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Image for San Francisco, The Exposition City, 1915.  [Cover title: San Francisco and Vicinity, When the Golden Gate is Golden. . .

San Francisco, The Exposition City, 1915. [Cover title: San Francisco and Vicinity, When the Golden Gate is Golden. . .

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Cardinell-Vincent Co.: 1915

Seller ID: 2432


24 pp.; oblong 8vo (8" x 10"); illustrated blue wrappers with embossed printing in blue and gold; historical text on first illustrated page only followed by sepia toned gravure plates throughout; two maps. Faint ownership inscription on inside of back cover; very minor cover wear. View more info

Ansel Adams, Images 1923-1974. (Forward by Wallace Stegner)

By: Ansel Adams.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N.Y., New York Graphic Society: [1974]

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 2489


Oblong folio (13.75" x 17"); cloth; pastedowns & endpapers reproducing the photograph 'Clearing Storm'; 115 black & white extended range photolithographic reproductions. In slipcase with 6" crack along back bottom edge from corner, still holding firm. View more info

Image for Le Banquet. [DELUXE LIMITED EDITION].

Le Banquet. [DELUXE LIMITED EDITION].

By: Berquet, Gilles (photographer).

Price: $450.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Last Gasp: 2000

Edition: Deluxe Limited Edition

Seller ID: 3682


No. 13 of 50 deluxe copies, presented in slipcase, numbered and signed by the author and enriched with an original photographic image especially printed for this edition on vintage paper. 95 pp.; sq. 8vo; photo-illustrated paper over boards, in slipcase. Introduction by A. D. Coleman."A book by Berquet is always a banquet for the eyes. In this collection, he offers us more than 50 new erotic images that keep alive the transgressive humor of the Surrealists. S... View more info

Elysium, A Gathering of Souls. New Orleans Cemeteries.

By: Clark, Sandra Russell, photographer.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge and London, Louisiana State University Press: [1997]

Edition: First Printing, so stated

Seller ID: 1309


144 pp.; 4to; cloth; full page black & white photos throughout."A spellbinding photographic essay on New Orleans' signature cities of the dead." View more info

Image for 18th near Castro St. x 24.

18th near Castro St. x 24.

By: FISCHER, HAL.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: San Francisco, NFS Press: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8195


(56) pp.; 5.75" x 8"; blue wrappers; black & white full page photographs with facing text by the photographer, all depicting the comings & goings by the hour, from 9AM to 8AM the next morning at a particular bench at the title location, popular with cruising boys and other locals. View more info

Julia Margaret Cameron, A Victorian Family Portrait.

By: Hill, Brian.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., St. Martin's Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7450


203 pp.; 8vo; brown paper over boards, in white dust jacket with moderate soil; illustrated with contemporary paintings & photographs. View more info

Image for Legacy to an Unborn Son.

Legacy to an Unborn Son.

By: HOUSTON, ROBERT.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8142


8vo; black cloth in price-clipped, photo-pictorial black jacket with chips, tears, and creases to top edge at and near spine; moderate rubbing to edges. Full page black & white photographs throughout.Grace in the rubble on the ghetto street. An early collection of stunningly sharp work by this Baltimore based artist. His friend, the photographer Gordon Parks wrote of him “One finds him immersed in the problems of poverty and inhumanity. People of all colors who... View more info

Image for Joel Peter Witkin, Forty Photographs (Signed by Witkin).

Joel Peter Witkin, Forty Photographs (Signed by Witkin).

By: JOEL-PETER WITKIN; VAN DEREN COKE, INTRODUCTION.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: San Francisco, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 1985

Seller ID: 8118


Exhibition Catalog, signed by Witkin in a broad hand under a portrait photograph of himself on the back cover. 47 pp., including biographical chronology; 4to; white wraps; full page black & white photographs throughout. Slight, shallow creasing to front cover at foredge.Think Bosch, Masks, Erotic Nightmare, Mythology that Messes with your Head now, and then. View more info

Image for Five Gravure Prints in Portfolio, taken from Karsh Portraits, printed by Roto/Sadag.

Five Gravure Prints in Portfolio, taken from Karsh Portraits, printed by Roto/Sadag.

By: KARSH, YOUSUF.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N.Y. & toronto, University of Toronto Press, New York Graphic Soc.: 1977

Seller ID: 3343


Images vary in exact size, approx. 11.5" x 9.5" each, including Norman Mailer, John Steinbeck, Edward Steichen, Igor Stravinsky, and Nikita Kruschev. Printed in Geneva by Roto/Sadag. Housed in original printed white portfolio; publishers printed biographical promo sheet and a signed cover letter on the letterhead of Ruggles de Latour, Inc. laid in. View more info

Image for Tulsa.

Tulsa.

By: LARRY CLARK.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: N.Y., Clark, Rapoport: (1979)

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 8119


(61) pp., 4to; black cloth in photo-pictorial black jacket with light wear at spine ends, and a light 1" crease near top back edge. Overall sharp & crisp. Black & white photographs throughout depicting a sort of recurring Tulsa hight school reunion of the class of 59' with an unflinching celebration or addiction and death. Originally published in paperback: New York: Lustrum Press, 1971. According to World Cat: 3,000 copies printed by Rapoport Press under th... View more info

Exploding Into Life (Inscribed by the author).

By: LYNCH, DOROTHEA, AND EUGENE RICHARDS.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N.Y., Aperture, Many Voices Press: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8270


161 pp.; 4to; cloth in photo-pictorial black jacket; black & white photographs throughout. A photo-documentary of Dorothea Lynch's efforts to confront and explore her life with breast cancer from diagnosis to her passing. Lynch kept a diary, accompanied by the photographs of her longtime friend Eugene Richards.Inscribed "To Richard from Dorothea & Gene" on the half-title. Richard is the San Francisco graphic artist Richard Zybert. View more info

The Widening Stream Poems by richard Mack; Photographs by Wynn Bullock

By: Mack, Richard and Wynn Bullock.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: No Place, Peregrin Publications: [1965]

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 901


Unpaginated [23]pp.; cloth-backed marbled boards with title label on front cover; square 4to; 13 full page photographs, black & white, two in color; facing text. Minor edge wear to boards; ownership label of [Jim] Robertson-Montgomery on rear endpaperFrom the library of Jim Robertson, Yolla Bolly Press, Covelo California. This a relic of his early working library during the 1960's with Bruce Montgomery and their printing & design firm, Robertson-Montgomery at 300... View more info

Image for Falkland Road: Prostitutes of Bombay.

Falkland Road: Prostitutes of Bombay.

By: MARK, MARY ELLEN.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., Knopf: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8141


(123) pp., motly full page color photographs with captions, introductory text; square 4to; burgundy photo-pictorial wrappers. Trivial wear to covers.The photographer captures the life and feeling of the internationally notorious street of prostitutes, a raw world unto itself. View more info

Image for Photographs by Barbara Martz.  Photographic prints by Bobby Adams and Ira Schrank, White Line Photograpy; compiled and published by Elsa Martz.

Photographs by Barbara Martz. Photographic prints by Bobby Adams and Ira Schrank, White Line Photograpy; compiled and published by Elsa Martz.

By: MARTZ, BARBARA.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: no place, Elsa Martz: 1987

Seller ID: 8140


Unpaged; oblong 8vo; photo-pictorial white wrappers; 38 full page reproductions of black & white photographs from gelatin silver prints and color photographs from cibachrome prints; all with facing descriptive text by the photographer reproducing her handwriting. Two printed announcements showing the cover photograph, for the Exhibition & Book Release at New Langton Arts, San Francisco, March1987, laid in. View more info

Children in the Big City. Photographs by Oscar van Alhen.

By: Morrien, Adriaan .

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Oldbourne: [1958]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1807


Unpaginated; 4to; cloth, in tattered dust jacket; black & white photographic plates throughout. Cloth a little rubbed & soiled. Ownership name on top edge of front pastedown [Elaine Mayes]. View more info

Image for Icicles, Waterfall - Mt. Whitney.  An Original Photograph.

Icicles, Waterfall - Mt. Whitney. An Original Photograph.

By: Mundy, Michael.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: San Francisco, 1985

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1919


Single leaf printed on both sides & folded to 8" x 10" over the black & white print [4.75" x 6.75"], mounted on archival board with tissue guard; pencil signed by Mundy. Printed leaf includes title, passage from Whitman's, Leaves of Grass, colophon notes on the photograph and printing.Limited to 174 numbered and 26 lettered copies printed. This copy, numbered 5, from the first 130 copies presented by James Linden to members of the Colophon Club a... View more info

Passage: A Work Record.

By: Penn, Irving.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: N.Y., Knopf: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3435


4to; cloth in dust jacket; as new in original shrinkwrap; 397 quadritone and 71 four-color plates; drawings by Iriving Penn. View more info

Image for Police.

Police.

By: PUTTERMAN, JAYDIE, AND ROSALYNDE LESUR.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8307


192 pp., 4to; photo-illustrated white wrappers; photographs throughout.One way of looking at what it was like to be a policeman in urban America in the 1980's. The authors followed two patrolman on their beat for six months. View more info

Heinrich Zille, Draughtsman and Photographer.

By: Ranke, Dr. Winfried, compiled & commentated by.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Goethe Institute: 1982

Seller ID: 7982


Exhibition Catalog. 23 pp.; 8vo; black wrappers; black & white photographic reproductions; biographical chronology. View more info

The Lord of the Isles.

By: Scott, Sir Walter.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Provost & Co.: 1871

Seller ID: 4304


186 pp., (i)-(viii) ads; sq. 8vo; original gilt stamped red cloth; all edges gilt; nine mounted albumen photographs with tissue guards of scenes and landscapes, including one circular vignette on title page. Publisher's advertisemet in back names Russell Sedgfield, and Stephen Thompson as photographers for the nine images. Front joint cracked with wear to top of spine; modrate soil; front hinge cracked with rough & jagged repair still holding fairly firm. Moderate fox... View more info