Paris: nd. [circa 1940s]. Photograph. Very unusual advertising piece. Effectively offering an alternative to attending a cabaret strip tease. They will photograph dancers and send the purchaser a small leather bound album with 10 photos on glossy paper...for a bit more money, you can get them framed and behind glass... Item #9921
Leica Photography:. Vol. VII, Nos X-XII and Vol. VII, Nos VI-VII (1938, Oct-Dec; 1939, June-July).
New York: E. Leitz, 1938-39. First Edition(s). Original Wraps. Light shelf/edge wear to all, touch of rubbing at some spines, spot on one cover, else tight, bright and unmarred. Color pictorial wraps. Thin 4to(s). Illus. (color and b/w plates). Various. Item #3778
London & New York: Merrell Publishers Limited, 2004. First Edition. Hardcover. Richly illustrated and designed by Monica Sziladi, Sombra is the second book by this renowned NYC fashion photographer. The rich duotone images (many subtly toned and/or solarized) are exclusively of men and very evocative. A very handsome copy. Tight... Item #6917
Kyoto: Korinsha, 1997. First Edition Thus. Original Wraps. Text in English and German. Published to accompany Araki's exhibition at Wiener Succession. A remarkable collection of images. Overall, a handsome copy of this increasingly difficult to secure exhibition catalogue. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very minor shelf/edge wear, tiny closed... Item #5934
New York: Random House, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. A cornerstone work by Avedon in very handsome condition. Tight, bright and unmarred. Clear acetate DJ unmarred. Brown cloth boards, red ink lettering. fo. Illus. (b/w plates). np. Index of Plates. Item #5911
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. Exhibition catalogue. Prepared in for the exhibition In the American West: Photographs by Richard Avedon on view at the Amnon Carter Museum. Designed by Marvin Israel and Elizabeth Avedon and with essay by Laura Wilson, it is widely considered his finest... Item #7315
Zurich/New York: Scalo Publishers, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ bright and clean. White paper boards, black ink lettering, frontispiece. 8vo. 116pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Item #1841
Will Soule. Indian Photographer at Fort Sill, Oklahoma 1869-74.
Los Angeles, CA: The Ward Ritchie Press, 1972. First Edition thus. Glossy Pictorial Wraps. A collection of exceptional images captured by Soule during his time photographing the construction of Fort Sill, includes essays and well crafted image notes. A very handsome copy. Very minimal shelf/edge wear, soft crease near front... Item #874
Self-Portrait in the Age of Photography:. Photographers Reflecting on Their Own Image.
Switzerland: Benteli Verlag Bern, 1986. First Edition. Glossy Pictorial Wraps. Exhibition catalog. A very handsome copy of this rather scarce and wonderful collection of images. Very minor shelf wear, tiny foutain pen mark at top edge of text block, else tight, bright and unmarred. 4to. 247pp. Illus. (color and b/w... Item #2263
New York: Khelcom Press. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Each of its thirty leaves yields tow printed surfaces by virtue of the fore-edge fold. Sixteen original copper-plate photogravures were made and printed by the photographer, who also carved the fourteen woodblocks of imagery and sacred text drawn from Ge'ez scrolls and books... Item #8775
Zurich, Switzerland: Editions Stemmle, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. Exibition catalogue. A remarkable collection of nudes and the photographer's debut collection. A very handsome copy of this stunning collection of images. TIght, bright and unmarred. DJ brigh and clean. Black paper boards, in blind lettering, frontispiece. 4to. np. Illus. (sepia plates). Item #5907
New York: Knopf, July 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Fifty-one B&W photos from 1900-1921: some ads and still lifes; many portraits including Edward VII, Nijinsky, Ruth St. Denis, Anna Pavlova, Gloria Swanson, Charles Chaplin. Adolphe de Meyer was the leading fashion photographer of the 1920's. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ show..... Item #175
The Man Who Photographed The World:. Burton Holmes Travelogues, 1892-1938.
New York: Abrams, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Introduction by Irving Wallace. Holmes purchased his first camera in 1883 and continued to snap until his death at 88. A remarkable collection of images. Noted flaws notwithstanding, a very handsome copy. Touch of dust staining at top of text block, hint of... Item #4741
Whisper of the Muse. The Overstone Album & Other Photographs.
Malibu: John Paul Getty Museum, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited edition of 4000 copies. A lovely copy of a rather scarce volume. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very light sun bleaching at spine and minimal edge wear. Brown cloth boards, embossed (decorative). 103pp. 0.50 x 11.50 x 9.50. Illus. (b/w plates). Bibliography. Index. Item #462
New York: Aperture, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. An as new copy of this remarkable collection of images. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ bright and clean. Black cloth boards, grey ink lettering, grey endpages, frontispiece. Oblong 8vo. 191pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Item #5212
Cartter, George R. (text); Cartter, Robert Ansel (photos).
Twilight of the Jackass Prospector:. Death Valley Area Portraits of the 1930's.
Morongo Valley, CA: Sagebrush Press, 1982. First Edition. Glossy Pictorial Wraps. A remarkable collection of images from the 1930s in and around Death Valley. The cover image, a 1935 color portrait taken in Ballarat, is exceptional. A near pristine copy of this increasing scarce volume. Very minimal shelf/edge wear, else... Item #1230
de Beaupre, Marion, Baumet, Stephane, Poschardt, Ulf.
Archeology of Elegance. 1980-2000. Twenty Years of Fashion Photography.
London: Thames & Hudson, .2002. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. 'Fashion photography has emerged as one of culture's core mediums where the medium has become the message.' Includes some 215 photographs in by 62 of the world's best photographers. Essay by Ulf Poschardt. Translated from the German. Tight, bright, and... Item #6919
Stopping Time:. The Photographs of Harold Edgerton.
New York: Abrams, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Review copy. Edgerton was at the cutting edge of of capturing high-velocity objects (as evidenced by the cover shot of a bullet passing through an apple). A very handsome copy of this minor classic. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ bright and clean. Grey... Item #5928
New York: Rizzoli, 1988. First Edition thus. Glossy Pictorial Wraps. Pepared for the exhibition of Man Ray's lesser known fashion photography. A very handsome copy. Very minor shelf wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. 112pp. 32 cm. Item #848
Photographing Medicine:. Images and Power in Britain and America Since 1840.
New York: Greenwood Press, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. "The book contains more than 250 photographs which are representative of the thousands that were studied. Each photograph is evaluated and interpreted in terms of the intended meaning and purpose of the images...The basic information regarding the interpretation of photographic conventions should... Item #3038
New York: JMc & GHB Editions, 2008. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "JMc & GHB Editions has announced their forthcoming publication, James Frey’s Wives, Wheels, Weapons. Published as a companion volume to Frey’s latest novel, Bright, Shiny Morning (Harper Collins, 2008), Wives, Wheels, Weapons is an artist’s book which excerpts three stories..... Item #7965
San Francisco, CA: Fraenkel Gallery/Meridian Printing, 2000. First Edition/Limited Edition. Hardcover. Text by John Szarkowski. A very handsome copy of this emerging classic. Numbered and signged by the artist, else tight, bright and unmarred. Blue cloth boards, in blind lettering, pictorial paper onlay, blue endpages. Square 8vo. 96pp. Illus. (b/w..... Item #5916
Forbidden Photographs Original Maquettes and Image Negatives.
Sun in Scorpio, 1981. Limited Edition/Unique. Hardcover and Original Sheets. "Charles Gatewood's world is not for everyone. These photographs, themselves quite understated, present some of the most gruesome and irresistible body piercings, tattoos, and alternative characters. Gatewood's writings provide a vivid travelog insight into the lives of Annie Sprinkle, Sailor... Item #9187
Oakwood, CA: Greenery Press, 2003. First Edition. Original Wraps. A "how to" photography book for those with off-the-beaten-path suject foci. Strong text supported by some exceptional photography. Quite uncommon signed. Inscribed by Gatewood. Hint of shelf/edge wear, inscribed by author at title page, else tight, bright and unmarred. Glossy color... Item #6512
New York: powerHouse Books, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. "In Gibson's books, the sequencing and arrangement of images play an important role. This, combined with their stylized character - achieved with high contrast, shadows, varied depth of field, cropping - gives his work a dreamlike or surreal quality. EX LIBRIS is... Item #5912