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Continental Drift
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Continental Drift

By PETTUS, Peter

(Sharon, Connecticut: Sharon Press, 2006. Fine/Fine. First edition. Quarto. 304pp. Fine in fine dustwrapper and housed in the original printed cardboard box.

$75.00

Happy Times
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Happy Times

By GILL, Brendan, text by. Photographs by Jerome Zerbe

New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973. Very Good/Near Fine. First edition. Quarto. 288pp. Photographs by Jerome Zerbe. Small dampstain on bottom page fine edges in the gutters, bottom edge of front board lightly dampstained, cloth soiled, about very good in a near fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by Jerome Zerbe on the half-title.

$150.00

Happy Times
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Happy Times

By GILL, Brendan, text by. Photographs by Jerome Zerbe

New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973. Near Fine. First edition. Quarto. 288pp. Photographs by Jerome Zerbe. Corners lightly bumped, else fine lacking the dustwrapper.

$25.00

Jazz Street
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Jazz Street

By STOCK, Dennis

Garden City: Doubleday, 1960. Very Good/Very Good. Frist edition. Introduction and commentary by Nat Hentoff. Small folio. Moderate wear at the spine ends, very good in good plus dustwrapper with several moderate chips and tears. Inscribed by the photographer: "For Johnny: Just a few pictures to keep company with the cherished sounds. Dennis Stock."

$350.00

Cabinet Card of a Small Child in an Elaborate Perambulator
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Cabinet Card of a Small Child in an Elaborate Perambulator

Sidney, Ohio: Ed. L. Hall, 1890. Near Fine. Collodion photograph. Image size 3.75" x 5.5" on 4.25" x 6.25" thick card with photographers printed mark below the image. Very near fine. Image of a small child in an especially intricate baby carriage.

$125.00

The Tree Where MAN WAS BORN: THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE
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The Tree Where MAN WAS BORN: THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE

By Matthiessen, Peter and Eliot Porter

New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc, 1972. Fine/Fine. First edition. Quarto. 247pp. Brown cloth. Fine in a price-clipped else fine dustwrapper. Beautifully photographed and accompanied by extensive text on the region's history.

$35.00

Under the Mountain Wall: A Chronicle of Two Seasons in the Stone Age
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Under the Mountain Wall: A Chronicle of Two Seasons in the Stone Age

By MATTHIESSEN, Peter

New York: Viking Press, 1962. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. Modest soiling to the edges of the boards, else very good in about very good rubbed dustwrapper with scattered small tears to the edges.

$20.00

A Russian Journal
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A Russian Journal

By STEINBECK, John

New York: Viking Press, 1948. Fine/Fine. First edition. Quarto. Pictures by Robert Capa. Fine in just about fine dustwrapper with a couple of tiny tears. A very nice copy and scarce thus.

$400.00

Great Walls of China
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Great Walls of China

By PALAIA, Franc

Westfield, New Jersey: Eastview Editions, 1984. Near Fine. First edition. [40]pp. Pictorial wrappers. Illustrated from color photographs. Foreword by Peter Frank. Introduction by Richard Haas. Some rubbing, near fine. Inscribed by the author. Text in English and Chinese. Images of billboards.

$25.00

Under the Mountain Wall: A Chronicle of Two Seasons in the Stone Age
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Under the Mountain Wall: A Chronicle of Two Seasons in the Stone Age

By MATTHIESSEN, Peter

New York: Viking Press, 1962. Fine/Fine. First edition, second issue that states Book Club Edition and with a replaced contents page. Fine in fine dustwrapper.

$45.00

Islands
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Islands

By FOWLES, John; Fay Godwin

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1978. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First American edition. Small quarto. Photographs by Fay Godwin. Scattered spotting to the top edge, near fine in near fine dustwrapper.

$18.00

Self Portrait with Friends: The Selected Diaries of Cecil Beaton 1926-1974
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Self Portrait with Friends: The Selected Diaries of Cecil Beaton 1926-1974

By BEATON, Cecil. Richard Buckle

(New York): Times Books, 1979. Hardcover. Fine. First American edition. Octavo. 435pp. Brown cloth stamped in gilt. Fine with the bookplate of actress Ruth Gordon and her husband, the director and writer Garson Kanin on both pastedowns, lacking the dustwrapper.

$25.00

Visions of Paradise: Themes and Variations on the Garden
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Visions of Paradise: Themes and Variations on the Garden

By SCHINZ, Marina and Susan Littlefield

New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, Inc, 1985. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Third printing. Folio. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Ownership signature of poet Eleanor Rosse Taylor.

$30.00

From May Sarton's Well
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From May Sarton's Well

By SARTON, May. Edited by Edith Royce Schade

Watsonville: Papier-Mache Press, 1994. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Edited with photographs by Edith Royce Schade. Quarto. A trifle foxed else fine in about fine price-clipped dustwrapper. Signed by Edith Royce Schade.

$45.00

Countdown 2: A Subterranean Magazine
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Countdown 2: A Subterranean Magazine

By (CRUMB, Robert, Allen Ginsberg, Thomas King Forcade, Irwin Silber, Jerry Takigawa and John Hamamura, D.A. Latimer) HOWARD, Mel, edited by

New York: New America Library, 1970. Softcover. Near Fine. First edition. Mass market paperback. Illustrated. Edges rubbed, near fine. An anthology with contributions Robert Crumb, Allen Ginsberg, Thomas King Forcade, Irwin Silber, Jerry Takigawa and John Hamamura, D.A. Latimer and others. Signet Book, Q4229.

$25.00

Quick-Eyed Love: Photography and Memory
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Quick-Eyed Love: Photography and Memory

By GARRETT, Susan

Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, 2005. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Foreword b y Marjorie Sandor. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Signed by Garrett.

$35.00

Letters of Patent for an Improved Folding Stereoscope Viewer. 1870

Washington: Patent Office, 1870. Softcover. Near Fine. Partically printed document. Two bifolia stitched together with ribbon and secured with a paper seal. Old horizontal fold, small tears in the margins, very faint dampstain on the last two blank pages, very good or better. A letter of patent awarded to Edwin K. Page of Havana, New York for his "Improvement in Folding-Stereoscope", signed by Acting Secretary of the Interior W. J. Otto and by Commissioner of Patents Samuel S. Fisher. Page [4] is a printed drawing of the invention signed by Page, his attorneys, and witnesses. Scarce and interesting.

$2000.00

Original Portrait Photograph of an Elderly Piano Player[?]
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Original Portrait Photograph of an Elderly Piano Player[?]

By VAN DER ZEE, James

New York: G.G.G. Photo Studio, Inc, 1949. Unbound. Fine. Original gelatin silver portrait photograph of an unidentified elderly African-American man by James Van Der Zee. Image size approximately 5" x 6.5". Stamped with the photographer's "G.G.G. Photo Studio" rubberstamp on the back of the photo. A portrait of a well-dressed elderly African-American man with hat in hand, leaning on a piano. Generally in near fine condition with small creases on the bottom left corner probably held by an old corner mount. Unidentifed and undated, but we obtained along with another photograph by Van Der Zee of an identified musician dated in 1949. A nice image by Van Der Zee.

$2500.00

Original Portrait Photograph of Violinist Harry Stote
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Original Portrait Photograph of Violinist Harry Stote

By VAN DER ZEE, James

New York: James Van Der Zee G.G.G. Photo Studio, Inc, 1949. Unbound. Near Fine. Original sepia-toned gelatin silver portrait photograph of Harry Stote by James Van Der Zee. Image size 8" x 10". Signed in the plate "Van Der Zee, N.Y.C. 1949", stamped thrice with the photographer's "G.G.G. Photo Studio" rubberstamp on the back of the photo. A portrait of a well-dressed elderly African-American man seated and facing the camera, holding a large cigar. Generally in near fine condition with a small crease on the bottom left corner where it was probably held by an old corner mount and a tiny tear on one margin. Handwritten notes on verso state: "Harry Stote - vioin in 70s. Clef Club musical - couldn't read on violin" (by which we assume is meant that he played the violin but didn't read music). We could find little or nothing about Stote and posit that the name could be spelled wrong. A nice image by Van Der Zee, larger than most we've seen.

$3500.00

Beyond Reason
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Beyond Reason

By TRUDEAU, Margaret

New York: Paddington Press, 1979. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by Trudeau to Bill Boggs, four-time Emmy Award-winning television talk show host and raconteur, who interviewed the photographer, First Lady of Canada, and mother of the current Prime Minister on his show: "To Bill, who dared to ask me the most important questions. With respect, Margaret Trudeau." Very uncommon signed.

$400.00

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