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COBURN, Alvin Langdon.

Rare books, original photographs and signed first edition titles by Alvin Langdon Coburn, including Men of Mark, London, and The Door in the Wall.

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  1. 132333
    COBURN, Alvin Langdon. London.

    London & New York : [1909]

    First edition, first impression of this masterpiece of early twentieth-century photography. Boston-born Coburn based himself in London from around 1906, learning how to make photogravures at the London County Council School of Photo-engraving, and establishing a studio with two copperplate printing presses at the home he shared with "his domineering... Learn More
    £20,000.00

    Stock Code: 132333

  2. 114434
    COBURN, Alvin Langdon. New York.

    London & New York : [1910]

    First edition, first impression, with the rare dust jacket: a remarkable survival, we have traced just two copies at auction since 1975. Coburn's New York is one of the cornerstone photobooks of the 20th century and considerably more scarce than the photographer's groundbreaking sister publication, London, put out in the same format in 1909. "Of the... Learn More
    £22,500.00

    Stock Code: 114434

  3. Men of Mark.
    COBURN, Alvin Langdon. Men of Mark.

    London & New York : 1913

    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the artist "To Hugh from Alvin, In grateful remembrance of January 14th - 24th 1935." Coburn's first book of portraits of the great and the good (it was followed some years later by More Men of Mark) features 33 portraits of artists, thinkers and writers such as George Bernard Shaw, H. G. Wells, Henry James,... Learn More
    £6,000.00

    Stock Code: 78011

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