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  1. 135034comp
    First edition, number 920 of 2,000 copies signed by the photographer, 260 of which were issued in a full leather binding, with a signed and numbered print, and additionally signed by Mick Taylor. Exile on Main St. was The Rolling Stones tenth studio album released in the UK. Many of the tracks were recorded in the summer... Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 135034

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  2. 132671
    First edition, first printing, Dutch text. "The 1950s constituted a golden age for jazz music. The decade was also renowned for classic small-camera photography, much of it as rough and ready as the best experimental jazz. The two art forms combine to perfection in Ed van der Elsken's gem of a book, Jazz The result is not... Learn More
    £1,500

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    First edition, first impression, presentation copy, inscribed by the author "For Janos / with lots of love / from / Ted / June 16th 1979", on the half-title. The recipient was Janos Csokits (19282011), a Hungarian poet and close friend of Hughes, who worked with him on the translation of another Hungarian poet, János Pilinszky.... Learn More
    £1,000

    Stock Code: 135038

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  4. 134626comp
    First edition, first printing, signed by Strömholm on the front free endpaper. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 134626

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  5. 134611
    First edition, first printing of this state of play on council housing in Belgium at the time. Learn More
    £275

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  6. 134600comp
    First edition, first impression, signed by Petersen on the half-title. Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 134600

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  7. 134601comp
    First edition, first printing, signed by Moriyama on the title page. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 134601

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  8. 134608comp
    First edition, first printing, signed by Chang on the first blank. Printed in Chinese and English. Learn More
    £180

    Stock Code: 134608

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  9. 134582comp
    First edition, first impression, signed and dated 20.05.2012 by Petersen on title page. Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 134582

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  10. 134585comp
    First edition, first printing of Petersen's "photographic essay", signed by him on the front wrapper verso. "The work was carried out between the 11th and the 24th of August, 2014, during a residency for the Internacional Festival of Photography in Valparaiso FIFV. This was Anders Petersen's first time visiting Latin America."... Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 134585

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  11. 59807
    Fascinating collection of images of Calcutta around 1880, seemingly the work of a technically highly competent amateur. The images divide more or less in half, one part featuring the monuments and buildings of the European occupation of the city; the other concentrating on native life and "types." The sights included in... Learn More
    £3,250

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    7 Rooms.

    Heidelberg: 2011

    First edition, numbered 36 of 100 signed copies from a total edition of 900. Learn More
    £300

    Stock Code: 134573

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  13. 134575comp
    First edition, first printing, signed by Hornstra on the front free endpaper. One of a limited edition of 500 copies. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 134575

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  14. 134566comp
    First edition, signed by Daido Moriyama on the title page, this copy number 12 of 50 signed copies from a total edition of 1000. This was published after a series of exhibitions dedicated to the photographer at the Polka gallery from September 2012 to January 2013. Learn More
    £125

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  15. 131502
    Superb and extremely scarce photographic record of pre-Revolution Moscow, captured in a series of quite stunning images by one of the foremost Russian photographers of the period, P. P. Pavlov. Among the many subjects featured here are schools, hospitals, orphanages, public housing, gasworks, tram depots, abbatoirs, and... Learn More
    £45,000

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  16. 133738
    Margaret Thatcher's own copy of the official group photograph from the Commonwealth heads of government meeting in Melbourne in 1981, with the attendees' facsimile signatures printed underneath. The attendees of the meeting included Thatcher, Indira Gandhi, Malcolm Fraser, and Robert Mugabe, the last of whom was representing... Learn More
    £5,000

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  17. 133387
    Margaret Thatcher's own copy of the official cabinet photograph taken January 1985, signed by herself and every other member of the cabinet. The photograph was kept by Thatcher until her death in 2013, and here appears on the market for the first time after acquisition directly from her estate. 1985 was a strong year for... Learn More
    £15,000

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  18. 133386
    Margaret Thatcher's own copy of the official cabinet photograph taken 7 July 1983, the first cabinet photograph after her landslide victory in the June 1983 election, signed by herself and every other member of the cabinet. This is one of two signed 1983 cabinet photographs, this in black and white, the other in colour,... Learn More
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  19. 132013
    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... Learn More
    £22,500

    Stock Code: 132013

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  20. 133384
    Margaret Thatcher's own copy of the official cabinet photograph taken 7 July 1983, the first cabinet photograph after her landslide victory in the June 1983 election, signed by herself and every other member of the cabinet. This is one of two signed 1983 cabinet photographs, this in colour, the other in black and white,... Learn More
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  21. 133176
    First 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,... Learn More
    £3,500

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  22. 133118
    First edition, first impression. One of 3,300 numbered copies signed by Bailey on the limitation page. In portraits from the 1950s to the 2010s, Bailey has snapped some 300 subjects as varied as Nelson Mandela, the Beatles, the Queen, Salvador Dalí, Bill Gates, and Yves Saint Laurent. Learn More
    £2,250

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  23. 124632
    Extremely 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... Learn More
    £300,000

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  24. William Eggleston's Guide.
    First edition, first printing. Published in conjunction with Eggleston's landmark exhibition at the MoMA in 1976, the first solo exhibition of colour photography held at a major Western art institution. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 110107

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  25. 132129
    First edition, first printing, of this work in which Brassaï showcases his mastery "at drawing luminosity from the darkness. The swaths of wet paving stones featured on the covers and endpapers of Paris de Nuit gleam like pale beacons in the streetlight. Inside, Brassaï explores the city, beginning with its broad vistas... Learn More
    £2,750

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  26. 132489comp
    First edition, first impression, signed by Mary McCartney on the half-title of Colour, and inscribed by the poet John Cooper Clarke on the half-title of Monochrome: "Mazel Tov Dr. John Cooper Clarke X". The book gathers the photography of Mary McCartney, daughter of Paul and Linda McCartney, splitting the work into her colour... Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 132489

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    First edition, first impression, signed by Mary McCartney on the half-title of Colour, and also by the poet John Cooper Clarke on the half-title of Monochrome. The book gathers the photography of Mary McCartney, daughter of Paul and Linda McCartney, splitting the work into her colour and black and white work. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 132490

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  28. 115693

    Tulsa.

    New York: 1971

    First edition, first impression of Clark's first book. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 115693

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    First and limited edition, number 10 of 400 copies only, one of perhaps as few as 10 deluxe copies bound in full vellum and additionally signed by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron. This posthumous collection, a collaboration between Julia's youngest son Henry and the novelist Anne Thackeray Ritchie (1837-1919), includes four photogravures... Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 119935

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    First edition, signed limited issue. Number 48 of 350 copies signed by the author and photographer, and printed on large paper and extra-illustrated with 90 images, instead of the 70 in the trade issue. This copy is accompanied by the gravure signed by Ulmann of the plate on p. 31, which, although not called for in the colophon,... Learn More
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    Stock Code: 109882

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  31. 131618
    Two scrapbook albums of photographs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera, compiled and neatly annotated by Elaine Burton MP (1904-1991) upon her return from the three-week British Parliamentary Delegation tour of Russia starting on 30 September 1954.
    Burton was one of two women selected as a participant, the second being... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 131618

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  32. 131540
    A scarce signed cabinet photo of renowned occultist and founder of theosophy Helena Blavatsky (1831-1891); auction records recording no comparable examples. This photo, often referred to as the "Sphinx" portrait, shows Blavatsky in her most common pose, with her head resting on her hand gazing directly to the viewer. It... Learn More
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  33. 130721comp
    Gender Studies is a series of portraits first exhibited in 2012 in Düsseldorf featuring the "sound design" of Frederic Sanchez, included here on CD. In 2011 Rheims posted an advertisement on Facebook looking for..."> First edition, first printing, signed by the artist on the half-title, "Bettina Rheims, 2015, Paris". Gender Studies is a series of portraits first exhibited in 2012 in Düsseldorf featuring the "sound design" of Frederic Sanchez, included here on CD. In 2011 Rheims posted an advertisement on Facebook looking for... Learn More
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  34. 125466
    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... Learn More
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  35. 107448
    First edition. The Photochrom process, a variant of chromolithography, was invented in the 1880s by Hans Jakob Schmidt (1856-1924). It rose in popularity in the 1890s and by the end of the First World War was ubiquitous in postcard format. Most of the photographs in Fifty Colour Photographs of London are of landmarks but... Learn More
    £275

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  36. America & Alfred Stieglitz. A Collective portrait.
  37. 48553comp
    Second edition. Inscibed on the front free endpaper by the photographer "To Florence Homolka, affectionately, Walker Evans, July 1962". Florence Meyer Homolka (1911-1962) was a successful portrait photographer and socialite; she died later the same year the book was inscribed. Learn More
    £2,400

    Stock Code: 48553

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    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

    Stock Code: 125425

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  39. 128861comp
    First edition, first impression, limited issue, number 489 of 750 copies, signed and dated by Liebchen on the limitation page: "Jens Liebchen, Paris, 11/2002". Learn More
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    Self Portrait.

    Boston & Toronto: 1963

    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the half-title: "For Emerson and Dina, Man Ray 1966"; pencilled inscription on the front free endpaper identifies the recipients as Emerson and Dina Woelffer and the presentation as dating to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's 1966 Man Ray... Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 131824

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  41. Skiing... East and West.
    First edition, first printing, of this dramatic photo book. Fischer's work was described by the Skiing Heritage Journal in 1998 as "a fine record of the American ski world in transition to the almost exclusively alpine sport today", which captured "the relaxed and spacious feel of alpine skiing in the 1930s and 1940s". It... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 115701

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    First edition, first printing. Signed by the photographer on the title page. This is the first publication of the complete set of a series of photographs taken during the summer of 1959 by Magnum photographer Bruce Davidson. The photographs follow "The Jokers", one of the many youth gangs in Brooklyn at a time when there... Learn More
    £600

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  43. 128753comp
    First edition, first impression, signed by the author on the first blank. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 128753

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  44. 128734comp
    First edition, first impression, signed by the photographer on the title page. Loosely inserted is the publisher's booklet. Learn More
    £400

    Stock Code: 128734

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  45. 115295
    First and only edition. Rare. OCLC locates the BL copy solely, apparently a copy in the National Library of India, together with an otherwise unrecorded edition of 1886; but no copy traced at auction. A remarkable photographically illustrated handbook for transport officers serving in India at the turn of the century. "In... Learn More
    £8,250

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  46. 33517
    First edition, first printing. A wonderful collection and not easily found in this condition. Learn More
    £650

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  47. 130710comp
    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by David Bailey on the front free endpaper: "To Iain Love DB". Harrison's book charts the life and work of Bailey in his formative years. Learn More
    £275

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    First edition, first impression. Boldly inscribed by David Bailey on the front free endpaper: "To Iain Love DB". Chasing Rainbows is Robin Muir's richly illustrated account of Bailey's life and work. Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 130709

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  49. 128760comp
    First edition, first printing, signed and inscribed by both Mapplethorpe and Lyon: "for Bill, L.A. '83". Learn More
    £750

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    Signed 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... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 130076

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  51. Illustrations of China and its People.
    First edition, the deluxe edition in a variant publisher's binding. "My design in the accompanying work is to present a series of pictures of China and its people, such as shall convey an accurate impression of the country I traversed as well as of the arts, usages, and manners which prevail in different provinces of the... Learn More
    £75,000

    Stock Code: 95456

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  52. 127553

    Sex.

    New York: 1992

    First edition, first printing, of Madonna's controversial book of erotic photographs. Learn More
    £475

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  53. 123174
    Ellen "Enie" Virginia Nash (1910-1995)..."> A handsome three-quarter length portrait of Frankfurter, seated in judicial robes, facing left, inscribed by him, "For Enie Nash, with every good wish for her successful practice of the public profession of the law, from her devoted friend, Felix Frankfurter", dated 15 January 1950.
    Ellen "Enie" Virginia Nash (1910-1995)... Learn More
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    Stock Code: 123174

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  54. 128908comp

    Laróyè.

    Salvador, Brasil: 2000

    First edition, first impression, inscribed by the photographer on the first blank: "For Jim, Laróyè, Mario". Learn More
    £200

    Stock Code: 128908

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  55. 128891comp
    First edition, first impression, signed by the photographer on the half-title. Loosely inserted are a six-paged leaflet with texts by Daido Moriyama and Masatoshi Tsunematsu in both Japanese and English, and a poster. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 128891

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  56. 120082
    First edition, no other copy traced. "In the spirit of socialist emulation inspired by the 60th Anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution, a specialised engineering office and a pilot plant have successfully completed the key stages of a development plan for melon production. The issues of complex mechanisation... Learn More
    £1,950

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  57. 60 Fotos/60 Photos/60 Photographies.
    First edition, first printing of Biermann's first and only book, which includes Franz Roh's important essay "The literary dispute about photography", and with the scarce wraparound band. Designed by Jan Tschichold and edited by Franz Roh, the book has text in English, French, and German. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 100942

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  58. 44457comp
    First edition, first impression. Signed on the front free endpaper by the photographer. One of the first colour photography books. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 44457

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  59. 121839

    Don..."> 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 of 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... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 121839

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  60. Manuel Alvarez Bravo.
    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed to Fred R. Parker, the editor and designer of the 1971 exhibition catalogue of Bravo's work: "A Fred Parker, Recuerdo de nuestra colaboracion en pasadena en 1971. - M. Alvarez Bravo." Learn More
    £575

    Stock Code: 102958

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