Photography Books and Magazines. Michael O'Connor to Bill Owens.
133. O'Connor, Michael, ed. The Image Bank: How You Can Recognize and Use Visual Elements to Produce More Powerful Photographs (Amphoto, 1983), hard cover with dust jacket, first edition, first printing. In addition to tips, this very finely reproduced book includes excellent quality reproductions of photographs by numerous exceptional photographers, including Bill Binzen, Sonja Bullaty, Robert Farber, Franco Fontana, Alfred Gescheidt, Douglas Kirkland, Angelo Lomeo, Jay Maisel, David Muench, Shirakawa, Pete Turner, John Vachon, Christian Vogt, and many others. Fine condition with dust jacket that has slight edge wear and one short tear at top of spine. Book issued at $24.95. $20.
134. Ohringer, Frederic. A Portrait of the Theatre. Merritt, 1979. [Portraits of well known actors, actresses, and playrights.] Fine w. dj exc. first few pages bound upside down.SOLD
135. Optics. Hardy, Arthur C. & Fred H. Perrin. The Principles of Optics. McGraw-Hill, 1932. [Inc. chapters on photography, sensitometry, and photographic lenses.] Fine, no dj, 12th printing, prev. owner's name, $15.
135a. Optics. Lockett, Arthur & H.W. Lee. Camera Lenses. Pitman, 1937. Wraps, vg, $10.
135b. Orkin, Ruth. Horizon, Spring 1967, hard cover magazine featuring photographic portfolio on Jacob Riis Playground in New York City by Ruth Orkin. Also, Two Thousand Years of War in Viet-Nam; The Trojan War; Twilight Princess and the Sun King; Michaelangelo Pistoletto; Andrew Wyeth’s Portraits; James Mallord William Turner paintings; Troglodytes; Konrad Lorenz; Robinson Crusoe’s island; Willa Cather, “The Meatax Girl; and others. Book plate of previous owner on front flyleaf, moderate wear at extremities, internally fine. $5.
136. O'Sullivan, Timothy. Timothy O'Sullivan. America's Forgotten Photographer by James D. Horan. Bonanza, 1966. Fine w. dj. $40.
136a. O'Sullivan, Timothy. Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy O'Sullivan by Toby Jurovics; Carol M. Johnson; Glenn Willumson; and William F. Stapp. Yale University Press, 2010. Issued to accompany an exhibition at the Smithsonian. 1st printing, fine w. protected dj. $30.
136aa. Ovo Magazine. Issue 50, Portraits, November 1983. This beautiful large format Canadian publication features work by Louise Abbott, Claire Beaugrand-Champagne, Roland Beniak, Guy Borremans, Francois Brunelle, Pierre Charbonneau, Stephanie Colvey, D.R. Cowles, Judith Crawly, Pierre Gaudard, Margery Gochnauer, Jacques Goulet, Shela Greenberg, Normand Gregoire, Pamela Harris, Edward Hillel, Lynne Johnston, Jacques Lafond, Ron Levine, Arnaud Maggs, Normand Metivier, Lynn Murray, Vincenzo Pietropaolo, Denis Plain, James Rae, Luc Robitaille, Charlotte Rosshandler, Chuck Samuels, August Sander, David Saxe, Gabor Szilasi, Guy Turcot, John Walker (of Georgia O'Keeffe), and Helena Wilson. VG- condition with spine chips and corner wear. $10.
136b. Owens, Bill. Suburbia. [Bill Owens was one of the first photographers to make suburban living his subject matter. This book of photographs taken in Livermore, California, has been recognized as a classic in its genre and a key publication of 1970s photography.] Straight Arrow Books, 1973, Softcover edition, 1st printing. Ex-library with spine label and clear library tape along spine. Good condition with shelf wear on edges and slight indentations on covers. Card pocket removed from rear cover. Listed in Roth, Book of 101 Photography Books. A good copy of a scarce and important book. $95.