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Image for Personal Photo Album - Oahu 1940-41; on the Eve of World War II. 165 original b/w photos.

Personal Photo Album - Oahu 1940-41; on the Eve of World War II. 165 original b/w photos.

By: Drake, Robert L.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Oahu, 1941

Seller ID: k180331d


A wide variety of photos of camp life at Schofield Barracks and activities of the Hawaiian Division Command -- extra-illustrated with original cartoons drawn by one of the soldiers stationed there. Appears to be assembled by Sgt. Robert J. Drake of Columbus Georgia. Camp social life, barracks, scenery. Not much military history, but a great portrait of life on base. View more info

Image for MANHOLE COVERS OF LOS ANGELES / No. IV in the series ‘Los Angeles Miscellany’

MANHOLE COVERS OF LOS ANGELES / No. IV in the series ‘Los Angeles Miscellany’

By: Melnick, Robert and Mimi

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles: 1974

Edition: 1st.

Seller ID: k180620b


8vo, decorated boards, black cloth spine w/ gilt titles, 82 pages, illustrated w/b&w photos. No. IV in the series ‘Los Angeles Miscellany’. A classic work of urban archeology. Very good: A clean, tight copy with near fine appearance overall, but with rubbed and slightly chipped corners. View more info

Image for Workers: An Archaeology of the Industrial Age

Workers: An Archaeology of the Industrial Age

By: Salgado, Sebastio

Price: $4,750.00

Publisher: Aperture, New York: 1993

Seller ID: 021911


Folio, 400 pp. 350 b&w photographs, including several folded plates; with 23 pp. text pamphlet in rear pocket. Limited edition of 300 signed and numbered copies. The book was originally accompanied by a gelatin silver print of the cover photograph. This copy is lacking the cover photograph and is accompanied instead by another of Salgado’s photographs from the same period -- “Worker’s Feet, Brazil, 1983”, gelatin silver print, 6-7/8x10-3/8 inches, with Salgado's ... View more info

Image for 2 Vintage Photographs of RLS in Hawaii, c. 1890

2 Vintage Photographs of RLS in Hawaii, c. 1890

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: 1890

Seller ID: k170630


Two vintage photographs of Robert Louis Stevenson in the Islands, circa 1890. 1) 8"x10" matte-finish toned silver print of RLS and Kalakaua, King of Hawaii. No photographer listed, but likely taken by Joe Strong. This photograph, a copy of which is in the Stevenson Museum in Edinburgh, is reproduced on the pages of illustrations following p. 214 of J.C. Furnas' "Voyage to Windward... 2) Glossy finish silver print (beginning to fade a bit at the edges ) of "Luau at Manui... View more info

Image for Meubles d’Art Nouveau au Salon du Mobilier de 1902.  (Art Nouveau Furniture from the 1902 Paris Salon of Furniture)

Meubles d’Art Nouveau au Salon du Mobilier de 1902. (Art Nouveau Furniture from the 1902 Paris Salon of Furniture)

By: Thezard, Emile [Ed.]

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Paris: A. Dourdan: 1903

Seller ID: s180407a


Art nouveau furniture designs from the 1902 Salon, one of several held in Paris at the turn of the century that introduced and advanced the nouveau revolution in art and design. Forty-three folio-sized sheets [13"x18") containing 130 b/w heliotype photographs of chairs, tables, book cases, beds, and other nouveau furniture. These were printed by Maison Fortier et Marotte, Paris. Condition: Fair; Covers are detached with substantial soiling and chipping. Most of the plate... View more info

Image for Olympia 1936. Die Oliympischen Spiele 1936 in Berlin und Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Band I. [The1936]  Olympic Games in Berlin Vol I]

Olympia 1936. Die Oliympischen Spiele 1936 in Berlin und Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Band I. [The1936] Olympic Games in Berlin Vol I]

By: [Olympics]

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Berlin, Cigareten-Bilderdienst, Hamburgo : 1936

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: k180331a


4to, Publisher's blue boards with bright gilt design and black lettering. 128 pp. plus folding map. The first only of two volumes; this volume for the winter olympics. Several hundred glossy photographs tipped-in to their pages; mostly b/w but some color. A good+ copy overall. Text block and photos are very good-fine with some light toning to page margins. Covers are rubbed at corners and top of spine with a 2" white crayon mark on front cover and some rubbing to the gi... View more info

Image for Second World War - German Soldier's travelogue photo album. 92 photos; 1943-45.

Second World War - German Soldier's travelogue photo album. 92 photos; 1943-45.

By: [Photographs]

Price: $225.00

Seller ID: k180331f


92 photos of Life in camp, behind the lines; touring the fronts [Western & Eastern] No battle scenes. A additional 30-40 photos in the latter half of the album are personal photos long after the war into 1990 and of little to no value. View more info

Image for Cabinet Cards - 50 sepia toned photographs of New York businessmen. 1877-1881

Cabinet Cards - 50 sepia toned photographs of New York businessmen. 1877-1881

By: [Photographs] Pach, Gustavus

Price: $700.00

Publisher: New York, 1877-1881

Seller ID: k180331e


50 sepia toned photographs of New York businessmen by noted photographer Gustavus Pach. With his engraved logotype on the back. The photos are unidentified and undated, but were produced sometime between 1877 and 1881 while Pach had his studio at this New York address. Rich and famous; ordinary? We have no idea. Very good-fine condition. View more info