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New York: An Aperature Monograph, (1972). Paperback. 11th printing. 4to. White illustrated paper wrappers with black title to front and spine panels. Light rubbing to wrappers and light toning to spine. Clean and bright with beautiful black and white photographic illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. PHOTO/121218. Very Good +.
Munich: Prestel, (1998). Hardcover. 4to. White paper covered boards with red title to spine. Light rubbing to edges of boards. Interior is clean and bright and filled with beautiful black and white photographic illustrations. White illustrated dust jacket with black and red title to front and spine panels. Minor rubbing and soiling to dust jacket. 103 pages. PHOTO/020818. Near Fine / Very Good.
Boston: Joseph Knight Company, 1893. Hardcover. A charming children's book of photographs of children dressed in costumes and depicting several Mother Goose rhymes. The photographs by Bartlett are reproduced with the verse on tissue paper sheets that are affixed to larger sheets of paper. Oblong volume in blue and gold floral design paper boards with cream back strip with silver lettering and design along left-side of front cover. Front hinge splitting; some staining to covers. Gift inscription in ink on front fly. Still a lovely volume in very good condition. CHI/120512. Very Good.
Washington DC: Blue House Press, 1989. Softcover. Number 34 of 500 copies. Signed and numbered by the book artist. Nancy Garruba is a writer, photographer, and graphic designer. Her artists' books have been collected by many museums and libraries. This scarce work is a meditation on birth and death after the loss of a baby. The contemplative text is accompanied by monochromatic photographs of sky, clouds, water, along with that of a woman giving birth and a solitary unmoving figure. The book can be opened as a codex or fanned out in carousel fashion to see all of the pages at once. Transparent covers reveal the photographic paper boards with title. In near fine condition with slightest wear to corners of covers. 7.5 x 7.5 inches. Unpaginated. PI/050218. Near Fine.
Verlag Karl Robert Langewiesche, n.d., circa 19. Paperback. Very good in brown paper wrappers with black title to spine and white title to front cover. Illustrated with 48 black and white photographic pictures. Mit 48 Bilder. Foxing to interior. Minor wear to edges of wrappers. 48 pages. German. GER21142. Very Good.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1994). First Edition. Hardcover. First edition. Fine in glossy illustrated paper covered boards with white and blue title to front board and yellow title to spine. Pristine interior filled with beautiful photographic illustrations throughout. In near fine grey and blue illustrated dust jacket with white and blue title to front panel and yellow title to spine panel. 41 pages. PHOTO/072417. Fine / Near Fine.
The Christian Science Publishing Society, (1983). Hardcover. Published on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Christian Science Monitor. Fine in near fine grey and white illustrated dust jacket with black title to front panel and white title to grey spine panel. Minor toning to front panel. Filled with beautiful photographic illustrations throughout. Unpaginated, around 154 pages. Photography. PHOTO/100110. Fine in Near Fine DJ.
Palo Alto, C.A. American West Publishing Company, (1974). Hardcover. Third Printing. Very good mustard yellow, patterned paper covered boards, gilt title to spine. Light edgewear to exterior. Interior is clean, filled with bright color photographic illustrations of California. Contains many Steinbeck quotes. Binding strong. Index, 191 pp. Photography. PHO/6063. Very Good +.
New York: Harry N. Abrams. Hardcover. Folio. Light blue cloth covered boards with gilt tilte to spine. Pristine interior with illustrations on every page. White illustrated dust jacket with black and red title to front and spine panels. 240 pages. This is a large book and may require extra shipping charges. Photography. PHO1/4092. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1967. Hardcover. A photographic autobiography of Duncan from his youth through his many world travels. Along with the photos are excerpts from his letters and journal that recount his experiences. Bound in red cloth with gilt title and author to spine. No dust jacket. In very good condition. 480 pages. PHOTO/042710. Near Fine.
Internationaler Weltverlag Berlin-Schoneberg, 1907. Hardcover. Folio. Blue cloth portfolio with gilt title to front board and spine. Color pastedown with photographic illustration to front board. Heavy wear/fraying to foot of spine; minor fraying to head. Wear/fraying to some edges and corners. Scuffing and minor discoloration to boards. Portfolio folds open to reveal a book with text IN GERMAN and many loose color photographic prints mounted on black board and seperated with tissue guards. The book is bound in brown paper wrappers with maroon title to front panel; bound with red decorative string. An interesting collection. PHOTO/121404. Very Good.
Bryn Mawr: Kurios Press, 1974. Hardcover. "Here is a book that is destined to lead millions to feeling the joyful omnipresene of the Lord in their own lives" (jacket). First printing, Number 5 of 100 copies. Signed and inscribed by the author with love and best wishes. This book was conceived of in the author's hospital room after suffering and recovering from back surgery. Yellow cloth boards with blue title to spine and front cover. A few spots of foxing to covers. In yellow illustrated dust jacket with blue title to spine and front cover. Light foxing to jacket and endpapers, else clean and bright. Includes many photographic images, mostly in black and white with a few in full color. Text is Bible verses and religous inspired poetry and thoughts. In yellow paper covered slipcase with minor soiling to top panel and inner edges. REL/030719. Very Good.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1980. Hardcover. Near fine in a near fine dustjacket. Boards slightly darkened along edges; dustjacket has 2 small closed tears to front panel and minor chipping to spine ends. Dustjacket and flaps are in German; the text is in English. Photography. PHO1/2081. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
New York: Bonanza Books, 1962. Hardcover. 4to. Black cloth backed red paper covered boards with silver title to spine. Minor wear to edges and corners of boards. Interior is very clean with bright text and many photograhic reproductions. Tight binding. Red dj with photographic illustrations to both panels. White title to spine and front panle. Minor wear to edges. The plastic finish of the dj has warped, forming a rippled patten on the front panel. Index, 258 pp. PHOTO/011405. Near Fine in Very Good Minus dj.
London: Thames and Hudson, (1987). Hardcover. VOL. II ONLY. 4to. Black clother covered boards with silver title to spine. Interior is Clean and bright and filled with 266 illustrations, 16 in color and 160 in duotone. White illustrated dust jacket with black and brown title to front panel and to spine. Wear to jacket edges including one small closed tear which had been repaired with tape though tape riped as well. Remnants of sticker to inside flap. 285 pages. Photography. PHOTO/030409. Near Fine in Very Good + DJ.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. Hardcover. First Edition. Oblong. Fine in black cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Clean and bright with many photographic illustrations. In black illustrated dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Light wear to edges of jacket. 90 pages. PHOTO/052218. Fine / Fine.
Studio City, CA: State of Man, 1995. Hardcover. Filled with artistic but erotic black and white nude male photography. "The men within these pages are not professionals. They are real men of incredible beauty, from the artist's hometown of Minneapolis" (jacket). Fine in blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Black and white illustrated jacket with gilt title to spine and front panels. Minor rubbing to jacket and minor wear to edges including a few short closed tears. Old price sticker to rear panel of jacket. Clean and bright interior and binding. Unpaginated. Size: Quarto. PHOTO/070919. Fine / Very Good.
Montreal: Centre Canadien d'Architecture/Canadian Centre for Architecture, (1993). Paperback. Obvlong 4to. Off-white paper wrappers with maroon title to front and spine panels. Photographic illustrations to wraps. Minor rubbing to front and rear wrap as a result of a price stickers that were once there. Minor edgewear to exterior. Interior is clean and bright with wonderful photographic illustrations throughout including fold out series to rear. 135 pages. PHOTO/091212. Very Good.
Berkeley: University of California Press, (1978). Hardcover. 4to. Grey cloth boards with black title to spine. Clean, tight interior filled with illustrations. Pink dust jacket with black title to spine. Spine of jacket has faded to white. Minor wear to edges of jacket including a small closed tear to the rear panel. 364 pages. PHOTO/062006. Fine in Very Good dj.
Holniker Retrospective, 1992. Paperback. 4to. Scarce. White paper wrappers with black title to spine and front cover. Clean and bright with many photographic illustrations featuring images of Baltimore in the 1980s and Russia / Eastern Europe in the 1990s. The juxtaposition between the two in this retropective is perhaps unintentional, but jarring none-the-less. Includes famous Baltimorians such as a young John Waters, Bella Abzug, Lee Atwater, Blaze Starr, Kurt Schmoke (mayor), etc. Unpaginated. BALT/121218. Fine.