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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  • Beato's Delhi by MASSELOS, Jim. NARAYINI, Gupta.
    MASSELOS, Jim. NARAYINI, Gupta.
    Beato's Delhi 1857 and Beyond

    New Delhi Penguin/Viking 2011 (2000)

    vii(1) + 120pp, b/w illus. Long 4to cloth with illustrated dw. Small chip to the base of the spine else very good indeed. First published by Ravi Dayal, 2000. Ex libris gavin stamp, with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 20106
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  • Signed copy KONTTINEN Sirkka-Liisa
    Byker

    London Jonathan Fraser 1983

    128pp illustrated with b/w photographs. Long 8vo. Decorated wrappers. Documents this working class area of the city before it was largely demolished for redevelopment with the famous Byker Wall project. Effectively documents the way of life of the area, interiors and exteriors of people's homes. Dedication copy from the photographer, signed to the late Brian Mills, Bookseller, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

    Stock ID: 19785
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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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  • GERNSHEIM, Helmut.
    Focus on Architecture and Sculpture an original approach to photography of architecture and sculpture

    London The Fountain Press 1949

    142pp illustrated with 70 photographs in b/w. Small 4to. Very good with good dust wrapper. Superbly framed images of architectural and sculptural masterpieces.

    Stock ID: 19944
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  • 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.

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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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  • MADDOX, Amanda.
    Ishiuchi Miyako Postwar Shadows

    Los Angeles The J. Paul Getty Museum 2015

    With contributions by Ito Hiromi and Miryam Sas. 192pp,colour + b/w illus. 4to boards with pictorial dust wrapper. Published on the occasion of an exhibition by the same name, at the J. Paul Getty. Profusely illustrated, examines Ishiuchi's photographic exploration of the Americanisation of post-war Japan.

    Stock ID: 19486
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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.

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  • [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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  • [STRAND, Paul] NEWHALL, Nancy and STRAND, Paul
    Paul Strand Photographs 1915-1945

    New York Museum of Modern Art 1945

    Good copy in slightly worn and chipped dust wrapper illustrated with a Paul Strand image. 40pp Small 4to. Superb black and white images throughout. To accompany an exhibition held April 25–June 10, 1945.172 numbers in the show covering Mexico, New Mexico and Vermont series amongst others.

    Stock ID: 20342
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  • Photograph Album mostly of Town and Country House Interiors by An Architect's Reference Album of original photographs? BEDFORD LEMERE & CO and LATHAM, G[eorge] [ Photographers]
    An Architect's Reference Album of original photographs? BEDFORD LEMERE & CO and LATHAM, G[eorge] [ Photographers]
    Photograph Album mostly of Town and Country House Interiors with five additional loosely inserted photographs.

    undated c1880-1910

    36 photographs mounted on album pages + 6 loose ones. Those in album, mostly c.295 x c.240mm. The six others variant smaller sizes. 1] Collingham Gardens Kensington & Chelsea [ Bedford Lemere] 2] 2,3,4 Collingham Gardens with caption in ink on the mount, "Messrs Ernest George & Peto Archts". 3] Interior Hampstead. Neg no 8698 4] Interior Neg 3697 5] no caption 6] Neg 9433 7] Neg 9801 8] Hampstead Neg 3876 9] Blind stamp of Bedford Lemere London. No Caption] 10] No caption 11] Cambridge Newnham North Hall Neg 2058 12] 13] Blind stamped Bedford Lemere, Exterior and Interior Cragside with overtyped title "Cragside R N Shaw Archt." 14] Interior of Rhinefield, Hants. The Great Hall…

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    undated c1880-1910

    36 photographs mounted on album pages + 6 loose ones. Those in album, mostly c.295 x c.240mm. The six others variant smaller sizes. 1] Collingham Gardens Kensington & Chelsea [ Bedford Lemere] 2] 2,3,4 Collingham Gardens with caption in ink on the mount, "Messrs Ernest George & Peto Archts". 3] Interior Hampstead. Neg no 8698 4] Interior Neg 3697 5] no caption 6] Neg 9433 7] Neg 9801 8] Hampstead Neg 3876 9] Blind stamp of Bedford Lemere London. No Caption] 10] No caption 11] Cambridge Newnham North Hall Neg 2058 12] 13] Blind stamped Bedford Lemere, Exterior and Interior Cragside with overtyped title "Cragside R N Shaw Archt." 14] Interior of Rhinefield, Hants. The Great Hall Romaine-Walker Archt. Typed caption applied to photograph 15] Drawing Room Princes Gate T R Leyland Esq. Typed caption applied to photograph 16] Prices Gate ditto detail of an interior 17] Lady Wimborne's Boudoir, Canford Manor. Typed caption applied to photograph, blind stamp of Bedford Lemere London. 18] interior drawing room Leopold de Rothschild typed caption applied to photograph. 19] Untitled 20] Leopold de Rothschild Hamilton Place. Drawing Room. Typed caption applied to photographs. 21] ditto. 22] Lord Cadogan's Chelsea House. Typed caption applied to photograph. Blind stamped G. Latham, Balham. 22] Earl of Cadogan's Chelsea House Ball Room. Typed caption applied to photograph. Blind stamped G. Latham, Balham. 23] C. W. Wilson, Grosvenor Square. Typed caption applied to photograph. 24]Untitled. 25] & 26] Ernest George "Red Roofs" Streatham Common , both with typed captions applied to photographs. 27] Blind Stamp of G Latham, Balham. Location possibly Grosvenor Square [ indicated by faint pencil caption] 28] Leopold de Rothschild typed caption applied to photograph. Possibly the Small dining room Grosvenor Square? 29] & 30] Hon. Mrs Hunloke, Lennox Gardens. Blind stamp of G Latham, Balham. [ images show the drawing room and a small dining room with table set.] 31] Lady Fairbairn. Typed caption applied to photograph Untitled interior. Pencil caption 18 Portman Square. 32] Earl of Cardogan's Chelsea House. Typed caption applied to photograph. Interior picture gallery. 33] and 34] unidentified with no caption. 35] Exterior, Palace Court Kensington, Archt. Maclaren & Watson 36] Earl of Wemys, Gosford House, Longniddry [ Scotland] by D Young Architect. Untitled but shows the central hall and staircase. Five loose photographs of other properties. 2 of Fritwell Manor Oxfordshire, restored by Thomas Garner [ of Garner and Stratton ] one interior of Sutton Coldfield [ home of Bidlake ] and a final image of Losely Park.[Guildford]. These last images rather creased but locations noted on verso which gives a clue to possible nature of this album. These photographs possibly could be a reference set from the office of either Arnold Bidlake Mitchell, Architect and Surveyor & Arts and Crafts Architect and one time assistant to Ernest George and Harold Peto. Alternatively it may relate to the office of Ernest George and Peto or indeed Thomas Gardner. Folio sized Album partially disbound, no upper board or spines, mountsbrowned and worn at edges but photographic images are very good and sharp.

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    Stock ID: 20780
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  • HUMFREY, Lysbeth.
    Pictorial Church Photography

    Northampton privately published by the author 1986

    Limited to 100 copies. Large 4to. Red cloth, gilt letters. Humfrey, who lived in Dallington, was a member of the Northants Natural History Society's photographic section as well as the exclusive Northampton Pictorial Photographers. In 2008, her work was posthumously accepted into the National Media Museum by the Royal Photographic Society. This copy contains a loosely inserted a.l.s. by the photographer and slipped in 4 original photographs which appear in the book. Full page photogravure plates with facing captions. Lovely item. Uncommon.

    Stock ID: 19577
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  • CHRISTO
    Project for Wrapped Reichstag, Berlin Collages, Drawings, Scale Model, and Photographs / November 15 - December 10, 1977

    London Annely Juda Fine Art 1977

    [28] with many b/w photos and illus throughout. 8vo pamphlet in decorated b/w wraps. Vg. German/English language catalogue of preliminary sketches for the Wrapped Reichstag. Loosely inserted newspaper cutting of the article 'Reichstag package deal' detailing how the wrapping of the Reichstag project had gained momentum with the support of parliament president Rita Süssmuth.

    Stock ID: 10689
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  • Original Photographs in Presentation Album GOTHENBURG SWEDISH LLOYD SHIPPING COMPANY
    S S Suecia [ in service with Swedish Lloyd 1929-1966.]

    Wallsend? 1929

    Unpaginated. 16 original plates mounted on thick card mounts. Long 4to. Rexene album with tilt titles and motif on upper board. Maroon cord ties. 440 x 350mm. Image sizes are 255 x 203mm Presentation inscription on first leaf "Messrs Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd., Wallsend Yard, Wallsend on Tyne 11 October 1929" Small split on spine of album else very good. The ship was constructed by Swan Hunter for Swedish Lloyd as a passenger Line in 1929, sister ship to the "Britannia". All the photographs show the interiors of the liner from first class to third class accommodation. Each photograph has a printed caption and the photographs have blind stamp of photographer in bottom corner with…

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    Wallsend? 1929

    Unpaginated. 16 original plates mounted on thick card mounts. Long 4to. Rexene album with tilt titles and motif on upper board. Maroon cord ties. 440 x 350mm. Image sizes are 255 x 203mm Presentation inscription on first leaf "Messrs Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd., Wallsend Yard, Wallsend on Tyne 11 October 1929" Small split on spine of album else very good. The ship was constructed by Swan Hunter for Swedish Lloyd as a passenger Line in 1929, sister ship to the "Britannia". All the photographs show the interiors of the liner from first class to third class accommodation. Each photograph has a printed caption and the photographs have blind stamp of photographer in bottom corner with A Kassels, Gotenborg printed below. Images show high quality furniture in the style of Maples or Waring and Gillow traditional in style. Beautifully composed images.

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    Stock ID: 19646
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  • BURRI, René, [Photographs by] LANUZA, José Luis. [Text] BORGES, Jorges Luis. [Intro]
    The Gaucho

    New York Crown Publishing Inc 1968

    Unpaginated - documents with superb bw photographs the life of this unique figure. Beautiful copy with good dust wrapper.

    Stock ID: 20166
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  • HOPPÉ E. O.
    The London of George VI

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

    Unpaginated vii + 6, b/w illus with facing texts opposite. 8vo cloth,decorated endpapers as maps. Pictorial dw. A good copy. vg copy. Book made at The Temple Press, Letchworth. Ex Libris Gavin Stamp, with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 19940
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  • The Old Country Houses of the Old Glasgow Gentry. One hundred photographs by Annan, of well known places in the neighbourhood of Glasgow, with descriptive notices of the houses and the families. by ANNAN Thomas
    ANNAN Thomas
    The Old Country Houses of the Old Glasgow Gentry. One hundred photographs by Annan, of well known places in the neighbourhood of Glasgow, with descriptive notices of the houses and the families. Second edition [revised and enlarged by J.G. Smith and J.O. Mitchell]

    Glasgow James Maclehose [1870] 1878

    xvi + 289pp including list of subscribers to both first and second editions. Large 4to. Red Turkey Morocco spine, green boards with gilt lettering and impressed gilt design of a country house on upper board. head and base of spine slightly rubbed with scuff mark along spine else a very bright copy. Signature of previous owner on the half title.[ Agnes M R Dunlop] This book was essentially commissioned by well-to-do members of the old aristocracy and merchant class to record the houses in the Glasgow area and is a parallel to his book on Ayrshire houses. 100 mounted carbon prints, plus three other mounted plates, two of which are maps of Glasgow. One…

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    Glasgow James Maclehose [1870] 1878

    xvi + 289pp including list of subscribers to both first and second editions. Large 4to. Red Turkey Morocco spine, green boards with gilt lettering and impressed gilt design of a country house on upper board. head and base of spine slightly rubbed with scuff mark along spine else a very bright copy. Signature of previous owner on the half title.[ Agnes M R Dunlop] This book was essentially commissioned by well-to-do members of the old aristocracy and merchant class to record the houses in the Glasgow area and is a parallel to his book on Ayrshire houses. 100 mounted carbon prints, plus three other mounted plates, two of which are maps of Glasgow. One of 225 copies. Hard to find in this condition.

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    Stock ID: 20310
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