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The Photographs of Ron Galella 1965-1989

By: (Galella, Ron) Bluttal, Steven, ed.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Greybull Press: (c.2003)

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 18626


[covers are noticeably edgeworn, slightly dog-eared at corners, small remainder dot on bottom edge; otherwise a sound, clean copy]. Trade PB (B&W and color photographs) Nearly 150 photographs of the famous and once-famous, by the photographer who "helped pioneer the culture of celebrity watching as we now know it" (sez Tom Ford in the book's introduction, almost like that's a *good* thing). Generally regarded as the first of the modern-day paparazzi, Galella wa... View more info

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Reflections in a Glass Eye: Works from the International Center of Photography Collection

By: (International Center of Photography) Handy, Ellen, curator

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown and Company: (c.1999)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13293


[book is tight, clean, as-new; jacket shows just a bit of surface handling wear]. (B&W/color photographs) "Published on the occasion of ICP's twenty-fifth anniversary, [this book] provides an innovative look at the diversity of the photographic medium. The selection displays great strength in documentary photography and photojournalism, as well as a marvelous range of fine art, commercial, and vernacular photography. It presents the work of such masters as Richard... View more info

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Beaton

By: Danziger, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press (A Studio Book): 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16975


[a bit of shelfwear to bottom edge, with very light deterioration of cloth at a couple of points; jacket has just a couple of tiny closed tears at edges]. (B&W photographs) SIGNED on the title page by actress Jacqueline Bisset, with an inscription (dated "Dec 80") to "Bill" (William Allyn), producer of her film RICH AND FAMOUS. An extensive survey of Cecil Beaton's photographic work; it's unknown (to me, anyway) whether he ever lensed Ms. Bisset. View more info

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In a Blue Moon [*SIGNED*]

By: Dorr, Nell

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18861


(no dust jacket; in worn slipcase, with a minor professional repair to the bottom edge) [spine cloth moderately faded, but no significant wear to book]. (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author/photographer on the second front endpaper: "For Fred Gately - / We have made / a lovely shadow across / the moon together. / Nell Dorr / 1940." Dorr's first book of photographs, consisting almost entirely of one of her stocks-in-trade, i.e. artsy black-and-wh... View more info

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Zane Grey: A Photographic Odyssey

By: Grey, Loren

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dallas, Taylor Publishing Company: (c.1985)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22543


[nice clean book with no discernible wear; jacket similarly unworn but slightly sun-browned along the spine]. (B&W photographs) "The photographic chronicle of the rugged life and adventures of Zane Grey," the popular author who had a "passion for adventure [and] lived the adventures he wrote about. He was there for the opening of the West [and] held 13 world fishing records, taken in waters from Key West to the South Pacific." Includes a chapter on his... View more info

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Out of the Sixties [*SIGNED*]

By: Hopper, Dennis

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Pasadena CA, Twelvetrees Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22560


[no significant wear to book; in addition to the author's inscription, the notation "wedding gift" is written in black marker on the verso of the ffep; the rough-paper jacket shows quite a bit of scuffing and rubbing, minor wear at the corners, and has a 2-inch closed tear at the top rear hinge, and a tiny surface nick near the top of the rear panel]. (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author at the bottom of his printed introduction: "For _______... View more info

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Photography, Artistic and Scientific

By: Johnson, Robert, and Arthur Brunel Chatwood

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, George D. Hurst: [ca. 1895]

Edition: Unstated

Seller ID: 7602


(no dust jacket) [gilt lettering on spine and front cover still bright; book has absorbed some moisture at some point, as there is dampstaining on the front cover and at the margins of both endpapers and pastedowns, and the book itself is a bit bowed; aside from that, however, this is a good solid copy, internally quite clean; there is a bit of damage (splitting) to part of the internal front hinge, but no separation, and the binding is completely intact]. (B&W photograp... View more info

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Shooting Stars: The Rolling Stone Book of Portraits

By: Leibovitz, Annie, ed.; designed by Tony Lane

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Straight Arrow Books: (c.1973)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22101


[light soiling to covers, short corner-bend creases at both leading corners of front cover]. Trade PB (B&W photographs) A collection of 100 or so black-and-white shots of rock stars of the 1967-1973 era, structured as a set of mini-portfolios, with each of the 21 featured photographers making a one-page statement about his or her working methods (although Leibovitz herself is the only "her" in the otherwise all-male group), followed by a handful of examples of t... View more info

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Lady, Lisa Lyon [*SIGNED* by Lyon]

By: Mapplethorpe, Robert; text by Bruce Chatwin

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press (A Studio Book): 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16380


[slight dog-earing along right-hand edge of front cover, otherwise no significant wear]. Trade PB (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED ("for richard / XX"), SIGNED (with a squiggly "LL") and dated ("La '83") by the book's subject on the half-title page, which also bears her calligraphic decoration of two black Xs, a pair of rings (one gold), and a red heart. A stunning photographic celebration of the extraordinary musculature of Ms. Lyon, the first World ... View more info

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The Photo Essay: Photographs by Mary Ellen Mark

By: Mark, Mary Ellen; edited by Constance Sullivan and Susan Weiley

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington/London, Smithsonian Institution Press: (c.1990)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22461


[very slight bumping to a couple of corners, minor sticker residue on rear cover, otherwise a nice clean book]. (Photographers at Work) Series Trade PB (color and B&W photographs) An interview with the photographer about her philosophies and working methods, prefacing several small groups of associated photos (usually 3-5 in a group) and a brief 2-page biography. The book contains 30 photographs, mostly in color. "I want to be a voice for the unfamous people," s... View more info

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An Atlas of Absorption Spectra

By: Mees, C.E. Kenneth

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London/Croydon, Longmans, Green and Co. /Wratten and Wainwright Ltd.: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14544


(no dust jacket) [light soiling to covers and top edge, one top corner slightly bumped, offsetting to endpapers but otherwise internally quite clean]. (B&W photographic plates) View more info

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Miniature Camera Work; emphasizing the entire field of photography with modern miniature cameras

By: Morgan, Willard D., and Henry M. Lester, eds.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Morgan & Lester: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16951


(laminated pictorial boards, no dust jacket; presumably as issued) [moderate wear to extremities, both top and bottom of spine are slightly chipped and have been tape-reinforced, small stain on top edge, one-time owner's name and date of purchase on front pastedown (B&W and color photographs, ads) Wonderful compilation of articles and essays on the then-current state of in-the-field photography. The contributors include such luminaries as Ansel Adams ("The Expandin... View more info

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Nude, Figure and Glamour Photography

By: Murphy, Burt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Universal Photo Books: (c.1961)

Edition: Unstated ed

Seller ID: 4328


[worn but intact; some rubbing, curling, minor creasing to covers]. Trade PB "A meaningful observation of a demanding specialty." One of the earliest mainstream American how-to books on the subject of photographing naked women (no men, please!), issued discreetly right there in the same Universal Photo Books series as "Teenagers' Guide to Photography," " Wedding and Party Photography," "Complete Lighting Guide," etc. View more info

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Mostly Off-Guard!: The Photography of Hal Sloane [*SIGNED*]

By: Sloane, Hal

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Palm Springs CA, Hall/Sloane Publishing: (c.2006)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22406


[nice copy, presents as-new, with just a touch of edge- and surface-wear to the jacket]. (B&W and color photographs) SIGNED by the author/photographer on the title page. "An eclectic personal chronicle of people, places and events of the last half of the 20th Century." Sloane's career as a photo-journalist and musical event producer stretched over four decades, and in addition to a bunch of celebrity photography he also covered such historic events as the neo-... View more info

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The Photo-Lithographer's Manual

By: Soderstrom, Walter E., comp.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Waltwin Publishing Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5768


(no dust jacket, probably as issued) [minimal shelfwear, mild browning at page edges, some scuffing/rubbing to pictorial covers, faint soiling at fore-edge]. (B&W/color photos, drawings) "The first issue of a manual designed to help the photo-lithographer with selling, production, and management." Profusely illustrated, including many examples of color litho advertisements. View more info

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Phil Stern: A Life's Work

By: Stern, Phil; with essays by Patricia Bosworth, Nat Hentoff, and Herbert Mitgang

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, powerHouse Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22420


(in slipcase) [a very nice copy, with just a slight bump to the top front corner of the spine and the tiniest bit of external soiling to the slipcase]. (B&W and color photographs) Retrospective survey of the work of the noted photographer, divided into three thematic sections: World War II; Jazz; Hollywood. The latter is by far the largest, comprising more than half the book, and widens its scope a bit to include Las Vegas (as in: The Rat Pack). PLEASE NOTE that addit... View more info