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Browse our range of rare, signed first edition photo books, from Ansel Adams to Paul Wolff.

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  1. Montparnasse.

    Montparnasse.

    Frankfurt am Main & Stuttgart: 1995

    First edition, first printing. Signed on a label to the verso of the photograph in ballpoint pen by Gursky. The majority of the photographs were not signed. Our photograph with this publication is framed in a black wooden frame and glazed both sides. Published in conjunction with a 1995 exhibition at Portikus Frankfurt am... Learn More
    £4,000

    Stock Code: 81293

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  2. Women are Beautiful.
    First edition, first printing. The scarcer cloth issue of this classic collection of street scenes with women (Women are Beautiful was also issued in wrappers). Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 112548

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  3. In Boksburg.
    First edition, first impression. Signed by the photographer on the title page. Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 112296

    signed

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  4. Nothing Personal.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 112198

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  5. The Sino-Japanese Hostilities 1937, [together with;] The Sino-Japanese Hostilities Shanghai 1937. Index.
    First edition of the complete set of 200 silver gelatin photographs issued by the Ah Fong Photography Studio, recording the brutal siege and conquest of Shanghai by the Japanese at the opening of the Second Sino-Japanese War. Extremely uncommon, OCLC records a copy with just 100 prints at Cornell, and another similar in... Learn More
    £8,500

    Stock Code: 111970

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  6. Shooting Sex.
    First edition, published in a limited edition of 3,000 copies for the UK market and 2,500 for Europe and the US. A candid autobiographical account of his experiences with his subjects, alongside his erotic photographs. Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 110148

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  7. Air of Glory.
    First edition, first impression. Quite scarce in nice condition. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 111742

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  8. Photographs 1930-1970.
    First US edition, first printing. Originally published the previous year in Germany under the title Herbert List: Fotografia Metafisica. Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 109791

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  9. Mixed Moments.
    First edition, first impression Learn More
    £125

    Stock Code: 109159

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  10. Diane Arbus.
    First edition, first printing. This copy is the first printing with the plate titled Two Girls in Identical Raincoats, Central Park, N. Y. C, 1969 which was suppressed in subsequent printings. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 112583

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  11. Jazz.

    Jazz.

    Pasadena: [1987]

    First edition, first printing, one of 4,000 copies. With accompanying text by Leonard Feather and Terry Southern. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 105843

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  12. LaChappelle Land.

    LaChappelle Land.

    London & New York: 1996

    First UK edition, first impression. A superb large-format publication showcasing the vibrant colour-saturated photography of David LaChapelle. Once dubbed the Fellini of photography, LaChapelle has worked for the most prestigious international publications and has been the subject of exhibitions in both commercial galleries... Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 112392

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  13. Sand and Sea in Arabia.
    First edition, first impression of Lewis's second book, a photo-essay which originated from a partly failed spying mission when Lewis was asked by the British Foreign Office to photograph Yemen. Although Lewis and his two travelling companions were denied entry to the country at the port of Hodeida they somehow managed to... Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 112345

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  14. Photographs.
    First UK edition, first impression. Inscribed by the photographer on the title page to the book's publisher: "To Thomas Neuraph [sic], Bruce Davidson". Thomas Neurath is the son and stepson of the founders of Thames and Hudson, Walter and Eva Neurath. He became the company's managing director in 1967 and its chairman in... Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 112311

    signed

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  15. Representative American Yachts.
    First editions, extremely uncommon. OCLC lists just six copies of the first, all in the United States, two copies of the 1893 supplement and a few copies of subsequent portmanteau editions. A superb collection of images of some the great yachts of a Golden Age of American boat-building. Missouri-born and Dartmouth College-educated,... Learn More
    £6,500

    Stock Code: 112236

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  16. Animals in Motion.
    An early edition of this important book in the history of photography and cinematography. Animals in Motion was originally published in 1899, preceding its sister title, Humans in Motion, by two years. Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 107605

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  17. Die Soldaten des Führers im Felde.
    First edition. Stereographically illustrated popular account of the invasion of Poland. A superb example retaining the flimsy, rather dull, and consequently rarely encountered jacket. Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 111904

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  18. Reconnaissance Wales
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 107317

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  19. Toward a Social Landscape.
    First edition, hardcover issue of this catalogue published to coincide with the exhibition "Toward a Social Landscape" which opened in December 1966 at the George Eastman House of Photography, New York. The catalogue is split into separate portfolios to showcase the work of the five contemporary photographers included in... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 107201

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  20. Anonyme Skulpturen. Eine Typologie technischer Bauten.
    First edition, first printing. Widely regarded as their magnum opus, the Bechers' first monograph of their photographs of industrial structures followed the catalogue of the same title which accompanied the 1969 exhibition at the St Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 110929

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