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cover of In This Proud Land

In This Proud Land

by Stryker, Roy and Nancy Wood

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Published
1973
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780821205211
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$90.00

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New York Graphic Society, 1973. Stated first edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles. A collection of B&W photos on coated paper by a former Farm Security Administration official illustrating daily life and hard times during the Great Depression. Book very good plus with little wear. DJ very good with several repaired tears to reverse, price clipped. 191 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover.… Read more
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cover of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

by Agee, James and Walker Evans

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Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd Edition
ISBN
9780395073308
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$75.00

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Houghton Mifflin Co., 1960. Seventh printing of the 1960 edition published by Houghton Mifflin. Black cloth, gilt titles. . Revised edition with additional new photographs and a foreword by Walker Evans. Book unread and very good plus with some edge spotting to photos (on coated paper). DJ likewise very good plus with a bit of edgewear, remnants of sticker over… Read more
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cover of The Sweet Flypaper of Life

The Sweet Flypaper of Life

by DeCarava, Roy and Langston Hughes

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Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$300.00

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Hill and Wang, 1967. First printing of this edition. With B&W photos by Roy DeCarava and text by Langston Hughes. A collection of very memorable and well-known photos on life in Harlem. A very good plus unread copy with mild sunning to cover near spine, slight foldwear, some light spotting at edges. Rare. 96 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very… Read more
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cover of Photographic Supplement to the Diary of Anais Nin

Photographic Supplement to the Diary of Anais Nin

by Nin, Anais

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Published
1974
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780156260244
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$35.00

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1974. Fifth printing of the trade softcover edition. Photos of Nin and friends in B&W and on coated paper. Very good plus with light shelfwear. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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cover of Ain't  You Got a Right to the Tree of Life? The People of Johns Island, South Carolina

Ain't You Got a Right to the Tree of Life? The People of Johns Island, South Carolina

by Carawan, Guy & Candie

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$275.00

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Simon & Schuster, 1966. Stated first printing. Lyrics and music recorded by Guy & Candie Carawan and subjects photographed in B&W by Robert Yellin. With a preface by Alan Lomax. Music in vocal score. Book sound and very good with soil and stains to cover but text block clean. Rare in first. 191 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.… Read more
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cover of Camera No. 5

Camera No. 5

by Bucher, C.J.

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Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Lucerne, Switzerland: A. Bucher, 1971. May 1971. Cover: Balthasar Burkhard photo. In this issue: Portfolios with essays by Roland Schneider, Francois and Jean Robert, Balthasar Burkhard. Very good with aging to cover. 56 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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cover of Untitled (Boy in Western Costume)

Untitled (Boy in Western Costume)

by Foster, Lenny

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Published
2000
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$45.00

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Taos, NM: Lenny Foster, 2000. Date approxmate, no date given. Photographic print pasted on 5x7 greeting card, blank inside. Signed in pencil by photographer in lower right hand corner. Very good plus with small bump at bottom of centerfold. . 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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cover of Diane Arbus: Untitled

Diane Arbus: Untitled

by Arbus, Diane

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780893816230
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$75.00

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Aperture, 2005. First printing. Folio size. Pictorial binding, matching DJ. A collection of photos taken at a mental health facility around 1970. With an Afterward by Doon Arbus, the photographer's daughter. Book unread, fine. DJ likewise fine. SW removed only to photograph. Unpaginated.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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cover of Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg

Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg

by Greenough, Sarah, Ed.

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Published
2010
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9783791350523
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$65.00

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Prestel, 2010. First printing. Bright blue cloth, gilt titles. Folio size. From an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art and including a lengthy explanatory essay by the editor. Many of Ginsberg's photos include his commentary and notations. Book unread, fine. DJ likewise near fine with hint of shelfwear. 137 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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cover of Black and White

Black and White

by Akiba, David

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$750.00

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David Akiba, 1978. David Akiba, 1978. Thirteen xerox process B&W photos with title page, colophon and matboard backing in cardboard box with pasted titles plate. Signed by photographer on rear colophon with a notation that this unnumbered signed edition was produced with the assistance of Joseph Wiellette. Contents near fine; box very good minus with waterstain at front, edgewear,.Very, very… Read more
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cover of Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs & Writings

Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs & Writings

by Alfred Stieglitz

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Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780821225639
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$150.00

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Bulfinch Press/National Gallery, 1999. First printing of this second edition. Oatmeal linen, black titles. Printed on specially-manufactured matte finish photo paper and printed in Italy. High quality production made possible with a grant from the Eastman Kodak Company. Oversized quarto; heavy weight owing to paper thickness. Book unread with small bump at foreedge, DJ in like equivalent condition. 246… Read more
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cover of Soul Sanctuary: Images of the African American Worship Experience

Soul Sanctuary: Images of the African American Worship Experience

by Johnson, Jason Miccolo

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Published
2006
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780821257906
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$35.00

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Bulfinch (Little, Brown), 2006. Stated first edition. With a Foreword by Gordon Parks, an Introduction by Cain Hope Felder and essays by Barbranda Lumpkins Walls, Rev. Cardes H. Brown, Jr. and Rev. Dr. Lawrence N. Jones. Afterword by Bishop John Hurst Adams and an Epilogue by Rev. Dr.. Beecher Hicks, Jr. B&W photos of African-Americans in houses of worship and… Read more
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cover of Land and Light in the American West

Land and Light in the American West

by John Ward

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Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781595340443
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$40.00

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U.S.A.: Trinity University Press, 2007. First printing assumed. Oversized landscape quarto. B&W landscape photos that seek to capture the fragility of terrain in the American West. Book unread, as new in pub's shrinkwrap. 136 pp.. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.
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cover of New York Landmarks: A Book of 30 Postcards

New York Landmarks: A Book of 30 Postcards

by Ziga, Charles J.

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Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition.
ISBN
9781889461045
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$20.00

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Dove Tail Books, 2000. No printing statement; first assumed. A book of 30 detachable B&W postcards with landmarks identified on reverse. Included are Brooklyn Bridge, Carnegie Hall, Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty, Grand Central Station, Times Square, Guggenheim Museum, etc. Unused, near new.. 1st Edition.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
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cover of Photographs from the Emerald Necklace

Photographs from the Emerald Necklace

by Akiba, David

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Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$100.00

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Boston, MA: Photographic Resource Center, 1985. Date approximate, no date given. Folded portfolio on coated card stock. Contains four color photographs and a poem by Robert Francis. Very good with sunning to cover. Rare. . 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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cover of Eyes with Winged Thoughts: Poems and Photographs

Eyes with Winged Thoughts: Poems and Photographs

by Parks, Gordon

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780743279628
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$40.00

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U.S.A.: Atria / Simon & Schuster, 2005. First printing. Quarto. A collection of his poems and photographs on facing pages.Unread, as new in like DJ. 128 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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cover of Sunday Afternoon on the Porch: Reflections of a Small Town in Iowa, 1939-1942 (Bur Oak Book)

Sunday Afternoon on the Porch: Reflections of a Small Town in Iowa, 1939-1942 (Bur Oak Book)

by Heynen, Jim

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Published
2007
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781587296536
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$35.00

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U.S.A.: University Of Iowa Press, 2007. First printing. Black cloth, gilt titles, decorative endsheets. With B&W photos by Everett W. Kuntz. A photo-essay on small-town Iowa in the 1940s. Book unread, as new. DJ likewise as new. 106 pp.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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cover of American Indian portraits;: From the Wanamaker expedition of 1913,

American Indian portraits;: From the Wanamaker expedition of 1913,

by Reynolds, Charles R

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Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780828901468
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$55.00

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U.S.A.: S. Greene Press, 1971. Red cloth, gilt titles. First edition (NAP). Oversized quarto. A collection of B&W photos on matte finish paper of men, women and children in various guises. Captions identify subjects by name and tribe (when known). A brief introduction by the editor explains the origin of the collection. Book very good with some disparate spots to… Read more
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cover of One Time, One Place: Mississippi in the Depression a Snapshot Album

One Time, One Place: Mississippi in the Depression a Snapshot Album

by Welty, Eudora

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Published
1971
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780394473086
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$125.00

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U.S.A.: Random House, 1971. Stated first edition. Brown cloth, black/gilt titles. Front board stamped with photo illustration. An album of period photos of Mississippi during the Depression, with brief explanatory text by Welty. Book near fine with light top edge soil, mild fading to boards at edges. DJ very good plus with a couple of faint spots, price clipped. 112… Read more
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cover of New England: The Four Seasons

New England: The Four Seasons

by Griffin, Lee C.;Griffin, Arthur

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780395291641
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$45.00

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U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 1980. First printing. Aqua cloth over beige cloth boards, gilt titles. Inscribed on title page. Includes 51 essays by well-known writers, including: Tim O'Brien, Maxine Kumin, Robert B. Parker, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., John Ciardi, Richard Wilbur, John Ciardi, Henry Beetle Hough, Anne Bernays, Archibald MacLeish and John Updike. Book very good with faint musty odor, light… Read more
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