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For the next two weeks, we'll be offering outstanding copies of some of Ed Ruscha's most iconic artist's books — up now, Thirtyfour Parking Lots in Los Angeles (1st Ed.); Nine Swimming Pools (1st Ed.) and Records.

Also on the block this week:
 · Chris Killip: Isle of Man. (Hardbound Edition, INSCRIBED Association Copy)
 · Elliott Erwitt: Snaps (Deluxe Edition, with SIGNED Print)
 · Terry Richardson: Lady Gaga (SIGNED by Lady Gaga!) + Mom/Dad (SIGNED)
 · Guy Tillim: Six Books (ALL SIGNED)

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Go to this Auction Ed Ruscha: Some Los Angeles Apartments (First Printing--INSCRIBED Association Copy!)

Ruscha's third artist's book and the first to deal with the vernacular architecture of Los Angeles. Predates Every Building on Sunset Strip by a year. An extreme . . .
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Go to this Auction Ed Ruscha: Every Building on Sunset Strip

"Richard Prince: I hear you're doing Every Building on the Sunset Strip again [published by Steidl as T . . .
$1265
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The Photo Book
 
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 . . .
$895
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The Photo Book
 
Go to this Auction Susan Meiselas: Five Books, ALL SIGNED

Five signed books by Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas (In History, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Carnival Strippers and Encounters with Dani). In History is included in Parr/Badger, [bid or read more]

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Go to this Auction Sally Mann: Second Sight (INSCRIBED)

Sally Mann's first monograph gives a cross-section of her early output. Included are her early landscapes from 1971-1975, as well as portraits of women and her platinum prints. Also presented here is . . .
$295
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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 . . .
$225

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Go to this Auction Stephen Shore: Mose + The Nature of Photographs (BOTH SIGNED)

"Tidal flooding has long threatened the Venetian lagoon, a danger that the high-tech MOSE (Modulo Sperimentale Elettromeccanico) project was founded to address. This volume collects photographs taken . . .
$125

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Go to this Auction Stephen Shore:(2007 Phaidon Monograph)--SIGNED

"Stephen Shore (b. 1947) is a true artistic innovator whose work has opened up new frontiers for contemporary photography. His photographs of everyday American scenes unveiled the exceptional beauty t . . .
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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 . . .
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Go to this Auction Mary Ellen Mark: Ward 81

A powerful and intimate portrait of the life of women in a psychiatric ward in The Oregon State Hospital shot over a period of thirty-six days. Mark first visited the ward in 1975 when she documented . . .
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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 . . .
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Go to this Auction Terry Richardson: Mom/Dad (SIGNED)

From the publisher:
"There's little need to say anything about Terry Richardson as everything has already been said!

But once again, with this stunning series of images Terry delves dee . . .
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Go to this Auction Chris Killip: Isle of Man. A book about the Manx (Hardbound Edition, INSCRIBED Association Copy)

Killip's brilliant paean to the people and the landscape of his native island. As John Berger says in his preface, Killip's photos brilliantly reveal "both the experience of the people of and the char . . .
$495

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Go to this Auction Ed Ruscha: Thirtyfour Parking Lots in Los Angeles (First Edition)

"Thirtyfour Parking Lots in Los Angeles" is Ed Ruscha's fifth photographically illustrated artist book, and the largest in format of his self-published works of the sixties. For it, Mr. Ruscha prescie . . .
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Go to this Auction Ed Ruscha: Records

Ruscha's fifteenth artist book, "Records" is a characteristically deadpan inventory of thirty randomly selected vinyl LPs (and their album cover graphics) from the artist's music library circa 1971. " . . .
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Go to this Auction Richard Avedon: Made in France (INSCRIBED!)

"This extraordinarily printed collection stands as an important rediscovery of a small but central body of work in the career of one of the world's best known and beloved photographers. The Richard Av . . .
$995

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Go to this Auction Mike Brodie: A Period of Juvenile Prosperity (First Printing)

Included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III. Appeared on eight Best Of lists in 2013.
"But I needed t . . .
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Go to this Auction Bruce Davidson: Brooklyn Gang

"Alongside Ed van der Elsken's 1956 work Love On the Left Bank, an altogether more staged kind of social document, Brooklyn Gang stands as one of the first in-depth photographic records of rebellious . . .
$395

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Go to this Auction Magnum Stories (SIGNED by Magnum photographers!)

A quick read of the table of contents of Magnum Stories is a bit overwhelming and exciting at the same time. 61 photographers are the subjects; from Abbas to Erwitt to Koudelka to Towell, the names on . . .
$265

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Go to this Auction Tal R: Everybody please go home

Included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III. Chosen as one the 28 most important Danish photo books for the catalogue and exhibition ‘28 Danish P . . .
$595

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