Nantucket: August 2nd, 1936. NANTUCKET. Provenance: The estate of Saul Mauriber, Van Vechten's assistant and executor of Van... Read More about Nantucket House (Doorway
New York: July 4, 1941. Variant of the portrait from the same session published in Portraits: The Photography of Carl Van Vechten (1978). Read More about Portrait photograph of Marc Chagall
[London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1893]. One of 400. One of 25 photogravure portraits published in ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON AND HIS FRIENDS, a posthumous appreciation of Julia Margaret Cameron. Read More about Arthur Hallam
N.P: 22 Jan 1910. Russian journalist, founder of the Russian Social Revolutionary party. He was also editor of "Revolutionary Russia." From the autograph collection of Harry P. Kuhn Jr. Read More about Card signed "V. Tchertnoff"
Dubuque, Iowa: O. A. Bronson Jr, 1871. With Photograph. First volume of this chess journal. The early volumes were called “Dubuque Chess Journal” and “Brownson's Chess Journal,” then in 1876 the title was changed to “The American Chess Journal ”and then in 1877 returned to “Chess Journal.”¶ The portrait photograph..... Read More about The Chess Journal: Devoted to the Interests of Caissa. No. 1 August 1870; No. II, August 15th,...
Little Bear Films, 1988. First edition. A photographic companion to Weber's film about Baker. Read More about Let's Get Lost: A Film Journal, Starring Chet Baker
[Boston]: [Privately published], 1896. First Edition. Account of a trip to Europe by the Ancients ("friends and comrades of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Comapany of Masachussets") illustrated with vernacular tourist photographs. With 2 secretarial ALS laid in, from Windsor Castle and Marlborough House, acknowledging recpeit of Childs' book. Read More about The Ancients Abroad in 1896
[London: Printed at the Army-Navy Cooperative Society Limited, 1890]. Presentation Copy. A signed presentation copy from the author, John Bell-Irving, to Douglas Jones. Bell-Irving was a Scottish businessman and partner in the Hong Kong trading firm Jardine Matheson, and a director of the Hong Kong Electric Company. Jones was Secretary..... Read More about Diary of the Ewo Party Up-Country Shooting Trips in the Yangtse Valley, China. From Season...
ca. 1950s. Original photograph 1941, reprinted 1950s. “My portrait of Winston Churchill changed my life. I knew after I had taken it that it was an important picture, but I could hardly have dreamed that it would become one of the most widely reproduced images in the history of photography."..... Read More about Winston Churchill portrait by Yousuf Karsh
New York: Grove Press, . First Grove Press Edition. Read More about Tulsa
London: Basil Montagu Pickering [Printed by Ranken and Company, Drury House.], 1868. First edition, "Reprinted from 'The Scientific Review." Pioneering Commercial Photographer. A vital memoir of the photographic pioneer and innovator, Antoine Francois Jean Claudet (1797-1867), frequently called the first commercial photographer. Claudet, after learning about the daguerreotype process from..... Read More about A. Claudet, F.R.S. A Memoir ... For Distribution at the Meeting of the British Association at...
Sante Fe, New Mexico: The Pearmain Press, . First edition, No. 13 of 50 copies, signed and with an additional portfolio of two signed prints. Read More about Mont St. Michel and Shiprock
Sante Fe, New Mexico: William Clift Editions, (1987). Number "M" of a limited edition of 250 copies with slipcases, signed by the photographer ("William Clift") on the title-page and initialed ("W.C.") on limitation label on rfep. "Published on the occasion of an exhibition of seventy-nine photographs by William Clift at..... Read More about Certain Places
Sun Valley, Idaho: Feb 8 1937. SKIING & MORMONS. With sentiments signed by: Robert Young: "I aspire to your perfection in photography." Melvyn Douglas-1936 Sun Valley Wesley Ruggles: "Knowing you has been a great pleasure-Sincerely-Wesley Ruggles-1937." On verso: Helen Meinardi: " 'I met him in Sun Valley' 1937 An original..... Read More about Signature
Chrysler's Tex Colbert to Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. Colbert, trained as a lawyer, climbed the ladder at Chrysler, becoming President in 1950 and Chairman in 1960, his tenure marked with colorful controversy leading to executive fistfights and some internal dislocations not evident in his note to Eisenstaedt: “With thanks for a...... Read More about Autograph Note Signed to Alfred Eisenstaedt, n.p., November 1955
Ronald Colman to Alfred Eisenstaedt. Cordial notes from the stars (Colman: “In sincere appreciation”, Durbin: “With kindest personal regards”) following photo sessions with Eisenstaedt. Eisenstaedt's portrait of Colman appears on page 93 of his WITNESS TO OUR TIME, Durbin's on page 94. Read More about Autograph Note Signed to photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt, n.p., September 1938 [with, on verso:]...
[Denver: Colorado Camera Club], [circa 1901]. Promotional pamphlet for the Colorado Camera Club. A scarce publication, as there were fewer than 100 members of The Colorado Camera Club in 1900, and this pamphlet sought to increase membership to 150 [no holding listed on OCLC]. Read More about THE COLORADO CAMERA CLUB
Paris: 1891. Read More about La Photographie sans Objectif
Constantinople: c 1897. Read More about Photograph of Istanbul Cemetery "Cimetiere turc à Scutari." #64
London: Leader & Cook, 63 New Bond St., corner of Brook St, n.d. [ca. 1840]. Issued plain and colored. Read More about "La Bagatelle.” composed by G. Cooke. Illustrated by Geo. Cruikshank
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...
Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1979. First edition. Inscribed by Judy Dater. Photographer Judy Dater wrote and conducted the interviews that comprise this monograph in association with the Imogen Cunningham Trust. The dedication on the half title is to Adrian Wilson of the trust and to his wife Joyce Lancaster;..... Read More about Imogen Cunningham: A Portrait