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Leading off this week is an unsung gem of urban documentary: Masao Gozu's incredible In New York — a rare, complete set of all three self-published volumes, all of them signed!

Also on the block:
Sophie Ristelhueber (and François Hers): Intèrieurs
Wolfgangs Tillmans: Phaidon Contemporary Artists Series + Neue Welt (both signed)
Terry Richardson: Lady Gaga (signed by Lady Gaga)
Frederick Sommer: Aperture 10:4 1962 (1939–1962 Photographs)

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Go to this Auction Masao Gozu: In New York (3 Vols, ALL SIGNED)

Included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III.
A rare complete set, all signed, of Masao Gozu's unsung gem of urban documentary, In New York, s . . .
$995
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The Photo Book
 
Go to this Auction Terry Richardson: Lady Gaga (SIGNED by Lady Gaga)

"In this book of original, behind-the-scenes photographs, acclaimed photographer Terry Richardson follows superstar Lady Gaga during one year of her life, from Lollapalooza through the final show of h . . .
$265
2d 8h 51m
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Go to this Auction (Ginger Gordon/Anthon Beeke) Virgin Sperm Dancer (True First Edition)

Included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III. 'Virgin Sperm Dancer' was issued as a special edition of Amsterdam based sex magazine Suck. An iconi . . .
$265
2d 8h 56m
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The Photo Book
 
Go to this Auction Frederick Sommer: Aperture 10:4 1962 (1939-1962 Photographs)

This scarce, early issue of Aperture was closely supervised by Minor White; it was Sommer's first full monograph (his work had been published there going back to 1956). He considered it his best. As W . . .
$695
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The Book of 101 Books
 
Go to this Auction Roe Etheridge: Le Luxe (SIGNED) + Orange Grove

Le Luxe is included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III.
Now in it's second printing, it was selected as one of the Best Books of 201 . . .
$395
2d 9h 6m
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The Photo Book
 
Go to this Auction Ryan McGinley: Life Adjustment Center (SIGNED)

"Dashwood Book’s second Ryan McGinley publication “Life Adjustment Center” coincides with an exhibition opening October 29, 2010 at Ratio3 in San Francisco. Two themes are presented in this book — fir . . .
$195
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Go to this Auction Sophie Ristelhueber (and François Hers): Intérieurs

The first book by photographer Sophie Ristelhueber (best known for Fait) was a collaboration with fut . . .
$295
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Go to this Auction Josef Koudelka: Lime

"[In his photographs of Limestone quarries] Koudelka gives full reign to these tendencies to make brooding pictures that emphasize the quarrying of limestone not as rape, but as a noble and civilizing . . .
$395
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Go to this Auction Josef Koudelka: Respekt (1968 Prague Invasion Photos!)

"In 1968, Josef Koudelka was a thirty-year-old acclaimed theater photographer who never photographed a news event. That all changed on the night of August 21, when Warsaw Pact tanks invaded the city o . . .
$495
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Go to this Auction Lee Friedlander: Kitaj (SIGNED)

From the publisher:
"An intimate friendship of more than three decades is chronicled here, along with the aesthetic evolution of two major American artists. R.B. Kitaj's unusual, handsome, troub . . .
$95
2d 9h 36m
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Go to this Auction Lee Friedlander: Self Portraits (Ltd. Ed. Fraenkel Gallery Catalogue)--SIGNED

In the 90s Friedlander again took up the theme of the self portrait. "I started again after I did a couple and realized that I'd metamorphosed into something else," Friedlander has said. "I wasn't the . . .
$95
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Go to this Auction Lee Friedlander: The Little Screens (SIGNED)

Published sporadically over the years, Friedlander's deadpan commentary on television and modern life appears complete for the first time in this 2001 publication. In The Little Screens, Friedlander i . . .
$95
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Go to this Auction Lee Friedlander: At Work (SIGNED)

Comprising photographs from a 16 year period, this new Friedlander title revolves around Americans in the workplace. Partially commissioned by curators, but more often by CEOs of industry, the work is . . .
$95
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Go to this Auction Wolfgangs Tillmans: (Phaidon Contemporary Artists Series) + Neue Welt (BOTH SIGNED)

"Over the period of more than two decades, Wolfgang Tillmans has explored the medium of photo-imaging with greater range than any other artist of his generation. From snapshots of his friends to abstr . . .
$175
2d 9h 56m
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Go to this Auction Stephen Gill: Buried (Limited Edition with Print)

"The photographs in this book were taken in Hackney Wick and later buried there. The amount of time the images were left underground varied depending on the amount of rainfall. The depths that picture . . .
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Go to this Auction Susan Meiselas: Pandora’s Box (SIGNED, Limited Edition)

"According to Greek myth, Pandora was given a box by Zeus and instructed never to open it. She could not restrain her curiosity, however, and did just that, releasing into the world all of the sufferi . . .
$295

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Go to this Auction Andreas Gursky (2010 Gagosian Catalogue, 2 Vols. in Slipcase)

"This magnificent set of slip-cased books captures the grandness and lushness of epic photographer Andreas Gursky's Oceans series of 2010, currently featured in tandem with his newest body of work, Ba . . .
$295

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Go to this Auction Mike Mandel: Untitled (Baseball-Photographer Trading Cards), Complete Set of 135

"In 1974, just a year before Mike Mandel and Larry Sultan, classmates at the San Francisco Art Institute, were awarded a grant by the National Endowment for the Arts to pursue what eventually became t . . .
$2865

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Go to this Auction Florian van Roekel: How Terry Likes His Coffee. A Photo Odyssey into Office Life

One of Martin Parr's Best Books of the Decade!
"In How Terry likes his Coffee I examined the consequences of professionalization on the way we cope with re . . .
$595

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Go to this Auction Tiane Doan na Champassak: Looters (SIGNED, Limited Edition, 1/150)

Selected as one of the Best Books of 2011 by Martin Parr; also included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III . . .
$295

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Go to this Auction Robert Frank: Lines of My Hand (1972 First Edition)--with 'New York City, 1948' Cover

As Parr and Badger write, "Everything [Frank] does is a diary, a confession." The books retrospective tone is summed up in opening lines contained in the 1989 edition:
I am looking back into a . . .
$2995

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Go to this Auction Grace Coddington: Grace: Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue [Work by Numerous Photographers]--SIGNED

"Grace Coddington's work has danced along the cutting edge of fashion for over 30 years. Abandoning a highly lucrative career as a leading model on the sixties London scene alongside such swinging con . . .
$1865

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Go to this Auction Massimo Vitali: Landscape and Figures (First Printing)

"Massimo Vitali’s large-scale color images apply a topographical clarity and wealth of detail to the rites and rituals of modern leisure. With this volume, he enlarges the scope of his survey and incl . . .
$195

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Go to this Auction Richard Misrach: 1991 (SIGNED, Ltd. Ed.) + Petrochemical America (w/ Kate Orff, SIGNED by Both)

"In October 1991, immediately following the catastrophic firestorm which struck the Oakland and Berkeley Hills, Richard Misrach (American, b. 1949), ventured into the fire zone with his 8 x 10-inch vi . . .
$295

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Go to this Auction Masahisa Fukase: The Solitude of Ravens (2008 Reprint)

Masahisa Fukase's Ravens: the best photobook of the past 25 years?--Sean O'Hagen, The Guardian, 2010
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$595

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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 . . .
$795

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Go to this Auction Chistopher Bucklow: Guest (Limited Edition with Signed Print)

"[Bucklow’s photographs] create the impression of presences that seem both three-dimensional and immaterial—more like auras than physical objects. I am reminded of photographs taken a century ago feat . . .
$295

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Go to this Auction Robert Capa: Death in the Making (in Scarce Dust Jacket)

"The Spanish Civil War was an important conflict, not just because it was the first direct challenge to fascism, but also in terms of modern photojournalism. It witnessed the birth of the modern war p . . .
$995

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Go to this Auction Guy Tillim: Six Books (ALL SIGNED)

departure. With brief introduction by the photographer. Michael Stevenson Contemporary/Bell-Roberts Publishing, South Africa, 2003. 40 pp. Quarto (11.5 x 11.5 in./29 x 29 cm). First edition. S . . .
$695

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