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Forman Hanna; Pictorial Photographer of the Southwest

by Hanna, Forman

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Flagstaff, AZ:1985): Nothland Press and University of Arizona. First Edition. Quarto. 138 pages, 57 plates, Laid in is a card from the Jan Kesner Gallery of Los Angeles with a note for a photograph that was listed at $1500. Photograph on verso of card is a nude. His earliest photographs were of Acoma and Southwest Indians as… Read more
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Nursing Scrapbook from Hawaii in 1943 to the Government Hospital in Springfield, Missouri in the period just after World War II. There are 361 black-and-white photographs of which 147 are of nurses, others are nurses with their beaus, hospitals, other family. The key nurses are identified from the newspaper articles featuring them. Hawaii WWII/Springfield, Missouri Gov Rehab. Photographs are… Read more
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circa 1906, 8 x 5 photograph shows damage caused by the earth quake of the Memorial church on the [Leland] Stanford campus.
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Egoiste, No. 11

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1989
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Paris: Les Editions Cassini, 1989. Folio. One of the great photographic magazines issued in a small print run and sponsored by the major fashion companies which has some of the finest fashion photography ever produced. French text. The poetry with interviews section of Mikhail Grobatchev (by Francoise Sagan), Twyla Tharp by Claude Arnaud, David Lynch by Kristine… Read more
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La Fronterea, the United States Border with Mexico

by Weisman, Alan and Jay Dusard, Photographer

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San Diego; (1986): Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. First Edition. Quarto. 200pp., illustrated by photographer Jay Dusard. The author's write "The two-thousand mile border shared by the United States and Mexico is the most dramatic intersection of first and third world realities" The author and photographer travel the entire border interviewing the people, Mexican and American. Like the present, they probe… Read more
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Alfred Stieglitz :the Key Set, the Alfred Sieglitz Collection of Photographs. 2 Volume Set in the Original Slipcase

by Greenough, Sarah and Alfred Stieglitz

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Washington D. C.:(2002): National Gallery of Art/Harry Abrams. First Edition. Thick Quartos. . In two volumes. lxiii, 1012 pages, v. 1: 1886-1922 -- v. 2: 1923-1937. Includes bibliographical references (pages 972-990) and index. This is now the essential reference work that reproduces and traces the history of all 1,642 photographs referred to as the photographer's "key"… Read more
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Each of the four original postcards were never mailed which because of their size (10 3/4" x 3 1/2") would not have survived postal handling. The Harwood Photo Service was in Medford, Oregon in 1925 and lasted until 1933 though these photographs would have been taken circa 1925-1930) [see Rogue Valley Photographers website]. The costs of… Read more
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4 Page Autographed Letter Signed, Boston, 1866

by Pickering, Edward Charles, (1846-1919)

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4 pages (five with overwriting on page 3). Edward Pickering had just graduate from Harvard and became a Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He later made the Harvard College Observatory known and became a leading writer on astronomy and after questioning Niels Bohr on atomic structure, he became convinced of Bohr's theories. He is writing to his… Read more
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The Mural Project, Photography By Ansel Adams

by Adams, Ansel, Peter Wright An John Armor

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Published
1989
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First Edition
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Santa Barbara: Reverie Press, 1989. First Edition. Quarto. . First printing. 112pp., with an index to each photograph. These photographs were selected and with an introduction by Peter Wright and John Armor. During the years 1941-1942, Adams was employed by the U.S. Department of the Interior to take a series of photographs in the Western national parks. These became… Read more
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Franacis Frith in Egypt and Palestine; a Victorian Photographer Abroad

by Nickel, Douglas R.

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Princeton and Oxford; (2004): Princeton University Press. First Edition. Quarto. First printing. 239pp. In 1856m Francis Frith set out on the first of three tours of Egypt and the Holy Lands. He traveled up the Nile and then on to the Sinai, Palestine, Syria, and Lebanon. He took exquisite photographs of ruins, landscapes, and legendary sites. He published his… Read more
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image of Signed Cabinet Photograph of Frank R. Stockton

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Frank Richard Stockton (1834-1902) was an American writer of children's fairy tales who is often viewed as ahead of his time. He avoided the moralizing endemic to the era and mocked an age of greed, lust for power and violence. Maurice Sendak chose to illustrate his classic work: "The Griffin and Minor Canon" and this won for Sendak a… Read more
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Photograph measuring 9 1/2" x 7 1/2" of Crane's Orangekiss Ice Cream in horse drawn wagon. The photographer Harry B Leopold (1890-1977) produced images for the Baltimore Sun in the period circa 1920 of train wrecks, public buildings, etc. Crane's won the Ice Cream Badge from the Sesqui-Centennial International Exhibition in 1926 which was… Read more
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image of Leitz Directions, Leica Camera

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Wetzlar (printed in Leipzig, 1935): Ernst Leitz, Optical Works. Small Octavo. 64 pages. One of the most expansive of the directions series produced by Letiz. This issue was designed for the English-speaking Leica fans in the U.S. It contains every known item used by photographers in preparation for the Olympics. Staple bound in pictorial paper wraps, chipping to bottom… Read more
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A Vanished World

by Vishniac, Roman

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New York; (1983): Farrar, Straus and Giroux. First Edition. Quarto. Signed by Vishniac. 79(1)pp. With a foreword by Elie Wiesel, with black and white photographs, Commentary on each photograph follows the preface. Roman, in his commentary ask "Why did I do it? A hidden camera to record the way of life of a people who had no desire to… Read more
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Arizona 100 Years Grand

by Heidinger, Lisa Schnebly

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Published
2012
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First Edition
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Phoenix: O'Neill Printing, 2012. First Edition. Oblong Octavo. Second printing. 241 pages, index. This beautifully produced book celebrates Arizona's unique history through pictures contributed by photographers, businesses, and state and federal archives. It features a photograph from each year from 1912 to 2012 on a double-page layout with dozens of photographs. Included are historical highlights such as Gov.… Read more
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Santo Domingo: The Corn Dance

by Vroman, Adam Clark

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(21.4 cm x 16.4 cm). Photograph by Adam Clark Vroman Koshari-Pueblo of Santo Domingo ca. 1900. Between 1895 and 1904, Adam Clark Vroman photographed the landscape and native peoples of the American Southwest. He photographed the Hopis, Zunis, and Pueblos, among other tribes. His portraits of Native Americans humanize, rather than romanticize, his subjects. The process he… Read more
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The Mesa of Tâaaiyalana or Thunder Mountain

by Vroman, Adam Clark

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(20.4 cm x 15 cm). Photograph by Adam Clark Vroman … Read more
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A View of Chaco Pueblo Bonita

by Coze, Paul

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(19.5 x 21.2). Photograph from the Paul Coze Estate Photographers not identified … Read more
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Untitled Photograph

by Moon, Carl

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(8 cm x 10.5 cm). Untitled Photograph. Carl Moon Photograph of an Indian woman with a large jar on her back standing by a small creek. No title or stamp. (25.1 cm x 20 cm) Carl E. Moon (originally spelled Karl) moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1903, where he set up a photography studio… Read more
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Snake Dance

by Coze, Paul

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(25.2 cm x 20.1 cm.). Photographs from the Paul Coze Estate Photographers… Read more
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