London: W. & R. Chambers, Limited, 1901. First edition, 32 pp. of ads. Rackham's Own Copy. An extremely... Read More about The Argonauts of the Amazon
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...
‘Mark Twain’, 1863: Sam Clemens as a Young Man. Early, striking portrait of Samuel Clemens during his newspaper career in the West. By the time this photograph was taken, the salt-print technique had been entirely superseded on the East Coast and was used only in remoter locations in the West.Dan..... Read More about Photographic portrait of Samuel L. Clemens, ca. 1863
New York: New York Graphic Society Books, (1985). First edition. Signed by Clergue on the half-title, "Lucien Clergue. Feb. 20th 1986. ICP" Read More about Lucien Clergue. Eros and Thanatos
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
Santa Fe, New Mexico: Pearmain ress, 2007. First edition, No. 11 of 50 copies signed by yhe author. Read More about A Particular World
New York: Long & Heppner, 327 East 34th Street, New York, 1885. Fine Large New York Coaching Photograph of 1885. A technically superb and imposing time exposure (some movement in the tree branches overhead), showing close to a hundred elegantly-attired Club members, a handsome four-in-hand behind them, at, presumably, their... Read More about “Wyanoke Coaching Club, September 13th 1885”
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 ValleyWesley 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 by Helen MeinardiD'Arcy Rutherfurd: "Very..... 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
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...
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
Garden City, N.Y: Douleday & Co, 1946. Dali, Salvador. First Edition with Dali’s illustrations. No.842 of 1000 copies signed by Dali. Read More about The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini
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”