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Rare first editions, deluxe and collectible editions of printed books of works by celebrated photographers, e.g. Ansel Adams, Cartier-Bresson, Bruce Weber, et al., in which the primary content is reproductions of their photographs and the work is organized to form a cohesive whole.

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  1. 125462comp
    First edition, first impression, signed by the photographer on the front free endpaper, one of 250 copies. This bilingual work, with text in both Dutch and English, is included in Parr and Badger's The Photobook: A History Volume III. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 125462

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  2. 125444
    First English-language edition, first impression, first published in French earlier in the same year under the title of Fait. Meaning 'fact' or 'what was done', Fait consists of a series of photographs by Ristelhueber (b.1949) of the war-torn Kuwaiti landscape shortly after the end of the first Gulf War with Iraq in February... Learn More
    £375

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  3. 125445comp
    First edition, first impression, signed by the photographer on the front free endpaper. In this work Bertien van Manen (b.1942) uses a snapshot aesthetic to create an intimate view into Chinese life. Her photographs are accompanied by text by the Dutch writer Ian Buruma, in both English and Chinese. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 125445

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  4. 125446comp
    First edition, first impression, signed and dated by the photographer on the title page. Van Kesteren's award winning account documents a struggling Iraq from May 2003 to March 2004. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 125446

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  5. 125306comp
    First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author on the front binder's blank, "To Sarah, with much love, Don x". Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 125306

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  6. 123419comp
    First edition, first printing, signed by the photographer on the dedication page. 40 stunning botanical photographs, taken during Friedlander's trip through the United States, Mexico, Japan and Europe. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 123419

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  7. 123353comp
    First edition, first printing. Signed and inscribed by the photographer to the title page, "For Jill, with my fond regards, love Graham". Learn More
    £200

    Stock Code: 123353

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  8. 123974
    First and sole edition, privately printed in an edition of 300 copies only; with the highly scarce plain brown wrapper. "One intriguing photobook from the early 1970s was made by an elderly US diplomat stationed in Zurich named Byron Y. Berry. Photographed on the streets of various cosmopolitan cities, Teenage Styles and... Learn More
    £5,000

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  9. Day of Paris.
    First edition, first printing. A fine presentation copy, inscribed by the photographer on the front free endpaper, "To Paula Wyss sincerely A. Kertesz Jan. 11. 1946". Day of Paris is one the 20th century's abiding testimonies to the recording power of the lens in the hands of a genius like Kertesz. Its pages reflect over... Learn More
    £6,250

    Stock Code: 94679

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    First folio edition, first impression. Expanded and enlarged edition of the photographer's classic collection. One of 100 numbered copies signed by Dave Heath and containing an original photograph "Washington Square" also signed by Heath. The second special edition produced containing a different photographic image. Heath's... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 44880

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  11. 123695comp
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the artist on the front free endpaper to Australian photographer Paul Freeman, "To Paul Freeman. Remembering an unforgettable occasion. Regards, Angus McBean". This copy together with an autograph letter loosely inserted, on McBean's personal headed paper.... Learn More
    £300

    Stock Code: 123695

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  12. 123626comp
    First editions, first impressions. Signed by Lachapelle opposite the title page of Lost + Found and inscribed and signed opposite the copyright page of Good News with the phrase "Be Brave". A superb large-format Taschen publication, these works showcase the vibrant colour-saturated photography of LaChapelle. Once dubbed... Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 123626

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  13. 122719comp
    First edition, first printing, inscribed by the photographer on the front free endpaper: "For Donna, love, Bruce". A selection of Weber's photographs of interiors and houses, featuring the homes of a range of people, including Georgia O'Keefe, Chris Isaak, Siegfried and Roy, Andrew Wyeth, and Cy Twombly. With an introduction... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 122719

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  14. 122502
    First Russian-language edition, first printing, first published the previous year in Czech. This photobook was produced to commemorate the visit of Antonin Novotny, First Secretary of the Communist Party in Czechoslovakia 1953-68 and President of Czechoslovakia from 1957 to 1968, to the Soviet Union in July 1958. The photos... Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 122502

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  15. 118608comp
    First edition thus, first printing. Presentation copy, elaborately inscribed by Beard on the half-title, with original ink drawings and his hand print, and ink splatters on the verso of the front free endpaper: "Larry warmest Greetings and inestimable Salaama, your fan, Peter (Beard) Tues. July 25th '89 MONTAUK POINT 'This... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 118608

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  16. 118319comp
    First edition, first impression. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Larry Wilson from Vicky Wilson Knopf - Happy New Year & all best W '92-'93". Additionally, and elaborately, inscribed on the title page with original ink drawings and Beard's finger print: "Special edition for Larry W from the author. Peter Beard,... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 118319

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  17. 118363comp
    First edition thus, first impression. Elaborately inscribed by Peter Beard, with original ink drawings and his hand print, on the front free endpaper and inner wrapper: "To Larry with inestimables sic from Lake Rudolf and beyond hurry over. We wish you all Best Wishes as ever, Peter Beard". Additionally inscribed with a... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 118363

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  18. Peter Beard, Art Edition, No. 251-2500.
    Limited to 2,250 individually numbered copies, each signed by Peter Beard. This copy with an additional illustration in black ink by Beard on the limitation page and inscribed "Montauk Pt. L. 1." Learn More
    £5,000

    Stock Code: 64943

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    First edition, first printing. Signed by Weber on the title page, and with a laid-in Film Forum compliments slip inscribed by director Karen Cooper, presenting the book to an unknown recipient. The book was published to benefit he Film Forum in New York. Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 81802

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  20. 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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  21. 115928comp
    First edition, first printing, French issue (both the French and Japanese issues were printed in Japan and issued apparently simultaneously). An important association copy, with Klein's contemporary signed presentation inscription on the half title to his friend Germano Facetti, and his wife, "to Germano, man of the future,... Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 115928

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  22. 120925
    First edition, first impression, hardback issue of this seminal work exploring the English at leisure, published posthumously two years after Ray-Jones's death. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 120925

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  23. Alphabet.
    First edition, first printing. The alphabet made from nude female models was created by Anthon and Anna Beeke and photographed by Kooiman as a Quadrat-Print publication. This was a series of experiments each one being 10 inches square ranging over the fields of classic design, the plastic arts, literature, architecture and... Learn More
    £575

    Stock Code: 87763

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  24. 116091
    First Scalo edition, a facsimile of the first 1984 edition, the work with which Peress announced his premiership in the world of conflict reportage photography. These photographs were taken in Iran December 1979 - January 1980, at the conclusion of the revolution that lead to Ruhollah Khomeini being announced Supreme Leader... Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 116091

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  25. 115795

    Diary.

    Hamburg: 2000

    First edition, first impression. Corinne Day was famous for her photographs of a teenage Kate Moss and for her characteristic "heroin chic" photographs. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 115795

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    First edition, first printing, of the first book devoted exclusively to Weston's work and described by Parr & Badger as a "splendidly designed and important monograph". Inscribed by Weston on the verso of the title-page, "To mrs. W. W. Holcombe - Edward Weston 1932". Limited edition of 550 numbered copies signed by Edward... Learn More
    £3,750

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  27. 115496

    Lisette Model.

    Millerton, NY: 1979

    First edition, first printing of this monograph on the Austrian-born American photographer Lisette Model (1901-1983). Loosely inserted is a publisher's envelope for subscribers. Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 115496

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  28. 120000
    First UK edition, first impression, first published in Germany the previous year. "The extraordinary photographs in this magnificent new book are the creative achievement of a woman who, at the age of seventy-two, took up skin-diving." (front flap blurb) Learn More
    £145

    Stock Code: 120000

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    1992.

    New York & Cologne: 1992

    First and only edition, one of an edition of 1000. Presentation copy, inscribed by the photographer to the inside of the rear wrapper: "To Diego Cortez - Larry Clark. New York City, 1992". Loosely inserted is a folded poster announcing the Larry Clark exhibition at the Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, from 18 February to... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 119849

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  30. 118126
    First edition, first impression. Mark Neville documents life in Corby, a town in Northamptonshire, to raise awareness of the dangers of toxic waste and the reuse of contaminated land. Part photo book, part text book, the focus lies on a group of affected families at the centre of the Corby toxic waste case. The book was... Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 118126

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  31. Untitled Film Stills
    First UK edition, first impression, originally published by Rizzoli, New York, earlier the same year. Sherman's first book publication, containing 40 of the original 69 self portraits portraying herself as publicity shots for film actresses. The entire series was purchased by MoMA in 1995. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 114593

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  32. The Arctic Regions.
    First and only edition of this highly uncommon and highly desirable Arctic record, one of perhaps as few as 300 copies. The book forms a record of the last of seven voyages to Labrador and Greenland that Bradford sponsored or participated in during the 1860s: "all early examples of what one might call 'eco-art tourism'"(Books... Learn More
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    Stock Code: 94428

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  33. 119076
    £400

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  34. O Rio de Janeiro.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 79569

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  35. 118260comp
    First editions, first impressions. Both works are insribed by Waplington on the title-page: "For Stephen, best wishes, Nick Waplington, 1993" and "To Stephen, thank you & best wishes, Nick W. 1996" respectively. Living Room includes essays by John Berger and Richard Avedon, and Weddings, Parties, Anything an essay by Irvine... Learn More
    £450

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    First edition, first impression, inscribed by Klein on the half-title, "To Steve, His first book in years, all my best CLOSE UP! Bill Klein". Learn More
    £325

    Stock Code: 116039

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  37. 117205
    First edition, first printing, trade issue. Preceded by a deluxe limited issue of 350 copies signed by the author and photographer, printed on large paper and specially bound with 90 images. Uncommon in the jacket. Named after the spiritual written by Charles Wesley this collaboration by Ullmann and Peterkin focuses on the... Learn More
    £1,250

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  38. 116611

    Shufly.

    New York: 2000

    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Weber, "for my dear pal Claire from Bruce NYC 2000". A catalogue published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Robert Miller Gallery in New York, it was designed by Sam Shahid and includes text by S. E. Hinton, Zane Grey, Muhammed Ali, and Robert Frost. Learn More
    £400

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  39. 116398
    Limited edition, with a numbered print by Roth entitled A Bunch of Flowers (1998) laid in pocket on rear pastedown, number 25 of 100 copies thus. This volume is the second in a three-volume series. It is preceded by Unique Pieces and followed by Books + Multiples. With an introduction by Dirk Dobke, curator of the Dieter... Learn More
    £275

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  40. 116377
    First edition, first impression. A collection of photographs by Julia Trevelyan Oman, famous set designer, of "children growing up, learning and playing in a street environment" in London in 1963 with commentary by B. S. Johnson, the English experimental novelist, poet, literary critic and filmmaker. Learn More
    £375

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  41. 116230comp
    Signed limited edition, English edition of a total of 1,500 copies (500 in English, 500 in French and 500 in Dutch). Number 11 of 15 copies signed and numbered by the photographer. With an original silver print, also signed and numbered, of the front cover image. Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 116230

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  42. 116223comp
    Limited edition of 26 copies, signed and dated by Botman. Loosely inserted is an original print of "Art and Jazz", also signed by Botman. This is copy "M"; there were also 1,476 unsigned copies. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 116223

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  43. Streetwork 1993-1997.
    First edition, impression. Learn More
    £450

    Stock Code: 115449

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  44. Mujo.
    First edition, first impression. Limited to 1000 unnumbered copies. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 114975

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    Diary.

    Hamburg: 2000

    First edition, first impression. Corinne Day was famous for her photographs of a teenage Kate Moss and for her characteristic "heroin chic" photographs. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 115797

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  46. 116320comp
    First edition, first printing. Signed by the photographer on the front flyleaf. One of 1,000 copies printed. Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 116320

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  47. I Con.tact. Rolling Stone Archive.
    First edition, first impression. Limited to 950 copies. This is one of the 100 deluxe copies signed by Gered Mankowitz but comes without the photographic print as issued. Together with the original prospectus. A complete archive of Mankowtz's Rolling Stones contact sheets, taken from 1965 - 69, 3000 images. Learn More
    £850

    Stock Code: 114867

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  48. 25 Years of the Rolling Stones in the USA. Crossfire Hurricane.
    First edition, first impression. Limited to 1750 copies. Signed by Bob Gruen on the limitation page. Together with the original prospectus. Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 114858

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  49. Do or Die.
    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the page containing the epigraph "Do or die... we do, we don't die", "to Steven with thanks from my heart. Martine 95. Do or Die". Learn More
    £200

    Stock Code: 114535

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  50. Showa 23-nen Shina Jihen shussei kinen shashincho :Hokushi sensen hen [in Japanese: A photograph album in memory of soldiers at the front lines during the China-Japan Conflict of 1937-1938].
    First edition of this uncommon Japanese propaganda piece recording the opening campaigns of the Japanese in the Second Sino-Japanese War. Japan's failure to defeat China in this war became the key dynamic for what happened in Asia during the Second World War. In his award-winning study of the conflict - China's War with... Learn More
    £975

    Stock Code: 114232

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  51. Women are Beautiful.
    First edition, first printing. The scarcer cloth issue of this classic collection of street scenes with women (Women are Beautiful was also issued in wrappers). Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 112548

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  52. Air of Glory.
    First edition, first impression. Quite scarce in nice condition. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 111742

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  53. Reconnaissance Wales
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 107317

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  54. Photographs 1930-1970.
    First US edition, first printing. Originally published the previous year in Germany under the title Herbert List: Fotografia Metafisica. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 109791

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  55. Diane Arbus.
    First edition, first printing. This copy is the first printing with the plate titled "Two Girls in Identical Raincoats, Central Park, N. Y. C, 1969" which was suppressed in subsequent printings. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 112583

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  56. Photographs.
    First UK edition, first impression. Inscribed by the photographer on the title page to the book's publisher: "To Thomas Neuraph sic, Bruce Davidson". Thomas Neurath is the son and stepson of the founders of Thames and Hudson, Walter and Eva Neurath. He became the company's managing director in 1967 and its chairman in 2005.... Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 112311

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  57. image1
    First edition of this stereographically illustrated popular account of the invasion of Poland. A superb example retaining the flimsy, rather dull, and consequently rarely encountered jacket. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 111904

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  58. Toward a Social Landscape.
    First edition, hardcover issue of this catalogue published to coincide with the exhibition "Toward a Social Landscape" which opened in December 1966 at the George Eastman House of Photography, New York. The catalogue is split into separate portfolios to showcase the work of the five contemporary photographers included in... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 107201

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  59. On the Mines.
    First and only Edition. Inscribed by the photographer on the half-title: "With fond thoughts of Daphne and gratitude for her talents!, David. April 1984", and signed by him and Nadine Mortimer on the title page. Learn More
    £875

    Stock Code: 110169

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  60. Recent Travels.
    First edition, first impression. Commissioned by HSBC, it features images from Kenna's travels to Asia and Europe, as well as the US. Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 109957

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