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Items comprising or containing original photographic prints: albums, portfolios, individual photos, photographic portraits, etc. Also daguerreotypes and other quasi-photographic processes.

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  1. 129793
    An exceptional original studio photograph of the Dreadnought Hoaxers captioned by the ringleader Horace de Vere Cole with the Abyssinian aliases of each member of the party, accompanied by an unpublished autograph letter signed "Ha! Ha! Yrs ever, Horace de Vere Cole" in which he presents a lively account of the hoax, which... Learn More
    £17,500

    Stock Code: 129793

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  2. 129338
    First edition. The key contribution among the five papers printed here is "Description of a Mystic Play, as performed in Ladak, Zaskar, &c." by the explorer and geologist Captain Henry Haversham Godwin-Austen (1834-1923), "the chief authority in his day on the structure of the Karakoram and other ranges beyond the great... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 129338

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  3. 130085

    The photographic studio of Daniel Georg Nyblin (1826-1910), established in Oslo (named Christiania until 1924)..."> Striking studio portrait of the great Norwegian explorer, signed on the image "Fridtjof Nansen, March 2 97" - within a month of the publication of his worldwide bestseller Farthest North, on 15 February 1897.

    The photographic studio of Daniel Georg Nyblin (1826-1910), established in Oslo (named Christiania until 1924)... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 130085

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  4. 129437
    A beautiful set of lantern lecture slides of key locations and figures in the Brontë sisters' lives. The majority of the plates are labelled in manuscript in ink, and are produced from an article in The Bookman, October 1904, with the text from The Bookman occasionally visible on the reverse of the plates. The photographs... Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 129437

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  5. 123174
    Ellen "Enie" Virginia Nash (1910-1995)..."> A handsome three-quarter length portrait of Frankfurter, seated in judicial robes, facing left, inscribed by him, "For Enie Nash, with every good wish for her successful practice of the public profession of the law, from her devoted friend, Felix Frankfurter", dated 15 January 1950.
    Ellen "Enie" Virginia Nash (1910-1995)... Learn More
    £975

    Stock Code: 123174

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  6. 120082
    First edition, no other copy traced. "In the spirit of socialist emulation inspired by the 60th Anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution, a specialised engineering office and a pilot plant have successfully completed the key stages of a development plan for melon production. The issues of complex mechanisation... Learn More
    £1,950

    Stock Code: 120082

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  7. 124678
    Engrossing album of superior quality original photographs taken by a British soldier during the campaign in Mesopotamia - known colloquially as "Mespot" - with many crisp and finely-detailed images of Basrah (Iraq) and Ahwaz (modern day Ahvaz, Iran), and including a fascinating group of the trenches at Kut; nearly all have... Learn More
    £2,000

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  8. 123046
    A handsomely presented and apparently unique album of 21 striking original albumen prints showing test rigs and drilling machinery, largely for use in artesian exploration, assembled for one of the leading French engineering concerns of the period, Mulot & Dru, described by a contemporary as "acknowledged in France to be... Learn More
    £12,750

    Stock Code: 123046

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  9. 125469comp
    First edition, first impression, number 53 of 100 copies printed. Signed and numbered by the photographer in pencil to the title page, additionally signed by Iain Sinclair, who wrote the afterword to this edition. With and original photograph by Stephen Gill, signed and dated to lower right of verso. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 125469

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  10. 117734
    William Claxton indisputably became one of the greatest photographers..."> Wonderfully "off guard" image of Lady Day caught strikingly in an elegant white scarf against a dense black background, taken in LA in 1957. In January of that year she cut some memorable sides with Norman Granz, which were to be her last with the producer.
    William Claxton indisputably became one of the greatest photographers... Learn More
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    Stock Code: 117734

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  11. 115188
    An album of attractive professional photographs from the 22-day, 262-mile march from Rawalpindi to Razmak undertaken by the 1st Battalion of the King's Royal Rifle Corps in the winter of 1926, the images commencing with the crossing of the Khushal Gharh Bridge and subsequently depicting the battalion marching in formation... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 115188

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  12. 121636
    This portrait of a pensive Yeats was taken by London-based American photographer Sherril V. Schell (1877-1964), who during the first decades of the 20th century in his London studio executed portraits of several literary figures such as Wilfrid Wilson Gibson and, famously, Rupert Brooke. Schell has signed the mount in pencil,... Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 121636

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  13. 121013comp
    Signed limited edition, each volume numbered 35/40 and signed on the half-title by the photographer. With an original photograph, signed by Owens, in a folder with Owens's embossed blindstamp and numbered 35/40. Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 121013

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  14. 120114
    Fascinating, well-documented and vivid album of original photographs taken by a cavalry officer attached to a mounted infantry unit in South Africa after the conclusion of the Second Boer War (31 May 1902). Lieutenant Moncrieff was serving with number 4 troop, "C" squadron of the 12th Mounted Infantry, known as The Highland... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 120114

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  15. Photograph album: "Thoughts on Military Life" (title in Japanese).
    Superb personal photo album portraying the training of a Japanese infantry officer cadet at the junior division of the Rikugun Yonen Gakko - Imperial Japanese Army Academy - at Asaka in Saitama province, at the outset of World War II. Images show his family and friends; his well-appointed room with stacked arms; group portraits... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 98081

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  16. 115861
    A highly evocative album containing over 300 photographs, both personal and from commercial studios, recording the active service of the USS Parrott (DD-218) on the China Station with the Asiatic Fleet - part of Destroyer Division 58 - including the Asiatic neutrality patrol in 1935 and 1936, offering a wealth of images... Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 115861

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  17. "Notes on Rock Paintings in Swaziland".
    A well-presented, annotated photograph album "intended to serve as a preliminary record of rock painting sites in Swaziland giving the location of each site, directions for reaching it, and a short description of the paintings founded there, supplemented by photographs" (introduction). Of the ten sites Masson describes,... Learn More
    £525

    Stock Code: 114377

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  18. Attractive inscribed photographic portrait on textured paper by Howard Coster.
    Signed by Shaw at the top of the image and by Coster (in pencil) on the mount; additionally inscribed by Shaw on the mount: "To Mary Lawton, G. Bernard Shaw, 13/11/36". An excellent association: Shaw had known the American actress Mary Lawton since before the Great War: he directed her in the first Broadway production of... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 114626

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    First edition, first printing of Grafton's first book. With two original photographs of the author laid in, one in colour (94 x 50 mm) and the other in black and white (73 x 44 mm). Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 106974

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    An historically significant and fascinating album chronicling the progress of the construction of factories at Ningpo near Fuzhou for the manufacture, mixing, drying, and separation of smokeless yellow and brown gunpowder for the Imperial Japanese Kwantung Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Following their stunning... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 98082

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  21. Attractive personal photograph album of a voyage to Jamaica, Montego Bay.
    Attractive sequence of well-taken photographs chronicling a pleasure trip out to Jamaica on-board Elders & Fyffe's S.S. Camito, a passenger-carrying banana boat. First images show shipboard life, deck tennis, quoits, and boat drills; a sequence of four pictures covers passage through the Panama canal; which is followed by... Learn More
    £425

    Stock Code: 96646

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  22. Original portrait photograph.
    Thoughtful portrait study, signed and dated by Van Vechten verso in red ink in his characteristic minuscule handwriting: "photograph by Carl Van Vechten/ March 28, 1933-XII c: 4". Despite the variance in dating, the image appears to be number four of a series listed in the Library of Congress' collection as dating from March... Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 97471

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  23. Advanced Photography: Methods and Conclusions.
    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the photographer, To Angus McBean - thanks for your help! Andreas Feininger. McBean contributes images to pages 144 and 200. From the library of Angus McBean.2qw Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 82737

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    One of a series of photos taken by William Amos Haines (1877-1953), who travelled through the United States in the first decades of the 20th century making early panoramas with a rotating Kodak Cirkut camera. He was particularly interested in California's Spanish missions, and took photographs of a number of these sites... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 65001

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  25. Mission San Francisco de Solano.
    One of a series of photos taken by William Amos Haines (1877-1953), who travelled through the United States in the first decades of the 20th century making early panoramas with a rotating Kodak Cirkut camera. He was particularly interested in California's Spanish missions, and took photographs of a number of these sites... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 64970

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  26. Mission San Luis Obispo de Tulsa.
    One of a series of photos taken by William Amos Haines (1877-1953), who travelled through the United States in the first decades of the 20th century making early panoramas with a rotating Kodak Cirkut camera. He was particularly interested in California's Spanish missions, and took photographs of a number of these sites... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 64969

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  27. Mission San Juan Bautista.
    One of a series of photos taken by William Amos Haines (1877-1953), who travelled through the United States in the first decades of the 20th century making early panoramas with a rotating Kodak Cirkut camera. He was particularly interested in California's Spanish missions, and took photographs of a number of these sites... Learn More
    £300

    Stock Code: 64948

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    One of a series of photos taken by William Amos Haines (1877-1953), who travelled through the United States in the first decades of the 20th century making early panoramas with a rotating Kodak Cirkut camera. He was particularly interested in California's Spanish missions, and took photographs of a number of these sites... Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 64994

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  29. 50909
    Tenor sax player Cohn captured in performance by leading Canadian jazz photographer Barry Thomson. Signed recto and inscribed verso; "To Stan Getz. Here's another pal of yours - Al Cohn, another of the originals! From Barry Thomson." Getz and Cohn played together in the Herman Second Herd. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 50909

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  30. 22342
  31. Views of the Bazar Valley Field Force, 1908.
    From the time of the end of the Tirah campaign in 1897-8 the Zakka Khel Afridis had "remained the persistent enemies of tranquility and progress. Numerous raids in British territory were proved to have their origin in the Bazar Valley" (Nevill, Campaigns on the North West Frontier p. 331). The autumn of 1907 brought a renewal... Learn More
    £3,875

    Stock Code: 42953

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