Photography

  • A Camera on Unknown London by HOPPÉ E. O.
    HOPPÉ E. O.
    A Camera on Unknown London

    London J. M. Dent and Sons (1936) 1937

    Unpaginated c. 120pp, b/w illus with captions, 8vo cloth,decorated endpapers. Pictorial dw has pieces missing to the upper and lower, else a vg copy. Loosely inserted article on a Hoppé exhibition. Book made at The Temple Press, Letchworth. Ex Libris Gavin Stamp, with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 19939
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  • Beirut: A City in Crisis by McCULLIN, Don.
    McCULLIN, Don.
    Beirut: A City in Crisis

    London The New English Library 1983

    126pp illustrated with b/w photographs by McCullin with portrait frontis of McCullin By Terence Donovan. Very good with very good dust wrapper.

    Stock ID: 21436
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  • Cader Idris: Soul of a Lonely Place by DAVIS Pete
    DAVIS Pete
    Cader Idris: Soul of a Lonely Place

    Wales Museum of Modern Art 1977

    Long 4to. b/w plates. To accompany an exhibition. Introductory statement by the photographer with his photographs and an essay on the work of Richard Wilson the artist (1713-1782) against which the photographs were juxtaposed.

    Stock ID: 12331
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  • Conversations with the Dead by LYON Danny
    LYON Danny
    Conversations with the Dead Photographs of Prison Life with the Letters and Drawings of Billy McCune #122054

    New York, Chicago, San Francisco Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1971

    First edition. (i)+1-196+(i), grey and white cloth boards, author, title and publisher in black letters along spine; original white d/w protected by a clear wrapper, title and author in black letters, oblong 4to. Fine. A moving piece of photojournalism by Danny Lyon from inside six Texas penitentiaries in 1967 featuring many candid b/w photos and personal testimonies. Scarce.

    Stock ID: 15864
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  • Eric de Maré Photographer: Builder with Light by [DE MARÉ] Text by Andrew Higgott
    [DE MARÉ] Text by Andrew Higgott
    Eric de Maré Photographer: Builder with Light

    London Architectural Association 1990

    100pp, introductory text and then mostly full page b/w plates with captions. 102 duotone plates. Small folio, flimsy wrapper with overprinted dust wrapper. The book was produced to mark Eric de Maré's 80th birthday and was sponsored by Michael Hopkins and Partners. Beautifully produced study of Eric de Maré's superb architectural photographs. Eric de Maré is best known for his work in The Architectural Review in the 1950s, when his photographs of functional buildings such as warehouse and canal structures.

    Stock ID: 21515
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  • Fashion Magazine by PARR, Martin.
    PARR, Martin.
    Fashion Magazine Summer 2005

    Magnum 2005

    217pp, colour illus. 4to, illustrated wrappers, perfect binding. A very good copy. Martin Parr's very own fashion magazine. All photographs taken by Parr. Includes false advertisements for major fashion houses including Hermés, Dior, Kenzo amongst others. Parr shoots a variety of subjects from 'Essex girls', 'jockeys' and 'fashion victims' to 'beans on toast' and 'eastern block carrier bags' (Parr's private collection). Parr aimed to include all the subject areas covered by a fashion/lifestyle magazine, including food and travel as well as articles on prominent figures, in this case Paul Smith and Nick Knight amongst others. Upper wrapper exhibits a youthful image of Parr. PaperbackFashion Magazine was produced to accompany a 2005 exhibition at Bon Marche gallery, Paris.…

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    Magnum 2005

    217pp, colour illus. 4to, illustrated wrappers, perfect binding. A very good copy. Martin Parr's very own fashion magazine. All photographs taken by Parr. Includes false advertisements for major fashion houses including Hermés, Dior, Kenzo amongst others. Parr shoots a variety of subjects from 'Essex girls', 'jockeys' and 'fashion victims' to 'beans on toast' and 'eastern block carrier bags' (Parr's private collection). Parr aimed to include all the subject areas covered by a fashion/lifestyle magazine, including food and travel as well as articles on prominent figures, in this case Paul Smith and Nick Knight amongst others. Upper wrapper exhibits a youthful image of Parr. PaperbackFashion Magazine was produced to accompany a 2005 exhibition at Bon Marche gallery, Paris. Every photograph, including the advertisements, the society portraits and the travel shots, have been taken by Martin Parr. In his fashion work Parr uses real people, young and old; this catalogue presents highlights from his previous decade of fashion work, as well as new photography produced for the show.

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    Stock ID: 19683
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  • LACOSTE, Anne.
    Felice Beato A Photographer on the Eastern Road

    Los Angeles The J. Paul Getty Museum 2010

    202pp duotone ills. Long 4to boards with dw. vg. Well illustrated overview of Beato's work with an essay by Fred Ritchin. Ex libris with the bookplate of Gavin Stamp.

    Stock ID: 19921
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  • [FRITH] NICKEL, Douglas R.
    Francis Frith in Egypt and Palestine

    Princeton Princeton University Press 2004

    240 pp. 85 b/w illustrations. Francis Frith (1822–1898) took during three trips to the Middle East between 1856 and 1860. Nickel evaluates Frith's images within the context of their production and reception. Fine in dust wrapper. From the collection of Gavin Stamp with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 21491
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  • (THEIL) HOBBS Robert and David MOOS
    Frank Theil: A Berlin Decade 1995-2005

    Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag 2006

    260pp, including 230pp full page colour plates. Oblong 4to, boards in d/w, fine. New copy. Bringing together all of Theil's haunting photographs of Berlin, a city undergoing a physical and intellectual transformation. With an introductory essay by the author. Published at £35.00.

    Stock ID: 12569
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  • AOKI Shoichi.
    Fresh Fruits

    Phaidon

    Unopened, in plastic wrapper. 8vo pink and yellow plastic box containing a set of Japanese street fashion images by renowned street style photographer and creator of 'Street' and 'Tune' magazines, Shoichi Aoki.

    Stock ID: 18774
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  • Fuji: Images of Contemporary Japan by New Title / Signed STEELE-PERKINS Chris
    New Title / Signed STEELE-PERKINS Chris
    Fuji: Images of Contemporary Japan

    New York, Umbrage Editions 2001

    136pp with 105 full page colour photographs. Square 4to in cloth boards with lovely decorated cloth d/w. New title signed by author. Steele-Perkins' dazzling and idiosyncratic photographs of Japan celebrate the extremes of beauty, the hand print of techno-culture, and the irony of the documentary. Based around Mount Fuji these images reflect on Hokusai's images on the same theme.

    Stock ID: 19664
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  • Goodbye Babe and Amen: A Saraband for the Sixties by BAILEY. David, EVANS. Peter,
    BAILEY. David, EVANS. Peter,
    Goodbye Babe and Amen: A Saraband for the Sixties

    New York Coward McCann Inc 1969

    First U.S edition. 203pp illustrated with b/w plates. Large 4to. Very good in slightly worn dust wrapper. One text page at end of the book is creased. Features many famous people of the time including John Lennon, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Brigitte Bardot, David Hockney, Keith Richards, Peter Sellers, Jean Shrimpton, Barbra Streisand, Andy Warhol, Franco Zeffirelli and many, many more . Cult book of its day and revealing the key figures of the "Swinging Sixties".

    Stock ID: 18244
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  • Hamburg: Photographische Aufnahmen by RENGER-PATZSCH. Albert,
    RENGER-PATZSCH. Albert,
    Hamburg: Photographische Aufnahmen

    Hamburg, Gebrüder Enoch Verlag 1930

    First Edition. Quarto. Text in German by Fritz Schumacher. Renger-Patzsch's seminal study of Hamburg between the wars, with 80 black and white plates captioned in five languages. Fine copy in very good dust wrapper. Uncommon in the dust jacket.

    Stock ID: 18053
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  • [VIENNA - AIR VIEWS c1919]
    Im Fluge Über Wien: Österreichisches - Fliegerwerk

    Vienna Luftbild-Gesellschaft] S A

    1pp advertising the publication with paste down photo image, which serves as title page, and a further 18 original silver gelatine prints mounted on sugar paper which are listed on the verso of the title in typescript. This set is in the original lettered folio with fold in flaps. Large 4to. High quality aerial photographs of Vienna. The photographs who inner city locations, government buildings in close up, photographed at low altitude, the Steinhoff scheme as planned by Otto Wagner on the edge of the city, the Daube, military and industrial areas and parks. All the prints are blind stamped "Luftbild Wien" and titled below the plates. The publication was made to raise funds…

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    Vienna Luftbild-Gesellschaft] S A

    1pp advertising the publication with paste down photo image, which serves as title page, and a further 18 original silver gelatine prints mounted on sugar paper which are listed on the verso of the title in typescript. This set is in the original lettered folio with fold in flaps. Large 4to. High quality aerial photographs of Vienna. The photographs who inner city locations, government buildings in close up, photographed at low altitude, the Steinhoff scheme as planned by Otto Wagner on the edge of the city, the Daube, military and industrial areas and parks. All the prints are blind stamped "Luftbild Wien" and titled below the plates. The publication was made to raise funds for the Austrian Army Officers, left in need after World War I. A variety of editions of this publication were produced with images variant in number to individual post cards all produced as fund raisers. The set shows Vienna in its heyday.

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    Stock ID: 19733
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  • Meadowlands by LUTZ Joshua
    LUTZ Joshua
    Meadowlands with essay by Robert Sullivan

    New York Powerhouse Books 2008

    108pp illustrated with colour plates. Long 4to. Fine in dust wrapper. Small closed tear on upper edge of wrapper. First edition. The Meadowlands is a 32-square-mile stretch of sweeping wilderness in New Jersey that evokes morbid fantasies of Mafia hits and buried remains. Development has claimed two-thirds of the region, making way for scores of landfills, motels and petrol stations. The growth of poorly planned communities and the impending construction of a massive entertainment and retail complex threaten to change these lands forever. Lutz explores this transitional landscape which the heart of a wetlands reserve best known as a resting place for mob members and lesser known for its environmental importance.

    Stock ID: 16162
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  • McCURRY Steve
    Monsoon

    London Thames & Hudson 2002

    Unpaginated, with 84 colour ills. Long 4to. In decorated, laminated firm card covers. Fine. Title page signed by the author, "Dublin 2011". Dramatic collection of photographs recording the monsoon season in India and the tropics of the eastern hemisphere, as part of a two-year commission by National Geographic. Introductory chapters include photojournalist McCurry's personal account of the challenging project, 'The Monsoon Paradox', Between the desert and forest: the Sahel', and 'The Meteorology of the Monsoon'. A memorable volume.

    Stock ID: 16550
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  • GERNSHEIM Helmut
    New Photo Vision

    London: The Fountain Press 1946

    Signed on title page by H L Waite August 1946. 32pp + 64 plates. Small 4to. Top of spine has minute chip else very good copy in sl. worn glassine protected dust wrapper, this with striking typography in red and white contrasting to the b/w photo image. Beautiful images throughout of places and people including some experimental photo images using enlargements and employed for his advertising work..

    Stock ID: 1964
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  • Original Photograph of Chirk Castle Gates by SMITH Edwin
    SMITH Edwin
    Original Photograph of Chirk Castle Gates

    nd c1960

    Portrait format, 160x235mm. It illustrates the wrought iron gates with landscape park behind. The photograph was taken for an article in Horizon Magazine. The magnificent iron gates are dated 1719 and bear the coat-of-arms of the Myddelton family of Chirk Castle. They are the work of the Davies Brothers, Robert and John of Croesfoel Forge, near Bersham, Wrexham and were erected between 1719 and 1721.

    Stock ID: 20448
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  • SMITH Edwin
    Original Photograph of Chirk Castle Gates Detail of the upper parts of the gate showing the armourial shield

    nd c1960

    Landscape format. 235x160mm. Made for a magazine article in Horizon Magazine. The magnificent iron gates are dated 1719 and bear the coat-of-arms of the Myddelton family of Chirk Castle. They are the work of the Davies Brothers, Robert and John of Croesfoel Forge, near Bersham, Wrexham and were erected between 1719 and 1721. Pencil note on verso in Edwin Smith's hand writing noting location.

    Stock ID: 20449
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  • Paris des Reves by [IZIS] BIDERMANUS, Izis,
    [IZIS] BIDERMANUS, Izis,
    Paris des Reves

    Lausanne La Guide du Livre 1950

    Foreword by Jean Cocteau. 75 photogravure plates with facing texts. 4to. Stiff photographic wrappers with original glassine wrappers. Text in French. Near fine copy.

    Stock ID: 20290
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