1866. First Edition. Oblong quarto (14" X 10.5") in thick, dark brown, fully embossed leather with gilt emblem on front cover; VG/VG; boards with minimal soiling and very slight fraying on corners and upper spine; edges in full gilt; album slightly warped upwards; binding strong; each photograph affixed on thick cardboard page with tiny legend; some offsetting on back of plates; contains 40 photographs out of 177 total compiled in 1866; Carlos Naya was a photographer and lawyer who worked with optician Carlo Ponti, and traveled extensively though Europe and North Africa; in good condition; please contact us for shipping costs; shelved above mythology.
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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.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1955. First U.S. Edition. Approx. 10.75" x 14.5" VG hardcover in bright primary colors with yellow spine and black lettering, the whole in VG clear plastic jacket. Cover illustration by Joan Miro. Lightly soiled, gently cocked boards with wear to corners and spine ends, protected in clear plastic jacket with mildly foxed printed paper flaps; a 4" tear to plastic of jacket rear. Front jacket flap corner-clipped. Descriptive "CAPTIONS" booklet laid in with descriptions of each of the 114 black-and-white photographic plates herein (same captions appear in rear of book). Clean and tight throughout. Quite scarce with plastic dust jacket. [Shelved Case 11 - Oversize].
Lolivieri, 1902. Oblong quarto, unpaginated. VG; Spine is vellum with gilt flower design. Bound tourist's photo-album comprising 30 pasted in photographic reproductions of views of Napoli. Vellum covered boards are embossed with ornate gilt decoration. Bumping and shelf-wear. Foxing and soiling to boards; age-toning to margins of text and foxing to a few plates. Previous owner's inscription to flyleaf and previous bookseller's sticker to front pastedown endpaper. Binding is sturdy; shelved above mythology.
Berlin: Scalo, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. 4to., 127 pp., VG/VG; DJ white with black lettering; mild age-toning/shelfwear to DJ, protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gray lettering to spine; cocking to spine and boards, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; INSCRIBED by Frank to half-title page; interior pristine, contains 90 black and white plates; "First Scale Edition" stated to copyright page; published in 2003 in conjunction with an exhibit at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC than ran from May 10 to July 14, 2003; includes a 23 pp. staple-bound pamphlet (mild shelfwear to pamphlet, interior clean, text by Brookman); contains ephemera (postcard and card invitations to a special preview of the Frank exhibit at the Corcoran); shelved Case 11.
Gütersloh: Editions Prisma/Sigbert Mohn Verlag, 1963. First French Edition. 4to., unpaginated, VG/VG-; DJ, spine white with red lettering (faded pink, text legible), black and white pictorial front cover with red lettering; shelfwear to DJ, particularly to head and tail of spine, edges, and corners; scuffing to covers of DJ, particularly to bottom of back cover; two tears to back cover of DJ, no material loss; DJ protected by mylar; gray cloth boards, red lettering to spine; virtually no shelfwear to boards, light scratching to fore-edge of text-block; boards slightly cocked, binding strong; contains many black and white portraits by Ray, including many famous persons; INSCRIBED by Ray to half-title page; text in French; occasional creasing to leaves, very mild age-toning to margins of interior, text clear and bright; shelved Case 11.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Conselho Nacional de Proteção aos Índios, Ministério da Agricultura, 1946-1953. Folios, 366 pp., 363 pp., G+; tan cloth boards, small black lettering to spines; rounding to spines, bumping/chipping to heads and tails, slight material loss to tails, corners bumped; age-toning and overall waving to text-blocks; age-toning to interiors, text/images affected yet legible/clear, numerous sepia photographs to interiors; VOL. 1 [DO NOROESTE E SUL DE MATO-GROSSO, English trans. "FROM THE CENTER TO THE NORTHWEST AND SOUTH OF MATO GROSSO; broken hinge to front board (front endpapers unaffected), split spine between title page and p. 1, back board shaken, binding intact though casing is fragile, inscribed by previous owner to ffep (dated "10-49")]; VOL. 2 [DAS CABECEIRAS DO RIO XINGU, RIOS ARAGUÁIA E OIAPÓQUE, English trans. "OF THE CABECEIRAS OF THE XINGU RIVER, ARAGUAIA RIVER, AND OIAPOQUE"; cracked spine between pp. 2-3, more leaves heavily age-toned than Vol. 1, boards shaken, binding sturdy, bumping to fore-edge of front board]; text in Portuguese; Rondon was a Brazilian military officer most known for his exploration of Mato Grosso and his efforts to assist indigenous Brazilians, being the first director of the country's Indian Protection Bureau and supported the creation of Xingu National Park; heavy set, please contact us for shipping costs; shelved Case 7.
New York: D.Appleton and Co., 1864. first edition. Elephant folio in embossed dark brown leather with gold letters; VG; moderate shelf wear and fraying on borders; binding strong; end pages in burgundy moire clean; slight offsetting on text; plates clean; contains 40 plates thoroughly described, with owner's names and provenance; in good condition; shelved above mythology; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: Harper & Row, 1970. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 252 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; small chip to head of spine, mild soiling to rear cover; front flap has slightly stained the ffep where it rested; INSCRIBED on ffep by Duncan, dated 2 December 1978, New York; shelved case 11.
Washington, D.C. Loosestrife Editions, 1987. Limited Edition, #17/500. Folio; VG; bound in black cloth, plain spine, silver gelatin print mounted on the front cover as issued; in glassine jacket with light rubbing and small tears along spine; signed by Gossage on the limitation page, #17/500; shelved above Front case.
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.
College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press, 1997. Limited Edition, 1/1250. Square Quarto, 147 pages; VG; bound in publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, housed in a VG blue cloth slipcase, with seal of the US on front cover; SIGNED by both Bush and Valdez on two separate limitation pages, additionally inscribed on the title page by Valdez; shelved case 5.
London: Genesis Publications Limited, 2000. Limited Edition, #664/2500. Quarto, 138 pages; VG; Master-printed on acid-free 200gsm matt art paper, and quarter-bound in black leather, Mania Days is housed in an exquisite silk-screened slipcase; Mania Days in presented a special solander box bound in white buckram with silkscreen printing and gold foiling, to celebrate more than 50 years of The Beatles in the USA.; Strictly limited to 2,500 numbered copies, individually signed by Stephen Gunther, custodian of The Gunther Archive, this large format volume of over 350 images also includes several stunning double-page spreads of colour montages and additional wrap-around sections on a variety of specialist Italian art papers. Original packing present; WD consignment; shelved case 13.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1952. First decision. Tall folio in discolored ivory hardcovers with black and green illustrations; VG; black letters on spine; slightly bowed upwards; general discoloration and soiling from shelving; strong binding; paper faded; photos clean; preface by Cartier Bresson; contains captions from the West (mostly Europe) and the Orient (India; Singapore; China); shelved above case 2; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: Chelsea House, 1977. First Edition. Quarto, 118 pages; VG/VG; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$15.00'; dust jacket has some mild closed tears and slight rubbing; Inscribed on the title page by MacAdams; scarce in any condition, let alone signed; shelved case 11.
San Rafael, CA: Insights Editions, 2006. 1726/1800. Thick folio; pp 253; VG/VG; gray spine with silver text; limited, numbered edition, signed by the author, this is number 1726 of 1800; book encased in gray cloth clamshell box; slight sunning to box exterior; minor moisture staining to tail edge; includes green cloth photographic book, "Elvis Ships Out" and three large photographs, "Elvis at 21", in green cloth folder; photographs by the author; dust jacket shows minimal wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece with tissue guard [additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders].
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954. First edition; signed. Thin quarto in black hardcovers with red spine and grey DJ in brodart; VG/VG; spine is red with beige letters; DJ has moderate shelf wear around flap, protected by brodart; boards with slight shelf wear at bottom; author's signature on second end page underneath a miniature photograph; first few pages contain text by author, followed by full size page pictures; in good condition; shelved in Case # 11.
Closter, NJ: Lager Ltd. Editions, 1993. First edition. Set of three large quartos in black, burgundy and green cloth with black DJ in brodart; white letters on spine; in very good condition; vol. Cameras; vol. 2 Lenses; vol. 3 Accessories; ex-libris plate inside front cover; entirely filled with illustrations; shelved under review table; due to weight of set, please contact us for shipping costs.
Toronto: Lumiere Press, 1990. Limited Edition, #47/190. Octavo, 30 pages; VG; in publisher's binding, 1/4 bound in gray linen, gray paper boards, paper label with black lettering on spine; limitation number on the colophon, there are 26 lettered and 190 numbered copies; Illustrated with two original silver gelatin prints from the negatives; shelvd case 11.
Paris: Textuel, 2003. First Edition. Folio, 102 pages, VG-; quarter-bound, red cloth spine, blue and brown pictorial gloss paper boards: very mild overall wear to boards, slight creasing to cloth spine along hinges, very mild edgewear to boards; interior clean, replete with full-color gloss photographic plates; SIGNED by Gruyaert to half-title page; text in French; shelved Front Table.
Mexico: Casa de las Imagenes, 1996. First Edition, 1/1000. Octavo, unpaginated; VG/VG; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; Text in Spanish; Illustrated throughout in black and white with the photographs of Pablo Ortiz Monasterio; Inscribed on ffep by Monasterio, dated 2005; scarce signed; shelved case 11.
4AD publishing, 1997. First Edition Limited to 2500 Copies. Small Quarto: VG/no-DJ hardcover: Dark purple spine with semi-sheen dark purple text: Boards are strong and clean, light shelfwear, slight bump to head of spine, binding is solid: Textblock exterior is clean, front free page has gift inscription on upper right corner, rest of text is clean and unmarked: Signed on the second page by the author: First Edition Limited to 2500 Copies: Unpaginated.
Göttingen, Germany: Steidl, 2008. First Edition. Quarto, dos-à-dos (i.e., twin or double-sided) binding, unpaginated, smooth black pictorial paper boards, VG: black spines, white lettering: mild wear to boards; minimal wear to clean text-blocks; interiors pristine; 2 volumes bound in 1, with a shared back board; SIDE 1 [black endpapers, Essay by Cameron Shaw, FILMS]; SIDE 2 [CD-ROM to white front paste-down, "For Shelley" stated above CD-ROM, Interview with Dzama by Spike Jonze, DRAWINGS]; front paste-down to SIDE 2 INSCRIBED by Jonze to Shelley (printed) "and Evi—Where were you today? Missed you" (written), dated Dec. 11, 2008; half-title page to SIDE 2 INSCRIBED by Dzama with hand-drawn illustration; shelved Case 11. contains short essays, else numerous full-color photographic plates of an exhibition.
New York: Avant-Garde Media, Inc., 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971. Magazine; G+/no-DJ paperback; Black, white, red, tan & green spines with black, white, pink, yellow & blue text; 14 issues, the full run; Covers have slight shelf wear such as lightly age toned & rubbed exterior, some with lightly creased fore corners, issues 13 & 14 have moisture staining on exteriors and rubbing along edges with otherwise intact panels; Text blocks shows wear on exterior edges due to age & handling with light foxing inside cover of issue 10, all have some shadow toning along hinges, unmarked, fully bound pages; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 156 pages; VG/VG-; spine white with gray and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; dust jacket front cover has a small glue blemish to the middle, rear cover has a small closed tear to the lower edge, mild rubbing; inscribed on the ffep by Karsh, dated February 1995 in Ottawa; MK consignment; shelved case 11.
Berlin: Kehrer Verlag, 2015. First Edition. Quarto, 111 pages; VG; spine beige buckram with white lettering; black and white photograph on front cover; interior clean; A French sculptor and photographer, Laboile attempts to capture the natural and uninhibited lifestyle of his family.; shelved case 11.
New York: Rizzoli, 2003. first deluxe edition; signed numbered print (1,777 of 5,000). Oversize oblong folio in black cloth with blue and green DJ; VG/VG; silver letters on spine; DJ, boards, text and paper in good condition; contains 16 land; 62 coast; 88 freedom; 128 trails; 162 country, and 204 city color prints; shelved on Front Table; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Schirmer/Mosel Verlag, 2000. First Edition Thus. Quarto, 463 pages; VG/VG; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; slight wear to head and tail of spine; small dog-ear to page 115; small mark to top edge of text block; with 2571 photographs, 375 in full color; shelved case 11.
Yosemite National Park and Boston: Virginia Adams and Houghton Mifflin Company, 1950. First Edition. Folio, 97 pages; VG-/Fair; spine plain white; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, numerous holes and tears to all edges and spine; in spiral-bound printed boards; front board detahed on lower edge; with 30 full-page black and white plates with captions opposing; repaired tear to ffep; signed flat on ffep by Ansel Adams; shelved case 11.
London: T. Fisher Unwin, ca. 1923. First edition. Folio in red heavy cloth hardcovers with gold letters; VG; minimal soiling; book slightly slanted upwards with discolored spine; previous owner's name on ffep; 26 pages of text followed by 288 sepia toned photographic plates taken between 1906 and 1909; in good condition; shelved on front table; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1993. Limited Edition, #67/199. Square Octavo, 87 pages; bound in black linen with silver lettering to spine, housed in a matching slipcase; This edition, signed by the photographer, with a signed original print, is limited to one hundred ad ninety-nine copies of which this is copy number 67.; This copy is inscribed on the title page as well as inscribed on the loose print; shelved case 11.
Boston, Yosemite National Park: Houghton Mifflin Company, Virginia Adams, 1950. first edition. G+. Folio in black boards with white plastic comb binding, no title on spine. Moderate general wear to boards; edges rubbed, corners bumped, folding to bottom fore corner, chipping at ends of spine, plastic comb binding cracked in one place, scratches to rear board, light general wear to boards otherwise. Corners of pages very lightly bumped, very minor agetoning along top edge of most pages. Foxing to endpages, but interiors clean except as noted. 30 beautiful b&w photo images on glossy heavy stock. Shelved FRONT TABLE.
Boston: The Harvard Common Press, 1984. Oblong Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Navy blue spine with white text; Moderate shelf wear to covers, minor creasing and fraying of dust jacket along side edges, rubbing along exterior jacket surfaces, dj price clipped at flap, foxing along interior of jacket; Boards are strong, heavy foxing along board surfaces, edges and corners of spine, binding solid, full number line on copyright page; Minor foxing to text block exterior, text block clean, vivid grey-scale illustrations; 105 pp [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] Please see all eight photographs of this book before purchasing this title. If you have any questions/concerns, please contact the seller via message.
Warszawa: Pax, 1957. First Edition. Folio; 319pp; full cloth hardcover in dustjacket; moderately worn and a bit age-soiled; two holes in dj near foot [about half an inch each]; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. Housed in original shipping sleeve. Text in Polish. [Spine; white letters in small red panel on b/w photo background].
Philadelphia, PA: J. W. Keeler & Company, 1894. First Edition. Oblong Folio, 349 pages; G; bound in publisher's brown cloth, gilt, silver, and black decoration, gilt lettering; binding shaken and somewhat loose; rubbing and wear to boards, primarily to head and tail of spine, corners; shelved front table.
Chicago: J.S. Hyland & Co., Inc., 1898. Oblong Quarto; pp 405; Good; dark green spine with gilt text; full title: Ireland in Picture: A Grand Collection of Over 400 Magnificent Photographs of the Beauties of the Green Isle Comprising Views of the Most Famous Buildings, Historic Places, Romantic Scenery, Venerable Ruins, Rich Art Treasures, Etc., Etc.; original publisher's cloth shows some scratches to exterior; rubbed edges; blind-stamped decorations to spine; elaborate embossed clover leaf design in black and gilt to front; beveled edges; strong boards; text block marbled; green patterned endpapers; interior clean; cracking to gutter at title page; profusely illustrated; gift card in envelope laid in at title page gives book's provenance, 1981; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.