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Lartique
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Lartique

By d'Astier, Martine and Martine Ravache

New York: Abrams, 2015. Hardcover. Fine/fine. 167pp. Small 4to. White paper over boards, book has a complete number line from 1-10, is unmarked, unclipped, tight, bright, and is gift quality. Examples of the photographer's color photos. Best known for his black and white photos, fully a third of his oeuvre is in color. There is an introduction by Martine d'Astier(Color in All Its Candor) as well as one by Martine Ravache ("The joys of colorful cuisine"). Book has chapters on The Autochrome, The Seasons, The Obsessions, Other People's Lives, and Travels. There is also a chapter of a conversation between Lartique and Georges Herscher, a selected bibliography, and a chronology.

$50.00

In My Stairwell
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In My Stairwell

By Seliger, Mark

New York: Rizzoli, 2005. First edition. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/no dj. Unpaginated. Folio. Book with illustration in slipcase with photo illustration. No dustjacket as published. Texts by Matthew Barney and Lou Reed. Signed and dated (05) by Mark Seliger on the front endpaper with black marker. Includes photos of his famous subjects in the funky stairwell of his studio. It is quite remarkable what the 75 artists, actors, writers, singers, dancers and the photographer were able to create in this small space. Book has a complete number line from 1-10, is tight, bright, unmarked, and very big. Slipcase has a very small nick to an upper quadrant, but the piece of the slipcase is still attached. Fred Woodward, the prominent New York designer of Rolling Stone and such ground-breaking books as Crazy, Sexy, Cool, is the mastermind behind the book's cutting-edge design.

$70.00

Nude Body Nude
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Nude Body Nude

By Schatz, Howard; foreward by Owen Edwards

New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2000. First edition. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Unpaginated. Folio (10.75" x 13.75"). Complete number line from 1-10 on copyright page, book is unmarked, unclipped, tight, bright, clean, shows barely any shelfwear. Produced in conjunction with Beverly J. Ornstein. Tasteful nudes of men and women pairs and groups, models and dancers, from diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds. It also features exquisite close-up explorations as well as sensual and graphically arresting nude studies of couples, ranging from classically serious to fanciful and fun. This is the photographer's 11th book of photos.

$110.00

Genesis
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Genesis

By Salgado, Sebastião

Koln: Taschen, 2013. First edition. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. 517pp. Folio. Paper over boards, stamped spine and cover. Photographic cover. Editing, concept and design by Lelia Wanick Salgado, Foreward by Sebastião Salgado. Sections of black and white photographs on Planet South, Sanctuaries, Africa, Northern Spaces, Amazonia & Pantanal. A caption booklet is laid in. Gorgeous black and white photos would make a great gift.

$150.00

Elliott Erwitt's Kolor
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Elliott Erwitt's Kolor

By Erwitt,Elliott

Kempen, Germany: teNeues, 2013. First edition. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. 448pp. Folio. Cloth over boards, stamped spine and cover. Foreward by Sean Callahan, this is the English/German/French/Italian/Spanish edition. Color photos have been culled from over almost half a million slides and cover a vast subject area--marketplaces, Vegas to Venice, public pageantry and carefully observed private interactions. Book is tight, bright, clean, unmarked, unclipped, and gift quality. A very hefty volume.

$120.00

Key West in Black and White
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Key West in Black and White

By Corcoran, Tom; introduction by Randy Wayne White

Marathon, FL: The Ketch & Yawl Press, 2007. First edition. First Printing. Paperback. Fine. 190pp. Photographic cover, 9.50" x 8.25". Signed to the title page by Corcoran and White. Book is straight, tight, bright, and a lot of fun to look at. Full of black and white photos mostly from the 70s and 80s. Sticker on cover proclaiming Autographed copy, and there is some wrinkling to upper left corner of rear cover and some of the text pages beyond. By the author of the Alex Rutledge Series novels.

$80.00

APERTURE 95 Minor White: A Living Remembrance

By Holborn, Mark, Editor

New York: Aperture Publishing, 1984. First printing. Paperback. Fine/No dj as issued. 80pp. Oversize 9.5" x 11.25". Cover has a few scruff marks and two corners, front and rear, are slightly crinkled as well as the content pages therein, otherwise Fine. Dedicated to the life and spirit of Minor White, with photos and remembrances by Robert Adams, Harry Callahan, Walter Chappell, Immogen Cunningham, William Giles, Barbara Morgan, Eugene Richards, Aaron Siskind, Frederick Sommer, Alfred Stieglitz, Jerry Uelsmann, Brett Weston, Edward Weston, and others. Book is tight, clean, bright, and unsunned.

$55.00

Nudi
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Nudi

By Roversi, Paolo

Paris: Steidl/Stromboli, 1999. First edition. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Unpaginated. Hard bound with glassine dust wrapper. Cardboard slipcase with printed label. 45 toned black-and-white reproductions of female nudes, all standing. Book is clean, unmarked, straight as is the dust wrapper. A pristine copy.

$245.00

Todd Walker, Photographs
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Todd Walker, Photographs

By Alinder, James, editor; Julia K.Nelson, introduction

Carmel, CA: The Friends of Photography, 1985. Paperback. Fine. 47pp. Small 4to (9" x 10.5"). In photo-illustrated wraps. Book is clean, straight, tight, and unmarked. It is number 38 in a series on serious photography by The Friends of Photography.

$30.00

They Became What They Beheld

By Heyman, Ken; Edmund Carpenter, writer

New York: Outerbridge & Dienstfrey/Ballantine Books, 1970. First edition. First Printing. Paperback. Fine. Unpaginated. 8.75" x 8". In photo-illustrated wraps with text. Book has some very slight edge rubbing, but is otherwise Fine. Book is straight and clean with no spine damage. Former owner's name and address stamp on title page. Original price of $3.95 still remains on the cover. Black and white photos by Ken Heyman and text by Edmund Carpenter.

$40.00

Ansel Adams, 1902-1984

By Alinder, James, editor

Carmel, CA: The Friends of Photography, 1984. Paperback. Near fine. 56pp. Small 4to (11" x 9"). In white glossy wraps with embossed image of Monolith, Yosemite National Park. Book contains information and a chronology of Adams' life as well as candids of Adams and some wonderful reproductions of his best known photos. One is of Moonrise, which seems to have been flipped left to right in this book. Ten very tiny black dots (ink?) on front cover, but they are hard to see. One inch area of delamination on lower right fof ront cover (where one opens the cover). Slight browning of book edges. Otherwise, Fine. This volume is the 37t in a series of books on serious photography by The Friends of Photography in Carmel, CA.

$25.00

Portraits

By Avedon, Richard; Harold Rosenberg, essay

New York: Noonday Press/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976. First edition. First Printing. Paperback. Near fine. Unpaginated. 4to in white paper wraps. Some brown stains (coffee?) to back of book cover, some rubbing to corners, book is clean inside, spine is in excellent condition, and the black and white portrait photos pop off the page. Harold Rosenberg has written an essay on Portraits: A Meditation on Likeness.

$80.00

Falkland Road

By Mark, Mary Ellen

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. First edition. First Printing. Paperback. Near fine. Unpaginated. Small 4to. In photo-illustrated wraps, book has some rubbing and slight edgewear, but is tight and straight with slight browning to edges. Spine is in excellent condition. Book is illustrated with 65 color photographs and text by Mary Ellen Mark. The Magnum photographer traveled to Falkland Road over a period of 10 years. Stated First Edition.

$195.00

Documentary Photography, A Personal View

By Owens, Bill

Danbury, NH: Addison House, 1978. First edition. First Printing. Paperback. Near fine. 63pp. Small 4to (8" x 10"). In black photo-illustrated wraps. Cover has moderate rubbing to spine as well as to all edges, front and back. Inside is clean and straight with mild browning to inside covers. Even today this is a very helpful book.

$50.00

War Torn

By Vermazen, Susan, photo editor; Thomas L. Friedman, Introduction

New York: Sarah Lazin Books/Pantheon, 1984. First edition. First Printing. Paperback. Fine. 138pp. Small 4to (7.5" x 11") in illustrated wraps. Book is tight, clean, no tears or writing, straight with minimal browning to cover edges. Some of the 31 photographers with included photos are: Eddie Adams, David Burnett, Frank Fournier, John Hoagland (to whom the book is dedicated), Cindy Karp, Harry Mattison, Don McCullin, Steve McCurry, Etienne Montes, Robin Moyer, James Nachtwey, Michel Philippot, Bill Pierce, Olivier Rebbot, Eli Reed, Alon Reininger, Reza, Eugene Richards, and Jean-Marie Simon. Roger Black designed the book. Some disturbing photos are included. Mostly color photos with someblack and white.

$25.00

America in Crisis
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America in Crisis

By Harbutt, Charles and Lee Jones, editors; text by Michael Levitas

New York: Ridge Press/Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969. First edition. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. 192pp. 4to. White cloth over boards gold gilt on spine and title stamped on front. Book is tight, straight, unclipped, unmarked, has original price sticker on front of jacket, and is Brodart protected. Slight browning to jacket edges, especially on the verso. Spine ends and corners are all nice and straight with no bumps. Photographs by Magnum photographers show photos from the 60s revolvlng around Civil rights, the youth rebellion, Vietnam, Robert Kennedy, and violence. Photographs by Magnum photographers, Eve Arnold, Cornell Capa, Bruce Davidson, Elliott Erwitt, Burt Glinn, Philip Jones Griffiths, Charles Harbutt, Danny Lyon, Constantine Manos, Donald McCullen, Wayne Miller, Dennis Stock, and Burk Uzzle. Magnum contributors are: Hiroji Kubota, Roger Malloch, Mary Ellen Mark, Paul Ryan, and Rick Winsor.

$70.00

Polaroid Manipulations
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Polaroid Manipulations

By Carr, Kathleen Thormod

New York: Amphoto Books, 2002. First edition. First Printing. Paperback. Fine. 208pp. Small 4to. Illustrated French wraps, small crinkle to upper right corner, otherwise Fine. Book is unmarked, clean, fresh, and tight. Very little shelwear. Part I is on SX-70 manipulation; Part II on Polaroid Transfers: Further Explorations; Part III on Digital Applications; Part IV is on Gallery; Appendix could be the best of this book because it gives a rundown on SX-70 and 600 Series Cameras and accessories; Resources; Bibliography; Index. Instant film is still being maufactured out there, just not in the quantities as before.

$25.00

Compassionate Photographer

By Burrows, Larry

New York: Time/Life, 1972. First American edition. Hardcover slipcased. Fine/no dj as issued. 160pp (unpaginated). Cloth over boards. Photos from Vietnam and other locations in black and white and in color by the late LIFE photographer. Book looks absolutely pristine, no soil, no marks. Pages are clean, tight and unmarked. Slipcase has a color photo from the book tipped on; slipcase also shows extremely slight soil and shelfwear. This is the issue with the publisher on the spine. There is a 4.5" bright red sticker over the lower right corner of the tipped on photo which gives information about the book such as price ($17.95), distributor, and a short bio of Burrows. Sticker shows very slight wear. This book looks as new and as pristine as the day I bought it in 1972 or 1973! A classic photo book.

$130.00

The Field Guide to Photographing Flowers
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The Field Guide to Photographing Flowers

By Rokach, Allen and Anne Millman

New York: Amphoto/Watson-Guptill, 1995. First edition. First Printing. Paperback. Fine. 128pp. 6" x 9". 135 color photographs. Has a complete number line from 1-9. Table of Contents. Chapters include: Imagine the Possibilities; Understanding Natural Light; Shaping an Aesthetic Design; Tools and Techniques; Shooting from a Distance; Floral Vignettes; Floral Closeups; Flowers in Their Settings; Appendix: Flash Settings; Index. As you can tell from the chapter headings the emphasis of this book is on picture taking, not what equipment to use, so it's not out of date.

$25.00

Preservation of Photographs

By Kodak, Eastman

Rochester: Eastman Kodak Co., 1979. First edition. First Printing. Paperback. As new. 60pp. Oversize (8.5 x 11") trade paperback. Kodak Publication No. F-30 (Catalog 111 3281). Chapter headings are: Structure of Photographic Materials; Causes of Deterioration; Processing for Stability; Print Stability Procedures; Storage Conditions; Air Conditioning; Storage Materials; Storage of Films and Plates; Negatives on Nitrate Base; Paper Prints; Preserving Color Photographs; Photographic Collections; Duplicating and Copying; Stain Removal; Appendix. An excellent reference book to have even in this day and age of digital photography. Looks brand new with a couple of extremely light smudges on white rear cover.

$10.00

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