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    Great Photo Books

    Books by Great Photographers

    Abell, Sam: Stay This Moment: First Edition, 1990. Very fine in fine dust jacket with very slight age yellowing. Classic, insightful photographs by the great National Geographic photographer. $65
    Abell, Sam: The Life of a Photograph. First Edition, 2008. Very fine in fine dust jacket. More classic photographs by the great National Geographic photographer. $15
    Abell, Sam, and Leah BenDavid-Val: Sam Abell: The Photographic Life. First Edition, 2002. Like new hardcover. A retrospective of the work of the great National Geographic photographer. $75
    Adams, Ansel and John Muir: Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada. First edition, 1948. Good in soiled cloth binding, some age spotting on cover and contents. No dust jacket (photos look OK). $15
    Allard, William Albert: William Albert Allard: Five Decades: A Retrospective. First Edition, 2010. Like New in Like New dust jacket. The magnum opus of the great National Geographic photographer. $25
    Armstrong-Jones, Anthony: Tony Armstrong-Jones London. 1958 First Edition.This is Lord Snowdon’s first book, when he was just Tony Armstrong-Jones. Very good in cloth binding, no dust jacket. Very rare. $25
    Armstrong-Jones, Anthony: Israel: A First View. 1986 First American Edition. Fine in cloth binding with near-fine dust jacket (one mended tear on back). $15
    Arnold, Eve: In Retrospect. 1995 First Edition as new in as new dust jacket in mylar wrap. Publisher’s 8-page promotional flyer laid in. Also includes a copy of recent American Photo magazine with excellent article about Arnold. $25
    Arnold, Eve: The Great British. First edition, 1991. Very fine in fine dustjacket. $15
    Capa, Cornell and Elisabeth Elliot: The Savage My Kinsman. Fine, in mended dust jacket. $15
    DeMeyer, Baron Adolph: De Meyer. First edition, 1976. Very good hardcover with some mildew in very good dust jacket with slight spine fading. $10
    Edgeworth, Anthony: The Guards. First edition, 1981. Very fine in fine dust jacket. $10
    Eliosofon, Elliot: Color Photography. 1961 First Edition, First Printing. Very Good hardcover in a worn dust jacket with some tears and chipping. Photographs and text by the great Life magazine photographer. If you think William Eggleston invented color photography, you really need to see this book. $35
    Feininger, Andreas: Roots of Art. First edition, 1975. Fine, in near fine (mended tear) dust jacket. $10
    Faulkner, Douglas: Dwellers in the Sea. First edition, 1976. By the great underwater photographer. Fine, in fine dust jacket. $15
    Gernsheim, Helmut: Beautiful London. 1st ed., 2nd printing, 1951. Very good in torn & chipped, but complete, dust jacket. Classic photographs of London by the great photography historian. $10
    Gittings, Paul L.: Color Portraiture. First edition, 1968. Gittings was the founder of a chain of high-end portrait studios. Very fine, in fine (slightly rubbed dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by Gittings. $75
    Henle, Fritz: Figure Studies. 1962 Bonanza edition, cloth binding with some edge fading, no dust jacket. $15
    Henle: Holiday in Europe. First edition, 1963. Very fine, in very good dust jacket with some edge wear. $15
    Hurley, F. Jack: Marion Post Wolcott: A Photographic Journey. 1st ed., 1989. Soft cover, fine with some light stains. Signed and inscribed by Hurley. $49
    Irving, Gary: Places of Grace: The Natural Landscapes of the American Midwest. 1999 First Edition, 12x10¾ in. Very fine hardcover in find dust jacket. Wonderful panoramic photographs made with the Linhof and Fuji 617 panoramic cameras. $15
    Jay, Bill: Occam’s Razor. First softcover edition, 1992. Very good+. Some of the most penetrating and perceptive essays about photography you can find anywhere. Jay was the founding editor of the magazine Creative Camera. $35
    Jay, Bill: Negative/Positive. 1979 First edition. Fine hard cover, no dust jacket. Six cogent essay on photography: "The Failure of Photography"; "Naturalism vs. Humanism"; "Humanism in Retreat"; "From Humanism to Heroism"; "The Mechanics of Purpose" and "The Viewer as Humanist"; followed by a portfolio of photographs by Jay’s friend, the great David Hurn, with Hurn's comments on each. Biographical sketch of the author on rear cover. Ex libris. $45
    Kertesz, Andre: Americana. 1979 Mayflower Books First edition. Fine, in somewhat yellowed soft cover. $15
    Kertesz, Andre: Birds. 1979 Mayflower Books First edition. Fine, in somewhat yellowed soft cover. $15
    Kertesz, Andre: Landscapes. 1979 Mayflower Books First edition. Fine, in somewhat yellowed soft cover. $15
    Kertesz, Andre: Portraits. 1979 Mayflower Books First edition. Fine, in somewhat yellowed soft cover. $15
    Ketchum, Robert Glenn: The Hudson River & the Highlands. Fine, in fine dust jacket, some damp fluting of pages. $10
    Kezys, Fr. Algimantas: Chicago/Kezys. 1983 First Edition. Fine cloth binding in very good dust jacket with small tears. $10
    Leigh, Jack: Nets & Doors: Shrimping in Southern Waters. 1989 First Edition. Very fine cloth binding in Fine dust jacket. SIGNED BY JACK LEIGH. $40
    Leigh, Jack: Seaport: A Waterfront at Work. 1996 First Edition. Very fine cloth binding in near-fine (slight rubbing) dust jacket. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY JACK LEIGH. $60
    Masters of Contemporary Photography Series
    These are all in good to very good condition.
    The Photo Essay: Paul Fusco and Will McBride. Soft Cover, $5
    The Persuasive Image: Art Kane. Hard cover with dust jacket, $10
    Soft Cover, $5
    The Photo Illustration: Bert Stern. Hard cover with dust jacket, $10
    Photographing Sports: John Zimmerman, Mark Kauffman, and Neil Leifer. Soft Cover, $5
    McKenna, Rollie: Portrait of Dylan: A Photographer’s Memoir (Dylan Thomas). Fine cloth binding in mended dust jacket. $10
    Morris, Wright: God’s Country and My People. 1981 Bison Books softcover edition with some edge wear. $15
    Morris: Love Affair--A Venetian Journal. First edition, 1972. Very fine, in fine dust jacket. $10
    Morris, Wright and Jim Alinder: Picture America. First edition, 1982. Very fine in very fine dust jacket. $10
    Morris, Wright: Time Frames: Photographs, Writing, and Memory. 1999 First edition, Fine, in softcover. $10
    Morris, Wright: Wright Morris: Photographs and Words. 1982 First edition. Very fine cloth binding in very good dust jacket with spine fading. $15
    Mortensen, William: Mortensen on the Negative. Second printing, 1941. Fine, except for age-spotting, no dust jacket. $15
    Ruohomaa, Kosti; Jim Moore; and Carroll Thayer Berry: Maine Coastal Portrait. Photographs by three great Maine photographers. Seth Low Press 1959 First Edition. The dust jacket has very slight patina on it consistent with a book that's 50 years old. Overall, the book is in excellent condition for its age. This is about as rare as it gets, because the book is SIGNED BY ALL THREE PHOTOGRAPHERS. $195
    Ruohomaa, Kosti: Night Train at Wiscasset Station. 1977 First edition. Near-fine softcover with some age-yellowing. $10
    Skrebneski: Skrebneski Portraits: A Matter of Record. 1978 First Edition. Near-fine cloth binding in worn dust jacket. Disinctive portrait stylings by the great Chicago photographer. $10
    Stock, Dennis: Brother Sun. 1974 soft cover edition, fine except slight corner wear. $10
    Stock: New England Memories. First U. S. ed., 1989. Very fine in fine dust jacket. Absolutely some of the most beautiful color photographs I’ve ever seen. Don’t buy this if you believe William Eggleston invented color photography. $45
    Stock: Provence Memories. 1st U.S. ed., 1988. Beautiful like new large volume in like new dust jacket, near-fine but yellowed slipcase. $45
    Ulmann, Doris and John Jacob Niles: The Appalachian Photographs of Doris Ulmann. First edition, 1971. Fine, in fine dust jacket. ex libris. $25
    Webb, Todd: Looking Back. First edition, 1991. Very fine, in very fine dust jacket. $15
    Webb, Todd: Todd Webb Photographs. 1979 revised edition. Near-fine softcover. $10
    Ylla: Animals in India. First American edition, 1958. Fine, in fine+ dust jacket. $25

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    First book: $4.50.
    Additional books: $1.95
    Pamphlets and brochures (smaller than magazine size): $1.95
    Additional pamphlets/brochures: 95 cents.
    Larger/heavier books may require additional postage.

    A Priority Mail Medium Flat Rate box will hold four to six books. If you order four or more books and they will fit in a medium box, I will ship by Priority Mail.

    The above prices are for shipping to the continental United States only. For shipping to other countries, there may be a surcharge of from $4 to $7.50 for filling out customs forms. Please be aware that recent price increases by the U.S. Postal Service have made international shipping very expensive. When shipping books with a value of more than $75 overseas, I will only ship by Priority Mail with insurance. All international shipments weighing more than four pounds must be shipped by Priority Mail in any case.
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