Sign In | Register


RECENT ARRIVALS


Next >
The Kennedys: Portrait of a Family
seller photo

The Kennedys: Portrait of a Family

By Richard Avedon; Shannon Thomas Perich

New York: Collins Design, 2007. Stated First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good+. Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with white and yellow lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean bright yellow endpapers. No previous owner names or markings. Illustrated with gorgeous photographs of John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline and their children by Richard Avedon. Foreword by Robert Dallek. Text by Shannon Thomas Perich. Size approx. 10" x 12". Clean dust jacket has one tiny closed edge tear at upper corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Photographs taken by Richard Avedon in the early 1960's, just prior to Kennedy's death.

$25.00

Diving The Indian Ocean
seller photo

Diving The Indian Ocean

By Jackson, Jack

New York: Rizzoli, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Very clean first edition in beautiful unclipped dust jacket. Unfaded dark blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering on cover and spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean photo-illustrated dust jacket. No names, writing or marks. As new condition. Illustrated with maps, awe-inspiring photographs. 168 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped - enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Information and photographs from 95 of the Indian Ocean's most exciting and challenging dive sites, with contributions from many leading writers. Whether you want to plan a dive trip, or simply enjoy reading about diving with great white sharks, a team of well known divers and underwater photographers headed by author and award-winning photographer Jack jackson provides practical advice and a wealth of anecdotes about pioneering dives and spectacular discveries. More than 300 photographs, and detailed regional maps bring to life a wealth of dive sites.

$30.00

A Day in the Life of Italy: Photographed by 100 of the World's Leading Photojournalists on One Day, April 27, 1990 (Day in the Life Photography Series)
seller photo

A Day in the Life of Italy: Photographed by 100 of the World's Leading Photojournalists on One Day, April 27, 1990 (Day in the Life Photography Series)

By Roy Rowan, Jennifer Barry Jennifer Erwitt

San Francisco: Collins Publishers, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good+. Large, beautiful book in dust jacket, first printing (August, 1990). Approx. size 10" x 14-1/2". Clean unfaded black cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Gorgeous photographs throughout. 224 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has two short closed edge tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In the spring of 1990, in a country that measures time in centuries, 100 of the world's most talented magazine and newspaper photographers took stock of a moment--a single day in the life of a nation and her people. The country was Italy. The assignment: comb the land in search of extraordinary photographs of ordinary, everyday events. The only rule was that every picture be taken during a single 24-hour period.

$50.00

The First Time I Saw Paris
seller photo

The First Time I Saw Paris

By Miller, Peter

New York: Crown, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. First Edition, SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Signed by author on title page: "Peter Miller". There is also a bold previous owner inscription on front free endpaper - :May all your shows be perfect in the coming year - Spoon - Xmas 2001." Preface by Stanley Karnow, author of "Paris in the Fifties." 132 pages. Stunning black and white photographs throughout. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. (Autographed Copy sticker, which is removable, was placed on front panel of dust jacket by publisher). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A visual and literary record of the author's journey of youthful discovery with his camera in Paris in the 1950's, just as the city was emerging from its long postwar gloom.

$25.00

Of Women and Their Elegance
seller photo

Of Women and Their Elegance

By Mailer, Norman

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates; very small remainder mark on bottom text block edge near spine. Stunningly beautiful photographs throughout in black and white and color, all by Milton H. Greene. 288 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Norman Mailer set out in this book to recreate the mind, the thoughts, the feelings, the life of Marilyn Monroe, as if she herself were talking in her own recognizable tone of voice, about the most intimate moments of her private life. This portrait is intensified by the startling photographs of her friend, the photographer and movie producer Milton Greene, whose work, in harmony with Mailer's prose, portrays not only the face and figure of Marilyn, but her moods and thoughts and deepest longings.

$50.00

Mediterranean (Mimmo Jodice photographs)
seller photo

Mediterranean (Mimmo Jodice photographs)

By Matvejevic,Predrag; Hersey, George

Aperture, 1995. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Large book, approx. size is 10" x 12-1/2". Very clean burgundy cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Gorgeous photographs throughout by Mimmo Jodice. 113 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Mimmo Jodice, one of Italy's finest photographers, set out like a modern Odysseus on an epic journey that he described as "a voyage in search of the past." Not content merely to document archaeological sites and artifacts, Jodice also rediscovered a sense of the Classical universe, presented here in a vivid and original way.

$45.00

Sunlight and Water: Celebrating the Winemakers of Santa Barbara County
seller photo

Sunlight and Water: Celebrating the Winemakers of Santa Barbara County

By Halper, Mark Robert

Late Harvest Editions, 2010. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. FINE. Beautiful hardcover book, signed by author/photographer Mark Robert Halper. Size: approx. 10" x 11". Very clean deep red cloth boards with stamped metal title box on cover, silver lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. SIGNED by author on title page: "Mark Robert Halper" beneath his printed name. With a wonderful Introduction by Anthony Dias Blue. Gorgeous photographs of winemakers by Halper, capturing their serenity, their passion for their work. 121 pages. Laid in is program for Halper's six-month gallery exhibition "Sunlight and Water" in Los Olivos, California. "Wine is sunlight, held together by water." - Galileo Galilei

$40.00

Ansel Adams: An Autobiography
seller photo

Ansel Adams: An Autobiography

By Adams, Ansel (with Mary Street Alinder)

Boston: Little, Brown And Company, 1986. Third Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Beautiful as new book and dust jacket. Large book - approx. size: 9" x 11". Third printing of the first edition in clean unworn dust jacket. Red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, blind-stamped signature on cover. Clean charcoal gray endpapers. No names, writing or marks. All pages and edges are clean and bright. Illustrated with beautiful Ansel Adams photos throughout (277 illustrations. 400 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has no chipping or wear, no tears or clipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gift quality. Completed just prior to his death in 1984, this is Adams' testament of a life of dedication, adventure, achievement, remarkable friendships, plainspoken wisdom, and a concern for man and nature.

$35.00

Photographs of Lyle Bonge (Jargon (Jargon Society), 89.)
seller photo

Photographs of Lyle Bonge (Jargon (Jargon Society), 89.)

By Bonge, Lyle

Jargon Society, 1983. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Size approximately 10-3/4" x 11-1/4". Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean black endpapers. No names, writing or marks. With an Introduction by A.D. Coleman, an Afterword by Jonathan Williams. Writing and photographs by Lyle Bonge. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (32.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$30.00

Shooting the Russian War
seller photo

Shooting the Russian War

By Bourke-White, Margaret

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1942. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition in original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with red star on cover, red and black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, but some fading from moisture to board edges. No musty smell or mildew. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with two previous owner names neatly penned on front free endpaper. Text block edges are clean red top-stained. Illustrated with many beautiful half-tone plates. 298 pages with Appendix. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has some age-toning, edge chips and short closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Spurred by a premonition of history about to made, and armed with six hundred pounds of photographic equipment, Margaret Bourke-White, one of America's leading photographers, arrived in Moscow in may, 1941. When the Germans attacked, two months later, the Soviet government issued a proclamation that anyone found with a camera would be shot on sight. After a two-weeks siege of officialdom, Miss Bourke-White was awarded a photographer's "passport" - the only one given to a non-Russian, and from then on the shutters of her five cameras clicked unceasingly. This book, illustrated with almost a hundred of her best shots, records the ordeal of the Russian people as seen through the eyes and expert camera lens of one of America's finest photographers.

$75.00

How Photography Works
seller photo

How Photography Works

By Walls, H. J.

New York: Macmillan, 1959. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, rubbing or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Liberally illustrated with drawings and diagrams. 352 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book explains the whole of traditional photography to the curious and intelligent reader by taking him on an informative and entertaining tour through more than one region of contemporary science--optics, chemistry, visual perception--following in the tracks of the black-and-white as well as the color image. Author is a graduate of Edinburgh University (B.Sc. and Ph.D.) who did post-graduate work in physical chemistry also at Munich and Bristol.

$20.00

Sunshot - Peril And Wonder in the Gran Desierto (The Southwest Center Series)
seller photo

Sunshot - Peril And Wonder in the Gran Desierto (The Southwest Center Series)

By Broyles, Bill

Tucson, Arizona: University of Arizona Press, 2006. First Edition . Paperback. Beautiful large trade paperback with French flaps. Text by Bill Broyles. Photographs by Michael P. Berman. No fading, chipping or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small stamp mark at lower corner of half-title page: "Donated by the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute's Nature Writing Award Program." No other marks. Illustrated with gorgeous photographs throughout. 245 pages. Over the years, Bill Broyles has ventures into the sunshot territory of Northern Mexico, slogged across its salt flats and sand dunes, defied its deadly heat. These are his essays into the heart of a forbidding but beautiful land. Michael Berman's stark black and white photographs capture the desolate beauty of the desert while conveying a sense of Broyles' adventures. Gleaned from more than 4,000 images shot with a large-format camera, these exquisite photographs translate the desert's formidle monotone into finely-tuned sudies of light and represent some of the best photos ever taken of this mysterious region.

$35.00

The Photography of Coloured Objects
seller photo

The Photography of Coloured Objects

By Mees, C. E. Kenneth

London: Wratten & Wainwright Ltd., 1909. Hardcover. Very Good/no dust jacket . SIGNED by the author. Clean gray paper-covered boards with gray cloth spine, black stamped lettering and a cat-tail design on cover. No wear to boards. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "From the Author - C. S. Kenneth Mees." Very tasteful previous owner bookplate on front pastedown. Text pages are clean, but tanned. Illustrated with clean, bright glossy black and white plates. 69 pages.

$25.00

Havana La Vida (The Elephant's Eye)
seller photo

Havana La Vida (The Elephant's Eye)

By Schommer, Alberto

Woodstock, NY: Overlook Hardcover, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near FIne. First Edition, first printing, in clean unchipped original dust jacket. Clean black boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Size is approximately 11-1/2" x 14-1/2". 140 gorgeous quadratone photographs. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (65.00 on front inside flap), enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. These images, moving and vibrant yet sweetly fragile, were taken during four short trips in which photographer, Alberto Schommer immersed himself in this seductive capital, taking over 3,000 pictures and then carefully choosing these 140 images. From the famed Floridita bar, birthplace ofthe daiuiri, to the sultry sands of its famed beaches; from the decaying majesty of its splendid architecture to the remarkable spirit of its people -- all are stunningly captured by Schommer's discerning eye.

$65.00

The American Annual of Photography 1917
seller photo

The American Annual of Photography 1917

By Howe, Percy Y. (Editor)

New York: The American Annual of Photography, Inc., 1916. First Edition . Hardcover. Good/no dust jacket. Brown cloth boards (hardcover book) with black lettering on cover and spine. Some soiling and wear to boards. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt page edges all around. Clean floral decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautiful color frontispiece photograph printed on linen paper with clean tissue guard. Many full page black and white photographs throughout. 295 pages + advertising pages. Volume XXXI. Includes an old negative (laid in) and a "With the compliments of the Editor" slip.

$25.00

The Fifties in Pictures
seller photo

The Fifties in Pictures

By Lescott, James

Great Britain: Parragon Inc, 2007. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good+. First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean glossy unworn pictoral boards with Marilyn Monroe on the cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean purple endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color and black and white photographs. 256 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, short closed tear at top rear flap fold, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$10.00

Reflections of The Sepik
seller photo

Reflections of The Sepik

By McKie, Ron and Georgie

Bathurst, Australia: Crawford House Press, 1993. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by both authors. In clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean green endpapers. Signed on title page: "Best wishes, Dan - Georgie McKie - Ron McKie." Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs and color map of the Sepik Provinces of Papula New Guinea. 145 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A pictorial coverage of what is the most interesting and important traditional art region of Papua New Guinea. The Sepik River dominates every aspect of life, from the mountainous Upper Sepik to the sago swamps of the Lower Sepik, the people and their lifestyle, ritual and art are fashioned by the river's dominating influence.

$35.00

Among Trees
seller photo

Among Trees

By Kernan, Sean

New York: Artisan, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. First Edition, First Printing, in clean original dust jacket. Very clean olive boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Orange-red endpapers, with brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Introduction by Anthony Doerr. 158 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small corner price clip on front inside flap. Photographs of trees that will transport you.

$20.00

A Tent With a View: An Intimate African Experience
seller photo

A Tent With a View: An Intimate African Experience

By Vavra, Robert

New York: William Morrow & Co, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition, First Printing in clean bright unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Large format (11-1/2 x 11-1/2"). Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold plane tree decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Note on nice quality paper from Robert Vavra glued to front free endpaper and signed by author: "For Erich - I have just viewed your images - and 6414, 6416, 6215 and "Smoke" are SPLENDID! If I can ever be of help, let me know - All best, Robert Vavra - Aug. 12, 2009." A one dollar stamp, uncancelled, from Republic of Udmurtia is centered at the top of his note (horse photo on stamp by Vavra). Gorgeous full-color photographs throughout by Vavra. 240 pages with glossary. Clean unchipped dustjacket, no tears, not price clipped (65.00 on front inside flap).

$100.00

The Technique of Photographing Birds
seller photo

The Technique of Photographing Birds

By Warham, John

London: Focal Press, 1956. Stated First edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. First Edition, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings and beautiful black and white photographs. 200 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (25s net on front inside flap), unchipped, a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Excellent book on bird photography and an illustrated bird recognition section to guide the reader in identifying his subjects.

$20.00

Next >