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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. Photograph album of views in the Maghreb and Egypt.
    CAVILLA, Antonio - MOROCCO and TUNISIA. Photograph album of views in the Maghreb and Egypt.

    [c.1900]

    Highly interesting album that includes an extensive series of scarce prints by Antonio Cavilla, whose pioneering studio in Tangier during the last two decades of the 19th century produced some of the finest images of the Maghreb; 19 of these carry his wet stamp on the print, and another 24 are unsigned but almost certainly from his atelier.

    "'Nineteenth-century... Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 143538

  2. Collection of 16 photographic albums; [together with:] typescript diary.
    VERNAY, Arthur Stannard. Collection of 16 photographic albums; [together with:] typescript diary.

    [1920s-30s]

    An extraordinary personal archive of over 3,000 original photographs assembled by one of the most renowned naturalists and big-game hunters of the inter-war years. Spanning Africa, the Middle East, India, and East Asia, these albums offer an unrivalled insight into some of the most significant scientific expeditions of the period, many undertaken at... Learn More
    £125,000.00

    Stock Code: 133409

  3. Captain Sweet's Views of South Australia.
    SWEET, Samuel White, Captain. Captain Sweet's Views of South Australia.

    Adelaide : c.1884

    Superb lifetime album of fully-captioned photographs of remarkable depth and clarity by the pioneering photographer of Australia Captain Samuel White Sweet (1825-1886), presenting a generous panorama of his art in prints reflecting the civic pride of the city of Adelaide through its many fine buildings, alongside the landscape of South Australia captured... Learn More
    £15,000.00

    Stock Code: 129596

  4. An Account of the British Settlement of Aden in Arabia.
    HUNTER, F. M. An Account of the British Settlement of Aden in Arabia.

    London : 1877

    First and only edition of this important monograph, the rare "presentation issue" with the superb photographic plates; commercial records show two copies only, one with Maggs (1954, catalogue no. 824) and another through Sotheby's (1999). Inscribed on the half-title by the recipient "E. V. Stace a kind present from the Author", his signature repeated... Learn More
    £15,000.00

    Stock Code: 144018

  5. Yankee 1930.
    LEVICK, Edwin J., & Rosenfeld & Sons. Yankee 1930.

    New York : 1929-30

    Superb pictorial record of the US yacht Yankee, built to compete for the right to defend the America's Cup. This celebration of the boat would certainly appear to be a one-off for a syndicate member and is comprised of photographs of the highest quality.

    Of the 19 prints 5 have the studio wet-stamps of the renowned Rosenfeld Studio showing through... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 142524

  6. Eighteen original photographs of Khiva and its people.
    DIVANOV, Khudaibergen. Eighteen original photographs of Khiva and its people.

    Khiva : c.1920

    Eloquent and atmospheric sequence of images showing the ancient Silk Road city of Khiva during a period of rapid transition, the work of Khudaibergen Divanov, Uzbekistan's first photographer whose life and fate mirrored his times. Proscribed and executed in Stalin's Great Purge, vintage prints from Divanov's studio are exceptionally scarce.

    All... Learn More
    £29,250.00

    Stock Code: 113773

  7. Seeing Fashion.
    SOKOLSKY, Melvin. Seeing Fashion.

    Santa Fe : 2000

    First edition, first printing. Signed in pencil by Sokolsky on the front free endpaper. Includes Sokolsky's surreal approach on fashion at his time with Harper's Bazaar, which was quite different from his fellow photographers. From the library of Sam Haskins. Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 147117

  8. 146554
    MORGAN, Daniel Nash. Signed three-quarter length portrait photograph.

    1897

    Inscribed by the sitter over photograph and mount "Daniel Nash Morgan US Treasurer Washington D.C. March 30 1897". Daniel Nash Morgan (1844-1931) served as Treasurer of the United States from 1893 to 1897, appointed by President Grover Cleveland. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 146554

  9. Signed photographic postcard by Röhr of Magdeburg.
    GÖRING, Hermann. Signed photographic postcard by Röhr of Magdeburg.

    Magdeburg

    Fine image signed "Göring" across lower portion of image, showing Göring three-quarter length, facing left, in full Luftwaffe uniform as Generalfeldmarschall, holding baton. With typed letter signed by a secretary at Göring's ministry acknowledging the recipient's request for a signed picture (Ministerpräsident Generalobesrt Göring letterhead,... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 130984

  10. "Billie Holiday 'Lady Sings the Blues.'Carnegie Hall, Oct. 10 '56".
    HOLIDAY, Billie - REIFF, Carole. "Billie Holiday 'Lady Sings the Blues.'Carnegie Hall, Oct. 10 '56".

    New York : 1956

    Stunning image of Holiday lost in thought during the rehearsals for the legendary Lady sings the Blues concerts in November 1956. Her health and voice failing, expectations were low, but as often Holiday was to confound her critics. Gilbert Millstein of the New York Times, who acted as narrator, remembered; "It was evident, even then, that Miss Holiday... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 137235

  11. Photographic Archive of Dravo Corporation ship launches during World War II.
    WORLD WAR II; SHIPBUILDING. Photographic Archive of Dravo Corporation ship launches during World War II.

    Wilmington, DE & Pittsburgh, PA : 1942-5

    A remarkable archive of 113 silver gelatin photographs chronicling the launches of the complete range of vessels produced by the company during the war years - Destroyer Escorts (DE), Landing Ship Tanks (LST), Landing Ship Medium (LSM), Minelayers, Submarine Chasers, Barges, and even floating dry-docks. Many of the images include group portraits of... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 136238

  12. Manuscript memorial volume of a pilot officer of 56 Squadron R. F. C.
    WILKINSON, Geoffrey Miles. Manuscript memorial volume of a pilot officer of 56 Squadron R. F. C.

    Ealing, Middlesex : 1918

    A unique and extremely moving document, a manuscript record of the life and brief career of 2nd Lieut. G. M. Wilkinson, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, attached to 56 Squadron R.F.C. (1898-1917), lovingly copied out and compiled by his mother. Following the structure of the memorial volumes of the era the volume offers a brief account of schooling... Learn More
    £5,000.00

    Stock Code: 144576

  13. Collection of 12 original cabinet card portraits of figures associated with Charles Darwin:
    DARWIN, Charles. Collection of 12 original cabinet card portraits of figures associated with Charles Darwin:

    c.1890

    Striking and handsomely presented photographic polyptych of major British figures of the late 19th century, a number having a strong association with Charles Darwin or his "bulldog" T. H. Huxley, including Frederick Temple, archbishop of Canterbury, Sir John Lubbock, and Huxley himself.

    Top row:

    1) Queen Victoria (1819-1901): this fine... Learn More
    £3,250.00

    Stock Code: 126612

  14. "Making a change"- inscribed photographic portrait.
    GERSHWIN, George - TOPPO, Renato. "Making a change"- inscribed photographic portrait.

    New York : 1935

    Inscribed in the lower border, "To Robley Durham Stevens - Sincere good wishes George Gershwin". Evocative image of the composer "sitting at a piano making an alteration to the score for 'Porgy and Bess'" (Hulton Archive). Robley Stevens was a labour relations consultant working in the Washington/Baltimore area, the author of a number of books and many... Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 130182

  15. Inscribed portrait photograph.
    STEINBECK, John. Inscribed portrait photograph.

    [c.1960]

    Strong portrait photograph inscribed by Steinbeck lower right, "For Bob Keane, with best, John Steinbeck"; an excellent image, Steinbeck, in shirt and tie, sporting a pin-striped jacket, looking a little quizzically to his right. It is tempting to speculate that the recipient may have been the writer's fellow Californian, the pioneering record producer... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 142679

  16. Thomas Struth 1977 2002.
    STRUTH, Thomas. Thomas Struth 1977 2002.

    [Munich] : 2004

    Limited collector's edition, number 121 of 300 copies with an original photograph signed by Struth. The collection brings together the photographer's Yosemite and museum photos, including two CDs of recordings by Evan Parker and Frank Bungarten. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 139177

  17. A Souvenir from The Pipe Band, Punjab Constabulary.
    INDIA. A Souvenir from The Pipe Band, Punjab Constabulary.

    Lahore : 1950

    Unique album presented to Sgt. J. R. Cockburn, Royal Scots, "in appreciation of the keen interest taken in training those members of the Pipe Band... whose photographs appear in this album", signed by Brian St. Clair Allum as commandant. A splendid record, a memento of the post-colonial persistence of the pipes in South Asia.

    The members portrayed... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 141917

  18. Photos. Hull No. 2040. "World Hero" -  official shipyard album documenting daily progress on the construction of an oil tanker.
    SHIPBUILDING. Photos. Hull No. 2040. "World Hero" - official shipyard album documenting daily progress on the construction of an oil tanker.

    Yokohama, Japan : 1970

    Remarkable "time-lapse" shipyard photo album documenting the construction of the oil tanker World Hero in 1970; from keel laying on May 7, 1970, to launch September 23, 1970, and finally delivery to Aquarius Shipping Co. on December 1, 1970. World Hero was constructed with a DWT - dead-weight tonnage - of 226,466 tons, and was one of the transitional... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 134938

  19. Unusual personal photograph album of ship- and boat-building projects.
    COLLIER, William Bell & Page Blackwood. Unusual personal photograph album of ship- and boat-building projects.

    San Francisco, CA, Norfolk, VA & Portsmouth, NH : 1891-1924

    Highly appealing album showing various craft designed and built by naval architect William B. Collier (1869-1951) working both privately with his brother Page (1871-1913), and for the U.S. Navy. The vessels range in scale from steam launches and motorboats built by the brothers and trialed on Clear Lake, California in the 1890s to the USS Olympia, Admiral... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 133169

  20. Inscribed carte-de-visite.
    ALCOTT, Louisa May. Inscribed carte-de-visite.

    New York : May 1882

    A delightfully personal memento, a carte-de-visite inscribed on the verso by Alcott to her friend Mary Williams, "Betsey from Sairy May 1882"; with an identifying note in an unknown hand below the author's inscription: "Sairy Louisa M Alcott, Betsey Mary H. Williams". The names of "Sairy" and "Betsey" were taken from the characters of the bibulous... Learn More
    £4,000.00

    Stock Code: 137833

  21. [Photograph album, titled on front cover:] In Memory of My China Cruise.
    CHINA - BERRY, Charles Edmond, Yeoman 2nd Class, US Navy. [Photograph album, titled on front cover:] In Memory of My China Cruise.

    Chefoo (Yantai), Shanghai, Singapore : 1934-7

    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 of China, Japan, the Philippines,... Learn More
    £3,500.00

    Stock Code: 115861

  22. Photograph album of a British Military Officer in Egypt during the First World War and in Europe in the 1920's [sic].
    CAIRO. Photograph album of a British Military Officer in Egypt during the First World War and in Europe in the 1920's [sic].

    Cairo, Egypt, Italy, Switzerland : 1915-26

    Appealing personal album of a British resident in Cairo during World War I and soon after, perhaps a military or diplomatic officer, or businessman. The album opens with an excellent sequence of eight images, offering a bird's-eye view shot from a balcony of the march past of troops before they left for Gallipoli, "Generals Sir John Maxwell and Sir... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 135761

  23. Advanced Photography: Methods and Conclusions.
    FEININGER, Andreas. Advanced Photography: Methods and Conclusions.

    New York : 1952

    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. Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 82737

  24. Signed photograph.
    FREUD, Sigmund. Signed photograph.

    [London : 1938]

    Freud reads the manuscript of Moses and Monotheism. A superb signed photograph of Freud at work taken by the Austrian-British psychoanalyst Wilhelm Hoffer (1897-1967), depicting Freud seated at his desk in London.

    Freud had begun working on his Moses book in 1934 and partly published it in German in 1937. He arrived in London on 6 June 1938,... Learn More
    £22,500.00

    Stock Code: 132013

  25. Ellington in his dressing room, Paramount Theater, c. September, 1946 - large vintage silver gelatin print, signed by the photographer.
    ELLINGTON, Duke; GOTTLIEB, William (photo.) Ellington in his dressing room, Paramount Theater, c. September, 1946 - large vintage silver gelatin print, signed by the photographer.

    New York : [c.1978]

    Superb image of Duke captured in the mirror of his dressing room. Inscribed lower left-hand corner; "For Ken, William Gottlieb, '78". Published in Down Beat, volume 13, 20, 23 September 1946, as part of a series entitled "Through the Looking Glass": "Fifth in the series of staff lensman Bill Gottlieb's intimate dressing room shots of musical celebrities... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 130899

  26. Doubly inscribed portrait photograph.
    YEATS, W. B. (sitter); BOUGHTON, Alice (photo.) Doubly inscribed portrait photograph.

    New York : 1904

    A doubly inscribed portrait photo, inscribed by Yeats to Una Pope-Hennessy, "W B Yeats To Mrs Pope Hennessy" at the foot of the image, and additionally signed by the photographer, "Copyrighted by Alice Boughton Apr. 1904 New York". A remarkable photo, with an appealing association, by the renowned New York photographer. Alice Boughton (1876-1945) opened... Learn More
    £20,000.00

    Stock Code: 131408

  27. Two photographs of a gentleman posed on a bicycle.
    CYCLING. Two photographs of a gentleman posed on a bicycle.

    Circo Agenale, Rome : 1890

    Two portrait photographs featuring a man in contemporary dress posed with an early bicycle taken at the studio of Gaspare Giovannola. It was not until the early 1860s that two-wheeled, pedal-powered bicycles were ridden for the first time. Despite the discomfort they caused (lending them the nickname "bone-shakers"), they became immensely popular. "The... Learn More
    £175.00

    Stock Code: 108154

  28. A Century of Progress International Exposition, Chicago 1933-1934 presents this Collection of Official Photographs to Orville J. Taylor.
    ART DECO - KAUFMANN, Charles D. & Herman Fabry. A Century of Progress International Exposition, Chicago 1933-1934 presents this Collection of Official Photographs to Orville J. Taylor.

    Chicago, IL. : 1933

    First and only edition of this spectacular, highly limited-issue souvenir album for the Century of Progress exposition, an event which was to have a profound influence on modernist architects for decades to come, and served more generally as an invaluable "repository" of Art Deco motifs. A small number of these presentation albums were created as gifts... Learn More
    £4,750.00

    Stock Code: 134251

  29. Photograph album of service in China with the US 15th Infantry Regiment, 1929-32.
    CHINA. Photograph album of service in China with the US 15th Infantry Regiment, 1929-32.

    China : 1929-32

    Wonderfully engaging, wide-ranging and extensively-captioned visual record of China as seen through the eyes of a soldier in the US 15th Infantry Regiment ("The Old China Hands"), based in Tientsin (Tianjin) between 1929 and 1932, a period of bloody turbulence in China.

    This enthralling album encompasses many aspects of China, from the well-documented... Learn More
    £9,250.00

    Stock Code: 120117

  30. Personal photograph album with accompanying manuscript notebook.
    SOUTH AFRICA; BOER WAR - MONCRIEFF, Lieutenant A. R., Royal Scots Greys. Personal photograph album with accompanying manuscript notebook.

    South Africa : 1902

    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 Company, and attached to... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 120114

  31. Photograph album: "Thoughts on Military Life" (title in Japanese).
    WORLD WAR II; JAPAN. Photograph album: "Thoughts on Military Life" (title in Japanese).

    Japan : 1940

    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 of cadets; the buildings... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 98081

  32. Views of the Bazar Valley Field Force, 1908.
    RICH, E. T. Views of the Bazar Valley Field Force, 1908.

    Peshawar : [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 of activity, raids being... Learn More
    £3,875.00

    Stock Code: 42953

  33. Ammunition Manufacturing Report No. 23. Construction Progress … First Report.
    SECOND SINO-JAPANESE WAR. Ammunition Manufacturing Report No. 23. Construction Progress … First Report.

    Nanping, Manchukuo : 1938

    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 victory in the Russo-Japanese... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 98082

  34. Street Life in London. With permanent photographic illustrations taken from life expressly for this publication.
    THOMSON, John, & Adolphe Smith [Headingley]. Street Life in London. With permanent photographic illustrations taken from life expressly for this publication.

    London : [1877]

    First edition, book issue. A work which pioneered the genre of photojournalism. The photographer John Thomson (1837-1921), who had made his reputation with photographic records of his Far Eastern travels, joined forces with the radical journalist Adolphe Smith Headingley (fl. 1870-1920) to document the lives of ordinary Londoners, combining hard-hitting,... Learn More
    £20,000.00

    Stock Code: 135678

  35. Series of three hand-painted lantern slides.
    ROYAL EXCHANGE. Series of three hand-painted lantern slides.

    [c.1850s/60s]

    A series of three magic lantern slides depicting the Royal Exchange, Britain's first specialist commercial building, before, during, and after the fire of 10 January 1838. The Royal Exchange pictured in the first slide, designed by Edward Jerman and opened in 1669, was the second iteration of the building: the original structure, built for the Exchange's... Learn More
    £425.00

    Stock Code: 135445

  36. Chris-Craft.
    BOAT-BUILDING - SMITH, Christopher Columbus, & Jay W. & John Edwin Clifford (sales manager). Chris-Craft.

    Algonac, MI : 1930

    An extremely rare survival, a dealer's deluxe showroom catalogue for Chris-Craft motor boats covering the complete range - from their highly popular mahogany Runabouts to cabin and stateroom cruisers. The accompanying promotional sales letters explain that these volumes were costly to produce, and, as stock changed, additional images would be sent to... Learn More
    £7,500.00

    Stock Code: 132983

  37. Nothing but Home; Desperate Cars; Under House Arrest.
    GIRARD, Sébastien. Nothing but Home; Desperate Cars; Under House Arrest.

    2009-11

    First editions, signed limited issues, Nothing but Home number 90 of 100 copies, Desperate Cars number 22 of 100 copies, and Under House Arrest number 81 of 100 copies. Each work has an original signed and matching numbered photograph loosely inserted. Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 128740

  38. "Islesboro - - 1926." [label on front pastedown.]
    ELKHORN, cruising motor launch. "Islesboro - - 1926." [label on front pastedown.]

    Isleboro, ME : 1926

    Highly appealing photograph album documenting the Bertolet family's 1926 summer cruise off the Maine coast in the Elkhorn, an 81 foot motor yacht built by George S. Lawley & Sons in 1906, captained at the time by Whitney B. Lowe. Of particular interest are the many identified images of some superb sail and motor yachts of the era, including the Queen... Learn More
    £1,450.00

    Stock Code: 126909

  39. Self Publish, Be Naughty.
    CESCHEL, Bruno. Self Publish, Be Naughty.

    London : 2011

    First edition, first impression. Number 55 of 100 copies with a loosely inserted original photograph, of a total edition of 1000. A collaboration of 75 artists, this is one of the earliest works publisher by Self Publish, Be Happy, an organisation dedicated to the promotion of contemporary artists through publications, events and educational programmes.... Learn More
    £150.00

    Stock Code: 126523

  40. Letiyu Sovetskoy Vlasti v Gruzii (For the 15th Anniversary of Soviet Rule in Georgia) - presentation photograph album.
    GEORGIA. Letiyu Sovetskoy Vlasti v Gruzii (For the 15th Anniversary of Soviet Rule in Georgia) - presentation photograph album.

    Tbilisi : 1936

    Superb album produced to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Georgian Soviet Republic (established 1921), one of perhaps a handful put together and presented to leading dignitaries; this copy with the gilt presentation supralibros of Valerian Bakradze (1901-1971), at the time Second Secretary of the Georgian Communist Party and a protégé of Stalin's... Learn More
    £9,500.00

    Stock Code: 125466

  41. Archaeology in Reverse.
    GILL, Stephen. Archaeology in Reverse.

    London : 2007

    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 an original photograph by Stephen Gill, signed and dated to lower right of verso. Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 125469

  42. Rome.
    PETERSEN, Anders. Rome.

    London and Rome : 2014

    First edition, first impression, signed limited edition. Number 81 of 150 numbered copies. With an original ink jet print, signed, numbered, and dated to the verso by the photographer. Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 125425

  43. Photograph portrait, signed and inscribed by Frankfurter to a young female law student, Ellen Nash, the sole woman graduate of her law class and later one of the first women to practice law on Charlottesville Court Square.
    FRANKFURTER, Felix. Photograph portrait, signed and inscribed by Frankfurter to a young female law student, Ellen Nash, the sole woman graduate of her law class and later one of the first women to practice law on Charlottesville Court Square.

    New York : [c. 1950]

    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) was a pioneering female... Learn More
    £975.00

    Stock Code: 123174

  44. [Patch label on front cover:] Matériels & Outils de Sondages pour les mines & les colonies (Materials and Survey Tools for Mines and Colonies).
    DRU, Léon & Saint-Just, & Louis-Georges Mulot. [Patch label on front cover:] Matériels & Outils de Sondages pour les mines & les colonies (Materials and Survey Tools for Mines and Colonies).

    Paris : [c.1890]

    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 masters of the art of boring"... Learn More
    £12,750.00

    Stock Code: 123046

  45. Original signed photograph by Don Hunstein.
    DYLAN, Bob. Original signed photograph by Don Hunstein.

    New York : 1963

    A beguiling vérité image of the great songwriter, walking away from the camera with slung guitar across the floor of a deserted recording studio, captured by the celebrated Don Hunstein in August 1963 at Columbia's Studio A in New York City. This was the album session that produced the iconic "The Times They Are A-Changin'".

    Don Hunstein (1928-2017)... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 121839

  46. Portrait photograph.
    YEATS, W. B. (sitter); SCHELL, Sherril (photo.) Portrait photograph.

    [London : c.1903]

    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, and stamped the mount on... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 121636

  47. Portrait photograph.
    YEATS, W. B. (sitter); SCHELL, Sherril (photo.) Portrait photograph.

    [Victoria, London : c.1903]

    This portrait of a pensive W. B. Yeats was taken by London-based American photographer Sherril V. Schell (1877-1964), who during the first decades of the 20th century in his Victoria studio executed portraits of several London literary figures such as Wilfrid Wilson Gibson and, famously, Rupert Brooke. Schell has signed the mount in pencil, and stamped... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 121643

  48. Five large original photographs of excavations at Troy (3), Mycenae (1) and Samothrace (1) - from the private collection of Heinrich Schliemann, with his holograph annotations.
    SCHLIEMANN, Heinrich. Five large original photographs of excavations at Troy (3), Mycenae (1) and Samothrace (1) - from the private collection of Heinrich Schliemann, with his holograph annotations.

    Troy, Mycenae, Samothrace (present day western Turkey and Greece) : c.1879

    Fascinating, unpublished and extremely scarce archive of four original photographs from Schliemann's pioneering excavations at Troy and Mycenae, and another of Samothrace, where work was conducted by Schliemann's compatriot Alexander Conze (1831-1914). The three views taken at Troy (1871-73) show the massive outer walls of King Priam's city on the left... Learn More
    £25,000.00

    Stock Code: 121338

  49. Suburbia; Our Kind of People; Working.
    OWENS, Bill. Suburbia; Our Kind of People; Working.

    San Francisco; New York; : 1973-7

    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
    £3,000.00

    Stock Code: 121013

  50. 60 Velikogo Oktyarya (60 Years of the Great October.)
    WATERMELONS IN UZBEKISTAN. 60 Velikogo Oktyarya (60 Years of the Great October.)

    Tashkent : 1977

    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 of melon cultivation were... Learn More
    £1,950.00

    Stock Code: 120082

  51. Remarkable photographic archive of American life and mercantile enterprise in French West Africa during the 1930s.
    IVORY COAST. Remarkable photographic archive of American life and mercantile enterprise in French West Africa during the 1930s.

    Ivory Coast : 1932-6

    A unique and vivid archive of extraordinary breadth, comprising nearly 1,200 images that provide a striking panorama of colonial life in the Ivory Coast during the 1930s, as seen through the eyes of Brents Rowlett Gruber, wife of Lewis H. Gruber, an American entrepreneur from Louisville, Kentucky, who was involved in the logging industry and ran a Chevrolet... Learn More
    £15,000.00

    Stock Code: 119443

  52. Album of photographs depicting a trek from Rawalpindi to Razmak by the 1st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps.
    B. D. ARORA & SONS. Album of photographs depicting a trek from Rawalpindi to Razmak by the 1st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps.

    [North-West Frontier Province] : [1926]

    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 past Gumbat, Lachi, and the... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 115188

  53. Attractive inscribed photographic portrait on textured paper by Howard Coster.
    SHAW, George Bernard; COSTER, Howard (photographer). Attractive inscribed photographic portrait on textured paper by Howard Coster.

    London : [early 1930s]

    A fine photographic portrait of Shaw, by Howard Coster, one of the most renowned portrait photographers of the day, signed by both sitter and photographer, and presented by Shaw to the American actress who had appeared in many of his plays, additionally inscribed by him "To Mary Lawton, G. Bernard Shaw, 13/11/36".

    An excellent association: Shaw... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 114626

  54. Keziah Dane.
    GRAFTON, Sue. Keziah Dane.

    New York : 1967

    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
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 106974

  55. Attractive personal photograph album of a voyage to Jamaica, Montego Bay.
    JAMAICA. Attractive personal photograph album of a voyage to Jamaica, Montego Bay.

    Jamaica : c.1925

    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 the main group of views of... Learn More
    £425.00

    Stock Code: 96646

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