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Image for Erie Canal: A History of the Canal That Made New York the Empire State from 1817 to the Present - An Exhibit Portfolio by the New York State Council on the Arts for the New York Museums Collaborative

Erie Canal: A History of the Canal That Made New York the Empire State from 1817 to the Present - An Exhibit Portfolio by the New York State Council on the Arts for the New York Museums Collaborative

By: Canal Society of New York State; Broecker, Louise

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Visual Arts Program, New York State Council on the Arts: 1971

Seller ID: 2265322

Condition: Near Fine


Slipcase edges lightly toned. 1971 Unbound. Fifty plates, with a single fold portfolio including brief descriptions, in publisher's slipcase, providing a visual history of the Erie Canal in maps, photographs, and reproductions of historical documents. View more info

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Spanning the Gate: The Golden Gate Bridge

By: Cassady, Stephen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Squarebooks: 1986

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2295901

ISBN: 0916290360

Condition: Near Fine


Revised edition. A very nice copy. 1986 Large Softcover. 133 pp. The Golden Gate Bridge should never have been built. The waters at the ocean entrance to San Francisco Bay were too menacing; the Gate was too wide to be spanned by a suspension bridge; the costs of so ambitious a project were too high for an economy in the midst of Depression. But impossible odds are fuel for the determination of a visionary engineer like Joseph Strauss, and danger is no more than a welcome companion to the steel-nerved bridgemen who willingly risk their lives to turn dreams such as his into reality. In 1916, th... View more info

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A Day in the Life of Hollywood

By: Champlin, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Collins: 1992

Seller ID: 2279062

ISBN: 0002550555

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase and jacket. An exceptional copy. 1992 Large Hardcover. The work of seventy-five photographers provides a comprehensive profile of Hollywood, following a young actress at an audition, the power elite at restaurants, special effects people, celebrities, and others. View more info

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Glimpses of Foreign Lands and People

By: Chapin, William Wisner

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Frederick H. Hitchcock: 1926

Seller ID: 2263617

Condition: Near Fine


Special edition limited to 500 copies. Ink gift note on front endpaper. Small abrasion to base of rear board. 1926 Hard Cover. x, [2], [895]-996, 1047-1070, [1]-101, [3] pp. William Wisner Chapin produced 130 hand-colored lantern slides of Korea that are housed in the permanent collection of George Eastman House. These were used to illustrated his National Geographic Magazine article, 'Glimpses of Korea and China,' published in November 1910. Both the lantern slides and the article were products of Chapin's 1909 world tour. View more info

Image for Two Original Rell S. Clements Photographs, 1920s: U.S.S. Shenandoah Moored to Mast on U.S.S. Patoka; Interior View of Keel Showing Arrangement of Fuel and Oil Tanks - Bunks - Telephone and Water Supply - Walkway 10 Wide Shown in Center

Two Original Rell S. Clements Photographs, 1920s: U.S.S. Shenandoah Moored to Mast on U.S.S. Patoka; Interior View of Keel Showing Arrangement of Fuel and Oil Tanks - Bunks - Telephone and Water Supply - Walkway 10 Wide Shown in Center

By: Clements, Rell S.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1923

Seller ID: 2279572

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear along edges, corners seem to indicate these were once mounted in an album. 1923 Single Sheet. Two photographs of the U.S.S. Shenandoah, the first American-built rigid airship (one of four total the U.S. made). Built in 1922-23, it crashed and was destroyed due to a squall in September 1925. Both photos are taken by Rell S. Clements, with his caption and photographer mark in white. He was known for these sorts of images, most of which were taken at the Naval Air Station in Lakehurst, NJ. View more info

Image for A Day in the Life of China: Photographed By 90 of the World's Leading Photojournalists on One Day, April 15, 1989

A Day in the Life of China: Photographed By 90 of the World's Leading Photojournalists on One Day, April 15, 1989

By: Cohen, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins: 1989

Seller ID: 2279063

ISBN: 000215322X

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase and jacket. An exceptional copy. 1989 Large Hardcover. Ninety of the world's leading photojournalists fanned out across China on a single day to take photographs of the people and places of the varied country. View more info

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The Story of Kodak

By: Collins, Douglas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2298958

ISBN: 0810912228

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1990 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 392 pp. This is the first book to tell the unparalleled story of George Eastman and the Eastman Kodak Company. It is an American saga of Yankee ingenuity, scientific invention and discovery, and great success. Lavishly illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. View more info

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The Ultimate Book of Lighthouses

By: Crompton, Samuel Willard; Rhein, Michael J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Thunder Bay Press: 2003

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2264665

ISBN: 1592231020

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2003 Large Hardcover. 352 pp. The sheer beauty of the elegant, lonely lighthouses along our shores - and their unspoiled, scenic natural settings - has captivated our collective imagination. More than simply picturesque, the lighthouse has become an enduring symbol of salvation, fortitude, and heroic folklore. The Ultimate Book of Lighthouses is a panoramic, lavishly illustrated history of these legendary buildings and celebrates the rich heritage of our ancestors' courageous efforts to grade manners through treacherous seas and storms. View more info

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Edward Curtis: The Master Prints

By: Curtis, Edward; Monroe, Dan L. (Foreword); Worswick, Clark; Haukaas, Thomas (Afterword)

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Arena Editions: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1893331

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minimal loss of gilt from titles, otherwise an exceptional copy. 2001 Large Hardcover. 191 pp. Original beige cloth, gilt titles, photographic plate mounted on front board. Edward S. Curtis was the greatest photographer of Native Americans that this country has ever produced. Curtis photographed more than eighty Native American tribes at what for many was the penultimate moment of their existence in a period spanning more than three decades. Seen in Curtis's photographs, these are peoples of free-reining spirit set in the vastness of a primal continent. Included are a selection ... View more info

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Shadows of the Storm, Volume 1: The Image of War: 1861-1865

By: Davis, William C.; Wiley, Bell I.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1981

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2295672

ISBN: 0385154666

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Jacket rubbed with a few small tears to edges. Boards very faintly soiled. 1981 Large Hardcover. 464 pp. Photographs show both sides during the Civil War and are accompanied by essays on war photography and history. View more info

Image for Makeup for Photography - Everything You Wanted to Know about Makeup, but Didn't Know Whom to Ask...

Makeup for Photography - Everything You Wanted to Know about Makeup, but Didn't Know Whom to Ask...

By: de Picciotto, Elliot

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Studio Press: 1992

Seller ID: 2291687

ISBN: 0934420157

Condition: Very Good


1992 Stapled Binding. [viii], 35, [5] pp. 11 x 8 1/2. Eva LaRue (of soap opera and CSI Miami fame) on front cover & throughout. Everything you wanted to know about makeup, but didn't know whom to ask - the lotions, potions, and tools you need; the theory and anatomy of makeup; the practical application of makeup for photography; It's all here, everything you need to make up our clients for better portraits. View more info

Image for Rochester Memories, in Four Volumes: Volume 1: A Unique Pictorial Retrospective Presented by the Democrat & Chronicle; Volume 2: The 1940s, '50s, & '60s; Volume 3: The 1900s through 1969; Volume 4: Greater Rochester in the 20th Century: A Community Photo Album

Rochester Memories, in Four Volumes: Volume 1: A Unique Pictorial Retrospective Presented by the Democrat & Chronicle; Volume 2: The 1940s, '50s, & '60s; Volume 3: The 1900s through 1969; Volume 4: Greater Rochester in the 20th Century: A Community Photo Album

By: Democrat & Chronicle; Zoibi, Ali M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Pediment Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 2123419

Condition: Near Fine


Ink gift note on front endpaper of one volume. 2008 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Four hardcover volumes, comprising a unique collection of photographic images showing the history of Rochester, New York, also known as The Flour City and The Flower City, and famous as the home of Eastman Kodak. View more info

Image for Rochester Memories: A Unique Pictorial Retrospective Presented by The Democrat & Chronicle [Volume 1]

Rochester Memories: A Unique Pictorial Retrospective Presented by The Democrat & Chronicle [Volume 1]

By: Democrat & Chronicle; Zoibi, Ali M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Democrat and Chronicle / Pediment Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293906

ISBN: 1597251593

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2008 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 184 pp. The Democrat & Chronicle teamed up with the Rochester Historical Society, George Eastman House, Landmark Society, Rochester Public Library and our readers to produce this very special, hard-bound, coffee-table, pictorial book. This heirloom-quality keepsake book features hundreds of stunning images from the early years of Greater Rochester - many never before published. View more info

Image for Rochester Memories, Volume II [2] -- The 1940's, '50s & '60s (Democrat & Chronicle)

Rochester Memories, Volume II [2] -- The 1940's, '50s & '60s (Democrat & Chronicle)

By: Democrat & Chronicle; Zoibi, Ali M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Pediment Publishing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293907

ISBN: 1597252166

Condition: Fine


First edition. 2009 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 160 pp. Democrat & Chronicle is proud to announce the coming of a beautiful, hard-bound historic retrospective of Greater Rochester. This second volume of the series captures the memories from the '40s, '50s, and '60s. We are excited to be working with the Rochester Public Library to bring this heirloom-quality coffee-table book to the community. We asked you, our readers, to contribute photos as well and the response was outstanding with more than 400 photos brought in. This book truly captures the wonderful he... View more info

Image for Rochester Memories: A Unique Pictorial Retrospective Presented by The Democrat & Chronicle [Volume 1]

Rochester Memories: A Unique Pictorial Retrospective Presented by The Democrat & Chronicle [Volume 1]

By: Democrat & Chronicle; Zoibi, Ali M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Democrat and Chronicle / Pediment Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294912

ISBN: 1597251593

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2008 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 184 pp. The Democrat & Chronicle teamed up with the Rochester Historical Society, George Eastman House, Landmark Society, Rochester Public Library and our readers to produce this very special, hard-bound, coffee-table, pictorial book. This heirloom-quality keepsake book features hundreds of stunning images from the early years of Greater Rochester - many never before published. View more info

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Leg

By: Edkins, Diana

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205919

ISBN: 0500542198

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1998 Large Hardcover. A photography book celebrating women's legs in both fashion and culture. View more info

Image for Masters of Movement: Portraits of America's Great Choreographers

Masters of Movement: Portraits of America's Great Choreographers

By: Eichenbaum, Rose; Barnes, Clive (Foreword)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Books: 2004

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2201155

ISBN: 1588342484

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. 2004 Large Softcover. 288 pp. 9 7/8 x 9 7/8. Dramatically candid conversations about the creative life with 59 leading American choreographers. Eichenbaum's firsthand knowledge of dance, her passion for dancing and the people who do it, and her appreciation of the minutiae of lives, both everyday and Olympian, all combine to open windows onto the soul of dance and the lives of those who helped to define and shape the art in the 20th century.—Jennifer Dunning, dance critic, New York Times. Where does the impulse to create originate? What is the choreographer's respon... View more info

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People

By: Eisenstaedt, Alfred

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1979

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2261882

ISBN: 0140050736

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Faint edge wear. 1979 Soft Cover. The world-famous photographer shows his portraits of both the famous and lesser-known subjects from his celebrated career. View more info

Image for The Victory Era in Color! Rare Color Photographs of the World War II Years

The Victory Era in Color! Rare Color Photographs of the World War II Years

By: Ethell, Jeff

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Reminisce Books: 1994

Seller ID: 2272301

ISBN: 0898211271

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1994 Large Hardcover. 162 pp. Nearly 350 color images of World War II history, each with descriptive captions. At last, the lighter side of WWII in living color. Photos by soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen offer a look at military training, entertainers and world leaders, and scenes from North Africa, Italy, China, Burma, and the Pacific theater, showing women and blacks in the armed forces and depicting life on the home front as well as homecoming scenes. View more info

Image for Love and Desire: Photoworks

Love and Desire: Photoworks

By: Ewing, William E.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 1999

Seller ID: 1703159

ISBN: 081182621X

Condition: Very Good


Includes slipcase. Spine lightly creased. 1999 Trade Paperback. 400 pp. The most extraordinary visual survey of human passion ever created, Love and Desire is the long-awaited sequel to William Ewing's influential and highly successful The Body (over 150,000 sold in the U.S. alone). Here, the internationally acclaimed photography curator brings together over 300 color and duotone images that explore human intimacy in all its forms-from the innocent sensuality of a mother and child, to the group adoration of a cultural icon, to the carnal connection between the sexes. These images-both the famo... View more info

Image for Requiem: By the Photographers Who Died in Vietnam and Indochina

Requiem: By the Photographers Who Died in Vietnam and Indochina

By: Faas, Horst; Page, Tim; Halberstam, David; Arnett, Peter; Bartimus, Tad; Khuyen, Nguyen; Laurence, John; Pyle, Richard; Schoendoerffer, Pierre; Sheehan, Neil; Swain, Jon; Touhy, William

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Random House: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291140

ISBN: 0679456570

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1/4 inch jacket tear, jacket flap edges very faintly toned. Ink name on front flyleaf. 1997 Large Hardcover. 336 pp. By the Photographers Who Died in Vietnam and Indochina. Between the height of the French Indochina War in the fifties and the fall of Phnom Penh and Saigon in 1975, 135 photographers from all sides of the conflict are recorded as missing or having been killed. This book is a memorial to those men and women, and in many cases it includes the last photographs they took.--Front jacket flap. View more info

Image for Timber: A Photographic History of Mississippi Forestry

Timber: A Photographic History of Mississippi Forestry

By: Fickle, James E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Mississippi Forestry Foundation, Incorporated/University Press of Mississippi: 2004

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2206920

ISBN: 1578067103

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author with inscription: For Professor Donald Wesley Ellis--Good friend, excellent companion and aficionado of old photographs and machines. James E. Fickle, 11/16/04. A very nice copy. Half-inch tear to jacket spine-base, jacket spine-head lightly bumped, jacket very faintly toned. 2004 Large Hardcover. xv, 151 pp. This collection of black-and-white images conveys the story of human impact on Mississippi's forests from the pioneer era to the present. Photographs gleaned from public and private archives tell a visual tale of the development of Mississippi's forest industries. Histor... View more info

Image for Skiing... East and West

Skiing... East and West

By: Fischer, Helene; Laughlin, James

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Hastings House: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285877

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Small surface tear on corner of front free endpaper, 3 inch closed tear on front jacket panel, minimal loss from jacket corners. 1946 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. A collection of photographs compiled (and mostly taken) by Helene Fischer, with an introduction and comments by James Laughlin. The images, reproduced in sheet-fed gravure, feature world-famous skiers of the time, and provide some insight into the changes that have occurred in the sport in the last 75 years. Fischer's photography appeared in numerous publications, including National Geographic, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue,... View more info

Image for The North American Indians in Early Photographs

The North American Indians in Early Photographs

By: Fleming, Paula Richardson; Luskey, Judith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Borders: 1988

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2292229

ISBN: 0681465719

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Edge wear to jacket. 1988 Large Hardcover. From the first pictures, prompted by a sense of curiosity, to the later images capturing the change in the Indian way of life, these photographs document the confrontation between white and Indian cultures. The pictures, some of which have never before been published, combine with the text to provide an important history of North American Indian life. View more info

Image for Palaanthropische Physiognomien

Palaanthropische Physiognomien

By: Fotomuseum

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fotomuseum: 1993

Seller ID: 2195400

ISBN: 3930054086

Condition: Very Good


Includes book and 11 prints in publisher's slipcase. Light rubbing to slipcase. 1993 Hard Cover. German-language work on the combining of human and animal imagery. View more info

Image for Images of Early Penfield: A Collection of Photographs and Memorabilia

Images of Early Penfield: A Collection of Photographs and Memorabilia

By: Frank, Maude E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Town of Penfield: 1994

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2298864

Condition: Near Fine


1994 revised edition. A presentation copy stamped 'Compliments from Hirsch Homes'. A few light smudges on front board. We have more books available by this author!. 100 pp. A collection of historical photographs telling the story of Penfield's history as a milling community, and its transformation to an affluent suburb after World War II. Map of Penfield and town directory on endpapers, black-and-white photographs and reproductions of historical documents throughout text. View more info

Image for Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the Civil War

Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the Civil War

By: Gardner, Alexander; Bleiler, E.F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.: 1959

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2295674

Condition: Very Good


1959 reissue of 1866 original. One inch tear and half inch tear to bottom edge of front jacket panel, jacket edges rubbed. 100 photographic plates with lengthy captions, with a special introduction for this edition by E.F. Bleiler, and a subject index. Originally published in two volume, which are both included here. Mathew Brady's chief photographer during the early days of the Civil War, Gardner produced unforgettable pictures, among them Union troops in battle, Lincoln at Antietam, the ruins of Richmond, and Lee's surrender at Appomattox. One hundred of the greatest war pictures ever taken,... View more info

Image for Up & Down the River: Art & Geography of the Genesee River

Up & Down the River: Art & Geography of the Genesee River

By: Genesee Valley Council on the Arts

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Genesee Valley Council on the Arts: 1977

Seller ID: 2268445

ISBN: 0892570342

Condition: Near Fine


Faintly toned along edges. 1977 Trade Paperback. 95, [1] pp. A collection of art & photography, all focused on the Genesee River area. View more info

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1000 Photo Icons

By: George Eastman House;

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Taschen: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2298853

ISBN: 3822820970

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 2002 Hard Cover. 766 pp. A unique survey of photography from its origins until now. From a delivery boy to one of the most important industrialists in American history, George Eastman's career developed in a particularly American way. The founder of Kodak died in 1932, and left in his will his house to the University of Rochester. Since 1949 the site has operated as an international museum of photography and film, and today holds the largest collection of its kind in the world. The continually expanding photography collection contains over 400,000 images and negativ... View more info

Image for L. J. M. Daguerre: The History of the Diorama and the Daguerreotype

L. J. M. Daguerre: The History of the Diorama and the Daguerreotype

By: Gernsheim, Helmut & Alison

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Dover: 1968

Seller ID: 2281329

ISBN: 048622290X

Condition: Good


Pencil underling, crease to front wrapper. 1968 Soft Cover. In 1829, Daguerre partnered with Nicéphore Niépce, an inventor who had produced the world's first heliograph in 1822 and the first permanent camera photograph four years later.[1][2] Niépce died suddenly in 1833, but Daguerre continued experimenting and evolved the process which would subsequently be known as the Daguerreotype. It has recently been discovered that Daguerre may have mislead Niepce's son about the value of the invention in order to better claim any profits from it individually. After efforts to interest private inves... View more info