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Les Girls: Photographies Daniel Frasnay
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Les Girls: Photographies Daniel Frasnay

By Frasnay, Daniel; Philippe Garner

Greybull Press, 2005. Hardcover. First edition. NEW hardcover in dust jacket in the publisher's shrink wrap. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "For 40 years Daniel Frasnay, a gypsy-born portrait photographer, held the position of official photographer at the famed Cabaret Lido, in Paris. Frasnay photographed the backstage, rehearsals, revues, and stars that frequented not only the Lido but all the hot nightspots from Pigalle to the Left Bank and Champs-Elysees. Les Girls is a collection of his work from the early 1950s into the 70s--the heyday of Parisian cabaret, and captures not only the glamour and beauty of the era, but also the drama and energy." Photographs by Daniel Frasnay; introduction by Philippe Garner. 166 pages; 14 color and 85 duo-toned b&w plates; 10 x 11.5 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$39.95

The Years of Innocence: Erotically Charged Scenes from Finnish Films/Viattomuuden Vuosikymmenet: Suomalaisen Elokuvan Erotiikkaa
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The Years of Innocence: Erotically Charged Scenes from Finnish Films/Viattomuuden Vuosikymmenet: Suomalaisen Elokuvan Erotiikkaa

By Stewen, Kaarle; Sakari Toiviainen

Helsinki: Vapk-Publishing/Suomen Elokuva-Arkisto, 1991. Hardcover. First edition. Near Fine minus hardcover with a touch of wear at the extremities and a touch of shelf wear; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Films stills with erotic scenes made between 1916 and 1962, from the Finnish Film Archives. Preface by Kaarle Stewen; introduction by Sakari Toiviainen. 95 pages; 95 duo-toned b&w photos; 10 x 11.5 inches. Text in Finnish, English, and Swedish.

$34.95

Screen Dreams: The Hollywood Pin-Up, Photographs from the Kobol Collection
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Screen Dreams: The Hollywood Pin-Up, Photographs from the Kobol Collection

By Crawley, Tony

New York: Delilah/Putnam, 1982. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Near Fine paperback with some scratches to the back cover and a touch of rubbing along the spine; still, a nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A survey of Hollywood publicity stills, glamour shots, cheesecake, and pinups, including nudes. Text by Tony Crawley. 157 pages; 15 color plates and over 160 b&w photos; 8.5 x 10.75 inches.

$19.95

Calendar Girls
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Calendar Girls

By Colmer, Michael

London: Treasure Press, 1976. Paperback. Fine paperback with a small abrasion at the crown, otherwise only a hint of shelf wear. A nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. An illustrated history of glamour, fashion and nude images of women on calendars, spanning the years 1912 to 1973. Includes illustration work by Rolf Armstrong, Gillette Elvgren, Zoe Mozert, Archie Dickens, and others; quite a few examples of photography by Sam Haskins, as well as others. Compiled with text by Michael Colmer. 144 pages; color and b&w illustrations throughout; 9 x 12 inches.

$14.95

Roberto D'Este: Photography
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Roberto D'Este: Photography

By D'Este, Roberto

Los Angeles: Art Mix Photography, nd. Paperback. Fine paperback with an address printed to the mailed panel on the back. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Photographs by Roberto D'Este. Unpaginated [approx. 40 pages]; full-page color plates on every page; 6 x 8 inches. A promotional book to advertise the glamour, fashion, portrait, nude, and lifestyle photography of D'Este with images of Eva Mendez, Jessica Beil, Carmen Electra, Jessica Simpson, Anne Hathaway, and others.

$14.95

Drag Diaries
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Drag Diaries

By Chermayeff, Catherine; Jonathan David; Nan Richardson; Wouter Deruytter; Lizzie Himmel; Shonna Valeska

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1995. Paperback. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine paperback. Oversized stiff wraps with French flaps, price-clipped. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Wouter Deruytter, Michael Fazakerly, Jesse Frohman, Lizzie Himmel, Tom Pitts, Len Prince, Albert Sanchez and Shonna Valeska. Compiled with text by Catherine Chermayeff, Jonathan David, and Nan Richardson. 128 pages; color and b&w photos through out; 9.5 x 10 inches. SIGNED BY SHONNA VALESKA ("Shonna"), inscribed, and dated in the year of publication. Out of Print. "An introduction to drag, drag history, drag culture, drag interviews, drag personalities, drag reading list, drag filmography, drag annual calendar, drag shopping guide."

$19.95

Balcons
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Balcons

By Jonvelle, Jean-Francois; Nathalie Garcon; Tonino Benacquista

New York: Ipso Facto, 1998. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Fine paperback with a die-cut cover in a Fine heavy publisher's printed slipcase with one tiny scuff at one edge. A very nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Jean-Francois Jonvelle; styling by Nathalie Garcon; introduction by Tonino Benacquista. 112 pages; b&w plates throughout; 8.25 x 10.75 inches. Text in French and English. Images of French models with an emphasis on their "balcon" or "balcony."

$49.95

The Reel Life of Working Women
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The Reel Life of Working Women

By Ellis, Estelle; David Chierichetti; Marylou Luther

New York: Fashion Institute of Technology, 1986. Paperback. First edition. Very Good minus with a light crease down the middle, light wear at the extremities, and some light creasing to one corner. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Edited by Estelle Ellis; text by David Chierichetti and Marylou Luther. Staple-bound card covers; 64 pages; b&w photos throughout; 11 x 11 inches. Publicity stills from Hollywood with commentary to give a sense of how the movies presented American working women and how the movies affected fashion.

$19.95

Shooting Stars: Contemporary Glamour Photography
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Shooting Stars: Contemporary Glamour Photography

By Spears, Ricky; Bert Stern

New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1992. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine cloth-bound hardcover in a Fine dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Text by Ricky Spears; foreword by Bert Stern. 240 pages; color and duo-toned b&w plates throughout; 8.5 x 11.5 inches. Actor filmographies, photographer biographies. A compilation of contemporary glamour/celebrity photography. Personalities include Alec Baldwin, Jodie Foster, Winona Ryder, Bob Hoskins, Sigourney Weaver, Mel Gibson, and many others. Photographers include Robert Mapplethorpe, Mary Ellen Mark, Bert Stern, Sylvia Plachy, Marcus Leatherdale, Helmut Newton, Steven Meisel, Sheila Metzner, Christopher Makos, Mark Seliger, Dennis Hopper, Antonin Kratchovil, Paul Jasmin, and others. Overseas sales and expedited shipping will require extra postage for this volume.

$19.95

Glamour Girls Promotional Booklet
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Glamour Girls Promotional Booklet

By McMullan, Patrick; Liz Smith; Amy Fine Collins

New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2007. Paperback. Near Fine with a touch of wear at the extremities. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. Promotional booklet issued for booksellers to advertise the upcoming release of the book itself. Features glamourous shots of Kate Moss, Jacqueline Onassis, Oprah Winfrey, Devon Aoki, Emily Lloyd, Heidi Klum, Lindsey Lohan, and others. Introduction by Liz Smith. Staple-bound; 8 pages plus cover; 19 color photos; 10 x 14.5 inches. LAID-IN is a long illustrated newspaper profile of the photographer.

$14.95

Entertainment Weekly, October 14, 2005: The Photo Issue, The Year's Best Celebrity Pictures
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Entertainment Weekly, October 14, 2005: The Photo Issue, The Year's Best Celebrity Pictures

By Fink, Larry; Lauren Greenfield; Entertainment Weekly

New York: Time Inc., 2005. Paperback. First edition. Fine with light traces of handling; address printed in mailing space. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. 162 pages with two gatefolds; color and b&w photos throughout; 8 x 10.5 inches. A special double-issue featuring the year's best photographs of music, film and television celebrities. Includes: a five-page photo-essay by Larry Fink on the New York Film Festival plus a back page photo by Fink; a four-page photo-essay by Lauren Greenfield on the set of Arrested Development; another by Mark Peterson on Brooke Shields; a photo-essay on Cameron Diaz. Other photographers include James White, Gavin Bond, plus many others.

$14.95

Diesel in Colour: Spring Summer 1996, #18
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Diesel in Colour: Spring Summer 1996, #18

By Diesel

Molvena, Italy: Diesal SPA, 1996. Paperback. First edition. Very Good with light handling wear, a couple of light scratches and some tiny dots of dark stain. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Unpaginated (96 pages); color photos throughout; 9 x 11.5 inches. Diesel's Spring/Summer catalogue of male and female clothing, presented as pages from tabloid newspapers with lurid headlines for each spread.

$24.95

The Platinum Years
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The Platinum Years

By Willoughby, Bob; Richard Schickel

New York: Ridge Press/Random House, 1974. Hardcover. First edition. Near Fine minus hardcover with a couple of light indents to the back cover and light handling wear in a Very Good minus dust jacket with sunning to the spine, chipping at the crown, light edge wear, light shelf wear and a three by three inch pattern of indentations to the back panel. A nice copy in a relatively nice dj. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Photographs by Bob Willoughby; text by Richard Schickel. 268 pages; color and b&w photos throughout; 12.5 x 9.5 inches. A photo documentary of the making of 22 big Hollywood films including The Graduate, Rebel Without a Cause, My Fair Lady, Ocean's 11, Klute, From Here to Eternity, Guys and Dolls and more.

$24.95

Stella
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Stella

By Parent, Marc - Editor

New York: Ipso Facto, 2000. Hardcover. First edition, 2000. Near Fine hardcover with a hint of shelf wear and a tap to two tips, no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 192 pages; 10 x 11.75 inches. Text in English, French and German. The glamourous life of the 1950s fashion model, Stella, as seen through the lens' of Willy Maywald, the Harcourt Studio, Sam Levin, and other famous photographers. This copy was produced for the Jacques Fath fashion house, with a special bound-in page advertising such. Overseas sales may require extra postage for this volume.

$34.95

Jakob Tuggener
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Jakob Tuggener

By Tuggener, Jakob; Martin Gasse; Guido Magnaguogno

Zurich: Scalo, 2000. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine hardcover in a Fine dust jacket. 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. The first comprehensive monograph on the Swiss photographer, filmmaker, and painter Jakob Tuggener (1904-1988), a huge influence on the work of Robert Frank. Photographs by Jakob Tuggener; edited with text by Martin Gasser; preface by Guido Magnaguagno. 320 pages; full-page duo-toned b&w plates throughout; 9 x 12.25 inches. Chronology, exhibitions lists, bibliography. Text in English. Overseas sales and expedited shipping will require extra postage for this volume.

$34.95

Trunk Archive New York, MMVIII, No. 1
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Trunk Archive New York, MMVIII, No. 1

By Trunk Archive

Trunk Archive, 2008. Paperback. Very Good+ with light wear at the edges and tips. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 10 loose sheets folded to produce 20 pages; 16 full-page or full-spread color images; 10.5 x 16 inches. A promotional piece for Trunk Archive, an image licensing agency. This includes photographs by Jenny Gage and Tom Betterton, a portrait of Johnny Depp by Marc Hom, Norah Jones by Max Vadukul as well as others. There are two images by Inez Van Lamsweerde And Vinoodh Matadin, including the centerfold--a nude--which serves as a 16 x 21 inch poster.

$29.95

Underworld
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Underworld

By Klein, Kelly; Anne Rice - Introduction

Knopf, 1995. Hardcover. First edition. Near Fine hardcover in a Near Fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 182 pages; 154 color and b&w plates; 13.5 x 10.5 inches. The human body partially revealed by undergarments. Photographers include Brassai, Man Ray, David Salle, Sally Mann, David Hockney, Cindy Sherman, Jacques-Henri Lartigue, Bruce Weber and others including "Anonymous". Overseas sales will require extra postage for this volume.

$29.95

Tilt: Summer/Fall 2001 Edition
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Tilt: Summer/Fall 2001 Edition

By Holger Laufenberg - Editor

New York Gold, 2001. Paperback. First edition. NEW. Oversized, heavy paperback with stiff wraps. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Wrap-around cover by Bruce Weber. 264 pages; color and b&w photos throughout; 9.5 x 13.5 inches. Tilt was a creative source book for art directors, designers and creative professionals, showcasing the talents of photographers. With this issue, New York Gold added more editorial material to make it more of a "magazine." In addition to the usual advertisements for photographers, contents include: a photo-essay on Jamaica by Marc Ohrem leclef; a portfolio of art direction by Marc Balet; and The Art Directors Club Up and Coming Photographers. Photographers include Bruce Weber, Joyce Tenneson, Sandro, Pier Nicola D'Amico, and many more. Subjects include: Fashion, Nudes, Glamour, Celebrity Portraits, and much more.

$39.95

Style in Motion: Munkacsi Photograqphs of the '20s, '30s, and '40s
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Style in Motion: Munkacsi Photograqphs of the '20s, '30s, and '40s

By Munkacsi, Martin - Photographs; Nancy White and John Esten; Appreciations by Richard Avedon and Henri Cartier-Bresson; Essay by William Ewing

New York: Clarkson N. Potter / Crown / Ruggles De Latou, 1979. Hardcover. First edition. Near Fine in a Near Fine dj with light edge wear along the top and a bookplate to the front pastedown, protected by a mylar cover. Cloth bound hardback with dust jacket. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, BOXED. 176 pages; 150 full-page b&w photographic plates; 9.5 x 12.5 inches. Out of Print. In the 1930s one man changed the look and style of fashion photography. He was Martin Munkacsi, the legendary photographer for Harper's Bazaar, who is credited with infusing the medium with a more spontaneous and mobile style. His work now ranks among the greats of the century and has inspired a generation of modern photographers. This is an excellent retrospective of Munkacsi's work for Harper's including fashion, celebrity portraits, street photography and nudes.

$100.00

Models Close-Up
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Models Close-Up

By Bailey, David - Photographs; Text by James Sherwood

New York: Universe Publishing, 1999. Paperback. First edition. Good+ with light soiling, light wear at edges and tips and the remains of a price sticker. Oversized trade paperback. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. 192 pages; color and b&w photographs through out; 8.5 x 11 inches. Out of Print. Featuring interviews with the world's top models--Jean Shrimpton, Penelope Tree, Jerry Hall, Iman, Isabella Rossellini, Helena Christensen, Christy Turlington, Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss, Georgina Cooper, James, Karen Elson, and Alek Wek--as well as their agents, photographers, fashion editors, and designers, Models Close-Up is an extraordinary documentation of the history of fashion modeling illustrated by one of the greatest fashion photographers of our time, David Bailey.

$14.95

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