Circa 1880. Leather-bound photo album, approximately 6 1/2" by 5 1/2", with embossed ornamentation, gilt text and metal clasps. All edges gilt. Light rubbing and abrasions to leather. Faint soiling to silk moiré end pages. Album pages are gilt-decorated thick card stock. Contains thirty-six photographs of ladies and a few gentlemen, each approximately 2 1/2" by 3 1/2". Foxing to pages. Some cardboard mounts are torn. Photos predominately taken by F.C. Weston in Bangor, ME. Subjects unidentified. CONSIGNMENT. shelved case 1.
Cleveland: The New Gallery of Contemporary Art, 1980. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with black text; Covers are lightly age toned with minor rubbing on exterior and along edges, otherwise intact; Text block shows slight wear with lightly age toned edges, due to age & handling and some writing on title page, but overall clean with tight binding; pp 64.
Ottawa, Canada. McClelland and Stewart Limited. 1976. FOLIO; VG/VG-; dj, Blue Spine w/ White Text; HB; Red Paper Spine w/ Gilt Text; Ex Libris, Bookplate, Insert; Shelf Wear w/ Bumping; Text block, Clean; 293pp.; Illus., Many Color Photos; dj, Rubbing, Slight Stains, Chipping, Open & Closed Tears; Small Tears.---SOME TEXT IN FRENCH---FROM THE LIBRARY OF CASPAR W. WEINBERGER.
Garden City: American Photographic Book Publishing Co., Inc. 1979. Quarto; VG/VG-; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket is slightly age toned with small tear at head spine edge, and lightly rubbed edges and corners; Cloth has slight edge wear with otherwise clean and sturdy panels; Text block is very slightly age toned around edges, but pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 127.
Berlin: Berlinische Galerie, 1986. Booklet; G/no-DJ paperback; Gray spine with black text; Covers are slightly sunned with light rubbing along edges, and on exterior but intact, clean panels; Text block shows minor shelf wear due to handling, otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 80. German language.
St. Louis, MO: author, 1904. first edition. Oblong octavo in burgundy cloth hardcovers with gold letters; VG; boards with some soiling and discoloration; strong binding; paper slightly faded; dusty edges; contains 286 pages of full size photographs, with frontispiece in color; in good condition; shelved under Review Table or Alcove.
one carte de visite album, ~6 x 5 inches, with numerous Civil War era CdV's. The album contains: G. Garibaldi [SIGNED] (Giuseppe Garibaldi, an Italian general, politician and nationalist who played a large role in the history of Italy, considered one of the greatest generals of modern times), Tony Fellow?, O W Holmes (Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932, and as Acting Chief Justice of the United States from January–February 1930), Dr. E K Kane (Elisha Kent Kane, an American explorer, and member of two Arctic expeditions to rescue the explorer Sir John Franklin), H Clay (Henry Clay, served three non-consecutive terms as Speaker of the House of Representatives, helped elect John Quincy Adams as president, and Adams subsequently appointed Clay as Secretary of State), J C Calhoun (John Caldwell Calhoun, was an American statesman and political theorist from South Carolina, and the seventh Vice President of the United States from 1825 to 1832), Chancellor Kent (James Kent, an American jurist and legal scholar), Washington Irving (an American short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat, best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" (1819) and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"), Lord Taylor, Ed Everett (Edward Everett, an American politician, pastor, educator, diplomat, and orator from Massachusetts. Everett, a Whig, served as U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, the 15th Governor of Massachusetts, Minister to Great Britain, and United States Secretary of State. He also taught at Harvard University and served as its president.[wikipedia]), Dan Webster (Daniel Webster, an American politician who twice served in the United States House of Representatives, representing New Hampshire (1813–1817) and Massachusetts (1823–1827), served as a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (1827–1841 and 1845–1850) and was twice the United States Secretary of State, under Presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler (1841–1843) and Millard Fillmore (1850–1852). He and James G. Blaine were the only two people to serve as Secretary of State under three presidents. Webster also sought the Whig Party nomination for President three times: in 1836, 1840 and 1852.[wikipedia]), Hallie R.?, J. Fenimore Cooper (James Fenimore Cooper, a prolific and popular American writer), Com. Vanderbilt (Cornelius Vanderbilt, also known informally as "Commodore Vanderbilt", was an American business magnate and philanthropist who built his wealth in railroads and shipping), Gen. Pairs, ???, J. O. Woods, ???, Elliot Artist, Lord Lyons (Richard Bickerton Pemell Lyons, 1st Earl Lyons, 1st Viscount Lyons, 2nd Baron Lyons, 2nd Baronet, of Christchurch, an eminent British diplomat, the favourite of Queen Victoria. Lyons was an imperative element of British diplomacy during each of the four great crises of the second half of the 19th century: Italian unification, the American Civil War, the decline of the Ottoman Empire, and the replacement of France, by the unified Germany, as the dominant Continental power. He is best known for solving the Trent Affair during the American Civil War, for laying the foundations for the Special Relationship, and for predicting, 32 years before World War One, the occurrence of an imperial war between France and Germany that would destroy Britain’s international dominance.[wikipedia]), Grant Thorburn (author), W. C. Bryant (William Cullen Bryant, an American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post), Mrs. Ellis (Sarah Stickney Ellis, a Quaker turned Congregationalist who was the author of numerous books, mostly written about women's role(s) in society. She argued that it was the religious duty of women, as daughters, wives, and mothers, to provide the influence for good that would improve society. [wikipedia]), Princess Clotilde (Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy, was born in Turin to Vittorio Emanuele II, later King of Italy and his first wife Adelaide of Austria. She was the wife of Napoléon Joseph Charles Paul Bonaparte.), ???, Rogers, ???, Smith Hadden, Robert Mcfinger, D. Janmer, Virginia M. Irving?, Linean. The Album will not be broken up. RD consignment; shelved case 1.
Rome: late 1800s. Long, thick quarto in ivory and gold hardcovers with gilt all around; in good condition; set of 26 thick plates with a 10" X 8" photograph on each side; all are images of Rome's monuments and major sites, including the Vatican; tiny legends in Italian; boards show some soiling and are slightly bowed upwards; plates are thwarted upwards; first two plates show heavy soiling not affecting photographs; front and end pages are torn; shelved top of Case 0; please contact us for shipping costs; BB consignment.
Milan: Francesco Longoni (publisher), No date given. 12mo; VG-/no-DJ; Spine is thin and short, plastic protective cover over faded red spine, no text; Boards are edge worn, fraying and material loss to corners, back board and spine are completely detached from text block, design and text on front board is legible; Text block is an accordion style series of black and white photographs of Italian monuments, buildings and streets, paper and photographs are age-toned, foxing in some areas, binding is sensitive, text block is warped from humidity; Pages not numbered.
Charlottesville, Virginia: The Professional Photography Division of Eastman Kodak Company and Thomasson-Grant, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. oblong quarto, 171 pages; VG/VG; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; very mild wear to dust jacket; profusely illustrated; shelved photography.
Washington, DC: Loosestrife Editions, 2012. Square octavo; VG/VG; Grey spine with black text, reads "We Have Been Expecting You"; Dustjacket in protective plastic cover, dustjacket VG, back has very small yellow spot; Boards straight and strong, binding strong; Textblock: interior clean; Signed by author/compiler on page 5.
New York: Little, Brown, and Company, 1994. First Edition. Quarto; VG/VG; black spine with white text; jacket has rubbing on the front and back, light bumping on the head and tail of spine and edges; boards strong; textblock have light age toning; interior pages have light age toning around edges, otherwise interior pages clean; pp 135.
Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1979. Limited First Edition. Oblong quarto; 13 pp., 28 pp., 106 pp. black-and-white gloss plates, [3 pp.]; VG-; gray DJ, white lettering: light age-toning and mild scattered residue/water staining to margins of covers, closed tear to bottom corner of back cover, open tear to bottom corner of front cover at hinge, creasing to top margin of front cover and bottom margin of back cover, "$75.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, maroon buckram spine, purple cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: mild overall wear to boards, mild fading to edges; spine slight cocked, front board somewhat shaken, binding strong; mild age-toning/wear and slight waving to text-block, mild stain to bottom edge of text-block; light age-toning to margins of interior, occasional minor imperfections to leaves/plates, text and photographs unaffected; SIGNED by Ansel Adams to bookplate affixed to ffep, unnumbered special edition exclusively for Time/Life subscribers, dated 1980, Carmel, California; shelved Front Table.
Boston, Massachusetts: New York Graphic Society, 1976. First Printing. wide, oblong Qto. VG/VG. sunned ivory DJ spine, with black and gray (faded from red) titling. jacket front/rear have wide illustrations, framed by the basic ivory. dark orange clothbound HB, tiny stamped gilt characters. a touch of wear to spine ends and panel corners. illustrated with 109 b/w photographic plates. followed by a titled and numbered listing of the plates, the final section in the volume rear. slender ivory edges, clear all sides. 228 pp. ISBN# 0821206990.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1986. First Edition, Third Printing. Small quarto; VG/VG; white spine with black and grey text; jacket has age toning, spotting, price clipped on front flap; boards are clean, spine cocked and slightly shaken; textblock has spotting around edges, open tear at head edge of front pastedown, otherwise clean; pp 400.
San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1960. First Edition, Third Printing. 4to., xviii, 89pp.; VG/VG-; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; 2 1/2 inch long tear along upper edge of front cover near hinge, mild wear elsewhere; interior clean; SIGNED flat on half-title page by Ansel Adams; shelved case 11.
San Francisco: Sierra Club Publications, 1960. Third printing. Quarto; VG-/G-; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket has 2 inch closed tear at front head edge & two 1.5 inch closed tears at rear head edge with slight rubbing along spine & fore edges with other minor fraying along edges, but overall intact; Boards have slightly rubbed edges with clean and strong panels; Text block has slightly age toned pages which are unmarked with tight binding; pp 89.
Florida: Light Flight Publications, 1995. First Edition. First Edition; Signed; Quarto; VG-/VG-; Spine is black with white text; DJ has general shelf wear, some small creasing and edge wear, cover design is clear; Boards have minimal rubbing to corners, some small scratches and marks, small amount of edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear, binding strong; pp 192.
Le Sycomore, 1984. First Limited Edition (#176 of 500). Oblong folio in black cloth with black and white DJ in brodart; VG/VG; white letters on spine; DJ has some closed tears around edges, protected by brodart; strong binding; paper and text clean; pp. 301; author's signature and dedication on last front end page; very scarce; contains chapters on the uses of light in cinematography and in the arts, as well as philosophical and artistic descriptions of the role of light in photography; some full size pages in color; long, beautiful quote from Alain Robbe-Grillet inside front cover; in French; shelved case 11; please contact us for shipping costs.
Tartan Dragon, 2012. First Edition. oblong 4to., 240 pp., VG/VG; blue pictorial spine, white lettering; mild wear to DJ, mostly very mild wear to head and tail of spine; "£25.00" to back cover; navy blue cloth boards, bright metallic silver lettering to spine; minimal wear to boards; spine and boards somewhat cocked, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; interior pristine, with numerous full-color photographs of Antarctica and its wildlife; INSCRIBED by Allan to ffep; shelved Front Table.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2003. First Edition. square 4to., 209 pp., VG/VG; DJ, spine white with black/yellow/blue lettering, sepia photograph to front cover with white and black lettering, black and white photograph to back cover with white lettering; rubbing to edges of DJ with mild material loss to top left-hand corner of back cover; spot of brown residue to bottom edge of back flap; price uncut "$35.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black paper boards with white/yellow/blue lettering to spine and front board; mild bumping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine, no shelf lean; very mild shelfwear to boards (mostly light scratching), very mild bumping to corners of boards; full number line stated to copyright page; INSCRIBED by Iooss to half-title page, dated "4.4.03 ~ D.C." shelved Sports.
New York: Bonanza Books/Crown Books, 1965. Small Quarto; G+/G; Yellow spine with black text; Dust jacket has sunned spine, slightly age toned rear with moderate wear at head & tail of spine, along edges & lightly rubbed exteriors; Boards have minor wear along edges, otherwise clean & strong; Text block is lightly age toned overall, previous owner's name on ffep; pp 185.
Boston, Massachusetts: New York Graphic Society, No Date Given. First Printing. First Printing; Quarto; VG-/VG-; Spine is white with black and brown text, sunned; DJ has general edge wear, faint age-toning, design is clear; Boards have light general shelf wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, faint age-toning, content is clear; Pages not numbered; Additional shipping cost may be necessary for international and expedited orders.
Tokyo: Galerie Tokoro, 1992. Approx. 9.25" x 11.5" VG slender softcover with black spine and white lettering. Black-and-white plates of Anzai's photos of Noguchi's works with introductory text in both Japanese and English. Abrasion along front bottom edge as from removal of sticker. Clean and tight throughout. Shelve Sculpture.
Uzbekistan: Tashkent, 1986. First edition. Quarto. VG with VG dust jacket. Brown spine with white lettering. Dust jacket panels clean, covers clean. Binding strong. Text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and unmarked. Small pricing discoloration to top corner of half-title page where item was previously priced. 247pp. Text in English, Russian and Uzbek. Shelved in Russian/Slavic art subsection.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1985. First Edition. Folio, Unpaginated (174 pp., with 103 duotone plates, several two-page spreads and a three page); VG/VG; spine brown with title stamped in black, brown cloth-covered boards, with pictoral onlay to front and rear, clear acetate dust jacket; light sheltwear to dust jacket; text clear; shelved front table.
New York: American Photographic Book Publishing Co., Inc. 1957. Imperial octavo; good-;fair; dj, illustrated spine with black text; dj, shelf worn, with chipping and small open and closed tears; additional 2" closed tear, top edge of front cover; HB, white spine with red text; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; toning starts; rear hinge, cracked; endpapers, browned; text block, clean; B/W and color photos by 77 photographers; 168pp.
San Francisco: Yolla Bolly Press, Sierra Club Books, 1985. First Edition (Stated). Folio hardcover with dustjacket. VG+/VG+. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the front endpaper to historian Daniel Boorstin. Interior clean, binding strong, minor shelfwear, dustjacket now in protective plastic sleeve. 210 pp. 0871568454. [Black text on white spine. Above geography.].
Great Britain: Lennard Publishing, 1987. UK Printing. small, squarish Qto. VG/VG. off white DJ spine with black titles, b/w illustrated jacket front beneath enlarged titling, small centered photo on jacket rear. mild edgewear, light surfacewear. charcoal black clothbound HB, spine stamped with gilt tilting. neatly cornered boards. striking black photos on off white stock, clean throughout. above average shape, no marks/writing. 111 pp. ISBN# 1852910054.
Gastonia: The Southern Combed Yarn Spinners Association, 1939. Quarto; G/G-; Green spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has fraying along edges & some other tears, exterior is lightly rubbed and age toned; Boards have sunned edges with sturdy panels; Stamps on front end paper; Text block shows slight shelf wear due to age and handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 112.