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La Dolce Vita

By: AARONS, Slim.

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: 53778


SLIM AARONS. La Dolce Vita, New York: Abrams, 2012. Quarto, first edition, pp. 240, blue cloth boards with gilt lettering in spine and front, color and duotone photos. Aarons, longtime profiler of American luxury and gross excess, brings his cameras to Italy for the usual treatments of celebrities and other people with too much money. Condition of this book: Front panel of jacket is curling upward from bottom edge, boards' edges sunned, overall very good. View more info

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Berenice Abbott, American Photographer

By: ABBOTT, Berenice

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 53063

ISBN: 0070475512


O'NEAL, HANK, and ABBOTT, BERENICE. Berenice Abbott, American Photographer, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1982. Large folio, first edition, pp. 256, red cloth boards with silver-stamped lettering to spine and front, duotone photos. Career review with some photos previously unseen by the public, full plate and double plate. See Roosens/Salu 26. Condition of this book: Dust jacket lightly worn, toned at edges; leaves also toned at edges, images fine. View more info

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Berenice Abbott, American Photographer

By: ABBOTT, Berenice.

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: 53364

ISBN: 0070475512


ABBOTT, BERENICE. American Photographer, n.p.: Artpress, 1982. Folio, copy No. 262 of an edition of 400, pp. 256, red cloth boards with silver lettering on front and spine, slipcased, duotone photos, signed on the limitation page by Abbott. This edition was issued with a signed print, but the present copy lacks that. A beautifully printed retrospective on Abbott's entire career. Condition of this book: Very near fine with some flaking to the silver lettering on th... View more info

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Dead & Fermented

By: ACHIAM, Steven, and YDE, Henrik.

Price: $450.00

Seller ID: 53147


ACHIAM, STEVEN, and YDE, HENRIK. Dead & Fermented, n.p.: CurryinaHurry, 2013. Quarto, first edition, pp. 291, black cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering to front and spine, manga pamphlet laid in, plus overlays and numerous bits of ephemera such as a business card, notes, a printed-out email and other oddments clipped to various leaves. Signed by Yde on the limitation page. Yde, the acclaimed chef at Kiin Kiin in Copenhagen, here presents an investigation of his ... View more info

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Images 1923-1974

By: ADAMS, Ansel

Price: $80.00

Seller ID: 53102

ISBN: 0821206001


ADAMS, ANSEL. Images 1923-1974, Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1974. Large folio (17.5x14 inches), first trade edition, pp. [2], 128, frontispiece, black and gray cloth boards with silver lettering on spine and front, duotone plates, original slipcase, gift inscription inked onto a preliminary page, foreword by Wallace Stegner. 103 plates spanning Adams' long career, including some of his most sought-after prints in a beautiful large-format presentation. Conditi... View more info

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Yosemite and the Range of Light

By: ADAMS, Ansel.

Price: $480.00

Seller ID: 51686

ISBN: 0821207504


ADAMS, ANSEL. Yosemite and the Range of Light, Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1979. Oblong folio, second printing (created for Time-Life subscribers), pp. 28, 116 duotone plates, 1 (acknowledgements), maroon and gray cloth boards, signed by the photographer on a plate mounted on the free front endpaper. This was the last important book from Adams, who died in 1984.; introduced by Paul Brooks. Condition of this book: Boards lightly worn with a few discolored spo... View more info

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Beauty in Photography, Essays in Defense of Traditional Values

By: ADAMS, Robert

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 52414

ISBN: 0893810800


ADAMS, ROBERT. Beauty in Photography, Essays in Defense of Traditional Values, New York: Aperture, 1981. Octavo, first edition, pp. 108, 1 (acknowledgements), cream cloth boards with lavender lettering stamped into spine, blind-stamped lettering on upper panel, halftones. 10 essays by a leader of the New Topographics movement whose American West is considered one of the most important books in modern photography. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info

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Brasileiros (Brazilians): o olhar andarilho de Araqem Alcantara

By: ALCANTARA, Araquem,

Price: $120.00

Seller ID: 50667

ISBN: 8589423026


ALCANTARA, ARAQUEM. Brasileiros (Brazilians): o olhar andarilho de Araqem Alcantara, Sao Paulo: Terrabrasil, 2004. Folio, pp. 182, printed boards, duotone photos, text in English and Portuguese. As the title implies, Alcantara roams the landscape of Brazil emotionally very far away from the tourist zones to show a life of a diverse, typically pre-modern land. Condition of this book: Dust jacket shows light wear, no tears. Leaves clean and tight. View more info

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Acid Candy

By: ALDRIDGE, Miles;

Price: $550.00

Seller ID: 51517

ISBN: 9071848051


ALDRIDGE, MILES. Acid Candy, Amsterdam: Reflex New Art Gallery, 2008. Oblong folio, edition of 1,000, pp. 124, black cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on spine and front, color photos, inscribed on the title page by the photographer "For Julia." Glenn O'Brien writes in his introduction: "The reason that Miles Aldridge's photographs are not surrealism is that this is the future and these two states, dream and reality, have resolved themselves in the fabric o... View more info

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Photographs for the Tsar, The Pioneering Color Photography of Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii Commissioned by Tsar Nicholas II

By: ALLSHOUSE, Robert [editor].

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: 52304

ISBN: 0803769962


ALLSHOUSE, ROBERT H. [editor]. Photographs for the Tsar, The Pioneering Color Photography of Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii Commissioned by Tsar Nicholas II, New York: Dial Press, 1981. Large quarto, first printing, pp. xxiii, 216, copper-colored paper-covered boards, color and duotone photos. Shows the work of a photographer who was way ahead of his time, traveling around Russia in 1909 to create color images of the countryside and its people, in an era when co... View more info

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The Fine Art of Photography

By: ANDERSON, PAUL L.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 52401


ANDERSON, PAUL L. The Fine Art of Photography, Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1919. Octavo, first edition, pp. 315, printed boards, color frontispiece, halftone plates, line drawings. A supplement to Anderson's 1917 work on pictorial photography, the present volume "pointing out the underlying principles of art, insofar as they can be applied to photography," the author says in the foreword. See Roosens-Salu 8541. Condition of this book: Very good with a few minor mark... View more info

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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 uppe... View more info

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The Secret Museum of Mankind

By: Anonymous.

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 52616


Anonymous. The Secret Museum of Mankind, New York: Manhattan House, undated (early to mid-20th century). Octavo, priority unknown, unpaginated, blue cloth boards with black stamped labeling on spine and front, former owner's name stamped on endpages. Only text is the captioning for hundreds of halftone photos that present folk and native cultures and costume from around the world, documenting ways of life that are now largely bygone. Condition of this book: Covers... View more info

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Le Paysan de Paris

By: ARAGON, Louis.

Price: $600.00

Seller ID: 53784


LOUIS ARAGON. Le Paysan de Paris, New York: Limited Editions Club, 1994. Folio, No. 15 of an edition of 300, pp. 163, 1 (limitation page), gray-green cloth boards with black lettering to spine and front, slipcased, gravure frontis of Aragon by Henri Cartier-Bresson, illustration by Bresson, signed by Bresson on the limitation page. Text in English, printed on Velin Arches paper. Surreal novel by Aragon interspersed with realistic artwork by Bresson. Includes Limite... View more info

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Tokyo Jinsei: Since 1962

By: ARAKI, Nobuyoshi,

Price: $600.00

Seller ID: 50307

ISBN: 4862380336


ARAKI, NOBUYOSHI. Tokyo Jinsei: Since 1962, Tokyo: Bajiriko, 2006. Octavo, pp. 319, printed boards, duotones, signed on the ffep and pastedown by Araki. Catalog published in conjunction with an exhibition "Araki Nobuyoshi Tōkyō jinsei" held at Edo T̄ōkyō Hakubutsukan, Oct. 17-Dec. 24, 2006. 3 in OCLC: Harvard, UC Berkeley, Waseda. Photos are as the title indicates: Tokyo life; so lacking the usual Araki bondage sex themes. Dust jacket and obi... View more info

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I Love

By: ARAKI, Nobuyoshi,

Price: $1,500.00

Seller ID: 50306

ISBN: 4886720528


ARAKI, NOBUYOSHI. I Love, Japan, 1989. Quarto, pp. 137, white cloth boards with black lettering on spine, duotone photos, dust jacket, obi band, signed by Araki with a drawing on the ffep and front pastedown (see photos). Not in OCLC. The pictures here present the typical Araki themes -- bondage and sex. This volume is extremely scarce. Dust jacket and obi band show light wear, no tears. Leaves clean and tight. Boards and jacket have a few small indentations. View more info

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Tokyo Lucky Hole 1983-1985

By: ARAKI, Nobuyoshi,

Price: $250.00

Seller ID: 50397

ISBN: 4872330021


ARAKI, NOBUYOSHI. Tokyo Lucky Hole 1983-1985, Tokyo: Ohta Shuppan, 1990. Octavo, first edition, pp. 269, wraps with dust jacket, should have obi band but doesn't, black and white photos. Extensive documentation of the Tokyo sex district Kabuki-cho in the early 1980s. Although this area was allowed to flourish, Araki's photos of it were censored with black strips covering key body parts, which only adds to the book's humor. Later editions were less demure. Text is almo... View more info

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L'Institut, Journal General des Societes et Travaux scientifiques ...

By: ARNOULT, Eugene [editor].

Price: $2,500.00

Seller ID: 53827


EUGENE ARNOULT [editor]. L'Institut, Journal General des Societes et Travaux scientifiques ..., 52 weekly issues, Nos. 262-313, Paris: 1839. Quarto, pp. 479, bound in marbled paper boards, quarter leather. These issues include the first reports of the spectacular developments in photography's miracle year of 1839, when Louis Daguerre's achievements in image-making were revealed to the world. Arnoult, founder, owner and editor of the journal, was probably in attenda... View more info

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Observations

By: AVEDON, Richard, and CAPOTE, Truman.

Price: $350.00

Seller ID: 53209


AVEDON, RICHARD, and CAPOTE, TRUMAN. Observations, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1959. Folio, first edition, pp. 152, printed boards, gravure plates showing artists, actors and other celebrities, slipcased. Roth, pp. 148-49: "Observations is the culmination of a creative collaboration between Richard Avedon and Alexey Brodovitch [the magazine editor]. ... Capote, who wrote his arch text between Breakfast at Tiffany's and In Cold Blood, is most valuable here for conveyin... View more info

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Evidence, 1944-1994

By: AVEDON, Richard.

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 51929

ISBN: 067940922X


AVEDON, RICHARD. Evidence, 1944-1994, New York: Random House, 1994. Folio, first edition (first printing by this publisher's peculiar designation), pp. 183, printed boards, color and duotone photos. Accompanied an exhibition at the Whitney Museum in Manhattan. Condition of this book: A near fine copy with age toning at edges, images fine. View more info