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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

Photojournalism: The Professionals' Approach
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Photojournalism: The Professionals' Approach

By Kobre, Kenneth; Bonnie Gangelhoff; W. Eugene Smith

Curtin & London, 1980. Paperback. First edition. Good+ paperback with light wear at the edges, light overall shelf wear, tiny dog-ears to a number of pages, two moderate creases to the back cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. This book is a comprehensive overview of the equipment, techniques, and approaches that have made successful photojournalists excel at their profession. It is based on years of experience of both the author, Ken Kobre, and many contemporary leading photojournalists who were interviewed by the author. It provides a path for beginning and advanced photographers to follow toward taking and using successful images for features, spot news events, sports, and photo essays. Includes an original interview with W. Eugene Smith on the Photo Essay. Text by Kenneth Kobre; picture research by Bonnie Gangelhoff. 342 pages; b&w photos throughout; 8.5 x 11 inches.

$14.95

Histories are Mirrors: The Path of Conflict Through Afghanistan and Iraq
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Histories are Mirrors: The Path of Conflict Through Afghanistan and Iraq

By Hicks, Tyler; John F. Burns; Ian Fisher

New York: Umbrage, 2004. Hardcover. First edition, first printing, 2004. Fine hardcover in a 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. Presents the excellent photojournalism of Tyler Hicks, from the World Trade Center, September 2001, to Afghanistan with the Northern Alliance, to the battle for Iraq. Photographs by Tyler Hicks; essays by John F. Burns and Ian Fisher. 128 pages; color plates throughout; 9.5 x 11.25 inches.

$39.95

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

Bettmann: The Picture Man
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Bettmann: The Picture Man

By Bettmann, Otto L.

University Press of Florida, 1992. Hardcover. First edition. Near Fine clothbound hardcover with a bump to two tips in a Very Good+ dust jacket with a touch of rubbing. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. From the Library Journal: Otto L. Bettmann, who describes himself as "a picture man by profession but a word man by inclination," arrived here in 1935, having fled the Nazis with a suitcase full of picture files. Here he tells the story of his setting up and building a commercial picture archive in New York City that now numbers over 12 million items and has a staff of 60. With a raconteur's charm and wit, he lays out his early life and education, beginnings in the business, and subsequent retirement to Florida as adjunct professor of history at Florida Atlantic University. 192 pages; b&w photos, illustrations, and reproductions of documents, etc. throughout; 9 x 11.5 inches.

$19.95

L'Annuaire Photographique International 1970 / International Photography Annual 1970
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L'Annuaire Photographique International 1970 / International Photography Annual 1970

By Sanders, John

London: Fountain Press, 1969. Hardcover. First edition. Very Good clothbound hardcover with light edge wear and age toning in a Very Good dust jacket with light soiling and shelf wear. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Survey of the best portraiture, art, and news photography of 1969. Includes a section of photos by Stefan Tyszko on the invasion of Prague by the Russians, small sections of work by Terry O'Neill and John Hedgecoe as well as work by Raghu Rai, Dirk Reinartz, Steve Schapiro, and more. Edited by John Sanders. Unpaginated; 255 color and b&w photographs; 9 x 11 inches. Text in French.

$19.95

One Nation: America Remembers September 11, 2001
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One Nation: America Remembers September 11, 2001

By Life Magazine

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 2001. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine/As New 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. One of the best overall recreations of the events of September 11, 2001, is here presented by the editors of Life magazine. Beginning with the history of lower Manhattan, the book explains what happened on September 11, and profiles many of the heroes, victims and rescuers. The text includes original essays about America and September 11, by Maya Angelou, Thomas Keneally, Stephen Ambrose, Melissa Fay Greene, Andrei Codrescu, Gordon Parks, Doug Stanton, Bob Greene, James Bradley, and others. The photographs are of course some of the best made that day, including a portfolio with comments by James Nachtwey, and work by Magnum photographers such as Susan Meiselas, Steve McCurry and others. Introduction by Rudy Guiliani. 192 pages; color photos, illustrations and maps throughout; 9.5 x 11 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$24.95

New York September 11: By Magnum Photographers
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New York September 11: By Magnum Photographers

By Magnum; David Halberstam

New York: powerHouse Books, 2001. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine, almost as new, hardcover; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, BOXED. Probably the best collection of images from that day with photographs by Magnum photographers Steve McCurry, Susan Meiselas, Larry Towell, Gilles Peress, Thomas Hoepker, Alex Webb, Paul Fusco, Eli Reed, David Alan Harvey, Bruce Gilden, Chien-Chi Chang, Bruce Davidson, Hiroji Kubota, Dennis Stock, Burt Glinn, Richard Kalvar, Josef Koudelka, Raymond Depardon, Evan Fairbanks, Adam Wiseman and Ann-Marie Conlon. Introduction by David Halberstam. 144 pages; 74 color and 20 b&w photos (most reproduced on two full pages); 9 x 13 inches.

$34.95

Paul Fusco: RFK Funeral Train
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Paul Fusco: RFK Funeral Train

By Fusco, Paul; Norman Mailer; Evan Thomas; Edward Kennedy

New York: Magnum Photos & Umbrage Editions, 2000. Paperback. SIGNED. First edition thus, 2000, first printing. Fine paperback. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. As Paul Fusco rode RFK's funeral train from New York to Washington, D.C., he photographed the people who lined the tracks: waving, saluting, crying, with signs, with heads bowed, flags flying. A profoundly moving book. Photographs by Paul Fusco; essays by Norman Mailer and Evan Thomas; tribute by Edward Kennedy. SIGNED BY FUSCO and inscribed. 128 pages; color plates throughout; 11 x 7 inches. Ref: Parr & Badger: Photobook, Vol. 2, p.46-47.

$320.00

The Photographic Eye of Ben Shahn
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The Photographic Eye of Ben Shahn

By Shahn, Ben; Davis Pratt; Archibald MacLeish; Walker Evans

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1975. Hardcover. Near Fine oatmeal-colored clothbound hardcover with black text stamped to the spine with light wrinkling to some pages (as is common for this volume) in a Good+ dust jacket with moderate soiling, tiny chips to the spine ends, and a small abrasion/hole to the front. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A monograph on the work of Ben Shahn featuring images from the early 1930s of NYC street scenes as well as a selection of images made while working as a photographer for the Farm Security Administration (1935-1938). Photographs by Ben Shahn; edited with a preface by Davis Pratt; foreword by Archibald MacLeish. Walker Evans participated in the planning of the book and the initial editing of the photos. First edition. xiii + 147 pages; 110 full-page b&w plates; 10.25 x 9.5 inches. LAID-IN are 5 items of ephemera related to Shahn's photography including 2 illustrated exhibition announcement cards, the press release for a third show, an article about Shahn, and a review of this book from an arts magazine. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$24.95

Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds: Photographs from the Tropics
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Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds: Photographs from the Tropics

By Webb, Alex

New York: Thames & Hudson, 1986. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition. Near Fine cloth-bound hardcover with a touch of rubbing to the bottom edges of the boards in a Near Fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing at one edge. 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. Spectacular images in bright, vivid colors and deep, impenetrable blacks show the beauty, desperation, exuberance, and incipient violence in the world's tropics regions. Though the photographs range from Mexico to the Caribbean Islands, Africa, and Asia, they are unified by Alex Webb's concern for the sense of mystery as well as the ironies and tensions which these regions all share. Photographs by Alex Webb. SIGNED BY WEBB on the half-title; no inscription. 96 pages; 76 full-page color plates; 12.5 x 10.75 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$350.00

Michael von Graffenried: Inside Algeria
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Michael von Graffenried: Inside Algeria

By Von Graffenried, Michael; Mary-Jane Deeb; Robert Delpire

New York: Aperture, 1998. Hardcover. SIGNED. First US edition, first printing. Fine/As New cloth-bound hardcover in a Fine/As New dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. Note that the white line along the spine in our photo is the reflection of the flash. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Images of Algeria in the midst of social and religious strife, taken over a 10-year period in the 1990s. The photographs were made with a Widelux panoramic camera with a hidden lens; to have been caught taking pictures in public would have risked his life. Photographs by Michael von Graffenried; essays by von Graffenried and Mary-Jane Deeb; foreword by Robert Delpire. SIGNED BY VON GRAFFENRIED on a bookplate with the photographer's portrait and adhered to the first page. 160 pages; 90 duo-toned b&w illustrations, most full-spread + 5 text illustrations; 12 x 9.75 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$39.95

Sudan: The Forgotten War
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Sudan: The Forgotten War

By Von Graffenried, Michael; Artur K. Vogel; Jean Gueyras; Richard Dowden; Hildegard Jutz

Berne: Benteli, 1995. Hardcover. First edition. Near Fine hardcover with spots of rubbing at the extremities; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Michael von Graffenried, an award-winning Swiss photojournalist, spent time in Sudan in the early 1990s, where he photographed the warring factions--Southern Christians versus Northern Muslims--in the national civil war. This volume is the catalogue issued in conjunction with a traveling exhibition that work. Photographs by Michael von Graffenried; essays by Artur K. Vogel, Jean Gueyras, Richard Dowden, Hildegard Jutz and von Graffenried. 144 pages; full-spread or full-page duo-toned b&w plates throughout; 8.75 x 11.5 inches. Biographies. Text in English, German, and French. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$39.95

Ed van der Elsken: Eye Love You, Mensenboek, vrouwen-, mannenboek, libido-, sex-, liefdes-, vriendschapsboek. Boek van geluk, verdriet, lijden, dood, strijd, moed, vitaliteit
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Ed van der Elsken: Eye Love You, Mensenboek, vrouwen-, mannenboek, libido-, sex-, liefdes-, vriendschapsboek. Boek van geluk, verdriet, lijden, dood, strijd, moed, vitaliteit

By Van der Elsken, Ed

Bussum: Van Holkema & Warendorf, 1977. Hardcover. Very Good+ hardcover with a touch of shelf wear, a small light bump to one edge, and spots of rubbing to the lower extremities; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The first book by Ed van der Elsken (1925-1990) completely in color, based mostly on his photojournalistic work for the magazine Avenue. The first half is a meditation on love; the second focuses on the struggle for subsistence and survival. Photographs and captions by Ed van der Elsken. Second edition (printing.) Unpaginated [160 pages]; color illustrations throughout; 9.75 x 12.25 inches. Text in Dutch. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$74.95

The Photography of Margaret Bourke-White
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The Photography of Margaret Bourke-White

By Bourke-White, Margaret

New York: Time Inc., 1956. Pamphlet. Good pamphlet with a horizontal crease, small pen notations, with the staples removed. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The catalogue for a traveling exhibition of work by Margaret Bourke-White. This copy has no indication of location but is copyright by Time Inc. and is thought to be a generic version that the galleries would imprint with local information. Photographs by Margaret Bourke-White; uncredited short biographical essay. 8 pages of thin card stock; 19 b&w illustrations; 10.5 x 6.75 inches.

$24.95

Margaret Bourke-White's People
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Margaret Bourke-White's People

By Bourke-White, Margaret; William Pearson Tolley

Syracuse: Journalism School of Syracuse University, nd [ca. 1970]. Paperback. First edition. Near Fine paperback with a hint of shelf wear, light stress marks at the spine, and staple holes to the upper fore edge of the front cover. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The catalogue for a student-curated exhibition of photographs by Margaret Bourke-White, drawn from negatives the photographer donated to the Manuscripts Collection, Carnegie Library, Syracuse Univeristy. The show was held at the Samuel I. Newhouse Communications Center Lobby, Journalism School of Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, April 24 - May 1 (year unknown.) Foreword by William Pearson Tolley; uncredited biographical essay and exhibition information. Staple-bound card wrappers; 8 pages; 5 b&w illustrations; 9.25 x 8 inches.

$39.95

Sarajevo
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Sarajevo

By Stoddart, Tom; Predrag Matvejevic

Washington DC: Smithsonian Press, 1998. Hardcover. First American edition, first printing. Fine hardcover in a Fine dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A collection of 1992 images documenting the plight of Sarajevo's remaining citizens in their daily efforts to survive destruction, bereavement, and fear. Photographs and captions by Tom Stoddart; essay by Predrag Matvejevic. 60 pages; b&w plates throughout; 8.75 x 9 inches.

$54.95

Time Magazine, November 7, 2005: Global Health, How to Save a Life
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Time Magazine, November 7, 2005: Global Health, How to Save a Life

By Nachtwey, James; Time Magazine

New York: Time Inc., 2005. Magazine. First edition. Near Fine with light signs of handling and a 1x3" label to the back cover. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The November 7, 2005, issue of Time magazine with: a 14-page photo-essay on global health photographed by James Nachtwey plus an additional three photos sprinkled elsewhere; a feature on Daniel Radcliffe growing up as Harry Potter; how George Bush will try to salvage his presidency; and more. Staple-bound magazine; 134 pages with three gatefolds; color and b&w reproductions throughout; 8 x 10.5 inches.

$14.95

Religious Goods, Teas & Refreshments: Irelands' Holy Places
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Religious Goods, Teas & Refreshments: Irelands' Holy Places

By Curwood, Colin

UK: Self-published, 1975. Paperback. First edition. Very Good minus with light shelf wear, a touch of rubbing along the spine edges, and a small crease to one corner of the cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A photoessay on Irish religious sites and pilgrimages. Photographs and texts by Colin Curwood. 56 pages; 41 full-page or full-spread b&w plates; 8.25 x 10.25 inches.

$39.95

Chris Steele-Perkins: Afghanistan
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Chris Steele-Perkins: Afghanistan

By Steele-Perkins, Chris; Andre Velter; Sayd Bahodine Majrouh

London: Westzone, 2001. Hardcover. SIGNED. First British edition, first printing. Fine hardcover in a Fine dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. Note that the white line along the spine in our photo is the reflection of the flash. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "These photographs are drawn from four trips Steele-Perkins made to Afghanistan during the course of four years. In the midst of a complex civil war, he captures the continuing cycles of everyday life. Images from the front line mingle with scenes of disrupted life in the fields, villages and towns; of an orphanage; of refugees and displaced families; of lapis lazuli miners; of someone picking up the pieces after the 1998 earthquake; of a cock fight and the horseback sport of bushkashi." Photographs and essay by Chris Steele-Perkins; introduction by Andre Velter; texts and poetry by Sayd Bahodine Majrouh. SIGNED BY STEELE-PERKINS on the title page and dated in 2003; no inscription. 128 pages; 76 full-page duo-toned b&w plates; 9.5 x 12.75 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$100.00

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