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Colonial Williamsburg: Its Buildings and Gardens / A Study of Virginia's Restored Capital

By Matter, Herbert; Thomas L. Williams; Lawrence Kocher; Howard Dearstyne

Colonial Williamsburg, 1949. Hardcover. Very Good clothbound hardcover with a bump to the tips and a sticker-removal abrasion with residue to the ffep in a Good dust jacket with wear/chips to the extremities and edges and a sunned spine. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Herbert Matter and Thomas L. Williams; text by Lawrence Kocher and Howard Dearstyne. 104 pages; profusely illustrated with b&w photos adn color illustrations + maps and blueprints; 9 x 10.5 inches. Index, biographical information at rear. LAID-IN is a sheet listing the pages where Matter's photographs appear as well as 4 illustrated gallery exhibition announcement cards for show of Matter's work.

$15.95

Unterwelten: Orte Im Verborgenen/Sites of Concealment
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Unterwelten: Orte Im Verborgenen/Sites of Concealment

By Seidel, Peter; Manfred Sack; Klaus Klemp

Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, 1993. Paperback. First paperback edition. Near Fine with wear to one tip. A sticker to the inside cover identifies the book as belonging to the Exhibition Department of the International Center for Photography, NYC; another small sticker to the ffep forbids its removal; "withdrawn" stamp to the ffep; otherwise no interior marks. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Large format photography of underground, hidden architectural spaces in Germany: police cellars, bunkers, prisons, brothels, storage facilities, etc., most of 20th-century construction. Published in conjunction with a traveling exhibition. Photographs by Peter Seidel; essays by Manfred Sack and Klaus Klemp. 143 pages; 83 full-page and full-spread color plates + 10 b&w text illustrations; 11 x 12 inches. Text in English and German.

$64.95

A. Aubrey Bodine: The Face of Maryland
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A. Aubrey Bodine: The Face of Maryland

By Bodine, A. Aubrey

Bodine and Associates/Viking, 1961. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition. Very Good+ clothbound hardcover with slight darkening to the spine, a thin scratch to the front, name to ffep, an inscription to the last blank page, and light wear at the extremities; lacking dj. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A visual survey of the state of Maryland from Cumberland to Annapolis, Harper's Ferry to Baltimore, the Chesapeake Bay to the Appalachians, featuring exquisite printing of landscapes, portraits. Photographs by A. Aubrey Bodine. SIGNED BY BODINE on the page facing the half title; no inscription. 144 pages; duo-toned b&w photos throughout; 9.25 x 12.25 inches. LAID-IN is a magazine article about the photographer. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$34.95

Catherine Opie: Skyways & Icehouses
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Catherine Opie: Skyways & Icehouses

By Opie, Catherine; Douglas Fogle

Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2002. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Very Good paperback with French flaps with a touch of rubbing to the fore edges, a hint of tanning to the covers, and a four-inch abrasion to the first page where a strip of tape was removed and a two-inch strip of tape remaining in the publisher's printed belly-band or half-dust jacket, as issued, with a small closed tear at one fold and a tiny tear to the back. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The catalogue for an exhibition of work by Catherine Opie held at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, April 28 - July 21, 2002. Includes b&w panoramic images of the Twin Cities skyway systems and color work documenting hand-built ice fishing houses. Photographs by Catherine Opie; introduction by Douglas Fogle; contributions by various writers on the subjects of the Twin Cities skyways and ice fishing in Minnesota. 55 pages with 2 gatefolds; 8 duo-toned b&w and 9 color reproductions; 9.5 x 12 inches. Biography, exhibition checklist.

$84.95

A Handful of Dust: Photographs of Disappearing America
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A Handful of Dust: Photographs of Disappearing America

By Plowden, David

New York: W.W. Norton, 2006. Hardcover. First edition. NEW clothbound hardcover in dust jacket, in the publisher's shrink wrap. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A survey of the photographic work of David Plowden, concentrating on the decaying commercial and industrial centers, abandoned houses and deserted Main Streets to the crumbling facades of small towns and farms; an America, once proud and honored, now discarded. A master photographer. 128 pages; 77 duo-toned b&w plates; 11 x 9.75 inches.

$39.95

Richard Misrach: Destroy This Memory
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Richard Misrach: Destroy This Memory

By Misrach, Richard

New York: Aperture, 2010. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. NEW hardcover in the publisher's shrink wrap; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A collection of documentary images of the graffiti and messages left on homes, cars and trees in New Orleans by residents and rescue workers in the wake of the destruction left behind by Hurricane Katrina. Appeared on a number of critic's "Best Photography Books of 2010" lists. Photographs by Richard Misrach. Unpaginated [140 pages]; 70 color plates; 11.75 x 15.25 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$39.95

Sites & Structures: The Architectural Photographs of Edward S. Curtis
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Sites & Structures: The Architectural Photographs of Edward S. Curtis

By Curtis, Edward S.; Dan Solomon; Mary Solomon; Rod Slemmons

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2000. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. NEW hardcover with clothbound spine, a mounted plate to the front and crisp light-yellow title to front and spine, in the publisher's shrink wrap; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The first book of Curtis' photographs of the dwellings and structures of American Indians, including tipis, hogans, huts, cliff houses, adobes, tombs, religious buildings, granaries, totem poles, and much else, taken from the Dan and Mary Solomon collection. Beautifully printed, faithfully reproducing the original prints and gravures. Photographs by Edward S. Curtis; edited by Dan Solomon and Mary Solomon; essay by Rod Slemmons. 144 pages; 95 duo-toned b&w plates + 8 text illustrations; 11.75 x 9.75 inches.

$24.95

Bernd and Hilla Becher: Industrial Facades
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Bernd and Hilla Becher: Industrial Facades

By Becher, Bernd; Hilla Becher; Klaus Bussmann

Cambridge, MA & London: MIT Press, 1995. Hardcover. First American edition, first printing. Fine clothbound hardcover with a touch of crimping to the spine ends and a tap to one tip in a Near Fine dust jacket with a hint of shelf wear, a couple of small indents, and two small light stress creases at the spine. A very nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A monograph of the Becher's images of the frontal architecture of factory buildings: from austere brick buildings of the early industrial age and the arched windows and turrets decorating historicist facades, to the concrete and glass functionalist constructions of the 1950s and 1960s, to today's rectangular, windowless halls. Photographs by Bernd and Hilla Becher; introduction by Klaus Bussmann. From an edition limited to 3000 copies. 7 pages + 264 full-page duo-toned b&w plates; 10.5 x 11.75 inches. Text in English. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$300.00

Bernd und Hilla Becher: Fachwerkhauser
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Bernd und Hilla Becher: Fachwerkhauser

By Becher, Bernd; Hilla Becher; Martina Dobbe

Siegen: Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, 2001. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Very Good paperback original with French flaps with light soiling to the covers. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Exhibition catalogue. Photographs by Bernd & Hilla Becher; text by Martina Dobbe. 72 pages; 28 b&w photographs; 8.25 x 8.25 inches. Biography, bibliography. Text in German.

$74.95

Industriebauten 1830-1930: Eine Fotografische Dokumentation von Bernd und Hilla Becher
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Industriebauten 1830-1930: Eine Fotografische Dokumentation von Bernd und Hilla Becher

By Becher, Bernd; Hilla Becher; Wend Fischer

Munich: Die Neue Sammlung, 1967. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Good+ paperback with light to moderate shelf wear to the covers and light rubbing at the extremities; interior clean and bright. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The catalogue for an exhibition of work by Bernd and Hilla Becher, held at Die Neue Sammlung (State Museum of Applied Art), Munich, March 6 - April 16, 1967. This was the first public institution exhibition of the photographers' typological studies of industrial architecture. Previously, they had had a show at the Dusseldorf Academy of Fine Arts and only three gallery appearances. This is also the first catalogue of their work to be published and only the third time their work had appeared in print. Includes grids of lime kilns, gas tanks, water towers, conveyor scaffolds, processing plants, coal mineheads, cooling towers, blast furnaces, framework houses, and warehouses. Photographs by Bernd and Hilla Becher; essay by Wend Fischer. Card wraps over side-staples; unpaginated [34 pages]; 5 full-page + 97 smaller b&w illustrations; 8.5 x 7.75 inches. Text in German. Reference: Antoine de Beaupre, Bernhard und Hilla Becher: Ephemera et Catalogues, Librarie 2-13, entry No. 3.

$250.00

Bernd and Hilla Becher: La Jolla, February 23 - March 31, 1974
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Bernd and Hilla Becher: La Jolla, February 23 - March 31, 1974

By Becher, Bernd; Hilla Becher; Germano Celant; Sebastian Adler

San Diego: La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, 1974. Paperback. First edition. Near Fine paperback with a touch of rubbing to the covers. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The catalogue for an exhibition of work by the Bechers, held at the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA, February 23 - March 31, 1974. The exhibition was the first American museum retrospective of the artists' typological studies of industrial architecture and the first catalogue of their work to be published in the U.S. Photographs by Bernd and Hilla Becher; essay by Germano Celant; preface by Sebastian Adler. Staple-bound, light card wraps; unpaginated [40 pages]; 15 b&w plates; 8 x 9.5 inches. Exhibition checklist for 27 works; biography, exhibition history, bibliography. Reference: Antoine de Beaupre, Bernhard und Hilla Becher: Ephemera et Catalogues, Librarie 2-13, entry No. 20; de Beaupre & Blaser, Bernd und Hilla Becher: Printed Matter 1964/2013, entry No. 31.

$89.95

Josef Sudek: Praha Prague
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Josef Sudek: Praha Prague

By Sudek, Josef; Arnost Klima; Vitezslav Nezval

Prague: Svoboda, 1948. Hardcover. First edition. Hardcover: spine and boards separated and detached from the text block; interior clean and bright; in a good dust jacket with rubbing to the folds and spine and soiling to the back panel; an excellent copy for re-binding. Note that the white line along the spine in our photo is the reflection of the flash. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Images of Prague including cityscapes, landscapes, street scenes, buildings, and architectural studies by the Czech master photographer Josef Sudek (1896-1976.) Photographs by Josef Sudek; essay on the history of Prague by Arnost Klima; poems by numerous authors; edited by Vitezslav Nezval. 108 pages of text + 128 full page b&w gravure-printed plates [236 pages]; 7.5 x 10.5 inches. List of poems, captions list. Texts in Czech with English, Russian, and French summaries of the essay and captions.

$100.00

The World Trade Center Remembered
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The World Trade Center Remembered

By Bullaty, Sonja; Angelo Lomeo; Paul Goldberger

New York: Abbeville Press, 2001. Paperback. Fine oversized paperback with French flaps with a touch of shelf wear. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. For more than two decades Bullaty and Lomeo photographed the WTC towers. The pictures featured here portray the buildings from all directions, starting with views from the east at dawn, and ending with evening views from the west. There are panoramas from Brooklyn, Lower Manhattan, New Jersey, and uptown, taken in all seasons, as well as a section showing the grand Plaza. Together, they create an unforgettable portrait of the Twin Towers. Photographs by Sonja Bullaty and Angelo Lomeo; text by Paul Goldberger. First edition, second printing. 108 pages; 72 color photographic plates; 10.5 x 13 inches.

$16.95

Monuments of the Incas
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Monuments of the Incas

By Ranney, Edward; John Hemming

Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1990. Paperback. First paperback edition, first printing. Fine/As New paperback. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The most comprehensive photographic and narrative study of the major sites of the Inca empire, including Machu Picchu, the Inca town and sun temple of Ollantaytambo, the temple-fortress of Sacsahuaman, and the steeply terraced ruins of Pisac. A classic book. Photographs by Edward Ranney; text by John Hemming. 228 pages; 157 duo-toned b&w photographs + 22 site plans and maps; 10.75 x 9.5 inches. Notes, bibliography, glossary, index.

$39.95

Travels in New England: Based on Timothy Dwight's Travels in New-England and New-York, Volumes 1 & 2
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Travels in New England: Based on Timothy Dwight's Travels in New-England and New-York, Volumes 1 & 2

By Knowles, Katharine; Thea Wheelwright

Barre, MA: Barre Publishing, 1977. Hardcover. First edition. Near Fine quarter-cloth hardcover with light rubbing/fading along the bottom edge of the cloth in a Very Good dust jacket with tanning to the spine, light rubbing to the tips, light chipping to the spine ends, and a five-inch closed tear to the front. A nice copy overall. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Between 1792 and 1815, Timothy Dwight, president of Yale University, traveled all over New England, trying to see the landscape as it was 100 years before him. 175 years later, Knowles and Wheelwright retraced his steps, recording not the only the changes but also the continuity between then and now. Volume 1 was first published in 1972 and covered Dwight's first four journeys (1792-1802.) This edition added the retracing of his second series of trips (1803-1815.) Photographs by Katharine Knowles; text by Thea Wheelwright. 317 pages; b&w illustrations throughout; 8.75 x 11.25 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$19.95

A Glossary of Photographic Terms for Architects, Builders, and Designers: Kodak Publication No. K-14
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A Glossary of Photographic Terms for Architects, Builders, and Designers: Kodak Publication No. K-14

By Eastman Kodak

Rochester: Eastman Kodak, 1978. Pamphlet. Revised edition. Very Good pamphlet/booklet with a touch of soiling and a crease to one corner of the back page. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. A Glossary of Photographic Terms for Architects, Builders, and Designers: Kodak Publication No. K-14. Staple-bound self-wrappers with binder holes as issued; 19 pages; 8.5 x 11 inches.

$14.95

The Greek World
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The Greek World

By Porter, Eliot; Peter Levi

New York: Arch Cape Press, 1988. Hardcover. First thus, first printing. Fine black faux-leather-bound hardcover with tanning to the text pages in a Near Fine dust jacket with light traces of shelf wear. A nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A visual survey of the twenty-six major architectural sites representing 3,000 years of ancient Greek culture, with text that provides a history of Greek civilization and its achievements in philosophy, medicine, sports, theater, sculpture, economics, science, and law. Photographs by Eliot Porter; text by Peter Levi. 144 pages; 86 full-page color plates + 1 b&w map; 11.75 x 12.25 inches. Chronology. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$19.95

Martin Hurlimann: Spain
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Martin Hurlimann: Spain

By Hurlimann, Martin

London: Thames and Hudson, 1962. Hardcover. 1962 UK edition. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with light rubbing to the extremities in a Very Good+ dust jacket with one short tear, a small chip, and bubbling to the laminate along the spine fold. Overall, a nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A tour of Spain by the master travel photographer with people, street scenes, architectural studies, famous landmarks, and cityscapes. Photographs and text by Martin Hurlimann. 224 pages; 6 color and 229 b&w gravure-printed plates; 8.75 x 12.25 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$29.95

Vienna
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Vienna

By Hurlimann, Martin

New York: Viking, 1970. Hardcover. First American edition, first printing. Fine cloth-bound hardcover in a Near Fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to the extremities. A very nice copy. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A tour of Vienna by the master travel photographer with street scenes, architectural studies, famous landmarks, and city-scapes. Photographs and text by Martin Hurlimann. 252 pages; 12 full-page gravure-printed color plates + 154 gravure-printed b&w plates + 31 text illustrations; 8.5 x 10 inches. Chronology, index.

$39.95

The New Yorker Magazine, May 20, 2002: Joel Meyerowitz at Ground Zero
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The New Yorker Magazine, May 20, 2002: Joel Meyerowitz at Ground Zero

By Meyerowitz, Joel; Paul Goldberger; Shaquille O'Neal; Bruce McCall

New York: Conde Nast, 2002. Magazine. First edition. Near Fine magazine with a touch of rubbing along the spine, a mailing label to the front, and a four by two-inch label to the back cover; interior clean and bright with no signs of handling. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The May 20, 2002, issue of The New Yorker with: a color portfolio of photographs by Joel Meyerowitz taken of the clean-up process of the wreckage of the World Trade Center Twin Towers; an article by Paul Goldberger on what to do with the site; Shaquille O'Neal; a page of Bruce McCall humor; and much more. Staple-bound; 116 pages; color and b&w illustrations throughout; 7.75 x 10.5 inches.

$14.95

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