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Ansel Adams--Images, 1923-1974, Adams, Ansel
1 Ansel Adams--Images, 1923-1974
Adams, Ansel
New York New York Graphic Society 1974 0821206001 / 9780821206003 Stated First Printing Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
First Printing (regular edition) in clean unclipped dust jacket, in original slipcase. Large format (approx. 14" x 17") hardcover book, containing 115 extended range photolithographic reproductions. Very clean gray cloth boards with silver AA initials on cover, black cloth spine with silver lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Beautiful photo-illustrated endpapers. Very small previous owner name on half-title page, hint of mustiness. Foreword by Wallace Stegner. 128 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. In good+ original slipcase (gray with black "AA" initials). Slipcase has light soiling, some cracking to edges. These are the finest images of one of the great artists of the 20th century - Ansel Adams's selection of the important works of his career to date, presented in the best possible printed reproductions. 023131

Price: 125.00 USD
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2 The Birth of Photography: The Story of the Formative Years 1800-1900
Coe, Brian
New York Taplinger Publishing Company 1977 0-8008-0796-0 / 9780800807962 First American Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition. Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. Pages are clean and bright. No names or writing inside. Illustrated with beautiful black & white photographs. Written by the Curator of the Kodak Museum. 144 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, but does have indentations to front panel from someone writing on paper over the top of the book (no ink marks to dustjacket). Unnoticeable in new archival quality mylar cover. Approx 8" x 11". Photography. 004777

Price: 15.00 USD
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Hold That Tiger!, Dunton, Sam
3 Hold That Tiger!
Dunton, Sam
New York Greenburg 1957 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Hint of very faint soiling, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 188 pp. illustrated with over 60 photographs. Jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has light rubbing, light soiling, 1/4" chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Thrilling life experiences of the Staff Photographer of the New York Zoological Society. 019327

Price: 25.00 USD
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The American Annual of Photography 1917, Howe, Percy Y. (Editor)
4 The American Annual of Photography 1917
Howe, Percy Y. (Editor)
New York The American Annual of Photography, Inc. 1916 First Edition Hardcover Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Brown cloth boards (hardcover book) with black lettering on cover and spine. Some soiling and wear to boards. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt page edges all around. Clean floral decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautiful color frontispiece photograph printed on linen paper with clean tissue guard. Many full page black and white photographs throughout. 295 pages + advertising pages. Volume XXXI. Includes an old negative (laid in) and a "With the compliments of the Editor" slip. 024678

Price: 25.00 USD
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Among Trees, Kernan, Sean
5 Among Trees
Kernan, Sean
New York Artisan 2003 1579652220 / 9781579652227 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean original dust jacket. Very clean olive boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Orange-red endpapers, with brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Introduction by Anthony Doerr. 158 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small corner price clip on front inside flap. Photographs of trees that will transport you. 023847

Price: 20.00 USD
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Light Years - Three Decades Photographing Among the Stars, Kirkland, Douglas
6 Light Years - Three Decades Photographing Among the Stars
Kirkland, Douglas
New York Thames and Hudson 1989 0-500-54154-X / 9780500541548 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket photographs by Douglas Kirkland 
Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 128 pgs. Elephant folio in size (12" x 16-3/4"). Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears. Illustrated with 128 beautiful photographs by Douglas Kirkland of famous stars, 100 of them in full color ( Marilyn Monroe, Catherine Deneuve, Kathleen Turner, Elizabeth Taylor, Lucille Ball, Sophia Loren, etc.) 017561

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Fifties in Pictures, Lescott, James
7 The Fifties in Pictures
Lescott, James
Great Britain Parragon Inc 2007 1405495308 / 9781405495301 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean glossy unworn pictoral boards with Marilyn Monroe on the cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean purple endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color and black and white photographs. 256 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, short closed tear at top rear flap fold, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024354

Price: 10.00 USD
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Reflections of The Sepik, McKie, Ron and Georgie
8 Reflections of The Sepik
McKie, Ron and Georgie
Bathurst, Australia Crawford House Press 1993 1863330933 / 9781863330930 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by both authors. In clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean green endpapers. Signed on title page: "Best wishes, Dan - Georgie McKie - Ron McKie." Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs and color map of the Sepik Provinces of Papula New Guinea. 145 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A pictorial coverage of what is the most interesting and important traditional art region of Papua New Guinea. The Sepik River dominates every aspect of life, from the mountainous Upper Sepik to the sago swamps of the Lower Sepik, the people and their lifestyle, ritual and art are fashioned by the river's dominating influence. 024031

Price: 35.00 USD
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Crackers, Ruscha, Edward and Mason Williams
9 Crackers
Ruscha, Edward and Mason Williams
Hollywood, CA Heavy Industry Publications 1969 First Edition softcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean soft coverbook with paper jacket over plain gray cardboard binding. "Crackers" printed in red on front cover of wrapper and on wrapper spine. 115 reproductions of black and white photographs by Ken Price, Joe Goode, Edward Ruscha. Story in photographs based on Mason Williams' story "How to Derive The Maximum Enjoyment From Crackers," characters in photos include Tommy Smothers; Rudi Gernreich; Leon Bing; Larry Bell. Mason Williams text printed on rear inside flap of jacket. Pages and edges are clean; no names, writing or marks; very slight tanning to cardboard covers; no creasing or chipping. Jacket is lightly age-toned, no chips; small closed tear at top spine corner of jacket (under 1/2:). Size of book is approx. 10" x 7". 019953

Price: 500.00 USD
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Havana La Vida (The Elephant's Eye), Schommer, Alberto
10 Havana La Vida (The Elephant's Eye)
Schommer, Alberto
Woodstock, NY Overlook Hardcover 1994 0879517166 / 9780879517168 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near FIne Jacket 
First Edition, first printing, in clean unchipped original dust jacket. Clean black boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Size is approximately 11-1/2" x 14-1/2". 140 gorgeous quadratone photographs. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (65.00 on front inside flap), enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. These images, moving and vibrant yet sweetly fragile, were taken during four short trips in which photographer, Alberto Schommer immersed himself in this seductive capital, taking over 3,000 pictures and then carefully choosing these 140 images. From the famed Floridita bar, birthplace ofthe daiuiri, to the sultry sands of its famed beaches; from the decaying majesty of its splendid architecture to the remarkable spirit of its people -- all are stunningly captured by Schommer's discerning eye. 025122

Price: 65.00 USD
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I Take Pictures for Adventure, Stobart, Tom
11 I Take Pictures for Adventure
Stobart, Tom
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1958 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine very good Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with clean gray cloth spine, silver lettering on cover, blue lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 288 pgs. Illustrated with black & white plates. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, very slight edge wear, 1-1/2" closed tear at base rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Extraordinary personal adventures in such places as the jungles of Africa the swamps of Australia, and the heights of Mount Everest. 017650

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Tent With a View: An Intimate African Experience, Vavra, Robert
12 A Tent With a View: An Intimate African Experience
Vavra, Robert
New York William Morrow & Co 1991 0688098908 / 9780688098902 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing in clean bright unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Large format (11-1/2 x 11-1/2"). Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold plane tree decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Note on nice quality paper from Robert Vavra glued to front free endpaper and signed by author: "For Erich - I have just viewed your images - and 6414, 6416, 6215 and "Smoke" are SPLENDID! If I can ever be of help, let me know - All best, Robert Vavra - Aug. 12, 2009." A one dollar stamp, uncancelled, from Republic of Udmurtia is centered at the top of his note (horse photo on stamp by Vavra). Gorgeous full-color photographs throughout by Vavra. 240 pages with glossary. Clean unchipped dustjacket, no tears, not price clipped (65.00 on front inside flap). 021693

Price: 100.00 USD
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13 The Other City
Vogel, Ray
New York David White 1969 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No wear to boards. Binding is tight & square. Black endpapers (mere touch of fading to edges of endpapers). No names, writing or bookplates inside. Pages are bright and clean. In their own words, and in their own striking photographs, four teenage boys explore the city close to them (this was a photography project supported by a grant from Eastman Kodak Company). Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (bottom corner of front flap, however is clipped). No fading or chipping; one very small closed edge tear near spine bottom (less than 1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/2" x 11". Photography. 004511

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Technique of Photographing Birds, Warham, John
14 The Technique of Photographing Birds
Warham, John
London Focal Press 1956 Stated First edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings and beautiful black and white photographs. 200 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (25s net on front inside flap), unchipped, a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Excellent book on bird photography and an illustrated bird recognition section to guide the reader in identifying his subjects. 021604

Price: 20.00 USD
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