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Ceska Fotografie: Zeme Ceska, Domov Muj
1 Ceska Fotografie: Zeme Ceska, Domov Muj
Praha / Prague Svaz ceských klubu fotografu amateru a nakladatelstuim. "Politiky" 1941 0306700998 First Edition Cloth Very Good 4to. 
64 pages, plus ads at rear. Centimetre of splitting at head of spine, touch of rubbing to extremities; overall a well preserved example, clean and unmarked. No jacket or slipcase. 
Price: 188.50 CDN
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The Album of Greenwich Views
2 The Album of Greenwich Views
Greenwich, London, UK Henry Richardson Hardcover Very Good 12mo. 
Published by Henry Richardson: Printer, Bookseller & Stationers ~ 4 Church Street, Greenwich. Printed in Germany. 7.5 x 5.7 inches. 21 views on 12 pages in accordion format: Royal Naval College (River Front); RNC (Extrance Gates); Royal Observatory (Greenwich Park); Seamen's Hospital (late Dreadnought); RNC (Centre Grounds); The Thames (Off Greenwich Pier); RNC (General View); RNC (From Greenwich Park); The Lodge, Greenwood Park; Royal Observatory, Greenwich Park (Showing Magnetic Clock); Christ Church, Greenwich; The Painted hall (RNC); Interior of the Chapel (RNC); Avenue in Greenwich Park; Parish Church of St. Alphege, Greenwich; Interior of St. Alphege Church; Queen's House, Royal Hospital Schools, and RNC (From Greenwich Park); St. Michael's Church Blackheath Park (After Snowstorm); Interior of Church of Our Ladye Star of the Sea (Roman Catholic: Crooms Hill, Greenwich); View of Blackheath (Shewing All Saints Church); The Lodge (Greenwich Park, After Snowstorm). Pebbled green cloth with ornate gilt to front and rear. Front cover mottled and stained above "Greenwich" and slightly bowing upwards at upper right top edge; rear cover splendid. Interior clean and unmarked with small unobtrusive hole to final view. Binding is entirely secure with hinges sturdy. I am unable to find another copy by which to date or with which to compare this. Please see photo of rear pastedown for the Henry Richardson advert. There is a glossy sheen to the views. 
Price: 162.50 CDN
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The Views of North China [c. 1920 Tianjin Concessions, Peking, &c]
3 The Views of North China [c. 1920 Tianjin Concessions, Peking, &c]
China 1920 Boards Good oblong 12mo. 
The Views of North China [cover title]. 79 leaves of images, printed on recto only. 7.8 x 5.25 inches. Green cloth and paper over stiff paper boards; stamped in gold to front. Tied binding through two holes with ribbon that appears to be of the age of the book. Circa 1920 based on the photograph titled Ex-Russian Consession Tientsin, Ex-German Consulate, and vehicles. I have not been able to locate another copy for comparison. No Printer's or publishing information is present. Photos are titled in English and in Chinese characters. There is a glassine sheet bound in between front cover and first image leaf; no glassine at rear. Water damage to boards as seen, interior is clean and the binding is sound. Some image titles in Tientsin: American Barracks (3), the Shrine, Gate of Japanese Barracks, Japanese Library and Club in Yamato park, Asahi Road in Japanese Concession (2), Boxer war monument, Kotobuki Road Japanese Concession, also in Japanese Concession: The Bund, Tokiwa Road, Akebono Road (2), Miajima Road, Yamato Park (3), Matsushima Road, French Concession (3), International Bridge, British Concession: Victoria Road (3) Consul Road, Victoria Park, The Wharf (2), Fire-Bell in Victoria Park, Tzuchulin Bund on River, Ice break of the Pei-ho, Russian Consulate, Tientsin Ex-Russian Concession (2), Via Vittario Italian Concession, Ex-German Consulate, Chinese City: Ta-hu-tung Hopei, Drum Tower Chinese City, Ho Pei Park, Tonma Road, Kin-Tun Bridge and Police Station, Chin-Kang bridge, Aquaduct Tank Some image titles in Peking: Japanese Legation, Tsong-fun-men Road, Chung-fuwa-men Road, Cheng-yan-men, Rail Way Station of Peking-Hankaw Line, Temple of the Heaven (2), Tong Tanpailo Street, Lilly Ponds (2), Ston-gate of Kotsuchen, Ancient Palace for Interviewiw, Jeneral View of Wan-Shiu-San [and more], Marble Boot [boat] Some image titles of Shan-Hai-Kwan and Chan-li: Ishida Bridge, Rail Way Station, View of outside the city, Han-wen-kun, a Pagoda 
Price: 578.50 CDN
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Views of Long Branch and Hollywood [ Hotel New Jersey ]
4 Views of Long Branch and Hollywood [ Hotel New Jersey ]
Portland, Maine Chisholm Bros. Hardcover Very Good oblong 16mo. 
Gilt stamped on burgundy cloth [hardcover], measuring 9.75 x 6.25 inches. Accordion format with twelve photographic panels, published by Chisholm Bros., Portland Maine. No stated date of printing [c. 1895]. Rear cover advertising The Hollywood Hotel and Cottages, with Leon Cottentin as manager and Frederick Hoey proprietor. This is the same Fred Hoey who managed the New York Giants in the 1899 season. "Compliments of Fred Hoey Hollywood, Long Branch, N.J." is written on the rear pastedown. First panel appears to have a successfully repaired tear; overall very good condition. 
Price: 162.50 CDN
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Aquarium Plant Paradise, Amano, Takashi. Aqua Design Amano
5 Amano, Takashi. Aqua Design Amano Aquarium Plant Paradise
Neptune City, New Jersey, U.S.A. T.F.H. Publications 1999 079380518X / 9780793805181 Hard Cover Very Good 4to 
64 pages. Profusely and sumptuously illustrated with high quality photographs. Ghost of small price sticker upper right corner of front pastedown; else clean and unmarked. Text in English. 
Price: 45.50 CDN
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Spiritual Journey: A Collection of Limited Edition Surreal Photographs [signed], Baikie, Michelle Rae
6 Baikie, Michelle Rae Spiritual Journey: A Collection of Limited Edition Surreal Photographs [signed]
Bloomington, IL AuthorHouse 2008 1434333655 / 9781434333650 Softcover Very Good 8vo. Signed
ix, 105 pages. Signed by the author / photographer on title page, else clean and unmarked with no creasing to spine. 
Price: 45.50 CDN
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The Italians, Barbey, Bruno
7 Barbey, Bruno The Italians
New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 2002 0810905582 / 9780810905580 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good 4to. Bruno Barbey 
119 pages. As new. Clean and unmarked. Please inquire for an accurate overseas shipping quote. 
Price: 195.00 CDN
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All About Reptiles (Including Frogs and Toads), Berridge, W.S.
8 Berridge, W.S. All About Reptiles (Including Frogs and Toads)
New York Robert M. McBride & Company 1935 First US Edition Cloth Good 8vo. 
270, [1] pages. Printed in England. Presumably Berridge's All About Reptiles and Batrachians with the clade explicated for American consumption. Same number of pages as well as the "hundred and thirty-four illustrations from photographs by the author". No stated date of publication; worldcat has it as 1935 along with the Harrap UK. This US issue does not have a pictorial cover. Former owner's name stamped to front endpaper; light soiling there and to facing pastedown as well as top edge; nasty looking splotch to rear pastedown mirroed on facing endpaper perhaps from library pocket but no other library evidence or remnants. Else a clean interior with sound binding. 
Price: 32.50 CDN
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Margaret Bourke-White: Photographer, Callahan, Sean; Margaret Bourke-White
9 Callahan, Sean; Margaret Bourke-White Margaret Bourke-White: Photographer
Boston, New York, Toronto, London Bulfinch Press / Little, Brown 1998 0821224905 / 9780821224908 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good tall 4to. 
159 pages. Slight tanning to jacket spine; else as new: clean and unmarked. 
Price: 52.00 CDN
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Handmade Forests: The Treeplanter's Experience, Cyr, Hélène
10 Cyr, Hélène Handmade Forests: The Treeplanter's Experience
Gabriola Island, BC New Society Publishers 1999 0865713936 / 9780865713932 Card covers Very Good 8vo. 
143 pages. Clean and unmarked, with no spine crease. 
Price: 37.50 CDN
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Robert Doisneau: Three Seconds of Eternity, Doisneau, Robert
11 Doisneau, Robert Robert Doisneau: Three Seconds of Eternity
New York Te Neues Publishing Company 1997 3823821245 / 9783823821243 Card covers Very Good 4to. 
23 pages followed by 101 plates. As new: clean and unmarked, with no creasing to spine. 
Price: 52.00 CDN
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Jahrbuch fur Photographie und Reproduktionstechnik fur das Jahr 1889. Theil 1 & 2: Tabellen und practische Arbeitsvorschriften fur Photographie und Reproductionstechnik. AND: Original-Beitrage, Fortschritte der Photographie in den Jahren 1887 und 1888..., Eder, Josef Maria
12 Eder, Josef Maria Jahrbuch fur Photographie und Reproduktionstechnik fur das Jahr 1889. Theil 1 & 2: Tabellen und practische Arbeitsvorschriften fur Photographie und Reproductionstechnik. AND: Original-Beitrage, Fortschritte der Photographie in den Jahren 1887 und 1888...
Halle Druck und Verlag von Wilhelm Knapp 1889 half leather Very Good 8vo. 
xii, 147; xii, 488 pages, and 20 leaves of adverts at rear. Half leather with marbled paper over boards rubbed at extremities and with unobtrusive notation to front panel. Leather lighter in top compartment of spine, presumed library label removal. Ex CCCP library stamps to first title pages and verso of final endpaper; pocket to front pastedown. Both parts of the third issue of the Jahrbuch. Full title of Part 2: Original-Beitra¨ge, Fortschritte der Photographie in den Jahren 1887 und 1888 und Patente auf photographische Gegensta¨nde etc. Dampstain to top edge of textblock and tip of fore-edge, not intruding to the interior. Binding is sound and hinges secure. 
Price: 1098.50 CDN
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The World of Donald Evans, Eisenhart, Willy
13 Eisenhart, Willy The World of Donald Evans
New York, London, Paris Abbeville Press 1994 1558597174 / 9781558597174 Second edition Card covers Very Good 4to. 
175 pages. Ownership signature top left of half-title, thin red remainder swipe to lower edge of textblock; else as new: clean and unmarked, with no creasing to spine. 
Price: 52.00 CDN
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William Albert Allard: The Photographic Essay (American Photographer Master Series), Erla Zwingle; Russell Hart
14 Erla Zwingle; Russell Hart William Albert Allard: The Photographic Essay (American Photographer Master Series)
Boston Bulfinch Press / Little, Brown 1989 0821217356 / 9780821217351 First Edition Card covers Very Good oblong, 8vo 
ix, 132pp. 
Price: 39.00 CDN
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American Photographs, Evans, Walker
15 Evans, Walker American Photographs
New York Museum of Modern Art 1938 First Edition Cloth Very Good Good tall 8vo. 
198 pages. Light soiling to jacket chipped at extremities; cloth rubbed at heel of spine. Top edge a touch dusty; interior clean and free of inscriptions. Errata slip tipped in; limitation page present at rear. One of 5000 copies printed. A presentable example; jacket now housed in a removable archival sleeve. 
Price: 1293.50 CDN
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Walker Evans. Photographs for the Farm Security Administration 1935-1938. A Catalog of Photographic Prints Available from the Farm Security Administration Collection in the Library of Congress, Evans, Walker; Jerald C. Maddox intro.
16 Evans, Walker; Jerald C. Maddox intro. Walker Evans. Photographs for the Farm Security Administration 1935-1938. A Catalog of Photographic Prints Available from the Farm Security Administration Collection in the Library of Congress
New York Da Capo Press 1973 0306700998 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good 4to. 
xiv, plus (unpaginated) selected photographs, and catalog of 488 photographs. Introduction by Jerald C. Maddox. A very well preserved example, clean and unmarked. 
Price: 162.50 CDN
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The Fairburn System of Visual References. Sets 1, 2, 3 Complete in 9 volumes: Fairburn Figures & Hands / Fairburn Faces & Heads / Fairburn Children, Fairburn
17 Fairburn The Fairburn System of Visual References. Sets 1, 2, 3 Complete in 9 volumes: Fairburn Figures & Hands / Fairburn Faces & Heads / Fairburn Children
Vancouver Fairburn / Mitchell Press 1976 Hardcover Very Good Folio 
Each of the nine volumes contains 200 pages, with multiple images on each page. The volumes each retain the original preliminary leaves. Titles as follows: Set 1 - Fairburn Figures & Hands: Male Full Figure, Female Full Figure, Situation Poses & Hands. Set 2 - Fairburn Faces & Heads: Males, Females, Ethnic & Character Types. Set 3: Fairburn Children: Males, Females, Situation Poses & Hands. Each volume is clean and unmarked. Due to size and weight [the set is over 30 pounds] shipping will need to be adjusted upward from the default quote in this listing: please inquire. This set was formerly the property of illustrator Ron Lightburn, and constitutes a valuable comprehensive resource. 
Price: 942.50 CDN
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18 Garner, F. Richard; George Macdonald Haida and Tsimshian: A Photographic History
Ottawa National Museums of Canada 1972 Card covers Good 8vo. 
Unpaginated [c. 100 pages]. Profusely illustrated with photographs. Spine sunned, 1/2" tear to base of spine, small stain to front cover 
Price: 26.00 CDN
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Signatures of Plants through the camera, Gokhale, Achyut M.
19 Gokhale, Achyut M. Signatures of Plants through the camera
Dehra Dun, India Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh 1998 First Edition Illustrated boards Good Good oblong 8vo. inscribed and signed by author
112pp. dust jacket lightly glued to inside boards 
Price: 19.50 CDN
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Laminae, Holownia, Thaddeus; curated by Peter Sanger
20 Holownia, Thaddeus; curated by Peter Sanger Laminae
Jolicure, NB Anchorage Press 2007 1895488303 / 9781895488302 First Edition Saddle Stapled Card Covers Very Good Good 4to 
(16pp.) Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned; else clean and unmarked. 
Price: 26.00 CDN
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