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Colonial Williamsburg: Its Buildings and Gardens / A Study of Virginia's Restored Capital
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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Department of the International Center for Photography, NYC; another small sticker to the ffep forbids its removal; "withdrawn" stamp to the ffep; otherwise no interior marks.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

The New Industrial Parks Near Irvine, California
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The New Industrial Parks Near Irvine, California

By Baltz, Lewis; Adam Weinberg

Santa Monica & Gottingen: RAM & Steidl, 2001. Hardcover. SIGNED. Second edition, first printing. Fine/As New clothbound hardcover in a Fine/As New dust jacket in the publisher's Fine card slipcase with a label mounted to the front, as issued. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Lewis Baltz was one of the original visionaries of the New Topographics movement of photography. The Topographic movement unflinchingly detailed the landscape of construction sites and suburban sprawl, turning utilitarian, anti-artistic sites into works of strange, minimalist beauty. This, a faithful reprint of the 1974 classic, was his first book and one of the cornerstones of New Topographics literature. Photographs by Lewis Baltz; introduction by Adam Weinberg. SIGNED BY BALTZ on the title page; no inscription. Unpaginated [112 pages]; 51 duo-toned b&w plates; 11 x 12 inches. Ref., for the first ed.: Parr & Badger, Photobook, Vol. 2, p34-35; Roth, Book of 101 Books, p228-229; The Open Book, p298-299; Auer, 802 Photo Books, p536.

$300.00

Leaves: 199 Photographs by Andreas Feininger
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Leaves: 199 Photographs by Andreas Feininger

By Feininger, Andreas

New York: Dover, 1984. Paperback. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine paperback with a light bump at one tip; almost as new. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. This collection of photographs by the former Life magazine photographer is both a practical identification guide and a rich compendium of stunning prints--most never before published. Beginning with a chapter on identifying leaves of 50 northeastern deciduous trees, Andreas Feininger brings his practiced eye and technical skill to an illuminating study of leaves--their function in the life of the plant, variations in size and form, complex structure, infinite diversity, and aesthetic appeal. Photographs and text by Andreas Feininger. SIGNED BY FEININGER on the title page; no inscription. 129 pages; 199 b&w reproductions; 9 x 10.75 inches.

$64.95

The Best of Photojournalism 2002
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The Best of Photojournalism 2002

By Nachtwey, James; Carolyn Cole; Maria Mann; Clyde Mueller; Robert Pledge

National Press Photographers Association, 2002. Hardcover. First edition. NEW in publisher's shrink wrap; no dj, as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. This book show-cases the winners of the first National Press Photographers Association Best of Photojournalism contest. It's divided into magazine and newspaper photography and includes sports, portraiture, news, features and, being issued in 2002, a section on the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Includes a fourteen page portfolio by James Nachtwey, magazine photographer of the year and a twelve page portfolio of work by Carolyn Cole, newspaper photographer of the year. The work throughout is of exceptional quality. Introduction by Robert Pledge; foreword by Maria Mann and Clyde Mueller. 164 pages; color and b&w photos throughout; 8.5 x 11 inches.

$24.95

Railroad Men: A Book of Photographs and Collected Stories
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Railroad Men: A Book of Photographs and Collected Stories

By Kalisher, Simpson; Jonathan Williams

Image Gallery / Clarke & Way, 1961. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition. Near Fine clothbound hardcover with a tiny gouge and very light wear at the bottom of the boards in a Very Good+ price-clipped dust jacket with light wear at edges and light soiling to the rear cover, protected by a mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Simpson Kalisher took his camera and his tape recorder down to the railroad yards. He came back with a stunning series of photographs, 24 yarns about railroading told in the vernacular, and an experience of the reality of the life of railroad men which destroyed some illusions and gave him a measure of understanding. Photographs and interviews by Simpson Kalisher; introduction by Jonathan Williams. SIGNED BY KALISHER on the half title; no inscription. 84 pages; 44 duo-toned b&w plates; 9.5 x 9.5 inches.

$150.00

At Night
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At Night

By Pratt, Charles; Philip Ressner

New York: E.P. Dutton, 1967. Hardcover. First edition. Fine clothbound hardcover with discolored paste downs, as is usual with this book, in a Near Fine dust jacket with a small closed tear and hints of edge wear and soiling, protected by a clear mylar cover. The front flap appears to be clipped at the bottom but is not price-clipped. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "At Night evokes the special feeling of a city neighborhood when most children are sleeping, while the photos suggest the soft, visual magic of the nighttime world. The book invites the reader to see, smell, and hear the city between dusk and dawn. Lovely and exquisitely printed images." Written by Philip Ressner; photographs by Charles Pratt. 32 pages; 32 b&w photos; 8 x 10 inches.

$49.95

Soho, New York City: A Photo Portrait of Soho
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Soho, New York City: A Photo Portrait of Soho

By Edelson, Bob

New York: Soho Book Project, 1993. Paperback. First edition. Very Good+ paperback with light shelf wear. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Street scenes of SOHO, NYC, taken between 1988 and 1992, with an emphasis on the arts community. Includes a brief history of the neighborhood. Photographs by Bob Edelson. From a first printing limited to 3000 copies. 68 pages; 24 color and 6 b&w full-page plates; 9 x 7 inches.

$14.95

Geoffrey Biddle: Alphabet City
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Geoffrey Biddle: Alphabet City

By Biddle, Geoffrey; Miguel Algarin

University of California Press, 1992. Paperback. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine with a touch of wear at the extremities. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. In 1977 Geoffrey Biddle photographed the residents of Alphabet City on New York's Lower East Side for the first time. Ten years later, he returned to this same area and photographed many of the same people again, this time also interviewing them. This book is the result of those encounters--a searing portrait of inner-city life in what was once one of America's deadliest urban battlefronts. Photographs by Geoffrey Biddle; introduction by Miguel Algarin. SIGNED BY BIDDLE on the title page; no inscription. 122 pages; b&w illustrations throughout; 10 x 6.5 inches. LAID-IN is a 1992 exhibition announcement for a show of this work.

$125.00

Women China Life
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Women China Life

By Kang Keqing; Shen Yantai; Wang Guanmin; Cheng Jingjing; Li Jiangshu

Beijing: Women of China, 1987. Paperback. Very Good paperback with a square, tight binding, no creasing to the spine, a small indent to the front cover and a small handling crease to the back cover; light wear at the extremities. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A visual survey of the women of China, focusing primarily on rural ethnic groups, photographed in that hyper-real socialist-realism propaganda style. Introduction by Kang Keqing; photographs by Shen Yantai, Wang Guanmin, Cheng Jingjing, Li Jiangshu. 164 pages; color photos throughout; 8.25 x 11 inches.

$19.95

Larry Clark: Exhibition Catalogue, March 11 - June 5, 2005
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Larry Clark: Exhibition Catalogue, March 11 - June 5, 2005

By Clark, Larry; Brian Wallis; Katherine Dieckmann; Jim Lewis

New York: International Center of Photography, 2005. Paperback. First edition. Near Fine with a light crease/bump to one corner, otherwise as new. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The catalogue for an exhibition of Larry Clark's work, held at the International Center of Photography, NYC, March 11 - June 5, 2005. Essays by Brian Wallis, Katherine Dieckmann, and Jim Lewis. Staple-bound, self-wrappers; 28 pages; 6 b&w and 2 color full-page photos; 5.5 x 8.25 inches. Bibliography, filmography, checklist, events listing.

$54.95

Claudio Edinger: Carnaval
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Claudio Edinger: Carnaval

By Edinger, Claudio; Arnaldo Jabor; Roberto DaMatta; Jorge Amado

Stockport, UK & Sao Paulo: Dewi Lewis & Dorea Books and Art, 1996. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing, 1996. Fine clothbound hardcover with a light bump to one tip in a Fine dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The inspired craziness of Carnaval in Brazil. Edinger is a well-known and respected Brazilian street-photographer and photojournalist. Photographs by Claudio Edinger; texts by Arnaldo Jabor, Roberto DaMatta, and Jorge Amado. SIGNED BY EDINGER on the half title and inscribed in 1997. 128 pages; profusely illustrated with full-page duo-toned b&w plates; 9.5 x 12.5 inches. Includes captions at rear. Text in English. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$74.95

Fast Forward: Growing Up in the Shadow of Hollywood
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Fast Forward: Growing Up in the Shadow of Hollywood

By Greenfield, Lauren; Carrie Fisher; Richard Rodriguez

New York: Knopf/Melcher Media, 1997. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine hardcover with a hint of handling in a Near Fine dust jacket with light shelf wear. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Great photojournalistic work by the 1997 winner of the International Center of Photography Infinity Award for a Young Photographer. Lauren Greenfield was also picked as one of American Photo Magazine's 100 most influential people in photography. This is her first book: "A jolting and terrifying journey into the cult of appearances." Photographs by Lauren Greenfield; introduction by Carrie Fisher; afterword by Richard Rodriguez. SIGNED BY GREENFIELD on the ffep page; no inscription. 127 pages; 79 color plates; 11.5 x 10 inches.

$200.00

Larry Fink: Somewhere There's Music
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Larry Fink: Somewhere There's Music

By Fink, Larry; George E. Panichas

Bologna: Damiani, 2006. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. NEW hardcover in dust jacket in the publisher's shrink wrap. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Images of jazz musicians including Thelonious Monk, Coleman Hawkins, Lightning Hopkins, John Coltrane, Leroy Jenkins, Roswell Rudd, Kenny Dorham, Steve Lacy, Archie Shepp, Albert Ayler, Jimmy Ruffing, and many others. Photographs and introduction by Larry Fink; essay by George E. Panichas; quotations from various musicians. Unpaginated [160 pages]; 117 duo-toned b&w plates; 10 x 12 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$44.95

Harrell Fletcher: The American War
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Harrell Fletcher: The American War

By Fletcher, Harrell

Atlanta: J&L Books, 2007. Hardcover. First edition, 2006, first printing. NEW clothbound hardcover in the publisher's shrink wrap; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. In 2005 Harrell Fletcher visited The War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, a memorial museum for what is referred to in Vietnam as The American War. Over the course of several visits, the artist photographed all of the images and text descriptions from the main museum. This book presents about one hundred of those images. The photos have an oddly casual--and horrifying--quality but are still accurate representations of the material depicted at the museum. An artist's book. 96 pages; 5.25 x 7.75 inches.

$29.95

David Goldblatt: Some Afrikaners Revisited
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David Goldblatt: Some Afrikaners Revisited

By Goldblatt, David; Antjie Krog; Ivor Powell

Roggebaai, South Africa: Umuzi, 2007. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition. Fine/As New clothbound hardcover in a Fine/As New dust jacket in the publisher's original brown kraft paper. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. In 1975, David Goldblatt published Some Afrikaners Photographed, a photo essay of work made in the 1960s. The book caused an outcry among some Afrikaners who were aggrieved at what they considered ridicule with malignant intent. Goldblatt's concern, however, was an exploration of the relationship between individual South Africans and the society they live in. This new issue offers an additional twenty images from the '60s that were not included in the original book, different cropping to many of the photos, as well as Goldblatt's notes on how the books came into being. Photographs by David Goldblatt; essays by Antjie Krog and Ivor Powell. SIGNED BY GOLDBLATT on a limitations page and numbered #64 from an edition limited to 300 hardcover copies. 236 pages; 98 full-page b&w plates + 23 text illustrations and an author's photo; 10.5 x 11 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$450.00

Robert Adams: Turning Back, A Photographic Journal of Re-Exploration
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Robert Adams: Turning Back, A Photographic Journal of Re-Exploration

By Adams, Robert

San Francisco & New York: Fraenkel Gallery/Matthew Marks Gallery, 2005. 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. Published to coincide with the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Robert Adams begins at the Pacific Ocean and moves eastward through what was once one of the world's great rain forests. One group of photographs describes the forest's destruction, another section traces a search for hope. The catalogue for a traveling exhibition. Photographs and texts by Robert Adams. 234 pages; 164 duo-toned b&w plates; 9.75 x 12 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$54.95

Feininger's Chicago, 1941
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Feininger's Chicago, 1941

By Feininger, Andreas

New York: Dover, 1980. Paperback. SIGNED. Fine paperback with a touch of rubbing at the extremities; appears to be new and unread. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. One of his first assignments for Life, Feininger photographed Chicago over a 20-day period in 1941. The magazine never used the images--Feininger's personal view of the city. This book takes sixty of the best from that original shoot and adds five taken in 1948 to produce this unique document of an American city of a specific era. Images of the El trains, South Side slums, Lake Shore Drive, stockyards, State Street, the beaches and city panoramas made by one of Life's top photographers, make up this remarkable book. Photographs and introduction by Andreas Feininger. SIGNED BY FEININGER on the half-title; no inscription. 80 pages; 65 b&w full-page and full-spread photos; 9 x 10.75 inches.

$39.95

Tim Davis: My Life in Politics
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Tim Davis: My Life in Politics

By Davis, Tim; Jack Hitt

New York: Aperture, 2006. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. NEW hardcover in printed mylar dust jacket in publisher's shrink wrap. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A photographic essay on contemporary political discourse. Photographs by Tim Davis; essays by Davis and Jack Hitt. 112 pages; 61 color plates; 11.75 x 10 inches.

$44.95

Lisa Eisner: Rodeo Girl
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Lisa Eisner: Rodeo Girl

By Eisner, Lisa

Los Angeles: Greybull Press, 1999. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. NEW hardcover with dust jacket in publisher's shrink wrap with light blunting to two tips; the title on our photo is the publisher's sticker to the shrink wrap. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Images of women who participate in Western rodeos. Photographs by Lisa Eisner. Unpaginated [160 pages]; color and b&w plates throughout; 9 x 12 inches.

$39.95

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