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Paris: 1940-1944
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Paris: 1940-1944

By Bourget, Pierre

Paris: Plon, 1979. Paperback. First edition. Near Fine paperback with sewn binding with very light traces of shelf wear. A very nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A history of the German/Nazi occupation of Paris, 1940-1944, profusely illustrated with photographs and ephemera. Compiled with text by Pierre Bourget. 255 pages; b&w illustrations throughout; 8.75 x 11 inches. Text in French.

$29.95

Paris in the Twenties and Thirties
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Paris in the Twenties and Thirties

By Quasha, Jill

New York: Jill Quasha, 1986. Paperback. First edition. Very Good paperback with a couple of very light stress marks at the spine, a small abrasion and a penned name and phone number to the back cover, and a tiny light crease at one tip. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. A catalogue from a private dealer of photographs taken in and around Paris in the 1920s and 1930s. The printing of the images is gorgeous and Includes work by Andre Kertesz, Ilse Bing, Germaine Krull, Brassai, Man Ray, Lartigue, Tabard, Laure Albin-Guillot, and others. Essay by Jill Quasha. Staple-bound card wraps; 16 pages; 24 b&w illustrations with annotated captions; 7 x 10 inches.

$14.95

Paris: A Portfolio of Poster-Sized Landmark Photographs
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Paris: A Portfolio of Poster-Sized Landmark Photographs

By Foucault, Marc; Emmanuel Boudot-Lamotte

Paris: Editions Tel, 1949. Portfolio. Presumed first and only edition. A portfolio with flaps enclosing loose sheets: the portfolio is separated at the spine, one of the flaps is nearly detached, with wear and small tears/creases at the edges; the sheets are blunted at the corners with a small light crease at one corner, otherwise fine; the images are all fine. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Marc Foucault; essay by Emmanuel Boudot-Lamotte. 10 loose sheets folded to form 40 pages; 35 full-page fine-grain b&w plates + a map locating the 35 locations with thumbnails; 11 x 14 inches. Text in English and French. Gorgeous, poster-sized photographs of Paris landmarks.

$29.95

Visions of Paris: Robert Delaunay's Series
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Visions of Paris: Robert Delaunay's Series

By Delaunay, Robert; Matthew Drutt; Mark Rosenthal

New York: Guggenheim Museum, 1997. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Fine paperback with a touch of wear at the tips. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Texts by the artist; essay by Matthew Drutt; introduction by Mark Rosenthal. 147 pages; 59 full-page color plates + 42 color and b&w text illustrations; 10 x 13 inches. Bibliography. The catalogue for a touring exhibition of Paris scenes and monuments by Robert Delaunay. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$19.95

Peter Waite: Paris, Limited Edition Signed Postcard Portfolio
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Peter Waite: Paris, Limited Edition Signed Postcard Portfolio

By Waite, Peter

New York: Winston Wachter Fine Art & Lucky Pierre, 2010. Portfolio. SIGNED. First edition, limited to 200 copies. A folded card portfolio with die-cut window to the front, holding 11 6-x 4-inch postcards. All Fine/As New. SIGNED BY WAITE on the back; all as issued. In conjunction with an exhibition of his monumental paintings of familiar, iconic Parisian landmarks, Peter Waite published this limited-edition portfolio of reproductions of his work as faux-antique postcards. Nine of the scenes are from Paris; there are two listed as "Bonus Images" which are from Germany and Italy. LAID IN is the illustrated gallery exhibition announcement card as well as the press release for the show. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX.

$39.95

Paris From Above
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Paris From Above

By Arthus-Bertrand, Yann

London: Hachette Illustrated & Octopus, 2004. Hardcover. First edition, thus, first printing, 2004. Fine hardcover with a hint of rubbing to the tips; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. 96 pages; color photos throughout; 8 x 5 inches. Text in English and French. Views of Paris from the air by world-renowned aerial photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand.

$14.95

Au Large de Paris, l'ile Saint Louis
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Au Large de Paris, l'ile Saint Louis

By Ponchel, Jean-Claude; Frederic Vitoux

Paris: ACD Productions, 1983. Hardcover. 1983 edition. Near Fine hardcover with a spot of wear at the crown; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Jean-Claude Ponchel; text by Frederic Vitoux. 42 pages; 37 color photos; 9.5 x 9.25 inches. Text in French with English translation laid-in, as issued. Images of the l'ile Saint Louis, one of the two natural islands in the Seine river, in Paris.

$14.95

Paris Vu par Andre Kertesz
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Paris Vu par Andre Kertesz

By Kertesz, Andre; Pierre Mac-Orlan

Paris: Editions d'Histoire et d'Art, Librairie Plon, 1934. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Good to Fair paperback with a 2.5-inch loss to the spine, a chip to one corner of the front cover, tanning to the front, light soiling to the back cover, a small crease to one corner at the back, and light wear at the edges and corners; some interior pages have light rub-off from the the opposite plates. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Andre Kertesz; text by Pierre Mac-Orlan. Unpaginated [48 pages]; 48 gravure-printed b&w images; 8.75 x 11.5 inches. Text in French. First edition of Kertesz' scarce second book, featuring images of Paris cityscapes. Many images first published here in Paris Vu were later reprinted--over a decade later--in his Day of Paris. See: Fotografia Publica, p140; Auer, 802 Photo Books, p207.

$400.00

J'aime Paris: Photographs Since the Twenties
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J'aime Paris: Photographs Since the Twenties

By Kertesz, Andre; Nicolas Ducrot; Elizabeth Kertesz

New York: Grossman, 1974. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with crisp black text to the spine and only light rubbing along the bottom edges of the boards and a bookplate to the front paste down in a Very Good+ dust jacket with one tiny chip, light soiling, and light tanning. 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. Photographs by Andre Kertesz; edited by Nicolas Ducrot; designed by Elizabeth Kertesz. 224 pages; 219 full-page b&w plates; 9 x 11 inches. A nice selection of Kerstesz' views of Paris: the street life, cityscapes, artists, workers, etc., ending with a self-timer image of he and his beloved wife Elizabeth in a Paris cafe.

$100.00

Paris des Poetes
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Paris des Poetes

By Izis Biedermanas

Paris: Fernand Nathan, 1977. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Near Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a touch of darkening along the top boards, a touch of very light spotting to the top edge of the text block, and four short inscriptions to the ffep in a Near Fine minus dust jacket with a couple of light creases at the edges, a couple of light scratches, and a hint of wear at the extremities. 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. Photographs by Izis Biedermanas. 171 pages; 8 color and 73 b&w full-page, gravure-printed plates; 8.75 x 11.25 inches. Street scenes of Paris with texts by various French poets, reproduced in facsimile in French and typeset in English alongside. Overseas sales and expedited shipping will require extra postage for this volume.

$85.00

Paris des Poetes
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Paris des Poetes

By Izis Biedermanas

Paris: Fernand Nathan, 1977. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a International Center of Photography Resource Center bookplate to the front paste down (bookplate lightly stamped "withdrawn") and no other marks or notations in a Near Fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear. 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. Photographs by Izis Biedermanas. 171 pages; 8 color and 73 b&w full-page, gravure-printed plates; 8.75 x 11.25 inches. SIGNED BY IZIS on the half title; no inscription. Street scenes of Paris with texts by various French poets, reproduced in facsimile in French and typeset in English alongside. The bookplate identifies this copy as having been donated to ICP by "J. Deschin." Jacob Deschin was a well-respected writer on photography who at various times in his long career wrote for Popular Photography--beginning with its first issue in 1937,--Scientific American and Popular Mechanics. He was also the camera editor of The New York Times and the author of many books. Overseas sales and expedited shipping will require extra postage for this volume.

$300.00

Grand Bal du Printemps
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Grand Bal du Printemps

By Izis, Biedermanas; Jacques Prevert

Lausanne: La Guilde du Livre, 1951. Paperback. First edition. Very Good minus paperback with a small tear to the back hinge in a Very Good minus dust jacket with a nickel-sized chip at the crown and wear at the tips in the original glassine with small tears and chips; protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Izis Biedermanas; poetry by Jacques Prevert. 144 pages; 62 full-page or full-spread gravure-printed b&w plates; 8.75 x 11.25 inches. Text in French. Images of Paris.

$85.00

En Liberte: Contemporary French Photography Exhibition Brochure
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En Liberte: Contemporary French Photography Exhibition Brochure

By Mora, Gilles; Patrick Roegiers; Jean-Claude Lemagny

New York: International Center of Photography, 1991. Pamphlet. First edition. Fine brochure. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Curated by and with short texts by Patrick Roegiers, Gilles Mora, and Jean-Claude Lemagny. Accordion-fold brochure; 8 panels; 3 color reproductions; 7.25 x 9 inches, folds out to 29 x 9. Artists biographies. Texts in English and French. The gallery brochure for a major exhibition of contemporary French photography, held at the ICP Midtown, NYC, Feb. 1 through April 7, 1991.

$14.95

My Paris
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My Paris

By Doisneau, Robert; Maurice Chevalier

New York: Macmillan, 1972. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Very Good cloth-bound hardcover with light overall wear, a gift inscription to the ffep, a small red dot to the edge of the text block at the heel, and a small tear to the spine in a Very Good price-clipped dust jacket with a dime-sized hole to the middle of the spine, light rubbing at the extremities and a couple of creases to the front flap. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Robert Doisneau; text by Maurice Chevalier; foreword by M.F.K. Fisher. 153 pages; gravure-printed b&w plates and offset-printed color throughout; 8.25 x 11.25 inches. A tour of Paris with Doisneau's photos and reminiscences by Chevalier. Overseas sales and expedited shipping will require extra postage for this volume.

$29.95

Doisneau 40/44
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Doisneau 40/44

By Doisneau, Robert; Pascal Ory

Paris: Hoebeke, 1994. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Near Fine cloth-bound hardcover with light crimping to the spine ends and a light bump to one tip in a Near Fine dust jacket with a touch 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. Photographs by Robert Doisneau; text by Pascal Ory. 123 pages; duo-toned b&w plates throughout; 8.5 x 12 inches. Text in French. The catalogue for an exhibition of Doisneau's war time photographs of Paris, held at the Centre d'Histoire de la Resistance et de la Deportation a Lyon. Overseas sales and expedited shipping will require extra postage for this volume.

$54.95

La Loire: Journal d'un Voyage, 2
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La Loire: Journal d'un Voyage, 2

By Doisneau, Robert; Jeanloup Sieff; Andre Laude

Paris: Filipacchi-Denoel, 1978. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Near Fine paperback with a hint of wear at the extremities. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs and text by Robert Doisneau; edited by Jeanloup Sieff; preface by Andre Laude. 95 pages; b&w plates throughout; 8 x 9.25 inches. Text in French. The photographic record of a trip along the Loire River valley in France from St. Nazaire to Arlempdes.

$34.95

Paris
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Paris

By Brassai; John Russell

London: B. T. Batsford, 1960. Hardcover. First edition, first printing, 1960. Fine green-cloth-bound hardcover with crisp gilt title to spine with a couple of light foxing spots to the paste downs in a Near Fine/Very Good dust jacket with light rubbing to the edges and 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. Photographs by Brassai; text by John Russell. 264 pages; 42 b&w plates; 6 x 9 inches. The art critic John Russell explores the landscape and people of Paris in collaboration with Brassai.

$100.00

Brassai
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Brassai

By Brassai; Henry Miller; Robert Delpire; Pierre Faucheux

Paris: Editions Neuf, 1952. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Very Good with a 1952 gift inscription to the first blank page, a slight separation to one form, and light handling indications. A nice copy. Red-cloth-bound hardcover with mounted plate to front, gilt title to spine--no dj as issued--in a custom-made black-cloth slipcase and clear acetate jacket. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs and text by Brassai; essay by Henry Miller; edited by Robert Delpire and Pierre Faucheux. Unpaginated [84 pages]; b&w plates and reproductions throughout with letterset-printed text pages; 8.5 x 11 inches. Text in French. A very nice overview of Brassai's work including 44 photographic plates (including street scenes of Paris, portraits and landscapes), 8 reproductions of nude drawings, 8 photos of his sculpture, and 11 images he's termed "snapshots." Also, includes Miller's essay on Brassai, "The Eye of Paris"; and by Brassai, a poem ("Merry Christmas Eve"), an essay entitled "Memories of My Childhood" and notes on the photographs.

$400.00

Front Populaire
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Front Populaire

By Capa, Robert; David Seymour/Chim; Henri Cartier-Bresson; Georgette Elgey

Paris: Chene/Magnum, 1976. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Near Fine paperback with light shelf wear. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Robert Capa, David Seymour + about 10 by Henri Cartier-Bresson; text by Georgette Elgey. 122 pages; b&w photos throughout; 8.5 x 11 inches. Text in French. The Front Populaire was a political alliance of left-wing movements in France during the interwar period. It was a popular subject for the picture press and Capa and Chim extensively covered their meetings, rallies, protests, etc.

$44.95

Miroirs: Autoportraits
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Miroirs: Autoportraits

By Boubat, Eduard; Michel Tournier

Paris: Editions Denoel, 1973. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Very Good cloth-bound hardcover with soiling at the extremities and two-inch mark to the front; lacking dj but protected by a custom acetate jacket. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs and text by Eduard Boubat; introduction by Michel Tournier. 193 pages; 84 b&w images; 9.25 x 11.75 inches. Text in French. Portraits of French celebrities by Boubat with his comments. Beautiful reproductions. Overseas sales and expedited shipping will require extra postage for this volume.

$39.95

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