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Many people have a strong passion for photography, and Biblio is proud to present a wide selection of rare photography books in the Biblio Rare Book Room. From formal portraits of famous people throughout history to large books dedicated to specific photographers, there are plenty of fascinating and beautiful rare photography books to choose from in the Biblio Rare Book Room.



Swingeing London 67 - etching. by HAMILTON, Richard

London: Petersburg Press,, 1968. Hard ground etching, aquatint, embossing and photo-etching from 2 plates, metallic foil die-stamping, with collage on mould-made etching paper. Image Size: 34 x 55.6 cm. Sheet size: 57 x 73 cm. Excellent condition. Pres...

From Peter Harrington

£55,000.00


Photographs album of the Rail way of Bagdad made and dedicated by the photographer to Enver Pasha, the general commander of the Ottoman Army durning the First world war by Herrmann Consten, Photographer

1914 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. A Royal photographic album contains approx. 200 photographs explained in German on 53 leaves, by the photographer; Hermann Consten (1878 - 1967) who dedicated the album to the chief commander o...

From Archive

$50,000.00


Imperial album prepared By the Royal photographer Ali Sami, for the Ottoman Sultan Abd ul Hamid II about the Hejaz Railway by Ali Sami

18 large photographs explained in Ottoman Turkish, with signature on the first photograph by Ali Sami, from the engineer corps. in a royal binding prepared for the Yildiz Palace. extra-ordinary royal album about the Hejaz Railway....

From Archive

$50,000.00


Descriptive Book of Thieves by City of Cleveland Police Department

Approximately 3200 booking records (approximately 20 of which have been contemporaneously blotted-out) numbered 37888 to 41109 accompanied by individual 2 x 3 inches photographs and description of the person and their alleged crime. Full brown cloth. Fro...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$40,000.00


Twelve photographs of the British policy and military staff in Egypt before and during the first world war by Photography

Cairo Photographic Image. Very Good. No Binding. The photographs are a part of Naum Shoucair's collection has been published (except tow un known photographs in this collection) in his book, Tarikh Sina al Qadim wa al Hadith wa Jografiyyatuha, The history...

From Archive

$28,000.00


Ottoman map and photographs of Tarablus i Garb (Libya) by The Ottoman authority in Libya

Photographic Image. As New. No Binding. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Ottoman album about construction of a hospital in Tarablus i Garb (Libya) contains 17 photographs described in Ottoman. photographs 17.5 x 12.5 cm mounted on heavy paper (32 x 23.5 cm) and...

From Archive

$25,000.00


An almost-lifesize vintage portrait photograph of Sir James Hurtle Fisher (1790-1875), 'one of the most important pioneers of South Australia' ('Australian Dictionary of Biography') by FISHER, Sir James Hurtle

The very fine portrait (visible image size 545 × 395 mm, in its original ornate gilt frame, external dimensions 740 × 595 mm) is exquisitely hand-painted and signed by the famous colonial photographer, Townsend Duryea (1823-1888). His origina...

From Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers

AU$25,000.00


NOVECENTO (1900) (inscribed by Bertolucci) by Angelo Novi (photographer), Bernardo Bertolucci (director)

Inscribed by Bertolucci in Italian to Walter Alferol on title page. Full green morocco faded to brown with debossed decoration to front cover. Marbled endpapers. 36 original tipped-in silver gelatin prints, 1 color print of the film crew , and 1 loose sil...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$16,000.00


Chinese pictorial views and objects of interest, from photographs taken by J.R.L. Calder by J.R.L. Calder

Printed photographs plates all the book. No pagination. About 80pages, About 1920-1930s. Some small tears and crisp on covers, but the interior pages and plates are fine. ...

From Asia Medicine and Humanities Books

$9,550.00


STRANGE GENIUS...VOLUME V THE JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY by Wood, John [ ed]

[ Brewster, MA]: Published by Stephen Albahari [21st Publications], 2002. Two volumes. Folio (38.5 x 34.5 cm). Full publisher's Niger goatskin, enclosed in cloth clamshell box, accompanied by portfolio of loose plates, enclosed in matching box. Fine. Fir...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$9,500.00


Album contenant 30 portraits de format "Carte de visite" de Personnalités / FINE COLLECTION OF 30 CARTE-DE-VISITE PORTRAITS INCLUDING ONE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN.

1860 FINE COLLECTION OF 30 CARTE-DE-VISITE PORTRAITS INCLUDING ONE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN. Album with 30 Carte-de-Visite portraits of celebrities (writers, painters, composers, artists, politicians): Abraham Lincoln, Alexandre Dumas père, Victor Hugo, ...

From Louis Caron

CA$8,500.00


A small archive of 17 photographs and accompanying correspondence by the contemporary Austrian photographer Renate Graf by GRAF, Renate

The material relates to her travels in Asia, Africa and Europe in the early 1990s, accompanied by her husband, the German artist Anselm Kiefer. Many of these photographs, dating back to Graf's earliest use of the camera on her journeys, are overwritt...

From Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers

AU$7,500.00


EGYPT, NUBIA, and ETHIOPIA. Illustrated by One Hundred Stereoscopic Photographs, Taken by Francis Frith for Messrs. Negretti and Zambra. by FRITH, Francis.:

London, Smith, Elder and Co., 65, Cornhill, M.DCCCLXII (1862).. FIRST EDITION 1862, with Numerous Wood-Engravings by Joseph Bonomi and Notes by Samuel Sharpe. Small 4to, aproximately 235 x 180 mm, 9 x 7 inches, illustrated with 100 albumen stereoscopic m...

From Roger Middleton

£3,950.00


Orphans & Elegies. by [Larkspur Press] James Baker Hall

Monterey, Kentucky:: Larkspur Press,, 2009.. Edition of 26. Broadsides: 14 x 11"; 4 single sheets. Photos: 20 x 16"; 8 single giclée prints. Type set by hand in Cloister Lightface. Printed with a hand fed C&P on Gampi Torinoko paper ...

From Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers, LLC

$5,000.00


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