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Image for Filles Bicharines Photographic Print [Photography, Sudan, Egypt, Bishari]]

Filles Bicharines Photographic Print [Photography, Sudan, Egypt, Bishari]]

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 3162

Condition: Very Good


No place, publisher or date. Single-sided print, 11 by 17.7 cm image on a 21 by 27 cm sheet. Light corner and edge wear and a couple of tiny spots on the right edge of the sheet. No publication information, just a striking color lithograph with a caption in the lower margin, “Filles Bicharines / Bicharin Girls.” The Bishari are an ethnic group inhabiting northeast Africa, especially Sudan and Egypt.1 This was most likely part of a set designed for the tourist trade or to accompany a book on Egypt or Sudan. View more info

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Richard Avedon: Fashion - Fotofolio Postcard Set

By: Avedon, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Fotofolio:

Seller ID: 1416

Condition: Very Good


Avedon, Richard. Richard Avedon: Fashion. New York: Fotofolio, nd (circa early-1980s). A complete set of twelve Fotofolio postcards with cover sheet, mylar sleeve and clip binding, 10.8 by 15.7 cm. Cards are fine with light scuffing on the mylar sleeve. A dozen of Avedon’s fashion photographs, including images of Dovima, Elise Daniels, Dorian Leigh, Lauren Hutton, Sophia Loren, Elizabeth Avedon, etc. (eph) View more info

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George Rodger: Photographic Voyager

By: Barry Singer Gallery

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Petaluma, CA, Barry Singer Gallery: 1999

Seller ID: 3091

Condition: Good


Wraps, 22.8 by 30.5 cm, 91 pp., heavily illus. Light wear and scuffing to the wraps. A wonderful exhibition catalog featuring Rodger’s photos from The Blitz, Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp, Uganda, Chad, Southern Sudan, the village of the Nubas, Kenya, etc. Also includes the essays “George Rodger: Photographic Voyager and the beginning of Magnum” by Barry Singer and “George Rodger: Witness to Mystery” by Carrol Naggar. View more info

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African Ceremonies: The Concise Edition [New with CD]

By: Beckwith, Carol; Angela Fisher

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Abrams: 2002

Edition: second printing

Seller ID: 3071

Condition: New


Hardcover with dust jacket, illustrated paper over white cloth spine with orange spine titles, 26 by 35.5 cm, 400 pp., illus., audio CD in envelope mounted on rear pastedown. New, still in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. An absolutely stunning collection of full-color, full-page images focusing on ceremonies throughout Africa including sections on birth and initiation, courtship and marriage, royalty and power, seasonal rites, beliefs and worship, and spirits and ancestors. Originally issued as a two-volume set, “Abrams is proud to publish a newly designed one-volume edition of this definit... View more info

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Passages: Photographs in Africa

By: Beckwith, Carol; Angela Fisher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Authors

Seller ID: 3079

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 25.8 by 35.2 cm, 112 pp. illus. Inscribed and signed by Fisher and Beckwith on the title page. Very good with light corner wear and a few minor creases. There is a 10 by 2.5 cm label on the front cover that reads “By the best-selling authors of AFRICAN CEREMONIES.” Drawn from the photographs of the landmark two-volume edition of African Ceremonies (Abrams, 1999), this book was created to accompany the traveling exhibition “African Ceremonies: PASSAGES.” From the publisher: “This powerful exhibit of African tribal ceremonies reflects 30 years of commitment to preserving th... View more info

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The Power of Pictures: Images from the Collections of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

By: Beinecke Library Curatorial Staff

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University: 2013

Seller ID: 2220

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 16 by 22.2 cm, 50 pp. plus colophon, illus. Very good with faint cover wear. A exhibition guide, "Power of Pictures displays the depth and breadth of images in Beinecke’s collections, from woodcuts to photographs, diagrams to cartoons. It shows how pictures, as much as texts, can illuminate what we know about writers, readers, artists, and ourselves." One of the Beinecke's 50th Anniversary exhibitions. First Edition. View more info

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Living Africa

By: Bloom, Steve

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson Inc.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3100

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, burgundy cloth with silver spine titles and blindstamped Thames & Hudson logo on cover, 26.5 by 35.2 cm, 335 [1] pp., illus. in color. Near fine in near fine jacket. An amazing collection of vivid full-page photographs. From the publisher: “A remarkable, intimate, one-of-a-kind visual document of the people, places, and wildlife of Africa today […] Steve Bloom expresses, as no photographer has ever done, the essence and the diversity of this gigantic continent. From the tallest sand dunes in the world in the Namibian desert to the lush green wetlands of Botsw... View more info

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Living Africa

By: Bloom, Steve

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson Inc.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3101

Condition: New


Hardcover with dust jacket, burgundy cloth with silver spine titles and blindstamped Thames & Hudson logo on cover, 26.5 by 35.2 cm, 335 [1] pp., illus. in color. New, still in the publisher’s shrinkwrap, and some faint bumping at the corners. An amazing collection of vivid full-page photographs. From the publisher: “A remarkable, intimate, one-of-a-kind visual document of the people, places, and wildlife of Africa today […] Steve Bloom expresses, as no photographer has ever done, the essence and the diversity of this gigantic continent. From the tallest sand dunes in the world in the... View more info

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Living Africa

By: Bloom, Steve

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson Inc.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3102

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, burgundy cloth with silver spine titles and blindstamped Thames & Hudson logo on cover, 26.5 by 35.2 cm, 335 [1] pp., illus. in color. Hardcover is very good with only faint signs of shelf wear; the jacket is very good with minor edge wear and a few small tears. An amazing collection of vivid full-page photographs. From the publisher: “A remarkable, intimate, one-of-a-kind visual document of the people, places, and wildlife of Africa today […] Steve Bloom expresses, as no photographer has ever done, the essence and the diversity of this gigantic continent. Fr... View more info

Image for Shocking! The Art and Fashion of Elsa Schiaparelli

Shocking! The Art and Fashion of Elsa Schiaparelli

By: Blum, Dilys E.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Department of Publishing, Philadelphia Museum of Art: 2003

Seller ID: 2883

ISBN: 0876331711

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover with dust jacket, pink cloth with white spine titles, 27.5 by 34 cm, 320 pp., heavily illus. The hardcover is very good with only minor signs of shelf wear; the jacket is good with small edge tears and creases, as well as faint scratches and dings on the rear panel. Based on the exhibition that was held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Musée de la Mode et du Textile in 2004, this well-illustrated volume explores the work of the Italian fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli. From the publisher: “Elsa Schiaparelli (1890-1973) was the premier style arbiter of the 1930s - a f... View more info

Image for Photomaton: A Contemporary Survey of Photobooth Art

Photomaton: A Contemporary Survey of Photobooth Art

By: Boyle, Bern; Linda Duchin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rochester, NY, Pyramid Arts Center: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2941

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound wraps, 17.5 by 21.2 cm, 35 pp., plus a one-page bibliography, illus. Very good with light toning to the wraps. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of photobooth artists, this guide features a brief history of photobooths and their use as an artistic medium. Includes biographies and work by Jef Aerosol, Jared Bark, George Berticevich, Bern Boyle, Claire Connors, Herman Costa, Margaret Fox, Dorothy Handelman, Susan Hiller, Stephan Koplowitz, Liz Rideal, Carol Taback, and Sandy Wasserman. Thirty black and white images. View more info

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Polaroids [Nudes]

By: Bruno, Brian

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [Philadelphia], Brunoroids: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2923

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover with illustrated boards, 16 by 22.3 cm, [76] pp. A very good copy with light bumping at the head of the spine and a few tiny dents on the cover - appears unread. Signed by Bruno on the leaf preceding the half-title. A collection of Polaroid images of 67 nudes taken with Polaroid Chocolate film. “[Chocolate] was only produced for a short period of time,” Bruno relates in the introduction, “before being discontinued in 2008 along with the winding down of Polaroid’s production of all instant film […] The subject matter of this book is the nude body in natural surroundings. ... View more info

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Liz Rideal: Photobooth Collages

By: Chandler, David

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Circle Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2942

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound card wraps in a blue card sleeve with an image of one of her works mounted on the cover, 21.4 by 21.4 cm, 31 pp. plus colophon, illus. with 6 color images and 9 black and white images. The book is very good with some light rubbing from the sleeve; the sleeve is very good with some minor scuff marks. A scarce, early exhibition guide for the British artist, author, photographer, and art historian Liz Rideal, published to coincide with a 1990 show at The Photographers’ Gallery in London. “Since 1985 the photobooth has been the cumbersome tool of Liz Rideal‘s art. Even at a ... View more info

Image for Derrière le Rideau: L'esthétique Photomaton [Behind the Curtain: The Aesthetic Photobooth]

Derrière le Rideau: L'esthétique Photomaton [Behind the Curtain: The Aesthetic Photobooth]

By: Chéroux, Clément; Sam Stourdzé; Anne Lacoste

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Lausanne, Switzerland, Musée de l’Élysée with Éditions Photosynthèses (Arles, France): 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2958

ISBN: 2363980026

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with printed mylar jacket, orange cloth with blind-stamped spine and cover titles, 21 by 26.5 cm, 311 pp. plus colophon, illus. Text is in French. The hardcover is near fine but for a rose-colored smudge (lipstick?) on the fore edge of the textblock; the mylar jacket is very good with light rubbing, edge wear, and minor creases. Published to accompany a 2012 exhibit of the same name, this beautiful, heavily-illustrated volume presents the photobooth as a utilitarian device and an artist’s tool. From the publisher: “Le photomaton fascine. Glissé dans notre portefeuille, dans ... View more info

Image for Plastic Cameras: Lo-Fi Photography in the Digital Age

Plastic Cameras: Lo-Fi Photography in the Digital Age

By: Chris Gatcum

Price: $11.00

Publisher: East Sussex, Ammonite Press: 2012

Seller ID: 2612

ISBN: 1907708405

Condition: New


Glossy wraps, 18 by 18 cm, 189 pp., heavily illustrated in color. New. "A practical guide to shooting with a plastic camera, with loads of tips and tricks. Decidedly low-tech and highly idiosyncratic plastic cameras enable shooters to create images that, while not technically perfect, display a quirky sense of fun, spontaneity, and creative artiness. They tend to produce images where colors are typically richly over-saturated, exposure frequently off-kilter, and focus dreamily soft. Plastic cameras lack light meters, autofocus, auto film advance, adjustable shutters, and digital sensors, no... View more info

Image for Far from Main Street: Three Photographers in Depression-Era New Mexico, Russell Lee, John Collier, Jr., Jack Delano

Far from Main Street: Three Photographers in Depression-Era New Mexico, Russell Lee, John Collier, Jr., Jack Delano

By: Colson, J.B.; Malcolm Collier; Jay Rabinowitz; Steve Yates

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, Museum of New Mexico Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2964

ISBN: 0890132593

Condition: Very Good


Glossy wraps, 23.1 by 30.4 cm, 86 pp., illus. Very good with light wear at the corners. A collection of images from three WPA, FSA, and OWI photographers. View more info

Image for Palm Springs 1960 [Robert Doisneau]

Palm Springs 1960 [Robert Doisneau]

By: Doisneau, Robert; Jean-Paul Dubois, intro.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Flammarion: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2955

Condition: Near Fine


First English-language edition (published simultaneously in French). Hardcover with illustrated boards, 20.5 by 20.8 cm, 155 pp. plus colophon, fully illus. in color. Near fine, unread copy. From the publisher: “A previously unpublished collection of Robert Doisneau’s color photography provides a unique opportunity to revisit the early years of one of America’s legendary holiday destinations. In 1960, Robert Doisneau was invited by Fortune magazine to cover Palm Springs, the hottest travel destination of the day. Renowned as a playground for the rich and famous, as well as for a sil... View more info

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Photography Inspirations: The World Is the Human's Project

By: Feyyaz

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cologne, daab: 2006

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 90

ISBN: 3937718826

Condition: New


Cologne: daab, 2006. First edition. New. Cologne: daab, 2006. First edition. New. Brand new, still sealed on the publisher's shrinkwrap (though the wrap is loose with a few tears). Has the original book box with handle that has never been opened. "As part of the "Inspiration Books" series, this work examines contemporary photography. The result, a 700-page thick photographic volume subtitled "The World is the Human's Project", was produced in cooperation with the visual solution provider Corbis. It is a compact collection of artistic imagery that pays special attenti... View more info

Skin Tight: The Sensibility of the Flesh

By: Fitzpatrick, Robert, director; Sylvia Chivaratanond, Frédéric Bonnet, Caroline Evans, Gerdi Esch, Gillion Carrara, Li Edelkoort, Walter Van Beirendonck, Boudicca, Hussein Chalayan, Li Edelkoort, Maison Martin Margiela, Raf Simmon

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art: 2004

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 729

Condition: Fine


Wraps, 8 by 9 3/4-inches, not paginated (60 pp.), with the title printed in gold on a large white rubber band that is wrapped around the first half of the book near the spine, and housed in the original fitted zip-lock bag. Fine. Scarce in this complete condition. Includes short essays by Fitzpatrick, Sylvia Chivaratanond, Frédéric Bonnet, Caroline Evans, Gerdi Esch, Gillion Carrara, and Li Edelkoort. The designers include Walter Van Beirendonck, Boudicca, Hussein Chalayan, Li Edelkoort, Maison Martin Margiela, Raf Simmons, Under Cover, A.F. Vandevorst, Viktor & Rolf, and Bernhard Wi... View more info

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Luxury of Space: Photographs by Oberto Gili

By: Gili, Oberto

Price: $30.00

Publisher: np, Assouline: [2003]

Seller ID: 2917

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, grey paper over boards with white spine and cover titles, [208] pp., after a brief introduction, this volume is made entirely of full-page color and black and white photographs. Very good in very good jacket. From the publisher: “Fleeting human moments memorialized by Oberto Gili's camera translate formally into beautifully balanced classical images. His camera, like his personality, is whimsical questioning, non-judgmental and tenderly objective. Gili's images of interiors capture fundamental moments of human existence, quiet moments and basic needs, whether it... View more info