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BEDFORD, Francis, & W. M. Thompson. The Holy Land, Egypt, Constantinople, Athens, etc. etc.
London : [c.1866-67]First edition thus, notably scarce, comprising some superb views of Egypt (10), Palestine (23), Lebanon (8), Syria (1), Constantinople (3), and Athens (3). Francis Bedford (1815-1894), one of the most important photographers of the period, his work characterised by it "rich tonalities" (ODNB), was the first photographer to accompany a Royal Tour.
In... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 142282
ROTH, Dieter. Graphic Works.
London : 2003Limited 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 Roth Foundation's print collection.... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 116398
RUSSIA; Moscow. A'lbom zdaniy, prinadlezhavschih Moskovskomy gorodskomu upravleniyu. (Album of the municipal buildings of Moscow.)
Moscow : [1912-13]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. An online search of institutional libraries cites 3 locations only - British Library, Harvard, and Columbia - with no copy traced on auction records.
Among... Learn More£45,000.00
Stock Code: 131502
COBURN, Alvin Langdon. Manchester & The Sea.
Manchester : [1926?]First edition, first impression. A scarce and ephemeral work published by the Manchester Ship Canal Company, featuring photographic illustrations by the great American photographer Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882-1966), a "significant figure in the transition from pictorialism to modernism, from nineteenth- to twentieth-century photography" (Parr & Badger).
The... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 143384
UELSMANN, Jerry. The Mind's Eye.
San Francisco : 2010First edition, first printing. Signed by the photographer on the title page. This work comprises of 170 black and white photographs as a celebration and exploration of Jerry Uelmann's 50 years as a photographer. Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 139946
LE PALUD, A. M. The Yangtze Gorges.
Shanghai : [c.1935]First edition, first impression, of this photographic tour of the Yangtze River. The author, travelling from Yichang to Chongqing on a steamer, narrates the trip, detailing the geography, scenery, and culture of the places visited. The text is accompanied by 56 full page illustrations, providing a stunning guide to the river as it was in the period... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 129303
RUSSIAN MILITARY REFUGEES IN HOLLAND. The Russian Committee for Escaped Military Officers in Rotterdam. 1918-1919.
Rotterdam : 1919No other copy traced, the letterpress cover-title suggests a published item, the manuscript captioning a very small-scale issue. Fascinating visual record of relief services for Russian officer refugees in Holland. By the end of the First World War thousands of Russian prisoner-of-war escapees and deserters were scattered in cheap lodging-houses throughout... Learn More£950.00
Stock Code: 78018
KORNISS, Peter. A Vendegmunkas, (The Guest Workers).
Budapest : 1988First edition, first printing. With the photographer's signed presentation inscription to the title page, "To Augusta and Arnold Newman in the hope you will know a bit more about my small country from this book. With warmest regards Korniss Peter Budapest September 12, 1989". Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 76021
EVANS, Walker. Message from the Interior.
New York : 1966First 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 on 'American Photographs'... Learn More£6,250.00
Stock Code: 48543
STEICHEN, Edward - SANDBURG, Carl. Steichen the Photographer.
New York : 1929First and limited edition, one of 925 numbered copies signed by Steichen and Sandburg. An important monograph, the first devoted to Steichen's work, and included in Roth's The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century: "Sandburg's folksy modesty is a bit at odds with the solemnity and sumptuousness of the book itself, which... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 103873
SIMMONS, Owen. The Book of Bread.
London : First edition of this handsome monograph illustrated with original photographs on the manufacture of bread. Simmons, a lecturer at the National Bakery School in London, commissioned the full-size black and white photos of different types of bread that appear in his work, writing: "However critical readers may be, they will be forced to admit that never... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 107286
SEWELL, Andy. The Heath.
London : 2011First and sole edition, first impression, signed by the photographer on the title page, one of 800 copies. This work, Heath's first book, was the winner of the International Photobook Award in 2012 and is featured in Parr and Badger's The Photobook: A History Volume III.
Stock Code: 125449
BOURKE-WHITE, Margaret. Shooting the Russian War.
New York : 1942First edition, first printing, in a notably bright jacket. "In 1942 Bourke-White became the first woman photographer accredited to the U.S. Air Force. During World War II she was the only foreign photographer in Moscow during the German bombardment" (ANB). This work, which includes an insightful commentary on her time in Russia, a glossary, and technical... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 139285
LACHAPELLE, David. Lost + Found Part I; [together with:] Good News Part II.
Cologne : 2017First 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 the Fellini of photography, LaChapelle... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 123626
WAPLINGTON, Nick. Living Room; [together with] Weddings, Parties, Anything.
Manchester; New York : 1991 & 1996First 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 Welsh. Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 118260
BRANDT, Bill. The English at Home.
London : 1936First edition, first impression, of the photographer's first book. "The book is notable for its pointed contrasts of upper- and working-class life, but also for Brandt's sheer relish for the mysteries and rituals of Englishness" (ODNB). Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 123373
MAO ZEDONG. Jingzhu weida de daoshi Mao zhuxi wanshouwujiang! (Wishing the Great Teacher Chairman Mao a Long Life!)
Beijing : 1969A large propaganda poster printed at the height of the Mao cult and intended to reinforce Mao's predominant position in Chinese politics. It shows a jovial Mao at one of the many events where representatives of the Cultural Revolution's radical revolutionary masses - especially students and workers - could bask in the light of China's "reddest, reddest,... Learn More£400.00
Stock Code: 149240
MORIYAMA, Daido & Miguel Rio Branco. São Paulo. [together with] Tokyo.
[Tokyo] : 2008First edition, first printing of this work produced in the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Japanese-Brazilian friendship, by photographs from both countries. The leaflet includes essays and biographies of the authors.
Rare: Library Hub only lists eleven copies in institutions world wide. Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 134622
DELBROUCK, Vincent; as V.D. Dzogchen.
Belgium : 2015First edition, first printing, number 232 of 500 copies, signed by the photographer and initialled by him on the rear wrapper; 30 copies with a print were also issued. This is the third and final work in his self-published series "The Himalayan Project", comprised of three works that endeavour to create a lasting, empathetic portrait of the city of... Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 136866
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
DELBROUCK, Vincent; as V.D. Some Windy Trees.
Belgium : 2013First edition, first printing, number 86 of 500 copies, signed by the artist; 40 copies with a print were also issued. This is the second of his self-published series "The Himalayan Project", comprised of three works that endeavour to create a lasting, empathetic portrait of the city of Kathmandu and the nature of the Himalayas. Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 136868
DELBROUCK, Vincent; as V.D. As Dust Alights.
Belgium : 2013First edition, first printing, number 197 of 200 copies only, signed by the artist and numbered by him on the rear wrapper. This is the first of Delbrouck's self-published series "The Himalayan Project", comprised of three works that endeavour to create a lasting, empathetic portrait of the city of Kathmandu and the nature of the Himalayas. The poems... Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 136854
NARAHARA, Ikko. A Collection of Stage Fantasy Photos. Tenjo Sajiki People.
Tokyo : 1977First edition, first impression. A photographic study of the Japanese independent theatre troupe co-founded by Shūji Terayama, Kujō Kyōko, Yutaka Higashi, Tadanori Yokoo, and Fumiko Takagi. The theatre was a major phenomenon on the Japanese underground scene in the 1970s, producing stage works marked by experimentalism, folklore influences, social... Learn More£825.00
Stock Code: 35143
PEABODY, Henry Greenwood. Representative American Yachts.
Boston : 1891 & 1893First editions, extremely uncommon. WorldCat lists just six copies of the first, all in the United States, two copies of the 1893 supplement and a few copies of subsequent portmanteau editions. A superb collection of images of some the great yachts of a Golden Age of American boat-building. Missouri-born and Dartmouth College-educated, Peabody initially... Learn More£6,500.00
Stock Code: 112236
CESCHEL, Bruno. Self Publish, Be Naughty.
London : 2011First 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
SIEVEKING, Lance, & Francis Bruguiere. Beyond This Point.
London : 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 a nurse in Paris during the... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 83148
SALGADO, Sebastião. Workers.
London : 1993First UK edition, first impression. "Sebastião Salgado's epic 'Workers: an archaeology of the industrial age' pays tribute to the time-honoured tradition of manual labour as the turn of the millennium approaches and machines and computers replace human workers throughout the glove" (blurb). Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 140245
OWENS, Bill. Suburbia; Our Kind of People; Working.
San Francisco / New York : 1973-77Signed 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
BELLMER, Hans. Die Puppe.
Berlin : 1962First edition, first printing, one of 2000 copies. A terrific look at Bellmer's work as a surrealist photographer. Bellmer is more widely known for his life-sized pubescent female dolls he produced in the mid-1930s. Bellmer's first book, The Doll (Die Puppe) printed anonymously in 1934 featured photographs of his first doll arranged in a series of living... Learn More£525.00
Stock Code: 100887
KENNA, Michael. Ratcliffe Power Station.
Arizona : 2004First impression, first printing, number 31 of 100 copies signed by the author. Michael Kenna first began photographing the Ratcliffe power station in Nottinghamshire in the early 1980s and this work collects images from that period through to the early 2000s. Learn More£200.00
Stock Code: 131559
HAMILTON, Richard. Richard Hamilton.
London : 1991First edition, limited issue, number 78 of 100 copies with a slipcase and original photograph, entitled "Orange Order", numbered and signed by the photographer, tipped into a white card portfolio and laid in the book. This work was produced to accompany an exhibition of Hamilton's work at Anthony D'Offay Gallery in London from 20 June to 10 August 1991.... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 126257
TILLIM, Guy. Avenue Patrice Lumumba.
Munich : 2008First edition, first printing. Signed by the photographer on the title page. This work features a collection of photographs taken in DR Congo, Mozambique, Angola, Ghana, Benin, and Madagascar. Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 139984
HEATH, Dave. A Dialogue with Solitude.
2000First 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 best regarded work and one... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 44880
ELSKEN, Ed van der. Jazz.
Amsterdam : 1959First 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 just a succession of musician's... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 132671
MCQUEEN, Alexander. Visionaire 58 - Spirit.
New York : 2010First edition, limited issue. Number 434 of 1,500 copies. A selection of the most iconic images of McQueen's work, from Lamsweerde and Matadin, Mert and Marcus, Mario Testino, Steven Klein, and Nick Knight. Published to commemorate McQueen's life and career, the issue can be planted to transform into a garden of wildflowers, destroying the book in the... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 103094
BRANDT, Bill. A Night in London.
London : 1938First edition, first impression. There is some speculation that the scarcity of this publication is in part due to enemy action; the publisher was badly hit by the fire in Paternoster Row, and copies of this delicate and influential work are uncommon. Learn More£4,000.00
Stock Code: 114427
STIEGLITZ, Alfred. America & Alfred Stieglitz. A Collective Portrait.
New York : 1934First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the photographer on the front free endpaper, "For Jack McTurner, in appreciation of all his kindness to us. Alfred Stieglitz, An American Place, Nov. 15 - 1940"; additionally inscribed by one of the contributors, and Stieglitz's lover, Dorothy Norman: "I am glad that you are to have this... Learn More£5,500.00
Stock Code: 118494
HOFMANN, Werner. Panorama einer Vergangenheit.
Hamburg : 1982First edition, first printing, of this handsomely produced and fascinating selection of images from the collection of the award-winning German photojournalist Robert Lebeck (1929-2014). They are representative of the first three decades of photography, starting with Fox Talbot's work and concluding with Franck's scene of a battered Place Vendôme during... Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 104872
AVEDON, Richard. An Autobiography.
New York : 1993First edition, first printing. Signed by the photographer on the front free endpaper. The work features a wide selection of Avedon's photographs, ranging in date from the 1940s to the 1990s. "The book is constructed with pairings of photographs on facing pages, which may sometimes seem to have no relationship to each other but are all meant to be driven... Learn More£400.00
Stock Code: 139970
HUGHES, Ted. Remains of Elmet.
London : 1979First 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 fellow Hungarian poet, János Pilinszky. Csokits was introduced to Hughes... Learn More£1,000.00
Stock Code: 135038
LANYON, Andrew. Peter Lanyon 1918-1964.
Cornwall : 1990First edition, signed limited issue, number 253 of 500 copies signed and numbered by the author. Andrew Lanyon, artist, writer and filmmaker in his own right, chronicles the life and work of his father, the artist Peter Lanyon, a Cornish painter of abstract landscapes. An album-like collection of letters, images, and anecdotes from friends and family,... Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 141064
KAZAKHSTAN - KULITOV, Dzhek Galiakparovich (ed.) Dvadsat' let Kazakhstana.
Leningrad : 1940First edition of just 4,100 copies, extremely uncommon, WorldCat locates copies at the universities of Kansas and Hawaii only. Edited by the then first secretary of the Kazakh Communist Party, this is a spectacular, if fragile, visual celebration of the establishment of Soviet Kazakhstan, originally founded as the Kirghiz Autonomous Socialist Soviet... Learn More£8,750.00
Stock Code: 133938
WILKINSON, Geoffrey Miles. Manuscript memorial volume of a pilot officer of 56 Squadron R. F. C.
Ealing, Middlesex : 1918A 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
DIVANOV, Khudaibergen. Eighteen original photographs of Khiva and its people.
Khiva : c.1920Eloquent 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
PENN, Irving. Moments Preserved.
New York : 1960First edition, first printing, presentation copy inscribed on the front free endpaper "For Francine and Cleve, With Love, Irving Penn". The recipients were the French-American Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer and literary critic, Francine du Plessix (1930-2019), and her husband, the American abstract expressionist painter, Cleve Gray (1918-2004).
Francine... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 143083
BIBLIOGRAPHY - HUNTER, Dard. Papermaking by Hand in India.
New York : 1939First edition, first printing, number 88 of 370 copies only, signed by the author and the publisher on the limitation page. This uncommon work is rare still in the original slipcase and accompanied by the publisher's original four-page prospectus.
William Joseph "Dard" Hunter (1883-1966) had begun his career in East Aurora, New York with a job... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 149901
KENNEDY, John F. Photograph inscribed to British diplomat Harold Caccia.
1961Inscribed on the mount by John F. Kennedy to the British Ambassador to the United States: "For Sir Harold Caccia - a strong link in a strong chain that binds our two countries - with every good wish. John F. Kennedy - 1961".
Harold Caccia (1905-1990) served as British Ambassador to the United States from 1956 to 1961. Kennedy's reference in his... Learn More£8,500.00
Stock Code: 148863
APOLLINAIRE, Guillaume - ROUVEYRE, André. Apollinaire filmé en 1914.
Lanzac : 1944First and only edition, number 93 of 115 copies on papier Vélin Madagascar. The short film, or succession of photographs, were taken on 2 August 1914 as Guillaume Apollinaire (1880-1918) on the left, and his friend the artist André Rouveyre (1879-1962), had just returned to Paris and were on their way to the Comœdia's offices to deliver their work.... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 138667
MCCARTNEY, Mary. Monochrome & Colour.
London : 2015First 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 and black and white work.... Learn More£150.00
Stock Code: 132489
McCARTNEY, Paul - McCARTNEY, Linda. Life in Photographs.
Cologne : 2011First edition, number 18 of 200 artists proofs signed by Paul McCartney, with an additional plate entitled Horse, also signed by McCartney. The work was released in a signed limited edition of 1,000, 250 of which were released with an additional signed and numbered plate. This work was produced in close collaboration with Paul McCartney and gathers... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 135251
HAAS, Ernst - HUGHES, Jim, & Alexander Haas. Ernst Haas: In Black and White.
Boston : 1992First edition, first printing, of this retrospective of the work of the celebrated Austrian-American photojournalist, often counted among the ten most influential photographers of all time. Learn More£125.00
Stock Code: 104796
PETERSEN, Anders. Café Lehmitz.
Munich : 1978First edition, first printing, signed on the title page, of Petersen's most significant work, the result of a three year project in which the photographer captured the lives of the denizens of a Hamburg bar. It is regarded as a seminal work in the development of European photography for its intimacy. Petersen himself said that "the people at the Café... Learn More£975.00
Stock Code: 125358
FUJIWARA, Shinya. American Roulette.
Tokyo : 1990First edition, first impression. This work by renowned Japanese photographer Shinya Fujiwara (b.1944) was featured in Parr and Badger's The Photobook: A History Volume III. Learn More£350.00
Stock Code: 125457
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