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Image for Manhattan Water Front Study: A Central Heating Plant Unloading its Coal [ Halftone Photographic Print ]

Manhattan Water Front Study: A Central Heating Plant Unloading its Coal [ Halftone Photographic Print ]

By: Aiklee (photographer)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Fortune: 1932

Seller ID: 39623

Condition: Very Good


This 1932 halftone print of theManhattan Water Front measures approximately 11 x 14 inches; image size 8 1/3 x 11 inches. The photograph is credited to Aiklee at the lower left corner with a caption at the bottom of the page which reads: "Manhattan Water Front Study: A Central Heating Plant Unloading its Coal," extracted from Fortune, January 1932. Printing on verso. View more info

Image for Klubhütten-Album des Schweizer Alpen-Club

Klubhütten-Album des Schweizer Alpen-Club

By: Anonyme

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Bern, Zentral-Komitee S.A.C.: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38665

Condition: Very Good+


120 pages; Clean and tight in original gray cloth binding with black lettering. A wonderful book illustrated with photographs of the mountains and the huts scattered through the Swiss Alps for the use of climbers. Folding plate of floorplans, etc. at rear. View more info

Drug Store of Washington and Lee, Alexandria, VA. [ Leadbeater's Apothecary ]

By: Apothecary, E. S. Leadbeater & Bro.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Baltimore, Photo Card Printing: 1920

Seller ID: 41840

Condition: Very Good+


Postcard; 1 pages; Subject:Interior of E. S. Leadbeater & Bro. Apothecary - Alexandria, Virginia with two gentlemen standing behind the counters on either side in front of shelves filled with bottles [Prohibition?]. Type: Real Photo Post Card (RPPC) Location: Alexandria, Virginia U.S.A. Era: Divided back, standard size,White Border (c. 1915-1930) Printed by: Photo Card Studios, 108 North Greene Street Baltimore, Md. Condition: Unposted, quite nice condition.... View more info

Image for High on the Wild with Hemingway A Pictorial Recollection

High on the Wild with Hemingway A Pictorial Recollection

By: Arnold, Lloyd R. ; [ Ernest Hemingway ]

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Caldwell, Caxton Printers: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41825

ISBN: 1122326289

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


343 pages; Clean and tight in original cloth binding with pictorial endpapers in bright fresh dustjacket (red NOT faded). A pictorial recollection of "Papa" Hemingway by a close friend and photographer. Spans the years from 1939 to 1961, highlighting Hemingway's time in Idaho. Lloyd "Pappy" Arnold was Sun Valley Resort's first official photographer. Averell Harriman, of the Union Pacific which owned the resort, lured Ernest Hemingway and his soon to be t... View more info

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DIE MACHT DER KAMERA

By: Auberger, Pidder ; [ SIGNED ]

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Dusseldorf, Edition Marzona: 1985

Seller ID: 41380

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Autograph; 46 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket. OCLC: 16703185 Amazing photographs combining people & objects, vaguely reminiscent of Hans Bellmer. Pidder Auberger (1946 - 2012) was a German visual artist and photographer who studied at the Dusseldorf Art Academy (1970-1975). He worked as a freelance artist and lived in Dusseldorf and in the Westerwald. His work has appeared in numerous solo and group exhibitions. ; Signed by Photog... View more info

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ANNALS OF THE DESERT

By: Austin, Maude Mason ; photographs by Gandara

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston, Stratford Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40881

Condition: Near Fine


Former owner's name on endpaper. The leaves are folded and uncut, text printed on one side opposite photographs by Gandara printed on glossy stock. Twenty-five full page plates of photographs of desert scenes in the American Southwest and Northern Mexico. Dark blue wavy silk covers with gilt lettering. Rocq #16185; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ep... View more info

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IRISH IDYLLS

By: Barlow, Jane ; Clifton Johnson

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1897

Seller ID: 40649

Condition: Very Good


xii, 317 pages; Original owner's name on ffep dated 1897, otherwise clean and secure in original decorative green cloth nineties binding with stylized shamrocks and stamping in lighter green and gilt, light rubbing. OCLC: 616340 Illustrated with photographs by Clifton Johnson, taken during a trip to the Connemara boglands of western Ireland. He made every effort to take pictures that faithfully depict nature and life as they really are amid the somber bogs of the west ... View more info

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A CLOSE UP OF EGYPT

By: Boulat, Pierre

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Aladin Publications: 1949

Seller ID: 41387

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


135 pages; Brief gift inscription on ffep. Clean and tight in original stiff boards in pictorial dustjacket. Pierre Boulat was a French photographer who began his career at the magazine Samedi Soir in 1945, photographing everything from the singer Edith Piaf to life in Palestine. In 1948, Boulat moved to Cairo where he published Images d’ Egypte, his first book of photography. After returning to Paris, he opened a fashion photogrpahy studio, selling much of his work ... View more info

Image for A MOMENT BEFORE - Jews in the Soviet Union

A MOMENT BEFORE - Jews in the Soviet Union

By: Brenner, Frederic ; Michael Zand ; [Isaac Stern's Copy]

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, International Center for Photography: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41362

Condition: Very Good+


Intorduction by Cornell Capa. Catalog for Brenner's 1992 exhibition at the International Center of Photography. These photographs were taken during a 5 year journey through the Soviet Union reflecting many aspects of Jewish life. From the collection of the violinist Isaac Stern [1920-2001] -- with his "chop" mark in Chinese characters at the rear. (In the Oscar-winning documentary of his 1979 trip to China "From Mao to Mozart," Maestro Stern is seen rec... View more info

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CANTICO DELLE DOLOMITI

By: Casara, Severino

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Milano, Aldo Martello Editore: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41439

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


214 pages; Clean and tight in original green cloth binding in dustjacket with some edgewear. OCLC Number: 6873772 Severino Casara (1903 in Vicenza - 1978 ) was an Italian mountaineer and documentarian. Casara was a journalist who specialized in the Alps and other mountain ranges. In the late 1940s and 1950s he produced several documentary films about the Alps and mountaineering. He also authored a number of mountaineering books such as this beautiful book on the Dolomi... View more info

Image for The Virginia Calendar for Engagements -- 1963 Week by Week

The Virginia Calendar for Engagements -- 1963 Week by Week

By: Chamberlain, Samuel ; (photographer)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39206

Condition: Near Fine


108 pages; Spiral bound engagement calendar with one small notation (4 words) otherwise pristine in original printed box. Beautifully illustrated with 52 full page duotone photographs of Virginia by Samuel Chamberlain. View more info

Image for Dante's Vita Nova Kritisher Text unter Benutzung von 35 Bekannten Handscriften von Friedrich Beck

Dante's Vita Nova Kritisher Text unter Benutzung von 35 Bekannten Handscriften von Friedrich Beck

By: Dante Alighieri ; [edited by Friedrich Beck]

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Munchen - Munich, Piloty & Loehle: 1896

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40823

Condition: Very Good


lv & 136 pages; Early twentieth century dark blue buckram, spine lettered in gilt, original printed front wrapper bound in (with text duplicating the title page), fore and bottom edges untrimmed. A copy of Friedrich Beck's important variorum edition of Dante's Vita Nova, in which variant readings from all 35 known manuscripts of the text are specified. (The fifty five page introduction has a detailed list of the 35 manuscripts known to Friedrich Beck, with their locati... View more info

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Poltavshhina Fotoalbom

By: Derlamenka, E.

Price: $19.96

Publisher: Kiev [Ukraine], Mistetstvo: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39625

Condition: Very Good+


Publisher's color pictorial boards. A picture album of the Poltava region, Ukraine. Photographs with one page texts about Poltava in English and German; lists of photo subjects at the end in Russian and German. Plates in color and black & white throughout. Poltava is an old city; it is the site of one of the great shifts in geo-political power. In the Battle of Poltava in the summer of 1709, tsar Peter I (the Great), commanding 34,000 troops, defeated a Swedish arm... View more info

Image for SUNSET AT BRIXHAM  [ Photograph / Calendar ]

SUNSET AT BRIXHAM [ Photograph / Calendar ]

By: Dickenson, F. P

Price: $14.95

Publisher: By the Photographer: 1955

Seller ID: 37045

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; A duo-tone photograph of the harbour at Brixham (4 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches) mounted on thick card stock with a prop stand at rear and a small calendar monthly for the year 1955 mounted at the lower portion of front side. Titled and signed by the photographer in pencil below photograph. Edges in silver gilt. On rear in ink "Happy New Year to all / Kit & Frank ; Signed by Photographer; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. ... View more info

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LE CHATEAU DES DUCS DE BRETAGNE

By: Elder, Marc ; (Marcel Tendron)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Nantes, Imprimerie du Commerce de Nantes: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38370

Condition: Very Good


112 pages; Clean and tight in original stiff wrappers with printed label at front wrapper. Wrappers chiped at spine ends. Acheve d'imprimer le 25 janvier 1923, sur le presse de l"imprimerie du Commerce de Nantes. Phototypie Tainon. Clichea Guibert. Beautifully illustraed with three double page maps, 1 single page map, nineteen pages of photogravures. Descriptive text in French describing the castle and some of its history since construction began in the thirteenth... View more info

Image for Photographie instantanée et cinématographie ultrarapide

Photographie instantanée et cinématographie ultrarapide

By: Fayolle, P. & Naslin, P.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Paris, Editions De La Revue D'Optique: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38848

Condition: Near Fine


vii, 188 pages; Publisher's printed wrappers, covers faintly toned and soiled. Partially unopened. Illustrations (b&w halftones from photographs) and diagrams throughout. An interesting monograph contemporary with Harold Egerton's experiments. The authors were both French military engineers, and their particular emphasis was on studies of ballistics, explosions and similar matters. "Extrait revu et mis à jour du Mémorial de l'artillerie française, 1948, 3o fa... View more info

Les Campagnes de Serbie 1914 et 1915 Illustre de Photographies par Fred Boissonnas

By: Feyler, Colonel Fernand

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Paris/Geneve, Editions d'Art Boissonnas / Librairie Jean Budry & Co: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39122

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 140 pages; Inscribed by the author on half-title to Major Anderegg from F. Feyler, dated 1926, otherwise clean and tight in original printed wrappers, some minor wear to wrappers at spine. Illustrated with wonderful photographs by Fred Boissonnas. Frédéric Boissonnas (1858 - 1946), was a Swiss photographer, from a family of artists in Geneva. His father Henri-Antoine Boissonnas (1833-1889), founded a photographic studio in 1864. Frederic lead the wor... View more info

Image for Moonlight Miraculously Restores the Propylaea [ Halftone Photographic Print ]

Moonlight Miraculously Restores the Propylaea [ Halftone Photographic Print ]

By: Genthe, Arnold

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Fortune: 1932

Seller ID: 39622

Condition: Very Good


This 1932 halftone print of the Propylaea in Athens measures approximately 11 x 14 inches; image size 8 x 11 inches. The photograph is credited to Arnold Genthe at the lower left corner with a caption at the bottom of the page which reads: "Moonlight miraculously restores the Propylaea." extracted from "Athens - The Eye of Greece" in Fortune, January 1932. View more info

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JULIA MARGARET CAMERON - Her Life and Photographic Work

By: Gernsheim, Helmut

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Aperture: 1975

Seller ID: 41441

ISBN: 0893812536

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


204 pages; 1975 edition. Clean and tight in Near Fine dustjacket, former owner's name on ffep. Filled with wonderful reproductions of Cameron's photographs. Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879) was a British photographer. She became known for her portraits of celebrities of the time, and for photographs with Arthurian and other legendary or heroic themes. The bulk of Cameron's photographs fit into two categories—closely framed portraits and illustrative allegories b... View more info

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Modern Amateur Photography Compiled by Scientific American

By: Group authors

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Munn and Co., Inc.: 1936

Seller ID: 40807

Condition: Near Fine


28 pages; Publisher's pictorial wrappers on golden-toned stock. Someone has crossed the cover price out in pencil and written an amended (remainder?) price at upper left -- otherwise this copy is very nearly fine; clean and bright. With an interesting list of camera models (with prices) useful for "miniature" photography, with their 1936 prices. Several of the articles were written by Jacob Deschin. This copy has laid in a notice, on pink paper, of a $100 priz... View more info