New York: April 7, 1937. Variant of the portrait taken at the same session and published in PORTRAITS... Read More about Portrait photograph of Thomas Wolfe
New York: April 5, 1935. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Read More about Portrait photograph of Aaron Copland
Milan: Gruppo Editoriale Fabbri, . Italian monograph on the LIFE photographer Cornell Capa, inscribed by him:"To Harriett and Daviol, We are all glad it is in Italian!!" Read More about Cornell Capa: I Grandi Photografi Serie Argento
New York: January 10, 1933. Read More about Portrait photograph of Katherine Cornell in "Lucrèce"
New York: n.d. ca late 1930's. The Master. Beautifully composed portrait of Noel Coward, at his most suave and debonair, by the noted photographer of society and stage. Read More about Portrait of Noel Coward
Bing Crosby to Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. Read More about Autograph Inscription Signed to Alfred Eisenstaedt on Crosby's memo paper, Hillsborough, CA June...
Glasgow: Thomas Murray, 1858. Cruikshank, George. Second edition. Read More about Midnight Scenes and Social Photographs: Being Sketches of Life in the Streets, Wynds, and Dens of...
Tokyo: 45-46. Fine Drawing of Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. A delightful profile caricature of the famed photographer by Currie. Read More about Portrait of Alfred Eisenstadt in profile in pen and ink and watercolor on paper. Inscribed...
[Boston: D. Sacilotto for Charles Lauriat’s, 1967]. Plate 366 from The North American Indian. A fine restrike from the original plate from Curtis’ masterpiece, The North American Indian. Read More about “On the Shores at Nootka”
[Uzhgorod, Czechoslovakia: 1937]. Printed circa 1984. A haunting, early image by this super Ukrainian-born photographer (1902 - 1995), whose work for LIFE magazine won him international acclaim. Read More about Photograph of a Russian Orthodox Church in Uzhgorad, Czechoslovakia
Grand Forks, Dakota: W. Caswell, Photographer, [c. 1870s]. Little is known of William Caswell, save in 1877 he formed a partnership with Simon Duffin in Winnipeg, having previously operated out of Duluth, Minnesota and Grand Forks. This photograph, with Caswell's Grand Forks stamp dates from the 1870's, the era of..... Read More about Albumen photograph of wheat harvest with steam-powered thresher and thirteen laborers
Hanover, N.H: Published by the Editors, 1878. Read More about The Dartmouth. Edited by Members of the Senior Class of Dartmouth College. Third Series — Vol....
Berlin: Bruno Schultz Verlag, [1933 -1934]. Read More about Das Deutsche Lichtbild Jahressschau 1934 & 1935 . In Eigner Sache [Account by] von Adolf...
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1970. First edition. "… wrenching and revelatory" (Roth). "… an exemplary exercise in the humanist social documentary mode" (Parr/Badger). Read More about East 100th Street
n.p: Ca. 1920s. Fine Inscribed Photograph of Marion Davies. Marion Davies (1897-1961), a showgirl from Brooklyn, won the devotion of the William Randolph Hearst, the publishing mogul. She lived with Hearst as his mistress at San Simeon, his castle and ranch in California. Hearst used his influence in publishing to..... Read More about Photograph of the actress, inscribed “Sincerely, Marion Davies”
Original Floyd Davis Portrait of Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. A fine sympathetic full-face drawing of the photographer, undoubtedly done from life. Floyd MacMillan Davis (1896-1966) began by doing advertising art, and in the 1930s began illustrating southern rural scenes and people forthe works of William Faulkner, MacKinlay Kantor and others. During..... Read More about Original pencil portrait of Alfred Eisensteadt, inscribed, “To Alfred”, signed and dated...
New York: Huntington Press, 1932. First Edition, no. 91 of 160 numbered copies, signed by the photographer on p. 2. Portraits include Admiral Richard E. Byrd, Theodore Dreiser, Rockwell Kent, Ring Lardner, Sinclair Lewis, D.H. Lawrence, H.L. Mencken, Paul Robeson, George Rusell (A.E.), David Sarnoff, Gene Tunney, Carl van Vechten..... Read More about Man Makes His Own Mask. Text and Portraits by … Foreword by Benjamin DeCasseres
New York: March 18, 1941. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Fine portrait of the young choreographer in her first major successful work. Read More about Portrait photograph of Agnes de Mille in "Three Virgins and a Devil"
New York: The Office of Thierry W. Despont Ltd, 1990. Thierry Despont. Private edition, unnumbered copy of a run of 1000. This private edition of photographs of the work of architect Thierry W. Despont was published privately in celebration of the tenth edition of the Office of Thierry W. Despont..... Read More about Houses
Birmingham: 11, New Street, c. 1870. Read More about Photo of commemorative medal, by H.J. Whitlock, Photographer
New York: Alfred Knopf, 1921. First edition. An unusual anthology of poems on the dance from ancient times up to the present, with 15 halftone plates from photos by photographer Edward Dickson, pupil of Clarence H. White. The style of the photography, the poses, the costumes, all very much reflect..... Read More about Poems of the Dance: an Anthology [1500 B.C - 1920 A.D
n.p: Ca. mid-1940s. Exotic Signed Photograph of Costumed Marlene Dietrich. The legend: gorgeous, exotic, inscrutable. Read More about Fine black and white portrait photograph of Marlene Dietrich
Danbury, CT: Addison House, . First edition. Important monograph on this small town photographer from Herber Springs, Arkansas. Read More about Disfarmer: The Heber Springs Portraits 1939-1946. Text by Julia Scully
London: A.W. Cowan, 1881. First Edition. With Photographs. Photographic Portraits of Disraeli, Lord Randolph Churchill, etc. Read More about An Appreciative Life of the Rt. Hon. Earl of Beaconsfield, A Statesman of 'Light and Leading'...
London: Grant & Co, 1872. Doré, Gustave. First edition. Doré’s London in original Parts Issue. “Doré's devastating realization of the contrast of wealth and poverty in a modern metropolis makes LONDON one of the great illustrated books of the world.”. Read More about London. A Pilgrimage