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The Four Suits

by Patterson, Benjamin; Philip Corner, Alison Knowles, Tomas Schmit

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Used - Very good
Edition
First Edition
Published
1965
Binding
Hardcover
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New York, NY: Something Else, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo (6.5"x9.5"). 192pp. Beige cloth wrapped boards. Author names gilt to cover along with the four playing card suits in navy. General shelfwear. Lower spine extreme bumped. Staining to upper (.75") and lower (1.75"x2.25") corners of front board. Foxing to text block. Black and white illustrations along… Read more about this item
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Running, Falling, Flying, Floating, Crawling

by Durant, Mark Alice (editor)

Condition
Used - Near fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
202
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9870578632735
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Baltimore, MD: Saint Lucy Books, 202. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 8vo (7.25"x9.25"). 287pp. Photo-illustrated wraps. Light bumping to spine extremes. Light bump to center of top edge of front board. Text block fine. No dust jacket as issued. Black and white and color photographs throughout along with essays and poetry.
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French Riviera Villages
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French Riviera Villages

by Thompson, Virginia; Juliet Thompson (photographer) and Augusta Rathbone (illustrator)

Condition
Used - Very Good+
Edition
First edition, limited
Published
1938
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1938. First edition, limited. Hardcover. Very Good+. 4to (12"x9"). Tan cloth-covered boards with pastedown spine label and title label to upper cover, illus. map endpapers. B&W photogravures, color aquatints by Rathbone. From a limited edition of 1000 copies. Inscribed, "To Miss R. Louise Deacon with best wishes," signed by Thompson and dated June 16,… Read more about this item
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2 original photographs
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2 original photographs

by Weber, Bruce (photographer)

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Good
Published
1986
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1986. Near Fine/Good. Both 8"x10". B&W glossy prints on Kodak paper of figures on the beach. Presumable from the series "O Rio de Janeiro". Laid in the original mailing envelope with Bruce Weber's studio return address: pen markings & stamps to envelope. The photo with multiple figures has markings in pen to the back. Bright & crisp. … Read more about this item
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Photo portfolio of the Great Smoky Mountains, Western North Carolina, Land of the Sky

by Elliot Lyman Fisher (photographer)

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
No additional printings listed
Published
1949
Binding
Loose/portfolio
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Elliot Lyman Fisher, 1949. No additional printings listed. Loose/portfolio. Near Fine/Very Good. Oblong 4to. (13"x16"). 6 loose "authentic reproduction" photographs hand-colored by Ella C. Fisher in tri-fold portfolio with tipped-in photo to cover. Portfolio cover & matte photos in cream (or allover, light tone) cold-pressed paper. Portfolio covers are sundarkened allover but to a 3" margin of the… Read more about this item
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Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov
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Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov

by Aivanhov, Omraam Mikhael

Condition
Used - Near fine
Jacket Condition
Near fine
Edition
Second German Edition
Published
2007
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9783895150937
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Dietingen, Germany: Prosveta Verlag GmbH, 2007. Second German Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. 8vo (8.5"x12.5"). 173pp along with three page bibliography. White paper covered boards. Title in gilt on front and spine of book. Embossed circular symbol on cover. Very light bumping to head and foot of spine. Missing front free end paper. Bound in glossy paper with… Read more about this item
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Perspective
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Perspective

by Proudkii, Val

Condition
Used - Near fine
Published
2007
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780980022506
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Photoandgraphica, 2007. Hardcover. Near fine. 8vo (10.25"x9.25"). 96pp. Photoillustrative wrapped boards. Rubbing. Pages near fine, with no marks or discoloration. Signed in pencil by the photographer.
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Dreams of A Young Girl
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Dreams of A Young Girl

by Robbie-Grillet, Alain; David Hamilton (photographer)

Condition
Used - Very good
Published
1971
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9780688064822
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New York City, New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc, 1971. Paperback. Very good. 8vo (8.75"x11.25"). 142 pp. Black illustrated wraps. Shelfwear. Corners lightly bumped. Slight yellowing to page edges. Color and BW photographs with the occasional poem.
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Das hunderttürmige Prag: Die alte Kaiserstadt an der Moldau

by Zimmermann, Hans Felix and Josef Pfetzner (foreward)

Condition
Used - Good+
Edition
First edition
Published
1943
Binding
Hardcover
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Munich, Germany: Raumbild-Verlag Otto Schönstein, 1943. First edition. Hardcover. Good+. 4to (12"x8"). 115pp. 1/4 bound in linen & paper-covered boards: boards are beveled & double-walled with cut spaces for spatial photos & steroscopic glasses. Glasses & all photos are present, both in fine condition. Includes laid-in instructions for use. Linen cracked at joints, spine extremes chipped & frayed.… Read more about this item
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River
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River

by Velsor, Mose and Reuben Cox (photographer)

Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
First edition, limited
Published
2018
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9781732194700
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Los Angeles, CA: Brown Roux, 2018. First edition, limited. Hardcover. Fine. Oblong 4to (9.5"x11.5"). Navy buckram covered boards with pastedown photo to upper cover & title in yellow to spine. No dust jacket as issued. Color photos. From a limited edition of 750 copies.
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Naked Las Vegas

by Friedler, Greg (photographer)

Condition
Used - Very Good+
Edition
First edition, first printing
Published
2008
Binding
Paperback
ISBN
9780393332483
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New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2008. First edition, first printing. Paperback. Very Good+. 4to (9.5"x7.5"). 174pp. Photographic paper-wraps. Light, general shelwear. Flat signed by Friedler to half title.
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Zero by Mostel
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Zero by Mostel

by Waldman, Max (photographer) and Zero Mostel (artist)

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
Good+
Edition
First edition
Published
1965
Binding
Hardcover
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New York: Horizon Press, 1965. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good+. 4to (11.5"x9"). Unpaginated. Black cloth-covered boards with giltstamped title. Very lightly soiled upper cover. Spine slant. Inscribed "To Dick Duhaime--In appreciation for all your kind help and assistance--", dated 6/16/66 & signed by Waldman to ffep. Pages toned. B&W photo plates. Typographic dust jacket covered in protective mylar:… Read more about this item
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Merce Cunningham

by Klosty, James (editor and photographer)

Condition
Used - Very Good+
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
Published
1975
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780841503595
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New York: Saturday Review Press/E.P. Dutton & Co, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Near Fine. 4to (11"x9"). 217pp. 1/4 bound black cloth & paper -covered boards. Head edges dented 2" from spine. B&W photos. Photographic dust jacket covered in protective mylar. Inscribed to Hilton Kramer (art critic), "with much respect" & signed by Klosty, at "Springfield Farm/Millbrook, NY/Feb… Read more about this item
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Landscapes: 1975-1979, Volume II

by Smith, Michael A. (photographer)

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
Published
1981
Binding
Hardcover
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Revere, PA: Lodima Press, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Oblong folio (23"x11"). Unpaginated. Black cloth-covered boards with silverstamped titles and pastedown photograph to upper board. Signed by Smith & hand-numbered 302/400 copies to colophon. Mylar dust jacket rubbed. Does not include volume I (that included a loose, original photograph) of the original set.
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Art Shay: Chicago Accent
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Art Shay: Chicago Accent

by Shay, Art and David Mamet (forward)

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Used - Very Good
Edition
First edition, limited
Published
2007
Binding
Paperback
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Chicago, IL: Stephen Daiter Gallery, 2007. First edition, limited. Paperback. Very Good. 4to (10.5"x8.5"). 75pp. Photographic wraps. Light general shelfwear. Lightly rubbed corners. Flat signed by Shay to title page. B&W photos throughout. Coincided with exhibition at Stephen Daiter Gallery March 9-26, 2007. Trade edition of 1,000 copies. Exhibition flyer & letter from gallery laid-in.
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Minor English Domestic Architecture: Being a Collection of Plates from Photographs Made by Wm. M. Clarke of the Cottages and Lesser Domestic Work of the English Country-Side in Three Volumes, Volume One
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Minor English Domestic Architecture: Being a Collection of Plates from Photographs Made by Wm. M. Clarke of the Cottages and Lesser Domestic Work of the English Country-Side in Three Volumes, Volume One

by Clarke, William M. (photographer)

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Used - Good+
Edition
First edition
Published
1923
Binding
Hardcover, looseleaf
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Los Angeles, CA: Los Angeles Pressed Brick Company, 1923. First edition. Hardcover, looseleaf. Good+. Folio (20"x15"). 10pp. booklet + 25 loose plates. 1/2 bound brown (leather-look) paper & grey cloth with decorative title, four sets of ribbon ties that connect lower cover. Soiled covers, especially the topedge of upper cover. Ties broken short. Heavy wear to corners: rubbed,… Read more about this item
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Appalachia: A Self-Portrait
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Appalachia: A Self-Portrait

by Ewald, Wendy (editor, photographer); Loyal Jones (essay) and Robert Coles (forward)

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First edition, first printing
Published
1979
Binding
Softcover
ISBN
9780917788208
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Frankfort and Whitesburg, KY: Gnomon Press/Appalshop Inc, 1979. First edition, first printing. Softcover. Near Fine. Square 8vo (9.5"x9"). Unpaginated. Photographic paper wraps; french flaps. Very light edgewear to tail edges. Slightly toned pages. No dust jacket as issued; covered in protective mylar by seller. Collection of work by The Mountain Photography Workshop photographers: Lyn Adams, Shelby Adams, Robert… Read more about this item
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Give Me Your Hands: The Barre Sculptors and Their Stone
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Give Me Your Hands: The Barre Sculptors and Their Stone

by Bartlett, Leslie D.

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
No additional printings listed
Published
2011
Binding
Hardcover
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Leslie D. Bartlett, 2011. No additional printings listed. Hardcover. Near Fine. Oblong 8vo (9"x11.5"). Unpaginated. Photographic paper-covered boards. Top corner of upper cover rubbed. Vellum first & last leaves (perfect bound). Photographs througout. Inscribed in Greek & signed by Bartlett to colophon.
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Selected Ponds
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Selected Ponds

by Bann, Stephen; Bernard Lassus, Dave Paterson (photographer) and Ian Hamilton Finlay (artist)

Condition
Used - Very Good+
Edition
First edition
Published
1975
Binding
Softcover
ISBN
9780915596102
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Reno, Nevada: The West Coast Poetry Review, 1975. First edition. Softcover. Very Good+. Square 4to (12"x12"). Unpaginated. Brown/photographic paper wraps; french flaps. Wear to all cover edges, light chipping. Pages lightly toned. B&W photographs. Two essays: parallel text in English, French & German. Covered in protective mylar by seller. Scarce.
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Painting, Photography, Film
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Painting, Photography, Film

by Moholy-Nagy, Laszlo

Condition
Used - Very Good+
Edition
First English trade edition
Published
1973
Binding
Trade paperback
ISBN
9780262630467
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Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 1973. First English trade edition. Trade paperback. Very Good+. Royal 8vo. 150pp. B&W paper wraps. 4" crease to bottom corner of upper cover. Small area of damage where sticker was removed to lower cover. Light shelfwear otherwise. Pages lightly tones. B&W photos throughout. First published in… Read more about this item
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