Photography Books and Magazines. Panama to Richard Pratt.
136c. Panama. Heald, Jean Sadler. Picturesque Panama: The Panama Railroad, The Panama Canal. No publisher, privately printed by Curt Teich & Co., 1928. Profusely illus., 126 pp., corner of last page missing, not affecting text, o/w fine. Insc. as gift from author & educator Carl Van Doren (1885-1950) to Philip A. [Damon?], Apr. 15, 1935. $100.
136d. Parks, Gordon. A Poet and His Camera. Preface by Stephen Spender. Introduction by Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr. Viking, 1968, 1969. Ex-library, mylar covered dust jacket, spine label, rear flyleaf removed, otherwise vg+. Nice portrait of Parks on back of dust jacket. $7.50.
136e. Parks, Gordon. Gordon Parks, Voices in the Mirror: An Autobiography. Doubleday, 1990. 1st edition. 352 pages. The 13th book by Parks, who is known mostly as a Life magazine photographer but who is also a poet, film maker, composer, and painter. He also wrote the music and libretto for the ballet, "Martin." Although he never graduated high school, Parks, by the time this book was published, had received more than fifty honorary doctorates and awards, including the National Medal of Arts, presented to him by President Ronald Reagan in 1988. Parks tells the story of his struggle up the ladder and his early association with Roy Stryker of the Farm Security Administration and later Standard Oil, his subsequent career at Life magazine, where he was reponsible for shooting the annual fashions in Paris, photographing Ingrid Bergman during the filming of a film in Italy; and his memories of the Black Panthers, Malcolm X, Elijah Muhammed, Stokely Carmichael and other activists. His work as director of Shaft, the first Hollywood film directed by a Black American. And many other interesting stories. This copy is in vg+ ex-library condition with dust jacket protector taped to book, spine labels, rear flyleaf removed. $10.
137. Pause, Walter. Segen der Berge. Stuttgart: Verlag Stahle & Friedel, 1959. (The mountains and high country of Europe in photographs by noted German photographers Heinz Mueller-Brunke, C.L. Schmitt, et al. Text in German. Illustrated boards in color, inside photos in black-and-white.) No dust jacket, as issued? Fine. $30.
138. Penn, Irving. Record Album: Peter Frampton, I'm in You. A&M SP4704. Color cover portrait by Irving Penn. Disc vg+, cover good+, some wear which doesn't significantly detract from photo. Nice item for framing. $2.
138.1 Petruck, Peninah R., ed. The Camera Viewed. Writings on Twentieth-Century Photography. Volume 1: Photography Before World War II. E.P. Dutton, 1979. 1st printing in wraps. Ex-library copy with wear to extremities and creases on covers, still excellent for reference. Includes texts by Jonathan Green re Camera Work; Alfred Stieglitz , Looking for Mr. Stieglitz, from Twice a Year; Georgia O'Keeffe, Stieglitz (1949); Carl Sandburg, Steichen the Photographer (1929); Marius de Zayas, Photography (1913); Paul Strand, Painting and Photography (1963); Calvin Tomkins re Strand; Edward Weston, Photographic Art (1942); Andy Grundberg re Weston; Charles Millard re Charles Sheeler; interview with Walker Evans (1971); Roy Stryker re FSA; Moholy-Nagy, New Instrument of Vision (1932); Caroline Fawkes re Moholy; John Fraser re Atget; John Fuller re Atget and Man Ray; Man Ray, Photography Is Not Art (1943); Joe Deal interview with Horst (1975) re fashion photography; Walter Benjamin, The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction (excerpt, 1936). With illustrations by Gertrude Kasebier, Clarence White, Edward Steichen, Russell Lee, and others including some of the writers. $20.
138b. Pfahl, John. Permutations on the Picturesque. No. 49, Robert B. Menschel Photography Gallery, Syracuse University, 1997. Exhibit catalog of 20 computer-enhanced Iris prints. Wraps, as issued, near fine, $15.
138ba. Pfahl, John. Picture Windows. Introduction by Edward Bryant. New York Graphic Society/Little Brown, 1987. 1st ed. Cloth with protected dust jacket. Ex-library, spine labels on dust jacket skillfully removed, no rubber stamps, crease on preliminary title page, rear flyleaf trimmed, otherwise nice copy. (Issued at $40) $25.
138ba.1. Philadelphia. Old Philadelphia in Early Photographs, 1839-1914 by Robert F. Looney. 215 prints from the collection of the Free Library of Philadelphia. Dover, 1976. Photographs by John Moran, William H. Rau and other photographers. Remarkably clear views from the early days of photography, including daguerreotypes and albumen prints from glass negatives. VG in illustrated wraps, possibly 1st edition, lacks ISBN number on reprints. 228 pages. $10.
138ba.2. Phillips, John. A Will to Survive. Israel: The Faces of Terror 1948. The Faces of Hope Today. Foreword by Golda Meir. Afterword by Teddy Kollek. Dial/James Wade, 1977. Photos of the War of Independence by noted Life Magazine photographer. 1st printing in stiff wraps, ex-library, otherwise vg. $5.
138b.1. Phillips de Pury & Company. Photographs. April 23/24 2004. Auction catalog. 122 pages. 268 lots, all illustrated. Approximately 11x14 inches. Photographers include Berenice Abbott, Adam-Salomon, Robert Adams, M. Alvarez Bravo, Diane Arbus, Eugene Atget, Richard Avedon, R. Ballen, Lewis Baltz, Tom Baril, Cecil Beaton, B. & H. Becher, Ilse Bing, Karl Blossfeldt, Erwin Blumenfeld, Guy Bourdin, Margaret Bourke-White, Bill Brandt, Brassai, Harry Callahan, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Larry Clark, Chuck Close, Gregory Crewdson, Imogen Cunningham, Robert Demachy, R. Dijkstra, Robert Doisneau, Frantisek Drtikol, T. Eberle, William Eggleston, A. Ehrhardt, Elliot Erwitt, Walker Evans, Louis Faurer, Andreas Feininger, Larry Fink, S. Fleury, robert Frank, Lee Friedlander, Adam Fuss, Mario Giacomelli, A. Goldsworthy, Emmet Gowin, R. Hallensleben, Horst, Peter Huhar, A. Hutte, P. Keetman, S. Keita, Andre Kertesz, J. Klauke, B. Kolko, Dorothea Lange, L. Lawler, David Levinthal, Helen Levitt, Annie Liebovitz, Peter Lindbergh, Herbert List, Danny Lyon, Robert Macpherson, Madam Yevonde, Man Ray, Sally Mann, e. Mannikko, robert Mapplethorpe, Joel Meyerowitz, Richard Misrach, Lisette Model, Tina Modotti, Lucia Moholy, C. Mollino, A. Morell, Vic Muniz, S. Neshat, Helmut Newton, B. Owens, N. Parkinson, Irving Penn, Pierre et Gilles, Elliot Porter, Richard Prince, A. Renger-Patzsch, Leni Riefenstahl, Milton Rogovin, T. Ruff, August Sander, J. Sasse, Stephen Shore, M. Sidibe, Arthur Siegel, Aaron Siskind, Frederick Sommer, Edward Steichen, Otto Steinert, Lou Stettner, Alfred Stieglitz, thomas Struth, Josef Sudek, Hiroshi Sugimoto, W.H.F. Talbot, F. Thiel, W. Tillmans, H. Van Meene, Andy Warhol, Carleton Watkins, Todd Webb, Weegee, Dan Weiner, J. Welling, Edward Weston, Garry Winogrand (many). Minor rubbing on cover, otherwise fine. $20.
138bbbb. PHOTO magazine No. 252, September 1988. Published in France, text in FRENCH. Featuring sections on the first erotic photographs (stereographic daguerreotypes), Arles by Jeff Dunas, Coke bust in Rio de Janeiro, Syria photoreportage by Yves Gellie and Pascal Maitre, Tour du France bicycle race, Cheyco Leidmann, Manarchy sensual photography, and more. In good condition with spine crimps and moderate wear to extremities. $10.
138c. The Photo Reporter, Jacob Deschin, ed. and principal photographer. 4 issues: 3:10 (Oct 1973 ), 4:5 (May 1974), 4:8 (Aug 1974), and 4:11 (Nov 1974). Photography scene news, expecially in (but not limited to) New York, at the beginning of the boom in interest in photography in the early 1970s. Articles include story on Berenice Abbott show at the Witkin Gallery (with new photos by and of Abbott), Lecture by Paul Caponigro (with photos of him at signing of his Portfolio II), Minor White exhibit at M.I.T., with photo of him at the exhibit marking his retirement, selections by Leonard Freed, Marc Riboud, et al. from exhibit, "Jerusalem: City of Mankind," the "Manhattan Now" exhibit with photos by Andre Kertesz, Evelyn Hofer, Mark Feldstein, et al., new photography in Japan, Ansel Adams retrospective, Marc Kaczmarek nude studies, Nicholas Muray at IMP/GEH, obituaries and photos of Henry M. Lester, Augustus Wolfman, and Nancy Newhall, Arnold Newman retrospective, opening of Alfred Stieglitz Gallery in Soho, and much more, including listings of exhibits in New York City. vg to fine, $20.
138c.1. Photographic Portfolio. Volume 2, Number 2. (Formerly DallasPhoto Magazine). June 1979. Featuring portfolios by Christopher Bryan, Frank Sutter, Arthur Shelton; Rick Hublein, and Jeff Rowe. vg- with crease in one corner of cover and light shelf wear. $10.
138c.2. Photographies (French magazine). Number 33, June 1991. Robert van der Hilst; Rene Jacques; Toni Catany; Dahinden; Hasselblad 205 TCC; George Vercheval; Jean-Marc Tingaud; Stephane Coutell; portraits taken in Belgium; Christophe Galatry; David Hiscock; et al. Text in French. Very good. Blank adhesive mailing label on cover. $10.
138d. Photojournalism. Eyes of Time: Photojournalism in America by Marianne Fulton. With contributions by Estelle Jussim, Colin Osman, Sandra S. Phillips, and William Stapp. NYGS/Little Brown in association with Inernational Museum of Photography at George Eastman House. 1988. 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket, ex-library copy in very good condition with little signs of use. Card pocket, spine label, dust jacket protector. A chronological history of photography with an emphasis on photography for the print media. First chapter by Stapp on photojournalism's beginnings in 1839. Second chapter by Jussim on American photojournalism from 1880 to 1920. Third chapter by Osman and Phillips on magazine photography in Europe between World War I and World War II. Fourth chapter on the 1930s to 1950s by Fulton. Last chapter by Fulton on 1950s to 1980s. Back of the book includes biographical notes on photographers and other key figures, bibliography, index. Some of the biographies include Lucien Aigner, Alexander Bain, Micha Bar-Am, George N. Barker, Oskar Barnack, George N. Barnard, Letizia Battaglia, Jessie Tarbox Beals, James Wallace Black, Margaret Bourke-White, Mathew Brady, Brassai, Hal Buell, David Burnett, Larry Burrows, Cornell Capa, Robert Capa, Gilles Caron, Cartier-Bresson, William Chapin, Howard Chapnick, A.D. Coleman, Bruce Davidson, Raymond Depardon, Max Desfor, David Douglas Duncan, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Horst Faas, Roger Fenton, Benedict Fernandez, Donna Ferrato, Robert Frank, Leonard Freed, Jill Freedman, Alexander Gardner, Arnold Genthe, Tim Gidal, Philip Jones Griffiths, Stan Grossfeld, Ernst Haas,James Hare, Ron Haeberle, John Heartfield, Wilson Hicks, Lewis Hine, Burton Holmes, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Kurt Hutton, Itsuo Inouye, Frederic Ives, Fenno Jacobs, Frances Benjamin Johnston, David Hume Kennerly, Andre Kertesz, Dmitri Kessel, Kurt Korff, Germaine Krull, Dorothea Lange, Langenheim brothers, Lisa Larsen, Catherine Leroy, Frank Leslie, Alexnader Liberman, Stefan Lorant, Leonard McCombe, Don McCullin, and many more. SOLD
139a. Photojournalism. Kerns, Robert L. Photojournalism: Photography with a Purpose. [Textbook including photos by the author as well as Margaret Bourke-White, Bill Withers, Bruce Krzyzanoski, Gary Chapman, Tom Carroll, Dennis Keim, Eric Jones, Jackie Greene, Hugh Jones, Eric Munk, Fred Kenderson, Gaye Zold, Dave Morrison, Richard Anderson, Judy Wadson, and Steve Brier.] Prentice-Hall, 1980, 1st printing, 348 pp., corners worn, illustrated boards, ex-library, $5.
139a.1. Photojournalism. Lacayo, Richard and George Russell. Eyewitness: 150 Years of Photojournalism. 2nd revised edition. Time, 1995. Includes photos from 1990-1995 not in 1st edition. Different dust jacket than first edition features Joe Rosenthal's raising the flag at Iwo Jima. More recent photos include color. VG+ with vg+ dust jacket. $10.
139b. Photojournalism. The Best of Photojournalism 2. Introduction by Harry Reasoner. [The 34th Annual Pictures of the Year Competition, featuring the photoessay Gramps by Mark and Dan Jury. Contains many striking photographs by many photographers, with the largest number by Eddie Adams (AP), Bruce Bisping (Minneapolis Tribune), Robert W. Madden (National Geographic), Charlie Nye (Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch), Co Rentmeester (Time), Jim Richardson (Topeka Capital-Journal), and James L. Stanfield (National Geographic), ] Newsweek Books, 1977. Ex-library with spine label, wraps, creases on cover, interior vg, $7.50.
140. Photojournalism. Rhode, Robert B. & Floyd H. McCall. Press Photography: Reporting with a Camera. Macmillan, 1969, vg, no dj. $5.
140a. Photojournalism. Time magazine, Special Collector's Edition. 150 Years of Photojournalism. Fall 1989. Includes numerous memorable images inc. full page color reproduction of George Barnard's daguerreotype of the burning mills in Oswego, NY, 1853, and article by Carl Mydans, "The Best Job in the World." vg, $10.
140a.1. Photo-Secession. Photo-Secession: Stieglitz and the Fine Art Movement in Photography by Robert Doty. With 91 illustrations. Dover, 1978. Revised and expanded edition of the first edition of 1960. This is an early or first printing of the 1978 edition with Dover list of photography books inside front cover down to Photography and the American Scene by Robert Taft; in later printings, the list extends onto the inside of the back cover. [Includes list of all exhibitions at "291" and list of the members of the Photo-Secession.] A fine copy in wraps (not issued in hardcover). $20.
140b. Picture Sources 3. Collections of Prints and Photographs in the U.S. and Canada. Special Libraries Association, 1975. Indexes photographs, graphic art, and and other images in 1,084 collections grouped by various subject categories such as geography and history; military history; health, welfare and education; fine, graphic and applied arts; performing arts; religion; natural history and anthropology; agriculture; geology, astronomy and space exploration; science and technology; commerce and industry; transportation; specialized (portraits, sports, costumes, etc.). With alphabetical, geographical and numerical lists of sources and subject index. 387 pages. Ex-reference-non-circulating-library, lacks title page. Red cloth, binding and pages in fine condition. Very difficult book to find. $25.
141.1. Plicka, Karel. Praha ve Fotografii. . . Prague in Photographs. Orbis, 1950. Scare first edition of the revised and expanded edition of a book first published in 1940. Karel Plicka, photographer and film maker (1894-1987) was a renowned Czech photographer known as the "Ansel Adams of Czechoslovakia." This was the first of several major photography books he produced either solo or in collaboration with other renowned photographers suare as Josef Sudek. Condition of cover is very good with good dust jacket that has scuffs, closed tears and generally is quite worn. Interior pages with sepia plates is fine. Large format. Text and captions in Czech, Russian, French, and English. $100.
141a. "The Plow that Broke the Plains: Art Politics & the Resettlement Administration," by Gary D. Saretzky, article about the landmark documentary film directed by Pare Lorentz for the Resettlement Administration, in The Photo Review, 23:1 (Winter 2000). Issue also includes "No Pictures: Some Thoughts on Jews in Photography," by A.D. Coleman; "Photography at Princeton," by Nicolle Plett; and "Photographing Odysseus," by Nancy Brokaw about the Ernest Schackleton expedition to the Antarctic. Issue signed by Saretzky. Fine, $10.
142. Plowden, David. Cape May to Montauk. Viking, 1973. 1st ed. Fine w. slightly chipped dj. $17.50.
142a. Plowden, David. Desert and Plain, the Mountains and the River: A Celebration of Rural America.Text by Berton Roueche. E.P. Dutton, 1975. 1st printing. Hardcover with dust jacket with new dust jacket protector. Ex-library with usual evidence. Label on dust jacket neatly removed leaving light stain. Corner crease on table of contents page. Good/vg. $5
142b. Plowden, David. Farewell to Steam. Stephen Greene Press, 1966. Photographs of Passenger steamers: overnight luxury steamer, day excursion steamer, ferry steamer; Great Lakes: cargo boat, railroad-car ferry, river railroad-car ferry; Workboats: tug, lighter, towboat, dredger and snagboat; Passenger ferries: Hudson River, New York City harbor, St. Lawrence River, Mississippi River; and Locomotives. 1st ed. Lacks dj. Front cover damaged in about ten places by paper stuck on it that was removed. Interior fine. Bump at bottom of spine. $5.
142c. Plowden, David. Floor of the Sky: The Great Plains. Sierra Club, 1972. 1st ed., cloth, old damp stain at bottom of cover, dampstain noticeable on inside of dj but little on outside, protected dj o/w good with chips and tape repair, gift inscription, dj price clipped. $5.
142d. Plowden, David. The Hand of Man on America. Smithsonian, 1971. Cloth, hardcover with protected dust jacket. Ex-library with usual markings, otherwise very good + with protected dust jacket. Presumed 1st edition, no later printings indicated. $10.
143. Plowden, David. A Time of Trains. W.W. Norton, 1987. 1st ed. One of numerous photo books by David Plowden, this one features black-and-white photographs of steam trains, railway stations, and related scenes depicting the end of the steam train era, presumably in the 1950s as the photos are undated. Ex-library with usual evidence, otherwise very good in protected dust jacket without spine labels. $15.
144. Polaroid. Sullivan, Constance, ed. Legacy of Light. 250 Polaroid Photographs by 58 Distinguished Photographers. [Best survey of Polaroid photography, lavishly produced.] Knopf, 1987. With dust jacket. VG+/VG+. $35.
144a. Polaroid Close-Up. Volume 13, Number 1. August 1982. Large format glossy magazine, not limited to Polaroid photography, with heavy weight illustrated wraps. This issue includes "The Tinype," by Beaumont Newhall; "Pictures from My Father's Album," by Danny Lyon; "The Perceptual Fantasies of Sheila Metzner," by Max Kozloff; "Medical Images of the Body...." by Irving A. Lerch; "Table Talk: Making Food Photography for Thought" by Owen Edwards, and others. VG- condition with some waviness of pages, one corner creased. $10.
144b. Polaroid Close-Up. Volume 13, Number 2. November 1982. Large format glossy magazine, not limited to Polaroid photography, with heavy weight illustrated wraps. This issue includes"David Hockney: Polaroid Composites," by Carter Ratcliff; " Image and Likeness: Thoughts on Some Recent Photographs by Bill Burke and John Coplans" by Ben Lifson; "Moments of Light: Photographs of the Middle East by Felix Bonfils," by Jeffrey Simpson (includes four page foldout panorama of Beirut); "The Invisible Universe," by Eric Chaisson," and others. VG condition with a few crimps and rubbing on cover. [Two copies available.] $15.
144b.1. Polaroid Close-Up. Volume 14, Number 1. April 1983. Large format glossy magazine, not limited to Polaroid photography, with heavy weight illustrated wraps. This issue includes "Barbara Kasten:Picture Apparatus," by Belinda Rathbone; "At the Edge of Beauty and Decay," by William E. Parker (20x24 Polaroids of flowers by Chris Enos); Polaroid photographs by Philippe Halsman of Georgia O'Keeffe, Susan Sontag, Danny Kaye, Mickey Rooney, Father Cyril D'Arcy, Edward Steich, Dr. Bronowski, Peter Sellers and Ursula Andress, Alfred Hitchcock, Five Rockefeller Brothers, and Weegee; "The Artful Marie Cosindas," by Jeffrey Simpson; "The Shavanti of Central Brazil," by William Crawford; "Cool Light" by Isaac Asimov; and "The Manifold Shapes of Time: Tucson's Center for Creative Photography," by Estelle Jussim, with mostly unfamiliar photos in color and black-and-white by Ansel Adams, W. Eugene Smith, Paul Strand, Paul Caponigro, Edward Weston, Ralph Gibson, Judy Dater, Harry Callahan, Lee Friedlander, Frederick Sommer, Imogen Cunningham, Jerry Uelsmann, Dean Brown, Aaron Siskind, Arnold Newman (portrait of Siskind), Joyce Neimanas, Kenda North, Robert Fichter, and Betty Hahn. VG- condition, with two front cover crimps and some spots on back cover, interior pages are fine. $10. Another copy, VG with minor rubbing, crimp, and spots on front cover, $10.
144c. Polaroid Close-Up. Volume 14, Number 2. Winter 1983. Large format glossy magazine, not limited to Polaroid photography, with heavy weight illustrated wraps. This issue includes "Italian Hilltowns," by Emmet Gowin, text by Mark Strand; "A Celebration of Redheads," by Joel Meyerowitz, text by Estelle Jussim; "Photographs from Klan Room," by William Christenberry, text by Jane Livingston; "Thoughts on Starr Ockenga's Pictures" by T.B. Brazelton, M.D.; "The America's Cup - 1983" by Robby Robinson; "Finding a Lost Spanish Mission," by Patt Blue, text by David Hurst Thomas; and more. Near fine, $15.
144d. Polaroid Close-Up. Volume 15, Number 1. Winter 1985. Large format glossy magazine, not limited to Polaroid photography, with heavy weight illustrated wraps. Special double issue with emphasis on sports. Photographers include William Klein, Lee Friedlander, Joel Meyerowitz, Jim Dow, Mary Ellen Mark, Starr Ockenga, Nicholas Nixon. vg+. $15.
144e. Polaroid Collection. Sotheby’s. Photographs from the Polaroid Collection. New York 21 & 22 June 2010. No. 8649. Massive auction catalog, fully illustrated. 480 pages. Includes both Polaroid photographs and other types of photographs, all 20th century. Photographers include Ansel Adams (many); Paul Caponigro; Harry Callahan; William Wegman; William Garnett; Luigi Ghiri; Minor White; Brett Weston; Les Krims; David Levinthal; Robert Mapplethorpe; Helmut Newton; Lucas Samaras; Jan Saudek; Walter Chappell; Imogen Cunningham; William Wegman (many); et al. Excellent condition. $30.
145. Poland. Iwaszkiewicz, Jaroslaw. Gory Polskie w fotografii artystycznej. Warsaw, 1973. [224 aesthetically pleasing images, mostly landscapes in black and white]. Good+ w. dj chipped on back. $25.
145a. Popular Photography. The Best of Popular Photography edited by Harvey V. Fondiller. Ziff-Davis, 1979. 1st printing. Fine cloth with very good protected dust jacket. Large heavy volume with dozens of articles dating back to 1937. Robert Capa; Victor Keppler; Dorothea Lange; Henri Cartier-Bresson; Ansel Adams on “My 50 Years in Photography”; Arnold Newman; Edward Steichen; Margaret Bourke-White on her book, You Have Seen Their Faces; Edward Weston; W. Eugene Smith; Alfred Stieglitz; Paul Strand; Andreas Feininger; Andre Kertesz; Weegee; Fritz Henle; Ken Heyman; Kirlian photos; Philippe Halsman; Beaumont Newhall; Nadar; Lenses; Japanese cameras; Leica cameras; International Center of Photography - ICP; Holography; Andre de Dienes; David Douglas Duncan; Alfred Eisenstaedt; John Steinbeck; Wilson Hicks; Cornell Capa; Eaton Lothrop, Jr.; Itinerant daguerreotypists; Bob Schwalberg; Ken Poli; John G. Morris; Arthur Goldsmith; LIFE magazine; Arthur Rothstein; Edwin H. Land; et al. Divided in sections on Personalities; Techniques; PHotojournalism; Moving Images; Viewpoints; Careers; History; Index. Plus portfolios of black-and-white and color photographs. Excellent reference on history of photography. $15.
145b. Another copy, ex-library, rebound in like new library binding, no spine label, half of title page and rear flyleaf missing. $5.
145b. Porter, Eliot. Birds of North America. A&W Visual Library, . Large format, 140pp. paperback with many photos in black-and-white and color. [Includes the classic account of how Porter, in order to photograph the Cape May Warbler in its nest, gradually cut three-foot sections out of the tree trunk until it was six feet off the ground.] VG+, $10.
145c. Porter, Eliot. Down the Colorado. Diary of the First Trip through the Grand Canyon by John Wesley Powell, 1869. Eliot Porter. Photographs and Epilogue. E.P. Dutton, 1969, 1st printing. Large (10x14 inch) Quarto, 168 pages, orange cloth, with minor wear at extremities, small soiled spot on rear cover, and bookplate of previous owner on flyleaf. No dust jacket. Beautiful color and black and white reproductions on heavyweight glossy paper. $30.
145cc. Porter, Eliot. Down the Colorado. Diary of the First Trip Through the Grand Canyon by John Wesley Powell. Photographs and Epilogue by Eliot Porter. NY: E.P. Dutton, 1969. 168 pages. Orange cloth with gold imprint on spine. 1st edition, 2nd printing. Fine with acetate protected dust jacket that has a small chip in one corner and minor other wear to extremities and a light crease on inner rear flap. Issued at $30, dust jacket not price clipped. Beautifully printed, oversize book written by the famous one-armed explorer about his trip down the river in 1869. Eliot Porter was one of the major scenic photographers of the 20th century. He produced many books of his work, including In Wildness Is the Preservation of the World, The Place No One Knew, Baja California, Summer Island, Forever Wild, Galapagos: The Flow of Wildness, Appalachian Wilderness, Antarctica, Birds of North America, The Tree Where Man Was Born: The African Experience, Moments of Discovery, and others. Porter was closely associated with Alfred Stieglitz early in his career. His archives are at the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, Texas. $30.
145ccc. Porter, Eliot. Eliot Porter's Southwest. Holt, Rinehart and Wilson, 1985. 1st printing. Very good with small area of damp staining on outside of top corners, not affecting dust jacket or inside of book. Protected dust jacket has light indentations where someone used it as a writing support, only visible on close examination. Porter's only book in black-and-white, very presentable copy. $45.
145d. Porter, Eliot. The Tree Where Man Was Born: The African Experience by Peter Matthiessen (text) and Eliot Porter (photos). Dutton, 1972. This is the true first edition bound in brown cloth, dust jacket with publisher's prices at the top AND bottom of the front flap. (Book club edition was in tan cloth.) Condition: vg+ except ex-library with mylar covered dust jacket, spine labels, rear flyleaf removed. Shipping weight approx. 4.5 pounds. $15.
145e. Portraits. One of a Kind. Portraits from the LaSalle Bank Photography Collection. Essay by Carol Ehlers. LaSalle Bank, 2006. distributed by D.A.P. Like new except long thin scratch on back cover of dust jacket, not very noticeable under the new dust jacket protector. No marks or other defects. Large format book, well printed and designed. Photographers include August Sander; Walker Evans; Mike Disfarmer; Julie Moos; Richard Avedon; Edward Weston; Julia Margeret Cameron; Cindy Sherman; William Klein; Gordon Parks; Eduard van der Elsken; Rineke Dijkstra; Jitka Hanzlova; Meridel Rubenstein; David Hilliard; Roy DeCarava; Larry Sultan; Thomas Struth; Tina Barney; Carrie Mae Weems; Nicholas Nixon; Diane Arbus; Chao Chan; Rip Hopkins; David Hockney; Stephen Shore; Dawoud Bey; Ben Gest; Philip-Lorca diCorcia; Henri Cartier-Bresson; Phlippe Halsmann; Tina Barney; Manuel Alvarez Bravo; Chuck Stewart; Dieter Appelt; Arno Nollen; Edward Steichen; Man Ray; Seydou Keita. $10.
146. Pratt, Richard and Edward Steichen. Gardens in Color: How to Plan a Succession of Bloom. Garden City Publishing, 1944. (Color photos by Steichen.) vg with edge-worn dj. $55.
147. Purcell, Rosamond Wolff. Half-Life. Godine, 1980. 1st edition, fine in original red cloth with small remainder mark at bottom of text block near spine. Protected dust jacket is very good with a bit of wear at extremities and a small scuff. $15.