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Photographic Lenses, A Simple Treatise

By: ANDREWS, Herbert, and BECK, Conrad.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 52418

ANDREWS, HERBERT, and BECK, CONRAD. Photographic Lenses, A Simple Treatise, London: R&J Beck, no date (circa 1910). 12mo, 6th revised edition, pp. 320, red cloth boards with black-stamped lettering on spine and upper panel, halftones and line drawings. Written for the working photographer, with practical advice. Roosens/Salu 6026 does not mention this edition but takes note of a 7th edition dated 1912. Condition of this book: Boards stained with a chip in the upper joint. Endpapers browned, with drawings in back pages, images fine. 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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Practical Stereoscopic Photography

By: DALZELL, J. Moir, and LINSSEN, E.F.

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: 52457

DALZELL, J. MOIR, and LINSSEN, E.F. Practical Stereoscopic Photography, London: Technical Press, 1953. Octavo, revision of a 1936 first edition, pp. xv, 240, blue cloth boards with silver-stamped lettering on spine and upper panel, halftone photos, original bill of sale attached to rear endpaper. Revision updated Dalzell's original work to discuss the 35mm camera, with modern illustration. Condition of this book: Exceptional copy, near fine with minor spotting at top edge. View more info

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Alfred Stieglitz, Photographs and Writings


Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 53623

ISBN: 093511209X

GREENOUGH, SARAH, and HAMILTON, JUAN. Alfred Stieglitz, Photographs and Writings, Washington: National Gallery, 1983. Large folio, first edition, pp. 247, beige cloth boards with black lettering stamped on spine, tritone photo plates of Stieglitz's most important photos, released to accompany an exhibit. Condition: Fine, no flaws.. 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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By: LAN-DAVIS, Cyril, and BOOTH, Lionel Barton

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: 52402

LAN-DAVIS, CYRIL F., and BOOTH, LIONEL BARTON. Telephotography, London: Routledge, 1921. 12mo, second edition revised, pp. xiii, 116, green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and blind-stamped lettering on upper panel, halftone photos. Boothi is credited with writing this edition but he says he merely updated the work of Lan-Davis, who had died after the first edition was published. Lan-Davis here put forward a "theory of telephotography," the first ever published, he said. See Roosens/Salu 10341. Condition of this book: Boards lightly worn at extremities. Leaves clean and tight... View more info

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Attracted to Light

By: STARN, Mike & Doug.

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 54126

ISBN: 1576871894

MIKE & DOUG STARN. Attracted to Light, New York: Blind Spot Photography, 2003. Square quarto, first edition, pp. 120 with 2 gatefolds, black printed boards with a photo mounted on front, tritone and color photos, essays by Vladimir Nabokov, Demetrio Paparoni and Victor Pelevin. The Starns explain the meaning of the universe through the metaphor of nocturnal insects. Condition of this book: Slight wear at covers, overall fine. View more info

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Developers and Development

By: TENNANT, John A.

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: 52460

TENNANT, JOHN A. Developers and Development, New York: Tennant and Ward, 1912. 12mo, first edition, pp. 64, blue cloth boards with gilt-stamped lettering on spine, blind-stamped logo on upper panel. "A practical survey of the principal developers and their characteristic points: with reliable formulae and instructions for their use in negative making." Roosens/Salu 3091. Condition of this book: Boards lightly worn with tiny white speckles. Leaves clean and tight, toning. View more info

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Karl Blossfeldt, Photography

By: WILDE, ANN and JURGEN (editors).

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 53599

ISBN: 3893224084

WILDE, ANN and JURGEN (editors). Karl Blossfeldt, Photography, Germany: Cantz, undated (probably 1990s). Quarto, priority unknown, pp. 160, tritone plates. Shows the famous Art Forms in Nature photos that heralded the arrival of Blossfeldt, a metalworker, as an important voice in modern photography. With essays by the Wildes and Christian Schreirer. Condition of this book: Near fine with light wear to the jacket, minor soiling at edges. View more info