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This week's auction highlights include Brassaï's legendary Paris de Nuit, the book which Parr & Badger have said contains "the most luscious gravure ever seen." In another gorgeous example of gravure printing, Czech Modernist Vaclav Jiru's The Sun Coast of Yugoslavia was produced by V. Neubert & Sons, among the most highly regarded European printers of the pre- and post-war periods. Also on the block: 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 Larry Clark: Tulsa (First Edition)

"Tulsa remains Clark's most visceral book, an insider's view of a period in the mid-1960s when he was a teenager living what he calls, without irony, "the outlaw life" – shooting up speed, havi . . .
$265
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The Photo Book The Book of 101 Books
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Go to this Auction Ichiro Kojima: Tsugaru (1963 First Edition)

"Tsugaru brings together the poetry of Kyozo Takagi, the photographs of Ichiro Kojima, and a text by novelist Yojiro Ishizaka, who also edited the book. These three individuals are native sons . . .
$795
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Go to this Auction Alec Soth: Sleeping by the Mississippi (SIGNED, First Edition, First Printing)

Included in Parr & Badger, The Photobook: A History, Vol. II.
"In the book's forty-six ruthlessl . . .
$795
5d 7h 46m
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The Photo Book
 
Go to this Auction Hiroshi Sugimoto (Dioramas, Theaters, Seascapes--1st Monograph, 1988)

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 . . .
$595
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Go to this Auction [Various photographers] Blauwe Maandag (Blue Monday)--1970s Dutch Protest Book

Included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III.
"Blauwe Maandag (Blue Monday) documents a local issue in Amsterdam, and one da . . .
$465
5d 7h 56m
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The Photo Book
 
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 Robert Adams: What We Bought: The New World (First Edition, INSCRIBED) + The New West

This book of Robert Adams' photographs from the 1970s focuses on the city of Denver, CO. These desolate images of suburban housing developments, shopping malls, cars, and supermarkets mourn the victor . . .
$295
5d 8h 6m
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Go to this Auction Lee Friedlander: Cray at Chippewa Falls

Included in Parr & Badger, The Photobook: A History, Vol. II.
"Although [Friedlander's book Fac . . .
$295
5d 8h 11m
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The Photo Book
 
Go to this Auction Bruce Davidson: East 100th Street (2003 reprint, SIGNED)

East 100th Street in Harlem was one of New York's most neglected and infamous neighborhoods at the time that a young Davidson began to regularly visit and photograph with his 4x5 camera. He was able t . . .
$195
5d 8h 16m
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The Book of 101 Books
 
Go to this Auction Alessandra Sanguinetti: On the Sixth Day. Photographs (SIGNED)

Included in Parr & Badger, The Photobook: A History, Vol. II.
"Alessandra Sanguinetti’s vivid pho . . .
$195
5d 8h 21m
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Go to this Auction Lisette Model: 1979 Aperture Monograph

From the preface by Berenice Abbott: "I know of no photographer who has photographed people as inwardly as Lisette Model. Her people are direct targets of an artist's vision. She has that necessary ra . . .
$295
5d 8h 26m
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The Book of 101 Books
 
Go to this Auction ABCDF. The Graphic Dictionary of Mexico City.

ABCDF, The Graphic Dictionary of Mexico City, The Soul of Mexico, a book that reviews Mexico’s three-millennium old cultural heritage. How can artists capture the spirit of a city? What should they lo . . .
$295
5d 8h 31m
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The Photo Book
 
Go to this Auction O. Winston Link: Night Trick + Ghost Trains

Between 1955 and 1960, industrial photographer O. Winston Link pursued an impassioned personal quest: documenting the Norfolk and Western Line, the last American railroad to use steam powered engines. . . .
$195
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Go to this Auction Jackie Nickerson: Farm

Nickerson's work is refreshing and substantial for a variety of reasons. For one, her color prints vacillate between rich hues and a bleached tonality. All of the work is printed in color but some ima . . .
$275
5d 8h 46m
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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 . . .
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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 . . .
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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 . . .
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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 . . .
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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 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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Go to this Auction Brassaï: Paris de Nuit (1933 First Edition)

"Paris de Nuit is a ravishing book object....Parr & Badger [bid or read more]

$2495

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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 . . .
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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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