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Photography, Part 1 - Monographs

(ABBOTT A14163)
Van Haaften, Julia and Berenice Abbott. BERENICE ABBOTT Photographer: A Modern Vision. 96 pp., 49 b&w plates, checklist. Intro. by Julia Van Haaften. This selection includes portraits of Edna St. Vincent Millay, James Joyce, Leadbelly, and others and photos of New York City; 4to, wraps. First ed. New York Public Library 1989. Mint. $22.50 [Order]

Barcelona. Fundacio La Caixa. LAURA AGUILAR. 40 pp. exhib. cat., illus., bibliog. In Spanish and English. Aguilar is a contemporary California lesbian photographer who uses her body and the medium of self-portraiture to explore issues of class, eroticism and our relationship with landscape. Uncommon and important monograph. Sq. 8vo, stapled wraps. First ed. January 16-March 1, 1998. As new. $60.00 [Order]

(ANDERSON, M A14977)
ANDERSON, MARILYN, photos (with text by Jonathan Garlock). Granddaughters of Corn: portraits of Guatemalan women. 127 pp., 78 b&w plates, 9 addit. text illus., notes, list of plates, glossary, bibliog. Outstanding photos and text. 4to, wraps. First ed. Willimantic, Curbstone Press, 1988. About fine. $19.50 [Order]

Eskildsen, Ute, et al. ELLEN AUERBACH: Berlin, Tel Aviv, London, New York. 104 pp., 95 duotone illus., plus approx. 18 photos of artist, biog., exhibs. Dual lang. text in English / German by Susanne Baumann (interview with Auerbach), Renate Schubert, Jean Christophe Ammann. 4to, cloth, d.j. Munich and New York, Prestel, 1998. As new. (Fine, in fine d.j.) $22.50 [Order]

Goldberg, Vicki. MARGARET BOURKE-WHITE: A Biography. 426 pp., 54 illus., notes, index. Fine detailed biography of this underrated American photographer. Stout 8vo, cloth, d.j. First ed. New York, Harper and Row, 1986. Fine/About fine (Corner of dustjacket flap creased). $22.50 [Order]

(BRAVO A8422)
BRAVO, LOLA ALVAREZ. The Frida Kahlo Photographs. 117 pp., 50 b&w illus. Intro. and interview by Salomon Grinberg. Sq. 8vo, stiff wraps. Washington, D. C., National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1991. About fine. $17.00 [Order]

Weaver, Mike. JULIA MARGARET CAMERON 1815-1879. 160 pp., 147 illus. plus text illus., contextual chronol., notes, bibliog. Fine monograph written to accompany traveling exhibition under the auspices of the British Arts Council. Small sq. 4to, cloth, d.j. First U.S. ed. Boston, Little, Brown / NYGS, 1984. Fine crisp copy, in fine d.j. $25.00 [Order]

(CARREY A11335)
CARREY, BOBBI. Consciousness Razing. One of the signed original limited edition of 20. Assistant to Walker Evans, and recipient of grants from the NEA and Yaddo, Carrey was included in over 40 major photography exhibitions of the 1970's such as Women of Photography at the San Francisco Museum of Art (1975). This image remains one of the most well-known feminist photographs of the mid 70's, and a prime example of her layered image-text work of that period. Black & white photograph 11 x 14" (image size 10 x 13"), unframed in archival mat. 1975. A fine rich original print in fine condition. $500.00 [Order]
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New Plymouth (New Zealand). Govett-Brewster Art Gallery. Go Girl: FIONA CLARK. 38 pp plus 50 pages of plates (most in color), biog., exhibs. Interview with Clark; texts by David Lyndon Brown, Blair French. Clark's photographic series of transvestites Dance Party, shot (and censored) in the mid-70s, alongside updated images wherever possible of the same subjects from decades later. 4to, self wraps. First ed. October 12-November 8, 2002. As new. $35.00 [Order]

Dublin. Irish Museum of Modern Art. HANNAH COLLINS: a worldwide case of homesickness. (14 pp.) exhib. cat., 12 color illus. Published to accompany Collins's solo exhibition at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, this catalogue reproduces the small-scale color images and the texts of diary entries made by the artist while in Poland and Byelorussia. Collins was the winner of Britain's Turner prize for illusionistic room-scale architectural photo installations, quite different from this intimate work. 12mo, heavy card boards, stamped in blue, double spiral metal binding. First ed. July 20-October 6, 1996.. About fine new copy. $17.50 [Order]

Malde, Pradip. IMOGEN CUNNINGHAM: The Poetry of Form. 95 pp., 75 beautiful b&w plates. Folio, cloth, d.j. Schaffhausen, Stemmle, 1993. Mint. $55.00 [Order]

(DIVANT A7069)
DIVANT, KAY. Body Velocity: Reproductions of poems & objects. 88 pp., 22 b&w illus. Divant's second book of poems, accompanied by her photographs. Sq. 8vo, wraps. Portsmouth (NH): Geanie, 1989. Fine. $35.00 [Order]

GREEN, RENEE. After The Ten Thousand Things (Signed and dated by artist). Unpag. (approx. 80 pp.) text with over 125 pages of photographs in color and b&w. Dual lang. in English and Dutch throughout. 8vo, wraps. Limited ed. of 1000. The Hague, Stroom, 1994. About fine new copy. $80.00 [Order]

(GRUNER A18233)
Mexico City. Centro de la Imagen. SYLVIA GRUNER Collares & Reliquias. 120 pp. exhib. cat. on contemporary Mexican photographer, performance artist and sculptor, biog., bibliog. Texts in Spanish / English by Kellie Jones, Cuauhtemoc Medina, Osvaldo Sanchez. Sq. 8vo, self-wraps. 1998. About fine (touch of rubbing at corner tip of front cover). $15.98 [Order]

HALEY, CYNTHIA. Syncopated Lives: Selected Stories from Songs of My People. 32 pp., exhibition catalogue 14 b&w photos by Haley. Oblong 4to, stapled wraps. Washington, D.C., Smithsonian, 1992.. Fine. $5.00 [Order]

(HORN, RONI A13945)
Columbus. Wexner Center for the Arts. RONI HORN: Earths Grow Thick. 105 pp., richly illus. with full-page photos. Includes texts by bell hooks, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Judith Hoos Fox, Roni Horn, Amada Cruz, Sarah J. Rogers, Sherri Geldin. 4to, pictorial self-wraps. 1996. About fine. $35.00 [Order]

(JACOBI A18240)
Greve, Ludwig. LOTTE JACOBI: Berlin / New York. 224 pp., over 200 duotone illus., biog., chronol., bibliog., index. Covers the entire span of Jacobi's career from the early years in Berlin to her later years (d. 1990). Substantial text. English language edition. 4to, cloth, d.j. Berlin: Das Verborgene Museum Nicolai, 1998. Fine/Fine. $70.00 [Order]

(JACOT A10643)
JACOT, MONIQUE. Femmes de la Terre. 184 pp., 170 b&w illus., mostly full-page. A moving unromanticized photodocumentary by an important contemporary French photographer on the hardworking role of women in the farmlands of France and Switzerland. Text by Christophe Gallaz and Charles-Henri Favrod. In French. Large oblong 4to, cloth, d.j. Le-Mont-sur-Lausanne, Jean Genoud, 1989. Mint. $45.00 [Order]

Hannover. Kestner-Gesellschaft. ASTRID KLEIN: Photoarbeiten 1984-1989. 68 pp., 27 illus., biog., exhibs., bibliog., checklist. Text by Noemi Smolik and Carsten Arhrens. In German. Important contemporary photographer. 4to, stiff card wraps. 1989. As new. $27.00 [Order]

Stuttgart. Wurttembergischer Kunstverein. ASTRID KLEIN: utopien denunzieren. 36 pp. 31 illus. (2 in color), biog., exhibs., bibliog. Text by Ulrich Loock. In German. Important contemporary German photographer. Large sq. 4to, stiff wraps. First ed. 1984. V.G.+ (brief rubbing along spine edge). $20.00 [Order]

(LAMERS A16739)
Rotterdam. Centrum Beeldende Kunst. INE LAMERS: Fotowerken / Photoworks 1990-1991. Unpag. exhib. cat., 7 works, all beautifull illus. in color (single frame, triptych and diptych double portraits), biog., exhibs., awards, commissions. Dutch woman photographer (b.1954) who takes simple yet highly charged conceptual color portrait photographs of people and hotel rooms. Dual lang. text in Dutch and English by Camiel van Winkel. 4to, pictorial wraps, binding handtied with white cord. Ed. of 750. 1992. Fine. $27.50 [Order]

Lowe, Sarah M. TINA MODOTTI: Photographs. 160 pp. exhib. cat., 148 duotone plates, bibliog. The first comprehensive study of the evolution of Modotti's work. 4to, cloth, d.j. First ed. New York, Abrams and Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1995. New. $30.00 [Order]

(NESHAT A18989)
Milani, Faraneh. SHIRIN NESHAT. 87 pp., beautiful plates. Excellent detailed text. Shirin Neshat (b. Iran, 1957) is best known for her self-portrait photographs in which she appears in a body-covering black chador, covered with hand-written script and her subsequent poetic films about women and men, set in vast symbolic social spaces, with extraordinary soundtracks. Oblong, wraps. Milano, Charta, 2001. New. $16.00 [Order]

(NOGGLE A11004)
Grover, Janice Zita and Van Deren Coke. Silver Lining: Photographs by ANNE NOGGLE (Signed by Artist). x, 195 pp. Foreword by Van Deren Coke. Includes texts by Noggle. Important contemporary American photographer. Self-portraits and portraits of mostly older women. Sq. 4to, cloth, d.j. First ed. SIGNED by Noggle on title page. Albuquerque, Univ. of New Mexico Press, 1983. Fine/Fine. $60.00 [Order]

PIPER, ADRIAN. Colored People, A Collaborative Book Project. (142 pp.), 1 pp., text, approx. 128 illus. A visual artist's book and meditation on racism. Photographs solicited from 16 artists, curators, critics, and other art world denizens, each crayon colored by Piper. Nicely printed on verso only. Includes multiple images of Lucy Lippard, Jane Farver, Sam Gilliam, Clive Phillpot, Howardena Pindell, et al. Small stout 4to, wraps. As issued. Ed. of 1000. London, Book Works, 1991. About fine. $50.00 [Order]

(RAVID A9839)
RAVID, JOYCE. Here and There. iv, 103 pp., 87 hand-colored photographs of still-lifes, objects, panoramic views. The first book of an immensely gifted young photographer. Sq. 4to, cloth, d.j. First ed. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. Fine/Fine. (Pub. at $30.00). $21.00 [Order]

(SEDWICK, J A15900)
Cambridge. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College. Women of Courage: An Exhibition of Photographs by JUDITH SEDWICK (Signed). Signed and dated by Sedwick at the opening of the first exhibition venue in New York. 64 pp. catalogue of a traveling exhibition of photographs, based on the Black Women Oral History Project. 56 color photos by Sedwick, plus 17 b&w historic photos, brief biogs. of the accomplishments of these ground-breaking women in all fields of work. Her subjects include among others: full-page photos of painters Clementine Hunter and Lois Mailou Jones as well as novelist Dorothy West and actress Etta Moten Barnett. 4to, wraps. First ed. 1984. About fine. $45.00 [Order]

Cruz, Amanda et al. CINDY SHERMAN Retrospective. 219 pp., 82 color and 69 b&w illus., plus 38 additional text figures in color and b&w, excerpts from Sherman's notebooks, selections from contact sheets, and Polaroid studies. Scholarly texts by Amada Cruz, Amelia Jones and Elizabeth Smith. The most important publication to date on Sherman's work. 4to, wraps. Thames & Hudson, 2000. As new. $17.50 [Order]

SHERMAN, CINDY. Fitcher's Bird. 32 pp., 16 color photos by Sherman, 15 full-page. An artist's retelling of a story from the Brothers Grimm. Sq. 4to, cloth, d.j. First ed. New York, Rizzoli, 1992. Fine/Fine. $18.00 [Order]

Chicago. Museum of Contemporary Art. LORNA SIMPSON: For the Sake of the Viewer. 79 pp., 29 illus., 14 in color, chronol., bibliog. Important contemporary African American postmodern photographer. Oblong 4to, wraps. First ed. New York, Universe, 1992. Fine. $25.00 [Order]

(SIMPSON A17796)
New York. Josh Baer Gallery. LORNA SIMPSON. Unpag. (11 pp.) exhib. cat., 6 full-page color plates, biog., exhibs., bibliog. Text by Kellie Jones. Uncommon and important.. Oblong 4to, stapled wraps. 1989. Near fine bright clean copy. $95.00 [Order]

(SIMPSON A19394)
Willis, Deborah. LORNA SIMPSON (Signed by artist). 72 pp., 33 plates, most in color, biog., exhibs., bibliog. Text includes interview with the artist, afterword by Andy Grundberg. Signed copies are extremely scarce. Oblong 4to, wraps. First ed. San Francisco, Friends of Photography (Untitled 54), 1992. Fine. $100.00 [Order]

(SIMPSON A17476)
Willis, Deborah. LORNA SIMPSON: Untitled 54. 72 pp., 33 plates, most in color. Biog., exhibs., bibliog. Text includes interview with the artist, afterword by Andy Grundberg. 4to, wraps. San Francisco, The Friends of Photography (Untitled 54), 1992. As new. $18.00 [Order]

SIMPSON, LORNA. Untitled 1996 (Original Signed Print). Original full-color electrostatic heat transfer print on wool felt, Sheet: 12 x 15 x 1/4 in. image; 8 3/4 x 12 1/4 in. Ed. of 250. Signed, dated, numbered in pencil on recto. Printed by Steps Productions. Sheet size: 12 x 15 x 1/4 in. image; 8-3/4 x 12-1/4 in. Limited numbered ed. of 250. 1996. Fine. $495.00 [Order]

(SMITH, A A14804)
Armstrong, Richard. ALEXIS SMITH. 244 pp., 227 illus., 191 in color, exhibs., bibliog. Texts by Armstrong and fictional biography of the artist by Amy Gerstler. The first full retrospective of this collage and appropriation artist. 4to, cloth, d.j. New York, Whitney Museum of American Art and Rizzoli, 1991. Fine/Fine. $35.00 [Order]

Boston. Institute of Contemporary Art. Home: Photographs by SHELLBURNE THURBER / JIM HODGES: every way (Video). A documentary on two artists:Thurber's recent project photographing empty and often decaying "grand" houses in the South. Jim Hodges, New York-based artist brings together material and imagery to create elegiac memorials to temporality and ephemeral experience. Bogdanov, Branka, Director and producer. NTSC-VHS 25 min. In English. Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art, 1999. New. $30.00 [Order]

(ULMANN A10759)
ULMANN, DORIS and ROBERT COLES. The Darkness and the Light: Photographs by DORIS ULMANN. 111 pp., 57 photos, mostly full-page. A beautiful collection of Ulmann's photos of Appalachia and the Gullah region of South Carolina. Preface and sequence of photos for this book by William Clift, with text "A New Heaven and a New Earth" by Robert Coles. 4to, cloth, d.j. New York, Aperture, 1974. Fine/Fine. $70.00 [Order]

(VAN PARYS A14368)
De Keyser, Eugenie. Pas perdus dans Bruxelles. Photographies du debut du siŔcle: GERMAINE VAN PARYS. 90 pp., numerous illus. in b&w. Text by Eugenie De Keyser. Images from 1926-31 by Belgian woman news photographer and war correspondent; includes numerous images of women workers. Scarce. 4to, pictorial wraps. Edition of 3000. Bruxelles, Monique Adam, 1979. As new. $55.00 [Order]

Boston. Boston University Art Gallery. Telling Histories: Installations by ELLEN ROTHENBERG and CARRIE MAE WEEMS. viii, 43 pp., 16 full-page color plates (8 by each artist), plus 16 text illus., notes. A substantial critical text by Mary Drach McInnes; 3 pp. text of the Carrie Mae Weems installation. Multi-media pieces by Rothenberg in conjunction with Weems' installation of wall-size photographs printed on muslin banners. 4to, wraps, in pictorial parchment dustjacket. First ed. 1999. As new. (Pub. at $25.00). $20.00 [Order]

Philadelphia. The Fabric Workshop and Museum. CARRIE MAE WEEMS. 40 pp., 3 color plates plus cover plate, approx. 22 b&w illus. Includes several series from 1991-93: Africa, Landed in Africa, Slave Coast, and the installation piece The Apple of Adam's Eye. An important contemporary diasporic vision of journeying. Intro. by Mary Jane Jacob; text by Weems; important essay by bell hooks. Dual lang. English / French. Published to accompany the Carrie Mae Weems exhibition at the 10th International Dakar Biennale in Senegal. Oblong 4to, pictorial wraps. First ed. N.d. (c. 1994). Fine. $22.00 [Order]

Piche, Jr., Thomas and Thelma Golden. CARRIE MAE WEEMS: Recent Work, 1992-1998. 151 pp., 81 full-page or double-page plates (most in color), biog., bibliog. Covers all the important series of the 90s: Sea Island Series, Africa Series, From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried, Who What When Where, and Ritual & Revolution. The scarce first clothbound edition, withdrawn from publication before copies were fully distributed, and destroyed. 4to, cloth, d.j. First edition. Everson Museum of Art and Braziller, 1998. Fine/Fine. $220.00 [Order]

Tuscaloosa. Sarah Moody Gallery of Art. CARRIE MAE WEEMS: In These Islands, South Carolina, Georgia. 68 pp., 42 illus., 4 in color, interspersed with text, biog., exhibs., bibliog., checklist. Intro. William T. Dooley; essay by Houston Baker, Jr. Photographs of the Gullah Islands and ceramic plates printed with text, interspersed with text and song. Scarce. Oblong 4to, self-wraps. Ed. of 2500. 1994. Fine copy. $90.00 [Order]

(WILLIS A15653)
Tucson. Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona. Encounters 6: DEBORAH WILLIS: African American Extended Family. Gatefold card, 4 color plates, biog. exhibs. Statements by Willis about her mixed media work and text by Trudy Wilner Stack. Scarce. Sq. 8vo, card. September 18-November 6, 1994. Fine. $25.00 [Order]

Hirsch, Faye, et al. LISA YUSKAVAGE. 40 pp. exhib. cat., 17 color illus., biog., bibliog. Text by Faye Hirsch; interview with the artist by Chuck Close. 8vo, wraps. Ed. of 2000. Santa Monica, Smart Art Press, 1996. Near-fine clean tight copy. $90.00 [Order]

Photography, Part 2 - General Books

(AKRON A8485)
AKRON. Akron Art Institute. Into the 70's: Photographic Images by Sixteen Artists / Photographers. 80 pp., 64 illus., 5 in color, biogs., exhibs., colls., publications. Includes: Barbara Blondeau, Betty Hahn, Joan Lyons, Joyce Neimanus, Scott Hyde, Nicholas Dean, Jerry Uelsmann, Weegee, Tom Wilson, et al. Small oblong 4to, stiff wraps. 1970. V.G.+. (Covers lightly scuffed.) $17.95 [Order]

(Aperture A9389)
Aperture. Aperture 16:1 (1971). 64 pp. Contains: portfolio of 15 photographs by Claudia Andujar Love "Xicrin indians of the Amazon Basin"; 18 photos of Peru by John Cohen; 7 photos by Edward Ranney of Machu Picchu; review of Bruce Davidson's East 100th St. Small sq. 4to, stiff wraps. 1971. About fine. $22.50 [Order]

(Aperture A18225)
New York. Aperture. Aperture 156 (Summer 1999) Male / Female. This issue contains photos by Ana Mendieta, Tracey Moffat, Shirin Neshat, Adrian Piper, Sylvia Plachy, Lorna Simpson, Cindy Sherman, Laurie Simmons, Mary Ellen Mark, Mariko Mori, Carrie Mae Weems, Maarten Vanden Abeele, Juan Carlos Alom, Alexander Apˇstol, David Armstrong, Eve Arnold, Richard Avedon, Tina Barney, Letizia Battaglia, Cecil Beaton, Claude Cahun, Elinor Carucci, Helen Chadwick, Marianne Courville, Gregory Crewdson, Imogen Cunningham, Bruce Davidson, Jesse DeMartino, Philip-Lorca DiCorcia, Elliott Erwitt, Paul Fusco, Anna Gaskell, Robert Gligorov, Burt Glinn, Nan Goldin, Janine Gordon, Peter Hujar, Mimmo Jodice, Seydou Ke´ta, Gyorgy Kepes, Barbara Kruger, Clarence John Laughlin, Annie Leibovitz, Robert Mapplethorpe, Will McBride, Baron Adolf de Meyer, Yasumasa Morimura, Nic Nicosia, Nicholas Nixon, John O'Reilly, Luigi Ontani, Jaime Palacios, Richard Prince, Man Ray, Miguel Rio Branco, Herb Ritts, Walter Rosenblum, Paolo Roversi, David Salle, Lucas Samaras, Gary Schneider, David Seymour, Sandy Skoglund, Dennis Stock, Paul Strand, Laureana Toledo, Ronald Treager, David Wanderman, Andy Warhol, Garry Winogrand. 4to, wraps. 1999. Fine. $10.00 [Order]

(BANERJI A18639)
BANERJEE, MUKULIKA. The Sari. viii, 279 pp., beautiful color plates, notes, glossary, bibliog., index. The text contains many personal testimonies about the interaction between women and their saris. 4to (9.5 x 8.6 in.), cloth, d.j. First ed. Oxford, Berg, 2004. Fine crisp new copy, in about fine d.j. (faint handling). $27.50 [Order]

(BOSTON A19840)
BOSTON. Institute of Contemporary Art. Points of View: recent work by 25 area photographers. Slender printed brochure with brief text and index of artists, portfolio of 25 separate b&w photographs printed on postcard size card stock, contained in white card folding cover. Curated by Susan R. Channing. Included: David Akiba, David Batchelder, Bill Burke, Joseph De Maio, Stephen Frank, Benno Friedman, Henry Horenstein, Robert Hower, Joel Katz, Gus Kayafas, B.A. King, Kipton Kumier, Wendy Snyder, Elaine Mayes, Alan Melnick, Chester Michalik, Lee Post, Dennis Purcell, Rosamond Wolff Purcell, Richard Rogers, Derrick Te Paske, Cary Wasserman, John Weiss, Stephen Wicks, Kelly Wise. 12mo, stapled covers, cards, cover. Complete as issued. March 9-April 8, 1972. As new. $17.00 [Order]

BRETTLE, JANE and SALLY RICE, eds. Public Bodies, Private States: New Views on Photography, Representation and Gender. 171 pp., 24 plates, most in color. Texts are by British writers including Janet Wolff, Mary Kelly, Hilary Robinson, Pennina Barnett, Gilane Tawadros. Large 8vo, wraps. Manchester Univ. Press, 1994. As new. $27.00 [Order]

BUURMAN, GON and PAMELA PATTYNAMA. Poseuses: Vrouwenportretten / Portraits of Women. 128 pp., 92 full-page b&w photographs of individuals and couples. A complex exploration of lesbian sensibility. Extensive self-questioning text by Buurman as well as critical text by Pattynama. Sq. 4to, wraps. First ed. Amsterdam, An Dekker, 1987. Near-fine (corner creased.) $20.00 [Order]

COLLEGE PARK, MD. University of Maryland Art Gallery. Terra Firma - Susan Brenner, Nancy Fried, Lorna Simpson, Kiki Smith, Faith Wilding, Barbara Zucker. 20 pp exhib. cat., 6 color plates. checklist of 34 works in painting, sculpture, photography. Intro. by Terry Gipps, with short essays on each artist by a different critic: Brenner (Wendy Grossman); Fried (Margaret Wilkerson); Simpson (Renee Ater); Smith (Mary Jo Aagerstoun); Wilding (Kimberly Gladfleter; and Zucker (Martha Bari). Oblong 4to, stapled wraps. First ed. January 15-March 2, 1997. V.G. + (soft partial creasing upper corner, else clean fine copy). $20.00 [Order]

DAYTONA BEACH. Southeast Museum of Photography. Fresh Work. 24 pp., 19 contemporary photographers (including 8 women),19 plates, checklist of over 100 works, statement by each artist. Outstanding fresh selection of avant-garde work. Includes: Liz Birkholz, Deborah Brackenbury, Maryjean Viano Crowe, Caroline Feyt, Stephen Golding, Sharon Green, Victoria Hirt, Cliff Leonard, Stephen Marc, et al. The inaugural show of an exciting biennial. Sq. 8vo, die-cut lettered wraps. First ed. 1996. Fine. $8.00 [Order]

DAYTONA BEACH. Southeast Museum of Photography. Fresh Work 2. 20 pp., 14 contemporary photographers,17 plates, checklist, statement by each artist. Text by Alison Nordstrom. Avant-garde work - a mix of straight photography, video, hologram projection, and images fixed on uncommonly used media such as vinyl. Includes: Colette Copeland, Susan Evans, Stephanie Gibbs, Nancy Goldring, Kathy Kissik, Elizabeth Kunreuther, Shu-Min Lin, Laurie Long, Luis Mallo, Vicki Ragan, Stephen Sollins, et al. Sq. 8vo, stapled wraps. First ed. 1998. Fine. $8.00 [Order]

(Grand Street A16655)
STEIN, JEAN, ed. Grand Street 60: Paranoia. 280 pp. This issue includes artwork by Adrian Piper (Decisions, Decisions), Melvin Way, Vladimir Kovenatsky (portfolio of drawings on heavy cardstock), Heinrich Anton Muller, Paul Lafolley, Tom Sachs; photos of Antonin Artaud and the Rodez Asylum. Texts by Nora Okja Keller (on the Japanese comfort women prostitution camps), David Foster Wallace, Fiona Shaw, Salvador Dali, John Waters on David Cronenberg's Shivers, and more. Large 8vo, wraps. 1997. About fine. $20.00 [Order]

GRONINGEN (The Netherlands). Stichting Fotografie Nooderlicht. NAZAR: Photographs from the Arab World. 253 pp. blockbuster exhib. cat,, 168 color plates, 132 b&w illus. Beautifully printed. Curated by Wim Melis. Important survey of contemporary avant-garde Arab photography, mostly by expatriate artists. Texts by Michket Krifa, Negar Azimi, Issam Nassar, Isolde Brielmaier, Issa Touma, Peter Lewis, Sherifa Zuhur. Photographers include: Lalla Essaydi, Hala Elkoussy, Youssef Nasil, Issa Touma, Kamel Dridi, Anas Al-Shaikh, Ahmed Jadallah, Noel Jabbour, Van Leo, Marc Garanger, Paul Blackmore, Wouter DeRuytter, Alison Bradley, Barry Iverson, Diana Matar, Reza, Benjamin Lowy, Mansoora Hassan, Monique Jacot, Laura Junka, and dozens of others. In English, with Arabic text translation. Small sq. 4to, papered boards, lettered cloth spine. As issued. First ed. Noordlicht. As new. $45.00 [Order]

INSELMANN, ANDREA. A Second Look: Women Photographers of the Gernsheim Collection. 158 pp., 141 color and b&w illus. In English. Outstanding collection of international avant-garde 20th century photographs by women. Small 4to, stiff wraps. First ed. 1993. As new. $25.00 [Order]

(MAGGIA, F A11465)
Commune di Fiorano Modenese (Italy). Castello di Spezzano. Il luogo e la memoria / The Site and the Memory: Landscape as contemporary experience. 71 pp. exhib. cat., illus. Group exhibition curated by Filippo Maggia. Texts by Maggia and Dan Graham. Artists include: Gina Pane, Luigi Ghirri, Paolini, Penone, Basilico, Sugimoto, Struth. In Italian / English. 8vo (24 cm.), stiff wraps. First ed. Milan, Charta, 1996. Fine. $25.00 [Order]

(MANN A11754)
MANN, MARGERY. Women of Photography: An Historical Survey. 128 pp., 50 plates, biog. notes. A major survey curated by Margery Mann and Ann Noggle, and an impressive reference work which includes numerous important photographers of the 60s and 70s whose reputation has only deepened with the passage of time. Berenice Abbott, Diane Arbus, Alice Austen, Ruth Bernhard, Margaret Bourke-White, Julia Margaret Cameron, Imogen Cunningham, Judy Dater, Nell Dorr, Gisele Freund, Laura Gilpin, Lotte Jacobi, Dorothea Lange, Mary Ellen Mark, Lisette Model, Tina Modotti and Doris Ulmann to name just a few. 4to, wraps. San Francisco, Museum of Art, 1975. Near fine (small corner bump, else tight clean bright copy). $40.00 [Order]

Mollgaard, Lou. KIKI: Reine de Montparnasse. 334 pp., 10 b&w photos. In French. The hard-to-find biography of the mesmerizing model and artiste who inspired Man Ray, Fernand Leger and so many others during the heyday of Montparnasse after World War I. Solid copy of scarce title. In French. 8vo, wraps. Paris, Robert Laffont, 1988. V.G. Coffee stain on outer bulked edge and inside of front cover, affecting 2 corners, otherwise internal pages are tight and clean. $45.00 [Order]

(MONK A3328)
MONK, LORRAINE. The Female Eye/coup d'oeil feminin. 192 pp., 180 photos, approx. 55 in color, by 82 Canadian women photographers. 4to, cloth, d.j. Ottawa, National Film Board of Canada, 1975. Near-fine in v.g. d.j. with several short closed tears. Signed by one of the photographers. $45.00 [Order]

(NETTLES A11233)
Bethlehem. Moravian College. Gifts: A Retrospective of Works by BEA NETTLES. 20 pp. exhib. cat., b&w illus., checklist of 41 works, with two colored kwikprints tipped in, biog., grants, colls., exhibs. Text by Charlene Engel; brief artist's statement. Oblong 4to, stapled wraps. 1983. Fine. $30.00 [Order]

(NEW YORK A19465)
NEW YORK (NY). Studio Museum in Harlem. Home: Contemporary Urban Images by Black Photographers. 26 pp. exhib. cat., 12 full page b&w illus., exhib. checklist of 89 works. Text by Sharon Patton. Artists include: Jules Allen, Dawoud Bey, Dennis Olanzo Callwood, Eralie Hudnall, Jr., Brent Jones, Marilyn Nance, John Pinderhughes, Jeffrey Scales, Lewis Watts, Carrie Mae Weems and Pat Ward Williams. 4to, stapled wraps. First ed. September 16-December 30, 1990. Fine. $25.00 [Order]

(NEW YORK A19767)
NEW YORK. Bette Stoler Gallery. Vera Lehndorff & Holger Truzsch: Oxydationen. 20 pp. exhib. cat., 11 full-page color plates, 3 b&w illus., biogs., exhibs., bibliog., checklist of 26 works. Beautifullly printed on heavy glossy paper stock. Text by Robert Hughes. Photographic series from a 1978 collaboration between body painter/actress Vera Lehndorff (Blow-up) and photographer Holger Truzsch. The images of Lehndorff as a kind of decayed stone statue absorbed into the post-industrial squalor of the old Fish Auction Hall in Hamburg are beautiful and deeply elegiac, yet uttlerly contemporary in feeling. Sq 8vo, stapled wraps. First ed. 1985. As new. $37.50 [Order]

(NEW YORK A19385)
NEW YORK. Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Waking Dream: Photography's First Century. xxii, 384 pp., 275 b&w illus. and duotone photos. Ed. Maria Morris Hambourg, P. Apraxine, M. Daniel, et al. Published in conjunction with the international exhibition of the photography collection of the Gilman Paper Company. The artists represented include Fenton, Lewis Carroll, Julia Margaret Cameron, Nadar, Baldus, Le Gary, Matthew Brady, O'Sullivan, Watkins, and many more. Large 4to, cloth, d.j. Third printing. New York, Abrams, 1993. Fine, in fine dustjacket. $55.00 [Order]

(NEW YORK A19204)
NEW YORK. New Museum of Contemporary Art. Picturing the Modern Amazon. 176 pp., color and b&w illus. Exhibition organized by Laurie Fierstein, Joanna Frueh and Judith Stein. Texts by Michael Cunningham, Nathalie Gassel, Leslie Heywood, Irving Lavin, Maxine Sheets-Johnstone, Al Thomas, Jan Todd, Steve Wennerstrom, and Carla Williams. Many images of African American body builders. Several Black artists and photographers included: Renee Cox, Turtel Onli, Alison Saar, Clarissa T. Sligh, Deborah Willis (along with artists such as Matthew Barney, Andres Serrano, Louise Bourgeois, Nicole Eisenman, Annie Leibovitz, Nancy Spero, Cindy Sherman and comics artists Robert Crumb, and many more.) 4to, cloth, d.j. March 30-June 25, 2000. As new. $10.00 [Order]

(NEW YORK A14615)
NEW YORK. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Rrose is a Rrose is a Rrose: Gender Performance in Photography. 234 pp., hundreds of beautifully printed illus., some in color. Texts by Jennifer Blessing, Carole-Anne Tyler, Sarah Wilson, Nancy Spector, Judith Halberstam, with a picture essay by Lyle Ashton Harris. Large A study of gender representation in photography from the Surrealists to the 1970s in Europe and America. Photographers include Barney, Beaton, Brassai, Claude Cahun, Hannah Hoch, Klauke, Lynes, Man Ray, Madame Yevonde, Janine Antoni, Nan Goldin, Lyle Ashton Harris, Robert Mapplethorpe, Markay, Annette Messager, Molinier, Morimura, Catherine Opie, Samaras, Cindy Sherman, Sieverding, Van Lamsweerde, et al. 4to, cloth, d.j. First ed. New York, Abrams, 1997. Fine/Fine (Pub. at $65.00). $45.00 [Order]

(NEW YORK A19667)
NEW YORK. White Box. Everyday Hellas. 48 pp. exhib. cat., page of images and biog. for each artist. Group exhibition of contemporary Greek photographers, mostly born in the 60s and 70s. Texts by curator Heather Kouris, Thanassis Moutsopoulos, Marina Petronoti. Dual lang. in English / Greek. Included: Manolis Babousis, Despina Christou, Kostas Ioannidis, Nikos Kanarelis, Irini Karayannopoulou, Christina Katsari, Panos Kokkinias, Dimitra Lazaridou, DeAnna Maganias, Eleni Maligoura, Ioanna Myrka, Constantinos Papamichalopoulos, Paris Petridis, Yiannis Theodoropoulos, Dimitris Tsoublekas. 8vo, wraps. June 3-July 3, 2004. New. $17.50 [Order]

(NEWMAN, C A14539)
NEWMAN, CATHY. Women Photographers at National Geographic (Signed). A special copy SIGNED by 6 of the NGS women photographers. 271 pp., lavishly illus. throughout. The text covers approximately 40 major photographers from 1914 to the present. Important new information about women in photography. Sq. 4to, leather, d.j. First ed. Washington, D.C., National Geographic, 2000. Fine / About fine (small peel to lamination upper rear corner). $140.00 [Order]

(Obscura A18437)
Los Angeles. Center for Photographic Studies. Obscura Vol. 2, no. 1 (September-October 1981). 63 pp. plus advertisements. This issue consists of 7 photobooks by Judy Levy, Grey Crawford, James Sandall, Barbara Rosenthal, Karen O'Hearn, George Grady, Babs Baker. Scarce. Oblong 8vo, wraps. 1981. V.G. $35.00 [Order]

PALMQUIST, PETER E. Bibliography of Writings By and About Women in Photography. vi, 332 pp., 3271 entries, with a bibliography of periodicals and books, fully indexed. Unique and valuable reference. 8vo, illus. wraps. 2nd revised expanded ed. Limited to 300 copies. Arcata, Peter Palmquist, 1994. As new. $45.00 [Order]

(PARIS A4062)
PARIS. ARC Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. Photographie France Aujourd'hui. Unpag. [94 pp.) exhib. cat., 31 illus. (5 in color), biog., exhibs. for each of the 16 contemporary photographers included. Intro. essays by the curator of each thematic section: Christian Caujolle, Jean-Franšois Chevrier, Herve Guibert, Carole Naggar and Michel Nuridsany. Photographers included: Bernard Faucon, Roland Laboye, Gilles Peress, Dominique Auerbacher, Pierre de Fenoyl, Franšois Hers, Raymond Depardon, Dominique Issermann, Jean-Claude Larrieu, Martine Barrat, William Betsch, Michel Maoifiss, Tom Drahos, Alain Fleischer, Bernard Guillot and Eva Klasson. Small 4to, wraps. November 30, 1982-January 16, 1983. Fine. $40.00 [Order]

(PARKETT A15106)
Zurich. Parkett. PARKETT 46 (1996) Collaborations: Richard Artschwager / Cady Noland / Hiroshi Sugimoto. 208 pp., plus ads. 12 pp. insert (6 double page color photo and color panel combines) by John M. Armleder; very extensive texts on Artschwager, Cady Noland and Sugimoto; article on Irwin Wurm; memorial text on Gilles Deleuze by Robert Fleck. In English / German. Large 8vo, wraps. First ed. 1996. About fine. $30.00 [Order]

(RICE A18390)
RICE, SHELLEY, ed. Inverted Odysseys: Claude Cahun, Maya Deren, Cindy Sherman. xi, 168 pp., 56 illus. (18 in color). Intro. Lynn Gumpert; texts by Lucy R. Lippard, Jonas Mekas, et al. Includes the full text of Cahun's Heroines, published here in the first English translation. Important conjunction of three women artists of different generations who explore the fragmentation of the self through performative role-playing and other strategies. 4to, self-wraps. First ed. Cambridge, MIT Press, 1999. About fine new copy. (Pub. at $35.00) $17.00 [Order]

ROCHESTER. George Eastman House. Photography 64. Unpag. (46 pp.) exhib. cat., lovely full-page illus., biogs. 25 photographers including: Lange, Brett Weston, Man Ray, Brandt, Atget, Evans, Frank, Siskind, Steichen, Strand, Moholy-Nagy, et al. Ed. by Nathan Lyons. Sq. 4to, stiff wraps. 1964. Near-fine. $25.00 [Order]

SYRACUSE. Light Work. Contact Sheet 92. 24 pp., Features five contemporary American photographers: Pamela Vander Zwan, Danny Tisdale, Peter Max Kandhola, Bob Haggart, Deborah Willis-Kennedy. Sq. 8vo, wraps. 1992. Fine. $15.00 [Order]

SZARKOWSKI, JOHN. Mirrors and Windows: American Photography Since 1960. 152 pp., over 100 photographers represented, including numerous women and African-American photographers. Historically important exhibition of contemporary photography.. Oblong 4to, wraps. 1978. Near fine. $17.50 [Order]

(WIEN A18952)
WIEN. Atelier Augarten, Osterreichische Galerie Belvedere. Making Nature. 100 pp., 49 illus. (37 in color), artist biogs., checklist of works. Extensive texts by Gernot Bohme, Hans Dickel, Ernst Poppel, Dieter Buchhart, Petra Shrock, Anna Karina Hofbauer, Toni Kay, Alexander Horwath. 18 European and American artists collaborated to create this exhibition which addresses the issue of nature in their work: Volker Andresen, Dieter Buchhart, Mark Dion, Gloria Friedmann, Alfred Graf, Aleksandar Battista Ilic, Toni Kay, Victorine Muller, Olaf Nicolai, Kristin Reynisdottir, Igor Sacharow-Ross, Wilhelm Scherubl, Gunther & Loredana Selichar, Diana Thater, Mike Tyler, Lois Weinberger. In German. Oblong 8vo, wraps. 2001-2002. Near fine (partial corner crease front cover).. $17.00 [Order]

(WILLIS A18736)
WILLIS, DEBORAH, ed. Black Photographers, 1940-1988, An Illustrated Bio-Bibliography (Signed by Deborah Willis). 483 pp., over 350 illus. The most comprehensive collection to date. Indispensable reference work with unparalleled research. A scarce attractive copy with no markings. Large stout 4to, pictorial papered boards. No d.j. (as issued.) New York, Garland, 1989. About fine (faint spine sunning.) $225.00 [Order]

(WILLIS A4447)
WILLIS, DEBORAH, ed. Picturing Us: African American Identity in Photography. 209 pp., approx. 34 b&w illus. Text and analysis by seventeen writers, critics, and filmmakers from Angela Davis to bell hooks and Kathe Sandler. 8vo, 1/4 cloth, d.j. New York, The New Press, 1994. As new. (Pub. at $22.95). $6.00 [Order]

WINSTON-SALEM. Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. Personal Narratives: Women Photographers of Color. 16 pp. exhib. cat., 9 b&w illus. (including cover plate), checklist of 30 works. Intro. by Jeff Fleming; excellent texts by Farah Jasmine Griffin and Fatimah Tobing Rony. Includes: Lorraine O'Grady, Coreen Simpson, Lorna Simpson, Clarrissa T. Sligh, Carrie Mae Weems, Pat Ward Williams, Deborah Willis. 4to, stapled wraps. First ed. 1993. As new. $30.00 [Order]

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