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Among this week's auction listings, selections from a collection of hard-to-find Japanese books including titles from Kiyoshi Suzuki, Yutaka Takanashi, Masahisa Fukase and Seiji Kurata. Also on the block, Animals from Josef Koudelka, a stunning limited edition portfolio of 18 héliogravures. PLUS:

  • Enesto Cardenal & Richard Cross: Nicaragua: La Guerra de Liberacion
  • Paolo Roversi: Nudi
  • Bruce Davidson: Subway (Limited Edition, with Signed Dye-Transfer Print)
  • Josef Koudelka: Limestone (1/500 copies)--SIGNED

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    Go to this Auction Josef Koudelka: Animals (SIGNED, Limited Edition Portfolio of 18 Héliogravures)

    A super-rare Koudelka title that features a haunting series of images of animals, which subtly hint at both human presence and the struggle for survival. . . .
    $1195
    2d 18h 17m
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    Go to this Auction Cristina De Middel: The Afronauts (SIGNED wth Drawing)

    One of the most critically acclaimed photobooks of recent years! The Afronauts won the 2013 ICP Infinity Award for . . .
    $1495
    2d 18h 22m
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    Go to this Auction Kiyoshi Suzuki: S Street Shuffle / Yume No Hashiri (Running in a Dream)

    "The work of Kiyoshi Suzuki is about two things. The first is the photographs: magisterial images that demand their right to exist, in and of themselves. But for Suzuki that was not enough. The world . . .
    $695
    2d 18h 32m
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    Go to this Auction Yutaka Takanashi: Pre-landscape / Hatsukuni

    A rare publication by one of the original Provoke members. Highly recommended! The monograph Yutaka Takanashi. Photography 1965-74 won the Best Historical Book Award at the 2010 Rencontres d’Arles fes . . .
    $695
    2d 18h 37m
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    Go to this Auction Masahisa Fukase: Memories of Father

    Fukase was an established commercial photographer in Tokyo by the mid 1950s. In 1971 he began journeying back to his native Hokkaido and photographing his family. This book, a combination of Fukase's . . .
    $750
    2d 18h 42m
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    Go to this Auction Seiji Kurata: The Bosozoqu (Japanese Biker Gangs)

    Kuratais best known for Flash Up, his Weegee-inspired first book, which won the prestigious Ihei Kimura award in 1980. Turning his . . .
    $250
    2d 18h 47m
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    Go to this Auction Andy Sewell: The Heath (SIGNED)

    Included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III.
    "This is the Heath as a living landscape but also as a mood and an atmosphere... a bo . . .
    $465
    2d 18h 52m
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    The Photo Book
     
    Go to this Auction Gerhard Richter: Atlas

    "...summarizes the concerns of many of the leading makers of artist's books from Ruscha and LeWitt to Boltanski and Feldmann. Like these other figures, Richter employs the grid as a matrix for an ency . . .
    $295
    2d 18h 57m
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    Go to this Auction Mariana Yampolsky: La Casa en la Tierra

    Pictured in Horacio Fernandez (ed.), The Latin American Photobook. Yampolsky was a fo . . .
    $595
    2d 19h 2m
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    Go to this Auction Enesto Cardenal & Richard Cross: Nicaragua: La Guerra de Liberacion

    Included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III and Horacio Fernandez (ed.), [bid or read more]

    $465
    2d 19h 7m
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    Go to this Auction Leni Riefenstahl: Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf (in scarce dust jacket )

    Writing in Andrew Roth (ed.), The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century, David Levi Strauss . . .
    $695
    2d 19h 12m
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    Go to this Auction Paolo Roversi: Nudi

    Paolo Roversi is known internationally for his romantic, intense, and ethereal fashion images and portraits. Roversi was born in 1947 in Italy. He currently lives in Paris, photographs for Harper's . . .
    $250
    2d 19h 17m
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    Go to this Auction Hans Aarsman: Hollandse Taferelen [Dutch Tableaux]

    Included in Parr & Badger, The Photobook: A History, Vol. II. "In terms of its impact and importance, . . .
    $395
    2d 19h 22m
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    Go to this Auction Axel Hütte: London

    Included in The Photobook: A History, Vol. I and [bid or read more]

    $395
    2d 19h 27m
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    Go to this Auction Sebastião Salgado: Workers (Hardbound, INSCRIBED)

    Workers presents its subjects on several interactive levels: Salgado's introductory text expands his passionate photographic iconography, and extended captions, also written by Salgado, provide a hist . . .
    $395
    2d 19h 32m
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    Go to this Auction Peter Beard: Longing for Darkness (Inscribed, with Drawing)

    "In one of the most dazzling--and unlikely--books of recent times, the lost world of Isak Dinesen (Baroness Karen Blixen) is stirringly re-created by her old major-domo, Kamante, the hero of her class . . .
    $565
    2d 19h 37m
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    Go to this Auction Bruce Davidson: Subway (Limited Edition, with Signed Dye-Transfer Print)

    The 2003 St.Ann's Press re-issue of Davidson's classic Subway, with a jaw-dropping dye-transfer print.
    "Bruce Davidson's subway photography takes us to New York's heart," — Sean O'Hagan. . . .
    $2995
    2d 19h 42m
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    Go to this Auction Josef Koudelka: Limestone (1/500 copies)--SIGNED

    "This powerfully original photographer offers 36 evocative photogravures, the work of two years spent photographing limestone quarries in the United States and Europe. It is a large, handsome producti . . .
    $1295
    2d 19h 47m
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    The Photo Book

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    Go to this Auction Andre Kertesz: On Reading (SIGNED)

    Kertész's photographic meditation on the pleasures of reading is beautifully printed in Rapoport's lustrous Stonetone process. . . .
    $250

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    Go to this Auction Ikko Narahara: España Grand Tarde

    Along with Eikoh Hosoe, Shomoei Tomatsu, Kikuji Kawada, Akira Tanno, and Akira Sato, Ikko Narahara was a founding member of the famed VIVO agency. This book is divided into sections titled Grand Tarde . . .
    $565

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    Go to this Auction Nobuyoshi Araki: Shokuji (The Banquet)

    Included in Parr & Badger, The Photobook: A History, Vol. I.
    "Shokuji (The Banquet) is another . . .
    $365

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    Go to this Auction Josef Koudelka: Twelve Panoramas, 1987-2012 (SIGNED)

    "Selected by the artist to represent his best panoramic work from the past three decades, the twelve large-scale, black-and-white photographs depict the vestiges of industrial areas and coastal landsc . . .
    $395

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    Go to this Auction The Trip (Promo Brochure for the 1967 Movie, Signed by Dennis Hopper, Bruce Dern, Peter Fonda)

    An emblematic period piece! "'The Trip', written by Jack Nicholson, stars [Peter] Fonda on his first drug trip, with Dennis Hopper as his dealer and [Bruce] Dern as his guide. The slight plot provides . . .
    $795

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    Go to this Auction Sol LeWitt: Autobiography

    Included in Parr & Badger, The Photobook: A History, Vol. II
    "From abut 1975 LeWitt also made bo . . .
    $895

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    Go to this Auction Larry Fink: Fish and Wine (INSCRIBED)

    Fink's startlingly intimate photographs of traditional coastal life in Portugal have a humanity and a timelessness that place him among the top documentarians of his generation. . . .
    $195

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    Go to this Auction Raymond Depardon : San Clemente

    This book appeared two years after the 1982 documentary film, also titled 'San Clemente', directed by Depardon along with Sophie Ristelhueber. "On the Venetian island of San Clemente, a beautifully l . . .
    $295

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    Go to this Auction Takuma Nakahira: Adieu à X (AX)--with obi

    "I believe that photography is neither creation nor memory, but documents. The act of shooting a photograph is not something abstract. It is always concrete. No manipulation to make simple things comp . . .
    $695

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    Go to this Auction (Czech Photographers): M. Hak; V. Reichmann; J. Lauschmann & Z. Feyfar (SNKLU & Odeon Monographs)

    Surveys of key Czech photographers that are little known in the West. . . .
    $195

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    Go to this Auction Alvin Langdon Coburn: Men of Mark (1913 First Edition with 33 Original Gravure Plates!)

    A landmark of early twentieth century gravure printing (not to mention modern celebrity photography)!
    "To make satisfactory photographs of persons it is necessary for me to like them, to admire th . . .
    $4995

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    Go to this Auction Larry Fink: Boxing (INSCRIBED, with Print)

    "Larry Fink’s photographs of boxing join a large archive of boxing images. They might be filed somewhere between the fight photographs that used to grace the back pages of the tabloids (back when Frid . . .
    $495

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    Go to this Auction Allen Ginsberg: 'Timothy Leary, Neal Cassady--with 'Merry Pranksters' on the 'Further' Bus', 1964

    To honor 'Fare thee Well," one of Ginsberg's most iconic 60s pictures--Timothy Leary and Neal Cassady on the infamous 'Further' Bus, immortalized by the Grateful Dead in "The Other One":

    " . . .
    $1100

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    Go to this Auction ABECEDA (Alphabet)--(K.Teige, V.Nezval & K.Paspa)--A Landmark of Modernist Graphic Design!

    "The 1926 book Alphabet (Abeceda) is a landmark achievement in European modernism...."--Matt . . .
    $3495

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    Go to this Auction Geribara 5: Benjo (Toilet)

    Geribara 5 was an avant-garde collective formed in the wake of the Provoke group's. dissolution, and very much in the same irreverent, ne . . .
    $995

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