Photography Books and Magazines. Felix Nadar to Nueva Luz.

 

124a. Nadar by Nigel Gosling. Knopf, 1976. 1st American edition. [The amazing career of French portrait photographer and aviation pioneer Gaspard-Felix Tournachon, who called himself Felix Nadar. Major monograph with 359 photographs, essential reference.] Near fine in black cloth with very good protected dust jacket. SOLD

 

125. Natali, Enrico. New American People. [Social documentary portraits.] Morgan & Morgan, 1972. Good. $15.

 

127. Nature Photography. Attenborough, David. The Living Planet: A Portrait of the Earth. [Companion to PBS Television series. Profusely illus. by Attenborough, Bruce Coleman, Tony Morrison, et al.] Little, Brown, 1984. Fine w. vg+ dj, $10.00

 

New Jersey Photographers - see Saretzky, 151h.

 

128.1. New Mexico, U.S.A. A Photographic Essay of New Mexico. Created and edited by Barbara Erdman. Designed by Mary Shapiro. Published by the Santa Fe Center for Photography, Santa Fe, New Mexico. 1st printing, 1985. Cloth, fine with dust jacket in fine condition, with gift inscription on front flyleaf. Photographs by Roswell Angier, Raymond Belcher, Kevin Bubridki, Paul Caponigro, Walter Chappell, Rahoul Contractor, Stephen Cooper, William Davis, Orlando Diaz, Helen Doroshhow, Barbara Erdman, Richard Erdoes, Michael Fahy, Ike Fordyce, Barbara Gluck, Do Greiser, James Hart, Murrae Haynes, Michael Heller, Bradner Crawford Jones, Douglas Kahn, Douglas Keats, Edward Klamm, Robert Klintworth, Barbaraellen Koch, Lisa Law, J.D. Lincoln, Carm Little Turtle, Paul Logsdon, Herb Lotz, Cissie Ludlow, Judy Ellen Moore, Beaumont Newhall, David Grant Noble, Steve Northup, Jack Parsons, Mary Peck, Deede Phillips, Bernard Plossu, Eliot Porter, Michael Rosenthal, Meridel Rubinstein, James David Ruffner, Janet Russek, Robert Saltzman, David Scheinbaum, Nicholas Decor, Barbara Simpson, Susan Steefy, Alex Traube, Barbara Van Cleve, Willard Van Dyke, Charles Venrick, Nancy Hunter Warren, John Whatley, Richard Wickstrom, Jeannette Williams, Susan Zwinger. ISBN 0-9615298. Scarce in hardcover! $25.

 

128.2. Newhall, Beaumont. Airborne Camera: the World from the Air and Outer Space. Hastings House in collaboration with The George Eastman House, 1969. Special edition for The Museum of Modern Art. Stiff illustrated wraps. Amazingly fine condition for a book of this vintage. A history of aerial photography dating back to Felix Nadar's photographs from balloons, ca. 1860, to photographs taken by cameras carried by pigeons, to early aircraft photography, on up to space photography in the 1960s. Newhall, who was closely associated with leading figures in photography such Ansel Adams, Paul Strand, and Alfred Stieglitz, and was married to the photography writer Nancy Newhall, is well known as one of the foremost authorities on the history of photography; his book, The History of Photography, went through a number of editions. He also wrote hundreds of other books and articles on daguerreotypes, the invention of photography, and myriad other topics, and served as the director of The George Eastman House. $20.

 

128a. Newhall, Beaumont. Album 6. July 1970. Special George Eastman House Issue with introduction by Beaumont Newhall and contributions by Thomas Barrow and Harold Jones. [Many of the photographs in this magazine were in an exhibition, From the George Eastman House Collection, 1774-1969. Newhall was the director of the George Eastman House at this time. The entire magazine, which is bound like a book in stiff illustrated wraps, is devoted to the Eastman House and constitutes the only available catalog for this exhibit.] Very good plus, $20.

 

128aa. Newhall, Beaumont. The Daguerreotype in America. Revised Edition. New York Graphic Society, 1968. [The revisions are listed on page 13. 83 plates with masterful daguerreotypes by Platt D. Babbitt, Southworth and Hawes, George N. Barnard, and others.] Green cloth, very good with two corner bumps, with protected dust jacket that has soiling on edges and along spine and a few very short tears on edges. Edges of text block have small light brown specks as common with this book. $40.

 

128a.1. Newhall, Beaumont. The History of Photography. Museum of Modern Art, 1964, 1978. 4th edition, sixth printing. Better quality reproductions than some other editions. Blue cloth, vg, no dust jacket. $10.

 

128b. Newhall, Beaumont. The History of Photography. Museum of Modern Art, 1982. 1st printing of 5th revised edition. VG in stiff illustrated wraps with previous owner's name on preliminary title page. $15

 

128c. Same, 3rd printing of 5th revised ed. Fine, wraps, $15.

 

Beaumont Newhall - see also History, in the H list.

 

129. Newhall, Beaumont. Image of America: Early Photography, 1839-1900. Library of Congress, 1957. [Illus. cat. for exhibit at LC that opened Feb. 8, 1957.] Wraps, as issued, fine exc. spine & edges darkened. $20.

 

129a. Newhall, Beaumont. In Focus: Memoirs of a Life in Photography. Bulfinch,/Little, Brown, 1993. [The famous photohistorian's autobiography with stories of his relationships with Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Weston, Nancy Newhall, Ansel Adams, and other photo luminaries. Well illustrated with many photos not published elsewhere. An essential reference for students of Modernist photography.] 1st ed. Hardcover with mylar protected dust jacket. Name of previous owner on preliminary title page, mylar protected dust jacket has a very short closed tear at bottom rear corner and a short crease at bottom of back cover. Book does not appear to have been read, almost like new except for minor imperfections noted. $35.

 

129b. Newhall, Beaumont. In Plain Sight. Foreword by Ansel Adams. Peregrine Smith, 1983. 1st edition. Fine with gift inscription on front flyleaf. Protected price-clipped dust jacket has edge wear. [Newhall's photographs, including portraits of notable photographers such as Edward Weston, Brett Weston, Ansel Adams, Bill Brand, Paul Strand, Charles Sheeler, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Arthur Siegel.] $15.

 

130. Newhall, Beaumont. Photography 1839-1937. NY: Museum of Modern Art, 1937. One of 3,000 copies. First edition of Newhall's history of photography, this hard cover book served as the catalog for a landmark exhibit at MoMA, the first survey of the history of the medium. It was revised in 1938 and then again several more times in future decades, with the third and subsequent editions titled, "The History of Photography." As the first of Newhall's books, this volume is of singular importance in the literature of photography. Moderate wear at extremities, otherwise fine. $100.

 

130.1. Newhall, Beaumont. Photography: A Short Critical History,1839-1937. NY: Museum of Modern Art, 1938. One of 3,000 copies. Second revised and emended edition of Newhall's 1937 history of photography, issued as the catalog for the survey exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art, for which Newhall was unable to get the participation of Alfred Stieglitz. Stieglitz was pleased with Newhall's curatorial efforts and the 1938 edition includes a frontispiece by Stieglitz, whose endorsement of Newhall had long-term effects on the historiography of photography. Newhall's book was revised again several more times in future decades, with the third and subsequent editions titled, "The History of Photography." As the second edition of of Newhall's first book, with important changes, this volume is of singular importance in the literature of photography. Moderate wear at spine tips, otherwise fine. $85.

 

130a. Newhall, Beaumont and Nancy. Masters of Photography. Barziller, 1958. [Inc. Hill and Adamson, Southworth and Hawes, Cameron, O'Sullivan, Gardner, Stieglitz, Steichen, Atget, Strand, Weston, Salomon, Lange.] 1st ed. Better reproduction quality than the reprint. Fine w. edge torn and chipped dj. $50.

 

130aa. Same, Park Lane reprint, 1981. Fine with near fine dust jacket. $15.

 

130b. Newman, Arnold. Arnold Newman, Faces USA. Foreword by Thomas Thompson. Amphoto, 1978. [Based on a photo competition for the prototypical American face, Arnold Newman went out and took pictures of the winning subjects. In an appendix, this book also includes the photos of the faces submitted by the amateurs.] Near fine, hard cover with vg mylar protected dust jacket that is chipped at one corner. Small red remainder mark at top of text block. $20.

 

131a. Newton, Helmut. Olivia Newton John, Soul Kiss. (Record album w. front and back covers by Newton; back cover shows singer as a dominatrix). MCA 6151, mfd. by RCA. Sealed. $10.

 

131bb. Nixon, Nicholas. Robert Coles (text) and Nicholas Nixon (photos). School. [Includes students at the Boston Latin School, Perkins School for the Blind, and a school in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Little, Brown, 1998, 1st ed. fine with dust jacket. Still in original shrinkwrap. $35.

 

131b.1. Norberg, Marc. Black and White Blues. [ Superb portraits of blues musicians such as Eddy Clearwater, Mark Naftlalin, Billy Boy Arnold, Saffire, Lil Ed, John Lee Hooker, Sunnyland Slim, Jimmy Rogers, James Cotton, Charlie Musselwhite, Jerry Portnoy, Luther Guitar Junior Johnson, Bob Margolin, Hubert Sumlin, Johnnie Johnson, Junior Wells, Jimmy Johnson, Lady Bianca, Lowell Fulson, Taj Mahal, Odetta, Jerry Ricks, Dave Van Ronk, John Hammon,d, Johnny "Clyde" Copeland, Sue Foley, Pee Wee Crayton, Albert Collins, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Anson Funderburgh, Sam Myers, Marcia Ball, Charles Brown, Buckwheat Zydeco, John Mooney, Earl King, Robert Cray, Joe Louis Walker, Duke Robillard, Kim Wilson, Jimmy Thackery, Ronnie Earl, Larry McCray, Holmes Brothers, Robert Jr. Lockwood, Pinetop Perkins, Memphis Slim, B.B. King, Honeyboy Edwards, Joe Williams, Koko Taylor, Big Daddy Kinsey, Snooky Prior, Otis Clay, Buddy Guy, Otis Rush, Etta James, Willie Dixon, and others.] Graphis, 1995. Wraps, fine with custom made mylar jacket. $50.

 

131c. Norfolk, Simon. Afghanistan: chronotopia. Dewi Lewis Publishing, 2002. Ninth edition. [Large format monograph with color photographs, the pictures were made in December 2001 and in May 2002 won the European Publishers Award for Photography.] Hard cover with dust jacket, bumped on top and bottom of spine, o/w fine, $30.

 

131d. Norman, Dorothy. Intimate Visions: The Photographs of Dorothy Norman. With an essay by Miles Barth and introduction by Dorothy Norman. Chronicle/ICP, 1993. 1st printing in stiff wraps with custom made 4-mil polyester protector. Fine condition. Includes photographs by Norman of her mentor and close associate, Alfred Stieglitz, as well as photographs by Stieglitz of Norman. Also portraits of many luminaries in Norman's circle, including Sherwood Anderson, Bernard Berenson, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Bowles, Bertolt Brecht, Martin Buber, John Cage, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Marc Chagall, Harold Clurman, Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, Charles Demuth, Theodore Dreiser, Marcel Duchamp, Albert Einstein, Louis Fischer, Waldo Frank, Indira Gandhi, Morris Graves, Elia Kazan, Beatrice Lamb, Carlo Levi, Andre Malraux, John Marin, Thomas Mann, Lewis Mumford, Jawaharlal Nehru, Isamu Noguchi, Jacques Prevert, Luise Rainer, Hans Richter, Stephen Spender, Gerald Sykes, Edgard Varese, and Richard Wright. Plus photographs of An American Place; New York City; India; Cape Cod; flowers, et al. SOLD

 

132. Notman, William. Roger Hall, Gordon Dodds, and Stanley Triggs. The World of William Notman: The Nineteenth Century Through a Master Lens. [Lavishly illus. monograph on best known 19th cent. Canadian photographer; issued at $75. Godine, 1993. Mint in shrinkwrap. $50.

 

132.1. Nudes. Kelly, Jain. Nude: Theory. Photographs and Essays by Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Harry Callahan, Lucien Clergue, Ralph Gibson, Kenneth Josephson, Andre Kertesz, Duane Michals, and Helmut Newton. Lustrum, 1979. Black cloth binding, fine, with mylar protected dust jacket that has wear, mostly along top edge. Presumed 1st ed., as no later printings indicated. $35.

 

132.2. Nudes. Nude Photographs 1850-1980 by Constance Sullivan. Essays by Robert Sobieszek and Ben Maddow. Harper & Row, 1980. 1st ed., 1st printing. [Photographers: Fr. J. Moulin; Braquehais; Eugene Durieu; Roger Fenton; Nadar; Baron Wilhelm von Gloeden; Eadweard Muybridge; Thomas Eakins; Edgar Degas; Clarence H. White; Alfred Stieglitz; F. Holland Day; Edward Steichen; Frank Eugene; Edward Weston; Imogen Cunningham; Dorothea Lange; Margrethe Mather; Atget; E.J. Bellocq; Baron Adolph de Meyer; Brassai; Henri Cartier-Bresson; Martin Munkacsi; Frantisek Drtikol; Paul Outerbridge; Hans Bellmer; Man Ray; Laszlo Moholy-Nagy; George Platt Lynes; Roger Parry; Francis Bruguiere; Andre Kertesz; Manuel Alvarez Bravo; Paul Strand; Minor White; Walter Chappell; Harry Callahan; Frederick Sommer; Todd Walker; Emmet Gowin; Aaron Siskind; Joel Meyerowitz; David Hockney; Henry Wessel, Jr.; Robert Mapplethorpe; Tod Papageorge; Roger Mertin; Linda S. Connor; Sheila Metzner; Art Sinsabaugh; Richard Benson; William Eggleston; Richared Pare; Robert Heinecken; and Anonymous.] Fine in cloth with near very good protected dust jacket with edge chips and wear at extremities. Large heavy book, excellent quality reproductions. $20.

 

132a. Nueva Luz. Premier Issue, Volume 1, Number 1, Winter 1985. Featured photographers: Sophie Rivera, Tony Mendoza, Kenro Izu. 11x17, very good with small piece missing from lower right edge on cover. $20.