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This week in our Auctions, gorgeous limited editions with prints from Hiroshi Sugimoto, Michael Kenna and Susan Lipper (her incomparable Grapevine). PLUS: Now accepting consignments. For inquiries as well as discreet, expert advise on building or selling your collection, be sure to contact Eric Miles Director of Rare Books & Online Auctions.

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Go to this Auction Wulf Diether Graf Zu Castell: Chinaflug

Included in Martin Parr and WassinkLunggren (eds.), The Chinese Photobook: From the 1900s to the Present.[bid or read more]

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Go to this Auction Emmet Gowin: Photographs (1st monograph, 1976) --SIGNED

Emmet Gowin's first retrospective book. "It is Gowin's sensibility, rather than any specific visual style or carefully plotted ideational thrust, which is the hallmark and the unifying force of his oe . . .
$295
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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 dissolution of the Provoke group dissolution, and very much in the sam . . .
$995
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The Photo Book
 
Go to this Auction Hitoshi Tsukiji: Camera Works (Signed)

"[Hitoshi Tsukiji's] images have a hard-edged sharpness, betraying a predilection toward clearly defined forms and shapes. Tsukiji’s style of photography tends toward the naive, but at the same time h . . .
$495
5d 9h 45m
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Go to this Auction Anders Petersen: Fängelse (SIGNED)

With the same unflinching eye as his renowned Cafe Lehmitz, Petersen documents Swedish prison life. Comparable to Danny Lyon's great < . . .
$395
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Go to this Auction Sally Mann: Immediate Family + Still Life (Both Signed)

Sally Mann's controversial book of photographs of her children. The publisher states "Immediate Family is an exploration of the psyches of parents and children, probing the tears, fears, tribulations, . . .
$195
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Go to this Auction Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Decisive Moment

"The Decisive Moment is one of the greatest of all photobooks."--Parr & Badger, The Photobook: A Hist . . .
$95
5d 9h 55m
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The Photo Book The Book of 101 Books The Open Book
 
Go to this Auction Brassaï: Paris de Nuit (1933 First Edition)

"Paris de Nuit is a ravishing book object....Parr & Badger


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$2495
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The Photo Book The Book of 101 Books The Open Book

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Go to this Auction Michael Kenna: Mont St Michel (Deluxe Limited Edition with Print)

"The small tidal island of Mont St Michel is situated just off the Normandy coast, connected to the mainland by a single causeway. Its abbey rises like a mirage, high above the sea, on this craggy, ro . . .
$995

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Go to this Auction Christien Meindertsma: Checked Baggage. 3264 Prohibited Items (Complete with Prohibited Object)

"Meindertsma raises [important] questions in an interesting and telling way. She simply piles up bland, evidential photographs of mute, mostly banal objects that nevertheless arouse a degree of disqui . . .
$995

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Go to this Auction Sanne Sannes: The Face of Love

"Sanne Sannes was a tripped-out fashion art photographer who lived his short life hard and fast...Sannes, during his brief photographic career in the sixties, became renown for his taste for the eroti . . .
$395

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Go to this Auction Nan Goldin: Ballad of Sexual Dependency (SIGNED)

Nan Goldin's Ballad is an unforgettable document of early 80s bohemian life in New York's East Village. J. Hoberman of The Village Voice called it "a sexual taxonomy for the '80s." Writi . . .
$795

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Go to this Auction Carl Sandburg/Edward Steichen: Steichen the Photographer (Signed 1929 Ltd. Ed., Association Copy)

Included in Roth, The Book of 101 Books, where Vince Aletti describes it as, "a sumptuous book which includes a broad and cleverly sequenced array of Steichen’s work handsomely printed in warm . . .
$1995

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Go to this Auction Susan Lipper: Grapevine (Limited Edition with Print)

"In Lipper’s photographs the gap between the photographer and those photographed is narrow. She has not fetishized a remote American sub-culture especially hard-hit by social neglect but rather uneart . . .
$1495

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Go to this Auction Dirk Alvermann: Algerien (First Edition)--SIGNED

A rare signed copy of a singular book! Included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III and also reproduced in facsimile in Martin Parr's [bid or read more]

$1495

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Go to this Auction Bill Brandt: Perspective of Nudes

A book that looks back to Kertész's Distortions and forward to the psychedelia of the late 60s. As Vince Aletti writes in The Book of 1 . . .
$695

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Go to this Auction Walker Evans & James Agee: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (First Edition)

"Let Us Now Praise Famous Men sold about 600 copies and disappeared, but a reprinting in 1960 after Agee's death found an audience. His overwrought text has been worshiped as a masterpiece of reportag . . .
$1595

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Go to this Auction [Chinese Propaganda] Long Live the Glorious May 7 Directive

Included in Parr & Badger, The Photobook: A History, Vol. I and Martin Parr and WassinkLunggren (eds. . . .
$2495

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Go to this Auction Andy Warhol's Exposures (with Mulitiple Signatures from Warhol & Others!)

"In the end, Andy Warhol's Exposures, like every book by Andy from the Philosophy to the posthumous Diaries, was as much about denial as revelation...Social Disease was what we wanted the book . . .
$1995

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Go to this Auction Andy Warhol (1970 Catalogue Raisonné by Rainer Crone)--INSCRIBED

A rare signed copy of this most important Warhol volume. Though certainly other Warhol retrospectives have appeared in the years since this 1970 publication, Rainer Crone's catalogue raisonné, with it . . .
$2995

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Go to this Auction Kurt Baranowski (ed.): Die Deutsche Volkspolizei (The German People's Police)--Special Ed.

Included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III. Die Deutsche Volkspolizei is classic authoritarian propaganda, presenting the East . . .
$395

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Go to this Auction Robert Heinecken: SIGNED Ltd Ed Monograph (Association Copy)--w/ 2 Related Extras

From Andy Grundberg's May 22, 2006 New York Times obituary for Heinicken:
"Heinecken's most influential body of work was h . . .
$395

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Go to this Auction Alain Resnais & Jorge Semprun: Repérages

Included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III. French movie director Alan Resnais took photographic location 'notes' for many of his plann . . .
$495

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