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Image for A Wonderful Time An intimate portrait of the good life

A Wonderful Time An intimate portrait of the good life

By: Aarons, Slim

Price: $900.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1974

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0002342

ISBN: 0060100168

Condition: Near fine


190pp. Folio. Dark blue cloth over boards, gilt on spine and on book front. Signed by the photographer/author on the front free endpaper: "For Dave, thanks, Slim Aarons" in black ink. A stated First Edition. Contents include sections on Introduction, Vermont, Boston, Newport, The Bedroom Communities of New York, New York, Bermuda, Baltimore/Washington/Virginia, Palm Beach, The Bahamas, New Orleans, Gross Pointe, Jamaica, Chicago, The Southwest, Aspen and Vail, Sa... View more info

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Berenice Abbott and Eugene Atget

By: Abbott, Berenice and Atget, Eugene; Clark Worswick, Introduction

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, Arena Publications: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: 0001197

ISBN: 1892041634

Condition: Fine


163pp. Small 4to. 100 black and white photos by Atget, many bought by Abbott in Paris in 1927 and reprinted by her. Essays by B. Abbott on "The World of Atget" and by Clark Worswick on "Abbott & Atget." A wonderful book with excellent reproduction. Beautiful examples of Atget's work many images never published before. Details how Abbott started her own career and how she saved his photos and negatives and printed them in Paris in the 20's and 30's. Dust j... View more info

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Why People Photograph Selected Essays and Reviews

By: Adams, Robert

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Aperture: 1994

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000673

ISBN: 0893815977

Condition: Near Fine


186 pp. Stated First Edition, complete number line (10.......1), no remainder marks, no price clipping. A beautiful copy except for slight bumps to head and foot of spine (affecting jacket and book). Slight sunning to spine. "Why People Photograph" is a book by a professional photographer about the relationship of art and life (book jacket blurb). Dust jacket is protected with a Brodart archival cover. View more info

Ansel Adams, 1902-1984 Untitled 37

By: Alinder, James, editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Carmel, CA, The Friends of Photography: 1984

Seller ID: 0001892

ISBN: 0933286414

Condition: Near fine


56pp. Small 4to (11" x 9"). In white glossy wraps with embossed image of Monolith, Yosemite National Park. Book contains information and a chronology of Adams' life as well as candids of Adams and some wonderful reproductions of his best known photos. One is of Moonrise, which seems to have been flipped left to right in this book. Ten very tiny black dots (ink?) on front cover, but they are hard to see. One inch area of delamination on lower right fof ront cover ... View more info

Todd Walker, Photographs Untitled 38

By: Alinder, James, editor; Julia K.Nelson, introduction

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Carmel, CA, The Friends of Photography: 1985

Seller ID: 0001896

ISBN: 0933286422

Condition: Fine


47pp. Small 4to (9" x 10.5"). In photo-illustrated wraps. Book is clean, straight, tight, and unmarked. It is number 38 in a series on serious photography by The Friends of Photography. View more info

A Collection of Photographs

By: An Aperture Book 1969

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Millerton, Aperture: 1969

Edition: First

Seller ID: 0001196

Condition: Fine


Unpaginated with selected bibliography. Small 4to. A collection put together for the Exchange National Bank of Chicago with the assistance of Beaumont and Nancy Newhall. Some of the 43 contributors include Ansel Adams, Bill Brandt, Man Ray, W. Eugene Smith, Edward Weston, etc. Each has a photo or two and a brief bio. Dust jacket is protected with a Brodart archival cover. View more info

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In China

By: Arnold, Eve

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1980

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000512

ISBN: 0394509013

Condition: Fine


201pp. Square 4to. Price clipped, moderate shelf wear with a tiny tear at spine head, a tiny puncture on jacket rear near spine, and a couple of abrasions. Otherwise very tight and not written in. A stated First Edition. First Printing. Signed by author on the front free endpaper. Cannot ship overseas--too heavy. Jacket is Brodart protected. View more info

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In the American West 1979-1984 Photographs

By: Avedon, Richard

Price: $1,220.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc.: 1985

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000529

ISBN: 0810911051

Condition: Fine


Unpaginated. Small folio. Cloth with photos affixed to front and rear of book. Has original acetate jacket, and comes in the original shipping box which was NOT used to ship this copy. Signed boldly by Avedon on the front free endpaper and dated ("Avedon '85"). A superb copy (it's in better condition than many "new" books on present day bookstore shelves) of this hard-to-find book. Collection of portraits of drifters and workers from the west. View more info

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Evidence: 1944-1994

By: Avedon, Richard (photographs); David A. Ross, Forward; Jane Livingston, Adam Gopnik, essays

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1994

Edition: First

Seller ID: 0001194

ISBN: 067940922X

Condition: Fine


185pp. Folio. Over 600 photos, book was published on the occasion of the exhibition "Richard Avedon, Evidence: 1944-1994" at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, March 24-June 26, 1994. Curated by Jane Livingston. Number line 24689753 (Random House used to start First printing number lines with 2). Forward by David A. Ross; "The Art of Richard Avedon" by Jane Livingston; "The Light Writer" by Adam Gopnik; with Exhibition Checklist and Chronolog... View more info

Portraits

By: Avedon, Richard; Harold Rosenberg, essay

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Noonday Press/Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1976

Edition: First

Seller ID: 0001897

ISBN: 0374514127

Condition: Near fine


Unpaginated. 4to in white paper wraps. Some brown stains (coffee?) to back of book cover, some rubbing to corners, book is clean inside, spine is in excellent condition, and the black and white portrait photos pop off the page. Harold Rosenberg has written an essay on Portraits: A Meditation on Likeness. View more info

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Newt: Inside the Revolution

By: Bentley, P. F., photos; Introduction by William F. Buckey Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Nashville, Rutledge Hill Press: 1995

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0001166

ISBN: 1558533869

Condition: Fine


128pp. 4to. Signed by both Bentley and by Gingrich on the half title page. Book is tight and straight and has its original price intact. Dustjacket has mild shelfwear and a repaired 3/4" tear near the spine. Photos were taken during Gingrich's run for the presidency in 1995. Dust jacket is protected with a Brodart archival cover. View more info

Existing-Light Photography Written for Kodak by Hubert C. Birnbaum and the editors of Eastman Kodak Company

By: Birnbaum, Hubert C

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rochester, Eastman Kodak Co.: 1984

Seller ID: 0001595

ISBN: 0879853026

Condition: As new


96pp. Large trade paperback (8.5 " x 11"). Main section heads are Introduction; Existing-Light Photography; Camera-Handling Techniques; Determining Exposure; Kodak Films fo Existing Light Photography; Existing-Light Pictures at Home; Existing-Light Photography in Public Places; Recommended Reading; Index. With many color and black and white photographs. Book is part of the Kodak Workshop Series. It is Kodak Publication KW-17. Book appears brand new. View more info

Viet Nam A Photographic Essay of the Undeclared War In Southeast Asia

By: Bronson, Marty, Editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gallery Association of New York State: n.d.

Edition: Edition not stated

Seller ID: 000658

Condition: Near Fine


(21) pp. 9" high x 12" wide. Exhibition booklet to accompany the exhibit of the same name at The Brooklyn Museum, June 7 thru August 6, 1972. Showcases the color and black and white photos of Larry Burrows, Charles Eggleston, Sean Flynn, Henri Huet, Hiromichi Mine, Kent Potter, Kyiochi Sawada, and Dana Stone who at the time were either Killed or Missing in Action. Slight browning and soiling to rear area (white) and a little crinkling near the stapled spine area ... View more info

Compassionate Photographer

By: Burrows, Larry

Price: $130.00

Publisher: New York, Time/Life: 1972

Edition: First

Seller ID: 0001886

Condition: Fine


160pp (unpaginated). Cloth over boards. Photos from Vietnam and other locations in black and white and in color by the late LIFE photographer. Book looks absolutely pristine, no soil, no marks. Pages are clean, tight and unmarked. Slipcase has a color photo from the book tipped on; slipcase also shows extremely slight soil and shelfwear. This is the issue with the publisher on the spine. There is a 4.5" bright red sticker over the lower right corner of the tipped on ... View more info

Polaroid Manipulations A Complete Visual Guide to Creating SX-70, Transfer, and Digital Prints

By: Carr, Kathleen Thormod

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Amphoto Books: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: 0001888

ISBN: 0817455558

Condition: Fine


208pp. Small 4to. Illustrated French wraps, small crinkle to upper right corner, otherwise Fine. Book is unmarked, clean, fresh, and tight. Very little shelwear. Part I is on SX-70 manipulation; Part II on Polaroid Transfers: Further Explorations; Part III on Digital Applications; Part IV is on Gallery; Appendix could be the best of this book because it gives a rundown on SX-70 and 600 Series Cameras and accessories; Resources; Bibliography; Index. Instant film is still ... View more info

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Henri Cartier-Bresson Scrapbook

By: Cartier-Bresson, Henri

Price: $180.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: 0001300

ISBN: 050054333X

Condition: Near fine


262pp with over 350 illustrations. An excellent representation of the photo work by the late great Cartier-Bresson. Foreword by Martine Franck (late president of the Fondation HCB), Scrapbook Stories introduction by Agnes Sire (head of the Fondation HCB), Unpredictable Glances essay by Michel Frizot (a French historian of photography). A press release announcing publication by Thames & Hudson Inc. is laid in. Book is in Fine condition except for one bump to upper front c... View more info

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Living Water

By: Cavagnaro, David; Braun, Ernest

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Palo Alto, American West Pub Co: 1971

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000503

ISBN: 0910118205

Condition: Near Fine


184 pp. Former owner's bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, moderate wear to dust jacket with abrasions and a two inch crinkled area on front of jacket. Small tear at spine tail and head. No writing or other marks. Original price intact. Great collection of color photos by the Life photo contest winning duo (1970). Jacket is Brodart protected. View more info

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Nude Workshop

By: Clergue, Lucien

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1982

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000506

ISBN: 0670518247

Condition: Fine


108 pp. Square quarto. With text and wonderful black and white nude images by author. One inch of front of dust jacket and spine are sunned, crease mark to rear inside flap, otherwise minor shelf wear. Book is tight and unread. No writing or markings in or on book. Jacket is Brodart protected. View more info

Image for Light Readings : A Photography Critic's Writings, 1968-1978

Light Readings : A Photography Critic's Writings, 1968-1978

By: Coleman, A. D

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1979

Edition: First

Seller ID: 000633

ISBN: 0195025164

Condition: Fine


283 pp. 8vo. Black cloth. Thirty-two plates of black and white photos. Original price intact, no remainder mark, small repaired tear to upper left corner of rear of dust jacket, moderate shelf wear. Dust jacket is protected with a Brodart archival cover. View more info

Key West in Black and White

By: Corcoran, Tom; introduction by Randy Wayne White

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Marathon, FL, The Ketch & Yawl Press: 2007

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0002332

ISBN: 0978894952

Condition: Fine


190pp. Photographic cover, 9.50" x 8.25". Signed to the title page by Corcoran and White. Book is straight, tight, bright, and a lot of fun to look at. Full of black and white photos mostly from the 70s and 80s. Sticker on cover proclaiming Autographed copy, and there is some wrinkling to upper left corner of rear cover and some of the text pages beyond. By the author of the Alex Rutledge Series novels. View more info