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Weegee's Creative Camera

By Weegee with Roy Ald

Garden City, NY: Hanover House, 1959. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good - Fine. Small 4to. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good - Fine. 128 pp, preface, introduction, I. How to Create a Photocaricature; II. How to Make a Kaleidoscope; III. How to Make Designs and Patterns; IV. Mood Photography; V. How to Paint with a Camera; VI. How to Use Mirror Tricks; VII. Weegee's Women; VIII. How to Create a Photomontage; IX. Infared Photography; X. The Abstract Camera; XI. Other Effects: How to Shoot Around Corners; How to Use a Cup in Photography; How to Create Easel Distortions with b&w illustrations throughout. Stated First Edition, 1959. "Weegee was the pseudonym of Arthur (Usher) Fellig (1899-1968), a photographer and photojournalist, known for his stark black and white street photography. Weegee worked in Manhattan, New York City's Lower East Side as a press photographer during the 1930s and 1940s, and he developed his signature style by following the city's emergency services and documenting their activity. Much of his work depicted unflinchingly realistic scenes of urban life, crime, injury and death. Weegee published photographic books and also worked in cinema, initially making his own short films and later collaborating with film directors such as Jack Donohue and Stanley Kubrick." Not Price Clipped. 2" closed tear on rear panel near spine edge with a 1/2" closed tear to top edge rear pane, and minute lightly rubbed top and bottom spine and rear panel edge of same, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt silhouette flashbulb with inside a man with camera, and red and gilt lettering to spine.

$95.00

Witness To Our Time

By Eisenstaedt, Alfred

New York: A Studio Book/The Viking Press, 1967. First Edition / 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Folio. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 343 pp, b&w photographs throughout with introductory comments by Eisenstaedt to each section. Foreword by Henry R. Luce. Prepared by Milton Orshefsky and edited by Joseph Kastner: Second Printing, 1967. "Eisie shows that the camera could do more than take a striking picture ... it could do more than record the instant moment ... it could deal with an entire subject -- whether the subject was a man, a maker of history, or whether it was a social phenomenon. And that is why Eisenstaedt is called the 'father of photo-journalism'. In this volume Eisie lays the world at the reader's feet." Henry R. Luce. Price clipped. A few minute chips to top edge spine dj, mostly near spine, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Coarse light-beige cloth with blind-stamped title on front board, gilt lettering to spine, and illustrated endpapers.

$65.00

The Face of South Vietnam

By Brelis, Dean (text); Photographs by Jill Krementz

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1968. First Edition / 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to. vi, 250 pp, Part I. map of the Republic of Vietnam; 1. Twenty Years of Agony; 2. Patrol; 3. The Other War; 4. Battle; 5. Brothers in Arms; 6. Private War. Part II. The b&w Photographs by Jill Krementz; about the photographs. First Printing, 1968. "Superbly complementing the text are more than 100 b&w photographs by Jill Krementz. Many of the pictures are of the South Vietnamese: farmers and fishermen, orphans and refugees, soldiers and Buddhista, peddlars and political leaders. Some are of the Americans: soldiers and civilians, entertainers and ambassadors, all of which contribute to an extraordinary total portrait of a people trapped by a war few of them can understand." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Inked inscription on half-title, and a brief note in margin of last page with only the slightest wear to top and bottom edge spine dj, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Tan cloth with orange lettering to front board and spine.

$45.00

American Photography Five: The Fifth Annual of American Editorial, Advertising and Poster, Book, Promotion, and Unpublished Photography

By Booth-Clibborn, Edward [Edt.]

New York: Rizzoli, 1989. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Folio. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. Unpaginated, Introduction by Edward Booth-Clibborn; The Jury; Editorial: Photographs for Consummer, Trade, and Technical Magazines and Periodicals, Plates 1-87; Advertising and Posters: Work for Advertising in Consumer Brochures, and Posters, Plates 88-100; Promotion: All Forms of Design Photographs, Including Technical or Industrial Literature, Annual Reports, Album Covers, and Self Promotion Pieces, Plates 101-116; Books: Photographs for Fiction and Nonfiction Books, Plates 117-124; Unpublishe Work: Commissioned But Unpublished Photographs, and Personal Work by Professionals, Plates 125-135; Photographs By Artists: Fine-Art Photographs, Plates 136-138; index. First Edition, 1989. "This fifth annual volume comprises some of the year's most imaginative and powerful images, and the resulting selection of photographs represent the best work being done in the United States and Canada. More than 138 color and b&w works by 45 photographers appear in this volume, including work by Annie Leibovitz, Mary Ellen Mark, Sheila metzner, Hans Neleman, Mathew Rolston and Neil Slavin. Comprehensive indexes list contributing photographers, as well as art directors, picture editors, and others involved in the creation and utilization of photographs for the mass media." from the jacket flap. Not Price Clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Blue cloth with blind-stamped lettering to front board spine.

$17.50

Cimes et hautes vallees du Grand Atlas. 200 heliogravures hors-texte d'apres les photographies de Rene Euloge

By Euloge, Rene

Marrakech: Editions de la Tighermt, 1949. First Limited Signed Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good. Folio. No Dust Jacket, As Issued. 56 pp. + 208 planches, Voyageurs de jadis et tourististe d' arjourd'hui; Panorama du haut atlas; Nouvelles routes et vieux sentiers; Les haute villees; Montagnards du haut atlas; Les Azbanes; Musiciens et conteurs; Ls fetes et les danses; Terres inconnues; Les 208 heliogravures et 1 carte repliee. Tirage à 87 exemplaires numérotés 51 a 600 sur Vélin des papeteries de Pont-de-Claix. Text in French. Scarce Title. Inked name ffep. Minor external wear with lightly foxed boards, text block edges, and margins of some pages, else, clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Brown leather spine with green leather decorative-stamped boards, raised bands and gilt lettering to spine, decorative endpapers, and a satin red ribbon with yellow borders.

$450.00

The Lure of the Camera

By Olcott, Charles S.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1914. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good - Fine/No Jacket. Large 8vo. xiv (I), 300 (1) pp, b&w tissue-protected frontis, preface, list of b&w illustrations, I. The LUre of the Camera; II. Literary Rambles in Great Britain; III. A Day in Wordsworth's Company; IV. From Hawthornden to Roslin Glen; V. The Country of Mrs. Humphry Ward; VI. A Tour of the Italian Lakes; VII. Literary Landmarks of New England; VIII. A Day with John Burroughs; IX. Glimpses of the Yellowstone; X. The Grand Canyon of Arizona; index. First Edition, September 1914. "'The sketches in this volume, which takes its name from the first chapter, are based upon 'rambles', which were for the most part merely incidental excursions, made possible by various 'journeys' (the difference being about the same as that between pleasure and business) undertaken for more serious purposes. The author simple invites those who have inclinations similar to his own, to wander with him, away from the customary paths of travel, and into the homes of certain distinguished authors or the scens of their writings, and to visit with him various places of historic interest or natural beauty, without a thought of maps, distances, time-tables, or the toil and dust of travel. This is the real essence of rambling." from the Preface. Inked name on ffeps and rear pastedown. Only the slightest edge wear, else, Pristine. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green pictorial cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine, and gilt top text block edge.

$27.50

A World Away: Portraits from China, Tibet, Bhutan, and Ladakh
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A World Away: Portraits from China, Tibet, Bhutan, and Ladakh

By Snider, Larry

Chicago, IL: Pegasus Publishing Company, 2001. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. Small 4to. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 64 pp, A Journey in Photographs by Sylvia Wolf; A World Away by Larry Snider; The b&w Plates: China: Along the Burma Road; China: Silk Road; Tibet; Bhutan; Ladakh; exhibitions. First Edition, 2001. "A photography book of portraits done over a 10 year period on trips through China, Tibet, Bhutan and Ladakh. There is an introduction to the book by Sylvia Wolf, the Sandra Gilman Curator of Photography at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York." Not Price Clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with blind-stamped lettering to front board.

$17.50

Paul Martin: Victorian Photographer

By Flukinger, Roy; Larry Schaaf, and Standish Meacham

Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1977. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Small 4to. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 221 pp, preface, Paul Martin: A Critical Biography by Roy Flukinger & Larry Schaaf; Late Victorian London and Its People by Standish Meacham; Notes; A Selected Bibliography; 100 Photographs Taken by Paul Martin; index with b&w illustrations throughout. First Edition, 1977. "Paul Martin (1854-1944) was an artisian whose craftsman's instict and ability led him naturally from wood engraving to photography. A biography by Flukinger and Schaaf traces Martin's career from engraver to amateur photographer to professional photographer and describes the pressures of conformity that warped and eventually quashed his innovative spirit. Martin was responsible for a number of photographer break-throughts, and this section is a fascinating look at the early development of modern photography. Meacham's essay examines the individual countenances Martin brings before us against a general understanding of the forces that shaped the lives of the 19th century." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Tan cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$27.50

Moment of Light: Photographs by Clara Sipprell

By Vining, Elizabeth Gray (Introduction by)

New York: The John Day Company, 1966. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +. Small 4to. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. Unpaginated, Introduction, 1910 through 1920s; 1930s and 1940s; 1950s and 1960s; Landscape and Still Life; Epilogue. First Edition, 1966. "The modest tribute selection, the first in book form, is presented to the public with confidence that in a world more photograph-conscious than ever, Clara Spprell's interpretations in light and shadow have a unique value: a source of quiet joy to collectors, of historical interest to specialists, and above all, an inspiration to aspiring artists for her uncompromising dedication to self-imposed ideals." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Rubbed dj. Minor wear to fore-edge and gutter of endpaper, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Off-white cloth with blind-stamped and gilt lettering to front board, gilt lettering to spine, and pictorial endpapers.

$27.50

Sixty Photographs: To Celebrate the Sixtieth Anniversary of Alfred A. Knopf, Publisher

By Knopf, Alfred A.

New York: Alfred A.Knopf. 1975. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. (4) 61 pp, preface, The Photographs taken by Alfred A. Knopf. First Edition, 1975. "An old saying has it that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. This is no doubt sometimes true, but by and large my pictures of people derive their interest almost always from the subject and not the photographer." Alfred A. Knopf. Price clipped. age- toned top text block edge, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Off white cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine.

$20.00

World of Prague

By Scheufler, Pavel

Prague: Prazsky Svet Publishing House. 2000. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 447 (1) pp, foreword, Hradcany and Prague Castle; Little Quarter; Prague Bridges; Old Town; Josefov; New Town Vysehrad; The First Hundred Years of Photography (1839-1939); addenda, selected literature; alphabetical list of locations and objects in the book, acknowledgments with color and b&w illustrations throughout. Contemporary photographs by Lubos Stiburek and Martin Tuma. First Edition, 2000. "Historical photographs dating from 1850-1959 interspersed with contemporary shots allow us to discover existing places in Prague, places changed beyond recognition and places irrevocably lost. The succession of several photographs highlights the way that one area has changed over time. The photographs let us discover 120 Prague locationa and to fix them in a spatial and temporal contest; we can rediscover what has been forgotten and confront different sensations and impressions from several different epochs" from the Foreword. Not Price Clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no other underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Dark blue cloth with blind-stamped lettering to front board and spine, and red cloth page marker.

$37.50

Down the Colorado: Diary of the First Trip Through the Grand Canyon

By Powell, John Wesley and Eliot Porter

New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc.. 1969. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 168 pp, foreword by Don D. Fowler; John Wesley Powell: Diary of the First Trip Through the Grand Canyon, 1869; Eliot Porter: The Canyons of the Colorado -- Past and Present, 1969. First Printing in beige cloth, 1969; indes with color illustratons throughout. Only the slightest edge wear to top front panel dj, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Beige cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$175.00

Walter Rosenblum [Signed By the Artist]
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Walter Rosenblum [Signed By the Artist]

By Shelly Rice; Rosenblum; Naomi

Dresden: Verlag Der Kunst. 1990. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 211 pp, Walter Rosenblum: Fotografische and die Menschheit Seite/Walter Rosenblum: Paying Homage through Photography by Shelly Rice; The 140 b&w Plates: Pitt Street (1938), War (1944), Spanish Refugees (1946), Gaspe (1949), 105th Street (1952), Hospitals (1962); Die Fotografie im sozialen Geschehen Seite/The Camera Image in Social Action by Naomi Rosemblum; Walter Rosenblum:Lebensdaten/Chronology; Ausgewahlte Schriften uber Walter Rosenblum/Selected Bibliography (arranged chronoligically); Ausgewahlte Schriften von Walter Rosemblum/Selected Writings by Walter Rosenblum; Bildtitel/Picture Titles. First Edition, 1990. Inscribed to the collector/dealer Tom (Halstead) By Walter Rosemblum. "Walter A. Rosenblum (1919-2006) was an American photographer. As a World War II U.S. Army combat photographer, Rosenblum landed in Normandy on D-Day morning. There, he joined the anti-tank battalion that drove through France, Germany and Austria; he took the first motion picture footage of the Dachau concentration camp. Rosenblum was one of the most decorated WWII photographers, receiving the Silver Star, Bronze Star, five battle stars, a Purple Heart and a Presidential Unit Citation. The Simon Weisenthal Center has honored him as a liberator of Dachau in WWII. Rosenblum was a member of the New York Photo League where he was mentored by Paul Strand and Lewis Hine. He became president of the League in 1941. He taught photography at Brooklyn College for 40 years. His wife is photographic historian Naomi Rosenblum." Not Price Clipped. Only the faintest bumping to bottom front fore-edge corner dj and book, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. White cloth cloth with embossed green lettering to spine.

$60.00

Nadar. Testi di Nadar, Jean Pierre et Antoinette Dilasser, Lamberto Vitali. Con 100 fotografie di Nadar e altri documenti.

By Nadar (Tournachon, Gaspard-Félix)

Torino: Giulio Einaudi Editore. 1973. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good - Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. xii (i), 403 pp, Indice delle illustrazioni, Lamberto Vitali: Il fotografo Nadar; Jean Prinet e Antoinette Dilasser: Nadar; Nadar: Antologia di scritti; 94 fotografie di Nadar: testi e traduzione a cura di Lamberto Vitali; Adrien Tournachon, detto Nadar jeune; Adolphe Bertsch; Bertall; Étienne Carjat-Salomon; Adam- Salomon; Appendice: Ernest Lacan La fotografia in Francia; dati cronologici; bibliografia. Text in Italian. Prima edizion: Finito di stampare il 10 novembre 1973. Not Price Clipped. 1" closed tear near spine of bottom edge front panel dj with minute chips to top and bottom edge spine of same. Faintly bumped bottom fore-edge corner with lightly age- toned text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Orange cloth with black lettering to spine.

$48.00

Ticetown [Signed By The Author]

By Tice, George A.

Revere, PA: Lodima Press. 2007. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. Unpaginated, Introduction: Fallen Apples; The b&w Photographs and Text. First Edition, 2007. Signed By The Author on Title Page. "In these photographs made between 1992 and 1998, the celebrated photographer George Tice explores his family's three-hundred- year history in America. Entitled "Ticetown", after the farming community where the family lived, the photographs do more than document family history. They take us back in time and recall an agrarian way of life that is quickly disappearing in New Jersey. As arranged by the artist they subtly present the theme of a life cycle." from the rear panel dust jacket. Not Price Clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Maroon cloth with blind-stamped gilt lettering to front board and spine.

$50.00

Photoshow #2: The International Magazine of Photography and Ideas

By Owens, Don [ed.]

Los Angeles: Photoshow Magazine. 1980. F First Edition. S Magazine. Very Good +. Unpaginated, Susan Felter: Rodeo Work by Hal Fischer; Q. & A. Ruth Bernhard conducted by Morrie Camhi; Eikoh Hosoe; Chris Enos: The Tonal Palette of Decay by A. D. Coleman; The "Useful" Photographs of Edward Steichen by A. D. Coleman; Philip Traeger; Weston & Adams: Book Reviews by Suzanne Muchnic; Intihuatana by Michael Andrews (Poem with photographs). First Edition, May/June, 1980. "A very nice copy of the third issue of this short lived large format magazine which featured the work of photographers: Susan Felter, Ruth Bernhard, Eikoh Hosoe, Chris Enos, Edward Steichen, and Philip Trager, and Michael Andrews." Slight wear to bottom fore-edge wrapper corners and spine, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Stapled bound pictorial wrappers.

$17.50

Julia Margaret Cameron: Her Life and Photographic Work [Signed By The Author]

By Gernsheim, Helmut

London: The Fountain Press. 1948. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good-Very Good +. 85 pp. + Plates, acknowledgments, Introduction by Clive Bell; Part I. Her Life and Enviroment; Part II. Her Photographic Work; Appendix Bibliography, Notes on the Sitters and Plates; Plate Selection: A Collection fo 54 b&w Photogravure Plates from the Work of Julia Margaret Cameron. First Published, September 1948. Scarce Copy Inscribed by Helmut Gernsheim on ffep. "Julia Margaret Cameron (née Pattle; 11 June 1815-1879) was a British photographer, known for her portraits of celebrities of the time, and for photographs with Arthurian and other legendary or heroic themes. Cameron's photographic career was short, spanning eleven years of her life (1864-1875). She took up photography at the relatively late age of 48, when she was given a camera as a present. Although her style was not widely appreciated in her own day, her work has had an impact on modern photographers, especially her closely cropped portraits." Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Cream cloth with Red lettering to front board and spine.

$48.00

Martha Graham : Sixteen Dances in Photographs
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Martha Graham : Sixteen Dances in Photographs

By Morgan, Barbara

Dobbs Ferry, NY: Morgan & Morgan, Inc.. 1980. First Revised Edition Used. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. 168 pp, 1980 perspectives, dancer's focus, introduction , program notes, Dance Photographs : Frontier, Lamentation, Celebration, Primitive Mysteries, American Provincials, Harlequinade, Imperial Gesture, Sarabande, Primitive Canticles, Deep Song, Satyric Festival Song, El penitente, Every Soul is a Circus, Letter to the World, American Document. Martha Graham: a perspective by George Beiswanger, Dance into Photography - by Barbara Morgan; Choreographic Record by Louis Horst; Chrnological list of Dances -1941-1980. B&W photos throughout. This book is a facsimile of the 1941 edition, except for pp 8-9, and an updated choreographic record, aug 1941 to Dec 1980, 10.6" x 12" light brown cloth boards in illustrated DJ (fr interior flap clipped on top corner). Book &Text is clean, binding tight.

$45.00

American Photography Three: The Third Annual of American Editorial, Advertising and Poster, Book, Promotion and Unpublished Photography

By Booth-Clibborn, Edward [Edt.]

New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers. 1987. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. As New. Dust Jacket Condiion: As New. Unpaginated, Introduction by Edward Booth- Clibborn; The Jury: Walter Bernard, Peter Howe, Laurie Kratochvil, Fred Woodward, Jack Woody; Editorial: Photographs for Newspaper Supplements; consumer, trade and technical magazines and Periodicals, Plates 1-87; Advertising and Posters: Work for advertising in Consumer, Trade and Professional Periodicals and Brochures as well as Pieces, Plates 88-98; Promotion: All Forms of Design Photographs including Technical or Industrial Literature, Brochures, Annual Reports, Calendars and Self- Promotion Pieces, Plates 99-116; Books: Photographs for Non-Fiction Books, Plates 117-148; Unpublished Work: Commissioned by Unpublished Photographs, and Personal Work by Professionals, Amateurs and Students, Plates 149-167; indices with 182 photographs, including 92 plates in full color. First Edition, 1987. "This third volume brings together some of the most compelling and creative images of the year, and includes more than 180 works by 53 photographers, among them Annie Leibwovitz, Duane Michals, Toshi Otsuki, and Herb Ritts. Complete with a comprehensive index of all contributing photographers with addresses, and an index of the art directors, picture editors, and others whose involvement creates and utilizes the images seen in the mass media." from the jacket flap. Not Price Clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with silver lettering to spine.

$17.50

Edna's Nudes: Photographs By Edna Bullock [Signed Copy]

By Bullock-Wilson, Barbara (ed.)

Santa Barbara, CA: Capra Press. 1995. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 112 pp, Introduction by Barbara Bullock- Wilson; 72 b&w Plates and a Smal Triptych; Afterword; Vita with b&w illustrations. Text written and edited by Barbara Bullock-Wilson. First Edition, 1995. Signed By The Artist and The Editor on half-title. "Edna Bullock (1902-1975) began her career as a photographer in 1976 at the age of sixty-one, one year after the death of her husband, Wynn Bullock, also a well-known photographer. Although Bullock dealt with a variety of subjects over her twenty years as a photographer, she eventually came to concentrate on the nude, both male and female, which she primarily photographed in natural environments." Price clipped. 1" closed tear top edge spine dj, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$75.00

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