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Hollywood Unseen: Photographs from the John Kobal Foundation

By: Abbott, Gareth (ed.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, ACC Editions (Antique Collectors Club): 2012

Seller ID: 005972

ISBN: 1851496807

Condition: Very Good


Black hardcover with title blindstamped on spine and front cover. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 240pp. Many b/w photographic illustrations. This book is a tribute to the inventiveness and ingenuity of the great Hollywood film studios: Columbia, Paramount, MGM, Universal, Warner Brothers, RKO and Twentieth Century Fox. From the late 1920s to the early 1960s, these studios publicity departments created some of the most iconic images of Hollywood stars. The photographs in this book were originally produced by the ... View more info

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Ansel Adams: An Autobiography

By: Adams, Ansel with Alinder, Mary Street

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson Ltd.: 1985

Seller ID: 005888

ISBN: 0500541116

Condition: Very Good


Pale red cloth with title in silver on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear. 400pp. 277 b/w illustrations. Long before he died in April 1994 the American photographer Ansel Adams had become a living legend. His dramatic landscape photographs captured the beauty of the American West for future generations; he was an innovator in his photographic techniques and method; and he was acknowledged as a major contributor to the recognition of photography as an art form. In this book, Adams recalls his sixty year career. View more info

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Martin Parr: The Last Resort

By: Badger, Gerry (intro.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Heaton Moor, Stockport, UK, Dewi Lewis Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: 006009

ISBN: 1904587798

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with title in silver on grey cloth spine. Condition: Near fine, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 83pp. Many colour photographic illustrations. This book contains a collection of images of the British seaside (New Brighton, near Liverpool) which when first exhibited at the Serpentine Gallery in 1986 met mixed reviews - it depicts an "engagingly scruffy world" of people making the best of conditions that are not ideal, displaying an almost wartime stoicism. View more info

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Near East

By: Beaton, Cecil

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, B.T.Batsford: 1943

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004066

Condition: Good


Pale red cloth with title in yellow on front cover and spine.Top edge red. Condition: Good, with faint sunning to cover edges. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing to endpapers and textblock edges. Dustjacket condition: Fair to good, generally lightly shelfworn with a half inch chip missing to top of spine of jacket, and a 1.5 inch vertical tear to top of rear cover where it meets the spine. Light sunning to top two inches of rear cover of jacket. Not price-clipped. 150pp. Many b/w photographic plates. In March 1942, Cecil Beaton was sent to the Near East for three mon... View more info

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Magnum Photographs - Christies, London 12 May 1994

By: Bernard, Bruce (intro.)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd.: 1994

Seller ID: 005872

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. This catalogue was produced to accompany the 94 lot sale of photographs by Magnum photographers including Harry Gruyaert, Sebastiao Salgado and Robert Capa held at Christies auctioneers, London on 12th May 1994. It embodied a complete spectrum of some of the best documentary photographs taken over approximately 40 years by fifty-two photographers. View more info

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Harry Gruyaert: Rivages

By: Boyer, Charles-Arthur (preface)

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Paris, Les Editions Textuel: 2003

Seller ID: 005870

ISBN: 2845970900

Condition: Very Good


NB: Text is in French throughout. Paper covered boards with title in white on red cloth spine. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Faint hint of sunning to very edges of pages. 102pp. 90 colour images. A collection of images of shorelines and beaches by the Magnum photographer Harry Gruyaert (b.1941, Belgium). Scarce. View more info

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Photographs - 100 selected prints by Mario Bucovich with a brief treatise for practical work

By: Bucovich, Mario

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London W1, Hamilton Studios/Lund Humphries: 1935

Seller ID: 006377

Condition: Good


Olive green hardcover with title in black on front cover. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and light soiling to covers. Internally in very good condition. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Light smudge to rear endpaper. The book contains 100 b/w images of prints selected by Mario Bucovich (1884-1947) of his work including London society portraits such as Merle Oberon, and Lady Anne Bridgeman as well as landscapes of Mallorca, Ibiza and Barcelona, together with sections on subjects including cameras and lenses, lighting and retouching. View more info

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Rimes Rhymes: Lou Reed

By: Comment, Bernard

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Arles, France, Editions Photosyntheses: 2012

Seller ID: 006308

ISBN: 2363980042

Condition: Very Good


Maroon silky cloth covers with title in red on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good,w ith very light shelfwear to covers. Dustjacket ocndition: Very good, with light shelfwear. Many colour photographic illustrations. This book contains a collection of photographs by the musician Lou Reed (1942-2013) who stated "These fotos represent my adventures with light starting in the 1960s with Andy Warhol and continuing on to the present. I started with film stills. I had a video camera hot-rodded to super high contrast like Billy Name's pictures". A heavy book, will require extra postage costs i... View more info

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No Worries - Martin Parr

By: Cook, Robert (intro.)

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, T&G Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 006313

ISBN: 0987079085

Condition: Fine


Red hardcover with title in black on spine and front cover. Condition: Fine, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 125pp. plus index. Many colour photographic illustrations. This catalogue was produced to accompany the exhibition of photographs by Martin Parr held at the Western Australian Maritime Museum, Fremantle, Western Australia, from 17th March to 15th April 2012. It represented the first major project to be undertaken by Marin Parr in Australia; produced for the City of Freemantle Festival of... View more info

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Photography as Art - Art as Photography

By: Coucke, Victor (foreword)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kassel and Chalon-sur-Saone, Fotoforum der Gesamthochschule and Maison Europeene De La Photographie: 1975

Seller ID: 005021

Condition: Good


Text is in three languages throughout, German, English and French. This catalogue was produced to accompany the eponymous exhibition of photographs held at Chalon-sur-Saone from 7 September to 12 October 1975 which then toured to Kassel from 7 January to 8 February 1976. Many b/w photographic plates. The exhibition included photographs by Daniel Buren, Christian Boltanski and Klaus Rinke. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Josef Koudelka - Exils (No.11 in the series Photocopies)

By: Delpire, Robert et al.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: Paris, Centre Nationale de la Photographie: 1988

Seller ID: 005813

ISBN: 2867540445

Condition: Very Good


NB: Text is in French. Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Previous owners name written at bottom of half-title. Binding sound. 61 b/w photograph platesThis book was published to accompany the exhibition of photographs by Josef Koudelka (b.1938) held at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris, from 16th March to 30th May 1988. Includes a 2 1/2 page transcript of a conversation between Robert Delpire, Alain Finkielkraut and Danielle Sallenave about the photographs of Koudelka. View more info

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From Here to There: Alec Soth's America

By: Engberg, Siri (Curator) et al.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Ostfildern-Ruit/Minneapolis, Hatje Cantz/Walker Art Galleries: 2010

Seller ID: 005792

ISBN: 3775727507

Condition: Very Good


Yellow hardcover with title in black on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers, and some very light soiling to image on the rear cover.Includes the bonus 48 page artist book" The Loneliest man in Missouri" in pocket inside rear cover (in fine condition). 224pp. 237 colour and b/w images. This book was published to accompany the eponymous exhibition held at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, from September 12, 2010 to January 2, 2011. Featuring more than 200 of the artist's photographs from the preceding 15 years this catalogue includes cri... View more info

"Darkness and Light": The Proceedings of the ESHP Symposium, Oslo 1994

By: Erlandsen, Roger and Halvorsen, Vegard (preface)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oslo, National Institute for Historical Photography: 1995

Seller ID: 002978

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 159pp. Pforsuely illustrated with b/w photographs. This book is a collection of nineteen papers by some of todays' foremost historians of photography, drawn from the "Oslo Symposium 1994" arranged by the National Institute for Historical Photography and the Norwegian Scoeity for the History of Photography in association with the European Society for the History of Photography. The main subject covered is landscape photography, but other topics include Munch and photography and B... View more info

Juke Joint - Photographs by Birney Imes (Author and Artist Series)

By: Ford, Richard (intro.)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Mississippi, USA, University Press of Mississippi: 2002

Seller ID: 006466

ISBN: 1617036927

Condition: Very Good


Second edition (first published 1990). Dark green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 58 colour photographic plates. In this collection of images, the photographer Birney Imes (b.1951) reveals a previously unexplored and now nearly vanished domain, the black juke joints of the Mississippi Delta. The photographs were taken between 1983 and 1989 as Imes travelled throughout the Delta. View more info

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The Lines of My Hand

By: Frank, Robert

Price: £140.00

Publisher: New York, Lustrum Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005822

Condition: Good


First US edition. Softcover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Previous owner has placed a small gold spot at base of spine with a small piece of clear tape overlaid. Light foxing to endpapers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. The Lines of My Hand is structured chronologically and presents selections from every stage of Frank's work until 1972 - from early photos in Switzerland in 1945-46, to images of his travels in Peru, Paris, Valencia, London and Wales, and to contact sheets from his 1955-56 journey through the US that resulted in The Americans and made him famous. View more info

Julia Margaret Cameron: Pioneer of Photography

By: Gernsheim, Helmut

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Fountain Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003337

Condition: Good


Cream cloth with titles in crimson red on spine and Julia Camerons' signature stamped in crimson on front cover. Condition: Good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Jacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn to edges and with light sunning particularly to spine. A two inch chunk is missing to top front of jacket (see image) with a small chip to top of spine. 85pp. plus 54 sepia plates, including portraits of Tennyson, Darwin, G F Watts and Alice Liddell. Gernsheim gives a detailed account of Mrs Cameron's equipment and technique, whilst the biographical chapters paint a picture of a ... View more info

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Unknown Bown 1947-1967

By: Greer, Germain (intro.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Observer Books: 2007

Seller ID: 006240

ISBN: 0852650760

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers.Binding sound, no inscriptions. 100 b/w photographic plates. Jane Bown (1925-2014) is widely acknowledged as one of the finest portrait photographers of her generation. Starting at the Observer in 1949, she worked in all genres of photogjournalism. The 100 photographs in this book celebrate her early work, all taken with her beloved Rolleiflex. View more info

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Work

By: Griffin, Brian

Price: £330.00

Publisher: London, Black Pudding Publishing: 1988

Inscription: Signed By Photographer

Seller ID: 006001

ISBN: 0951385909

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth with title in white and gilt on spine. Gilt circle stamped onto front cover. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Signed by Brian Griffin to base of half-title.Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. Loosely inserted is a photographic record, recorded live at the 1988 Edinburgh Festival by Brian Griffin and the Attractions (Steve Nieve, Pete Thomas, Bruce Thomas). Also loosely inserted is an invitation to the launch and "happening" day for the book. The book is enclosed in its origiinal cardboard packaging, which has "Brian ... View more info

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Y Paint your Windows White

By: Griffin, Brian and Bubbles, Barney

Price: £220.00

Publisher: London, Brian Griffin (self-published): 1983

Seller ID: 006003

Condition: Good


Newspaper format. 420 by 300 mm. 8pp. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and some light soiling to front and rear cover pages. Horizontal crease to centre where the paper has been folded. Red button in plastic pouch fixed to front page is present. Taking its title from a series of Government issued instructions for British citizens during a nuclear attack, Barney Bubbles and Brian Griffin realised only one issue of a projected series. B/w photographs by Griffin, 1 photograph by Martin Parr. Design and illustrations by Bubbles. Scarce. View more info

Alexander Keighley: A Memorial

By: Hankey, Dr.J.L. (intro.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Pictorial Group of the Royal Photographic Society: 1947

Seller ID: 003056

Condition: Good


Green cloth with titles in gilt on front cover. Condition: Good, with light sunning to top left corner of front cover, and a couple of small faint marks to bottom of front cover. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 23pp. plus 48 b/w plates. Alexander Keighley was a founder member of the Linked Ring, a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society from 1911, and driving force behind the formation of the Yorkshire Photographic Union. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info