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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
COBURN, Alvin Langdon. New York.
London & New York : First edition, first impression, with the rare dust jacket: a remarkable survival, we have traced just two copies at auction since 1975. Coburn's New York is one of the cornerstone photobooks of the 20th century and considerably more scarce than the photographer's groundbreaking sister publication, London, put out in the same format in 1909. "Of the... Learn More£22,500.00
Stock Code: 114434
BERRY, Burton Y. Teenage Styles and Trends 1967-71: A Retrospect.
Lucerne : 1972First 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 Trends 1967-1971: A Retrospect... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 123974
FRANK, Robert. The Americans.
New York : 1959First US edition, originally published in France on 15 May 1958 by Robert Delpire as part of its Encyclopédie Essentielle series. In the French edition Frank's photographs were accompanied by text by authors such as Simone de Beauvoir, Erskine Caldwell, William Faulkner, Henry Miller and John Steinbeck. In this edition the photos are not accompanied... Learn More£4,500.00
Stock Code: 125101
WEEGEE [FELLIG, Arthur.] Naked City.
New York : 1945First edition, first printing of Weegee's first book. Arthur (Weegee) Fellig is one of the centuries most eccentric artists, famously he would appear at crime scenes before the police. He achieved this by the simple device of spending night after night in the tougher sections of New York listening to the radio traffic on a police radio he had at some... Learn More£2,950.00
Stock Code: 97203
ULMANN, Doris, & Julia Peterkin. Roll, Jordan, Roll.
New York : 1933First 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, was supposed to be included.... Learn More£32,500.00
Stock Code: 109882
(EVANS, Walker.) CRANE, Hart. The Bridge
Paris : 1930First edition, first impression, one of 200 copies on Holland Paper from a total limited edition of 284 copies. The Bridge was Crane's only attempt at a long poem, inspired by his view of the Brooklyn Bridge from his apartment in Columbia Heights, and includes three plates from photographs of the bridge by his friend Walker Evans. Harold Bloom praised... Learn More£5,750.00
Stock Code: 83569
AH FONG PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO. The Sino-Japanese Hostilities 1937, [together with;] The Sino-Japanese Hostilities Shanghai 1937. Index.
Shanghai & Wei-Hai-Wei : 1937First edition of the complete set of 200 silver gelatin photographs issued by the Ah Fong Photography Studio, recording the brutal siege and conquest of Shanghai by the Japanese at the opening of 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... Learn More£8,500.00
Stock Code: 111970