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Verdrängt, vertrieben, aber nicht vergessen: Die Fotografen Emil Bieber, Max Halberstadt, Erich Kastan, Kurt Schallenberg

By Weinke, Wilfried

Kunstverlag Weingarten, 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Signed. 303 pages (complete). In German throughout. Published to coincide with the exhibition at Altonaer Museum, Hamburg in 2004. Signed by Weinke on the title page (dated: Hamburg, 13.1.2004). The dustjacket has storage and shelving wear about the edges. The bottom rim of the front is sunned. The dustjacket is secure, sure. The boards have a rim of storage-related fading along the front bottom rim. They are otherwise steady and healthy. The pages are agreeable. The pages do have shallow, thin strips of tanning along the rims. However, the pages are clean, clear, generous, conscientious, tight, fresh-faced, neat, assured. fk

$60.00

Souvenirs - David Hamilton

By Hamilton, David

Editions R Laffont, (SA), Paris, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Hamilton, David. 120 pages. In French throughout. Please note that page 46/47 is missing (whether this was due to censorship - Hamilton's books were often banned / censored in South Africa, or more eager interest is unclear). A contentedly owned copy of this typically soft-focussed (known as the 'Hamilton haze') and controversial collection of Hamilton's photographs of women and girls. The brown boards have wear about all edges, corners and seams. They have storage stains. The binding is a little relaxed but is also secure. The contents do have evidence of use. The pages are clean, clear, certain, confident, genial, creative. fk

$30.00

Fotografie in der Weimar Republik - Eine Austellung des Instituts fur Austlandsbeziehungen, Stuttgart

By Molderings, Dr Herbert (curator)

Institut fur Auslandsbeziehungen, Stuttgart, 1987. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. 65 pages (complete). In German throughout. Included: English language 'edition' with text only in brochure format (from 1983). The covers of this copy are worn about. There is some scuffing. The pages have some evidence of use, but by far the contents are pleasingly clean, clear, orderly, tidy, fresh-faced. fk

$6.00

Weltaustellung der Photographie : Unterwegs zum Paradies
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Weltaustellung der Photographie : Unterwegs zum Paradies

Sternbuch, Gruner + Jahr und C Bertelsmann Verlag, Muchen, 1973. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. Complete. In German throughout. A passive copy. The covers have wear about all edges and corners. They have scuffing and some light marking from handling and shelving. The contents have evidence of use throughout. This is mild however. The pages are clear, clean, comfortable, vivacious, energetic, poignant. fk

$13.00

Abstract By Nature
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Abstract By Nature

By Basckin, Jonathan

B+W Publishing, Cape Town, 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Good. Signed. 120 pages (complete). Signed by Basckin on the frontispage (dated: Cape Town 2013). A wonderfully smart copy. The dustjacket is very healthy, neat, sure. The laminated boards are tidy, elegant. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. They are fresh, bright, vivacious, vibrant, clean, clear, generous, creative. fk

$60.00

Abstract by Nature
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Abstract by Nature

By Basckin, Jonathan

B+W Publishers, Cape Town, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Signed. 120 pages (complete). Signed by Jonathan Basckin on the frontispage (dated: Nov 07 Cape Town). Landscape format. A vividly smart copy. The dustjacket is very healthy, fresh, sure. The laminated boards are elegant and handsome. The contents are most agreeable. They are clean, clear, vivacious, keenly original, thrillingly imaginative, generous, confident. fk

$60.00

Portraits of Greatness
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Portraits of Greatness

By Karsh, Yousuf

Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1960. Reprint. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 208 pages (complete). A stoic copy of this collection of brooding, intense, revealing portraits by the unsurpassed Karsh of Ottawa. A much owned and inconsiderately stored copy. The boards are much worn all about. There are marks, scuffing. Nonetheless, the boards are steady, resolute. The spine cover is missing. The binding is secure and fit. The contents are worn throughout. There are several attempts at reinforcement. The are handling and storage marks. The pages are generally clear and certain, firm and competent. However, the portraits themselves are still clear, vivid, powerful, very sure, more than useful for resource and reference. Please note that due to the weight of this book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charges may be made. fk

$32.00

I Gatti di Venezia
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I Gatti di Venezia

By Marascutto, Pauline B

Nuove Edizione Dolomiti, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Good. Zane, Anne (Photog). 118 pages (complete). In Italian throughout. A glorious celebration of the cats of Venice. In bright, vivacious condition. The dustjacket is only slightly worn and scuffed from storage. It is otherwise very smart, healthy, sure. The boards are as new. Within, the contents are shiny, luxe. They are very clean, fresh, clear, serene, elegant - as if new throughout! fk

$70.00

A Certain Slant of Light : Fine Art Photography
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A Certain Slant of Light : Fine Art Photography

By Fraser, Jennifer

The Author, 2011. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Signed. Complete. Most warmly inscribed and signed by Jennifer Fraser. A fresh, happy copy. The dustjacket has very light wear and scuffing. It is otherwise comfortable and very sure. The boards are healthy. The pages are bright, luxe, vivid, clean, clear - as if just about new throughout! fk

$58.00

Victorian Art World in Photographs
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Victorian Art World in Photographs

By Maas, Jeremy

Barrie & Jenkins, London, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 224 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover (scuffed and a little worn). The dustjacket has light wear and marking from handling and shelving. The contents have evidence of contented use throughout. The pages are relaxed, assured, clear, placid. fn

$16.00

Views on Nudes
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Views on Nudes

By Jay, Bill

Focal Press Ltd., London and New York, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Poor. 156 pages (complete). A benign copy. The dustjacket is much creased, scuffed and worn all about from handling and shelving. It is yet, comfortable and secure. The boards are tidy. Within, the contents have evidence of use throughout. The pages are clear, clean, contented, congenial. fk

$11.00

Portraits of Emerging Empowerment
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Portraits of Emerging Empowerment

Thomson Reuters , 2014. Limited. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. 188 pages (complete). Limited publication (unnumbered). A vibrant copy. Photographs of women in the emerging world, their changing roles. The dustjacket is bright, healthy with light shelving wear. The boards are serene. The pages are tight, clean, clear, expressive, confident, engaging. fk

$90.00

Portrait of a Model
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Portrait of a Model

By Everard, John

George Routledge & Sons Ltd., London, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 48 pages (complete). A much owned copy of serene collection of nudes from the former press photographer, Everard, whose keen eye for curves and uplift, for texture and tenderness won him fame. The boards are worn and marked all about from handling and storage. The boards have been very, very lightly warped. Within, the contents have much evidence of contented ownership. Along the spine seams are some storage marks and stains. The guttering and spine seams have occasional repair. The binding is coyly off-balance. However, the pictures are clean, clear, poised, sweetly mannered, genial. The pages are thick, healthy and confident. fk

$145.00

Book 1 Photographs by Rodney Barnett
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Book 1 Photographs by Rodney Barnett

By Barnett, Rodney

Visual Books, Inc., New York, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Poor. Complete. Perhaps one of the most important collections of Barnett's work. Published in 1976 at the height of Apartheid (the year of the Soweto Uprising) this book includes unflinching photographs of the reality of Apartheid for the Black population. It also includes many photographs from Barnett's travels around the world. His photographs of women are particularly poignant and moving. This was the first published collection of Barnett's work. The dustjacket is worn, torn, scuffed and marked from handling and storage. It is secure and comfortable. The boards are tidy. Within, the pages have evidence of avid usage throughout. However, the pages are clean, clear, confident, moving, arresting, unforgettable. fk

$50.00