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COOK, James, & James King. A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean.
London : 1785Second and preferred edition of Cook's fatal third voyage, this set one of a small number with the text volumes printed on fine paper, apparently hot-pressed to give a more silken finish, and presented in a particularly attractive contemporary morocco binding, in this regard highly uncommon: the last set in such a binding appearing at auction in 1992.... Learn More£37,500.00
Stock Code: 139133
DU CAMP, Maxime. Égypte, Nubie, Palestine et Syrie:
Paris : 1852Extremely rare first edition complete, illustrated with 125 salt prints from wet paper negatives mounted one to a page. Du Camp's monumental work was the first archaeological survey to be extensively illustrated with photographs.
A young man of independent means, Du Camp took up photography in 1849 in preparation for his second journey to North... Learn More£300,000.00
Stock Code: 124632
VIANA, Francisco Xavier de. Diario del viage explorador de las corbetas españolas "Descubierta" y "Atrevida" en los años de 1789 a 1794.
Cerrito de la Victoria [Montevideo] : 1849First and only edition of one of the rarest Pacific voyages, the great Spanish scientific expedition under the Italian-born Alessandro Malaspina, 1789 to 1794, throughout the Pacific, exploring and mapping much of the west coast of the Americas from Cape Horn to the Gulf of Alaska, then across to the Philippines, with stops in Australia and New Zealand.... Learn More£22,500.00
Stock Code: 113859
BARROW, John. A Voyage to Cochinchina, in the Years 1792 and 1793:
London : 1806First edition of the "first illustrated English work on Vietnam" (Hill), being a description of the outward voyage of Lord Macartney's embassy to China. The account is superbly illustrated with aquatints of views, "types," and natural history specimens, Abbey commending the aquatinting as "of excellent quality."
"The voyage visited Madeira,... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 81263
FRANK, Robert. Les Américains.
Paris : 1958First edition, first printing, an exceptional copy with almost none of usual toning. "Robert Frank's masterpiece has become so much the photobook of legend in its first American edition Grove Press, New York, 1959 that it is often forgotten that Delpire's original Paris edition was a different book. Its accompanying texts, gathered by Alain Bosquet,... Learn More£3,500.00
Stock Code: 133176
CHURCHILL, Awnsham & John. A Collection of Voyages and Travels,
London : 1732Second, enlarged edition, of one of the great voyage collections, originally issued by the brothers Awnsham and John Churchill in four volumes in 1704 with the advice and encouragement of the philosopher John Locke. Hill describes it as "a very valuable collection, both for its range of coverage and for the fact that it gives the original accounts".... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 50373
BEATON, Cecil. Chinese Album.
London : 1945-6First edition, first impression. Best known for his ultra-glamorous photographs of "bright young things", Beaton was commissioned by the Ministry of Information during the Second World War to photograph the war effort in Asia and the Middle East. His tour led to three photographic albums: Far East (1945), An Indian Album (1945-6), and Chinese Album... Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 147925
BEATON, Cecil. An Indian Album.
London : 1945-6First edition, first impression. Best known for his ultra-glamorous photographs of "bright young things", Beaton was commissioned by the Ministry of Information during the Second World War to photograph the war effort in Asia and the Middle East. His tour led to three photographic albums: Far East (1945), An Indian Album (1945-6), and Chinese Album... Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 147924
BANKSY - LAZARIDES, Steve. Banksy Captured [Vols 1 & 2].
London : 2019-20First editions, first printings. Volume 1 limited to 500 numbered copies, volume 2 limited to 5000 numbered copies. In 1997 Lazarides was commissioned to take the portrait of a little-known graffiti artist who went by the name of Banksy. Over the next 11 years he worked with Banksy as his driver, manager, photographer, dealer, spokesperson, and then... Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 145942
SUZUKI, Kenji. The Photography of Kenji Suzuki.
Tokyo : 1973First edition, first printing. The first book by the Hiroshima photographer and doctor. Together with a printed letter dated July 1973 laid down on card signed by Suzuki. Text in Japanese and English. From the library of Sam Haskins. Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 147123
BRANDT, Bill. Perspective of Nudes.
London : 1961First edition, first printing. One of those seminal works of art which apparently came about by accident. Brandt was experimenting with a fish-eye lens and produced these extraordinary images of nudes on beaches, distorting and merging with the rocks which surround them. From the library of Sam Haskins. Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 147043
NAKAMURA, Masaya. Ema Nude in Africa.
Tokyo : 1971First edition, first printing. Signed in Japanese by Nakamura on the front free endpaper. Japanese supermodel and singer Emma Sugimoto, shot in various locations in Africa. Text in Japanese. With a sheet of letter headed paper from Masaya Studio. From the library of Sam Haskins
Stock Code: 147039
OLIVER, Mary, & Molly Malone Cook. Our World.
Boston : 2007First edition, first impression, signed by Oliver on the rear free endpaper. Published two years after the death of Oliver's partner, Molly Malone Cook, in 2005, Our World brings together Cook's photography and Oliver's poems and prose in "an intimate revelation of their lives and art" (front flap).
Mary Oliver (1935-2019) is best remembered... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 147538
SHINOYAMA, Kishin. Nude.
Tokyo : 1970First edition, first printing. Shinoyama creates an alien world with shots from Death Valley, and the use of special affects. Text in Japanese and English. From the library of Sam Haskins. Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 147555
SHINOYAMA, Kishin. 28 Girls.
Tokyo : 1968First edition, first printing. Shinoyama's first book and published in a magazine style but with the form of a book with adverts, later on in Japan this style would become known as mook genre. Text in Japanese and English. From the library of Sam Haskins. Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 147558
BAILEY, David. Look Again: The Autobiography.
London : 2020First edition, first printing. Limited edition signed by Bailey on the publisher's tipped in page as issued. Bailey's candid account of his career in photography which made him as famous as his subjects. Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 147581
BRODOVITCH, Alexey. Portfolio.
ParisFirst edition, first printing. Published to coincide with an exhibition entitled, "Alexey Brodovitch, La photographie mise en pages." held at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris, 18 February to 17 May 1998. From the library of Sam Haskins. Learn More£175.00
Stock Code: 147332
STIEGLITZ, Alfred - GREENOUGH, Sarah. Alfred Steiglitz: The Key Set. The Alfred Steiglitz Collection of Photographs. Volume One 1886-1922; Volume Two 1923-1937.
New YorK : 2002First editions, first printings. Steiglitz wife, Georgia 0'Keeffe created what she called "the key set", this included one print of every mounted photograph in his possession at the time of his death. Steiglitz did not consider a print finished until it was mounted. Published to coincide with the exhibition "Alfred Steiglitz: Known and Unknown", organized... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 147358
STERN, Bert. Marilyn Monroe: The Complete Last Sitting.
Munich : 1992First edition, first printing. Stern was the last person to be granted a sitting to photograph Monroe, six weeks before her death. This volume contains all of the photos taken over 3 days at the Los Angeles Bel-Air Hotel. From the library of Sam Haskins. Learn More£400.00
Stock Code: 147351
LEVINE, Gemma. Faces of the 80s.
London : 1987First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Levine "For Alex and Elizabeth, with love, and, admiration, Gemma. 1988". A book of celebrity portraits from all walks of life published to coincide with an exhibition that was held in aid of the Sharon Allen Leukamia Trust. The recipients of this book were the sculptor Elisabeth Frink and her husband. Frink... Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 147284
ARAKI, Nobuyoshi. Araki by Araki. The Photographers Personal Collection 1963-2002.
Tokyo : 2003First edition, first printing. Signed by Ariki as Arakiss with a self portrait drawing in marker pen opposite the half title. Published to mark the artist's sixty-third birthday, all the picture were chosen by Araki with his own commentary. Text in English and Japanese. Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 147270
MAPPLETHORPE, Robert (photo.); RIMBAUD, Arthur. A Season in Hell.
[New York] : 1986First edition of this translation by Paul Schmidt, limited to 1,000 numbered copies signed by both Schmidt and Mapplethorpe; with the original 4-page long "Limited Editions Club Letter" loosely inserted.
First published in 1873, this prose poem was finished in a frenzy after the break-up of Rimbaud's relationship with Verlaine who shot him with... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 139013
BRASSAÏ, & Paul Morand. Paris de Nuit.
Paris : 1933 First edition, first printing, of the photographer's first publication, presentation copy inscribed on the title page to his Parisian host "À Monsieur Gaston Robbe, mes hommages cordiaux, Brassaï Halász, Paris 1932".
Gaston Robbe was the owner of the Hotel Des Terrasses in Paris, where Brassaï had established himself in the early 1930s while... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 142446
CLARKE, Bob Carlos. Shooting Sex. The Definitive Guide to Undressing Beautiful Strangers.
London : 2002First edition, first printing. A candid autobiographical account of Clarke's experiences with his subjects, alongside his erotic photographs. Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 147109
BOUBAT, Édouard - BOUBAT, Bernard, & Geneviéve Anhoury. The Monograph.
New York : 2004First edition, first printing. Boubat's first monograph spanning his works from 1923 to 1999 including many from his travels while working for the French magazine Réalités. From the library of Sam Haskins. Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 147114
SHISUI, Tanahashi. Ryurai Ryukyo [The Stream Comes and the Stream Flows Away] 1954-1973.
1974First edition, first printing. Inscribed to Sam Haskins from Shisui on the front free endpaper with a stamped chop mark, another chop mark stamped to the half title. Shisui's second book, being a retrospective of his work up to 1973. Text in Japanese. From the library of Sam Haskins. Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 147077
LINDBERGH, Peter. Untitled 116.
Munich : 2006First edition, first printing. Lindbergh's collection of 116 women from pop, film, showbiz and fashion. Text in German, English or French, with the 8 page booklet of translations in the same languages. From the library of Sam Haskins. Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 147106
WILSON, James. The Life and Dreadful Sufferings of Captain James Wilson, In various Parts of the Globe,
Portsea : 1810The highly uncommon first edition of the first biography of James Wilson, captain of the Duff on her first missionary voyage to the South Seas. None of the four copies listed at auction in the last 40 years has had the attractive frontispiece.
"Although there are several accounts of James Wilson's life, sufferings and missionary voyage, this... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 70373
CARTIER-BRESSON, Henri. Images à la Sauvette.
Paris : 1952First edition, first printing, inscribed by the artist on the half-title "à Monsieur Gert Weber en hommage Henri Cartier-Bresson"; the recipient was the German painter and graphic artist Gert Weber (born 1951), who was awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2018.
"The Paris-based Greek publisher, Tériades (Stratis... Learn More£6,000.00
Stock Code: 147013
ANNAN, Thomas. The Old Closes & Streets of Glasgow.
Glasgow : 1900First photogravure edition, the third overall, of this superb visual record of "the dark slums of Glasgow" (ODNB), Annan's most celebrated work and the series of images upon which his posthumous reputation rests. There were two print runs of just 100 copies each, published by MacLehose, as here, and under Annan's own imprint.
In 1866 Thomas... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 145774
RUSSELL, Charles Watts. Log of the "Bayard" from London to Bombay.
Oundle : [c.1870]First and only edition, extremely uncommon, just two copies traced in libraries world-wide (Oxford and British Library). The Bayard was a three-masted sailing ship built by Liverpool shipbuilders T. Vernon and Son in 1864. It was acquired by the Sun Shipping Company in 1868, the year of the author's journey, undertaken seemingly for health reasons.... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 143475
SNOWDON, Lord. Stills: 1984-1987.
London : 1987First edition, first impression, signed by the photographer on the half-title, and including a photograph by Snowdon inscribed by him on the verso "Dear Mr. Evans, thank you so much for your letter & the kind remarks you made about my work yours sincerely Snowdon", and an autograph letter signed from Snowdon "I am so pleased that you liked Born to be... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 146918
FUKASE, Masahisa. Karasu [Ravens].
Yokohama : 1986First edition, first printing, of Fukase's masterpiece and by any standards one of the greatest modern photobooks of all.
Although not marked as such, this copy was deaccessioned from the John Teti Rare Photography Book Collection, New Hampshire Institute of Art. Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 146168
EVANS, Walker. American Photographs.
New York : 1938First edition, first printing, in the scarce jacket, recording the first one-man show given to a photographer at MoMA. Only 5000 copies printed. "American Photographs holds a well deserved place at the top of the pantheon, and should be studied assiduously by any photographer attempting the tricky business of compiling a coherent photobook. It is a... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 145955
BANKSY - LAZARIDES, Steve. Banksy Captured [Vol 2].
London : 2020First edition, first printing. Limited to 5,000 numbered copies. In 1997 Lazarides was commissioned to take the portrait of a little-known graffiti artist who went by the name of Banksy. Over the next 11 years he worked with Banksy as his manager, driver, photographer, dealer, spokesperson, and then in 2004 gallerist. Learn More£400.00
Stock Code: 145934
BANKSY - LAZARIDES, Steve. Banksy Captured [Vol 1].
London : 2019First edition, first printing. Hardback issue, limited to 500 numbered copies. Designated as the Friends and Families edition. In 1997 Lazarides was commissioned to take the portrait of a little-known graffiti artist who went by the name of Banksy. Over the next 11 years he worked with Banksy as his manager, driver, photographer, dealer, spokesperson,... Learn More£675.00
Stock Code: 145941
BAILEY, David. Rock and Roll Heroes.
London : 1997First edition, first impression, Inscribed "For Tom Love David Bailey 2010", on the half-title. A collection of some of Bailey's portraits of musicians taken during the 1960s up to the 1990s. Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 140661
SNOWDON, Lord. A Life in View.
New York : 2014First edition, first printing. Signed by Snowdon on the front flyleaf. The monograph showcases the photographer's range and includes his fashion, theatre, and society photographs, portraits, as well as previously unpublished archive material such as polaroids and private correspondence. Curated by Snowdon's youngest daughter Frances von Hofmannsthal,... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 101282
DIENES, Andre de. Marilyn.
New York : 2002First edition, limited issue, one of 20,000 copies. A deeply personal archive of Andre de Dienes's, Monroe's first photographer and one-time fiancé, this collection offers an intimate portrait of the star's rise to fame. Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 141247
PRINCE, Richard. Women.
Los Angeles & Ostfildern-Ruit : 2004First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Prince, "To Glenn, Yes I'm still around, Richard 4/29/04". Published to coincide with Prince's exhibition at Regen Projects, Los Angeles, 2004. Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 145663
PRINCE, Richard. Paintings - Photographs.
Ostfildern-Ruit : 2002First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Prince, "To Glenn - May you be forever Jung! Not quite a joke but almost, Richard 11/12/03". Published to coincide with Prince's exhibitions, Richard Price Photographs, Museum fùr Gegenwartskunst, Basel, 8 December 2001 - 24 February 2002; Richard Prince Paintings, Kunsthalle, Zürich, 2 February - 1 April... Learn More£625.00
Stock Code: 145671
RAY, Man. Électricité.
Paris : 1931First edition, first printing. No. 147 of an edition of 500. Each rayograph signed in the negative by Ray. The technique of creating photographic prints without using a camera (photograms) was not new, but Man Ray personalized the technique to such an extent that his pieces became known as rayographs. The poet Tristan Tzara proclaimed them "dada" and... Learn More£42,500.00
Stock Code: 145648
RAY, Man. Photographs 1920-1934 Paris.
Hartford, : 1934First edition, first printing. The first state with the original title page. Most copies of the first printing were recalled and the title page and verso were replaced with two different printed title pages in English and French with "second edition" and "deuxième édition" added to suggest the first edition had sold out to create further demand. Exceedingly... Learn More£10,000.00
Stock Code: 145640
SEEN, BLADE - COOPER, Martha, and Henry Chalfont. Subway Art: 25th Anniversary Edition.
London : 2009First UK edition, first impression. Signed by Cooper and Chalfont, and tagged by the artist Seen: "Seen! Da Bronx Bomber!!". Cooper and Chalfont were the only photographers to document the New York City graffiti community in the 1970s and 80s, the foundation of the global art movement now known as Urban Art. The first UK edition is considerably revised... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 143353
MANDELA, Nelson (signed); ALBERTS, Paul. Some Evidence of Things Seen.
Rivonia, South Africa : 1997Signed limited edition, number 48 of 50 copies signed by Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu, Albie Sachs and Paul Alberts. A remarkable collaboration, this is the only limited edition signed by both Mandela and Tutu - Nobel Peace Prize winners in 1993 and 1984 respectively - alongside a third major figure in the anti-Apartheid movement, Albie Sachs, who became... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 130076
ATGET, Eugène. Photographe de Paris.
Paris : 1930First edition, first printing. Working in and around Paris for 35 years, Atget's photographs documented the modernizing city. "Atget's documentary vision proved highly influential, first on the Surrealists, in the 1920s, who found his pictures of deserted streets and stairways, street life, and shop windows beguiling and richly suggestive... and then... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 143997
FEININGER, Andreas. Changing America.
New York : 1955First edition, first printing, signed by Feininger on the front free endpaper. A collection of Feininger's photographs, many taken during the two decades he worked for Life magazine. Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 143862
MORRISON, John, & Harold Burdekin. London Night.
London : 1934First edition, first impression, of Morrison and Burdekin's portrayal of the London night in the 1930s, inspired by Braissaï's Paris de nuit of the previous year. Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 143863
BOWIE, David, & Mick Rock. Moonage Daydream.
Guildford : 2002Signed limited edition, number 312 of 350 deluxe copies signed by David Bowie and Mick Rock, with an additional photograph of Bowie signed by Mick Rock and specially bound, from a total edition of 2,500 copies. "Published to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Ziggy Stardust LP's original release, Moonage Daydream: The Life and Times of Ziggy... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 143523
TWAIN, Mark. Following the Equator.
Hartford, Connecticut : 1897First edition of Twain's travelogue from a tour through the British Empire. This bright copy with the preferred single Hartford imprint, and the signature "11" at p. 161.
Having invested heavily in revolutionary but flawed typesetting machinery, by 1894 Twain was practically bankrupt. He thus set out on a tour of the British Empire in 1895 to... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 142588
(BACON, Francis.) COOPER, Michael. Blinds & Shutters.
Guildford : 2020Signed limited edition, number 1881 out of 5,000 copies. This copy signed by Francis Bacon, Peter Blake, Adam Cooper, Terry Doran, Allen Jones, Stash Klossowski, Sandy Leiberson, Bridget Riley, Colin Self, Derek Taylor and Bill Wyman. In total there were 93 contributors to the book; each copy was signed by the project originator Bill Wyman and a random... Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 145310
BAILEY, David. Look Again: The Autobiography.
London : 2020First edition, first printing. Limited edition signed by Bailey on the publisher's tipped in page as isssued. Bailey's candid account of his career in photography which made him as famous as his subjects. Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 145325
ANTHONY, Gordon. Russian Ballet.
London : First edition, deluxe signed limited issue, number 46 of 100 copies signed by the photographer Gordon Anthony. An exquisite production, presenting the portraits of Anthony, one of the period's great ballet photographers. Included are portraits of the Diaghilev company's celebrated choreographer Michael Fokine, and the first photographs of Serge Lifar.... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 145179
BRANDT, Bill. Literary Britain.
London : 1951First edition, first impression, of Brandt's wonderfully evocative study of writers and their landscapes from Chaucer to Bernard Shaw, described as one of his "classic books" (ODNB) and "a luxuriously produced volume" (Sarah Hermanson Meister, Bill Brandt, Shadow & Light, 2013, p. 22). Learn More£50.00
Stock Code: 145244
BEATON, Cecil. The Face of the World. An International Scrapbook of People and Places.
London : 1957First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the artist "To Michael Brown, with all good wishes, & kindest regards, from Cecil Beaton, 62". In Beaton's own words, this is a "potpourri" of pictures and texts, recording his impressions of some of the decade's most talented people and significant places. Learn More£625.00
Stock Code: 145340
PETERSEN, Anders. "Ich Dich lieben, Du mich auch?"
Cologne : 2002First edition, first printing. Signed in pen on the title page by Petersen. Published to coincide with an exhibition at the Fotomuseum Winterthur, 18 January - 16 March, 2003 and the Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, 27 April - 15 June, 2003. Text in German, Dutch and English. Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 145136