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Sarajevo Photo Monograph

By: Ademovic, Fadil, Ed.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sarajevo, Sarajevo Zadrugar Newspaper Publishing House 1965: 1965

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 002996

Condition: Very Good


173 pp. Chipping along bottom and top of dust jacket. Scuffing of front endpaper. No markings, binding sturdy. Light fading of beige cloth cover, but mylar has the cover mostly protected. A photo celebration of life, industry and culture in Sarajevo, especially in the 1945-65 period. Many full page plates, a few in color. With brief articles by about two dozen authors, translated into English, German, Russian, and French. The book apparently was a government project to p... View more info

Three Tenant Families: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

By: Agee, James

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1969

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010277

Condition: Good +


428 pp. Moderate toning of text, light edgewear, spine crease. Text clean, textblock still tight. No markings. About 60 full-page b&w photos by Evans form an unpaginated introduction to the text. A pioneering report on poverty among sharecroppers during the Great Depression in the Deep South. Fortune magazine originally commissioned the project but then rejected it, leaving it to Houghton Mifflin to publish the material in 1941. The book was mostly ignored until the 1960... View more info

Fall 2006 Issue

By: Aperture

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Aperture Foundation: 2006

Edition: Issue 184.

Seller ID: 0503003748

Condition: Very Good +


88 pp. on coated stock. Nearly new, trace of subscription label on front cover. Cover photo is Edgar Martins' "Accidental Tourist" from his spread on beach landscapes. Other contents include: Post-Katrina New Orleans by Katherine Wolkoff; Afghan opium wars by Zalmai; Washington lobbyist portraits made by Neil Selkirk. Preview of Ecotopia exhibition. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall By 9.5 In Wide View more info

Historic Places of Australia Vol. 1

By: Australian Council of National Trusts

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Stanmore, New South Wales, Cassell Australia Ltd.: 1978

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 000800

ISBN: 0726900109

Condition: Very Good


304 pp. A photo book with text presenting scores of homes, churches, schools, factories, lighthouses and other historic structures of Australia.Most photos b&w; several in color. Various authors and photographers. Part of a series commissioned by the Australian Council of National Trusts. Near fine condition, corners rubbed, slight glue trace on front cover. 12.5 inches high. Note: Heavy weight will require extra postage. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall View more info

Desert Fist:Allied Airpower for Desert Storm -- A Pilot's View

By: Black, Ian

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Osceola, Wisc., Motorbooks International: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004695

Condition: Near Fine


Unpaginated, approx. 100 pp. on glossy stock. Numerous color photos on every page. Corners slightly thumbed but still close to new. No markings.Spine uncreased. A photo book of aircraft deployed in Desert Storm, the Gulf War of 1990-01. Detailed captions. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall By 8.5 In Wide View more info

University of Rochester

By: Block, Ira, Photographer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Louisville, Ky., Harmony House: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005766

ISBN: 0916509362

Condition: Fine


112 pp., 98 pp. on glossy stock, plus 14 pp. on heavy card stock. As new, slight sticker residue on dj. A color photo album of the University of Rochester campus and its student life. Includes introductory essay by English professor Jarold Ramsey, plus a rear 14 pp. section devoted to b&w historical photos. Most of the photos show buildings, architectural details and aerial views of the campus, but some include classes, performances at the Eastman School of Music and stu... View more info

Daytona Beach Community College: Fifty Years of Shaping Our Community

By: Carroll, Charles "Chip"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Virginia Beach, Va., Donning Co.: 2007

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009407

ISBN: 1578644429

Condition: Fine


128 pp. Numerous b&w photos and a few in color. Virtually new, no markings or edge wear. A history of Daytona's public college, now known as Daytona State College. The narrative starts with the 1929 opening of The Opportunity School, providing business and vocational classes. Later, after the US Army closed a rehab center after World War 2, the government gave its property for use as a community college campus, northwest of the Daytona Beach Airport. This book primarily ... View more info

Best Loved Dogs of the World

By: Chandler, Jennie

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Secaucus, N.J., Chartwell Books: 1980

Seller ID: 002048

ISBN: 0890092869

Condition: Very Good


94 pp. Near fine except for slight upper corner rippling on half dozen pages at rear of book. Rear lower corner rubbed. No markings. A stunning collection of dog photos and text, emphasizing the larger breeds. Includes historical notes and summary of characteristics of each breed. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall View more info

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Wrestlemania: The Official Insider's History

By: Devito, Basil V.;Layden, Joe

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Regan Books (Harper Collins): 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0503003728

ISBN: 0060393874

Condition: Very Good +


192 pp. on glossy stock. Corners lightly bumped. Couple of small scuff marks. Rear page stuck to rear pastedown. No markings or writing. Close to new. Color photos on every page. A pictorial and text history of Wrestlemania shows from their 1985 launch through 2000. Many closeups of Hulk Hogan and other pioneers of this form of show business. View more info

Harlista!

By: Diederich, Phillipe and Nordstrom, Alison Devine

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Daytona Beach, Southeast Museum of Photography: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0503003791

ISBN: 1887040234

Condition: As New


10 pp. on glossy stock. 16 b&w glossy prints, 4 full-page size. A catalog of a 1998 exhibit at the Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach. Diederich, a commercial photographer based in Miami, captures Cubans lovingly maintaining and repairing their aging Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Essay by Alison Devine Nordstrom. Prints are untitled and without caption notes . The catalog is one of a 1500 copy first edition. View more info

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Black Beauty, White Heat: A Pictorial History of Classic Jazz, 1920-1950

By: Driggs, Frank; Lewine, Harris

Price: $12.50

Publisher: NY, Da Capo Press: 1995

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009782

ISBN: 030680672X

Condition: Very Good


360 pp. Curled cover and thumbing, lengthy gift inscription in red ink on inside covers. No other markings. An encyclopedic collection of 1500 historical black and white photos of all the American jazz greats and hundreds of lesser known musicians through 1950. Lengthy detailed captions trace their careers and the venues where they played, with special focus on New Orleans, New York, Chicago and Kansas City. The text also shows how racism affected careers, with light-ski... View more info

Yankee Nomad: A Photographic Odyssey

By: Duncan, David Douglas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Holt Rinehart and Winston: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 0503003726

Condition: Very Good


479 pp., more than 50 photos, abut 130 in color. DJ taped along top edge and heavily chipped. Slight fading of red cloth along edges, end pages have foxed shadow from dj flap. Text block clean, no markings or writing. Binding firm. A wondeerful anthology of photojournalism from the 1930s to the 1960s in news hotspots around the world. Plus Duncan's colorful, candid memoir of how the shots were made and his often stormy interaction with editors and publishers. An especial... View more info

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Life: Photography Exposed: The Story Behind the Image

By: Editors of Time Life Books

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Life: 2005

Seller ID: 010232

ISBN: 1932994033

Condition: Fine


176 pp. on glossy stock. Light vertical crease on front panel of jacket. Light edgewear on foot and top of spine. No markings. Photographers and editors relate the circumstances that produced some of Life magazine's most memorable images over 70 years. Most of the photos are full page in color. Robert Andreas was the editor and Hildegarde Anderson the chief writer. Size: 4to - 11 in. Tall View more info

Faces of War: The Untold Story of Edward Steichen's WW11 Photographers

By: Faram, Mark D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Berkley Caliber: 2009

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010309

Condition: Very Good +


239 pp., numerous b&w photos in text, plus more in a DVD on rear board. Close to new except for bumped corners. Text clean. Detailed account of how Edward Steichen organized a band of photographers for the US Navy and made 14,000 images of combat in the Pacific Theater. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall View more info

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Blue Ribbons and Burlesques: A Book of Country Fairs

By: Fish, Charles

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Woodstock, Vt., Countryman Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 001517

ISBN: 0881504122

Condition: Fine


272 pp. on heavy coated stock. Slight soil on back cover, bottom edge; otherwise near new. No markings. A Western New England College professor of English presents his photo collection and interpretive commentary on the county fair phenomenon, based mainly on his visits to Vermont fairs. This goes beyond the usual nostalgia-based coffee-table book. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Cowboys

By: Forbis, William H.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Time-Life Books: 1980

Seller ID: 000098

Condition: Very Good


240 pp., numerous photos, some in color. Bibliography. Retired Time journalist from Montana gives factual overview of the cowboy and his daily life in this attractive picture book. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Diana: Unseen Archives

By: Gauntlett, Allison

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bath UK, Parragon Publishing: 2005

Edition: 1st.

Seller ID: 010046

ISBN: 1405414022

Condition: Fine


384 pp. on glossy stock. Close to new, no markings, light edgewear to jacket. Textblock clean. Photos on nearly every page, many full page, about half of them in full color. The Daily Mail newspaper issues a collection of its many Princess Di photos. Most of them show her and her family and friends in happy moments. Just a few pages mentioning her divorce and death. Conspicuous by their absence are any formal or candid photos showing Diana with Queen Elizabeth, although ... View more info

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JFK Day By Day

By: Golway, Terry and Krantz, Les

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Les Krantz/Running Press Book Publishers: 2010

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009353

ISBN: 0762437421

Condition: Near Fine


288 pp. Index. Square format. Photos on front cover. Small dings on cover corners, else like new. Text clean. A photographic chronology of the Kennedy administration, focusing on Kennedy's governmental actions. Text gives highlights of each day in office, plus several pages devoted to the JFK assassination and its aftermath. Sidebar time lines list key events. Photos assembled from the Kennedy Library. Presented as objective, balanced history, not a memorial tribute book... View more info

The Hawaiians

By: Goodman, Robert B.; Daws Gavan and Sheehan, Ed

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Norfolk Island, Australia, Island Heritage Ltd.: 1970

Edition: 4th Printing.

Seller ID: 002208

Condition: Good +


284 pp. on glossy stock. Binding firm, text clean, dust jacket soiled with remains of adhesive along fore edge. A vivid collection of color photos depicting the diversity of Hawaiians and their customs and festivals. Includes technical end notes on photographic equipment and techniques. Authoritative text by a University of Hawaii historian and a journalist. Heavyweight book, will require extra postage. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The ITN Royal Year 1991

By: Graham, Tim and Holman, Fione

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Michael O'Mara Books Ltd.: 1991

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004101

ISBN: 1854790293

Condition: Fine


96 pp. on glossy stock. Rich red cloth, with bright gilt lettering on spine. Beautiful copy, nearly new. No markings. slight creasing of dj near the bottom edge. Independent Television News presents a stunning photographic chronology of tours and ceremonies by UK's royalty, with emphasis on Princess Diana and Sarah, Duchess of York. Nearly all the 150-plus full-color shots show the royals smiling and appearing to have fun -- no trace of marital discord, etc. Several nice... View more info