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In this week's auctions, one of the most sought after Latin American books of the last fifty years, Enrique Bostelmann's searing America: Un viaje a traves de la injusticia (America: Journey Through Injustice). Also, an evocative period photo-album by Wolfgang Vennemann, Chateau De La Chevre d'Or, with twenty mounted prints. Signed books by Saul Leiter!

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Go to this Auction Enrique Bostelmann: America: Un viaje a traves de la injusticia (America: Journey Through Injustice)

Included in Parr & Badger, The Photobook: A History, Vol. II; Horacio Fernandez (ed.), [bid or read more]

$1295
16h 46m
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The Photo Book
 
Go to this Auction Irving Penn: Worlds in a Small Room (Inscribed, Presentation Copy)

"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 of . . .
$395
16h 51m
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Go to this Auction Wolfgang Vennemann: Chateau De La Chevre d'Or (Self-Published Photo Album with Twenty Prints)

A stunning period piece! Wolfgang Vennemann, a German photographer, was active in Africa in the 1920s-1930s, and on the Western Front during WWII. He produced several such albums, mostly of locations . . .
$795
17h 6m
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Go to this Auction Hedi Slimane : Rock Diary

"In a 2003 conversation with Interview's Ingrid Sischy, Slimane discussed his beginnings as a photographer: 'I started taking pictures before I even began in fashion. I didn't start with clothes until . . .
$95
17h 11m
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Go to this Auction Lewis Baltz: Rule Without Exception (INSCRIBED Presentation Copy)

"This overview of Lewis Baltz's twenty-year career presents his precise, barren images in juxtaposition to a series of critical texts that comment directly and obliquely on his work. From the earliest . . .
$295
17h 16m
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Go to this Auction Eikoh Hosoe: Vintage Print from Kamaitachi

The Kamatachi series is one of the undisputed high points of postwar Japanese photography. A brilliant synthesis of performance and documentary, his collaboration with Tatsumi Hijikata, the founder . . .
$1495
17h 21m
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Go to this Auction Les Krims: Deerslayers + Incredible Case of the Stack O'Wheat Murders + Little People of America

Complete set of all three of Krims' self-published box-sets, 1971-1972, all signed.
"...what Krims shows us in these images is that Little People are not much different from anyone else...And, as . . .
$595
17h 26m
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Go to this Auction Saul Leiter: Three SIGNED Books (2008 Steidl Monograph + Early Color + Retrospektive) + 2 others

Saul Leiter. Preface by Agnes Sire. Interview by Sam Stourdze. Steidl & Partners, Gottingen, 2008. 144 pp. Small quarto. First edition. SIGNED on title page. Clothbound in photo-illustrated dust jacke . . .
$1,265
17h 31m
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Go to this Auction Walter Heynowski and Gerhard Scheumann: Kannibalen (Cannibals)

Included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III.
A harrowing look at a German mercenary group, Kommando 52, led by ex-Nazi Siegfried 'Kongo' Mu . . .
$750
17h 36m
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Go to this Auction Uliano Lucas: Cinque Anni a Milano (Five Years in Milan)

Included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III. Also reproduced in facsimile in Martin Parr's [bid or read more]

$465
17h 41m
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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 . . .
$2295
17h 46m
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The Book of 101 Books

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Go to this Auction Miyako Ishiuchi: Sweet Home Yokosuka (Inscribed by Ishiuchi & Signed by Publisher)

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 co . . .
$295

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Go to this Auction Todd Hido: Taft Street (One Picture Book, No. 6--Rare, Slipcased 4 Vol. Set with 4 Variant Prints!)

One of the more sought after titles in the this now-famous series!
"Todd Hido's first monograph, House Hunting, was recently published to wide critical acclaim. We are now pleased to announce the . . .
$1295

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Go to this Auction John Heartfield/Kurt Tucholsky: Deutschland, Deutschland über Alles (First Hardbound Edition)

Heartfield's cover for Tucholsky's scathing 1929 satire of German society is an undisputed masterwork of photomontage and one of the most sought after examples of twentieth century avant-garde book de . . .
$765

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Go to this Auction Julián Barón: C.E.N.S.U.R.A. (Limited Edition with Print, 1/25)

Included in Parr/Badger, The Photobook: A History, vol. III.
"In his photobook CENSURA Julián Barón presents a work based on the style of 'broken camera,' . . .
$450

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Go to this Auction Boris Mikhailov: Krymskaja Fotomanija / Photomania in Crimea (SIGNED, Ltd. Ed., 1/200)

"In Photomania in Crimea Boris Mikhailov works with the cross-fading and super-imposition of human bodies and the karst, elemental costal landscape of the Crimean peninsula. The protagonists ha . . .
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Go to this Auction Thomas Sauvin: Silvermine (Five Volumes)

Silvermine was nominated for the 2014 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize. It was chosen by Martin Parr and numerous others as one of the best photobooks of 2013.
"Silvermine is . . .
$900

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Go to this Auction Bruce Davidson: Brooklyn Gang

From Sean O'Hagan's review, Joker in the pack: Bruce Davidson's photographs of a Brooklyn gang, Guardian, Monday 21 June 2010
"In 1959, there were about 1 . . .
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Go to this Auction Michael Lesy: Wisconsin Death Trip

"[Author Michael] Lesy discovered a striking archive of black and white photographs in the town of Black River Falls dating from the 1890’s and married a selection of these images to extracts from the . . .
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Go to this Auction Joseph Szabo: Teenage

"Photographer Joseph Szabo's subject is adolescence; his rare gift is capturing the spirit of his students at Malverne High School, caught between puberty and the precipice of adulthood. Taken in the . . .
$265

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Go to this Auction Miroslav Hak: Ocima Svet Kolem Nas (Eyes of the World Around Us)

Miroslav Hak is one of the least known of the leading Czeck Modernists. He was a member of the Prague groups D34 Theater and Group 42, which united avant-garde leaning Czech photographers in the 1940s . . .
$395

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Go to this Auction Sovetskoe foto [Soviet Photography] Four 1920s Issues of Important Soviet Photo Journal

: "Photographs were largely absent from Soviet period-icals until 1923, when the launch of the illustrated magazines Ogonëk (The Flame), Prozhektor (TheSearchlight), and Krasnaia niva (The . . .
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Go to this Auction Miguel Calderón (Self-titled 2007 monograph)

Cited as one of the most important photobooks of the decade by Martin Parr!. Also included in [bid or read more]

$465

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Go to this Auction Boris Becker: ArchitekturZeit Photographien (Signed, Limited Edition with 10 Photos, 1/100)

First, Boris Becker is NOT the former tennis star (tough to get around in Google!), but rather the german-born photographer who was a student of the Bechers at the Düsseldorf School in the early 1980s . . .
$395

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Go to this Auction Stanley McClatchie: Look to Germany (American Fascist Propaganda) + 1 other

Included in in The Photobook: A History, vol. III. Stanley McClatchie lived in Germany prior to the Nazi's rise to power. He was impressed by the industrial tech . . .
$495

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Go to this Auction Christer Strömholm: Till minnet av mig själv [In Memory of Myself]--INSCRIBED

Strömholm is best known for his brooding 1967 masterpiece, Poste Restante. This is his scarce 1965 book!!
"Christer Strömholm is one of the great personalities of Swedish photography. Born . . .
$695

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