Photography Books. Todd Walker to World War II.
185b. Walker, Todd. Todd Walker Photographs. Untitled 38. Friends of Photography, 1985. ISBN 0-933286-42-2. Issued at $20. Near fine in illustrated wraps, as issued. Only edition. $10.
186. Wampler, Jan. All Their Own: People and the Places They Build. Schenkman, 1977. 207pp. [Fascinating book about Americans who build their own idiosyncratic homes, profusely illus. w. photos by the author in black-and-white and color. Black cloth w. spots on cover, dj scuffed. $7.50.
186a.1. Warren, Marion E. and Mary Elizabeth Warren. The Train's Done Been and Gone: An Annapolis Portrait, 1859-1910. David R. Godine, 1976. With essays by Arthur C. Townsend, Lee Merrill, Orin M. Bullock, Jr., and Mrs. J.M.P. Wright. Frontispiece of photographer Henry Schaefer with his large camera. Chronology of Annapolis from 1861 to 1908. Profusely illustrated with sepia toned illustrations. 96 pages. Wraps, ex-library with usual evidence, spine reinforced with clear tape, worn at extremities. Good. $5.
186a. Watkins, Carleton. Hickman, Paul. Carleton E. Watkins, 1829-1916. Issued as Northlight No. 1, January 1977, Arizona State University. 27 page biography plus 149 end notes in this scholarly biographical essay. Stiff wraps, vg+, $35.
186b. Watkins, Carleton. Carleton Watkins: The Art of Perception by Doug R. Nickel. Abrams, 1999. Presumed 1st printing (no later printings indicated, a second is unknown). Stunning reproductions, including several foldouts, with introductory essay, catalog of the exhibition, chronology, notes on plates, etc. Cloth with protected dust jacket, like new except ex-library with typical library markings not affecting plates or text. $10.
186c. Weegee. Naked City. Da Capo, 1973. Wraps, apparently the 1st printing of the Da Capo reprint of the classic 1945 1st edition showing the gritty underside of life in New York, featuring sudden death, fires, cross dressers, police and criminals, etc. Priced on verso at $13.50, this copy lacks the bar code that appeared on later printings. Near fine with very slight dampstain on top edge of front flyleaf. Text does not lie quite flat. Otherwise, fine. $15.
187. Weiner, Dan. America Worked: The 1950s Photographs of Dan Weiner by William A. Ewing. Introduction by Lionel Tiger. Abrams, 1989. 0-8109-1177-9. [Weiner was a leading photojournalist who did a considerable amount of work for Fortune magazine. His usually candid black-and-white photographs show everyday life during the decade.] Mint condition in hardcover with protected dust jacket. 1st edition. $16.
188. Weiner, Dan. Dan Weiner, 1919-1959. ICP Library of Photographers. Grossman, 1974. Fine, wraps, ex-George Eastman House library, $15.
188.1. Wesely, Michael. Open Shutter; The Museum of Modern Art. MoMA, 2004. Hardcover, illustrated boards with black cloth spine, not issue with dust jacket. [Photos are of the Museum of Modern Art taken from several different angles during the renovation of 2001-2004. German photographer Wesely's main technique is to expose photographs for an unusually long time, sometimes for years.] Like new, $75.
188.1.a. Western Landscape. One/Many: Western American Survey Photographs by Bell and O'Sullivan by Joel Snyder with contributions by Josh Ellenbogen. University of Chicago, 2006. [Issued in conjunction with exhibition of work by William Bell and Timothy O'Sullivan in the 1860s and1870s. More than 60 illustrations and plates, with checklist of the exhibition. Includes foldout panoramas by Bell.] New book, purchased direct from publisher. $30.
188.2. Weston, Edward. Color Photography. Essays by Edward Weston, Terence Pitts, and Nancy Newhall. Preface by James Enyeart. Center for Creative Photography, 1986. Reproductions of 32 8x10 color transparencies, 1946-1947, approximately half of those in the Weston archives at CCP. Stiff wraps, 1st ed., near fine, $25
188.3. Weston, Edward. Edward Weston on Photography, edited by Peter C. Bunnell. Gibbs M. Smith, 1983. Wraps, cover creases and well worn on spine. $15.
188a. Weston, Edward. Edward Weston: The Flame of Recognition. His photographs accompanied by excerpts from the Daybooks & Letters. Edited by Nancy Newhall. Aperture Monograph, 1971. ISBN 0-912334-03-7. Like new, mint copy in wraps with custom made 4-mil polyester protector. This copy cannot be surpassed in condition. 104 pages. A classic collection of Weston’s photographs, including his best work from California, Mexico, Tina Modotti, shells, dunes, nudes, and others. With a bibliography, chronology of Weston’s life, and statements by Ansel Adams, Minor White, Beaumont and Nancy Newhall, Jean Charlot, and Robinson Jeffers. Introduction by Nancy Newhall. $15.
188a.1. Another copy, minor wear. $12.50.
188a.2. Weston, Edward. EW 100. Centennial Essays in Honor of Edward Weston. Issued as Untitled 41 by the Friends of Photography, 1986. Edited by Peter C. Bunnell and David Featherstone. Contributors: Robert Adams, Amhy Conger, Andy Grundberg, Therese Thau Heyman, Estelle Jussim, Alan Trachtenberg, Paul Vanderbilt, Mike Weaver and Charis Wilson (formerly married to Edward Weston). VG+ with minor wear. 136 pages, 10 plates, wraps, $15.
188a.3. Weston, Edward. Weston's Westons: Portraits and Nudes by Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston/Little Brown, 1989. 2nd printing. Large format. Fine, except remainder mark with near fine dust jacket. Issued at $60. $30.
188a.4. Weston High School, Massachusetts, Yearbook, Class of 1961. "Hurricane." Gray embossed boards wtih maroon printing, fine condition with no internal markings, notes, or other evidence of prior ownership. $50.
188b. White, Minor. Minor White: Manifestations of the Spirit. [Large monograph, with chapters on Portland, Oregon; World War II; New York; San Francisco; Aperture, which White edited; Rochester, New York; and Boston. More than 160 photographs by White, some never previously published.] Getty, 2014, 2nd printing, 2015. New in original shrinkwrap. $50.
White, Minor. For Minor White, see also Aperture in the letter "A" books.
188c.1. Wiggins, Myra Albert. Glauber, Carole. Witch of Kodakery: The Photography of Myra Albert Wiggins, 1869-1956. Washington State University Press, 1997. Wraps, 1st printing. [This book is the only biography of Myra Albert Wiggins, an Oregon artist, photographer, and Photo-Secession member. Wiggins pioneered the Dutch genre in pictorial photography, created landscapes and portraits, and made remarkable photographs of the Middle East and Europe at the turn of the century. The book features more than 100 examples of her work.] SPECIAL OFFER. Issued at $28, signed copies available for $14. To order, contact author directly at email@example.com
181c.1a. Winogrand, Garry. Women Are Beautiful. With an essay by Helen Gary Bishop. Light Gallery with Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1975. First edition, hardcover with protected dust jacket. Book is fine. Dust jacket that has vertical crease on rear panel and two short tears formerly repaired with tape which has been removed but small visible brown stains remain. Still nice copy of scarce book. $625. Pictures on request.
Winogrand, Garry -- See also Arbus.
188c.2. Wisconsin Historical Calendar, 1988. Wisconsin State Historical Society. ISBN 87020-253-7. Numerous warm tone reproductions of photos from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Photographers include Henry F. Bergmann; Charles J. Van Schaick; David F. Barry; Theodore A. Rozumalski; Melvin E. Diemer; Herman C. Benke; Herman Taylor; J. Robert Taylor; et al. Spiral bound, like new. $75.
188d. Witkin, Lee D. and Barbara London. The Photograph Collector's Guide. Boston: NYGS, 1979. 1st edition. Indispensible reference with biographies, bilbiographies, and fascimiles of signatures of numerous master photographers, with brief listings for hundreds of others. With extensive information about museum collections, exhibition galleries, chronology of photography, explanation of processes, glossary, care and restoration, matting and framing, limited edition portfolios, separate list of daguerreotypists, detailed index, etc. 438 pages, illlustrated. Cloth, fine with very good mylar protected dust jacket that has two short professionally closed inconspicous tears and creases on inside flaps. $150.
189a. Wolf, Bernard. In this Proud Land: The Story of a Mexican American Family written and photographed by Bernard Wolf. J.B. Lippincott, 1978. 1st printing. Ex-library with usual evidence, very good hard cover with dust jacket, rear flyleaf partially removed. Wolf follows David and Maria Hernandez and their children from Pharr, Texas, to Minnesota, documenting their existence as migrant workers. $5.
190. Wolff, Paul, et al. Deutschland: Suden Westen Norden. Frankfurt: Umschau Verlag, 1950. (Wolff was an early popularizer of the Leica.) Corner bumps, still vg, $30.
191. Wolman, Baron. Profiles. Squarebooks, 1974. [Each photo depicts a single female breast seen in profile, no two alike. Based in California, Wolman is also known for his rock & roll and aerial photography.] 1st ed., wraps (not issued in hardcover), 2 short creases in cover, o/w vg. Scarce. SOLD
192. Women Photographers. Ambassadors of Progress: American Women Photographers in Paris, 1900-1901. Edited by Bronwyn A.E. Griffith. Essays by Verna Posever Curtis, Bronwyn A.E. Griffith, Michel Poivert and Andrew Robb. Biographies by Laura Ilise Meister. Musee d'Art Americain Giverny, France in Association with the Library of Congress, 2001. 1st edition. Essential resource on this topic. Photographers include the Allen sisters; Alice Austin; Mary A. Bartlett; Zaida Ben-Yusuf; Elizabeth Brownell; Rose Clark and Elizabeth Flint Wade; Mary Devens; Sarah Jane Eddy; Emma Justine Farnsworth; Gertrude Kasebier; The Misses Selby; Amelia Van Buren; Eva Lawrence Watson (Mrs. Watson-Schutze); Mathilde Weil; Myra Albert Wiggins; et al. Fine hardcover except modest bumps on lower corners; protected dust jacket fine except small nick on spine edge. $15.
192.1. Women Photographers. Mitchell, Margaretta K. Recollections: Ten Women of Photography. Berenice Abbott, Ruth Bernhard, Carlotta M. Corpron, Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Nell Dorr, toni Frissell, Laura Gilpin, Lotte Jacobi, Consuelo Kanaga, Barbara Morgan. [Excellent biographical resource with photographs by and of the photographers.] Viking, 1979. 1st ed. Near fine in cloth with very good, mylar protected dust jacket that has a crease near bottom edge. $40.
192.1a. Another copy, ex-library, very good. Some pages have creasse in upper right corner. Dust jacket has new protector, no spine label, piece of clear tape on one inner flap. $15.
192.1.aa. Women Photographers.The Woman's Eye. Selections of Work by Berenice Abbott; Diane Arbus; Margaret Bourke-White; Judy Dater; Frances Benjamin Johnston; Gertrude Kasebier; Dorothea Lange; Barbara Morgan; Bea Nettles; Alisa Wells. Edited and with an introduction by Anne Tucker. Knopf, 1976. 3rd printing in stiff illustrated wraps. [Useful anthology with well and lesser known images by noted photographers. Unusual inclusion of Diane Arbus, whose work is seldom published in quantity other than in books about her, and Alisa Wells, also known as Alisa Wells-Witteman, a fine photographer represented in the collections of the Center for Creative Photography. Very good plus with light wear to corners. SOLD
192.2. Women of Vision: Photographic Statements by Twenty Women Photographers edited by Dianora Niccolini. Intro by Arlene Alda. Unicorn, 1982. First printing April 1982. Fine in stiff illustrated wrappers. Photographers include Barbara Morgan, Lilo Raymond, Kathryn Abbe, Eva Rubinstein, Jill Freedman, Suzanne Opton, Erika Stone, Sonja Bullaty, Helen Buttfield, Via Wynroth, Marcia Keegan, Suzanne Szasz, Nancy Brown, Maggie Sherwood, Arlene Alda, Dianora Niccolini, Lida Moser, Ruth Orkin, Tana Hoban, Frances McLaughlin-Gill. 127 pp. Near fine. $15.
192.3 Women Photographers. Weisenfeld, Cheryl, et al. Women See Woman. Thomas Crowell, 1976. [Over 80 women photographers, inc. Linda Connor, Nell Dorr, Chris Enos, Jill Freedman, Jill Krementz, Mary Ellen Mark, Elaine Mayes, and Inge Morath.] Fine w. dj that is creased on front rt. edge (not affecting cover picture) and 2 small repaired tears. $35.
192.4. Wood, John. The Photographic Arts. University of Iowa, 1997. Hardcover with dustjacket, as new in shrinkwrap. [Wood, an excellent writer who has written other notable volumes on photography, here explores the western American daguerreotype, the contemporary autochrome, the art of cyanotype, European pictorialism, and American symbolism in photography. American West; Autochrome; Cyanotype; Symbolism; Pictorialism; Stieglitz; Jerry Spagnoli; Daguerrotypes; Fred Payne Clatworthy; Coburn; Edouard Hannon; Otto Scharf; Alexis Mazourine; Maurice Bucquet; John Braun Metoyer; Daguerre; Negre; Bayard; Marville; Petit; Houssin; Fixon; Nadar; Le Gray.] Issued at $69.95. $40.
192a. World War II. VJ Day in Photographs. Edited by Christopyher Weshorp. London: Salamander, 1995. Issued on the fiftieth anniversary of VJ Day, marking the end of World War II with Japan on August 10, 1945. Numerous photos with detailed captions. Six chapters, including is it Over?, Victory Day, Surrender, Going Home, the Long Way Back, and Unfinished Business. Large format, 64 pages. Very good condition, ex-library, with rear flyleaf removed and small library stamp on title page. No spine labels. Illustrated boards, not issued with dust jacket as far as I can determine. Lower fore edge corners bumped. $5.
192b. Same as 192a with corners not bumped. $7.50.