Daguerre to Dutch Photography
52. Daguerre and Niepce. Digital color enlargement (app. 4x6 inches) of blue French postage stamp, 1939 (Scott #374), commemorating first century of photography. $5.00. See illustration.
52.1. Daguerreian Annual 2014. Official Yearbook of The Daguerreian Society, 2015. 296 pages. Edition of 550 softcover copies. Lavishly illustrated with outstanding research by contributors. Topics include African-American Dress in Daguerreotypes by Karin J. Bohleke; California Gold Rush by Marcos R. Armstrong; George S. Cook Itinerant Daguerreotypist in Georgia, 1848-1850, by E. Lee Eltzroth; Early Boston Photography: Charles E. & Luther Holman Hale by Ron Polito; From Indian Territory to Hawaii, Souvenirs of a Missionary by John A. Monroe; Notes on the Henry Fitz daguerreotype self-portrait, 1839, by Wm. B. Becker; post mortem daguerreotypes by Dr. Sarah M. Iepson; polka fashions of the 1840s and 1850s by Karin J. Bohleke; collection of daguerreotypes saved from recycling center, now at Jackson Homestead Museum, in Newtown, Massachusetts; and selection of member's daguerreotypes. Bump lower right corner. $40.
52a. Daguerreotype Society Membership Directory, 1998. Names, addresses, email, etc. for historians, collectors, contemporary daguerreotypst, et al. Listed alphabetically by last name and indexed by state or country. 117 unbound looseleaf pages. Fine. $10.
52aa. Daguerreotypes. Image, Volume 40, Nos. 1-4. Special Double Issue. George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film. 1997. Entire issue devoted to Rachel Stuhlman, "Luxury, Novelty, Fidelity: Madame Foa's Daguerreian Tale," with numerous illustrations relating to the history of the daguerreotype and adultery in France, including three portraits of Daguerre. As new, $10.
52c. Daguerreotypes. Rudisill, Richard. Mirror Image: The Influence of the Daguerreotype on American Society. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1971. 1st edition, hardcover, near fine (only flaw is last page has corner cut off) with near fine, price clipped mylar protected dust jacket. 342 pages, 202 illustrations. About as nice a copy as one could find for this scarce and wonderful book; this copy was formerly in the collection of David Hunter McAlpin, although his name is not on it. Thoroughly researched, filled with fascinating detail and insights, never superceded. Includes 16 page annotated bibliography. An essential reference for any one interested in daguerreotypes, history of photography, mid-19th century American history, etc. $225.
52d. Daguerreotypes. Wood, John. The Scenic Daguerreotype: Romanticism & Early Photography. University of Iowa, 1995. 1st printing. 222 pages. [Remarkable collection of daguerreotypes from museums and private collections, showing landscape, architecture, city views, and other subjects rarely seen in early photoraphy. Daguerreotypists include Henry Negretti and Joseph Zambra (Egypt), Jules Itier (Macao, Philae), Alexander John Ellis (Rome), Calvert Jones (Margam Castle), Barthelemy-Urbain Bianchi (Toulouse), Louis Daguerre (Paris), Charles Fredericks and Weeks (Brazil), Samuel Bemis (Mt. Crawford), George H. Johnson (California), William Stroud (Norristown Fire Company), James P. Ball (Greenbriar Resort), Louis-Alphonse Poitevin (view of his house), Robert Vance (San Francisco), William and Frederick Langenheim (Girard Bank, Philadelphia), Joseph Wilhelm Pero (Lubeck), Baron Jean-Baptiste-Louis Gros (Greece), William S. Porter (Girard College), Southworth and Hawes (Boston), Henry Coit Perkins (Newburyport, 1839), Hugo Sangenwald (Honolulu), and many others.) Fine hardcover with mylar protected dust jacket, one page has a short crease in corner. $55.
52e. Daguerre, Louis J.M. Gernsheim, Helmut and Alison. L.J.M. Daguerre; The History of the Diorama and the Daguerreotype. Second revised edition with 124 illustrations. Dover, 1968. First or early printing, lacks ISBN number found in later printings of this edition. Wraps, vg+, $25.
53. Darmstadt, Germany. Darmstadt eine Bildreportage. Aufnahmen Ruth Fink. Text Willy Thonnessen. Dieses Darmstadt-Buch wurde 1960 zum hundertfunfundzwansigjahrigen Bestehehen der Firma Eduard Roether, Buchdruckerei und Verlag. Black-and-white photographs of a summer day in Darmstadt, Germany, divided into section:s Morning, Breakfast Time, Panorama, Midday, Sitting on a Park Bench, The Nursery, and Evening. 126 pages. Fine with vg+ protected dust jacket. List of photos laid in, in German, French, and English. Text of book is in German. $15.
53a. Dater, Judy and Jack Welpott. Women and Other Visions. Introduction by Henry Holmes Smith. Morgan & Morgan, 2nd ed., 1976. [Photographs of urban women, often in an exploration of their sexuality. Subjects include actress Twinka Thiebaud, photographer Linda Connor, painter Maggie Wells, and self portrait by Dater, Dater by Welpott, and Dater and Welpott together by Arnold Newman. Also includes portraits of photographer Imogen Cunningham. With chronologies for the two photographers.] Very good, shiny stiff wraps, with crimps on covers and small crease bottom right corner of front cover. Internally fine. $20.
53b. Davidson, Bruce. Central Park. Aperture, 1995. 1st ed., 1st printing, fine hardcover with near fine protected dust jacket. Photographs in wide format of people in Central Park, New York City. Issued at $40. SOLD
53.1. Davis, Phil. Photography. William C. Brown, 1972. 1st ed. with spiral bound wraps. [This is the 1st ed. of a book now in its 7th edition. With email letter from the author about the editions.] vg with slight creases and rubbing, publisher's address taped to first title page, signature of previous owner, Ed Meyers (formerly exec. editor of Popular Photography). $100.
54. Davis, Phil. Beyond the Zone System (Curtin & London, 1981, 1st ed., 2nd printing, hard cover with near fine dust jacket) and Beyond the Zone System Workbook (Curtin & London, 1981, 1st printing, wraps, vg+ with slight bump bottom of front cover). [In readily understandable language, illustrations, and diagrams, Davis explains how to get perfect negatives through senistometry, including how to read and interpret film curves, zone system theory and practice, how to run your own zone tests, etc. The workbook includes instructions on how to convert a light meter into a densitometer, as well as testing paper and film and making a "wonder wheel" of gray scales to use as a guide during photography. Very useful for serious photographers.] Two volumes, $50.
54a. DeCarava, Roy and Langston Hughes. The Sweet Flypaper of Life. [The first major publication by photographer Roy DeCarava, first issued in 1955. DeCarava was the first African American photographer to receive a Guggenheim fellowship.] Howard U. Press, 1984. First Howard U. edition. Near fine with near fine dust jacket, discreet blindstamp of previous owner on flyleaf. $300.
54aa. DeCarava, Roy. Harry Belafonte, Streets I Have Walked. RCA LSP-2696 [vinyl LP record album with cover photo of Belafonte by Roy DeCarava]. Minor ring wear on jacket, disc fine. $5.
54aa.1. Delano, Jack. Photographic Memories. Smithsonian, 1977. Autobiography of Jack Delano, renowned photographer best known for his association with Roy Stryker, who directed photography for FSA/OWI and Standard Oil. Delano later worked in Puerto Rico, where for fifty years he was photographer, filmmaker, television station director, book illustrator, cartoonist, and composer. Subjects include documentary photography; Farm Security Administration; Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands; Peru; and World War II. 1st printing, new hardcover with dust jacket. Issued at $29.95. $18.
54aaa. Demarchelier, Patrick. Patrick Demarchelier. Fashion Photography. American Photographer Master Series, Henry Horenstein, Editor. Introduction by Sean Callahan. Essay by Kathryn E. Livingston. Bulfinch/Little Brown, 1989. 1st edition, stiff illustrated wraps. [Includes stunning nudes, Cindy Crawford; Linda Evangelista; Jerry Hall; Michele Eabry; Estelle; Clotilde; Billy Joel; Martin Sheen; Gene Hackman; Brook Shields; Johnny Depp; Kim Basinger; Isabelle Adjani; Warren Beatty.] Like new, $20.
54b. Demarchelier, Patrick. O'Brien, Glenn. Patrick Demarchelier Photographs. Bulfinch/Little Brown, 1995,1996. [Stunningly beautiful b&w of men and women, inc. celebrities, some nude.] Black cloth, photo on cover.Very fine, exc. corner bump, remainder mark on top & four inch blank line (not breaking surface of picture) on right side of cover picture. Issued w/o dj at $65. $20.
54c. Denmark. Dybdahl, Vagn, et al. Erhvervshistorisk Arbog 1970. Meddelelser fra Erhvervsarkivet 21. Universitetsforlaget I Aarhus, 1970. [Economic archives in Denmark, illus. w. 19th century photos of Danish leaders, workers, street scenes, etc.] Hardcover, 172pp. vg. ex. small rubbed area on cover. $25.
55. Deschin, Jacob. New Ways in Photography. (Textbook). Blue Ribbon, 1936, reprinted 1941. Dust jacket chipped. $10.00.
55a. Di Grappa, Carol, ed. Landscape: Theory. [Robert Adams, Lewis Baltz, Harry Callahan, Paul Caponigro; Hamish Fulton, William Garnett, Eliot Porter, Art Sinsabaugh, George Tice, and Brett Weston. Full page photographs with extensive statements by each photographer. ] Lustrum Press, 1980. Large hardcover, black cloth, fine with vg+ dust jacket. A classic title from Ralph Gibson's Lustrum Press. Scarce in hard cover. $100.
56. Di Grappa, Carol, ed. Landscape: Theory. [Robert Adams, Lewis Baltz, Harry Callahan, Paul Caponigro; Hamish Fulton, William Garnett, Eliot Porter, Art Sinsabaugh, George Tice, and Brett Weston. Full page photographs with extensive statements by each photographer. ] Lustrum Press, 1980. Large softcover, very good with minor wear to corners. A classic title from Ralph Gibson's Lustrum Press. ISBN 0-912810-32-7. SOLD
56a. Disfarmer, Mike. Heber Springs Portraits: Continuity and Change in the World Disfarmer Photographed by Toba Pato Tucker. Essay by Alan Trachtenberg. University of New Mexico Press, 1996. Disfarmers' portraits of town folk in Heber Springs, Arkansas, taken in the 1930s and 1940s, together with Tucker's portraits of the same people and descendants fifty years later. A fascinating photographic book. Wraps, as new in shrinkwrap. Issued at $29.95. SOLD
56b. Dmitri, Ivan. Photography in the Fine Arts. Museum Directors' Selections for the 1965 New York World's Fair Exhibition. [Catalog for N.Y. World's Fair PFA exhibit at Kodak pavillion. Includes portraits by Karsh and of Karsh at work by Dmitri, checklist, 20 other illus. by Richard Avedon, Bert Stern, John Brook, Cornell Capa, Elliot Erwitt, Ernst Haas, Philippe Halsman, Karsh, Inge Morath, Arnold Newman, Irving Penn, John Szarkowski, Brett Weston, et al. Near fine, some foxing on rear cover, $20.
57. Doisneau, Robert. Frank Pourcel. Our Paris [Long Playing Record album, Capitol T1002, liner notes copyrighted 1954; cover is wonderful sepia tone Doisneau photo, "Kiss with Leeks," 1950 (see plate 176 in Robert Doisneau, A Photographer's Life.)] Fine, suitable for framing, music nice, too. $20.
57a. Donoghue, Peter M. The Night Line: A Memoir of Work by Ambrose Clancy. Photographs by Peter M. Donahue. New Amsterdam, 1990. ISBN 0-941533-45-X. Hardcover with protected dust jacket, ex-library with trimmed rear flyleaf, otherwise in excellent condition. Concerns taxi drivers who drive their cabs at night in New York City. Both author and photographer were professional cab drivers. Photos were exhibited at the City Museum of New York. $5.
57a.1. Doty, Robert. Photography in America. Introduction by Minor White. [Complete record of the exhibition at the Whitney Museum of Art, November 20, 1974 to Janurary 12, 1975. Described as the first attempt in New York to survey the history of the medium since Beaumont Newhall's Photography 1839-1937 at the Museum of Modern Art. Reproductions of 259 photographs by 86 photographers, including Ansel Adams; Diane Arbus; George N. Barnard; Mathew Brady; Dea Brown; Frincis Bruguiere; Wynn Bullock; Harry Callahan; Paul Caponigro; Walter Chappell; Alvin Langdon Coburn; Mark Cohen; Imogen Cunningham; Charles H. Currier; Judy Dater; Bruce Davidson; F. Holland Day; Roy DeCarava; Thomas Eakins; Alfred Eisenstaedt; Walker Evans; Frank Eugene; Robert Frank; Arnold Genthe; Emmet Gowin; Douglas Kent Hall; Charles Harbutt; Erich Hartmann; Josiah Johnson Hawes; David Heath; Robert Heinecken; Lewis W. Hine; William Henry Jackson; Simpson Kalisher; Gertrude Kasebier; Joseph T. Keiley; George Krause; Les Krims; Syl Labrot; Dorothea Lange; Russell Lee; Danny Lyon; Nathan Lyons; Man Ray; Kate Matthews; Ralph Meatyard; Duane Michals; Barbara Morgan; Wright Morris; Eadweard Muybridge; Arnold Newman; Timothy O'Sullivan; Henry S. Peck; Eliot Porter; Leland Rice; Robert Riger; Jacob Riis; Carl Roodman; Lucas Samaras; George H. Seeley; Arthur Siegel; Aaron Siskind; Ben Shahn; Charles Sheeler; W. Eugene Smith; Frederick Sommer; Albert Sands Southworth; Edward J. Steichen; Ralph Steiner; Alfred Stieglitz; Dennis Stock; Paul Strand; George Tice; Jerry Uelsmann; Adam Clark Vroman; Todd Walker; Carleton Watkins; Weegee; Jack Welpott; Brett Weston; Edward Weston; Clarence White; Minor White; Wood and Gibson; and Don Worth.] Random House, 1974. 1st edition, fine in blue cloth with vg+ protected dust jacket. $15.
57a.1.a. Draper, Louis H. Louis H. Draper: Selected Photographs. Edited by Margaret O'Reilly with essays by Gary D. Saretzky and Iris Schmiesser. Booksmart Studio & Mercer County Community College, 2015. ISBN-978-1-939026-00-2 [Monograph on the esteemed black photographer Lou Draper (1935-2002), a co-founder of the Kamoinge Group established in the 1960s to document Harlem and later the coordinator of the photography program at Mercer County Community College, NJ. Clothbound with photo mounted on cover, plus dust jacket. Issued in a limited edition of 1,500. 124 pages with numerous full page black-and-white illustrations, with a selection of Draper's photographs of the city, portraits, and abstractions. Includes chronology and other biographical information in appendices. Museums that hold Draper's photographs include the George Eastman Museum, Whitney Museum of Art,
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57aa. Dugan, Thomas. Photography Between Covers. Interviews with Photo-Bookmakers. Light Impressions, 1979. [ Syl Labrot, Nathan Lyons, Ralph Gibson, Larry Clark, Keith Smith, Joan Lyons, Eikoh Hosoe, Bea Nettles, Duane Michals, George Tice, Robert Adams, Scott Hyde, David Godine, A.D. Coleman, Sid Rapoport]. 1st ed., fine with dj. $35.
58. Duncan, David Douglas. The Fragile Miracle of Martin Gray. (Unforgettable story about courageous man who was the only member of his family to survive the Warsaw ghetto uprising, lost an eye, got married after the war but lost his wife and four children in a fire, then got hit by a car, but still remained an optimist and started another family. An inspirational story with sympathethic text and photographs by Duncan.) Abbeville/Cross River, 1979. Dust jacket. Mint. $20.
58a. Duncan, David Douglas. Prismatics: Exploring a New World. [Multiple images using special lenses, with imagery influenced by Duncan's friend Pablo Picasso.] Harper & Row, 1972, 1st ed., 12 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches, ex-library, spine label on dust jacket, rear flyleaf removed, nice ex-library copy. $5.
59. Duncan, David Douglas. Self-Portrait: U.S.A. Abrams, 1969. (The 1968 political conventions.) One pg. loose w. old tape stains.$20.
59a. Duncan, David Douglas. War Without Heroes. Harper & Row, 1970. [Vietnam war photos in high quality gravure reproductions. 1st edition. Blue cloth, sound binding, near fine, with good dust jacket that has chips on edges, top of rear inner flap cut off, and two tide lines on rear cover. Book shows no damage. Signature of previous owner on front flyleaf. SOLD
59aa. Dutch history of photography magazines (4). Nieuwsbrief. NFg. Nederlands Fotogenootschap. 4 issues: 23, 24, 25, and 28, 1998-2000. [Even if you don't read Dutch, you will enjoy looking at the pictures! Subjects include space photography, photography in China, and remarkable UFOs (flying saucer photos). Photographers include Aart Klein, D.L. Dert, Paul Citroen, Erwin Blumenfeld, Kurt Kahle, N.J. Bavelaar, Paul en Menno de Nooijer, Ellen Thorbecke, Marc Riboud, Warren de la Rue (moon photo, 1865), and Charles Conrad (astronaut). vg+, $20.