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    The Dzerzhinsky Commune: Birth of the Soviet 35mm Camera Industry by Fricke, Oscar

    London: Taylor & Francis, c. 1980. Paperback. First edition. Very Good+ with a touch of soiling and a stamp to the front declaring this copy to be "Compliments of The American Photographic Historical Society." SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. An article on the labor commune in the USSR that produced Leica facsimiles with sidebars on Alexander Rodchenko and the Leica; originally appeared in the April 1979 (Vol. 3, No. 2) issue of History of Photography: An International Quarterly, and reprinted by the magazine with an update to the article, from the January 1980 (Vol. 4, No. 1) issue. Staple-bound magazine; 24 pages; b&w reproductions throughout; 8.25 x 11 inches.


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    NIAGARA BY RAIL : VOL. 1-2-3 ( Signed ) by Jehrio , Peter

    Boalsburg , PA .: Coldwater Press, 1991. Book. Illus. by Various Contributors. Very Fine. Soft Cover as Only Issued. Signed by Author(s). 1st. Edition - 1st. Printing... 1st. edition , 1st. printing all three volumes are soft cover each book has 24 pages with black and white with some color photos. Volume #1 is signed and dated the year of publication and limited number 36 of 500 signed and dated . Volume two is signed only by the author . Volume three is not signed . Condition : Very Fine . Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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    Carleton Watkins: The Art of Perception by Watkins, Carleton E.; Douglas Nickel; Maria Morris Hambourg; Peter E. Palmquist

    New York: Abrams, 1999. Hardcover. First edition. Fine clothbound hardcover with one small stray printer's mark to the last page in a Fine dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. A very nice copy. Note that the white line along the spine in our photo is the reflection of the flash. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The catalogue for a traveling exhibition of work by Carleton Watkins (1829-1916), held first at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, May 28 - September 7, 1999. Between 1854 and 1891 Watkins roamed the west--from southern California to British Columbia and inland to Montana, Utah, and Arizona--documenting the landscapes and natural wonders, the people, their cities and settlements, and buildings and businesses that so dramatically transformed of the land. Photographs by Carleton E. Watkins; essays by Douglas Nickel and Maria Morris Hambourg; notes on the plates, list of selected references, and chronology by Peter E. Palmquist. 228 pages with 4 gatefolds; 106 full-page tri-toned b&w plates + 11 text illustrations; 10.75 x 11.75 inches. Exhibition checklist for 173 works. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.


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    MEET THE PRESS : 50 Years of History in the Making ( Signed ) by Ball , Rick / Russert , Tim

    New York: McGraw-Hill, 1997. Book. Illus. by Various Contributors. Very Fine. Hard Cover in the Dust Jacket. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition... 1st. edition, copyrighted 1998 , Hardcover in the dust jacket , 238 page book with illustrated end pages price intacked on DJ. This is a scarce copy signed dated by the late Tim Russert , "To R**** Best Always , Tim Russert 10/02/97 ( date of release ) . Condition : Very Fine . Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    Fixed in Time: Photographs from Another Australia, 1900-1939 by Derriman, Phillip; Manning Clark

    Broadway, NSW: Fairfax, 1985. Hardcover. First edition. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a touch of rubbing to the extremities in a Near Fine dust jacket with light shelf wear, some light creasing, and fading to the fore edges. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Covering the years 1900 to 1939, the photographs in this book come from the archives of the John Fairfax newspaper organization and the State Library of New South Wales. The images show a wide range of people, events and activities from the period of Australian history that extends from the Boer War and Federation to the beginning of World War II. Text by Phillip Derriman; foreword by Manning Clark; photographs by Herbert Fishwick, George Bell, Frank Hurley, and Sam Hood as well as some others. 175 pages; 16 color + numerous duo-toned b&w full-page plates; 9.75 x 11.5 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.


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    Man Ray's Celebrity Portrait Photography by L.F.G

    New York City: Dover, 1995. Book. Illus. by Man Ray. Very Fine. Soft Cover as Only Issued. 1st Edition American... 1st. ed. by Dover Press ( now out of print ) 1995 , Soft cover with photo illustrated wraps, 61 full page black and white photos by Man Ray . A scarce copy by Dover Press . Condition : Very Fine . Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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    Photodiscovery: Masterworks of Photography 1840-1940 by Bruce Bernard; Margaret Donovan; Valerie Lloyd

    New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1980. Hardcover. First American edition. Fine in a Fine dust jacket with a hint of shelf wear. A very nice copy. Maroon-cloth-bound hardcover with crisp gilt title/design to front and title to spine. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. By Bruce Bernard; edited by Margaret Donovan; notes by Valerie Lloyd. 262 pages; tipped-in frontis plus 213 color reproductions; 10.25 x 12.5 inches. An excellent and surprising survey of the history of photography with many unusual examples, all well-printed. Overseas sales and expedited shipping will require extra postage for this volume.


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    Photography Year 1977

    VA: Time-Life Books , Va , 1977 First edition Stated, First Printing 242 page Hardcover in dust jacket. Photographic history A fine book in a very good to near fine dust jacket with light edge wear, a small closed tear at the rear inside flap. See Photos 712


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    Anonym by Bramly, Serge

    Munich: Gina Kehayoff, 1996. Hardcover. First edition. Fine cloth-bound hardcover in a Fine dust jacket; as is common with this volume, there is light glue staining along the hinges. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Compiled with text by Serge Bramley. 137 pages; b&w photos throughout; 7.75 x 10.5 inches. Text in English. A collection of early 20th century explicit erotic photography.


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    1910 Original Photo Acting Troupe Maisie Whiting by Not Listed

    Not Listed: Not Listed. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1910. Photograph. The photo is faded and lightly soiled else in very good collectible. ; An Original photograph of an acting troupe, all in costume, posed in front of a large white building and water tower. This is just a guess but should be in the ballpark might be earlier circa 1910 The photograph is matted so the overall size is 7 by 9 inches and the Image size is 4 1/2 by 7 1/2 inches This antique gem is of a cast of 29, that are dressed as trees, a mouse, fairies, a wizard or witch, townspeople and others I cannot make out. The back of the photo has "Maisie Whiting" written on it. A one of a kind item that could most likely be identifited by the building which may be a theater; Photograpgh .


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    The Nature of Photographs: A Primer by Shore, Stephen

    New York: Phaidon, 2007. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition thus, first printing. Fine/As New hardcover in a Fine/As New dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. An essential primer on how to look at and understand photographs, by one of the world's most influential photographers, Stephen Shore. Originally published in 1998, this new edition has been expanded, revised, and redesigned. 136 pages; 26 color and 60 b&w illustrations; 8.5 x 10 inches. Index of artists. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.


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    Vintage Photograph of Ladies Hairstyle by Geo. F. Parlow New Bedford MA by Geo. F. Parlow

    New Bedford MA: Geo. F. Parlow. Very Good. Circa 1880. Photograph. Size: 2 1/4 by 4 inches Condition: Light wear and very minor foxing to reverse as shown in photos. ; This vintage photograph shows the lengths some women would go to for fashion. The ladies hairstyle consists of numerous braids in all sizes and shapes. A wonderful look at styles of days gone by. She is wearing a large chain with a pendant in the center and tassels on either side. . whbx 3


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    Union Cases: A Collectors Guide to the Art of America's First Plastics by Krainik , Clifford and Michele

    Wisconsin: Centennial Photo Service, 1988. Book. Illus. by Author. New. Cloth. First Edition... 1st.ed. 1988 ,Hardcover with dust jacket. One of the best reference books on Union Cases (thermo-plastic) with price guide (1988) . Condition NEW. New in publishers shrink wrap never opened, now out of print. Only 2000 ever printed ,this book has become as scarce as the Rinhart book on Union Cases. This book will only be sold at our book site ,to see this and other book search at: GibbsBooks Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


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    Vintage Photograph Great Ladies Hairstyle , Providence Rhode Island by Morton Artistic Photographer

    Westminster St. Providence, RI: Morton Artistic Photographer. Very Good. Circa 1890. Photograph. Size: 2 1/4 by 4 inches Condition: Light wear and very minor foxing to reverse as shown in photos. ; Comments: This vintage photograph shows the lengths some women would go to for fashion. The ladies hairstyle, most likely done with a crimping iron, is wrapped in various shapes, interwoven with small braids, all over her head. A wonderful look at styles of days gone by. She has a rose pinned to her white lace collar. . whbx 3


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    Saudi Aramco World, May/June 2005, Vol. 56, No. 3: Wilfred Thesiger, The World of His Choice by Thesiger, Wilfred ; Robert Arndt - Editor

    Houston: Aramco Services Co., 2005. Paperback. First edition. Very Good with light handling wear and light foxing to the back cover; address to the back cover. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Staple-bound magazine; 40 pages; color and b&w reproductions throughout; 8.5 x 11 inches. Includes a profusely-illustrated 12-page article on the life and work of Wilfred Thesiger, who wandered and photographed around Arab-Africa and the Middle East.


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    The Picture History of Photography from the Earliest Beginnings to the Present Day by Pollack, Peter

    Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Harry N Abrams Inc, 1977. Book. Illus. by Various Artist. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition... 1st. Edition, 1977, Black cloth hardcover in the dust jacket, 176 page book with 257 black & white illustrations with 18 color plates. Condition : Very Good , DJ is very good with light edge rubs and nicks. Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall.


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    Kirkbride-Langenheim Collaboration: Early Use of Photography in Psychiatric Treatment in Philadelphia by Layne, George S

    Philadelphia: The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 1981. Paperback. First edition. Fine with a hint of soiling. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Side-stapled with glued wraps; 20 pages; 6.5 x 9.75 inches. A reprint of an article dealing with the use of photography in psychiatric treatment that originally appeared in The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, April, 1981. This copy (and perhaps all copies) was distributed to the members of the American Photographic Historical Society.


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    Sportscape: The Evolution of Sports Photography by Wombell, Paul; Simon Barnes

    London: Phaidon Press, 2000. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine/As New cloth-bound hardcover in dust jacket. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs from Allsport and Hulton/Archive, selected and presented by Paul Wombell, with an introduction by Simon Barnes. 351 pages; color and b&w photos throughout; 10.25 x 11.75 inches. This compendium of sports photography tells the story of the way sport has been shown through the medium of photography from 1900 to the present. Overseas sales and expedited shipping will require extra postage for this volume.


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    The Hong Kong Album: A Selection of the Museum's Historical Photographs by Lam, Robert P.F

    Hong Kong: Urban Council & Hong Kong Museum of History, 1982. Paperback. First edition, second printing, 1983. Near Fine paperback with light shelf wear. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A selection of historical photographs from the collection of the Hong Kong Museum of History. Includes: panoramic views, the harbor, the Island, Kowloon Peninsula, New Territories, celebrations, disasters, occupations, social life, transport, and buildings. Text by Robert P.F. Lam. 100 pages with 4 gatefolds (2 three-panel); numerous monochrome illustrations; 9.5 x 9.5 inches. Index. Text in English and Chinese.


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    Eadweard Muybridge: The Human Figure In Motion, A Source Book of Sequential Action Images By a Master Photographer by Muybridge, Eadweard

    New York: Bonanza Books, 1989. Hardcover. First thus, first printing. Fine hardcover with crisp gilt text to the spine with small sticker remains to the front paste down in a Near Fine dust jacket with light traces of soiling. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A facsimile edition of Muybridge's last book, with over 4700 images illustrating 163 different types of action. As a complete thesaurus of human action, it has never been superseded. Unpaginated [approx. 200 pages]; approx. 100 b&w plates printed recto only; 10.5 x 8.75 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.


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    The Camera and Its Images by Goldsmith, Arthur A

    New York: Ridge Press / Newsweek, 1979. Hardcover. First edition. Fine in a Fine dj. Virtually as new. Brown leatherette-bound hardback with white lettering to spine and upper cover in dust jacket. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 240 pages; color and b&w photographic reproductions throughout; 8.5 x 11 inches. The author tells the story of how the evolving technology--from the daguerrotype to the satellite photograph--influenced art and the way we view ourselves and the universe around us. A pristine copy.


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    Eadweard Muybridge: The Human Figure In Motion by Muybridge, Eadweard

    New York: Dover, 1955. Hardcover. Near Fine cloth-bound hardcover with light rubbing along the bottom edges of the boards, light blunting with light rubbing to the tips, and a dog ear to one page in a Very Good dust jacket with a chip to the crown, light shelf wear/soiling, and a couple of tiny tears at the top edge of the back panel. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Muybridges seminal motion studies of unclothed men, women and children engaged in 160 different types of activity such as walking, crawling, running, climbing stairs, tumbling, dressing, undressing, hopping on one foot, dancing, etc. Later printing, c1975. xvii + 390 pages; 196 b&w plates with 4,789 individual images; 8.25 x 11 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.


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    A Durable Memento: Portraits by Augustus Washington, African American Daguerreotypist by Washington, Augustus; Ann M. Shumard

    Washington DC: Smithsonian, National Portrait Gallery, 1999. Paperback. First edition. Near Fine paperback with a couple light stress marks at the spine and a small scuff to the back cover, otherwise fine. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The catalogue for a traveling exhibition of work by the African American daguerreotypist Augustus Washington, first held at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., September 24, 1999 - January 2, 2000, then moving to the Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, CT, January 24 - May 2, and the International Center of Photography, NYC, June 24 - September 24. The text traces the life of the enterprising Washington from his successful daguerreotype studio in Hartford, where he photographed abolitionist John Brown, to his immigration to Liberia, where he continued his career. Text by Ann M. Shumard. Staple-bound, thin card wraps; 24 pages; 33 color and b&w illustrations; 8 x 11 inches. Exhibition checklist. LAID-IN is the illustrated 4-page gallery exhibition brochure.


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    Little Pictures, December 7, 1993 - March 6, 1994 by Hargraves, Michael

    Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1993. Pamphlet. First edition. Fine pamphlet. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The gallery brochure/catalogue for an exhibition of 19th century photography, held at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, December 7, 1993 - March 6, 1994. Essay by Michael Hargraves. Accordion-fold; 8 pages; 5 color illustrations; 8 x 8.75 inches.


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    Parisien Ladies by Ranicar-Breese, Jilliana

    Wiltz, UK: Cameo Editions, 1993. Paperback. First edition. Near Fine paperback with a touch of wear at the tips. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Introduction by Jilliana Ranicar-Breese. Unpaginated [64 pages]; 30 full-page duo-toned b&w plates printed recto only; 11 x 11 inches. Early 20th century erotic photographs from France; compiled from the Martin Breese/Retrograph Archive.


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