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Image for Constantinople. 1st U.S. edition. “A cinematographic view of late 19th century Istanbul”

Constantinople. 1st U.S. edition. “A cinematographic view of late 19th century Istanbul”

By: DE AMICIS, Edmondo

Price: $150.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Co, Philadelphia: 1896

Edition: 1st U.S. edition

Seller ID: cr190721b

Condition: Fine


First American Edition; First English-language Edition. In 2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. 303,[1]; 309[1] pp, with 50 photogravures by W. H. Gilbo, captioned on tissue guards. With folding map at end of vol. II. Publishers red cloth with elaborate arabesque designs, ribbon markers, t.e.g; red sateen dust jackets.; first published in Milan, in 1877. De Amicis (1846-1908) was an Italian journalist and travel writer This work is considered by many to be his masterpiece and the best description of the city in the 19th century. It is still highly praised: Umberto Eco took a copy with him when he first visited... View more info

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Horst / His Work and His World

By: Lawford, Valentine

Price: $265.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1984

Seller ID: 040503


1st. edition, INSCRIBED by Horst and author Valentine Lawford to Connie Wald, the wife of Hollywood producer/writer Jerry Wald. A very good copy overall, but with spotting on the back cover and a half-page unrelated gift inscription on the front end-paper. Dust jacket is good only, with two 1/2-inch closed tears near the spine and several smaller nicks View more info

The Tree Where Man Was Born / The African Experience [Photos by Eliot Porter] [Signed Copy]

By: Peter Matthiessen

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY: Dutton: 1972

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: s180622d


NY: Dutton, 1972. 4to, brown cloth. Essays by PM with color photos by Porter. A pristine copy of the first edition in the first issue dust jacket with both the $17.50 price and the introductory $14.95 price good until October 25, 1972. Most first issue jackets are found clipped so that only the higher price shows. Signed by Matthiessen on the title page. View more info

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Worker’s Feet, Brazil, 1983

By: Salgado, Sebastio

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Salgado, Sebastio: 1983

Seller ID: 021909


“Worker’s Feet, Brazil, 1983”, gelatin silver print, 6-7/8x10-3/8 inches, with Salgado's embossed blind stamp on recto, and with his signature, partial title, and date, in pencil, on verso. A copy of this photograph is in the SFMOMA collection of modern photography and was published in a companion volume Terra: The Struggle of the Landless, p. 59 View more info

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Workers: An Archaeology of the Industrial Age

By: Salgado, Sebastio

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Aperture, New York: 1993

Seller ID: 021910


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 photograph. Separately listed we have 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 embossed blind stamp on recto, and with his signature, partial title, and date, in pencil, on verso. A copy of this photograph is in t... 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 embossed blind stamp on recto, and with his signature, partial title, and date, in pencil, on verso. A copy of this photograp... View more info

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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 gilt logo. View more info