Category: Photography


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Image for A Wonderful Time An intimate portrait of the good life

A Wonderful Time An intimate portrait of the good life

By: Aarons, Slim

Price: $900.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, 1974

Edition: Stated First edition

Inscription: Signed

190pp. Folio. Dark blue cloth over boards, gilt on spine and on book front. Signed by the photographer/author on the front free endpaper: "For Dave, thanks, Slim Aarons" in black ink. A stated First Edition. Contents include sections on Introduction, Vermont, Boston, Newport, The Bedroom Communities of New York, New York, Bermuda, Baltimore/Washington/Virginia, Palm Beach, The Bahamas, New Orleans, Gross Pointe, Jamaica, Chicago, The Southwest, Aspen and Vail, Sa... View more info

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Berenice Abbott and Eugene Atget

By: Abbott, Berenice and Atget, Eugene; Clark Worswick, Introduction

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, Arena Publications, 2002

Edition: Stated First edition

163pp. Small 4to. 100 black and white photos by Atget, many bought by Abbott in Paris in 1927 and reprinted by her. Essays by B. Abbott on "The World of Atget" and by Clark Worswick on "Abbott & Atget." A wonderful book with excellent reproduction. Beautiful examples of Atget's work many images never published before. Details how Abbott started her own career and how she saved his photos and negatives and printed them in Paris in the 20's and 30's. Dust j... View more info

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Why People Photograph Selected Essays and Reviews

By: Adams, Robert

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Aperture, 1994

Edition: First edition. First Printing

186 pp. Stated First Edition, complete number line (10.......1), no remainder marks, no price clipping. A beautiful copy except for slight bumps to head and foot of spine (affecting jacket and book). Slight sunning to spine. "Why People Photograph" is a book by a professional photographer about the relationship of art and life (book jacket blurb). Dust jacket is protected with a Brodart archival cover. View more info

Ansel Adams, 1902-1984 Untitled 37

By: Alinder, James, editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Carmel, CA, The Friends of Photography, 1984

56pp. Small 4to (11" x 9"). In white glossy wraps with embossed image of Monolith, Yosemite National Park. Book contains information and a chronology of Adams' life as well as candids of Adams and some wonderful reproductions of his best known photos. One is of Moonrise, which seems to have been flipped left to right in this book. Ten very tiny black dots (ink?) on front cover, but they are hard to see. One inch area of delamination on lower right fof ront cover ... View more info

Todd Walker, Photographs Untitled 38

By: Alinder, James, editor; Julia K.Nelson, introduction

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Carmel, CA, The Friends of Photography, 1985

47pp. Small 4to (9" x 10.5"). In photo-illustrated wraps. Book is clean, straight, tight, and unmarked. It is number 38 in a series on serious photography by The Friends of Photography. View more info

The Unknown Ansel Adams

By: Alinder, James; California Academy of Sciences, ; Friends of Photography

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Carmel, CA, Friends of Photography, 1982

Edition: First edition. First Printing

16 pp. No tears or writing, but there are signs of rubbing near the spine area and where the staples are located. Some spot rubbing along the lower front, also. Very interesting commentary about and from Ansel Adams. Color photo on the front cover, and black and white photos inside from 1920, 1923, 1936 (two plus the cover), 1974, 1976, 1981, and 1982. Back cover shows an album page containg three Yosemite images of Adams from 1917. View more info

A Collection of Photographs

By: An Aperture Book 1969

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Millerton, Aperture, 1969

Edition: First U. S. Edition

Unpaginated with selected bibliography. Small 4to. A collection put together for the Exchange National Bank of Chicago with the assistance of Beaumont and Nancy Newhall. Some of the 43 contributors include Ansel Adams, Bill Brandt, Man Ray, W. Eugene Smith, Edward Weston, etc. Each has a photo or two and a brief bio. Dust jacket is protected with a Brodart archival cover. View more info

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In China

By: Arnold, Eve

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1980

Edition: First edition, as stated

Inscription: Signed

201pp. Square 4to. Price clipped, moderate shelf wear with a tiny tear at spine head, a tiny puncture on jacket rear near spine, and a couple of abrasions. Otherwise very tight and not written in. A stated First Edition. First Printing. Signed by author on the front free endpaper. Cannot ship overseas--too heavy. Jacket is Brodart protected. View more info

In the American West 1979-1984 Photographs

By: Avedon, Richard

Price: $1,220.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc., 1985

Edition: First edition. First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Unpaginated. Small folio. Cloth with photos affixed to front and rear of book. Has original acetate jacket, and comes in the original shipping box which was NOT used to ship this copy. Signed boldly by Avedon on the front free endpaper and dated ("Avedon '85"). A superb copy (it's in better condition than many "new" books on present day bookstore shelves) of this hard-to-find book. Collection of portraits of drifters and workers from the west. View more info

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Evidence: 1944-1994

By: Avedon, Richard (photographs); David A. Ross, Forward; Jane Livingston, Adam Gopnik, essays

Price: $110.00

Publisher: NY, Random House, 1994

Edition: Stated First edition

185pp. Folio. Over 600 photos, book was published on the occasion of the exhibition "Richard Avedon, Evidence: 1944-1994" at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, March 24-June 26, 1994. Curated by Jane Livingston. Number line 24689753 (Random House used to start First printing number lines with 2). Forward by David A. Ross; "The Art of Richard Avedon" by Jane Livingston; "The Light Writer" by Adam Gopnik; with Exhibition Checklist and Chronolog... View more info


By: Avedon, Richard; Harold Rosenberg, essay

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Noonday Press/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976

Edition: First edition. First Printing

Unpaginated. 4to in white paper wraps. Some brown stains (coffee?) to back of book cover, some rubbing to corners, book is clean inside, spine is in excellent condition, and the black and white portrait photos pop off the page. Harold Rosenberg has written an essay on Portraits: A Meditation on Likeness. View more info

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Newt: Inside the Revolution

By: Bentley, P. F., photos; Introduction by William F. Buckey Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Nashville, Rutledge Hill Press, 1995

Edition: First American edition

Inscription: Signed

128pp. 4to. Signed by both Bentley and by Gingrich on the half title page. Book is tight and straight and has its original price intact. Dustjacket has mild shelfwear and a repaired 3/4" tear near the spine. Photos were taken during Gingrich's run for the presidency in 1995. Dust jacket is protected with a Brodart archival cover. View more info

Existing-Light Photography Written for Kodak by Hubert C. Birnbaum and the editors of Eastman Kodak Company

By: Birnbaum, Hubert C

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rochester, Eastman Kodak Co., 1984

96pp. Large trade paperback (8.5 " x 11"). Main section heads are Introduction; Existing-Light Photography; Camera-Handling Techniques; Determining Exposure; Kodak Films fo Existing Light Photography; Existing-Light Pictures at Home; Existing-Light Photography in Public Places; Recommended Reading; Index. With many color and black and white photographs. Book is part of the Kodak Workshop Series. It is Kodak Publication KW-17. Book appears brand new. View more info

Viet Nam A Photographic Essay of the Undeclared War In Southeast Asia

By: Bronson, Marty, Editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gallery Association of New York State, n.d.

Edition: Edition not stated

(21) pp. 9" high x 12" wide. Exhibition booklet to accompany the exhibit of the same name at The Brooklyn Museum, June 7 thru August 6, 1972. Showcases the color and black and white photos of Larry Burrows, Charles Eggleston, Sean Flynn, Henri Huet, Hiromichi Mine, Kent Potter, Kyiochi Sawada, and Dana Stone who at the time were either Killed or Missing in Action. Slight browning and soiling to rear area (white) and a little crinkling near the stapled spine area ... View more info

Compassionate Photographer

By: Burrows, Larry

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, Time/Life, 1972

Edition: First American edition

160pp (unpaginated). Cloth over boards. Photos from Vietnam and other locations in black and white and in color by the late LIFE photographer. Book looks absolutely pristine, no soil, no marks. Pages are clean, tight and unmarked. Slipcase has a color photo from the book tipped on; slipcase also shows extremely slight soil and shelfwear. This is the issue with the publisher on the spine. There is a 4.5" bright red sticker over the lower right corner of the tipped on ... View more info