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Voyage; Photographs (with Laid-in materials), Ascherman, Herbert Jr.
1 Ascherman, Herbert Jr. Voyage; Photographs (with Laid-in materials)
Cleveland Heights, Ohio The Books on Photography Press 1991 First Ed Stated Very Good Wraps, Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall SIGNED & Inscribed By Author
Nice, clean copy of a beautiful book with arresting photographs done in black and white. Signed and inscribed by author on title page, plus in a letter he wrote to the recipient on his letterhead. Also includes a large, laid-in card advertising Ascherman Photography. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Visual Symphony: A Photographic Work in Four Movements, Barnbaum, Bruce
2 Barnbaum, Bruce Visual Symphony: A Photographic Work in Four Movements
U.S.A. Alfred van der Marck 1986 0912383305 / 9780912383309 First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine 
This is an exquisite photogpaphy book, very large and beautifully kept. The book measures 12-1/2" x 14-1/2" with no defect of note. Contents are divided into four movements: First Movement --Allegretto, The Landscape; Second Movement -- Adagio ma non troppo - The Cathedrals of England; Third Movement -- Sherzo -- Urban Geometrics; and Fourth Movement -- Adagio, Andante, Allegro, Presto -- The Slit Canyons. Each photograph is a full page in black and white -- lovely. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Iowa Stereographs: Three-Dimensional Visions of the Past, Bennett, Mary;Juhl, Paul C.
3 Bennett, Mary;Juhl, Paul C. Iowa Stereographs: Three-Dimensional Visions of the Past
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Univ of Iowa Press 1997 0877456062 / 9780877456063 First Printing Oblong Fine Fine 
As new book, very gently cared for by previous owner. No bumps to boards and pages and page edges snow white. Also no names or writing. Book measures 6-1/2" tall and 9" wide with 571 pages. It appears unread because viewing glasses in back pocket have not been opened. Comprised of 220 stereographs with explanatory captions, all capturing daily life. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Art of Railroad Photography: Techniques for Taking Dynamic Trackside Pictures, Benson, Gary J.
4 Benson, Gary J. The Art of Railroad Photography: Techniques for Taking Dynamic Trackside Pictures
U.S.A. Kalmbach Publishing Company 1993 0890241333 / 9780890241332 Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Crisp, clean, as new book. No defect of note and dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Measures 8-1/2"x11-1/2" and is printed on coated paper with stunning color photography of railroads thoughout north America. there is an art to taking great train pictures and this book tells you how. Covers cameras and equipment, flim and light, planning a train watching trip, taking photos trackside, special situations, editing your slides and publishing, 148 pages. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Woman Behind the Lens; The Life and Work of  Frances Benjamin  Johnston 1864-1952, Berch, Bettina
5 Berch, Bettina The Woman Behind the Lens; The Life and Work of Frances Benjamin Johnston 1864-1952
Charlottesville, Virginia The University Press of Virginia 2000 First Edition Stated Hard Cover Fine No DJ, as Issued 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Crisp, clean book with no defect of note. No names or writing and no bumps to boards. Designed without dustjacket. Illustrated with 39 photographs in black and white throguhout the text which tells the life story of this woman photographer who found her calling when George Eastman gave her a camera. Johnston captured the last photo of President William McKinley shortly before he was assiassinated at the Pan-American Exhibtion in Buffalo in 1901. She also caught Admiral Dewey on film as we well as Mark Twain, Admiral Dewey, Alice Roosevelt and many more. Book measures 8"x10-1/2" and has 171 pages including index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Barbara Morgan, Bunnell, Peter
6 Bunnell, Peter Barbara Morgan
Hastings-on-Hudson, New York Morgan And Morgan Monograph 1972 Presumed First Hard Cover Fine Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Book itself is clean and bright with no names or writing. Dustjacket is likewise clean with just one small tear to lower back near spine and a small bit of lamination gone tat top back next to spine.Will arrive in brand new mylar cover. The photographer, Barbara Morgan, is well known for her photographs of Martha Graham and her dance company. Here there is also dance, and much more, with 144 black and white images taken over four decades .Preface iis written by Peter Bennell. Book measures 9-1.4" x 10-3/4" . Very beautiful work. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Dancessence, Eastman, Hal
7 Eastman, Hal Dancessence
Carmel, California Peregrine Images 2009 097238832X / 9780972388320 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is an exquisite book which needs no words to describe it. Rather than a static photograph, however beautiful, the ethereal quality of these pictures capture the grace of both dance.and dancer. There is no text to the main body of the work, but the image against back paper is very compelling. At the front the phoographer says this, "Dancessence: the pure art of feminine dance, and the exqusite sculpture of its instrument; soft strong, subtle, fluid, cursive, rhythmic, elegant. i.e. fermale." Book is soft cover with a dustjacket which ocmpletely covers it, including the reverse sides of the cover. Book closes with a magnet. Measures 9"x11-1/2" 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Secrets of the Dark Chamber: The Art of the American Daguerreotype, Foresta, Merry A.; Wood, John
8 Foresta, Merry A.; Wood, John Secrets of the Dark Chamber: The Art of the American Daguerreotype
Washington D.C. National Museum of American Art 1995 093731126X / 9780937311264 Soft Cover Fine 
Crisp, as new book. No spine crease, no names or writing ,and pristine pages and page edges. Measures 7" x 8-3/4" with 324 pagersd. Published to accompany an exhibition at the Naional Museum of American Art from June 30 to October 29, 1995. Illustrated lavishly with beautiful examples of the art. Much information. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Old South: Land Of Many Dreams, Frank Taylor
9 Frank Taylor Old South: Land Of Many Dreams
Crescent 1985 0517456222 / 9780517456224 First Printing Thus Hard Cover Fine Fine Oblong 
Beautiful book laden with color photographs, all of which are printed on quality coated paper. Pages are pristine and book shows no names or writing and no tears or chips to dustjacket which will arrive in brand new mylar cover. The book is a slow and charming trip from Eastern Texas to the Viriginia Tidewater and all stops in between.The text is somewhat minimal, but the photographs are not only lavish, but also evocative of the area's gentitlity.. Book measures 11" high and 12-1/2" across. with 176 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Sheila Metzner Form and Fashion, Golstein, Peg (editor)
10 Golstein, Peg (editor) Sheila Metzner Form and Fashion
Santa Fe, New Mexico Arena Editions 2001 1892041391 / 9781892041395 First Edition Stated Hard Cover Fine Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Metzner, Sheila 
Book is crisp and clean with no bumps to boards, no tears or chips to dustjacket and no price-clip. Jacket is beautiful in brand new mylar cover. There is only one defect -- a tear to lower gutter of spine (see photo) which has clearly been repaired.. Price has been lowered. Book measures 9-3/4" x 12-1/2" and has 219 pristine pages. Sheila Metzner was a magazine photographer from the 1970's to the 21st century. Among her clients were Ralph Lauren, Chanel and Victoria's Secret. This is a gorgeous picture book for grown-ups witth only 28 pages of text. The plates are predominately in color, but there are some black and white ones too. Metzner is noted for her sensuality and eye for details. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Literary Prints; The Odyssey by Homer (10 Large Movie Stills), Homer
11 Homer Literary Prints; The Odyssey by Homer (10 Large Movie Stills)
Logan, Iowa Perfection Form Soft Cover Near Fine Oblong 
These movie books of black and white stills published by Perfection Form are a film lover's dream come true. You rarely see them, but I just got three or four and will list as they surface. The glossy prints and their cover (no text except captions) measure 10"x13" and are clean and bright with no faults. Could be easily removed from spiral binding for framing. Photos include Penelope weaving a funeral shroud for Laertes; Ulysses discovered on the shores of Scheria by Nausicaa; Ulysses and his men in the cave of Cyclops; Circe turns Ulysses' men into swine; Athene disguises Ulysses as an old beggar; Penelope asks the beggar for news of Ulysses; Ulysses wins fight with Irus; Penelope tells suitors about the contest with bows and arrows; Ulysses prepares for contest; and Ulysses vanquishes all contestants. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Chronique de la rue Parisienne (French Edition), Jean-Louis Celati
12 Jean-Louis Celati Chronique de la rue Parisienne (French Edition)
Paris Parigramme 1995 2840960389 / 9782840960386 French Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Very nice clean book with no real defect of note. No bumps to boards, no names or writing, and dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. FRENCH Language. The book's title roughly translates to Chronicle of the Parisian Street. This one's all about the wonderful black and white photography which captures fleeting moments of Pari sstreet life. Other than an introduction and short intros to chapters, text is confined to captions.Book measures 9-1/2" x 12-1/2" and has 140 pages. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Faith Jennings Collection (Photographic History Norwich CT. SIGNED 1st), Jennings, Faith
13 Jennings, Faith The Faith Jennings Collection (Photographic History Norwich CT. SIGNED 1st)
Norwich, Connecticut Bill Stanley Books 1997 First Edition Stated Soft Cover Very Good Oblong SIGNED
Very nice clean book which measures 9" tall and 12" wide. No spine crease and no cover lift. SIGNED by author at first page beneath her photo and biography. Reads thus, "Best wishes, Faith Jennings." The book is a compilation of photographs of Norwich, Ct., many of which are over a century old. No text -- just historic pictures captioned by Jennings. 192 pages. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Camera Man's Journey: Julian Dimock's South, Julian A. Dimock
14 Julian A. Dimock Camera Man's Journey: Julian Dimock's South
U.S.A. University of Georgia Press 2002 0820324248 / 9780820324241 First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Oblong 
Book showcases 155 black and white photographs taken by Julian Dimock in South Carolina from 1904-1905. Unlike most photographers of the time who photographedd the African American experience, Dumock neither politicized nor romanticized his subjects. The book measures 8-3/4" high and 10-1/4" across. 191 pages. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Photo Icons: The Story Behind the Pictures 1827-1991, Koetzle, Hans-Michael
15 Koetzle, Hans-Michael Photo Icons: The Story Behind the Pictures 1827-1991
Los Angeles Taschen America 2005 3822840963 / 9783822840962 Reprint Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Crisp, as new book -- clean and bright inside and out with no fault of note. Jacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Measures 6-1/4"x9" and printed on heavy coated paper. Lavishly illsutrated with , stunning photograpoy accompanied by a lengthy text explaining the unseen story behind the iconic image. A beautiful book -- 351 pages. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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16 Matheson, Andrew Leicaflex Guide; Leicaflex Standard Leicaflex SL
London and New York The Focal Press 1968 Second Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
Nice, clean, tightly bound copy. No spine crease, no names or writing. Measures 5"x6-1/2" and has 128 pages.Illustrated with drawings and black and white photos. A guide to using the Leicaflex and Leicaflex SL camers and their equipment. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Ebb Tide--Flood Tide: Beaufort County ... Jewel of the Low Country, McLaren, Lynn
17 McLaren, Lynn Ebb Tide--Flood Tide: Beaufort County ... Jewel of the Low Country
Franklin, Tennessee. Hillsboro Press 1995 1881576477 / 9781881576471 First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Oblong 
Beautiful book in very nice condition. -- no bumps to boards, no names or wriitng, and no tears or chips to jacket which will arrive in brand new mylar. The photographer, Lynn McLaren, takes the reader on a journey through the South Carolina's legendary Low Country. Images are divided into four categorie: River, Creeks & Estuaries; Plantations; The Islands; and Life in the Low Country.Book measures 8-1/4" high and 10" across. 105 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Looking Back Richland County 1940-1970, News Journal
18 News Journal Looking Back Richland County 1940-1970
Manfield, Ohio News Journal / Pediment Publishing 2005 1597250465 / 9781597250467 Presumed First Hard Cover Near Fine No DJ, as Issued Obling 
A handsome book measuring 8-3/4" tall and 11" wide and bound in hard cover with laminated pictorial boards. It's clean and tightly bound and has 128 pages filled with black and white photographs and lengthy descriptions of each. Topics include public service, disasters, celebrations, sports and leisure, education, society, and community. Thirty years of history in all and fun to see friends and family in the pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Celluloid Photo Album with 26 Cabinet Photos, No Author
19 No Author Celluloid Photo Album with 26 Cabinet Photos
Place and Date Unknown None Listed None Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
The celluloid picture albums are so pretty. This one has gilded page edges, a pictorial celluloid front cover and velvet over boards at spine and back.There is also a gold clasp which works beautifully. Inside the pages (heavy cardboard) are 26 cabinet photos and none at the back for carte de visites, so you could add. The sad part is that there is no way of finding out who these people are unless someone recognizes something or someone. The album measures 8-1/2" x 10-1/2. There are two tiny chips to the front, but you can't touch them. It's as smooth there as it is all over. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Das Deutsche Land in Auserlesenen Bildern. Deutschland, Österreich, Böhmen, Mähren, Siebenbürgen., No author Stated
20 No author Stated Das Deutsche Land in Auserlesenen Bildern. Deutschland, Österreich, Böhmen, Mähren, Siebenbürgen.
Konigstein IM Taunus und Leipzig Karl Robert Langewiesche 1923 Presumed First Hard Cover Very Good No DJ 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Book is very handsome, bound in brown cloth with brown inked page edges as per design. Measures 8-1/2" x 11-3/4" and is comprised of beautiful full page black and white photographs of German sites of interest. There is an inscription written on an early page titlds Artis Monumenta which reads thus: "In remembrance of Anna Grothe born August 14, 1849, Died September 4, 1945." A small photo is pasred beneath it. Book is printed on quality coated paprer and has 190 pages. Only fault is a small bit of light foxing to first and last pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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