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Reflections in a Glass Eye: Works from the International Center of Photography Collection

By: (International Center of Photography) Handy, Ellen, curator

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown and Company: (c.1999)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13293

ISBN: 0-8212-2625-8

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj


[book is tight, clean, as-new; jacket shows just a bit of surface handling wear]. (B&W/color photographs) "Published on the occasion of ICP's twenty-fifth anniversary, [this book] provides an innovative look at the diversity of the photographic medium. The selection displays great strength in documentary photography and photojournalism, as well as a marvelous range of fine art, commercial, and vernacular photography. It presents the work of such masters as Richard Avedon, Weegee, Cindy Sherman, Robert Capa, Dorothea Lange, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Margaret Bourke-White, Alfredo Jaar, Anse... View more info

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A Life on Film

By: Astor, Mary

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1971

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: 24722

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dj


[a solid clean copy with minimal shelfwear, but with the front endpaper torn out; jacket lightly soiled, showing a little wear at spine extremities, minor crinkling at top of front panel, one tiny tear at lower rear hinge]. (B&W photographs) Memoirs of the actress/novelist, covering her film career from silent picture days through her appearance in HUSH, HUSH, SWEET CHARLOTTE in 1964. Introduction by Sumner Locke Elliott View more info

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Art Plastic: Designed for Living

By: DiNoto, Andrea

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Abbeville Press: (c.1984)

Edition: 3rd printing

Seller ID: 10402

ISBN: 0-89659-696-6

Condition: Near Fine


[nice clean copy, minor handling wear]. Trade PB (B&W/color photographs) An extensively illustrated historical and cultural examination of the development and manufacture of plastic, and the myriad uses to which it has been put. After an introductory section covering the history of plastics and some of the basic styles, the book is divided into the following sections: Vanities (jewelry, hair ornaments, buttons, etc.); Necessities (kitchen equipment, containers, napkin rings, etc.); Pastimes (table games, phones, cameras, radios, etc.); Playthings (novelties, trains, dolls, construction toys,... View more info

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Photography, Artistic and Scientific

By: Johnson, Robert, and Arthur Brunel Chatwood

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, George D. Hurst: [ca. 1895]

Edition: Unstated

Seller ID: 7602

Condition: Very Good-


(no dust jacket) [gilt lettering on spine and front cover still bright; book has absorbed some moisture at some point, as there is dampstaining on the front cover and at the margins of both endpapers and pastedowns, and the book itself is a bit bowed; aside from that, however, this is a good solid copy, internally quite clean; there is a bit of damage (splitting) to part of the internal front hinge, but no separation, and the binding is completely intact]. (B&W photographs, diagrams) Very scarce early photography volume, printed in London (per a statement at the back of the book) despite the N... View more info

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An Atlas of Absorption Spectra

By: Mees, C.E. Kenneth

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London/Croydon, Longmans, Green and Co. /Wratten and Wainwright Ltd.: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14544

Condition: Very Good+


(no dust jacket) [light soiling to covers and top edge, one top corner slightly bumped, offsetting to endpapers but otherwise internally quite clean]. (B&W photographic plates) View more info

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Nude, Figure and Glamour Photography

By: Murphy, Burt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Universal Photo Books: (c.1961)

Edition: Unstated ed

Seller ID: 4328

Condition: Good+


[worn but intact; some rubbing, curling, minor creasing to covers]. Trade PB "A meaningful observation of a demanding specialty." One of the earliest mainstream American how-to books on the subject of photographing naked women (no men, please!), issued discreetly right there in the same Universal Photo Books series as "Teenagers' Guide to Photography," " Wedding and Party Photography," "Complete Lighting Guide," etc. View more info

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Renaissance in Haiti: Popular Painters in the Black Republic [*SIGNED* by multiple artists]

By: Rodman, Selden

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Pelligrini & Cudahy: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 800

Condition: Fair


(no dust jacket) [considerable exterior wear: heavy edgewear, soiling, bottom corner of spine worn (or chewed) away, etc.] (B&W photos; color and B&W plates) The exterior condition of this book is certainly sub-standard, but its content is unique: its one-time owner had an opportunity to have several of the artists whose work is represented within autograph the book next to reproductions of their paintings. The book contains a total of ten such signatures of the following four artists: Rigaud Benoit, "one of the most admired and successful of Haitian popular painters" (pages 82, 83, 8... View more info

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The Photo-Lithographer's Manual

By: Soderstrom, Walter E., comp.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Waltwin Publishing Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5768

Condition: Very Good+


(no dust jacket, probably as issued) [minimal shelfwear, mild browning at page edges, some scuffing/rubbing to pictorial covers, faint soiling at fore-edge]. (B&W/color photos, drawings) "The first issue of a manual designed to help the photo-lithographer with selling, production, and management." Profusely illustrated, including many examples of color litho advertisements. View more info