Recent Catalogs from Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd.
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E-LIST 57: A FEW RECENT ACQUISITIONS I am pleased to offer for sale a selection of recent acquisitions, which includes a portfolio of 12 hand-pulled photogravure plates of female nudes by Laure Albin-Guillot; Bill Brandt's rare second book, LONDRES DE NUIT; a unique album of photographic portraits of noted film producer, David O. Selznick by Cartier-Bresson and others; an early American exhibition catalogue featuring Alfred Stieglitz and his circle; Robert de La Sizeranne's anthology of early Pictorialist, LA PHOTOGRAHIE EST-ELLE UN ART?, Paris 1899; and a large selection of early histories and manuals of the technical developments of the photographic medium.
E-LIST # 56:TRADE CATALOGUES & COMPANY PUBLICATIONS I am pleased to offer for sale a large group of photographic trade catalogues and company publications. These ephemeral pamphlets are quite scarce, usually discarded when an updated one was issued. These span the 1880s to the 1950s and were issued by manufacturers and distributors of cameras, lenses, films, papers, and other photographic supplies; most include prices. Among the companies represented are: AGFA, ANSCO, BAIRD & TATLOCK, BAUSCH & LOMB, BLAIR CAMERA CO., GOERZ OPTICAL, DEFENDER, E. & H.T. ANTHONY, EASTMAN KODAK, GEORGE MURPHY, GEVAERT, GRAFLEX, HALOID CO., HENRI BELLIENI, HESS-IVES, ILFORD, JAMES QUEEN, JOHN ROYLE & SONS, LUMIERE, PAUL LEINERT, ROCHESTER CAMERA CO., SCOVILL MANUFACTURING, TRIPAK LABORATORIES, and VOIGTLANDER.
E-list 55: Recent Acquisitions This sampling is but a fraction of my inventory; for a larger selection, please visit my website http://www.cahanbooks.com. New additions are uploaded regularly.
E-LIST 54: NEVER OVERLOOK THE TECHNICALITIES, PART 3 - STILL HOME ALONE I am pleased to offer for sale a selection of newly catalogued items from our large inventory of the technical history of photography. These include Blanquart-Evrard's INTERVENTION DE L'ART DANS LA PHOTOGRAPHIE, several annual reports, including the first from the International Congress of Photography, Estabrooke's THE FERROTYPE AND HOW TO MAKE IT in a variant binding, Otte's LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY  the first manual on the subject, three works by Henry Peach Robinson, and two editions of Rodger's TWENTY-THREE YEARS UNDER A SKY-LIGHT.
ELIST 53: HOME ALONE - NEVER OVERLOOK THE TECHNICALITIES, PART 2 I am pleased to offer for sale a selection of recent acquisitions, which includes Sir David Brewster's THE STEREOSCOPE: ITS HISTORY, THEORY, AND CONSTRUCTION, a few exhibition catalogues from the French EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE INTERNATIONALE 1878 & 1900, Laussedat's RECHERCHES SUR LES INSTRUMENTS, LES MÉTHODES LES DESSIN TOPOGRAPHIQUES, complete in three parts, and a large group of works by Léon Vidal, many inscribed to his mother.
ELIST 52 NEVER OVERLOOK THE TECHNICALITIES Including an early printing of Daguerre's process, Becquerel's exhaustive work on the physics of light and its application in color photography, Disdéri's rare RENSEIGNEMENTS PHOTOGRAPHIQUES INDISPENSABLES A TOUS, Poitevin's TRAITÉ DE L'IMPRESSION PHOTOGRAPHIQUE SANS SELS D'ARGENT CONTENANT in first and second editions, manuals on various color processes, travel photography, dry plate, industrial, artificial light, etc. This is the first in a series of forthcoming lists on the technical history.
EList 51 I am pleased to offer for sale a selection of recent acquisitions, which includes Bellmer's LA POUPÉE; several titles by Robert Hunt; an early American exhibition catalogue of Autochromes; a scarce Robert Frank film promotion book; Hill's A TREATISE ON HELIOCHROMY; Lewis Hine's SKYSCRAPER; a unique album from the KOKOON CLUB; three Daytona Beach Orotones by LeSesne; Melloni's RAPPORT SUR LE DAGUERRÉOTYPE, which includes Donne's process for etching daguerreotype plates; a rare Pictorialist catalogue from Strassburg; two unique maquettes by Jean-Pierre Sudre; Wada's TOKAIDO GOJUSAN TSUGI with 56 albumen prints; several important histories, and numerous nineteenth century process manuals.
E-List 44 New acquisitions
E-LIST 43 New acquisitions
WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS PART 2 101 BOOKS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND EPHEMERA BY AND ABOUT WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS
WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS PART 1 100 BOOKS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND EPHEMERA BY AND ABOUT WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS
E-LIST 38: INTHE BEGINNING 74 entries which constitute the critical treatises, manuals and histories of the development of photography.
E-LIST 36 PHOTOGRAPHIC PERIODICALS O - Z The third, and final part of a multi-part series of catalogues from our extensive holdings of over 150 titles.
E-LIST 37 SIGNED BOOKS 32 monographs, original photographs and ephemeral items by some of the leading photographers of the twentieth century; all are SIGNED or INSCRIBED. These include: Berenice Abbott, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Richard Avedon, Lewis Baltz, Harry Callahan, Harold Edgerton, Emmet Gowin, Eikoh Hosoe, Andre Kertesz, Danny Lyon, Irving Penn, Robert Rauschenberg, Josef Sudek, Brett Weston, Edward Weston, Minor White, and others.
PHOTOGRAPHIC PERIODICALS E - N I am am pleased to offer the second of a multi-part series of catalogues from our extensive holdings of over 150 titles of photographic periodicals. This selection includes long or complete runs of: EXPOSURE: JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC EDUCATION, FAMOUS PHOTOGRAPHERS MAGAZINE, FOTO MAGAZINE. PUBLICACION MENSUAL ILUSTRADA CONSAGRADA AL ARTE FOTOGRAFICO (Buenos Aires), GRAPHIC TECHNOLOGY. THE PREPARATION OF PRINTING SURFACES: A BI-MONTHLY REVIEW, GROSSBILD TECHNIK. THE MAGAZINE OF LARGE NEGATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY, HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY: AN INTERNATIONAL QUARTERLY, HUMPHREY’S JOURNAL OF THE DAGUERREOTYPE, IMAGE: JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE GEORGE EASTMAN HOUSE, INFINITY: AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MAGAZINE PHOTOGRAPHERS, and such rare titles as IMAGE CONTINUUM, which contains original silver gelatin photographs by Sally Mann, Ted Orland, Jerry Uelsmann, Frank DiPerna, among others, and LA LITHOGRAPHE, JOURNAL DES ARTISTES ETDES IMPRIMEURS, with descripitions of printing from daguerreotypes, 1840.
PHOTOGRAPHIC PERIODICALS A - D I am please to offer for sale the first of a multi-part series of catalogues from our extensive holdings of over 150 titles. This selection includes many long or complete runs of: THE AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER, ANNUAL OF SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY, ANTHONY'S PHOTOGRAPHIC BULLETIN, APERTURE, THE BRITISH JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY, THE BRITISH JOURNAL PHOTOGRAPHIC ALMANAC, and BULLETIN DE LA SOCIÉTÉ FRANÇAISE DE PHOTOGRAPHIE. Also offered are runs from other significant periodicals including, not not limited to: CAMERA NOTES, CAMERA WORK, CENTER FOR CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY / THE ARCHIVE, CESKOSLOVENSKA FOTOGRAFIE, CONTACT SHEET, COMTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHER, and THE DAGUERREIAN JOURNAL: DEVOTED TO THE DAGUERREIAN AND PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS. ALSO, EMBRACING THE SCIENCES, ARTS, AND LITERATURE.
E-LIST 33 am please to offer for sale a selection from our recent acquisitions; these include rare works, many of them signed by, Ansel Adams, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Alphonse Bertillon, Louis Desire Blanquart-Evrard, P.R.P. Dagron, P.H. Emerson, Robert Frank, Lorraine Hansberry, Eikoh Hosoe, Georges Hugnet, Germaine Krull, L. Moholy-Nagy, Nadar, and others.
E-List 32 Recent acquisitions: these include works signed by Harry Callahan, Lucien Clergue, Imogen Cunningham, Judy Dater, Arnold Genthe, Ralph Gibson, Emmet Gowin, Barbara Kruger and others.
E-List 31 I am please to offer for sale a selection from our recent acquisitions; these include works signed by M. Alvarez Bravo, Ilse Bing, Wynn Bullock, Robert Frank, Lee Friedlander, O.Winston Link, et al. Also, there are two rare and important pieces from the Photo-Secession.
SOME PLACES E-LIST 29 A group of 62 books and photographs, from or about various places around the world. Many of these items are SIGNED by the photographers.
E-LIST 24 52 New Acquisitions
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