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Image for New Traditions: Thirteen Hispanic Photographers / Nuevas Tradiciones: Trece Fotografos Latinamericanos

New Traditions: Thirteen Hispanic Photographers / Nuevas Tradiciones: Trece Fotografos Latinamericanos

By: Phelan, Robert J.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York State Museum: 1986

Seller ID: 2292220

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1986 Soft Cover. The companion volume to a photography exhibit at the New York State Museum featuring thirteen Latin American photographers with bilingual English/Spanish information on the artists and their works. View more info

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New Traditions: Thirteen Hispanic Photographers / Nuevas Tradiciones: Trece Fotografos Latinamericanos

By: Phelan, Robert J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York State Museum: 1986

Seller ID: 2292221

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1986 Soft Cover. The companion volume to a photography exhibit at the New York State Museum featuring thirteen Latin American photographers with bilingual English/Spanish information on the artists and their works. View more info

Image for New Traditions: Thirteen Hispanic Photographers / Nuevas Tradiciones: Trece Fotografos Latinamericanos

New Traditions: Thirteen Hispanic Photographers / Nuevas Tradiciones: Trece Fotografos Latinamericanos

By: Phelan, Robert J.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York State Museum: 1986

Seller ID: 2292222

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed, light crease. 1986 Soft Cover. The companion volume to a photography exhibit at the New York State Museum featuring thirteen Latin American photographers with bilingual English/Spanish information on the artists and their works. View more info

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A First Book of the Lens.: An Elementary Treatise on the Action and Use of the Photographic Lens.

By: Piper, C. Welborne

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hazell, Watson, and Viney, Limited: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284904

Condition: Good


First edition. Former copy of Eastman Kodak's Business Library, with their stamp on a few pages. Light stain on edge of first and last few pages, binding repaired, front and end matter toned. 1901 Hard Cover. 170 pp. 8vo. A fairly early work on the scientific principles of the photographic lens, with diagrams throughout. View more info

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The Jews in America

By: Potok, Chaim; Cohen, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Collins Publishers: 1989

Seller ID: 2203786

ISBN: 0002153238

Condition: Near Fine


Boards lightly bowed. Jacket bumped. 1989 Large Hardcover. 223 pp. A glossy, predictable paean to American Jewry by the producers of the Day in the Life series, this oversize collection of photographs traverses the country, capturing cowboys and Soviet Jewry activists, magicians and roving rabbis. The belabored point here is that Jews have special customs--circumcision, bar mitzvah, Passover seder--that set them apart, but Jews are also as American as apple pie. Hence, many of the 197 pictures, most of them color, reiterate that Jews are just regular folk: there are cozy multigenerational shot... View more info

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Rochester and the Passing Scene: From the Files of Newspaper Photographer Fred H. Powers

By: Powers, Fred H.; Merrill, Arch

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fred H. Powers: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269647

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spot on front jacket edge, 1/2 inch closed tear on rear jacket corner with associated light crease, jacket price clipped. 1960 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. A collection of photographs from the career of Fred H. Powers, a photographer for the Rochester Times Union and Democrat & Chronicle beginning in 1937. Includes an introduction by fellow D&C employee and respected author Arch Merrill. View more info

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The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography

By: Purves, Frederick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2263574

Condition: Very Good


Desk edition. Spine base lightly bumped, jacket spine lightly toned. 1962 Hard Cover. 1298 pp. 8vo. A one-volume photographic reference including the full text and all pictorial diagrams of the original edition, comprising 2,000 entries written by 197 experts from 23 countries, and covering every aspect of photography: photographic science, industrial photography, cinematography, portraiture, equipment, history, and current activities of workers in foreign countries, as well as biographies of outstanding personalities. View more info

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Catwalking: A History of the Fashion Model

By: Quick, Harriet

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Well Fleet Press: 1997

Seller ID: 2265861

ISBN: 0785810935

Condition: Very Good


Light sticker adhesive on jacket front, jacket edges lightly bumped. 1997 Large Hardcover. 174 pp. Whereas the first models to grace the catwalks were hired from the ranks of seamstresses and paid wages on par with floor-sweepers, the model turned supermodel of the 80's and 90's has become the ultimate dream of self-made success. Catwalking is a stunning look at the world of the fashion industry and modelling, illustrated with a wealth of rare photographs and graphic material. View more info

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Orit Raff: Insatiable

By: Raff, Orit

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Daniella de-Nur: 2005

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202173

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Orit Raff without inscription on title page. 2005 Large Hardcover. 76 pp. A collection of work by the prominent Israeli photographer, focusing on bakeries as a metaphor for the cycle of life and death. Reproductions of color photographs throughout. Orit Raff creates photographs of environments described in novels with cultural, sociological and political aspects. Like a fictional photojournalist, she gathers in these sites information that crosses cultures, locations and periods, and enables her to discuss the medium of photography and its complex relations with the world of phenome... View more info

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The Hudson River: From Tear of the Clouds to Manhattan

By: Rajs, Jake; Irving, Washington; Caro, Robert; Adams, Arthur G.; Davidson, Joan K.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Monacelli Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1990768

ISBN: 1885254105

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. 1995 Large Hardcover. 272 pp. Experience first-hand the unparalleled year-round beauty and charm of this region, spanning from the magical snowy mountaintops of the Adirondacks to the glass and steel of Manhattan. In over 200 breath-taking photographs, The Hudson River follows the course of this great natural beauty, exploring its picturesque banks, historic riverfront towns and stately old mansions, and magnificent public parks and wilderness. Paired with these images are inspired writings by 19th- and 20th-century authors such as Washington Irving and Robert Car... View more info

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Mount Hope: America's First Municipal Victorian Cemetery

By: Reisem, Richard O.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Printing Methods, Inc.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293901

ISBN: 0964103303

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Two 1/4 closed tears along top jacket edge. 1994 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. There's scarcely a dull moment in the 156-year history as presented here with revelations of embezzlement, heroism, tragedy, romance, torture, brilliant achievement, suicide, adventure, pageantry, intrigue, weird happenings, fame, even cannibalism... Handsomely set forth on the following pages are 81 duotone, black-and-white photographs with 10 double-page spreads that evoke the character of this stunning place. Richard Reisem is a Rochester resident and the ce... View more info

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Collier's New Photographic History of the World's War: Includes Sketches, Drawings and Paintings Made by Artists at the Front

By: Reynolds, Francis J.; Taylor, C.W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: P.F. Collier & Son Publishers: 1918

Seller ID: 2282964

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, a few faint spots on a some pages. 1918 Large Hardcover. 128 pp. Filled with half-tones of famous WWI personalities, regiments, and battlefields after photographs taken by the official photographers accompanying each army and also containing numerous drawings and paintings by artists at the Front, this contemporary work provides a powerful and comprehensive view of the First World War. The compilation shows the war from political, cultural, and social angles, paying special attention to the conditions of the battlefields, the new weapons and technologies of the war, and the effec... View more info

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The Art and Practice of Silver Printing

By: Robinson, H.P.; Capt. Abney

Price: $100.00

Publisher: E. and H.T. Anthony: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262842

Condition: Fair


First edition. Lacks title/copyright page, a few pages repaired at binding, corners rubbed. 1881 Hard Cover. 128 pp. 29 pages of advertisements for various photographic equipment follow text. An early work on the silver gelatin process in photography, published just ten years after it was invented by Richard Leach Maddox. Illustrations in text. Contents include: Preliminary Experiments; Preparation of Albumenized Paper; The Sensitizing Bath; How to Keep the Sensitizing Bath in Order; Silvering the Paper; Washed Sensitive Paper; Cutting Paper; Printing-Frames; Preparing the Landscape Negative; ... View more info

Image for Genesee Country Scrapbook (Volume XV, June, 1976)

Genesee Country Scrapbook (Volume XV, June, 1976)

By: Rochester Historical Society

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rochester Historical Society: 1976

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2265409

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers toned, surface tear on spine. 1976 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 153 pp. A collection of photographs and sketches, accompanied by text. View more info

Image for Triptychs: Buffalo's Lower West Side Revisited

Triptychs: Buffalo's Lower West Side Revisited

By: Rogovin, Milton; Coles, Robert; Gould, Stephen Jay; Wypijewski, Joanne

Price: $75.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2199401

ISBN: 0393035883

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by photographer (Milton Rogovin) without inscription. Pages lightly toned. Jacket lightly toned. 1994 Large Hardcover. 141 pp. In the early 1970s, Milton Rogovin set out to document the neighborhood near his house. He made a series of portraits of working-class people in Buffalo's Lower West Side. Then he returned to photograph the same people in the early 1980s and again in the 1990s. The result is this remarkable and moving portrait of time and place in America. Here are fifty of an acclaimed photographer's engaging Triptychs - a visual chronicle of change, aging, endur... View more info

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Sicilian Passage

By: Roma, Thomas

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Powerhouse Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2195283

ISBN: 1576871649

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light rubbing to jacket. 2003 Hard Cover. Sicily: a land of mystery and myth. Inspired by stories told by his mother’s family, famed documentary photographer Thomas Roma left his native Brooklyn for Sicily in search of his roots in 1977. Photographing abroad on a Guggenheim Fellowship, Roma spent months at a time over the next fourteen years traversing the island, challenging himself to connect with a culture and a lifestyle completely foreign to his experience as a New York City street photographer.  In Sicilian Passage, Roma taps into the timeless essence of Europe’s agr... View more info

Image for El Negativo De La Revolucion: Vida Cotidiana

El Negativo De La Revolucion: Vida Cotidiana

By: Sanchez, Rafael Torres

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cecultah: 2010

Seller ID: 2204243

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to rear jacket. 2010 Large Hardcover. Incredible photographs of revolutionaries from the early-20th century. Spanish language text. View more info

Image for The Empire State Collection: Art for the Public

The Empire State Collection: Art for the Public

By: Sandler, Irving

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Abrams: 1987

Seller ID: 2292224

ISBN: 0810908840

Condition: Very Good


Jacket rubbed. 1987 Large Hardcover. Surveys the paintings, sculptures, and tapestries by modern artist such as Alexander Calder, Mark Rothko, Philip Guston and Isamu Noguchi. View more info

Image for Indians: The Great Photographs that Reveal North American Indian Life, 1847-1929, from the Unique Collection of the Smithsonian Institution

Indians: The Great Photographs that Reveal North American Indian Life, 1847-1929, from the Unique Collection of the Smithsonian Institution

By: Scherer, Joanna Cohan; Walker, Jean Burton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 1973

Seller ID: 2295388

ISBN: 0517511894

Condition: Very Good


Top page ridge faintly foxed, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. 1973 Large Hardcover. 190 pp. 10 3/4 x 8 5/8. Numerous beautiful black and white photographs record & detail our vanishing indigenous cultures. CONTENTS: Part I - The Way They Looked; II - The Way They Lived; III - Envoys to Washington; Map of Represented Tribes. View more info

Image for Man on Earth: The Marks of Man - A Survey from Space

Man on Earth: The Marks of Man - A Survey from Space

By: Sheffield, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273628

ISBN: 0283989564

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 1983 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Satellite images of Earth with information on the regions show. View more info

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A Camel for the Son

By: Sheikh, Fazal

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fazal Sheikh: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266157

ISBN: 0970761309

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. A very nice copy. 2001 Hard Cover. 110 pp. Fazal Sheikh (born June 27, 1965 in New York City) is an artist who uses photographs to document people living in displaced and marginalized communities around the world. View more info

Image for Two Reels and a Crank: From Nickelodeons to Picture Palaces

Two Reels and a Crank: From Nickelodeons to Picture Palaces

By: Smith, Albert E.; Koury, Phil A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279763

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket spine head and spine base chipped, jacket edges rubbed. Pages faintly toned. 1952 Hard Cover. 285 pp. 1895--The earliest days of the motion picture, when the movies were nothing more than a big box into which you dropped a nickel and took a peek--that's the beginning of Albert E. Smith's wonderfully fascinating recollections about how his freakish invention, the first movie projector, grew into a multimillion-dollar picture industry in 1925. The story of that success is a robust one, for it occurred in a rough and tumble era of cutthroat competitiveness when vision and in... View more info

Image for A Day in the Life of America: Photographed By 200 of the World's Leading Photojournalists on One Day, May 2, 1986

A Day in the Life of America: Photographed By 200 of the World's Leading Photojournalists on One Day, May 2, 1986

By: Smolan, Rick & Cohen, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Collins: 1986

Seller ID: 2279060

ISBN: 000217734X

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase and jacket. An exceptional copy. 1986 Large Hardcover. Two hundred photojournalists share images of America taken on the exact same day. View more info

Image for Sotheby's: Photographs - New York (Thursday, October 5, 1995)

Sotheby's: Photographs - New York (Thursday, October 5, 1995)

By: Sotheby's

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sotheby's: 1995

Seller ID: 2140036

Condition: Near Fine


1995 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. An auction sale catalog of photographs that makes an interesting book of photography in its own right. View more info

Image for Pittsford Scrapbook Volume One [1]

Pittsford Scrapbook Volume One [1]

By: Spiegel, Paul M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Josten's Publications: 1976

Seller ID: 2298866

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed. 1976 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 104 pp. Oblong. 8 3/4 x 10 1/4. The first in a five-volume series of historical photograph collections of Pittsford, New York, published by Josten's, best known for producing school yearbooks and class rings. Numerous historic buildings, street and canal scenes, and others related to schools, Hawley's Farm, and the town's leisure activities since its settlement in 1790. View more info

Image for Pittsford Scrapbook Volume Two [2, II]: 1900 to 1920

Pittsford Scrapbook Volume Two [2, II]: 1900 to 1920

By: Spiegel, Paul M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Josten's Publications: 1977

Seller ID: 2298867

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed. 1977 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. Unpaginated. The second in a five-volume series of historical photograph collections of Pittsford, New York, published by Josten's, best known for producing school yearbooks and class rings. Numerous historic buildings, street and canal scenes, and town businesses since its settlement in 1790. View more info

Image for U.S. Navy War Photographs: Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay [United States]

U.S. Navy War Photographs: Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay [United States]

By: Steichen, Edward; Maloney, Tom

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1980

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2295123

ISBN: 0517541904

Condition: Near Fine


Quarter inch tear along bottom edge of front jacket panel, jacket faintly toned. 1980 Large Hardcover. 128 pp. Photographs capture the activities and actions of the U.S. Navy in the Pacific during World War II and look at all aspects of naval operations. View more info

Image for Alfred Stieglitz at Lake George

Alfred Stieglitz at Lake George

By: Stieglitz, Alfred; Szarkowski, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Museum of Modern Art: 1995

Seller ID: 2297694

ISBN: 0870701398

Condition: Very Good


Ink mark on rear wrapper, pages lightly toned. 1995 Large Softcover. 111 pp. For more than a decade before World War I, Alfred Stieglitz lent much of his formidable energy to his public career as an editor, publisher, proselytizer, and art dealer. In the 1920s and 30s, he turned again to his own photography, exploring his personal world at Lake George, in the Adirondack mountains of New York, where he spent summers at a family farmhouse. He photographed the things around him--the landscape, the clouds overhead, the intimate life he led with family and friends, including Georgia O'Keefe, Waldo ... View more info

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Capture Rochester & DVD

By: The Democrat & Chronicle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pediment Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1681994

ISBN: 1597251445

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes DVD and original jacket. Very Good. 2008 Large Hardcover. The best Rochester photo book ever! How can we be sure it's the best? Check out the numbers. The Democrat and Chronicle asked its readers for Rochester photos. Local photographers responded with 25,917 of them. Then, 7,642 editors voted 1,501,279 times for their favorites. Based on the vote, the best of the best were taken to create the Capture Rochester book, a hard-bound, fine-art photography book that captures the essence of Rochester life. At 160 pages, and full of the best photos you've ever seen, it's the b... View more info

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Capture Rochester & DVD

By: The Democrat & Chronicle

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pediment Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 1897614

ISBN: 1597251445

Condition: Near Fine


Includes original jacket. Near Fine. 2008 Large Hardcover. 160 pp. The best Rochester photo book ever! How can we be sure it's the best? Check out the numbers. The Democrat and Chronicle asked its readers for Rochester photos. Local photographers responded with 25,917 of them. Then, 7,642 editors voted 1,501,279 times for their favorites. Based on the vote, the best of the best were taken to create the Capture Rochester book, a hard-bound, fine-art photography book that captures the essence of Rochester life. At 160 pages, and full of the best photos you've ever seen, it's the book all of Roch... View more info