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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


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 departm... 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


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 ... 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


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, disp... View more info

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Marketa Luskacova

By: Badger, Gerry (intro.)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Prague, Torst: 2001

Seller ID: 006015


NB: Dual text in English and Czech. Beige linen covered hardcover with title in black on front cover and spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. The rear cover has many tiny faint water splashmarks not affecting the book internally in any way. The front cover has a few of these faint splashmarks to the edge. The book is in fine condition internally. No inscriptions. 160pp. Many b/w photographic plates. This monograph on the work of the Czech photographer ... View more info

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Near East

By: Beaton, Cecil

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, B.T.Batsford: 1943

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004066


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... View more info

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Magnum Photographs - Christies, London 12 May 1994

By: Bernard, Bruce (intro.)

Price: £30.00

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

Seller ID: 005872


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: £180.00

Publisher: Paris, Les Editions Textuel: 2003

Seller ID: 005870


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

Niagara - Alec Soth

By: Brookman, Philip and Ford, Richard (essays)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Gottingen, Germany, Steidl: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005903


Black hardcover with title on spine and front cover. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 104pp. 36 colour plates. In the follow-up to his critically praised monograph Sleeping by the Mississippi, Alec Soth turns his eye to another iconic body of water, Niagara Falls. But as with his photographs of the Mississippi, Soth's pictures of Niagara are less about natural wonder than human desire. "I went to Niagara f... View more info

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William Christenberry

By: Broun, Elizabeth (foreword)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: New York, Aperture: 2006

Seller ID: 005810


Terracotta colour hardcover with title in white on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscripitons. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 203pp. 130 photographic plates, the majority in colour. This book was published to coincide with a major exhibition of work by the photographer William Christenberry (1936-2016) held at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC entitled "Passing Time: The Art o... 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


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: £120.00

Publisher: Paris, Centre Nationale de la Photographie: 1988

Seller ID: 005813


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 th... View more info

Twice in a Lifetime: Half Lives in Camera

By: Eban, Mark

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Zelda Cheatle Press: 1998

Seller ID: 002841


Softcover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 128pp. Profusely illustrated with b/w photographs. Mark Eban went to Trinity College in 1978 to read law, but found photography more interesting. For this book he selected pictures of fifty-five of his contemporaries. Twenty years on he traced them and photographed them again, capturing his subjects at the brink of middle age. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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From Here to There: Alec Soth's America

By: Engberg, Siri (Curator) et al.

Price: £125.00

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

Seller ID: 005792


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... 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


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 Hi... View more info

London/Wales

By: Frank, Robert

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Gottingen, Germany, Steidl: 2007

Seller ID: 005798


This publication is a reprint of the book published by Scalo, 2003 in collaboration with the Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C., for an exhibition held May 10-July 14, 2003.This Steidl edition was not published with a text booklet. Black cloth with title in dark grey on spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. No inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 127pp. Featuring 90 black and white photographs, London/Wales ... View more info

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The Lines of My Hand

By: Frank, Robert

Price: £150.00

Publisher: New York, Lustrum Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005822


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,... 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


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. Gernsh... View more info

The Man Behind the Camera

By: Gernsheim, Helmut (ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Fountain Press: 1948

Seller ID: 002990


Natural linen colour cloth with titles in gilt on spine and front cover. Condition: Good, with light sunning to cover edges. Light foxing to endpapers. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Very light browning to text and images throughout. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn, particularly spine, with a couple of small repaired tears. Not price-clipped. 143pp. 54 b/w plates. Contains chapters on nine famous contemporary photographers, including Felix Man, W... 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


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 laun... 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


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 Griffi... View more info