometime pal Weegee, she had a taste for lowlife spectacle. Both photographers brought back memorable photos from Sammy's Bar, the Bowery dive where Model found vivacity and stupor. All this work is included here, along with images from two series -- of New York pedestrians scurrying legs an... View more info

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Cuba

By: MOORE, Andrew.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 53732

ISBN: 8862082525


ANDREW MOORE. Cuba, Bologna: Damiani, 2012. Oblong folio, revised edition, unpaginated, printed boards, no-bleed color photos. A gorgeous presentation of modern Cuba in its glorious, dream-like decay, updating the 2002 first edition. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info

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Paradise in Brazil

By: NABUCO, Joachim,

Price: $120.00

Seller ID: 51155

ISBN: 0764342444


NABUCO, JOACHIM. Paradise in Brazil, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing, 2012. Quarto, first edition, pp. 192, printed boards, color and duotone photos; Brazilian beauties captured in their natural habitat with little or nothing to wear. View more info

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X-Ray

By: NARS, Francois

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York,, PowerHouse,: 1999,

Edition: first edition,

Seller ID: 50017

ISBN: 1576870359

Condition: good


Unpaginated, large-format color portraits of models and celebs, set against a white background, the subjects wearing bizarre outfits, makeup, or nothing at all. View more info

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Portraits

By: NEWTON, Helmut.

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 53625

ISBN: 0394563212


NEWTON, HELMUT. Portraits, New York: Pantheon, 1987 Quarto, first American edition, pp. 247, gray cloth boards with blind-stapmed lettering on spine, black lettering on front, duotone and color photos. A collection of the bad-boy fashion photographer's portraits, with many subjects getting naked. Celebs of all kinds here, some still A-list, others currently has-beens. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info

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twin boat

By: ONAKA, Koji,

Price: $225.00

Seller ID: 51463

Condition: new


ONAKA, KOJI. twin boat, New York: Session Press, 2013. Oblong quarto, edition limited to 700, pp. 68, printed boards, halftone photos, brief text in Japanese and English, signed by the photographer on a preliminary leaf. This offer includes five halftone prints of images in the book. on 15x17cm cards. From the publisher: Published ten years after the release of Onaka's seminal book Slow Boat (originally published by Soku Sha, 2003) which made him internationally recognized, Twin Boat from new Japanese publisher Session Press is edited from work produced at the same time. "In this sense, ... View more info

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Transvest

By: ONODERA, Yuki.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 52989

ISBN: 159005086X


ONODERA, YUKI. Transvest, Arizona: Nazraeli Press, 2004. Large folio, edition of 1000, pp. 60 with photo plates and an essay by Dana Fris-Hansen, black cloth boards. Condition of this book: Still sealed in publisher's shrink wrap, which is reflecting light in my photo. View more info

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from A to B: tales of modern motoring

By: PARR, Martin

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 50085

ISBN: 0563369841

Condition: near fine


PARR, MARTIN. From A to B, tales of modern motoring, oblong octavo, first British edition, BBC, 1994, unpaginated with about 80 pages, illustrated wraps, color photos by Parr with text by Nicholas Barker. Released to accompany a BBC TV series, this book has become collectible in its own right because of Parr's eccentric subjects and his own authority as a photobook expert. Minor scuffing at bottom edge, else fine. View more info

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Passage, A Work Record

By: PENN, Irving

Price: $125.00

Seller ID: 53575

ISBN: 0679404910


PENN, IRVING. Passage, A Work Record, New York: Knopf/Callaway, 1991. Tall quarto, first edition, pp. 300, beige cloth boards with black stamped lettering on spine. Reproduces photos from throughout Penn's career, with the publishers saying they achieved a new standard of fidelity by using 11 impressions. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info

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Moments Preserved

By: PENN, Irving.

Price: $450.00

Seller ID: 53462


PENN, IRVING. Moments Preserved, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1960. Folio, first edition, pp. 183, cream-colored cloth boards with black lettering to spine, color and gravure illustration, pamphlet issued for Penn's 1960 show at Iolas Gallery is laid in here. Penn's first book and probably his most enthusiastically collected. Roth, p. 158: "Penn reinvented the classic daytime studio portrait for a more casual time, undercutting its formality but heightening its potential as a revealing performance." Also see Frizot's New History of Photography, p. 550: "The apparent simplicity of Irving Penn... View more info

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L'Odyssee Imaginaire

By: PIERRE et GILLES

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 50538

ISBN: 2859490833


[PIERRE ET GILLLES] L'Odyssee Imaginaire, with introduction by Michel Beltrami, large quarto, first edition, Contrejour, 1988, pp. 78, white cloth boards, double-sided plates. Text en francais. The French photographic team known only by their first names produces highly stylized fantasies that comment on iconic images from Hollywood and the rest of the media, using models that are caked with makeup in a set loaded with hearts and flowers, even if there’s a dead body on the floor. It’s all so sweet. We get the feeling these photos are loaded with inside jokes involving the old Hollywood st... View more info

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London at the Opening of the Twentieth Century/Contemporary Biographies

By: PIKE, W.T.;

Price: $750.00

Seller ID: 51545


Pike, W.T. [editor]. London at the Opening of the Twentieth Century/Contemporary Biographies, No. 15 of Pike's New Century Series, Brighton: W.T. Pike and Co. 1905. Quarto, pp. 300, vii, maroon morocco grained boards with elaborate gilt-stamped decoration and lettering on top, gilt-lettered spine, blind-stamped bottom, a.e.g., numerous halftone photos throughout. Excellent street and architectural photography throughout the first 200 pages as the book discusses the state of London at the turn of the 20th century; then the book transitions into a series of small biographies of accountants, a... View more info

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Baader Meinhof, Pictures on the Run 66-77

By: PROLL, Astrid.

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 53351

ISBN: 3931141845


PROLL, ASTRID. Baader Meinhof, Pictures on the Run 66-77, Gottingen: Scalo, 1998. Octavo, first edition, pp. 140, illustrated matte boards, text by Proll in German/English side-by-side translation, photos by Proll and others, some unknown. Fine, some leaves over-opened. Proll, the editor, was trained as a photographer and joined the Baader Meinhof group early on. She doesn't seem to have been cut out for the terrorist life, and was arrested within about a year, after which she did some extremely isolated prison time. She tells us the images here are fr... View more info

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Xochimilco

By: Ricardo Mantel

Price: $350.00

Seller ID: xochimilco


Ricardo Mantel. Xochimilco, Mexico, undated (early 1900s). Gelatin silver print measuring about 12x9 inches or 31x22cm, mounted in a gorgeous carved wooden frame measuring about 25x21 inches or 64x54cm, signed in pencil on the under-matte. Former owner states that this print was imported to the U.S. from Mexico no later than 1945. The pictorialist style would place the print between 1905 and 1920. It is labeled "Xochimilco" in pencil on the matte. Condition of this print: Near fine with a few tiny chips and dust motes on surface. View more info

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Tepozotlan, Mexico

By: Ricardo Mantel

Price: $350.00

Seller ID: tepotz


RICARDO MANTEL, Tepozotlan, Mexico, undated (early 1900s). Gelatin silver print measuring about 12x8.5 inches or 31x21cm, mounted in a gorgeous carved frame measuring about 25x21 inches or 64x54cm, signed in pencil on the mount. Former owner states that this print was imported to the U.S. from Mexico no later than 1945. The pictorialist style would place the print between 1905 and 1920. It is labeled "Tepozotlan" in pencil on the mount. Heavy wooden frame apparently machined, as opposed to hand-made. Condition of this print: Fine. View more info

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The People of Kau

By: RIEFENSTAHL, Leni.

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: 52322

ISBN: 0060135697


RIEFENSTAHL, LENI. The People of Kau, New York: Harper & Row, 1976. Tall quarto, first English language edition, pp. 224. green cloth boards with brown stamped lettering on spine, color photos. Record of the Nazi propagandist's time spent among a primitive tribe in Sudan. Condition of this book: Minor stain to boards at tail of spine, jacket chipped along top edge. Leaves clean and tight, little pink star at bottom edge (likely remainder mark), images fine. View more info

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Kazu

By: RITTS, Herb

Price: $250.00

Edition: first and only,

Seller ID: 50398

ISBN: 4891944471

Condition: near fine


RITTS, HERB. Kazu, Tokyo: Parco, 1995. Folio, only edition, pp. 52, printed boards, duotone plates of the Japanese athlete Kazu, Kazuyoshi Miura, wearing little or nothing. Typical Ritts quality (that is, extraordinary), all photos single-page, some with no bleed. Scarce. Condition of this book: Dust jacket shows light wear, no tears. Leaves clean and tight. View more info

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Pictures

By: RITTS, Herb

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 53574


RITTS, HERB. Pictures, Altadena, Calif.: Twin Palms, 1988. Folio, 3rd edition, unpaginated with 78 plates, some folding, no text, blind-stamped black cloth boards, with many of Ritts' best-known photos. This book has been a huge seller, probably Ritts' most important book. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info