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New York: May 13, 1955. Variant of the print published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. In his career-launching role as 'Brick' in the original production of Tennessee Williams' CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, directed by Elia Kazan, which opened on March..... Read More about Portrait photograph of Ben Gazzara as "Brick" in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
New York: May 13, 1955. Variant of the print published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Gazzara as the Original 'Brick'. The original production of Tennessee Williams' CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, directed by Elia Kazan, opened on March 28, 1955. His..... Read More about Portrait photograph of Ben Gazzara as "Brick" in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, seated in robe...
[New York?]: Ca. 1920. Eleonora Duse, Photographed by Arnold Genthe. A strong, evocative image of the near-legendary Italian actress, shown in profile toward the end of her life.Arnold Genthe (1869-1942) was born in Germany and came to San Francisco in 1895 as tutor for the son of a German Baron..... Read More about ELEONORA DUSE: Fine head and shoulders portrait photograph of the actress, with the...
Rhodes: [Photograph taken ca. 1930; printed c. 1932?]. Photo and Manuscript New Year's Card by Arnold Genthe. A pleasing image, sailboats and figures at the right, landscape perspective to the left.Arnold Genthe (1869-1942) was born in Germany and came to San Francisco in 1895 as tutor to the son of..... Read More about “Harbour of Rhodes”
New York: George H. Doran Company, . First edition. Read More about Impressions of New Orleans. A Book of Pictures. Foreword by Grace King
New York & London: Mitchell Kennerley, 1929. First edition. Inscribed to Percy MacKaye. Inscribed on ffep "To Percy MacKaye — To whom these pictures will bring back memory of our youth … from his friend Arnold Genthe. New York 1931." Genthe photographed MacKaye in costume for his play Sanctuary: A...... Read More about Isadora Duncan. Twenty-Four Studies. Foreword by Max Eastman
New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1913. Genthe, Arnold. Second edition, enlarged. Inscribed to Photo-engraver and Collector Edward Epstean. An important work of documentary and ethnographic photography, " ... one of the first and most important examples of the candid-camera approach to documentary photography" (Parr/Badger I). INSCRIBED to Edward Epstean, "whose knowledge..... Read More about Old Chinatown ... with Text by Will Irwin
New York: Moffat, Yard and Company, [September], 1908. First edition. Read More about Pictures of Old Chinatown. Text by Will Irwin
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, . First American edition. Read More about L.J.M. Daguerre (1787-1851). The World’s First Photographer
New York: 3 December, 1936. Variant of the portrait from the same session as published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. At the time, Gielgud's was making his American stage debut as "Hamlet" -- the role which made his fame. Read More about Portrait photograph of John Gielgud
[New York?]: Nov., 1955. The Great Lillian Gish: "For Alfred Eisenstaedt-'This got remembered once'-/And looking to the future./Only the best to you. Lillian Gish Nov. 1955." Read More about Autograph Note signed, to Alfred Eisenstaedt
Cape Town: C. Struik (Pty) Ltd, 1973. First edition of photographer's first book. Goldblatt achieves a masterful balance between pretty abstraction and biting social commentary in his first monograph, a three-part study of the gold mines of his native South Africa. With a 7 pp. essay by compatriot Nadine Gordimer..... Read More about On the Mines
Philadelphia: C. Houstin Goudiss, 1907. Maclaren was the pseudonym of Presbyterian pastor and Scotsman John Watson (1850-1907). He earned popular (but decidedly not critical) success in 1894 with BESIDE THE BONNIE BRIER BUSH - "The combination of sentimentality, humour, and religion in a rural Scottish setting proved a successful formula..... Read More about Portrait photograph of author Ian Maclaren, three-quarters length seated, in jacket with top hat...
Original Golfing Cartoon Presented to Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. The pipe-smoking artist is shown in caricature, adressing the ball, while an athletic figure labeled “Alfred” snaps him from afar. Read More about Original cartoon of golfer being photographed, signed and inscribed “To Alfred Eisenstaedt from...
New York: James Kriegsman. Signed "To Herb my best Benny..." with stave of musicbelow. Read More about Signed Photogtraph of Benny holding his clarinet
[New York: c. 1913]. Includes photographers of these Trophies:8 Photos of Silver plates for the Winner Joyant for Larchmont Race Weeks Series 1911 ; Manhasset Bay Yacht Club Race 1911; Manhasset Bay Cup Races; Interstate Races Marblehead; Larchmont Yacht Club Series 1912; New York Yacht Club Cruise 1912 Won by..... Read More about Album of Gorham Silver Plates, Trophies, etc., most made for Black, Starr & Frost
[New Haven]: Yale University Art Gallery in Association with the Corcoran Gallery of Art and Yale University, 2002. First edition. Inscribed by Jock Reynolds to Doris Bry, art historian and agent of Georgia O'Keeffe. Read More about Emmet Gowin. Changing the Earth. Aerial Photographs
New York: Underwood & Underwood, . A complete set of 18 stereoviews of the Grand Canyon by Underwood & Underwood, with an accompanying booklet. Read More about The Grand Canon Through the Stereoscope
Garden City, N.Y: Doubleday, (1960). First edition. Read More about Hummingbirds
Garden City, N.Y: Doubleday, (1960). First edition. Number 353 of 500 copies signed by the author. A notable breakthrough in high-speed photography made it possible for the first time to record hummingbirds in flight in their native environments; this book is the result. Read More about Hummingbirds
Garden City, N.Y: Published for the American Museum of Natural History by Doubleday, . First edition. Number 238 of 500 copies, signed by the author. A notable breakthrough in high-speed photography made it possible for the first time to record hummingbirds in flight in their native environments; this book is..... Read More about Hummingbirds. With a Foreword by Dean Amadon, Lamont Curator of Birds
London: Printed for Private Circulation by Smith, Elder and Co, 1866. First edition. WITH 14 ORIGINAL PHOTOS, INSCRIBED TO PRINCIPAL OF ST. ANDREWS. Inscribed on blank preliminary leaf, "For the Reverend John Tullock D.D., Principal of St. Andrews, from Victoria, Balmoral Sept 22 1867." The Principal is the chief executive..... Read More about Biography of His Royal Highness The Prince Consort, Compiled from Letters and Memoranda
New York: Underwood & Underwood, 1902-1904. Read More about Group of 25 stereographs depicting the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone
Providence: Rhode Island Printing Co. 62 Weybosset St, 1875. First edition. Lake Mohonk Mountain House is a resort hotel in the Shawangunk Mountains near New Paltz, New York, owned and operated by the Smileys, a Quaker family. Albert Smiley bought a tavern near Lake Mohonk and 280 acres, including the..... Read More about Guide Book to Lake Mohonk New Paltz Ulster Co. N.Y