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Many people have a strong passion for photography, and Biblio is proud to present a wide selection of rare photography books in the Biblio Rare Book Room. From formal portraits of famous people throughout history to large books dedicated to specific photographers, there are plenty of fascinating and beautiful rare photography books to choose from in the Biblio Rare Book Room.



Swingeing London 67 - etching. by HAMILTON, Richard

London: Petersburg Press, 1968. Edition of 70. Signed and numbered in pencil lower left by Hamilton. This print was printed, embossed and diestamped by Hamilton and Giorgio Upiglio in Milan with collage added by Hamilton in London. In February 1967 Frase…

From Peter Harrington

£55,000.00


Photographs album of the Rail way of Bagdad made and dedicated by the photographer to Enver Pasha, the general commander of the Ottoman Army durning the First world war by Herrmann Consten, Photographer

1914 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. A Royal photographic album contains approx. 200 photographs explained in German on 53 leaves, by the photographer; Hermann Consten (1878 - 1967) who dedicated the album to the chief commander o…

From Archive

$50,000.00


Descriptive Book of Thieves by City of Cleveland Police Department

Approximately 3200 booking records (approximately 20 of which have been contemporaneously blotted-out) numbered 37888 to 41109 accompanied by individual 2 x 3 inches photographs and description of the person and their alleged crime. Full brown cloth. Fro…

From William Chrisant & Sons' Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$33,000.00


Twelve photographs of the British policy and military staff in Egypt before and during the first world war by Photography

Cairo Photographic Image. Very Good. No Binding. The photographs are a part of Naum Shoucair's collection has been published (except tow un known photographs in this collection) in his book, Tarikh Sina al Qadim wa al Hadith wa Jografiyyatuha, The history…

From Archive

$28,000.00


Ottoman map and photographs of Tarablus i Garb (Libya) by The Ottoman authority in Libya

Photographic Image. As New. No Binding. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Ottoman album about construction of a hospital in Tarablus i Garb (Libya) contains 17 photographs described in Ottoman. photographs 17.5 x 12.5 cm mounted on heavy paper (32 x 23.5 cm) and…

From Archive

$25,000.00


An almost-lifesize vintage portrait photograph of Sir James Hurtle Fisher (1790-1875), 'one of the most important pioneers of South Australia' ('Australian Dictionary of Biography') by FISHER, Sir James Hurtle

The very fine portrait (visible image size 545 × 395 mm, in its original ornate gilt frame, external dimensions 740 × 595 mm) is exquisitely hand-painted and signed by the famous colonial photographer, Townsend Duryea (1823-1888). His original label is…

From Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers

AU$25,000.00


[MASSIVE ARCHIVE OF THOUSANDS OF ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS AND PHOTOGRAPHIC SLIDES, ALONG WITH NUMEROUS AUDIO RECORDINGS, COMPILED BY JACOB HARRIS, AN AMERICAN WHO SERVED AS A SENIOR POLICE ADVISOR IN VIETNAM AND THAILAND DURING THE VIETNAM WAR]. by HARRIS, JACOB

Vietnam, Thailand, and elsewhere in Asia as well as the United States, Europe, and the Middle East ca. 1964-1974: Compiled by Jacob Harris, an American who served as a Senior Police Advisor in Vietnam and Thailand during the Vietnam War, 1964 - 1974, 1964…

From BUCKINGHAM BOOKS

$15,000.00


Sumo: Signed Taschen Limited Ed #393/10000 by Newton, Helmut; Newton, June

Taschen, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. Signed by Author. ~~Signed #393/10000 original heavyweight 1999 edition~~New/Sealed and still in its original Taschen packing box, with all seals of the special protective foam packaging intact.…

From 84 Charing Cross Road Books, IOBA

£10,193.00


NOVECENTO (1900) (inscribed by Bertolucci) by Angelo Novi (photographer), Bernardo Bertolucci (director)

Inscribed by Bertolucci in Italian to Walter Alferol on title page. Full green morocco faded to brown with debossed decoration to front cover. Marbled endpapers. 36 original tipped-in silver gelatin prints, 1 color print of the film crew , and 1 loose sil…

From William Chrisant & Sons' Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$12,000.00


A fine hand-coloured half-plate daguerreotype of Major-General Henry Dundas Drummond (1802-1867) of the East India Company, and his wife Emmeline by [DRUMMOND, Major-General Henry Dundas]

The image, from the early 1850s, is in the original leather case gilt-embossed 'Mr Kilburn, 234 Regent Street'. The celebrated William Kilburn trained his brother Douglas, who established Victoria's first professional photographic studio in 1847.…

From Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers

AU$16,500.00


Clyde Navigation. Glasgow Harbour and Docks by Annan & Sons

The price is £6000 [plus VAT at 20% if applicable] ANNAN & Sons. Clyde Navigation. Glasgow Harbour and Docks. Glasgow, Annan & Sons, 1892-1898 8 platinum prints, 15.5 x 12.0 ins, mounted on original card 25 x 19 ins with printed titles on card, some…

From Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books

£6,000.00


COWBOY MUSIC PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE by FERRY, NELLIE & CONNIE CHAPMAN [COMPILERS]

Portland, Oregon: Compiled by Colleen Chapman Cody, Nellie Ferry, & Earnest Ferry, 1935-1998., 1935-1998. First edition. An outstanding archive of material compiled by two Portland, Oregon women, who were presidents of their respective fan clubs afte…

From BUCKINGHAM BOOKS

$7,500.00


Album contenant 30 portraits de format "Carte de visite" de Personnalités / FINE COLLECTION OF 30 CARTE-DE-VISITE PORTRAITS INCLUDING ONE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN.

1860 FINE COLLECTION OF 30 CARTE-DE-VISITE PORTRAITS INCLUDING ONE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN. Album with 30 Carte-de-Visite portraits of celebrities (writers, painters, composers, artists, politicians): Abraham Lincoln, Alexandre Dumas père, Victor Hugo, …

From Louis Caron

CA$8,500.00


Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf ( Important Association Copy in Year of Publication ) by Riefenstahl, Leni

Berlin: im Deutschen Verlag,, 1937. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at half-title page - " Arthur Kiekebusch su wiedersehen 1937 herrlich (?) Leni Riefenstahl". Arthur Kiekebusch was a German production manager and director, best known for the 19…

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA

$5,000.00


Orphans & Elegies. by [Larkspur Press] James Baker Hall

Monterey, Kentucky:: Larkspur Press,, 2009.. Edition of 26. Broadsides: 14 x 11"; 4 single sheets. Photos: 20 x 16"; 8 single giclée prints. Type set by hand in Cloister Lightface. Printed with a hand fed C&P on Gampi Torinoko paper …

From Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers, LLC

$5,000.00


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