Photography Books. John Vachon to Christian Vogt.
181.1. Vachon, John. John Vachon's America:Photographs and Letters from the Depression to World War II, edited with introductory texts by Miles Orvell. [Vachon photographed for the Farm Security Administration (FSA)and the Office of War Information (OWI) under the direction of Roy Stryker from 1936 to 1943. By far the best publication to date on this important photographer.] University of California, 2003. 114 illustrations. 344 pages. 1st printing, as new with fine protected dust jacket. Issued at $49.95. $40.
182. Van Cortlandt Manor. Butler, Joseph T. The Family Collections at Van Cortlandt Manor. Sleepy Hollow Restorations, 1967. [Includes photos of artwork, furniture, ceramicsand glass, metals, textiles, along with historical essay and genealogical chart of the Van Cortlandt family.] Cloth, vg, worn at bottom, no dust jacket, ex-library with usual markings. $10.
182a. Vanderbilt, Paul. Between a Landscape and Its Other. [Fine black-and-white photographs by Vanderbillt, intelligently sequenced.] John Hopkins, 1993. 1st ed. Fine, new with dust jacket, in original unopened shrinkwrap. $250.
182a.1. VanDerZee, James. VanDerZee: Photographer 1886-1983, by Deborah Willis-Braithwaite. Biographical essay by Rodger C. Birt. Abrams, in association with National Portrait Gallery, 1993. [Published in conjunction with exhibit about the noted black photographer of Harlem at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC. Work consists mostly of portraits.] Large format, 192 pages. Stiff illustrated wraps, crimp on front cover, otherwise like new. $15.
182b. Venice Biennale. Photography: Venice '79. Edited by Daniela Palazzoli, et al. Exhibition organized by International Center of Photography. English edition. Rizzoli, 1979. Hardcover, fine with vg+ dust jacket that has minor shelfwear. Includes Atget; Count Primoli; Edward Weston Gifts to his Sister; Tina Modotti; Robert Capa; Cartier-Bresson; Japan; Italy; Weegee; Robert Frank; Diane Arbus; Stieglitz; Stieglitz Collection; Sam Wagstaff Collection; Polaroid Collection; Latin America; W. Eugene Smith; Francesco Paolo Michetti,; Lewis W. Hine; Treasures of Dance Photography; Contemporary Italian Photography; Contemporary American Photographers; Contemporary European Photography; The Land; Images des Hommes. $25.
182bb. Venture. April 1965. Hardcover journal bound with illustrated boards. This issue features photos by Charles Steinhacker (National Parks), Tibor Hirsch (jazz in New Orleans), Dennis Stock (small boats), Marilyn Silverstone (Bhutan), George Rodger (England), as well as some by Manny Haller, Dan Young, Bob Robinson, Ken Heyman, Richard Rosenblum, and others. Very good with a small spot on spine and short tear at top of spine. $5.
182c. Vernacular Photography. Click! The Marvelous in American Vernacular Photography. Donald Lokuta and Robert Yoskowitz, curators. Exhibition catalog, softcover, as issued. New Jersey State Museum, 2000. With old price label on cove, otherwise like new. Issued at $12. $10. (2 copies available)
183. Vietnam War. Mills, Nick. The Vietnam Experience: Combat Photographer. Boston: Boston Publishing, 1982. 2nd printing. Illustrated boards, not issued with dust jacket. Photographers mostly military personnel, include Ron Haeberle. Ex-library, vg with spine label. $5.
184. Vishniac, Roman. Roman Vishniac: Children of a Vanished World. [Photographs of the Polish Jews just before the Holocaust. Includes Yiddish songs with translations by Miriam Hartman Flacks and memoir by Vishniac's daughter Mara Vishniac Kohn.] University of California Press, 1989. ISBN 0-520-22187-7. Cloth, 1st printing. protected dust jacket. Issued at $29.95. $20. Another copy, same except ex-library with usual evidence otherwise fine. $10.
184a. Vishniac, Roman. Polish Jews: A Pictorial Record. Introductory Essay by Abraham Joshua Heschel. Schocken, 1976. 5th printing, Hardcover, fine with protected dust jacket that has a small chip on bottom edge of rear cover but no other significant defects. (Scarce in hardcover.) $100.
184b. Vishniac, Roman. A Vanished World. With a foreword by Elie Wiesel. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1983. Stated 1st edition, hardcover in fine condition with near fine dust jacket. A remarkable book on the Jews of Europe just before the Holocaust. $100.
185. Voet, Andries. Andries Voet. Ink and Paper in the Printing Process. New York and London: Interscience Publishers, 1952. [Includes halftone, offset lithography, etc.] Gray cloth with red titling, vg+, no dust jacket. $25.
185a. Vogt, Christian. Photographic Notes. Everything Is Important, Nothing Is Important. Edition Stemmle, 1998. As new, in orginal shrinkwrap, hardcover with dust jacket. ISBN 3-908161-05-3. Issued at $49.95. $30.