author, 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.
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.
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: Mitchell Kennerley, 1913. Second Edition. Octavo, 208 pages; VG/VG; spine beige with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, small chip to lower edge of front, small closed tear to upper edge of front, small wear to head and tail of spine; upper fore corner of ffep has some mild wear; incredibly scarce in dust jacket; shelved case 1.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: Scat Publications, 1979. Limited First Edition [1 of 100 copies]. Quarto, unpaginated, VG-; black covers, white lettering: mild wear to head, tail, and corners; paste residue to head; light scratching to covers; light fingerprint marks to inside of front cover, recto and verso of half-title page, recto and verso of title page, and recto and verso of Burroughs' introduction—signature and text unaffected; light yellowing to interior, photographs unaffected; numerous black-and-white photographic gloss plates; SIGNED by De Sana to half-title page; one of 100 unnumbered copies stated to limitation page; shelved Case 11.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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].
Buenos Aires: Sessa Editores, 1997. 1st. 4to. NF/NF. Navy blue cloth boards with silver text; spine is same. Dustjacket is full page color photo with silver text; dj spine is black with silver text. Packaged in glossy pictorial box with white text; box sides are navy blue with white text. Excellent NF condition. Inscribed by author to Ruth Boorstin. 487pp. ISBN 9509140139. Shelved in arts case.
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.
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.
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: Gagosian Gallery, 2006. First Edition. folio, unpaginated; VG; bound in gray cloth, spine has gilt lettering, pastedown image on front cover; mild shelfwear and rubbing; interior clean; shelved front table; Published on the occasion of the exhibition Sally Mann, March 16 - April 22, 2006; shelved front table.
San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1966. First Edition. Folio, 200 pp., VG-/VG-; white DJ, black lettering to spine; overall mild wear, mild age-toning mostly to spine; small open tear top edge of back cover towards hinge; closed tear to fore-edge of back cover; "Price, $25" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, muted gold lettering; minimal wear to boards; spine slightly cocked, starting hinge between pp. 102-103; slight shelf lean, binding strong; numerous glossy photographic plates to interior, with very occasional tearing to bottom edges where leaves have clung together (text/photographs unaffected); shelved Front Table.
Paris: Editions Stromboli at Steidl, 1999. First edition. Quarto; unpaginated. Original boards with glassine wrapper, in slipcase. Cloth ribbon place-marker. Forty-six duotone nudes. Very Good; clean and tight; glassine intact; slipcase soiled, split at edges. Note: Oversized volume; will require extra shipping charges. Shelved in Case #11.
Carmel Valley, California: VENTANA, 2006. First Edition. Quarto, with 125 photo plates; VG/VG; spine grey, white/black; ; the book has some bumping and shelfwear; Grey dust jacket is illustrated, protected in brodart; grey cloth boards clean; interior clean, pages crisp, binding tight; Signed by author on half-title page; shelved front table.
Millerton, New York: Aperture, Inc., 1980. Limited Edition, #272/450. Quarto, 256 pages; VG; bound in publisher's green-gray cloth, spine sun-faded to gray with black and white lettering; housed in a VG- slipcase with sun-fading in rows; Lacking the gravure "Iris, 1928" signed by Mrs. Paul Strand; shelved front table.