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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. American Photographs, The First Century:
    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title, "For Carl Mautz whose dedication and research are one of the field's invaluable assets. With thanks, Merry Foresta." Drawn from the collection of Charles Isaacs in the National Museum of American Art, this attractive book presents... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 91188

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

    Stock Code: 87564

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  3. Flower Show.
    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by Dennis Stock on the half-title: "For Art the 'Chucker', in appreciation of a delightful week. Dennis Stock, Aug. 18, 1989". Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 90088

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  4. Karluv Most Ve Fotografii.
    First edition, first printing. Sudek's photographic documentary on the Charles Bridge in Prague. Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 88433

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  5. Conversations with the Dead:
    First edition, first printing, of the author's photoreportage in Texan penitentiaries. Loosely inserted is the rare catalogue of the exhibition of the same title, which was held at the Institute for the Arts, Rice University, Houston, Texas, in 1970. Learn More
    £875

    Stock Code: 89885

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  6. The Enigma of Stonehenge.
    First edition, first impression. Signed by Fowles on the title page. Co-authored with photographer Barry Brukoff. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 87816

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  7. Photographs of Mexico.
    First edition, first printing. Edition of 1,000 copies, this copy unnumbered. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 85757

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  8. South Africa: the Cordoned Heart.
    First edition, first impression. A project of the Second Carnegie Enquiry into Poverty and Development in Southern Africa, the book is edited by South African photographer and political activist Omar Bashda, with a foreword by Bishop Desmond Tutu, and main text by labour economist Francis Wilson. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 89764

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  9. Uncommon Places.
    First edition, first printing, trade issue (there was also a deluxe, slipcased edition of 100 with a print). Uncommon. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 87602

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  10. Honky Tonk: Portraits of Country Music 1972-1981.
    First edition, first printing. One of 125 copies signed by the author. Includes the publisher's matching folder containing the author's signed portrait of Dolly Parton (taken at the Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts in 1972) and a photograph of himself, with his inscription on the back: "Hey Paul - late, but (not) never... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 88134

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  11. image1
    First edition, first printing. With the original packing box. Learn More
    £525

    Stock Code: 85762

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    First edition, first impression. With the photographer's signed presentation inscription to the title page, "Salutations to Ralph Koppel, Aspen July 1968, Dave Heath". Heath's best regarded work and one of the modern photobook classics. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 84339

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  13. A Way of Seeing.
    First edition, first printing. These photographs were taken over a number of years, starting in the 1940s. Levitt and Agee planned the publication in 1950, five years before Agee's death. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 84177

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  14. Paris mortel.
    First edition, first impression. Published in an edition that did not exceed several hundred copies. A wonderful collection of photographs of Paris taken between October 1956 and August 1958. Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 83793

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  15. East 100th Street.
    First edition, first impression. For two years in the 1960s Bruce Davidson photographed the people living on one city block in East Harlem, New York, using a large-format view camera. The result "is an exemplary exercise in the humanist social documentary mode" (Parr & Badger). Learn More
    £2,600

    Stock Code: 83505

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  16. Man and Woman.
    First edition, first printing. Signed by Eikoh in Japanese on the front free endpaper. Text in Japanese. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 66723

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  17. River, its shadow of shadows.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £850

    Stock Code: 78772

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  18. Beyond This Point.
    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by Sieveking on the front free endpaper, "For Elizabeth Hudson, my friend: Lance Sieveking, ? Library, June 11th 1936". Additionally inscribed by the author on the upper panel of the dust jacket, "60 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, London". The recipient Elizabeth Hudson (1885-1973), was... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 83148

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  19. 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. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 82737

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  20. Places.

    Places.

    New York: 1976

    First edition, first printing; one of 7500 trade copies. This copy is inscribed by the photographer on the half title, "Dear Maria, It's been a long and rewarding friendship, with love, Aaron". Contains, laid in, an contemporary article clipped from the New York Times. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 81397

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    Places.

    New York: 1976

    First edition, first printing. Edition of 7500 copies. This copy inscribed by Siskind for Jeffrey and dated April 11, 1987. Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 78002

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  22. French Riviera Villages.
    First edition, first printing. Scarce in the original box. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 74622

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  23. Japan - a Chapter of Image.
    First edition, first printing. Signed by W. Eugene Smith on the title page and dated October 1964. A superb collection of images - stark at times, harsh even, but never prurient. Learn More
    £4,750

    Stock Code: 78775

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  24. New Orleans and its living past.
    First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 1,000 numbered trade copies, signed by the photographer and the author on the limitation leaf. Learn More
    £325

    Stock Code: 78750

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  25. Dallas Nudes. A Photographic Essay.
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the artist "For Ruth Ford, a fellow transplanted southerner. With admiration, Charles R. Collum. 10/20/80". Together with two photographs signed and dated by Collum. Learn More
    £180

    Stock Code: 77401

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  26. 73781
    First UK edition, first impression, issued at the same time in Paris and Italy. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 73781

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  27. 76493
    First edition, first impression. Published in an edition that did not exceed several hundred copies. A wonderful collection of photographs of Paris taken between October 1956 and August 1958. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 76493

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  28. .
    First edition, first printing in this format, originally published 1950. Inscribed by the photographer "For Dave Gardmen! Better looking coming!!! Ansel Adams". Learn More
    £400

    Stock Code: 79198

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  29. Untitled Film Stills.
    First edition, first printing. Signed on the title page by Sherman. 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. "Untitled Film Stills struck an extraordinary cultural chord, touching... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 81996

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  30. Every Building on the Sunset Strip.
    First edition, first printing, first issue with the final image printed on the flap as called for. The photographer's most important and influential publication. Learn More
    £4,500

    Stock Code: 72818

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    Inscribed by the author on the title page "To Mrs. Walter Meyer from the author Dietrich E. Braun, 1953". Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 52085

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  32. 70074
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 70074

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    First edition, first impression. Signed by the artist "J. Sudek, Praha 5 I 57." Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 77147

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  34. 77395
    First edition, first printing. One of the legendary photographer's two or three key books. This, the true first edition, was never issued in dust jacket. Copies in this condition are very scarce. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 77395

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  35. 64407
    £125

    Stock Code: 64407

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  36. 63667
    £650

    Stock Code: 63667

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  37. 68794
    First edition, first printing. This is the sixth of a six volume set of photographic monographs by different photographers commissioned by the Centre Regional de la Photographie Nord-Pas-de-Paris documenting the building and effect of the Dover to Calais Channel tunnel. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 68794

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  38. 68091
    First edition, first impression. Strömholm's first book. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 68091

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  39. 59827
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £45

    Stock Code: 59827

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    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 59816

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  41. 50841

    Shufly.

    New York: 2000

    First edition, first printing. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Robert Miller Gallery in New York. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 50841

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  42. 47967
    First English language edition, first printing. Learn More
    £65

    Stock Code: 47967

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    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front pastedown "To Gerry with warm affection - Brett - 1976". Gerry Robinson was a photography historian and colleague of Weston. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 61852

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  44. 44914
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 44914

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    First edition, first printing. Signed by Walker Evans on the front free endpaper. Together with a 18 x 24 cm black and white photograph of Walker Evans taken at the launch party for "Messages from the Interior". The Eakins Press's first publication. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 51122

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  46. 51095
    First edition, deluxe issue. Number 144 of 500 copies signed by Joe Adams, with an original Ray Charles business card, three photographic prints of Charles with Adams embossed stamp, housed in a printed envelope, all in a separate drawer in the slipcase. Together with the original prospectus. From the total edition of 2,500... Learn More
    £400

    Stock Code: 51095

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    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by Doisneau to "Lee Witkin peut compter sur l'amitie de, Robert Doisneau." Also with the estate sticker of Witkin on the front free endpaper. Witkin was the American gallerist who raised the profile of photography, turning it into a respected and highly collectible art form. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 50864

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    First edition, first printing. One of 60 numbered and 2 hors commerce copies signed by Vincent Serbin, Daniel Westover, John Wood and Steven Albahari. Each of the 10 tipped-in silver gelatin prints are titled and signed by Serbin, as is the separate mounted print "The Omega Point Theory". Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 44931

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    First edition, first printing. Inscribed on the front free endpaper by the photographer "Lincoln, from Walker". Lincoln Kirstein is most noted for his hand in founding the New York City Ballet, he was a close friend of Walker Evans who he had befriended in his early days in New York. In 1938 Kirstein collaborated with Evans... Learn More
    £6,250

    Stock Code: 48543

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    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by Shinzo Maeda in English "To Anthony, 4.10.2002, From, Shinzo" and stamped with his chop mark on the front free endpaper. Learn More
    £65

    Stock Code: 46612

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  51. 44875
    First edition, first impression. For two years in the 1960s Bruce Davidson photographed the people living on one city block in East Harlem, New York, using a large-format view camera. The result "is an exemplary exercise in the humanist social documentary mode" (Parr & Badger). Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 44875

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  52. i1
    First published in 1886, this edition represents Bertillon's final statement of the technique of Bertillonage or forensic anthropometry. This copy inscribed on the front free endpaper, "hommage de haute estime", to Monsieur Cruppi. Jean Cruppi (1855-1933), was a prominent French politician who served as a député for 25... Learn More
    £3,950

    Stock Code: 60687

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  53. 44930
    First edition, first printing. Text in Polish by Ludvík Soucek. A posthumous retrospective spanning several decades featuring 131 photogravures of Funke's finest work. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 44930

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  54. 36684
    The Silver Anniversary Edition. Number 114 of 125 copies. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 36684

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  55. 43797
    A salesman's dummy, or blad, for the lavish royal quarto signed limited edition of the 100th edition of The Compleat Angler. The edition is particularly notable for its photogravures by the renowned photographer of the Broads, Peter Henry Emerson, five of which are bound in here. Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 43797

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  56. 41507
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 41507

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  57. 38277
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 38277

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  58. 38168comp
    First edition, first printing. Signed by the photographer. Learn More
    £75

    Stock Code: 38168

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  59. 35147
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 35147

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  60. 35141
    First edition, first impression. Uncommon in this condition. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 35141

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