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9 photos including Franklin D. Roosevelt

By: "Casper"

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: giprints

Vernacular photos by a G.I. identified only as "Casper," most locations unknown, World War II era. About 5x4 inches or 13x10cm, gelatin silver prints, an unusual mix of subject matter highlighted by a casual shot of Franklin D. Roosevelt in a muddy Jeep being driven by a corporal, with the president saluting an unidentified officer. Other images show planes and plane wreckage, destroyers in port (postwar), and G.I.'s at ease. Condition of these prints: Very good and clear, little deterioration of the images. View more info

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Photographs of Edinburgh


Price: $350.00

Seller ID: 52164

BALLANTYNE, R.M. Photographs of Edinburgh by Archibald Burns, Glasgow et al: Andrew Duthie et al., no date (1868, according to British Library). Octavo, priority unknown to me, pp. 84, 3 (ads), green cloth boards with gilt lettering inside gilt border to upper panel, 12 plates with albumen prints by Archibald Burns, measuring about 8x10cm. "Burns was based in Edinburgh between 1858, when he is first recorded as a member of the Photographic Society of Scotland, and his death in the early 1880s. Burns made his living principally from selling stock-images of Edinburgh for the burgeoning touris... View more info

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By: BIDAUT, Jayne Hinds,

Price: $800.00

Seller ID: 50520

ISBN: 1888001798

BIDAUT, JAYNE HINDS. Tintypes, No. 45 of an edition of 100, quarto, Graphis, 1999, pp. 224, red cloth boards in a black cloth-covered wooden clamshell box, essay by Eugenia Parry, with a dedication by the artist and an original tintype of a butterfly (2.5x3.5 inches) signed by the artist. Fine in scuffed clamshell. A mostly forgotten phenomenon, the tintype is a thin piece of sheet iron enameled black or brown-black with a collodion coating to hold an image. It was the first photographic process that was widely available to anybody, with itinerant practitioners of the art selling their work... View more info

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Esthetique de la Photographie

By: BOURGEOIS, M. Paul [editor].

Price: $600.00

Seller ID: 53214

BOURGEOIS, M. PAUL [editor]. Esthetique de la Photographie, Paris: Photo-Club de Paris, 1900. Folio, first edition, pp. 96, 6 (tables), 14 plates, original wrappers, rebound in blue cloth with decorative marbled paper on front and back, gilt lettering and decoration on spine with brown morocco label, regal bookplate on front pastedown, gift inscription on flyleaf. The Eastman House's "Imagining Paradise" says this book "can be considered the manifesto of the pictorialist movement in France. (p. 205)." It is an illustrated series of essays by members of the photo club including Demachy an... View more info

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Chagall Lithograph

By: CAIN, Julien

Price: $800.00

Seller ID: 52924

CAIN, JULIEN. Chagall Lithograph, Monte Carlo: Andre Sauret, 1969. Folio, German language edition, pp. 179, 1 (note), gray cloth boards with black stamped lettering on spine and upper panel, dust jacket and frontispiece lithographs created by Marc Chagall at the Mourlot Freres studio in Paris, with original acetate wrapper. Volume 3 of the 6-volume Chagall lithograph catalogue raisonne. The German edition is scarce in any condition; especially so in fine quality. Condition of this book: Faint age-toning to jacket edges, a few small cracks in acetate wrapper, else fine. View more info

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Fifth Annual Portfolio of the Photographic Education Society

By: CALLAHAN, HARRY, and students.

Price: $1,500.00

Seller ID: 52737

CALLAHAN, HARRY, and his students, Fifth Annual Portfolio of the Photographic Education Society, Providence: Rhode Island School of Design, 1971. 27 prints including Callahan's 1967 photo Multiple Exposure/Providence, gelatin silver measuring about 7.25x4.75 inches or 18x12cm, mounted on heavy white card stock measuring 14x11 inches, in its original brown solander box, together with 26 photos by Callahan's students, some of whom went on to become collected photographers in their own right (Paul Krot, Henry Horenstein, Robert Richfield). See complete list below. Callahan was director of t... View more info

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New York Herald

By: Designer unknown

Price: $250.00

Seller ID: heraldposter

Designer unknown, advertising poster for the New York Herald, June 5, 1898. Measuring about 11.5x19 inches or 29x48cm, with linen back adding 2 inches or 5cm all around. With initials HC, this designer is unknown to me. Newspaper posters of the 19th century were typically done on newspaper stock, made to last a week, and gone with the wind after that. Those I have seen are usually in desperately poor condition. The present poster is on a heavier stock, which would explain its survival. Condition of this print: Edge tears, chips and wrinkles professionally repaired. Minor stain near lowe... View more info

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Swiss Army officer

By: DURUSSEL, Eugene.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: cdv001

Undated CDV from Lausanne, officer in uniform with sword sheathed at his side, rear label of Photographie du Bugnon, Eugene Durussel. Condition of this print: Light wear, one short crack away from the image of the soldier. View more info

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5 Zurich prints

By: Editions Photoglob, Schroeder & Cie.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: zurichprints

Editions Photoglob, Schroeder & Cie. 5 mounted prints, Zurich, undated (1890s). 27x20.5cm on heavy cardboard mounts measuring 36x28, collotypes captioned in the negatives, showing Bahnhof, Tonhalle, theater, with outdoor views. Schroeder was a professional photographer with a studio in Zurich. He worked from the 1870s through the 1890s, specializing in topography of Austria, Egypt and Switzerland (see Gary Edwards' International Guide to Nineteenth-Century Photographers). Condition of these prints: Mounts are a bit wavy, images fine. View more info

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S.S. Manhattan arrives in New York Harbor

By: Fairchild Aerial Surveys

Price: $1,000.00

Seller ID: shipprint

FAIRCHILD AERIAL SURVEYS, S.S. Manhattan arrives in New York Harbor, undated (1932). 15x19.5 inches or 38x50cm, gelatin silver print, framed under glass on its original mount, Fairchild credit in the negative, labeled on the mount. The background provides a beautifully clear view of the lower Manhattan skyline, with the long-gone aquarium in Battery Park at right center (the round building). The ship was launched in 1931, at the outset of the Depression, and was considered an expensive gamble on the part of its owner, United States Lines. As the label says, at the time of their construction... View more info

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Traces of Antiquity in the Greek Landscape

By: FAKIDI, Maria, and MINAIDI, Dora,

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 50579

ISBN: 960161253X

FAKIDI, MARIA, and MINADI, DORA. Traces of Antiquity in the Greek Landscape, Athens: Patakis Publishers, 2003. Large, heavy quarto, English language edition, pp. 490, orange cloth boards with gray lettering on front and spine, extensive illustration with color photos, text by Maria Bellogianni. Scarce title, not for the casual traveler but for the serious student and artifact hunter who wants to explore the Greek landscape away from the tourist attractions, although the photographers do devote attention to the famous sites like the Acropolis and Knossos. Condition of this book: Dust jac... View more info

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Poster ad for In Search of Mademoiselle

By: GIBBS, George

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: gibbsposter

GIBBS, GEORGE. Advertising poster for his novel In Search of Mademoiselle, 1901. Measuring about 13.5x21.5 inches or 34x55cm, with linen back adding about 2 inches to all sides. Gibbs' novel is a romantic period piece, which he also illustrated, so it was only appropriate for him to illustrate the advertising. He was a real workhorse, doing covers for the Saturday Evening Post and other magazines while cranking out a novel a year, some of which got turned into movies. This poster is a great example of the Art Nouveau style that dominated the era. Condition of this print Tear, chips and ... View more info

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By: GIBSON, Charles Dana.

Price: $500.00

Seller ID: gibsonposter

GIBSON, CHARLES DANA. Drawings advertisement, 1894. Measures about 23x17 inches or 59x43cm, with linen back adding a couple inches to all margins. Gibson's advertisement for his book "Drawings," published by R.H. Russell & Son in 1894. The book is scarce and highly collectible, the poster is beyond scarce. Gibson's most famous creation was the Gibson Girl, who became part of the American vocabulary as a synonym for the ideal woman. Condition of this print: Tear has been repaired by a professional conservator; edges restored. Crease mark down center, inoffensive. A few minor ink squiggle... View more info

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Pure Invention: The Table Top Still Life


Price: $90.00

Seller ID: 50794

ISBN: 1560980052

GROOVER, JAN. Pure Invention: The Table Top Still Life, Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990. Quarto, first edition, pp. 63, wraps, 23 platinum-palladium prints on individual leaves. Part of the Smithsonian series "Photographers at Work," this book includes a 12-page interview with Groover and a 2-page bio. Condition of this book: Covers slightly age-toned. Leaves clean and tight. View more info

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Musee D'Orsay, Chefs-doeuvre de la collection photographique

By: HEILBRUN, Francoise, and NEAGU, Philippe.

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 53238

ISBN: 290405720X

HEILBRUN, FRANCOISE, and NEAGU, PHILIPPE [editors]. Musee D'Orsay, Chefs-doeuvre de la collection photographique, Paris: Philippe Sers, 1986. Quarto, unpaginated with a 9-page introduction and 176 photos in sepia, duotone and color, beige cloth boards with red lettering to spine and front, text in French. A pre-modern collection that begins with daguerreotypes and Talbot. Condition of this book: Faintly worn jacket, else fine. View more info

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A Manual of Photoengraving

By: JENKINS, Harry

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 52169

JENKINS, HARRY. A Manual of Photoengraving, Chicago: Inland Printer, 1902. Octavo, second edition, pp. 169, 5 (ads), blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and upper panel, 5 color frontis plates demonstrating the four-color process, numerous other illustrated plates, 2 former owners' names on free front endpaper, Inland Printer catalog attached to rear pastedown. This edition added chapters on halftone color work by Frederick Ives and Stephen Horgan. Roosens/Salu 8334 erroneously credits the entire edition to Ives and Horgan. Condition of this book: Boards lightly worn but both... View more info

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12 Paris photos, 1880s

By: L.P, E.F.

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: parisphot

12 mounted photos of Paris, no dates (1880s), photographers identified as L.P. and E.F. Albumen prints measuring about 8.5x11 inches or 22x28cm, mounted on heavy card stock. Two of the cards have photos on either side, the ones on the reverse showing interior views of an unnamed cathedral. This collection seems to have come from two or three sets. The presence of a high-wheeler bicycle, plus the fashions shown, indicate an 1880s shooting. Gary Edwards, in The International Guide to Nineteenth-Century Photographers, p. 407, notes that L.P. had a studio in Paris. Auctioned photos by L.P. were... View more info

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Scribner's for May

By: MASTERS, Frank B.

Price: $900.00

Seller ID: mastersprint

MASTERS, FRANK B. Scribner's for May, n.d. (circa 1900). Poster measuring about 15x22.5 inches or 38x57cm, with linen back adding another couple inches on all sides. The image is a classic advertisement for Scribner's magazine, showing a railroad bridge under construction. The artist was a student of Howard Pyle who made a career of illustrating books and magazines. The print is scarce in any condition; this one as been brought up to fine quality by a professional paper conservator. Condition of this print: Short tears and chips at edges repaired, edges slightly darkened. View more info

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Greta Garbo, Queen Christina

By: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: garboprints

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer publicity shots and stills for the 1933 film "Queen Christina," starring Greta Garbo as the queen and John Gilbert as her Spanish lover. 3 8x10 gelatin silver prints on resin-coated paper and one slightly smaller print of the same nature, two stills from the film and two publicity shots of just Garbo. 3 of the 4 prints are labeled in the negative. The film features Garbo as the 17th-century Swedish queen who abdicated to be with her non-royal lover -- a total Hollywood fabrication, as the real queen reputedly was a lesbian who abdicated after announcing that she had no i... View more info

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Miro Lithographs II

By: MIRO, Joan.

Price: $800.00

Seller ID: 52916

ISBN: 0814805833

MIRO, JOAN. Lithographs, Volume II, New York: Leon Amiel, 1975. Folio, No. 1037 of an edition of 5000, pp. 253, 1 (note), white cloth boards with red stamped lettering and logo on spine, belly band, original acetate over-wrap, original cardboard slipcase, 11 bound-in lithographs (some double-page), plus jacket pulled at Mourlot studio. Part of the 4-volume catalogue raisonne for Miro's lithographs. Condition of this book: Fine, flawless. View more info