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Gifted Woman.

By Schatz, Howard; Ornstein, Beverly J.

San Francisco: Pacific Photographic Press , 1992. First Edition, First Printing Cloth As New in As New DJ 4to (9-1/2 x 11-1/2), 120 pp, 50 full-page B&W photographs of women who have been recognized for their accomplishments with a brief CV for each. AS NEW/AS NEW, DJ protected in mylar cover. Foreword by Laura Nader, Preface by Foreword Marcia Eymann. These portraits of prominent San Francisco Bay Area women, published in 1992, are brilliantly photographed and printed, and capture a past moment in the lives of 50 women, most of whom were or have since become known to people all over America and the world -- Belva Davis, Barbara Boxer, Mimi Farina, Janice Mirikitani, Ruth Asawa, Geraldine Walther, Jessica Mitford, Nancy Pelosi, Anna Halprin, Condoleeza Rice, Alice Waters, Isabel Allende and more. An extraordinary celebration of women's abilities in all fields. B4

$82.50

When We Liked Ike: Looking for Postwar America.
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When We Liked Ike: Looking for Postwar America.

By Norfleet, Barbara.

New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2001. First Edition, First Printing Cloth AS NEW in AS NEW DJ 4to (8-3/4 x 10-1/4), 160 pp. Hardbound book is FINE -- Unread, Unmarked and AS NEW in AS NEW unclipped glossy pictorial DJ. (h) Hula hoops and Slinkies and Silly Putty, crinolines and "modern" kitchens and smoking was cool. A fine memento to remind older people how it looked, or, if you want your children or grandchildren to actually see that we were more geeks than Fonzi's.

$14.50

Fantastic photographs.

By Colombo, Attilio (text); Translated from the French by Lydia Davis. Selection of photographs by Lorenzo Merlo and Claude Nori.

New York: Pantheon Books, 1979. First U.S. Edition Glossy Pictorial Wraps AS NEW in WRAPS 4to (8-1/4 x 11), Unpaginated (approx 150) with numerous B&W and Color photographs. Trade paperback is FINE -- unmarked, unread and AS NEW in NEAR FINE glossy pictorial wraps (tiny corner bumps, bottom edge wear). (h) Someone once said "Anyone can make photos of what IS there, but it's another thing to make photographs of what isn't there." This is a compendium of the best examples of 1970's darkroom magic.

$14.50

TINA MODOTTI (Aperture Masters of Photography -- No. 9 in the series).
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TINA MODOTTI (Aperture Masters of Photography -- No. 9 in the series).

By Modotti, Tina.

New York: Konemann / Aperture Foundation , 1999. First Edition Cloth AS NEW in AS NEW DJ Square 8to (8-1/2 x 8-1/2), 95 pp including Biographical Chronology. Book is FINE -- Unmar, Unread, and AS NEW in glossy pictorial DJ also AS NEW. Cover is black cloth with silver type. Text is is three languages: English, German, and French. (h) Brilliantly printed startling and wodnerful black & white photographs of the transitional years of the early 20th century in Mexico. Gift Quality.

$17.50

At First Sight: Photography and the Smithsonian.
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At First Sight: Photography and the Smithsonian.

By Foresta, Merry.

Washington DC: Smithsonian Books, 2003. First Edition Paperback AS NEW in WRAPS 4to (8-1/2 x 11-1/4), 292 pp including Index, Picture Credits, Contributors List and Glossary. Book is FINE -- Unmarked (other than black remainder line on bottom page block) , Unread, and AS NEW in Glossy pictorial wraps, heavy silver card stock with French Flaps also FINE. (h) An amazing historical compendium of photographs from French WWI aerial Reconnaissance photos to Teddy Roosevelt's hunting expeditions to explorers' photos from all over the world. Extraordinary book. B9

$21.50

WYNN BULLOCK: Aperture Masters of Photography -- No. 4.

By Fuess, David.

New York: Konemann / Aperture, 1999. First Edition, Second Printing Cloth AS NEW in AS NEW DJ 8to (8-1/2 x 8-1/4), 95 pp including Chronology and Selected Bibliography. Book is FINE -- unread, unmarked and AS NEW in AS NEW glossy pictorial dj. (h) Text is in English, French, and German, printed in three parallel columns on each page. As with all books published by Aperture, the black & white reproductions are striking and crisp, as close to an actual photograph as can be done on a printed page. Collectible

$17.50

Tibetan Voices: A Traditional Memoir (New -- still in publisher's shrinkwrap).
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Tibetan Voices: A Traditional Memoir (New -- still in publisher's shrinkwrap).

By Brian Harris-- Editor, Photographer and Foreword. Preface by Mark Heffernan. Written and edited by Heather Wardle; Iain Marrs, and George Csaba Koller.

San Francisco: Pomegranate Communications, 1996. First Edition Paperback NEW in Shrinkwrap Wide 8vo (11" x 8-3/4), 144 pp. including biographies and glossary. Paperbound book is NEW in original publisher's shrinkwrap. Unmarked, unopened, untouched. This is gift quality and is an extraordinary gift, showing age-old traditions that are on the edge of extinction.(h) Royalties from the sales of this book are divided among Seva Service Society, the Tibetan Health Education Organization, The Nuns Project, and the Delek Hospital Aid Foundation. B7

$22.50

Americanos: Latino Life in the United States.
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Americanos: Latino Life in the United States.

By Lea Ybarra; Preface by Edward James Olmos; Introduction by Carlos Fuentes .

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1999. First Edition, Fourth Printing Glossy Pictorial Wraps AS NEW in WRAPS 4to (9-1/4 x 11-3/4), 176 pp including Biographies of all contributors -- writers, Editors, Photographers, and Photo Editors. Paperbound book is FINE -- Unmarked, Unread, and AS NEW in glossy pictorial wraps, also AS NEW. (h) Bi-lingual texts of poetry and essays accompany brilliant views of the wide diversity of lives of Latin Americans who live in the United States. Photographs are done by a stellar array of more than 30 award-winning photographers and look intensely at lives at work, at play, at churches from New York to the Rio Grande, "Americanos" of many nationalities -- Cuban, Panamanian, Puerto Rican, Mexican, Argentinean, and more. The drawing of an arbitrary line called a border and a history dominated by Spanish-speaking colonialists, make it difficult to see that these are Native Americans, North and South. Brilliantly done. B8

$14.50