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This week we lead off with a Mexican rarity from the 1930s, Enrique Gutmann's Despertar lagunero (Awakening in the Comarca Lagunera), one of the most singular visual documents of Latin American Revolutionary politics of the era, and in many ways equal to the great Soviet propaganda photobooks of the period.

Also on the auction block this week:
Frederick Sommer: Aperture 10:4 1962 (1939–1962 Photographs) — rare hardbound edition
André Kertész: Day of Paris — in scarce dust jacket
Ikko Kagari: Document Commuter Train — Parr/Badger, III
Jessica Dimmock: Ninth Floor — Parr/Badger, III

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Go to this Auction Enrique Gutmann: Despertar lagunero (Awakening in the Comarca Lagunera)

Featured in Horacio Fernandez, ed., The Latin American Photobook.
Despertar lagunero (Awakening in the Comarca Lagunera) is one of the finest Depress . . .
$995
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Go to this Auction Jessica Dimmock: Ninth Floor

ncluded in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III.
"Over the past two years, Jessica Dimmock h . . .
$295
9h 57m
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The Photo Book
 
Go to this Auction Eikoh Hosoe: Otoko to Onna (Man and Woman)--1st edition!

Hosoe's now scarce first book. Features dancers' bodies in exuberant and fluid movement. As is characteristic of his figure studies, Hosoe exploits the grainy qualities of his film to produce images i . . .
$1395
10h 2m
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The Photo Book
 
Go to this Auction Pierre Molinier: lui-meme (myself)

Pierre Molinier was part of the inner circle of Parisian Surrealists surrounding Andre Breton. His work was redisovered in the eighties and early nineties by those interested in the intersections of . . .
$295
10h 7m
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The Book of 101 Books
 
Go to this Auction Alec Soth and 'Lester B. Morrison': Broken Manual (Limited Edition with Print)

Selected as one of the Best Books of 2010by John Gossage, Michael Schmelling, Peter Sutherland and others. Included in Parr/Badger, [bid or read more]

$1,495
10h 12m
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The Photo Book
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Go to this Auction André Kertész: Day of Paris (in Scarce Dust Jacket! )

Kertész's first American publication appeared after he had been living in New York for almost ten years. Taken during the 20s and 30s, but not appearing until the end of World War II, the images have . . .
$995
10h 17m
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The Photo Book The Book of 101 Books
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Go to this Auction Robert Frank: Lines of My Hand (1972 First Edition)

I am looking back into a world now gone forever. Thinking of a time that will never return. A book of photographs is looking back at me. Twenty-five years of looking for the right road. Post cards . . .
$2695
10h 22m
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The Photo Book The Open Book
 
Go to this Auction Miyako Ishiyuchi: Sweet Home Yokosuka + Club & Courts, Yokosuka Yokohama (BOTH SIGNED)

The images in Sweet Home Yokusuka were selected from Ishiuchi’s three earliest series published as: Apartment (1978), Yokosuka Story (1979) and Endless Nights (1981). In conjunction with the exhibitio . . .
$395
10h 27m
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Go to this Auction Ikko Kagari: Document Tsuken Densha (Document Tsuken Express Train)-with Obi

Included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III. Kagari's infamous book, produced before the i . . .
$795
10h 32m
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The Photo Book
 
Go to this Auction Danny Lyon: Knave of Hearts (Signed Limited Edition)

This long-awaited autobiography is Danny Lyon's first publication ever to be illustrated completely with his photocollages. Drawing from unpublished images as well as classics such as The Destruction . . .
$695
10h 37m
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Go to this Auction Roni Horn: Arctic Circles (Ísland: To Place, vol. 7)

Photographs taken between 1993 and 1997 that thematize the Northern Horizon as a collection or typology of cyclical and circular events.
"The entrance to all my work is the idea of an encycloped . . .
$275
10h 42m
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Go to this Auction Frederick Sommer: Aperture 10:4 1962 (1939-1962 Photographs)--Rare Hardbound Edition!

This scarce, early issue of Aperture--especially in this hardbound issue-- was closely supervised by Minor White; it was Sommer's first full monograph (his work had been published there going back to . . .
$995
10h 47m
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The Book of 101 Books
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Go to this Auction Nell Dorr: Life Dance (SIGNED Limited Edition, 1/100) + Mother and Child (INSCRIBED)

In these two books, Dorr explores the universality of motherhood and life cycles in moveing series of rich gravure photographs and accompanying texts. Her photographs of children show their curiosity, . . .
$395
10h 52m
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Go to this Auction O. Winston Link: Night Trick (In Original Envelope)

"O. Winston Link is one of the most singular photographers in the medium's history...He made these complicated pictures, requiring the forethought and logistical planning of a movie director, by using . . .
$295
10h 57m
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The Photo Book
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Go to this Auction Herb Ritts: Africa (SIGNED)

"With the same dazzling style which has made Ritts the world's preeminent celebrity photographer, he now departs from the world of glamour, portraying the splendor of Africa's wildlife, land, and peop . . .
$295
11h 2m
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Go to this Auction Herb Ritts: Pictures (SIGNED)

"Herb Ritts' photographs have quickly become the quintessential distillation of American pop culture in the eighties. Ritts' portraits of celebrities are at once monumental, recognizable, and often se . . .
$295
11h 7m
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Go to this Auction Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph (Rare 1st Printing with 'Two Girls in Identical Raincoats'!)

The rare first printing of the definitive Arbus monograph with the "Two girls in identical raincoats" image that was struck from all but a few copies of (the numerous) subsequent printings. "...publis . . .
$725
11h 12m
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The Book of 101 Books
 
Go to this Auction Toto mesto je vespolecne peci obyvatel (This Town is Under the Control of its Citizens)

Among our very favorite books!! A 'phantasmic' Czech title that will thrill those who may already know Na jehlach techto dni [On the Needle . . .
$365
11h 17m
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The Photo Book
 
Go to this Auction Emmet Gowin: Photographs (1st monograph, 1976, Rare Hardbound Edition!) --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 . . .
$395
11h 22m
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Go to this Auction William Eggleston: Galerie 2-13 catalogue

An beautifully produced exhibition catalogue, this collection features tipped-in illustrations (that cleverly conceal the caption information) and a wonderful, irregular belt-like jacket, all of which . . .
$295
11h 27m
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Go to this Auction Larry Sultan: The Valley (SIGNED

"Since 1988, Larry Sultan has returned time and again to photograph on porn sets in Los Angeles's San Fernando Valley-the Silicon(e) Valley of the porn industry. But The Valley is by no means a docume . . .
$295
11h 32m
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Go to this Auction Josef Sudek (Set of 12 Postcards, Orbis, 1962)

Beautifully printed postcard set with classic Sudek images issued by the famed Orbis publishing house. Very scarce item for the Sudek completist. . . .
$495

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Go to this Auction Eva Rubinstein: Fotografie 1967-1990 (SIGNED!)

Eva Rubinstein's work became popular in the 1970s. Her images of domestic subjects such as an unmade bed reflected in a mirror, along with her sensitive portraits and nudes, were made with a subtle to . . .
$145

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Go to this Auction Gregoire Pujade-Lauraine: The Significant Savages (SIGNED)

Included in Parr & Badger, The Photobook: A History. Volume III. "The Significant Savages presents a foray into the way ‘profile image[s]’ [on social networking . . .
$295

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Go to this Auction Ernst Haas. Color Correction. 1952 - 1986

"Ernst Haas is unquestionably one of the best-known, most prolific and most published photographers of the twentieth century. He is most associated with a vibrant colour photography which, for decades . . .
$295

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Go to this Auction Laszlo Moholy-Nagy: scarce SNKLU monograph

One of the two scarce titles in the SNKLU photographic monograph series (the other is on Alexander Rodchencko), with a choice selection of Moholy-Nagy's photographic work, mainly from the twenties and . . .
$295

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Go to this Auction Vaclav Jiru: Slunecne Pobrezi Jugoslavie (The Sun Coast of Yugoslavia) --SIGNED

Beginning in 1926, Vaclav Jiru exhibited photos that were informed by New Objectivist, Bauhaus aesthetics in the Czech camera clubs alongside the likes of Josef Sudek and others. He also worked as a . . .
$425

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Go to this Auction Ruth Bernhard: Victorian House, San Francisco, 1963

"To me...San Francisco is an ideal city, intellectually stimulating and naturally beautiful. The oceans and forests are close enough to refresh the spirit; the architecture is always exciting."--Ruth . . .
$1895

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Go to this Auction Ruth Bernhard: Gift of the Commonplace (Limited Edition with Print)

The deluxe edition of a volume produced to celebrate Bernhard's ninetieth birthday in 1995. This book collects thirty-five of Ruth Bernhard's still lifes. With an insightful and affectionate portrait . . .
$1495

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Go to this Auction Cesko-Slovenska Armada [The Czechoslovakian Army]--(Jiri Jenicek/Ladislav Sutnar)

Jiri Jenicek's photographs of the Czech army are a fascinating blend of propaganda, straight reportage and New Objectivist aesthetics.
While his name might be little known today, Sutnar, who de . . .
$295

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Go to this Auction Lee Friedlander: Flowers and Trees (SIGNED)

The gorgeously reproduced plates in Flowers and Trees highlight the myriad ways that Friedlander explores the play between depth of field and textural, dimensional illusion. That Friedlander wa . . .
$495

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Go to this Auction Thomas Struth: Museum Photographs (True First Edition!)

The true first (German) edition of this important body of work, not to be confused with later re-issues from the same publisher. The text is by eminent art historian Hans Belting. Struth studied with . . .
$465

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Go to this Auction Dave Heath: Dialogue with Solitude (First Edition)

"A book that has achieved cult status," Dialogue with Solitude is an outstanding for its attempt "to photograph internal emotions… [by investigating] the essential solitude of an individual thr . . .
$1195

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Go to this Auction Paul Graham: a shimmer of possibility (SIGNED)

"First published in late 2007, Paul Graham's a shimmer of possibility was quickly hailed as 'one of the most important advances in contemporary photographic practice that has taken place in a long whi . . .
$195

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Go to this Auction Andreas Magdanz: Auschwitz-Birkenau (scarce French ed.--SIGNED!)

The German edition of this book was published in an edition of 1100, while only 100 copies of French, English, Polish, and Russian editions were issued.

"It was in response to [the black-a . . .
$265

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Go to this Auction Ryan McGinley/Jack Walls: Black Jack (Totally Unique Copy, with Walls' Handwritten Text)

Created for poet and artist Jack Walls' 50th birthday. For this copy, Walls made his own extensive, hand-written, stream-of-consciousness additions on every page, making it a totally unique copy. As i . . .
$1495

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