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This week's auctions feature several rare titles for fans of nude and human form photography, including:

  • Warhol collaborator Gerard Malanga's Autobiography of a Sex Thief
  • The 1933 Modernist masterpiece, Les Femmes by Sasha Stone
  • The Swinging London period piece, Birds of Britain John d Green
  • Sanne Sannes darkly erotic Oog Om Oog [An Eye for an Eye]

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    Go to this Auction Lars Tunbjörk: Home

    "An emptiness permeates our cities, smaller towns, and moves along the roads. It did not use to be there. When it began to emerge, it went undetected for some time, suppressed beneath a kind of dizzy . . .
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    The Photo Book
     
    Go to this Auction Glen Luchford (2009 Steidldangin monograph)

    Luchford’s first solo monograph, explores his complete artistic output for magazines like, The Face, Arena, i-D and Vogue, and his advertising campaigns for the fashion house’s of Yves Saint Laurent, . . .
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    Danny Lyon: The Bikeriders (SIGNED, 1997 Twin Palms Reissue--Deluxe Limited Edition)

    Thirty years after the only printing of Danny Lyon's classic The Bikeriders, Twin Palms recreated his masterpiece. Though the format is faithful to the original, the quality of printing and p . . .
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    The Photo Book The Book of 101 Books
     
    Go to this Auction Irving Penn (1984 Museum of Modern Art Monograph)--SIGNED

    "Irving Penn is one of the most distinguished practitioners of portrait and fashion photography of the last four decades. His work is identified by its great refinement of craft, by the wit and grace . . .
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    Go to this Auction Ken Domon: Hiroshima (1958, First Edition, in Slipcase)

    Along with Kikuji Kawada's Chizu [The Map], (1965), Shomei Tomatsu's Nagasaki 11:02 (1966) and Domon's 1961 collaboration with Tomatsu, Hiroshima-Nagasaki Document, this book remains one of the most i . . .
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    Go to this Auction Irving Penn: Worlds in a Small Room

    "Beginning in 1948, when he photographed the Peruvian Indians in Cuzco, Penn has traveled the world to compile these 'records of physical presence.' He has set up his 'ambulant studio' on the edges o . . .
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    Go to this Auction Shomei Tomatsu: 11.02 Nagasaki

    "American curator and critic Leo Rubenstein described Tomatsu's Nagasaki photographs as 'sad, haggard facts', noting that, as Tomatsu wandered with his camera, 'beneath the surface there was a grief s . . .
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    The Photo Book The Book of 101 Books

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    Go to this Auction Elliot Erwitt: Son of Bitch (SIGNED)

    "The question of whether dogs have a sense of humor is often hotly debated, and I should like to take it up with Mr. Erwitt next time he has a moment..."--from P.G. Wodehouse's introduction. . . .
    $245

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    Go to this Auction Portfolio: A Magazine for the Graphic Arts (Alexey Brodovitch, art director)--nos. 1-3--Complete Run

    A complete set of Alexey Brodovitch's legendary Portfolio magazine. One of the undisputed high-points in American graphic design of the twentieth century. Along with [bid or read more]

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    Go to this Auction [Japanese Photographers] 100 photographers: Profiles and photographs (1973)

    An incredible reference for those wishing to look beyond the handful Japanese photographers already (relatively) well-known in the West. Very scarce. . . .
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    Go to this Auction Josef Koudelka: Respekt (1968 Prague Invasion Photos!)

    Special issue of the Czech newsweekly devoted to Koudelka's photos of the Soviet invasion of 1968. A rare Koudelka item, whose design is reflected much later in the wonderful [bid or read more]

    $565

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    Go to this Auction Oliver Sieber: Imaginary Club (SIGNED)

    Winner of the 2014 Paris Photo Photobook of the Ye . . .
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    Go to this Auction Hiroshi Sugimoto: Motion Picture

    Perhaps Sugimoto's best known series. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at Galleria SPSAS, Locarno, August 5-September 24, 1995. . . .
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    Go to this Auction Paul Graham: Troubled Land (SIGNED)

    "At first sight [the photographs in A Troubled Land] seduce you into viewing them simply as landscapes which accounts for people's desire to engage with them. But they're booby-trapped and launch the . . .
    $595

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    Go to this Auction Hiroshi Sugimoto (Dioramas, Theaters, Seascapes--1st Monograph, 1988)--with scarce obi.

    The first major publication dedicated to the work of Sugimoto. Published on the occasion of the 1988 exhibition "Hiroshi Sugimoto" at Sonnabend Gallery, New York, Sagacho Exhibit Space, Tokyo and Zeit . . .
    $795

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    Go to this Auction Sanne Sannes: Oog Om Oog [An Eye for an Eye]

    Included in , Frits Giertsberg (ed.), The Dutch Photobook
    While Hugo Claus'text is the sort of mysterioso-love poetry that has it's roots in Baudel . . .
    $565

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    Go to this Auction John d Green: Birds of Britain

    A fantastic period piece that will appeal to fans of Sam Haskins, Wingaite Paine and the like. This is giddy, mid-sixties Swinging London at its merry best!
    "Miniskirts and the Rolling Stones, th . . .
    $295

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    Go to this Auction Jouko Lehtola: Finlandia

    Included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III.
    "Lehtola is a Finnish photographer, born in Helsinki, and most widely known for his la . . .
    $325

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    Go to this Auction Luis Gonzales-Palma: The Silence of the Gaze (SIGNED)

    This haunting collection of the works of Guatemalan photographer Luis Gonzáles Palma is the first to match his richly handworked masterpieces with superb printing and production. A classic design with . . .
    $95

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    Go to this Auction Wynn Bullock: 1971 Scrimshaw Press Monograph (Inscribed!)

    The definitive publication on Bullock, this monograph contains a sampling of images from four decades of work along with brief snippets of text by the photographer. . . .
    $95

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    Go to this Auction Keizo Kitajima: Portraits + Places (SIGNED)

    "[Ktajima's] series, Portraits + Places has been on-going since 1989 and explores the simultaneous connection and disconnection between humans and the places they inhabit. Originally a street . . .
    $125

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    Go to this Auction Elliot Erwitt: Kolor + EE 60/60 + Elliot Erwitt's Handbook (3 Books, ALL Signed)

    A lot of three SIGNED books by Elliot Erwitt: Kolor + EE 60/60 + Elliot Erwitt's Handbook.

    Kolor. teNeues, 2013. 448 pp. Folio (11.5 x 14.75 in.). First . . .
    $195

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