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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

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

Lee Friedlander: Staglieno
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Lee Friedlander: Staglieno

By Friedlander, Lee; Peter Galassi; Maria Friedlander

Tucson: Nazraelli Press, 2002. Hardcover. First edition, 2002. NEW hardcover bound in burgundy velvet with a photographic plate affixed to the front cover in publisher's shrink wrap; no dj as issued. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, BOXED. A collection of images of the statuary and monuments in an Italian cemetery. Photographs by Lee Friedlander; introduction by Peter Galassi; afterword by Maria Friedlander. From an edition limited to 2000 unnumbered copies. 56 pages; 48 duo-toned b&w plates; 11.25 x 11.5 inches.

$59.95

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

New York
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New York

By Hermann, Bernard; Gilbert Millstein

Harry N. Abrams, 1977. Hardcover. First edition. Fine clothbound hardcover in a Very Good+ pictorial dust jacket with light rubbing and a small abrasion at one fore edge. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. New York City's special flavor and hard-edged beauty are captured in this kaleidoscopic view, showing the vastness and diversity of the Big Apple. Photographs by Bernard Hermann; introduction by Gilbert Millstein. 196 pages; 186 color photographs; 7.75 x 11 inches.

$15.95

Bruce Gilden: Go
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Bruce Gilden: Go

By Gilden, Bruce; Sophie Darmaillacq

UK: Trebuk, 2000. Hardcover. SIGNED. Fine red-clothbound hardcover with abstract lion design embossed to the front (back cover to Westerners) and title embossed on the spine with a touch of soiling to the boards; no dj, as issued. A very nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Aggressive, in-your-face, flash 'n' slash street photography from a master of the genre. Magnum photographer Bruce Gilden prowls the streets of Japan and finds yakuza, criminals, beggars, prostitutes, the homeless, and biker gangs. A beautiful production. Photographs by Bruce Gilden; interview with the artist conducted by Sophie Darmaillacq. SIGNED BY GILDEN on the colophon page; no inscription. From an edition limited to 3000 numbered copies, this being #759. 96 pages; 62 duo-toned b&w plates + 4 Manga illustrations; 9 x 13.5 inches. Ref: Parr & Badger, Photobook, Vol. 2, p.310. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$350.00

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

Serge Mendjisky: Exhibition Catalogue, December 2, 2009 - January 3, 2010
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Serge Mendjisky: Exhibition Catalogue, December 2, 2009 - January 3, 2010

By Mendjisky, Serge; Christophe Donner

New York: Galerie Elysees / Galeries Bartoux, 2009. Paperback. First edition. Fine/As New paperback. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The catalogue for an exhibition of work by Serge Mendjisky, held at the Galerie Elysees, NYC, December 2, 2009 - January 3, 2010. Mendjisky was born in 1929 in Paris. Though an established painter, in 2000 he turned to photography as the final medium for his artistic expression. He collages his photographic images producing multiple and mixed perspectives. By decomposing and recomposing the skylines of some of the most well-known cities of the world like New-York and Paris, Mendjisky creates new urban landscapes that question our sense of perception. Introduction by Christophe Donner. Staple-bound; 20 heavy, plastic covered glossy pages; 12 full-page or full-spread color plates; 8 x 8 inches. Artist's biography.

$14.95

Steve Schapiro: American Edge
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Steve Schapiro: American Edge

By Schapiro, Steve; Dave Hickey

Santa Fe, NM: Arena Editions, 2000. Hardcover. First edition, 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. "Schapiro traveled throughout the United States photographing and recording people and issues during the turbulent decade of the 1960s. Offering a singular vision of the fractured fabric of contemporary American life, American Edge represents a major rediscovery of an extremely good documentary photographer." Photographs by Steve Schapiro; text by Dave Hickey. 200 pages; 94 duo-toned b&w plates; 11.5 x 9.75 inches. Caption list. Overseas sales and expedited shipping will require extra postage for this volume.

$34.95

Horizon, A Magazine of the Arts, July 1962, Vol. 4, No. 6
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Horizon, A Magazine of the Arts, July 1962, Vol. 4, No. 6

By Cartier-Bresson, Henri; William Harlan Hale

New York: American Heritage, 1962. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Very Good clothbound hardcover with crisp gilt titling to the front and spine and a color plate mounted to the front with light soiling/tanning to the covers, a spot of wear to one tip, and a light bump to the bottom edges of the boards; interior fine, clean and bright; no dj as issued. A nice copy overall. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The July 1962 issue of Horizon, A Magazine of the Arts (Vol. 4, No. 6) with: a 28-page portfolio on the Seine with 13 b&w photos by Cartier-Bresson alternating with paintings of the river; full-page portraits by Ruth Orkin and Peter Basch; photos of Petra by Inge Morath; an article on the Algonquin Round Table with caricatures by Al Hirschfield; articles on Akira Kurosawa and Alfred Kazin and the illustrator Gerard Hoffnung with a portfolio of his work; David Lean and the making of Lawrence of Arabia; a color portfolio of satiric illustrations by Paul Davis with text by Edward Sorel; photos by Ezra Stoller, Fritz Henle, Dimitri Kessel, and others; and much more. Edited by William Harlan Hale. 120 page; color and b&w reproductions throughout; 9 x 12.25 inches.

$15.95

Daido Moriyama: t-82
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Daido Moriyama: t-82

By Moriyama, Daido

Tokyo: PowerShovel Books, 2006. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Good+ paperback with rubbing to the edges and wear to the lower fore corner of the text block--interior otherwise clean and bright--in a Very Good minus dust jacket with a chip/tear to the crown, shelf wear, and light wear to the lower tips. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Images from the streets of Tokyo by Moriyama, using a Polga--a hybrid Holga camera that uses Polaroid film. Photographs by Daido Moriyama. Unpaginated [158 pages]; 155 full-bleed b&w plates; 9-5/8 x 9-1/4 inches.

$24.95

Helen Levitt: Here and There
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Helen Levitt: Here and There

By Levitt, Helen; Adam Gopnik

New York: powerHouse Books, 2003. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Fine/As New clothbound hardcover with a light bump to the heel 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. "Here and There is a monograph featuring never-before-published photographs by Helen Levitt (1913-2009), including portraits of her friends James Agee and Walker Evans. The recently discovered photographs featured in Here And There represent Levitt's own favorite images selected from her immense private collection. The sheer determination of this inimitable photographer to walk the streets of her beloved city for over seven decades and take pictures of what she sees reaffirms her unofficial status as New York City's visual poet laureate." Photographs by Helen Levitt; foreword by Adam Gopnik. SIGNED BY LEVITT on the half-title page; no inscription. 120 pages; 110 full-page tri-toned b&w photographic plates; 9.5 x 8.5 inches.

$300.00

Boris Mikhailov: The Hasselblad Award 2000
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Boris Mikhailov: The Hasselblad Award 2000

By Mikhailov, Boris; Gunilla Knape; Boris Groys; Jan Kaila

Goteborg & Zurich: Hasselblad Center & Scalo, 2000. Hardcover. First edition, 2000, first printing. Fine hardcover in a Fine dust jacket; appears to be new. 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, BOXED. The catalogue issued in conjunction with the presentation of the prestigious Hasselblad Award to the Russian photographer Boris Mikhailov (b. 1938.) The photographs reproduced here are all from the 1978 series "Dance." Photographs by Boris Mikhailov; essay by Boris Groys; interview with the artist conducted by Jan Kaila; edited and with a foreword by Gunilla Knape. 88 pages; 65 tri-toned b&w plates + text illustrations; 9 x 10 inches. Biography. Text in English.

$34.95

Tom Wood: Photie Man
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Tom Wood: Photie Man

By Wood, Tom; Manfred Heiting; Padraig Timoney

Gottingen: Steidl, 2005. Paperback. First edition, first printing. NEW paperback in the publisher's shrink wrap. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A mid-career survey of the work of Tom Wood, a New Brighton, England, street photographer. He was known as "photieman" because everyday he was out on the streets with his camera. Published in conjunction with a traveling exhibition. Photographs by Tom Wood; edited by Manfred Heiting; illustrations by Padraig Timoney. 224 pages; 106 color and 68 tri-toned b&w plates; 8.5 x 11 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$100.00

Nino Migliori: Neorealismo, Scenes of Life in Post-War Italy
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Nino Migliori: Neorealismo, Scenes of Life in Post-War Italy

By Migliori, Nino; Arturo Carlo Quintavalle

New York: Keith de Lillis Gallery, 2001. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Near Fine paperback with French flaps with a hint of rubbing to the extremities. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The catalogue for an exhibition of work by Nino Migliori featuring street scenes in Italy in the 1950s, held at the Keith de Lellis Gallery, NYC, January 12 - March 3, 2001. Lovely work. Photographs by Nino Migliori; essay by Arturo Carlo Quintavalle. 48 pages with two gatefolds; 41 duo-toned b&w plates; 9 x 10.5 inches. Biography, thumbnails with captions.

$34.95

Important Photographs from a Private American Collection: Christie's, New York, Wednesday 17 October 2007, #2076
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Important Photographs from a Private American Collection: Christie's, New York, Wednesday 17 October 2007, #2076

By Frank, Robert; Stuart Alexander; Christie's

New York: Christie's, 2007. Paperback. First edition. NEW paperback. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, BOXED. Auction catalog featuring a selection of rare Robert Frank prints (18 lots). Extensive historical reference material is provided for many of the Frank images including reproductions of where the image first appeared, the signature, labels or markings from the back of the print, and reproductions of book jackets. The auction also included images by Arbus (1), Bourke-White (1), Brassai (2), Engel (1), Evans (8), Lange (1), Leipzig (1), Levitt (1), Model (1), Shahn (1), Weegee (1). Introduction by Stuart Alexander. 88 pages with two gatefolds; 37 lots reproduced full-page and in color plus many color text illustrations; 8.5 x 10.5 inches. Christie's, New York, auction #2076, held Wednesday, October 17, 2007. LAID IN is the prices realized sheet.

$34.95

Andre Kertesz: The Early Years
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Andre Kertesz: The Early Years

By Kertesz, Andre; Robert Gurbo; Bruce Silverstein

New York: Norton, 2005. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine clothbound hardcover with a light bump to one tip in a Near Fine vellum dust jacket with a tiny chip to two tips; appears to be new and unread. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A monograph focusing for the first time exclusively on Kertesz's early Hungarian prints; selected from more than 1,000 contact prints in the artist's estate and reproduced actual size. Photographs by Andre Kertesz; introduction by Bruce Silverstein; essay by Robert Gurbo. 160 pages; 66 duo-toned b&w plates + 11 text illustrations; 5.25 x 5.25 inches.

$29.95

Weegee: Naked New York
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Weegee: Naked New York

By Weegee; Arthur Fellig; John Coplans

New York: Te Neues, 1997. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine cloth-bound hardcover with light blunting 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. A collection of the NYC street photography of Weegee (born Arthur Fellig, 1899-1968); essay by John Coplans. 80 pages; 41 full-page or full-spread b&w plates + thumbnails with captions; 6.5 x 8.75 inches. Bibliography.

$34.95

South Africa in Transition
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South Africa in Transition

By Weiner, Dan; Alan Paton

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1956. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Near Fine cloth-bound hardcover with light rubbing to the spine ends, a very light patch of moisture exposure to back at the heel--with no inside indications--and a one- by one-inch square of stain to the ffep in a Near Fine dust jacket with a small chip to the front, a small closed tear/crease to the back, and light wear at the spine ends; interior clean and bright. A nice copy. 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. A documentary examination of South Africa in the 1950s, as the country transitioned to an industrial society. Weiner's first book. Photographs by Dan Weiner; text by Alan Paton. Gorgeous two-toned cloth--black and buckram--with crisp red stamped text to front and spine. Unpaginated [ca. 100 pages]; 82 b&w illustrations + color frontis + 1 map; 8.5 x 11.25 inches. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$64.95

Weegee's People
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Weegee's People

By Weegee; Arthur Fellig

New York: Essential Books/Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1946. Hardcover. First edition. Very Good minus brown cloth-bound hardcover with dark brown and gilt design/lettering to the front and spine, with rubbing to the extremities and light wear/small bumps along the bottom edges of the boards, in a Fair dust jacket with chipping at the edges, a dime-sized hole to the back, overall soiling, and loss to the spine ends. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. From the author of Naked City we get a more benign, though candid, view of NYC, from the streets to the swells. Weegee's second book. Photographs and introduction by Weegee (Arthur Fellig.) Unpaginated [246 pages]; 265 gravure-printed b&w images; 6.5 x 9.75 inches. See: Roth, The Open Book, p146-147; Auer, 802 Photo Books, p317.

$135.00

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