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  1. Roll, Jordan, Roll.
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    Roll, Jordan, Roll.

    First edition, signed limited issue. Number 48 of 350 copies signed by the author and photographer, and printed on large paper and specially bound with 90 images, instead of the 70 included in the trade issue. This copy is accompanied by the gravure signed by Ulmann, of the plate on p. 31, which, although not called for in the colophon, was supposed to be included. Learn More
    £32,500

    Date of Publication: 1933

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 109882

    Signed: Yes

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  2. Photographs 1930-1970.

    Photographs 1930-1970.

    Introduction by Stephen Spender.
    First US edition, first printing. Originally published the previous year in Germany under the title Herbert List: Fotografia Metafisica. Learn More
    £125

    Date of Publication: 1981

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 109791

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  3. London NW1.

    London NW1.

    Urban Landscapes.
    First edition, first impression. A collection of black and white photographs of solitary urban spaces, NW1 represents a distinct departure for Bailey, a photographer usually associated with fashion and glamour, in whose pictures the human presence is dominant. Learn More
    £300

    Date of Publication: 1982

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 109789

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  4. Lifetimes: Under Apartheid.

    Lifetimes: Under Apartheid.

    First US edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by David Goldblatt on the half-title, "For Daphne, in gratitude and in hope that your life down under will be a good one and happy. With much love, David. 31.7.87." It was first published in the UK earlier the same year. Learn More
    £475

    Date of Publication: 1986

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 109786

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  5. Photo und Publizit

    Photo und Publizit

    Photo and Advertising.
    First edition, first impression, scarce: Copac locates only one copy in British and Irish institutional libraries (BL); OCLC adds another 13 worldwide (all but one copy in US and German libraries). József Pécsi (1889-1956) "was a Hungarian photographer, innovator, and educator. Born in 1889 into a middle-class family in Budapest (then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire), Pécsi was schooled in German and maintained lifelong ties with an international photography community. Learn More
    £2,750

    Date of Publication: [1930]

    Published: Berlin

    Stock Code: 109550

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  6. Les Danses a Bali.

    Les Danses a Bali.

    First edition, first impression. The 6-page essay by Antonin Artaud, who was profoundly influenced by Balinese theatre, was first published in issue 217 of Nouvelle Revue Française (1931); the commentary is by the dancer Béryl de Zoete, author of the standard work Dance and Drama in Bali (1937). Learn More
    £800

    Date of Publication: 1954

    Published: Paris

    Stock Code: 109312

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  7. The Visitors' Handbook to Rosslyn and Hawthornden.
    signed

    The Visitors' Handbook to Rosslyn and Hawthornden.

    First and only edition of the first guide book to Rosslyn Chapel. A very appealing association copy: from the library of General James Alexander St Clair-Erskine, 3rd Earl of Rosslyn (1802-1866), inscribed on the front free endpaper: "Rosslyn. May 23 1866". Also loosely inserted are a newspaper clipping relating to the funeral of James Francis Harry St Clair-Erskine, 5th Earl of Rosslyn, six small photographs showing his grave (one inscribed and dated 13 August 1939) and a postcard photograph showing him at Baden-Baden sometime in the 30s. Learn More
    £2,500

    Date of Publication: [c. 1863]

    Published: Edinburgh

    Stock Code: 109238

    Signed: Yes

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  8. Mixed Moments.

    Mixed Moments.

    First edition, first impression Learn More
    £125

    Date of Publication: 1976

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 109159

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  9. The Sound I Saw.

    The Sound I Saw.

    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by DeCarava to civil rights attorney Elizabeth Fink on the verso of the title page: "To Liz, Roy DeCarava". Presenting numerous photographs by DeCarava together with his own poetry, The Sound I Saw originated back in the 1960s when the photographer first designed, wrote, and hand-bound a mock-up of the book. Learn More
    £675

    Date of Publication: 2001

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 108465

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  10. Views in Upper Egypt.

    Views in Upper Egypt.

    Attractive album of archaeological images from Egypt taken by one of Francis Frith's closest associates. The album contains a wonderful selection of Good's archaeological views including Heliopolis, Abu Simbel, Karnak, Luxor, Philae, with the party's dahabieh moored at the island, and the Memnomium at Thebes. Albums concentrating solely on Good's work are decidedly uncommon. Learn More
    £12,500

    Date of Publication: 1875

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 108084

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  11. Une saison en enfer.
    signed

    Une saison en enfer.

    Photographs Robert Mapplethorpe. Illustrations Patti Smith. Translation Oliver Bernard.
    First edition thus, limited to 500 copies. This copy signed by Smith under her photograph on p. [4] verso. Produced to coincide with the exhibition "Robert Mapplethorpe: A Season in Hell" at the Alison Jacques Gallery in London in 2009, with parallel French and English text. Learn More
    £500

    Date of Publication: 2009

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 107761

    Signed: Yes

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  12. Jazz People.
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    Jazz People.

    Photographs by Ole Brask. Foreword by Dizzy Gillespie. Introduction by James Jones.
    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy from the photographer, inscribed on a preliminary leaf: "To my friend Irwin, who loves music as much as I do, and creates it. Ole. N. Y. April 1. 77." An important history of jazz (and Dan Morgenstern's first book) accompanied by some unforgettable portraits by Danish photographer Ole Brask. Learn More
    £150

    Date of Publication: 1976

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 107705

    Signed: Yes

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  13. Animals in Motion.

    Animals in Motion.

    An electro-photographic investigation of consecutive phases of animal progressive movements.
    An early edition of this important book in the history of photography and cinematography. Animals in Motion was originally published in 1899, preceding its sister title, Humans in Motion, by two years. Learn More
    £650

    Date of Publication: 1902

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 107605

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  14. Vanishing Race Navaho
    £4,750

    Date of Publication: 1904

    Published:

    Stock Code: 107599

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  15. Album of photographs from the Hazara Expedition, 1891.

    Album of photographs from the Hazara Expedition, 1891.

    A collection of fine photographs largely originating from the Black Mountain, or Hazara, Expedition of 1891, with the ownership inscription of Captain C. J. H. H. Noble to the front free endpaper. The North West Frontier Province was highly unstable and restive local tribes, in particular the Yusufzai, were a major problem for the British, who converged on the region from three directions with a total force of some 7,000 troops. Learn More
    £8,000

    Date of Publication: 1878

    Published:

    Stock Code: 107517

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  16. Paris.
    signed

    Paris.

    First published in 1961; this copy inscribed on the front free endpaper "à Robert Kennedy Jr., en mémoire de son père et en souvenir d'amitié pour les Etats Unis, d'une petite fille française, Paris le 28 juin 1968"", signed in a different hand "Isabelle Turpin de Grissé, 7 ans", and below the pencilled ownership inscription of "Shriver". Robert F. Learn More
    £675

    Date of Publication: 1967

    Published: Paris

    Stock Code: 107413

    Signed: Yes

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  17. Hackney Wick.
    signed

    Hackney Wick.

    First edition, signed limited issue. Number 32 of 100 copies signed and numbered by Gill on the front pastedown, with a laid-in C-print also signed by Gill. The trade issue was printed in a run of 1,500 copies. Learn More
    £1,250

    Date of Publication: 2005

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 107383

    Signed: Yes

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  18. Reconnaissance Wales

    Reconnaissance Wales

    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £500

    Date of Publication: 1989

    Published: Cardiff

    Stock Code: 107317

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  19. The Book of Bread.

    The Book of Bread.

    First edition of this handsome monograph illustrated with original photographs on the manufacture of bread. Simmons, a lecturer at the National Bakery School in London, commissioned the full-size black and white photos of different types of bread that appear in his work, writing: "However critical readers may be, they will be forced to admit that never before have they seen such a complete collection of prize loaves illustrated in such an excellent manner" (Parr & Badger). Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: [1903]

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 107286

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  20. A Personal View.
    signed

    A Personal View.

    Design by Barney Wan.
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the photographer on the front free endpaper: "To my dear Lawrence [?], with total admiration & thanks for all your kindness & friendship & lots of love from Tony. 1980". Learn More
    £250

    Date of Publication: 1979

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 107285

    Signed: Yes

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