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The Sweet Flypaper of Life
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The Sweet Flypaper of Life

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] HUGHES, Langston (text); DECARAVA, Roy (photographs)

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1955
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955. First Edition. First Printing, wrappered issue. Small octavo (18cm); original photo-illustrated card wrappers; 98pp; illus. Inscribed in a contemporary hand by Edwin and Louise Rosskam on the verso of the front wrapper to Sarah Libsohn, daughter of Photo League co-founder Sol Libsohn: "For Sarah / on her 16th birthday / from the Rosskams."… Read more about this item
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The Harlem Book of the Dead [Inscribed by Billops, Dodson, and Van Der Zee]

by [AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY & LITERATURE] VAN DER ZEE, James, Owen Dodson, and Camille Billops (contributors); MORRISON, Toni (foreword)

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1978
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Dobbs Ferry, NY: Morgan & Morgan, 1978. First Edition. First Printing, wrappered issue. Quarto (26.5cm); original pictorial card wrappers; [x],85,[1]pp; illus. Signed and inscribed by the three principal contributors to this volume: by Owen Dodson, in a contemporary hand, on the verso of the front wrapper ("To the Bartoks / Best always, Owen Dodson / Nov.12, 1978"), and by… Read more about this item
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Havana 1933

Havana 1933

by EVANS, Walker (photographs); MORA, Gilles (essay)

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1989
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New York: Pantheon Books, 1989. First American Edition. First Printing. Quarto (28.75cm); black paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in grey on spine; dustjacket; [7],8-111,[1]pp; chiefly illus. Tiny remainder dot to upper edge of textblock, faint scuff to rear cover; very Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $35.00), with a thin, 2.75" scratch to rear panel; Near Fine. A volume… Read more about this item
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Summer Diary 1986 [Supplemento alla rivista Per Lui]

Summer Diary 1986 [Supplemento alla rivista Per Lui]

by WEBER, Bruce (photographs); Franca Sozzani (ed), et al.

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1986
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Milan: Conde Nast, 1986. First Edition. Quarto (28cm). Pictorial paper wrappers; unpaginated. Near Fine in the original wrappers. Issued as a supplement to the Italian fashion magazine Per Lui; text in Italian and English. An unironic and unapologetic celebration of eighties America in all its richest, handsomest, and most vapid glory.
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Death in the Making

Death in the Making

by [SPANISH CIVIL WAR - PHOTOGRAPHY] CAPA, Robert and Gerda TARO; text translated by Jay Allen

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1938
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New York: Covici-Friede, 1938. First Edition. First Printing. Quarto (28cm); taupe cloth, blocked and titled in black on spine and front cover; dustjacket; unpaginated [96]pp; photographically illustrated. Gently spine-sunned, lightly shelfworn, with foxing to spine, joints, board edges, and upper edge of textblock; pronounced offsetting to gutters at endpapers from binder's glue, though text and illustrations are mostly clean;… Read more about this item
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Report #79. Searchlight Investigation Section: Historical Review
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Report #79. Searchlight Investigation Section: Historical Review

by [MILITARY ENGINEERING - WW1] CORPS OF ENGINEERS, U.S. ARMY

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N.p. [Washington, D.C: Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army 1918-1919]. Small quarto (28cm). Presentation binding of half calf over dark brown buckram, titled in gilt on spine and front cover, personalized for "Major Tompkins" (see note); 278pp. Text printed recto-only; pages 83-266 comprised entirely of 164 original 8" x 10" photographic plates and 20 folding blueprints. Slight rubbing and soil… Read more about this item
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The Americans

The Americans

by [PHOTOGRAPHY] FRANK, Robert (photos); KEROUAC, Jack (introduction)

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First Revised and Enlarged Edition
Published
1969
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New York: Aperture, Inc. / Grossman, 1969. First Revised and Enlarged Edition. Wrappered Issue. Small oblong quarto (21cm x 18.25cm); glossy photo-illustrated card wrappers; [4],vi,[182]pp; illus. Mild surface wear, touch of dust-soil to wrappers, with a hint of foxing to text edges, and a sticker from Grossman Publishers at lower rear wrapper; Very Good+ to Near Fine. "In The… Read more about this item
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La Banlieue de Paris

La Banlieue de Paris

by [PHOTOGRAPHY] [FRANCE] CENDRARS, Blaise (text); DOISNEAU, Robert (photographs)

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Published
1949
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Paris: Pierre Seghers, Éditeur, 1949. First Edition. First Impression. Small quarto (24cm); original pale yellow paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in black on spine and front cover; photo-illustrated endpapers; [5],6-135,[5]pp, featuring 130 photogravure images by Doisneau. Spine ends bumped, upper corners tapped, with wear to lower corners, gentle sunning to spine, with some of the usual light dust-soil to… Read more about this item
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Many Are Called

Many Are Called

by [PHOTOGRAPHY] [NEW YORK] EVANS, Walker (photos); AGEE, James (introduction)

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1966
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1966. First Edition. First Printing, wrappered issue. Octavo (21.25cm); original printed card wrappers; [xiv],178pp, with erratum slip tipped in following the dedication page; illus. Modest wear and rubbing to wrappers (particularly along the joints), with a few tiny creases to extremities, and a hint of dust-soil to text edges; Very Good+. A collection of photographs… Read more about this item
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Message From The Interior

Message From The Interior

by [PHOTOGRAPHY] EVANS, Walker

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1966
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New York: The Eakins Press, 1966. First Edition. First Printing, cloth issue. Square folio (37cm); original coarse gray cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in white on spine; and printed title label mounted to front cover; [32]pp; illustrated with 12 tissue-guarded gravure photographs taken by Evans between 1931-1962. Mild rubbing to spine ends, a hint of foxing to title leaf,… Read more about this item
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Conversations With The Dead: Photographs of Prison Life with the Letters and Drawings of Billy McCune #122054

Conversations With The Dead: Photographs of Prison Life with the Letters and Drawings of Billy McCune #122054

by [PHOTOGRAPHY] [PRISONS] LYON, Danny and Billy McCune

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1971
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New York: Henry Holt, 1971. First Edition. First Printing, wrappered issue. Oblong quarto (ca. 21cm x 28cm); glossy pictorial card wrappers; [8],9-196pp, illus. Modest external wear, some upward curl to right edge of front wrapper and left edge of rear wrapper, with faint, scattered foxing to wrappers and text edges, and $6.95 price partially blacked-out on front cover; Very… Read more about this item
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The Street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand

The Street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand

by WINOGRAND, Garry; Geoff Dyer

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2018
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Austin: University of Texas Press, 2018. Stated "first Hardcover Reprint, 2018." Quarto. Rough-woven tan cloth; dustjacket; 239pp; illus. Fine copy in fine, unclipped dustwrapper. A new-appearing copy. A series of interconnected critical essays, built around 100 images selected from the Winogrand archive at Center For Creative Photography.
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Garry Winogrand

Garry Winogrand

by WINOGRAND, Garry; Leo Rubinfien (ed)

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2013
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New Haven: San Francisco Museum of Art / Yale University, 2013. First Edition. First printing. Quarto (30cm). Cloth hardcover; dustjacket; 464pp. Fine, unmarked copy in fine, unworn dustwrapper; appears new. The definitive monograph of the acclaimed street photographer's work, published to accompany a traveling exhibit organized by the San Francisco Museum of Art, 2014-15. Edited by Leo Rubinfien, with… Read more about this item
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FSA Photographs

FSA Photographs

by [PHOTOGRAPHY] [FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION] WOLCOTT, Marion Post (photos); STEIN, Sally (introduction)

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1983
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[Carmel, CA]: The Friends of Photography, 1983. First Edition. Slim quarto (28cm); original photo-illustrated card wrappers; [3],4-48pp; illus. Modest external wear, gentle sunning to spine, with a few faint creases to wrapper extremities; faintly musty; Very Good+. Volume collecting 33 photographs taken by Wolcott while working for the U.S. Farm Security Administration. With an introduction by Saly Stein, and… Read more about this item
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The Movement: Documentary of a Struggle for Equality

The Movement: Documentary of a Struggle for Equality

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] [CIVIL RIGHTS] HANSBERRY, Lorraine (text); LYON, Danny (photographs)

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Published
1964
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1964. First Edition. First Printing, wrappered issue. Quarto (27.5cm); photo-illustrated card wrappers; 128pp; illus. Light wear to extremities, hint of sunning to spine, some mild surface wear and a few very faint handling creases to wrappers, with the $1.95 price partially blacked-out at upper right corner of front wrapper; contents clean; Very Good+. Superb… Read more about this item
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North of the Danube

North of the Danube

by [PHOTOGRAPHY] CALDWELL, Erskine (text); BOURKE-WHITE, Margaret (photographs)

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Published
1939
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New York: The Viking Press, 1939. First Edition. Small quarto (24.5cm); oatmeal-colored buckram, with titling stamped in crimson on spine and front panel; map endpapers; [8],9-136pp; illus. Slight forward lean, gentle sunning to spine and extremities, some offsetting to endpapers, with scattered foxing to endpapers and text edges; book has a faint, musty odor; a solidly Very Good copy,… Read more about this item
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Vivian Maier: Street Photographer

Vivian Maier: Street Photographer

by [PHOTOGRAPHY] MAIER, Vivian (photographs); MALOOF, John (editor); DYER, Geoff (foreword)

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2011
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Brooklyn: powerHouse Books, 2011. First Edition. First Printing. Quarto (28.5cm); light grey cloth, with titles stamped in white and yellow on spine, and photographer's initials in blind to front cover; dustjacket; [7],8-123,[13]pp; illus. Upper corners bumped (though still sharp), pin-sized nick to cloth on front cover; Near Fine in a Near Fine, unclipped dustjacket (priced $39.95), with some corresponding… Read more about this item
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A Tale of the Yellowstone; or, in a Wagon Through Western Wyoming and Wonderland. Compiled from letters furnished 'The Souvenir' of Jefferson, Iowa, by the author, during the Summer of 1898 - about one hundred views given of scenes en route

A Tale of the Yellowstone; or, in a Wagon Through Western Wyoming and Wonderland. Compiled from letters furnished 'The Souvenir' of Jefferson, Iowa, by the author, during the Summer of 1898 - about one hundred views given of scenes en route

by TURRILL, Gardner Stilson

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1901
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Jefferson, IA: The G.S. Turrill Publishing Co, 1901. First Edition. First printing. Large octavo (25cm). Original yellow-tan cloth, titles printed in black on front cover; viii,128pp; illus. Some dusting and wear to cloth; occasional thumbsoil to text; still a sound, straight and unmarked copy, Very Good. A well-preserved copy of this elusive photographically-illustrated title, documenting Yellowstone and western… Read more about this item
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Black Panthers 1968 [Signed by Kathleen Cleaver]
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Black Panthers 1968 [Signed by Kathleen Cleaver]

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] [BLACK PANTHER PARTY] BARUCH, Ruth-Marion and Pirkle Jones (photographs); CLEAVER, Kathleen (introduction)

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2002
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Los Angeles: Greybull Press, 2002. First Edition. First Printing, trade issue, one of 4,000 copies. Quarto (31cm); black cloth, with titles embossed on spine; dustjacket; [144]pp; illus. Signed by Kathleen Cleaver on the title page, dated July 30, 2010. Base of spine gently nudged, crown gently bumped, else Near Fine in a lightly rubbed, Near Fine dustjacket.
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Captain Kodak: A Camera Story. With photographic illustrations by the author

Captain Kodak: A Camera Story. With photographic illustrations by the author

by BLACK, Alexander

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Published
1899
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Boston: Lothrop Publishing Company, 1899. First Edition. First printing, with no printing statement on verso of title page. Octavo (21cm). Publisher's embossed red cloth, titled in gilt with applied photo-pictorial cover illustration; 288pp; illus. Old ink-stains to cloth on front cover and spine; ink inscriptions to endpapers; still a tight, sound copy of the uncommon first edition. … Read more about this item
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