Modern Photography from Charles Agvent

New Arrivals

image of TAL UF TAL AB. 29 Fotos

TAL UF TAL AB. 29 Fotos

by FRANK, Robert

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
(2010)
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$50.00

Show Details

Description:
(Gottingen): Steidl, (2010). First Edition. Softcover. Fine. Robert Frank. Textured wraps, 8" x 9-7/8". Mostly photographs with some text.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$50.00
image of ONE HOUR

ONE HOUR

by FRANK, Robert

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1992
Condition
Fine in a Fine dustwrapper
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$937.50

Show Details

Description:
Madras & New York: Hanuman Books, 1992. First Edition. Softcover. Fine in a Fine dustwrapper. Robert Frank. Chocolate brown textured wrappers, with pictorial dust jacket; 2-3/4" x 4-1/8"; 82, [6] pages, plus 8 pages of photographs. A journal of an hour's journey through Manhattan's Lower East side. This is #48 in the Hanuman Books series which were published… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$937.50
image of A SEASON IN HELL

A SEASON IN HELL

by RIMBAUD, Arthur (Robert MAPPLETHORPE)

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1986
Condition
Spine mildly sunned with a small stain. Near Fine in a lightly soiled, Near Fine slipcase with a sunned backstrip
Item Price
$1,000.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1986. Hardcover. Spine mildly sunned with a small stain. Near Fine in a lightly soiled, Near Fine slipcase with a sunned backstrip. Robert Mapplethorpe. Quarto (7-1/2" x 11-1/2") handsewn and handbound in full crimson Oasis goatskin leather stamped in black. The original French with the acclaimed English translation by Paul Schmidt on facing… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,000.00
image of DIE PERFEKTE KINDHEIT

DIE PERFEKTE KINDHEIT

by CLARK, Larry

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
(1993)
Condition
Fine in a Fine dustwrapper, still in shrinkwrap
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$125.00

Show Details

Description:
Zurich / Berlin / New York: Scalo Verlag, (1993). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine dustwrapper, still in shrinkwrap. Larry Clark. THE PERFECT CHILDHOOD was banned in the United States, and this German edition quickly went out of print in Europe.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$125.00
image of ERNST BRUNNER. PHOTOGRAPHIEN 1937-1962

ERNST BRUNNER. PHOTOGRAPHIEN 1937-1962

by PFRUNDER, Peter

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
(1995)
Condition
Fine in a Fine dustwrapper
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$62.50

Show Details

Description:
(Zurich): Offizin, (1995). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine dustwrapper. Ernst Brunner. Brunner's work was included in THE FAMILY OF MAN exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in 1955.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$62.50
image of THE HOMELESS: MISSING PERSONS

THE HOMELESS: MISSING PERSONS

by BERNDT, Jerry

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
(1986)
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$75.00

Show Details

Description:
(Wollaston, MA): Many Voices Press, (1986). First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Jerry Berndt. Small folio (11" x 12") in printed wraps. Text and photographs by Jerry Berndt. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the photographer on the title page in the year of publication.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$75.00
image of EXILE'S RETURN

EXILE'S RETURN

by COWLEY, Malcolm

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1981
Condition
Spine quite sunned. Still Near Fine in a Fine slipcase
Item Price
$156.30

Show Details

Description:
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1981. Hardcover. Spine quite sunned. Still Near Fine in a Fine slipcase. Berenice Abbott. Quarto (6-1/2" x 9-5/8") bound in cloth-backed illustrated boards with the spine a dark brown natural-finish cloth woven in Holland and the sides covered with gray Fabriano Ingres paper imported from Italy reproducing the front cover of a literary… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$156.30
image of THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

by HEMINGWAY, Ernest (Alfred EISENSTAEDT)

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
(1990)
Condition
Fine in a Near Fine suede-lined linen clamshell box with leather label with some sunning and light soiling
Edition
First Limited Edition
Item Price
$1,875.00

Show Details

Description:
[New York]: Limited Editions Club, (1990). First Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Near Fine suede-lined linen clamshell box with leather label with some sunning and light soiling. Alfred Eisenstaedt. Oblong folio (14-1/2" x 11") bound in blue goatskin leather and linen boards. Illustrated with five photogravures by Alfred Eisenstaedt printed from the original negatives created by Eisenstaedt… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,875.00
image of EXILE'S RETURN

EXILE'S RETURN

by COWLEY, Malcolm

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1981
Condition
Some wrinkling to the paper at the front joint with slight splitting, apparently a publisher's defect as the book has never been
Item Price
$125.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1981. Hardcover. Some wrinkling to the paper at the front joint with slight splitting, apparently a publisher's defect as the book has never been handled. Near Fine in glassine and a close to Fine slipcase with slight bubbling to the paper. Still in the original shipping box. Berenice Abbott. Quarto (6-1/2" x 9-5/8")… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$125.00
image of LEAVES OF GRASS

LEAVES OF GRASS

by WHITMAN, Walt (Edward WESTON)

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1942
Condition
Very minor wear to the spine tips and corners. Near Fine, lacking the slipcase
Item Price
$1,562.50

Show Details

Description:
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1942. Hardcover. Very minor wear to the spine tips and corners. Near Fine, lacking the slipcase. Edward Weston. Two slim, tall quarto (9" x 12") volumes bound in imitation vellum reproducing in dark grass-green ink a photograph by Edward Weston who has illustrated the volume with 49 photographs specially commissioned for this book… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,562.50
image of LEAVES OF GRASS

LEAVES OF GRASS

by WHITMAN, Walt (Edward WESTON)

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1942
Condition
Tasteful bookplate on each front pastedown. Just a touch of wear to the spine tips. About Fine in a Near Fine slipcase with fain
Item Price
$2,187.50

Show Details

Description:
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1942. Hardcover. Tasteful bookplate on each front pastedown. Just a touch of wear to the spine tips. About Fine in a Near Fine slipcase with faint dampstaining to the edge of one side. Uncommon in this condition. Edward Weston. Two slim, tall quarto (9" x 12") volumes bound in imitation vellum reproducing in… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$2,187.50
image of THE BRIDGE

THE BRIDGE

by CRANE, Hart

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1981
Condition
Fine in glassine and a Fine slipcase
Item Price
$187.50

Show Details

Description:
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1981. Hardcover. Fine in glassine and a Fine slipcase. Richard Benson. Quarto (9" x 12") bound in a silvery gray cloth imported from the Netherlands and stamped in blind and blue; 96 pages. Introduction by Malcolm Cowley. Copy #959 of 2000 illustrated with photographs by Richard Benson printed in a tritone 300-line screen… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$187.50
image of THE URBAN PRISONER: PHOTOGRAPHS BY MATT WEBER

THE URBAN PRISONER: PHOTOGRAPHS BY MATT WEBER

by WEBER, Matt

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
(2004)
Condition
Fine in a Fine slipcase
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$312.50

Show Details

Description:
(New York): Sanctuary Books, (2004). First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine slipcase. Oblong quarto (12" x 9-3/4") bound in black cloth. First Limited Edition, copy #21 of 200 numbered and SIGNED copies with an original 8x10 SIGNED print laid in. Introduction by Ben Lifson. An impressive first collection of photographs, mostly of life in New York City.… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$312.50
image of SAY, IS THIS THE U.S.A.

SAY, IS THIS THE U.S.A.

by CALDWELL, Erskine

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
(1941)
Condition
Near Fine, lacking the scarce dustwrapper
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$187.50

Show Details

Description:
New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, (1941). First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine, lacking the scarce dustwrapper. Quarto in pictorial boards. Illustrated with photographs by Margaret Bourke-White. A wonderful collaboration.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$187.50
image of ORIGINAL OVERSIZE SILVER PRINT PHOTOGRAPH OF GERTRUDE ATHERTON BY ARNOLD GENTHE

ORIGINAL OVERSIZE SILVER PRINT PHOTOGRAPH OF GERTRUDE ATHERTON BY ARNOLD GENTHE

by GENTHE, Arnold (ATHERTON, Gertrude)

Seller
Charles Agvent
Condition
Various chips and tears, some large, along the margins of the mat, but none coming close to either the photograph or Genthe's si
Item Price
$3,125.00

Show Details

Description:
Photograph. Various chips and tears, some large, along the margins of the mat, but none coming close to either the photograph or Genthe's signature. Mat in Good condition, photograph Fine. A beautiful large (10-3/8" x 13-1/4") silver print portrait of writer Gertrude Atherton (1857 - 1948) SIGNED by the photographer in pencil "Arnold Genthe/N.Y." below the image on… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$3,125.00
image of THE BOTTOM OF THE HARBOR

THE BOTTOM OF THE HARBOR

by MITCHELL, Joseph (Berenice ABBOTT)

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1991
Condition
Fine in a Fine slipcase
Item Price
$1,875.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1991. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine slipcase. Berenice Abbott. Large quarto (8-3/4" x 11-1/2") bound in black oasis goatskin leather with black Irish linen boards. Stories about the New York City waterfront. Illustrated with five photogravures by Berenice Abbott printed on handmade paper. SIGNED by the author on the colophon page. Issued in… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,875.00
image of A SEASON IN HELL

A SEASON IN HELL

by RIMBAUD, Arthur (Robert MAPPLETHORPE)

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
1986
Condition
Fine in a Fine slipcase
Item Price
$1,187.50

Show Details

Description:
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1986. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine slipcase. Robert Mapplethorpe. Quarto (7-1/2" x 11-1/2") handsewn and handbound in full crimson Oasis goatskin leather stamped in black. The original French with the acclaimed English translation by Paul Schmidt on facing pages. One of 1000 numbered copies illustrated with 8 hand-pulled dust-grain photogravures by Robert Mapplethorpe… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,187.50
image of LADY LISA LYON

LADY LISA LYON

by CHATWIN, Bruce; MAPPLETHORPE, Robert

Seller
Charles Agvent
Published
(1983)
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$125.00

Show Details

Description:
New York: The Viking Press, (1983). First Edition. Wraps. Near Fine. Robert Mapplethorpe. Pictorial wraps, 9" x 11". A revealing portrait of the first Women's Bodybuilding Champion with text by Bruce Chatwin and photographs by Robert Mapplethorpe.
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$125.00