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  • JAY, Bill. edited by
    Album Vol 1,2,3

    London Aidan Ellis Tristram Powell 1970

    Vol 1 44pp b/w photographic plates. 4to, perfect binding, very good. In this issue, Bill Brandt, selection of photographs, many published for the first time. Profile of Jim Dine, an interview with Jeffrey Blankfort (official photographer for the Black panther Movement.) Vol 2 48pp b/w photographic plates. 4to, perfect binding, spine a little flimsy + minor bump at the base, else very good. In this issue Dr P H Emerson, Eugene Smith, Richard Hamilton, Bill Brandt amongst others. Vol 3 48 pp, b/w photographic plates, 4to, perfect binding, small mark to the front cover, slightly rubbed in places else very good. In this issue Eugène Atget, Tony Ray-Jones (cover image by Ray-Jones)'Album' was a monthly publication, founded and edited by Bill Jay, publishing 12 issues between 1970-1971. Although short lived, 'Album' featured many up and coming photographers who later gained greater notoriety.

    Stock ID: 18788
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  • Belleville Menilmontant by  RONIS Willy ORLAN Pierre Mac,
    RONIS Willy ORLAN Pierre Mac,
    Belleville Menilmontant

    Paris, Arthaud 1954

    First edition, first printing. 4to. With dust wrapper and yellow band wrap around. 128 pages. 96 photos. Text/Introduction: Pierre Mac Orlan. Layout: Roger Excoffon. Text in French. Superb photogravure plates. Head and base of spine slightly rubbed else a very good copy. Contemporary with Cartier Bresson, Kertesz etc Ronis was,during the 40s and 50s, importatns in documenting social life, especially the working people of Paris.

    Stock ID: 17814
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  • BAILEY. David, EVANS. Peter,
    Goodbye Babe and Amen: A Saraband for the Sixties

    London Condé Nast Publications, 1969

    2240pp illustrated with b/w plates. Large 4to. Very good in slightly worn dust wrapper. Features many famous people of the time including John Lennon, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Brigitte Bardot, David Hockney, Keith Richard, 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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  • Photographs of Interior of House  Adolf Meyer Lowenthal's house in Cologne  by 19th CENTURY  PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGES OF A HOUSE INTERIOR SCHMITZ  Anslem, (photographer) (1839-1903)
    19th CENTURY PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGES OF A HOUSE INTERIOR SCHMITZ Anslem, (photographer) (1839-1903)
    Photographs of Interior of House Adolf Meyer Lowenthal's house in Cologne

    Cologne 1894

    9 sepia photographs on thin collodian paper, each measuring 380x305mm. Mounted on dark card mounts with photographer's details on verso. Mounts sl. bumped at corners. Images generally vg, though a little faded. Repairs made to the glass plate negatives have resulted in small dark blemishes on the photographs. Contained within dark green morocco folio, worn at edges, with ribbon ties and paste down label. A collection of remarkably early photographs of a townhouse in Cologne, belonging to Adolf Meyer Lowenthal and his wife. The four large images (each has multiple copies) depict a suite of interconnected rooms, including a bedroom and sitting/reception rooms. The Lowenthals were the parents of Frida (1847-1923), who married the chemist and industrialist and philanthropist Ludwig Mond in 1866 and moved to England shortly after. He set up Brunner, Mond & Co. with John Tomlinson Brunner. (Later became ICI). Frida became prominent in literary and artistic circles, and, with her husband, built a large collection of artworks and literary memorabilia. These photographs show a house full of portraits and artistic objects, no doubt contributing to her passions. These photographs, later in the possession of her son, Robert Mond, may have reminded her of their origins. They are lovely, high quality images, taken by the prolific and well known photographer Anselm Schmitz (1839-1903), most famous for his work on Cologne Cathedral and recording the city walls before they were demolished in 1883.

    Stock ID: 18118
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  • FRANK Robert [Edited by Robert Frank and A-chan]
    Seven Stories

    Gottingen, Steidl 2009

    Seven stapled uniform and numbered booklets housed in a slipcase. Four colour printing throughout with a super glossy spot varnish on the images. 140 cm x 100 mm. 124 pages. 93 colour plates. Very good set still in shrink wrap. The set comprises: Book 1: China, 20 pages with 20 photos. Book 2: Early Europe / Red Lake, 16 pages with 15 photos. Book 3: Flies / Pools, 12 pages with 6 photos. Book 4: Objects, 14 pages with 7 photos. Book 5: Objects / Photos, 20 pages with 11 photos. Book 6: People Story, 22 pages with 15 photos. Book 7: Story Rooms / Windows, 20 pages with 19 photos. Distinctive collection of images marking Frank's development in new directions following many years in film making. Hard to find.

    Stock ID: 18002
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  • LOCKRANE Eric [1942-2007]
    Sulom Voe Photographs

    nd c

    11 undated contact prints each 150x200mm /6 x 8 inches recording Sulom Voe. [The an inlet between North Mainland and Northmavine on Shetland in Scotland] He was a gifted illustrator and photographer and became head of illustration at Staffordshire (North Staffs Polytechnic). These photographs were probably taken in the late 1960s or early 1970. He was a protégé of Bruce Bernard at the Sunday Times, but worked for numerous other London magazines during the 1960s and 70s. Each stamped on verso with copyright of Design Council and with Eric Lockrane's name on verso of each. The images combine landscape views of the area and close ups showing the detritus of the area.

    Stock ID: 18853
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  • SAYER Philip
    Untitled: Original Photographs of the Bristol Old Vic Theatre Centre

    1972

    10 b/w large contact prints 220 x260mm - 7x9 inches showing the exterior facade of the old theatre and new extension. ( 1 shows the exterior of the Old Vic and new centre + 3 showing interior of the old auditorium and 6 showing interiors of the new studio theatre centre [New Vic] designed by Peter Moro and Partners. Striking images by Philip Sayer with his stamp or name on verso together with the date (Dec 1972) and stamp of the Design Council on each. Very good set of images. In 2012 the theatre complex completed the first phase of a £19 million refurbishment, increasing seating capacity and providing up to ten flexible performance spaces thus these images provide insights into the previous arrangements. The Peter Moro scheme has been demolished in favour of a new scheme by Haworth Tompkins who won the Stirling Prize for their work on the project.

    Stock ID: 18854
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  • [SOUTHAMPTON MONUMENTAL MASONS]
    Untitled: Two photographs of the works entrance and buildings and of Garret and Haysom Monumental and General Masons, East Street, Southampton

    Image I Sepia photograph 190x250mm landscape, illustrating the works entrance when John Garret was sole owner and is therefore before 1877 when he went into partnership with George Haysom. Image 2 sepia 250x290 portrait illustrating the entrance to the works with the offices reconstructed in Edwardian style. Image undated c1910. Two fine documentary photographs the earlier of the two slightly faded. Second photograph removed from an album with other Southampton buildings on verso (unidentified). The firm created amongst other works the monument to the Pilgrim Fathers at Town Quay and the memorial fountain to the Titanic Crew Members in Holy Road.

    Stock ID: 18759
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  • Walking Passed Standing Stones Cairns Milestones Rocks and Boulders by  FULTON Hamish
    FULTON Hamish
    Walking Passed Standing Stones Cairns Milestones Rocks and Boulders

    Madrid Electa, Espanã 1992

    English text, produced for a British Council project in association with IVAM. 103pp, b/w + colour photographic plates. long folio cloth boards, minor sun fading to the upper board else very good. Superb photographs documenting stone constructions/signs happened upon by Fulton during specific walks. Each Photograph is captioned, stating the year, location, distance and time frame of each walk. It is explicitly stated that none of the stone constructions were built by the artist, which exemplifies Fultons belief that the act of walking is an art form in its own right.

    Stock ID: 18998
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  • Westminster Abbey by  [PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM]
    [PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM]
    Westminster Abbey

    nd. c1925

    36 sepia photographs of Westminster Abbey. 32 of the interior and 3 of the exterior. Exceptionally good documentary photographs of the interior of the abbey and its monuments in the inter-war period. Large 4to album with photographs mounted with photo corners to allow easy removal. Each double page protected with tissue guard. Bookplates of Peter Denis Anthes. Each photograph is 6x8 inches c150x220mm. Some are landscape and others portrait. Includes images of the key elements of cathedral including the newly installed tomb of the unknown soldier.

    Stock ID: 18276
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  • HIRSHORN, Paul and IZENOUR, Steven
    White Towers

    Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, The MIT Press c1979

    First edition. viii, 189pp, b/w photographs, Square 4to. Dust wrapper. Loosely inserted letter to the GLC Department of Architecture Architects' News offering this as a review copy and negative of the cover illustration in a protective envelope. Dust wrapper slightly age-toned else very good. In 1979, Izenour, best known for co-authourship of "Learning from Las Vegas" continued his studies into the relationship of architecture and pop culture, with fellow architect Paul Hirshorn and wrote this monograph of the White Tower Hamburgers fast food chain with selected photographs taken in a variety of styles In an affectionately written introductory essay, Hirshorn and Izenour described the identifiable and idiosyncratic commercial architectural style of the 1930s and 1940s and documents the development of the White Tower's architecture and stylistic variations. The book includes conversations with former White Tower's employees, including Charles Johnson, White Tower's architect for over forty years, set their analysis of the buildings within a broader story of corporate culture, mass marketing, and the rise of franchising in the twentieth century.

    Stock ID: 18489
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