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Original Color Photograph and Typed Letter, Signed. Dated January 12, 1955
N.p. S.i. 1955. Handsome, informal color portrait of Rev. Major Jealous Divine (better known as Father Divine to his followers), dressed in a suit and seated in an armchair holding a letter. The photograph is accompanied by a typed letter from Divine to one "Miss Gentle Dove," thanking her for...
[Item #28117]
Price: $850.00
 
Original Color Photograph and Typed Letter, Signed. Dated January 12, 1955. AFRICAN AMERICANS, FATHER DIVINE.
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Southern Roads/City Pavements
New York: International Center of Photography, 1981. First Edition. Paperback. Brief exhibition guide to Freeman's photograps shown at the International Center of Photography, with a preface by Cornell Capa and an introduction by Dr. Acklyn R. Lynch. Slim oblong octavo (19.5cm); photo-illustrated wrappers; [24]pp; illus. Some trivial wear to extremities...
[Item #34887]
Price: $25.00
 
Southern Roads/City Pavements. AFRICAN AMERICANS, PHOTOGRAPHY, Roland L. FREEMAN.
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Unity in Action: A Photographic History of the African National Congress, South Africa, 1912-1982
London: African National Conference, 1982. First Edition. Paperback. Oblong quarto (20.75x29.75cm.); original yellow photo-illustrated card wrappers; [4],156pp.; chiefly photographic illus. Upper wrapper corners creased, additional light shelf-wear, else Very Good. History of South Africa's social democratic political party, founded in 1912 and the post-apartheid ruling party.
[Item #28044]
Price: $30.00
 
Unity in Action: A Photographic History of the African National Congress, South Africa, 1912-1982. AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS.
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Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, [1969]. Hardcover. Octavo (21.5cm.); original leatherette in grey price-clipped dust jacket lettered in black and white; xxii,471pp.; 32 leaves of photographic illustrations, almost all printed on rectos and versos. Small soil spot to upper jacket panel, light rubbing to extremities, spine a hint toned, else Very...
[Item #21866]
Price: $50.00
 
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families. James AGEE, Walker Evans.
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The Springfield Plan
New York: Viking Press, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Small quarto (24.25cm.); original cloth in red photo-illustrated dust jacket; 136pp.; photographic illus. throughout. Jacket extremities chipped and worn with several shallow losses, rear panel dust-soiled, spine rather toned; interior Very Good in Near Very Good jacket. Photo-essay of the Springfield Plan...
[Item #28796]
Price: $40.00
 
The Springfield Plan. Alexander ALLAND, photographs, text James Waterman Wise.
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Man Against Flood: A Story of the 1954 Flood on the Yangtse and of the Reconstruction that Followed It
Peking: New World Press, [1955]. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (20.75cm.); original linen-backed photo-illustrated boards, spine lettered in bright blue; 109pp.; 15 leaves of photographic illus. printed on rectos and versos. Minor edge wear, else Very Good. Photographic account of the 1954 floods, which killed approximately 33,000.
[Item #28907]
Price: $40.00
 
Man Against Flood: A Story of the 1954 Flood on the Yangtse and of the Reconstruction that Followed It. Rewi ALLEY.
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107 Grafici dell'AGI: Alliance Graphique Internationale presentati da Olivetti
[Milano?]: Alfieri Editore, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Square quarto (24.5cm.); original cloth in white dust jacket; unpaged; chiefly illus. Rear jacket panel a bit dust-soiled, textblock somewhat foxed, else Very Good or better. Exhibition catalog featuring works by members of the Alliance. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Shan...
[Item #29931]
Price: $100.00
 
107 Grafici dell'AGI: Alliance Graphique Internationale presentati da Olivetti. ALLIANCE GRAPHIQUE INTERNATIONALE.
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Ostrov Beze Spánku: Dobrodružny Román
Praha: Nakladatelstvi Vl. Orel, n.d., 1931? First Czech Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (19cm.); original cloth in photo-illustrated dust jacket; 280pp. Spine rather heavily cocked, jacket extremities a bit shelf worn, rear panel shows some dustiness, front hinge starting to crack but holding, else a Near Very Good copy. Exceedingly scarce Czech...
[Item #32580]
Price: $75.00
 
Ostrov Beze Spánku: Dobrodružny Román. Henri ALLORGE.
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Alabama: "Kind of Tough Living Here." A report on bad rural housing in all 67 Alabama counties
Philadelphia: American Friends Service Committee, [1976]. First Edition. Paperback. Square quarto (22.75cm.); original photo-illustrated card wrappers; 100pp.; photographic illus. throughout. Wear from handling, especially at spine foot; toning and light dampstaining to spine edge of upper wrapper; About Very Good. Showcasing the worst housing available in each Alabama county, including...
[Item #28116]
Price: $150.00
 
Alabama: "Kind of Tough Living Here." A report on bad rural housing in all 67 Alabama counties. FLORIDA HOUSING PROGRAM AMERICAN FRIENDS SERVICE COMMITTEE.
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Common Ground - Vol.II, No.3 (Spring, 1942)
New York: Common Council for American Unity, 1942. First Edition. Paperback. Highly important single issue of the CCAU's monthly literary magazine, issued from 1940-49, which was devoted to bridging ethnic and minority differences and to reflecting America's cultural diversity. This issue includes a substantial (13pp) short story by Woody Guthrie...
[Item #28976]
Price: $100.00
 
Common Ground - Vol.II, No.3 (Spring, 1942). M. Margaret ANDERSON, Woody GUTHRIE, , Pearl S. Buck, Thomas Mann, Langston Hughes, contributors.
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Photographic Album Documenting the Activities of Civilian Conservation Corps Co. 297, Kanona, NY and Heppner, OR
C.C.C. Company 297 moved from Kanona, New York to Heppner, Oregon in late 1936. The images in this album document the cross-country move in detail, including way-stops in Denver and Boone, Colorado. Includes many captioned of the lads at work, laying dams and bridges, cutting wood, preparing meals, etc. A....
[Item #19382]
Price: $1,500.00
 
Photographic Album Documenting the Activities of Civilian Conservation Corps Co. 297, Kanona, NY and Heppner, OR. Anon, Joseph Accurio?
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Original photographic postcard, Klan Haven, Harrisburg, PA
N.p. S.i. N.d. (before 1926). Good image of the original "Klan Haven" facility in Harrisburg, Pa. The Haven was lost to fire in 1926, then reopened in a new facility about 1930, where it operated through the Great Depression. Original (vintage) photographic print, 4" x 6" with narrow borders. Captioned...
[Item #19215]
Price: $75.00
 
Original photographic postcard, Klan Haven, Harrisburg, PA. Anonymous Photographer.
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Canticle to the Waterbirds [Limited Edition, Signed]
Berkeley: EIZO, 1968. First, Limited Edition. Hardcover. Long poem by Everson, with each page of text complimented by a photograph by Allen Say. Cloth Issue, one of 200 numbered copies signed by the author and photographer, this being copy no.157. Quarto; gray cloth, with titles stamped in black on front...
[Item #23095]
Price: $75.00
 
Canticle to the Waterbirds [Limited Edition, Signed]. Brother ANTONINUS, pseud. William Everson, text, Allen SAY, photographs.
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Harlan County, Kentucky. A photo-documentation by Robert Gumpert
N.p. by the Author, 1975. First Edition. Photo-essay depicting the daily lives of miners and their families during the 1973 Harlan County Coal Strike. The accompanying booklet contains the transcript of an interview with Houston Elmore, head of the organizing drive for the UMWA during the Brookside and Highsplint strikes...
[Item #35328]
Price: $300.00
 
Harlan County, Kentucky. A photo-documentation by Robert Gumpert. APPALACHIA, PHOTOGRAPHY, Robert GUMPERT.
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Eleven photographic post card views of Elizabeth, New Jersey, ca 1930s
Elizabeth, NJ: Art Photo Greeting Co, N.d. [1930s]. Views include: The Elizabeth Carteret Hotel; Elizabeth Avenue (showing the original Harmonia Bank Building); Alexander Hamilton Jr. High School; East Jersey Street (looking west); The Hotel Winfield Scott; Hersh Tower (Art Deco masterpiece, built 1931); St. Elizabeth's Hospital; Post Office; City Hall;...
[Item #21692]
Price: $85.00
 
Eleven photographic post card views of Elizabeth, New Jersey, ca 1930s. ART PHOTO GREETING COMPANY.
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Time Suspended
N.p. [London?]: Square, [2004]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm). Card wrappers with card dustjacket; 216pp; chiefly illus. Fine, with publisher's unprinted cellophane outer wrapper intact. Photo-essay of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by three noted Dutch photojournalists.
[Item #30137]
Price: $50.00
 
Time Suspended. Herman ASSELBERGHS, Els Opsomer, Pieter Van Bogaert.
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Atget Photographe de Paris. Preface par Pierre Mac-Orlan
New York: E. Weyhe, [1930]. First Edition. Hardcover. A high-point of twentieth-century documentary photography, from the library of one of the twentieth century's foremost documentary photographers. Roth 60; Parr/Badger I 127; Hasselblad 90. Quarto. Original maroon silk-covered boards, lettered in gilt; 23pp text, 96 gravure plates, fold-out letterpress booklet at...
[Item #14165]
Price: $1,250.00
 
Atget Photographe de Paris. Preface par Pierre Mac-Orlan. E. ATGET, Eugène.
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All Our Yesterdays: 90 Years of British Cinema
London: British Film Institute, 1986. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; 446pp; illus. Review copy, with publisher's slip. Spine slightly faded, else Fine.
[Item #29365]
Price: $20.00
 
All Our Yesterdays: 90 Years of British Cinema. Charles BARR.
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I Take Great Pleasure... [Review Copy]
New York: John Day Company, [1956]. First American Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in red and yellow decorative price-clipped dust jacket; [10],213pp.; illus. Some wear to jacket extremities, spine sunned, top edge of rear panel a bit toned. Fine in Very Good jacket. Publisher's review slip laid in. British...
[Item #22186]
Price: $125.00
 
I Take Great Pleasure... [Review Copy]. Cecil BEATON.
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The Years Between: Diaries, 1939-1944
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1965]. First American Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (21.5cm.); original two-toned cloth in blue pictorial dust jacket; 352pp.; 12 plates of photographic illus. printed on rectos and versos. Bookplate of a Charles R. Wilson to front pastedown, else Very Near Fine.
[Item #22188]
Price: $50.00
 
The Years Between: Diaries, 1939-1944. Cecil BEATON.
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Persona Grata
[New York]: Putnam, [1954]. First American Edition. Hardcover. Quarto (24.5cm.); original simulated cloth in pictorial dust jacket; 99pp.; 32 leaves of photographic portraits printed on rectos and versos. Light wear to jacket extremities, else Very Good or better. Portrait gallery of notable authors, musicians, actors, dancers, and artists, with photographs...
[Item #22187]
Price: $75.00
 
Persona Grata. Cecil BEATON, Kenneth Tynan.
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Saulieu of the Morvan [The Tuileries Brochures, Vol. IV, no. 1, January, 1932]
[Chicago]: Ludowici-Celadon Company, 1932. Offprint. Paperback. Quarto (27.5cm.); original green-grey printed staplebound wrappers; [2],99-111pp.; photographic illus. throughout. Faint vertical previous fold, else Very Good to Near Fine. Published as one of The Tuileries Brochures, "A series of monographs on European architecture with special reference to roofs of tile."
[Item #22771]
Price: $25.00
 
Saulieu of the Morvan [The Tuileries Brochures, Vol. IV, no. 1, January, 1932]. Hilaire BELLOC.
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Songs of Innocence and Experience: Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul
South Dennis, MA: 21st Editions, 2004. First, Limited Edition. Hardcover. Large quarto. Red cloth-covered boards with pictorial device to front cover, housed in publisher's white clamshell box; 171pp, illustrated throughout with gravures after photographs by Witkin. This is no. 426 of 915 copies of the "regular" issue of the limited...
[Item #32177]
Price: $450.00
 
Songs of Innocence and Experience: Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul. William BLAKE, Joel Peter Witkin, illus.
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Jail Keys Made Here and Other Signs
New York: Meridian Books, [1959]. First Edition. Paperback. Slim quarto (26.75cm.); original photo-illustrated card wrappers; unpaged; chiefly photographic illustrations. Rather worn with front hinge cracking; rear wrapper significantly foxed. Good or better. Preface by Patrick Dennis. From the library of Ben and Bernarda Shahn with their estate label tipped inside...
[Item #29904]
Price: $35.00
 
Jail Keys Made Here and Other Signs. Lee BOLTIN.
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Phebus Lane: Prose, Poetry and Photographs
Peoria, IL: Spoon River Poetry Press, 1987. First Edition. Paperback. Slim volume of poetry and prose by the native Tennessee author, with black and white photographs taken throughout the South and Midwest. First Printing. Octavo; photo-illustrated card wrappers; 89pp; illus. Hint of sunning to spine, else a Fine, unread copy.
[Item #34893]
Price: $30.00
 
Phebus Lane: Prose, Poetry and Photographs. Alec BOND.


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