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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  • A Seaside Album by GARNER, Philippe.
    GARNER, Philippe.
    A Seaside Album Photographs and Memory

    Brighton and Hove The Royal Pavilion Libraries and Museums/Philip Wilson publishers

    141pp, sepeia color + b/w ills. 4to, perfect bound illustrated wrappers. Fine. Loosely inserted postcard and leaflet for Volks Electric Railway. Ex libris Gavin Stamp, with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 20097
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  • ROGERS, Brett. WILLIAMS, Sean.
    A Shifting Focus Photography in India 1850-1900

    The British Council 1995

    84pp, colour + b/w ills. Sq 4to perfect bound pictorial wrappers. Catalogue for the exhibition of the same title that toured 18 locations across India. Starting at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi, Oct- Nov 1995 and finishing at Soochan Bhaven, Bhubaneswar, 7-13 Sept 1996. Ex libris Gavin Stamp, with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 20099
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  • 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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  • HAWORTH BOOTH, Mark.
    Camille Silvy Photographer of Modern Life

    London National Portrait Gallery 2010

    160pp, sepia + b/w plates. 4to cloth with illustrated d/w. Published in association with the Jeu de Paume, Paris to accompany the exhibition Camille Silvy 1834-1910: Photographer of Modern Life, held at the National Portrait Gallery, 2010. With over 100 images from the hitherto unpublished collection of Silvy's family and from the Daybooks of his London studio, now in the Collection of the National Portrait Gallery, where Silvy kept a record of each sitter photographed Ex libris Gavin Stamp, with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 20100
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  • MICHAELSON, Kathleen.
    Davis Octavius Hill 1802-1870 Robert Adamson 1821-1848

    Scottish Arts Council

    86pp, b/w ills. 4to perfect bound pictorial wrappers with printed acetate sleeve. Catalogue of over 300 works, with list of lenders, published to coincide with the touring exhibition of the same title. Pencil inscription adds the National Portrait Gallery May-Aug, to the list of venues. Ex libris Gavin Stamp, with his bookplate, small pencil inscription to the bookplate 'Nat Portrait Gallery 1974'.

    Stock ID: 20098
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  • HUNTER, William.
    Dear Happy Ghosts Scenes from the Outram Picture Archive 1898 -1990

    Edinburgh Mainstream Publishing 1990

    191pp colour + b/w ills. 4to cloth with illustrated wrappers. Ex libris Gavin Stamp, with his bookplate on the font pastedown.

    Stock ID: 20205
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  • (JOHN GAY)
    England Observed John Gay (1909-1999)

    Swindon English Heritage 2009

    322pp, b/w +colour ills. 4to illustrated wrappers, perfect binding. Ex libris Gavin Stamp, with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 20083
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  • 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.

    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.

    Stock ID: 19664
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  • AUBENAS, Sylvie. BALWIN, Gordon [Ed].
    Gustave Le Gray 1820-1884

    Los Angeles The J. Paul Getty Museum 2002

    401pp, sepia + b/w ills. Long 4to black cloth with illustrated dust wrapper. Fine. With contributions by Anne Cartier-Bresson, Joachim Bonnemaison, Barthélémy Jobert, Claude Schopp, Mercedes Volait and Henri Zerner. Originally published to accompany the exhibition Le Gray, Photographe organised by the Bibliotheque Nationale de France. This volume was produced to accompany the abridged version of the exhibition, Gustave Le Gray Photographer at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Ex libris Gavin Stamp, with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 20078
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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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  • SUMNER, Ian Charles.
    In Search of the Picturesque: The English Photographs of John Wheeley Gough Gutch 1856 - 59

    Bristol, Westcliffe Books 2010

    192pp illustrated with b/w plates. Long 4to. Wrappers. Very good. Ex libris Gavin Stamp with his bookplate. Loosely inserted Christmas card to Gavin Stamp from Murray [Grigor].

    Stock ID: 19948
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  • OVENDEN, Richard.
    John Thomson (1837-1921) Photographer

    Edinburgh National Library of Scotland, The Stationery office 1997

    Xi + 217pp b/w ills. 4to boards with dustwrapper, fine. Foreword by Sir David Puttnam. Ex libris with the bookplate of Gavin Stamp.

    Stock ID: 19924
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  • STEVENSON, Sara.
    Light from the Dark Room A Celebration of Scottish Photography. A Scottish Canadian Collaboration

    Edinburgh National Galleries of Scotland 1995

    128pp, colour + b/w ills. 4to illustrated wrappers, perfect binding. Published on the occasion of the exhibition held at the Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, 1995. With Essays by Alison Morrison-Low, Allen Simpson, Julie Lawson, Ray Mckenzie, Robin Gillanders and James Lawson. Ex Libris Gavin Stamp, with his bookplate.

    Stock ID: 20092
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  • Masterpieces of Victorian Photography1840-1900 by Festival of Britain (EDWARD ARDIZZONE) GERNSHEIM, Helmut. JAMES, Philip (Foreword).
    Festival of Britain (EDWARD ARDIZZONE) GERNSHEIM, Helmut. JAMES, Philip (Foreword).
    Masterpieces of Victorian Photography1840-1900 From the Gernsheim Collection

    The Arts Council of Great Britain 1951

    35 +(1)pp frontispiece + 16 b/w plates. Small 4to illustrated wrappers. Very good indeed. Cover design by Edward Ardizzone. 520 items listed. Ex Libris Gavin Stamp.

    Stock ID: 19934
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  • [BLACKAMOOR] Photographer not identified
    Original Albumen Print Untitled. Exhibition Stand?

    nd c c1899

    150x195mm image showing life size Blackamoor jardiniere with Satyr base, possibly Minton Majolica ware, positioned next to shelves of fluted glassware. The image is composed against a mirror allowing both the front and back of the Blackamoor statue to be appreciated in three dimensions. 10mm closed tear at lower edge of photograph. Possibly a photograph of Minton Majolicaware at the International Exposition 1889 Paris or a slightly earlier one.

    Stock ID: 20111
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