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Irving Penn Regards the Work of Issey Miyake: Photographs, 1975-1998
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Irving Penn Regards the Work of Issey Miyake: Photographs, 1975-1998

By Penn, Irving; Issey Miyake; Mark Holborn

Bulfinch / Little, Brown and Co., 1999. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine buckram-bound hardcover in a Fine dust jacket with one light smudge; appears to be new. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "For more than ten years there was an extraordinary collaboration between Irving Penn and the designer Issey Miyake, one of the few figures to have taken clothes design into the realm of art. Miyake's astonishing forms and textures offered Penn subjects that echo both a primitive tribal beauty and the most futuristic fashion." Photographs by Irving Penn; essay by Mark Holborn. SIGNED BY PENN on the half-title and inscribed. 160 pages; 136 color plates + 20 b&w and color text illustrations; 11 x 12.5 inches.

$300.00

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

Masterpieces from the American Annual of Photography, 1940-1950
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Masterpieces from the American Annual of Photography, 1940-1950

By Bridges, J.C.

American Photographic Publishing, 1950. Spiral-bound. First edition. Good+ paperback with plastic comb binding with a moisture ring and soiling to the back cover and a light stain to the edge of the last three pages. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, PADDED AND PROTECTED BY CARDBOARD. Volume One, Masterworks of Photography Library: Presents the best images to have run in American Photography between 1940 and 1950 including nudes, portraits, landscapes, etc. 82 pages; 72 full-page, b&w plates; 7.25 x 9.75 inches. Comments on the images at the rear.

$14.95

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

Arno Rafael Minkkinen: Body Land
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Arno Rafael Minkkinen: Body Land

By Minkkinen, Arno Rafael

Washington DC: Smithsonian Books, 1999. Hardcover. SIGNED. First English language edition, first printing. Near Fine hardcover with a tap to two tips in a Fine dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "In this collection of self-portraits Arno Rafael Minkkinen incorporates his own nude body into a range of isolated settings, emphasizing its bond to the natural world." Photographs and preface by Minkkinen. SIGNED BY MINKKINEN on the title page; no inscription. 60 pages; 48 duo-toned b&w plates; 9 x 9 inches.

$100.00

Bettina Rheims: X'Mas
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Bettina Rheims: X'Mas

By Rheims, Bettina; Serge Bramly

Munich: Kehayoff Verlag, 2001. Hardcover. First edition, 2000. Fine hardcover with a hint of rubbing to the extremities; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Nude and semi-nude young women in fanciful rooms, against projected backgrounds, and against a white backdrop. Photographs by Bettina Rheims with Serge Bramly. 128 pages; 61 color plates; 12 x 9.7 inches.

$44.95

Joyce Tenneson: Illuminations
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Joyce Tenneson: Illuminations

By Tenneson, Joyce; Anne Roiphe

Boston: Bulfinch, 1997. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, 1997, first printing. Fine/As New clothbound hardcover with a remainder mark at the heel in a Fine dust jacket with a hint 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. Color photos shot in such a way that they glow; sensual, eerie, spiritual nudes. Photographs by Joyce Tenneson; essay by Anne Roiphe. SIGNED BY TENNESON and dated in 2003; no inscription. 108 pages with 1 gatefold; 70 color plates; 9.5 x 11.25 inches.

$34.95

Paul Outerbridge Jr: Photographs
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Paul Outerbridge Jr: Photographs

By Outerbridge, Paul Jr.; Graham Howe; G. Ray Hawkins; Jacqueline Markham

New York: Rizzoli, 1980. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Near Fine clothbound hardcover with a touch of tanning to the page edges and a bookplate to the front paste down in a Very Good+ dust jacket with a touch of tanning to the spine and light soiling/shelf wear. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A monograph on Outerbridge's work--his nudes, portraits, fashion and still lifes. Photographs by Paul Outerbridge Jr.; essays by Graham Howe and Jacqueline Markham; edited by Howe & G. Ray Hawkins. 160 pages; 59 color and 81 duo-toned b&w photographic plates including text illustrations; 10.5 x 11.5 inches. Biographical chronology, notes on the prints, exhibition history, bibliography, institutional collections list.

$44.95

Heinz Hajek-Halke: Artist, Anarchist
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Heinz Hajek-Halke: Artist, Anarchist

By Hajek-Halke, Heinz; Klaus Honnef; Michael Ruetz

Gottingen: Steidl, 2006. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Near Fine hardcover with cloth spine and a plate mounted to the front with light bumping to the bottom edges of the boards, a touch of rubbing to the lower tips, and one small bump to the one top edge; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. An extensive survey of the work of Heinz Hajek-Halke, a pioneer of early 20th-century experimental photography. Includes samples of his nude photography, his photo-montages, picture stories, and his late abstract "light graphics" as well as photo collages, magazine advertisements, dust jackets for books and graphic designs. Photographs by Hajek-Halke; essays by Klaus Honnef and Michael Ruetz. 376 pages; full-page tri-toned b&w plates throughout + text illustrations; 9.75 x 12.75 inches. Biography, bibliography. Text in English. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$64.95

China Hamilton: Woman
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China Hamilton: Woman

By Hamilton, China; Nicky Akehurst

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. Hardcover. First American edition, 1999, first printing. Fine clothbound hardcover with light signs 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. Images of nude and fetish clad women, photographed in b&w and then printed or manipulated in a variety of ways to achieve gorgeous colors and tonal ranges. An attractive production of erotically charged imagery. Photographs and introduction by China Hamilton; foreword by Nicky Akehurst. 160 pages; 80 color plates; 8 x 10.25 inches.

$29.95

Camera Arts Magazine, October 1982
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Camera Arts Magazine, October 1982

By Jim Hughes - Editor; Jim Dow; Scavullo; Marilyn Monroe; Bert Stern

New York: Ziff-Davis, 1982. Magazine. First edition. Near Fine magazine with a hint of soiling and a tiny pen mark to the back, otherwise as new with all inserts present. A nice copy. SHIPPED THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The October 1982 issue of Camera Arts magazine with: The Nude as Seen by Fashion Photographers; Scavullo on Dance; Jim Dow shoots baseball stadiums; Katherine Fishman's hand painted photographs; Robert Semeniuk and the Inuit; and much more. Edited by Jim Hughes; cover of Marilyn Monroe by Bert Stern. 98 pages with one gatefold; color and b&w photos throughout; 8 x 10.75 inches.

$14.95

Robert Stivers: Listening To Cement
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Robert Stivers: Listening To Cement

By Stivers, Robert; John Stauffer

Santa Fe: Arena Editions, 2000. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine/As New clothbound hardcover in a Fine/As New dust jacket, protected by a mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, BOXED. "In this, his second book of photographs, Robert Stivers extends, deepens, and complicates the themes of mystery and movement, sensuality and spirituality, and the search for individual identity that occupied him in his first book, Photographs (1997). The aesthetic throughout couples soft focus with rich and subtle textures and tones, resulting in a collection that is amazingly coherent despite (or because of) its haunting and mysterious qualities." Photographs by Robert Stivers; essay by John Stauffer. SIGNED BY STIVERS on the title page; no inscription. 112 pages; 50 full-page, color plates; 10 x 12.5 inches. LAID-IN is the illustrated gallery exhibition announcement card for a show in the same year as publication with the press release as well as 3 illustrated cards for 3 different shows and two articles about the photographer. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$19.95

Nudes Index I
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Nudes Index I

By Feierabend, Peter

Konemann, 2000. Hardcover. First edition. NEW hardcover in dust jackiet in the publisher's shrink wrap. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, BOXED. Photographs of nude males, females, and every combination of the above, in situations and tableaux that only 118 different photographers could come up with. Edited by Peter Feierabend. 239 pages; profusely illustrated with b&w and four-color plates; 11.25 x 12.75 inches. Text in English, German, French and Spanish. Includes an index of the artists and their contact information (addresses, websites, etc). Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$24.95

Voodoo-EROS: Ethnological Studies in the Sex-Life of the African Aborigines
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Voodoo-EROS: Ethnological Studies in the Sex-Life of the African Aborigines

By Bryk, Felix; Translated by Mayne Sexton; Introduction by Dr. Albert Moll

Privately Printed for Subscribers, 1933. Hardcover. First English language edition. Good quarter cloth-bound hardcover with wear to tips and head of spine and soiling to cover; there is a quarter-sized stain to the contents page and light handling marks through out. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, BOXED. Chapters on Circumcision, Hygiene, Menstruation, Pregnancy, Infidelity, Prostitution, Tribady and Pederasty, Sodomy, White-Black Bastardy, and much more. 251 pages; 103 b&w photographs; 6.25 x 9.25 inches. #426 from an edition limited to 500 copies.

$24.95

The Photographer and His Model
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The Photographer and His Model

By Rawlings, John

New York: Viking Press, 1966. Hardcover. First American edition, first printing. Fine, virtually as new hardcover in a Near Fine dust jacket with a touch of soiling at the edges and one short closed tear. 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. Nudes by John Rawlings, best known for his fashion work for Vogue. The printing is gorgeous with fine-screen half-tone b&w and gravure color. 111 pages; color and b&w plates throughout; 9 x 11.5 inches. Technical section at rear.

$69.95

Bellocq: 1988 Paris Exhibition Catalogue
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Bellocq: 1988 Paris Exhibition Catalogue

By Bellocq, E.J.; Patrick Roegiers; Lee Friedlander

Paris: Galerie J. et J. Donguy, 1988. Paperback. First edition. Fine paperback. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The catalogue for an exhibition of work by E.J. Bellocq, sponsored by Galerie J. et J. Donguy and held at the Mois de la Photo 88, Paris Audiovisuel, November-December, 1988. Photographs by E.J. Bellocq printed by Lee Friedlander; essay by Patrick Roegiers. Perfect bound; 20 pages; 16 full-page b&w plates; 8.25 x 10.75 inches. Text in English and French.

$29.95

Ellen Von Unwerth: Couples
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Ellen Von Unwerth: Couples

By Von Unwerth, Ellen; Ingrid Sischy

New York: te Neues, 1998. Hardcover. First edition, 1998, first printing. Fine almost as new hardcover; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A collection of the former model's fashion and nude photographs: intended to be a "fast" book--racy and loud with a handy format and as thick as a Bible, a book that is real fun. "Von Unwerth's unpretentious, intimate photographs reveal a sensibility that lies somewhere between the sexiness of Helmut Newton and the playfulness of Jacques Henri Lartigue." Photographs by Ellen Von Unwerth; essay by Ingrid Sischy. Unpaginated [348 pages]; 195 full-page and full-spread color and duo-toned b&w photos + 191 thumbnails with captions; 6 x 8.25 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$84.95

Larry Sultan: The Valley
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Larry Sultan: The Valley

By Sultan, Larry

Zurich: Scalo, 2004. Hardcover. First edition, 2004, first printing. Fine/As New clothbound hardcover in a Fine/As New dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Images by Larry Sultan (1946-2009) made on suburban porn film sets in LA's San Fernando Valley; "an ambiguous meditation on suburbia and its trappings, family and transgression, loss and desire, the utopias and dystopias of middle-class lifestyle." Photographs and essay by Larry Sultan. 176 pages; 90 full-page color plates; 14.5 x 11 inches. Plate list. LAID-IN is the illustrated gallery exhibition announcement card for a show of this work mounted in conjunction with the book release and a one-page essay by Sultan distributed at the exhibition. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$150.00

Peter Weiss: Nudes
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Peter Weiss: Nudes

By Weiss, Peter

Santa Fe: Pretty Bueno Books, 1999. Paperback. SIGNED. First edition. Fine/As New paperback in a Fine/As New dust jacket. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A collection of female nudes. Photographs by Peter Weiss. SIGNED BY WEISS on the title page; no inscription. From an unnumbered edition limited to 500 copies. 48 pages + vellum endpapers; 29 tri-toned b&w plates; 8 x 10 inches.

$19.95

David Seidner: Nudes
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David Seidner: Nudes

By Seidner, David

Munich: Gina Kehayoff, 1995. Paperback. First edition, first printing. NEW paperback in publisher's shrink wrap. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A series of full-figure nudes, first seen from the front, then from the back, all in the same pose against a black background. Gorgeous reproductions. Photographs and introductory essay by David Seidner. 64 pages; 48 full-page duo-toned b&w plates; 6.5 x 9 inches. Text in English.

$34.95

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