Books, Autographs, Manuscripts

Suburbia, first edition in slipcase

[108] pp. Illustrated from 128 b&w photographs by Bill Owens. Green cloth with title stamped in blind on cover, white on spine. Publisher's green cloth-covered slipcase. First Edition. In 2001, Suburbia was included in Andrew Roth’s The Book Of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century. "This book is about my friends and the world I live in. In the fall of 1968 I began working...

Price: US$500 - US$800

Date: 4 Mar 2021

Jean Richepin. La mer. Un volume in-16, demi-reliure...

Jean Richepin. La mer. Un volume in-16, demi-reliure à coins cuir. Un des 25 exemplaires numérotés sur hollande. Non rogné. Charpentier et Fasquelle, Paris, 1894. relié...

Price: €20 - €30
ca. US$24 - US$36

Date: 22 Mar 2021

Robert Frank's The Lines of my Hand, first edition

Text in English with a 30 pp. booklet in Japanese laid in at rear. Illustrated from the b&w photographs of Robert Frank. (Folio) 34.2x25.2 cm (13½x10"), black cloth stamped with white lettering. Presented in original publisher's cloth slipcase with mounted photograph by Robert Frank. First Edition. Presented with original shipping box. After 'The Americans', 'The Lines of My Hand' is arguably...

Price: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 4 Mar 2021

Hiroshi Sugimoto's Theaters, first edition

Theater of Illusion essay by Dr. Hans Belting. Illustrated with plates form photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Boards lettered on spine in silver, silver paper-covered slipcase. First Edition. Hiroshi Sugimoto (杉本博司, born 1948) is a Japanese photographer and architect. "Movie theaters are built as theaters of illusion. But in Sugimoto's equally disturbing and beautiful photographs, such interiors...

Price: US$300 - US$500

Date: 4 Mar 2021

Masks by Leonard Baskin - proof copy with additional proof plates

Illustrated with 27 copper-engraved Leonard Baskin etchings, mostly in color, all but two are signed in pencil by Baskin (first two not signed which includes the title page and the Part One header), all are printed by Michael Kuch; plus a red-orange engraving on colophon. With additional folder of 7 loose etchings marked proof but signed by the artist. (Folio) 45x31.8 cm (17¾x12½"), quarter...

Price: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 4 Mar 2021

HEURES imprimées par l'ordre de Monseigneur...

HEURES imprimées par l'ordre de Monseigneur le cardinal de NOAILLES, archêque (sic) de Paris. Paris, chez Louis Josse, imprimeur de son Eminence et François H. Muguet premier imprimeur du Roy, 1716, un volume. 12 par 19,5 cm. (24)-672-(8) pages. Plein maroquin rouge d'époque, dos à 5 nerfs, caissons richement ornés, riches encadrement des deux plats, décor doré à la roulette sur les coupes...

Price: €80 - €120
ca. US$96 - US$145

Date: 6 Mar 2021

One of twenty deluxe copies with extra woodcut

[4] leaves with 29 unnumbered leaves of plates from drawings by Leonard Baskin including two woodcuts (one hand-painted by Baskin). (Folio) 38x28 cm (15x11"), hand-made paper-covered flex boards lettered in gilt on cover. Presented in publisher's clamshell box with gilt-stamped paper labels. No. 13 of 20 deluxe copies including an additional hand-painted woodcut (this woodcut numbered xiii/xx) by...

Price: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 4 Mar 2021

Walker Evans, Many Are Called 1st Edition in jacket

[14], 178 pp, With errata slip bound in. Introduction by James Agee. (Small 4to) original black cloth lettered in white, jacket. First Edition, first printing. Contemporaneous photographs with Agee and Evans' landmark Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. "The photographs are here made available for the first time in book form, together with Agee's eloquent and restrained introduction..." Previous owner's...

Price: US$400 - US$600

Date: 4 Mar 2021

Dorothea Lange, To a Cabin in jacket

127 pp. (Oblong 4to) linen, jacket. First Edition. "Before her death in 1964 photographer Dorothea Lange had been planning to make what she called "a little book" about a cabin in California. The cabin was to be a focus for her because it had for so long figured centrally in her life and in the lives of her husband, her children, and her grandchildren. It was to this cabin that Dorothea Lange and...

Price: US$300 - US$500

Date: 4 Mar 2021

Ester Hernandez's Sun Mad, 1981, 1st Edition

Screen print. 66.1x50.8 cm (26x20"). No. 26 of an edition limited to 53. First Edition. Signed, titled and numbered by Ester Hernandez. "A first-generation Chicana, Ester Hernandez is a key figure in the Chicano civil rights art movement that emerged in America in the late 1960s. Her most famous image, the screenprinted poster Sun Mad, was first created in 1981 and expresses her anger at the human...

Price: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 4 Mar 2021