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Marilyn

Marilyn

by Norman Mailer

 In 1973, Norman Mailer published Marilyn , his celebrated in-depth account of the life of Marilyn Monroe, as a glossy, fully illustrated coffee-table tome. His work was immediately acclaimed - and an enduring bestseller, rumoured to have sold more copies than any of his other works except The Naked and the Dead .
A Fly Fisher's Life

A Fly Fisher's Life

by Charles Ritz

The People Of Moscow

The People Of Moscow

by Henri Cartier-Bresson

Untitled Film Stills

Untitled Film Stills

by Cindy Sherman

Bruce Weber

Bruce Weber

by Bruce Weber

Scavullo

Scavullo

by Francesco Scavullo

Diane Arbus

Diane Arbus

by Diane Arbus

In the American West

In the American West

by Richard Avedon

Mapplethorpe

Mapplethorpe

by Robert; Danto, Arthur C Mapplethorpe

Photographs

Photographs

by Annie Leibovitz

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Nothing Personal

by Richard; Baldwin, James Avedon

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Photographs

by Annie; Sontag, Susan Leibovitz

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Peter Hujar

by Peter; Stahel, Urs; Kozloff, Max Hujar

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Peter Hujar

by Peter Hujar; Urs Stahel; Max Kozloff; Editor-Hripsime Visser; Corporate Author-Amsterdam; Corporate Author-Fotomuseum Winterthur

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In the American West

by Laura Wilson

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Peter Hujar

by Peter; Stahel, Urs; Visser, Hripsime; Kozloff, Max Hujar

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Peter Hujar

by Urs and Visser, Hripsime, Eds Stahel

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Scavullo

by Sean M, Photography Editor Byrnes

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Scavullo

by Francesco ; Byrnes, Sean M Scavullo

Portraits Books & Ephemera

Wolfgang Tillmans

Wolfgang Tillmans

by Tillmans, Wolfgang

Essay in original English and German translation
Still Time

Still Time

by Mann, Sally

Our Kind Of People

Our Kind Of People

by Owens, Bill

Mary Ellen Mark

Mary Ellen Mark

by Mark, Mary Ellen

James Sexton Simonds (born 1843; Chief of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade), a portrait, by Herbert Rose Barraud (1845- 1895),  vintage photograph, carbon print,  three-quarter  length in uniform.

James Sexton Simonds (born 1843; Chief of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade), a portrait, by Herbert Rose Barraud (1845- 1895), vintage photograph, carbon print, three-quarter length in uniform.

by SIMMONDS, JAMES SEXTON (Sitter). BARRAUD, HERBERT ROSE (Photographer):

London: [ 1891 ]. Size of image 9 3/4 x 7 inches, laid down on the original mount, 14 1/8 x 9 3/4 inches overall. Barraud's name stamped on mount. From Barraud's series "Men and Women of the Day". Mount foxed.
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$38.50
A fine original antique engraved portrait of Marie Alboni, engraved on steel by D.J. Pound from a photograph by Mayall of Regent Street.

A fine original antique engraved portrait of Marie Alboni, engraved on steel by D.J. Pound from a photograph by Mayall of Regent Street.

by ALBONI, MADAME MARIE (1826-1894; Opera Singer):

[ London: John Tallis, The London Joint Stock Newspaper Co. circa 1860 ]. Size of the engraved image 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches, size overall 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. On good quality paper (not newspaper stock). Printed caption, identifying the subject below the image. Very good and with good margins; ideal for framing. From "The National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Personages" issued as a supplement to "The Illustrated News of the World" which was published 1858-1864. With the original... Read more about this item
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$38.50
PORTRAIT Karl Christian Ernst von Bentzel-Sternau. (1767 Mainz - 1849 Mariahalden am Zürichsee, Staatsmann und Schriftsteller). Brustbild im Dreiviertelprofil. Stahlstich von Nordheim nach dem Gemälde von Graff (1793).

PORTRAIT Karl Christian Ernst von Bentzel-Sternau. (1767 Mainz - 1849 Mariahalden am Zürichsee, Staatsmann und Schriftsteller). Brustbild im Dreiviertelprofil. Stahlstich von Nordheim nach dem Gemälde von Graff (1793).

by Bentzel-Sternau, Karl Christian Ernst von. -

[Ca. 1850]. . Bekannt wurde Graf Bentzel-Sternau durch seine "Anti-Israel-Rede" (1818), eine projüdische Satire, die ihn besonders bei nationalistischen Kräften verhaßt machte. Dieser Text ist eine seltene Quelle für die Erforschung des Verhältnisses von Juden und Christen im 19. Jahrhundert. - Zu dem Schweizer Maler Anton Graff (1736-1813), dem bedeutendsten Porträtisten seiner Zeit, siehe ADB 9, S. 565 f. - Zu Johann Georg Nordheim (1804-1853), Kupferstecher, siehe Thieme/Becker 25, S. 517.
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$27.46
General Picton

General Picton

by William Daniell RA (1769-1837) after George Dance the Younger (1741-1825)

1809. Soft ground etching. 270mm by 200mm (platemark). Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Picton GCB (1758-1815) was a Welsh officer of the British Army, fought in a number of campaigns for Britain in the Napoleonic Wars. He was a military colleague of Macquarie who named the town of Picton in NSW after him. Dance was an architect, draughtsman and founder member of the Royal Academy. This portrait comes from a series of chalk portraits that he did of his friends, 72 of which were engraved and published... Read more about this item
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$92.41
Marion Terry ( 1853-1930; Actress), a portrait, by Herbert Rose Barraud (1845- 1895),  vintage photograph, carbon print, seated, three-quarter length.

Marion Terry ( 1853-1930; Actress), a portrait, by Herbert Rose Barraud (1845- 1895), vintage photograph, carbon print, seated, three-quarter length.

by TERRY, MARION (Sitter). BARRAUD, HERBERT ROSE (Photographer):

London: [ 1891 ]. Size of image 9 3/4 x 7 inches, laid down on the original mount, 14 1/8 x 9 3/4 inches overall. Barraud's name stamped on mount. From Barraud's series "Men and Women of the Day". Some browning/foxing to mount.
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$25.67
Bruce Weber [signed]

Bruce Weber [signed]

by Weber, Bruce

Kyoto: Twelvetrees Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1983. First Edition, 1 of 5000. Hardback. Please note that this is a heavy item and may require additional postage. ; Dust jacket crisp and clean, in remoavle archival film; Navy blue boards w/ embossed lettering, small mark toward fore-edge of front board; Pages crisp, artist's signature on title page, photographs reproduced by sheet-fed gravure with additional halftone colours; Binding tight. ; 11.5 x 14.2"; Unpaginated... Read more about this item
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$320.83
A San Francisco Intellectual.

A San Francisco Intellectual.

by Reyes

San Francisco, Calif.: ca. 1940s.. Charcoal drawing of man with thick-rimmed glasses. 46 x 27 cm.
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$125.00
Lady Randolph Churchill (1854-1921; American born mother of Winston S. Churchill), a portrait, by Herbert Rose Barraud (1845- 1895),  vintage photograph, carbon print, three-quarter length.

Lady Randolph Churchill (1854-1921; American born mother of Winston S. Churchill), a portrait, by Herbert Rose Barraud (1845- 1895), vintage photograph, carbon print, three-quarter length.

by CHURCHILL, LADY RANDOLPH (Sitter). BARRAUD, HERBERT ROSE (Photographer):

London: [ 1888 ]. Size of image 9 3/4 x 7 inches, laid down on the original mount, 14 1/8 x 9 3/4 inches overall. Barraud's name stamped on mount. From Barraud's series "Men and Women of the Day",
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$44.92
Diane Arbus: Untitled

Diane Arbus: Untitled

by Arbus, Diane [Photographer]; Arbus, Doon [Contributor];

Aperture, 2005-06-15. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 14x11x0. Slight shelfwear.
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$82.08
Sir Christopher Wren

Sir Christopher Wren

by William Holl (engraver)

1840. Steel-engraving. 125mm by 100mm (image) 265mm by 170mm (sheet). Sir Christopher Wren PRS (1632- 1723) is one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history. He was accorded responsibility for rebuilding 52 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666, including what is regarded as his masterpiece, St. Paul's Cathedral, on Ludgate Hill, completed in 1710. Light foxing in margins.
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$59.41
Histoire d'Angleterre, d'Ecosse et d'Irlande

Histoire d'Angleterre, d'Ecosse et d'Irlande

by Isaac de Larrey, Adriaen van der Werff

Suite of 2 frontispieces and 61 portraits from Isaac de Larrey's History of England, Scotland and Ireland 1713-1730.

All portraits by Dutch Baroque master Adriaen van der Werff.

Copperplates engraved by Pieter Stevens van Gunst and others including Gerard Valck, Cornelis Vermeulen, Nicholas Pitaut, Benedict Audran, Jean Audran, Charles Simonneau, Pierre Drevet, Etienne Desrochers and Willem van der Gouwen.

Allegorical frontispiece (by Bernard Picart) and 28 portraits from Isaac de Larrey's Histoire... Read more about this item
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$2,250.00
Captain Dampier's First Sight of the Boomerang

Captain Dampier's First Sight of the Boomerang

by After R Caton Woodville

1903. Photogravure. 400mm by 270mm (sheet). Title at top of sheet reads - 'The British Dominions Beyond the Seas - No XX : The Exploration of Australia' From 'The Illustrated London News', 1903. Unrelated images on the reverse.Very light handling crease top right.
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$92.41
Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph

Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph

by ARBUS, Diane (New York 1923 - Greenwich Village 1971),

Millerton, New York: Aperture, , 1972. Brossura (wrappers). Ottimo (Fine). Published in conjunction with the posthumous 1972 retrospective exhibition of Diane Arbus' work at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. With text and 80 black and white photographs by Diane Arbus (including the image entitled ''Two Girls in Identical Raincoats, Central Park, New York City, 1969'' removed from later printings of the book). Edited and designed by Doon Arbus and Marvin Israel / Monografia pubblicata in occasione... Read more about this item
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$988.47
A fine original antique engraved portrait of Richard Owen F.R.S., engraved on steel by D.J. Pound from a photograph by J. & C. Watkins, Parliament St.

A fine original antique engraved portrait of Richard Owen F.R.S., engraved on steel by D.J. Pound from a photograph by J. & C. Watkins, Parliament St.

by OWEN, RICHARD (1804-1892; Paleontologist ):

[ London: John Tallis, The London Joint Stock Newspaper Co. circa 1860 ]. Size of the engraved image 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches, size overall 15 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches. On good quality paper (not newspaper stock). Printed caption, identifying the subject below the image. Very good and with good margins; ideal for framing. From "The National Portrait Gallery of Eminent Personages" issued as a supplement to "The Illustrated News of the World" which was published 1858-1864. With the original... Read more about this item
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$70.58
Edward Matthew Ward RA

Edward Matthew Ward RA

by William Holl after G Richmond RA

1865. Steel-engraving. 320mm by 225mm (sheet). Edward Matthew Ward (1816-1879) was a History painter. Faint mark towards top of the sheet.
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$62.71
Vanity Fair - Sir Thomas Lipton

Vanity Fair - Sir Thomas Lipton

by Spy (Sir Leslie Ward) (1851-1922)

1901. Chromolithograph. 380mm by 265mm (sheet). Vanity Fair portrait of Sir Thomas Johnstone Lipton, 1st Baronet, KCVO (1848 - 1931). Lipton was a Scotsman of Ulster-Scots parentage who was a self-made man, merchant, and yachtsman. He created the Lipton tea brand and was the most persistent challenger in the history of the America's Cup.
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$79.21
Portrait of bearded man.

Portrait of bearded man.

by A. B

1962.. Watercolor. 46 x 27 cm. Signed by the artist in an illegible hand.
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$175.00
Marie Roze (1846-1926; French soprano ), a portrait, by Herbert Rose Barraud (1845- 1895),  vintage photograph, carbon print,  full-length.

Marie Roze (1846-1926; French soprano ), a portrait, by Herbert Rose Barraud (1845- 1895), vintage photograph, carbon print, full-length.

by ROZE, MARIE (Sitter). BARRAUD, HERBERT ROSE (Photographer):

London: [ 1888 ]. Size of image 9 3/4 x 7 inches, laid down on the original mount, 14 1/8 x 9 3/4 inches overall. Barraud's name stamped on mount. From Barraud's series "Men and Women of the Day". Some marking to mount.
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$32.08
[Engraved portrait of Francis Drake]

[Engraved portrait of Francis Drake]

by [DRAKE, Francis]: Passe, Crispin van de, the Elder

1598. Engraved portrait, approximately 4 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. An excellent, sharp, crisp impression. Fine. In a blue half morocco slipcase. The very rare Crispin van de Passe portrait of Drake. This rare portrait of Drake by Crispin van de Passe comes from an early volume of engraved portraits, Effigies Regum Ac Principum, Eorum Scillicet (Cologne, 1598). Drake, who circumnavigated the globe in 1577-1580, appears under the title "most noble English knight, very experienced in all things nautical and... Read more about this item
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$7,500.00
Alessandro Volta. Engraved portrait By Rados after Focosi

Alessandro Volta. Engraved portrait By Rados after Focosi

by Volta, Alessandro

Milan: L. Rados, 1827. Volta, Alessandro (1745-1827). Engraved portrait by Luigi Rados (1773-1840) after Roberto Focosi. Milan: presso l'Editore Proprietario Luigi Rados, 1828. 490 x 347 mm. Small repairs to margins, some faint stains, otherwise very good. This fine portrait, engraved after Volta's death, shows him seated at a table, his left hand inside his coat and his right resting on the table, with an example of his "crown of cups" battery at his right and a Voltaic pile behind him. A 7-line... Read more about this item
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$4,000.00
[Antique print, lithography, 1832] Portrait of Abraham Josephus van Lith, pastor in Heereveen Friesland, 1 p.

[Antique print, lithography, 1832] Portrait of Abraham Josephus van Lith, pastor in Heereveen Friesland, 1 p.

by Mattijsen, I.H

Lithography by Steuerwald & Co after I.H. Mattijsen del. 1832.Abraham Josephus van Lith (1753-1832) was pastoor op het Meer in Heereveen, Friesland. Geportretteerd in de wolken tussen eikenkrans en olijfkrans, kruis en anker.   Antique print, lithography pasted on bigger paper. 380 x 270 cm. Some smudges and folds on the paper.
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$39.87
Portraits of Illustrious Characters

Portraits of Illustrious Characters

by Richard Earlom and Charles Turner

First edition complete with all 60 plates
[In about 1815, the portraits were retouched and re-issued with an additional 40 plates, including some by the engraver Robert Dunkarton, to bring the total to 100.]
Engraved in mezzotinto from original pictures, miniatures, etc.
Includes Queen Elizabeth I as a princess, writer William Shakespeare, famous actress and Charles II's lover Nell Gwyn, Henry VIII's Lord High Chancellor Sir Thomas More, Henrietta Duchess of Orleans, Oliver Cromwell's mother, etc.... Read more about this item
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$850.00
Frances Sargent Osgood

Frances Sargent Osgood

by After Alonzo Chappel (1828-1887)

1872. Steel engraving. 175mm by 125mm (image only) 275mm by 205mm (sheet). Printed facsimile signature below the image. Frances Sargent Osgood (1811-1850) was an American poet and one of the most popular women writers during her time and was also famous for her exchange of romantic poems with Edgar Allan Poe.Alonzo Chappel was an American artist who depicted many historical scenes and portraits.
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$62.71