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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
CRANE, Hart; EVANS, Walker (illus.) The Bridge
Paris : 1930First edition, first impression, number 89 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... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 135122
EVANS, Walker (illus.); 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
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. Among the many subjects featured here are schools, hospitals, orphanages, public housing, gasworks, tram depots, abbatoirs, and administrative buildings, focusing... Learn More£45,000.00
Stock Code: 131502
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
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
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
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
HORNSTRA, Rob. Roots of the Rúntur.
[No place] : 2006First edition, first printing, signed by Hornstra on the front free endpaper, one of 500 copies only self-published by the Dutch photographer.
"The introduction of fish quotas in the eighties lead to an industrialization of the Icelandic fleet in order to be able to compete on the world market. The traditional craft of fishing gave way to modern... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 134575
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
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
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
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
INDIA & TIBET - GODWIN-AUSTEN, H. H. Journal of the Asiatic Society [drop-head title].
Calcutta : 1865First edition. The key contribution among the five papers printed here is "Description of a Mystic Play, as performed in Ladak, Zaskar, &c." by the explorer and geologist Captain Henry Haversham Godwin-Austen (1834-1923), "the chief authority in his day on the structure of the Karakoram and other ranges beyond the great Himalayan axis" (ODNB). The photographs... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 131333
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
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
KEARTON, Richard & Cherry. WHITE, Gilbert. The Natural History of Selborne.
London : 1902First edition of the Kearton's delightful photographically illustrated edition of White's much-loved classic precursor of nature writing. This copy signed by both Keartons on the front free endaper. Superb early example of the work of these eminent innovators in nature photography.
"In our boyhood days amongst the solitary Yorkshire moors we... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 145422
BRADFORD, William. The Arctic Regions.
London : 1873First 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 on Ice).
Bradford... Learn More£150,000.00
Stock Code: 94428
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
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
FAIRFAX-ROSS, Thomas. Well-compiled, and handsomely presented personal photograph and ephemera album covering service in World War I, at the Supreme War Council, Versailles, and at Chanak, 1922.
1908-24Fine narrative album recording the career, from school days to marriage, of Thomas Fairfax-Ross (1896-1960), with particular attention paid to his military career which took him from the Western Front to Chanak, via Versailles. The album opens, perhaps rather portentously, with a card embossed with the Royal arms, mounted recto on the front free endpaper... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 132252
[DELBROUCK, Vincent.] 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
[DELBROUCK, Vincent.] 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.] 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
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
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
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
OWENS, Bill. Suburbia; Our Kind of People; Working.
San Francisco; New York; : 1973-7Signed 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
PENN, Irving. Cranium Architecture.
London : 2013First edition, first impression. This is the catalogue raisonné of the exposition of Penn's Cranium Architecture series, shown at Hamiltons throughout the summer of 2013. This copy comes with the exhibition brochure laid-in loose, dated 9th of September 2013. Learn More£375.00
Stock Code: 141006
GIRARD, Greg & Ian Lambot. City of Darkness. Life in Kowloon Walled City.
Chiddingfold : 1993First edition. "For nearly 100 years, the Kowloon Walled City was known as a den of iniquity. Nevertheless on a site measuring no more than 100 x 200 metres, without legislation and with little regard for basic services, planning regulations or building standards the City not only survived, it steadily grew How did the Walled City come about? How was... Learn More£275.00
Stock Code: 143402
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
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
McBEAN, Angus, & Adrian Woodhouse. Angus McBean.
London : 1982First 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. The letter, from McBean to Freeman,... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 123695
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
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
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
HEATH, Dave. A Dialogue with Solitude.
New York : 1965First 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£2,000.00
Stock Code: 84339
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
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
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
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
BAILEY, David - MUIR, Robin. Chasing Rainbows.
London : 2001First 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£275.00
Stock Code: 130709
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
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
MCCARTNEY, Mary. Monochrome & Colour.
London : 2015First 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£150.00
Stock Code: 132490
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
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£2,000.00
Stock Code: 103094
RHEIMS, Bettina. Gender Studies.
Göttingen : 2014First 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 models that felt "other" to feature... Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 130721
PETERSEN, Anders. Valparaiso.
Marseille : 2015First 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£125.00
Stock Code: 134585
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