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  • Three Photographs of Gold Mining on the Rogue River, Grants Pass, Oregon
    Three Photographs of Gold Mining on the Rogue River, Grants Pass, Oregon

    1910. Three photographs (one duplicate) laid down on canvas (as issued?). Roughly 9-1/4 by 7-1/4 inches. The two views are taken from opposite sides of a small inlet. The mining operation consists of a water-powered conveyor leading to two spinning drums. Water is pumped out of the drum enclosures through a tall pipe. Location and date written in pencil on the verso (back) of one of images. ISBN: 281AIB1023322.

    Medium contrast images. Generally very good. One of the duplicate images with creasing to one corner. [JSP02]

    Book ID: 103727
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  • Miller, Charles R.
    #1 Camp I

    McCloud, CA: Miller Photo Co, (n.d. but ca. 1910). 8-3/16 by 6-1/16 (image) on 11 by 8-1/2 mount. Image of approximately 40 loggers in front of a plain building. One or two of the men may be Indians. Probably McCloud Lumber Co. ISBN: 281AIB0077685.

    Medium contrast image with a bit of silvering at the edges. Stiff black paper mount very good or better, with Miller's McCloud blindstamp in lower right corner.

    Book ID: 42649
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  • American Places by Stegner, Wallace and Page Stegner
    Stegner, Wallace and Page Stegner
    American Places

    First Edition

    New York: E. P. Dutton, 1981. 224 pages. 10-3/4 by 12-3/8 inches. Essays on the human and natural histories of the United States, ranging from Maine to the plains and the Rockies to the Pacific Northwest. Illustrated with 96 color photo reproductions by nature photographer Eliot Porter. ISBN: 9780525053903.

    First edition (first printing). Spotted at the edges, thus a near fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author to a fellow writer: "For Howard Lachtman, from his friend / Wallace Stegner." A large, heavy book.

    Book ID: 178547
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  • The Origins of Photography by Gernsheim, Helmut
    Gernsheim, Helmut
    The Origins of Photography

    First Edition Thus

    (New York): Thames and Hudson, (1982). 280 pages. 10-1/4 by 11-1/2 inches. With 191 illustrations "that have been specially reproduced to bring out the silver and sepia tints of the original prints" -- from the front flap. First published in 1955 and enlarged in 1969. This edition further revised and with a new chapter on the the origins of photography in Italy. ISBN: 9780500540800.

    First edition thus. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. In the publisher's near fine matching slipcase with lamination beginning to peel in a few places. A large, heavy book.

    Book ID: 226803
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  • The Art of French Calotype With a Critical Dictionary of Photographers, 1845 - 1870 by Jammes, Andre and Eugenia Parry Janis
    Jammes, Andre and Eugenia Parry Janis
    The Art of French Calotype With a Critical Dictionary of Photographers, 1845 - 1870

    First Edition

    Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1983. 284 pages. 10-3/4 by 9-1/5 inches (oblong). Illustrated with nearly 200 black-and-white photograph reproductions. A history of the early photographic process known as calotype, and it's use in France. ISBN: 9780691040028.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy with a previous owner's signature on the front paste-down endpaper; in a very good dust jacket with edgewear and light chipping to spine head. [JSP04]

    Book ID: 16848
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  • Francis Eginton: A Monograph by Aitken, W. C.
    Aitken, W. C.
    Francis Eginton: A Monograph

    First Edition

    (N.-pl.): (n.p.), 1871. 14 pages plus a correction page. "Reprinted with corrections and additions from the Birmingham Daily Post, April 25th, 1871." Author attribution from WorldCat. A refutation of the claims that Egintonn, who was known for making reproductions of his painitings, was an early pioneer of photography. An uncommon (three copies in OCLC) early treatise on photography. ISBN: 281AIB1020433.

    First edition (first printing). Front cover darkened at spine, thus very good in stapled wrappers.

    Book ID: 91027
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  • Male Nudes by Rousseau, Francois (photographs) and Philippe Castetbon (text)
    Rousseau, Francois (photographs) and Philippe Castetbon (text)
    Male Nudes

    First Edition

    Paris: Fitway Publishing, 2005. 143 pages. 10 by 14-1/2 inches. Photo reproductions mostly in color. ISBN: 9782752801616.

    First English edition (first printing). A Near fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket. Bump to one corner with a small tear to the paper cover. A large, heavy book.

    Book ID: 235358
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  • Portraits From a Village (1977-1979) by Browne, Pamela (photographer). Robles, Jaime (introduction)
    Browne, Pamela (photographer). Robles, Jaime (introduction)
    Portraits From a Village (1977-1979)

    First Edition

    Greece: N.P, n.d. 4 pages of commentary, in Greek and English. 16 loose black-and-white photographs in folder. ISBN: 281AIB1047986.

    First edition (first printing). The illustrated brown folder with black lettering is partially torn on right hand edge. The 16 photographs and the text are fine.

    Book ID: 262900
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  • Fotografia latinoamericana: Coleccion Anna Gamazo de Abello, una seleccion (1895-2008) by Fabry, Alexis (curator)
    Fabry, Alexis (curator)
    Fotografia latinoamericana: Coleccion Anna Gamazo de Abello, una seleccion (1895-2008)

    First Edition

    (Mexico): Editorial RM, 2008. 192 pages plus indices. Text in Spanish and English. Catalog of an exhibition of the Latin American photography collection of the wife of Spanish billionaire Juan Abello. Your cataloguer cannot recall a more important photography collection assembled by a woman. ISBN: 9789689345220.

    First edition (first printing). A fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket, as issued. Security sticker on final page.

    Book ID: 84960
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  • Wayne F. Miller: Photographs 1942-1958 by (Miller, Wayne) Tremain, Kerry and Stephen Daiter
    (Miller, Wayne) Tremain, Kerry and Stephen Daiter
    Wayne F. Miller: Photographs 1942-1958

    First Edition

    Brooklyn: powerHouse Books, (2008). 256 pages. This monograph "chronicles the evolution of a largely self-taught photographer." - from the flyleaf. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 11.5 x 11 inches. ISBN: 9781576874622.

    Near fine copy in a very good dust jacket. Dust jacket with mild edge wear and a short 1 in. tear on back near flap crease.

    Book ID: 250314
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  • Marion Belanger: Rift / Fault by Belanger, Marion
    Belanger, Marion
    Marion Belanger: Rift / Fault

    Santa Fe: Radius Books, 2017. 2-1/2 by 10 inches. Photographic reproductions of two land-based edges of the North American Plate, one in California along the San Andreas Fault, and the other in Iceland. Belanger "photographs the cultural landscape, particularly where geology and the built environment intersect" -- from her website. ISBN: 9781942185154.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Still sealed in the publisher's shrinkwrap.

    Book ID: 249344
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  • Yesterday's Perfume: An Intimate Memoir of Paul Bowles by Bowles, Paul and Cherie Nutting
    Bowles, Paul and Cherie Nutting
    Yesterday's Perfume: An Intimate Memoir of Paul Bowles

    First Edition

    New York: Clarkson Potter, 2000. 239 pages. 10 by 11-1/4 inches. Nutting's memoir of her friendship with Bowles, illustrated with photo reproductions, most in black-and-white. "Interwoven among Cherie's narrative are bits and pieces of Paul's previously unpublished writings -- diarylike fragments, retellings of dreams, little stories -- a sharp counterpoint in his inimitable voice" -- from the front flap. ISBN: 9780609605738.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. A large, heavy book.

    Book ID: 230721
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  • Palmquist, E., Peter
    Frozen In Iron: A Selection of Tintypes from The Peter E. Palmquist Collection

    Arcata, CA: (the author), 2001. 217 pages. 9-1/2 by 8-1/2 inches. Illustrated with more than 200 full-page reproductions of Palmquist's tintype collection, now housed at the Beinecke Library, at Yale. Limited to 300 copies. ISBN: B002FT6ODG.

    Fine

    Book ID: 245567
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  • Bowles, Paul and Cherie Nutting
    Yesterday's Perfume: An Intimate Memoir of Paul Bowles

    New York: Clarkson Potter, 2000. 239 pages. 10 by 11-1/4 inches. Nutting's memoir of her friendship with Bowles, illustrated with photo reproductions, most in black-and-white. "Interwoven among Cherie's narrative are bits and pieces of Paul's previously unpublished writings -- diarylike fragments, retellings of dreams, little stories -- a sharp counterpoint in his inimitable voice" -- from the front flap. ISBN: 9780609605738.

    Very Good

    Book ID: 145639
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  • The World in My Camera by Freund, Gisele
    Freund, Gisele
    The World in My Camera

    First Edition

    New York: The Dial Press, 1974. 259 pages. 7-3/4 by 11-1/4 inches. Photographs reproduced mostly in black-and-white. First published in 1970 in French as Le Monde et Ma Camera. ISBN: 9780803797321.

    First American edition (first printing). Near fine in a dust jacket with some edge wear. Light bumps to corners.

    Book ID: 230216
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  • Det evige ojeblik: Dansk pressefotografi gennem 75 ar by Bolvig, Axel
    Bolvig, Axel
    Det evige ojeblik: Dansk pressefotografi gennem 75 ar

    First Edition

    (Stavnsager): (Presse Fotograf Forbundet), (1987). 227 pages. 8-3/4 by 11 inches. Published for the 75th anniversary of the Danish Press Photography association. Text in Danish. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photo reproductions. ISBN: 9788772750774.

    First edition (first printing). A fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 230367
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  • Augnablik. The Blink of an Eye by Margretardottir, Hildur, Ali Silverstein and Phoebe Unwin
    Margretardottir, Hildur, Ali Silverstein and Phoebe Unwin
    Augnablik. The Blink of an Eye

    First Edition

    London: Govett-Kerr, 2006. 31 pages. Margretardottir is an Icelandic photographer, Silverstein and Unwin are painters. This is the catalogue to accompany an exhibit in 2005. ISBN: 281AIB1047893.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in light bluewrappers (paperback).

    Book ID: 262779
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  • Images for the End of Century: Photomontage Equations by Kennard, Peter
    Kennard, Peter
    Images for the End of Century: Photomontage Equations

    First Edition

    London: Journeyman Press, 1990. Unpaginated; about 80 pages. 6 by 8-1/4 inches. Exhibition catalog. Images in black-and-white. ISBN: 9781851720323.

    First paperback edition (first printing). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback). Color-fading to spine.

    Book ID: 252987
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