Catalogues

Elist 49

E-LIST49 I am pleased to offer for sale a selection of recent acquisitions, which includes the first work of photographic humor, Cuthbert Bede's  PHOTOGRAPHIC PLEASURES in the first three editions; a complete set of the Corcoran Gallery exhibition catalogues THE NATION'S CAPITAL IN PHOTOGRAPHS, 1976; one of the earliest descriptions of Daguerre's process; early manuals for the application of photography for military surveys; the variety of applications for stereo photography; pre-1860 formularies; the bromoil and collodion processes; and, the true first edition of Proctor's THE MOON with an extra albumen photograph by Rutherford.

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.

Elist 48

E-LIST 48 We are pleased to offer for sale a selection of recent acquisitions, which includes several highlights of Pictorialism: P. H. Emerson's MARSH LEAVES, 1 of 100 deluxe copies on Japan vellum; KODAK PORTFOLIO...EXHIBITION (of ) 1897, with 14 photogravures by Annan, Robinson, Davison, Hinton, et al; manuals on the Platinotype procces by Pizzighelli and Hinton; an early manual on the Autochrome and a work on the gum-bichromate, oil and bromoil printing processes. 

We include a selection of photographic incunabula, including the second German edition of Daguerre's manual, an 1856 manual on glass transparencies, an 1862 manual on the ambrotype, and the first French work on photomicrography to contain albumen examples.

Also offered is an unbroken run of the first ten Argentinian CONGRESO DE HISTORIA DE LA FOTOGRAFIA, Auer's ENCYCLOPEDIA INTERNATIONAL 1839 TO THE PRESENT, and other works on the history of photography in Italy, Uruguay, etc.

Among the monographs is a fine copy of Cartier-Bresson's DECISIVE MOMENT, and SIGNED works by Jan Saudek, Franco Fontana, Graciela Iturbide, and Larry Sultan. 

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.

Frank Howell: Photographs

I have the distinct pleasure of offering for sale the complete photographic archive of Frank Howell (1937 – 1997), the noted and widely collected Native American artist.

Elist 47

E-LIST47 I am pleased to offer for sale a selection of recent acquisitions which include nineteenth-century, an album of 143 large silver gelatin photographs detailing the logistical operations of the Port of New York during WWII, presented to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Frederick Starr's INDIANS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO, one of sixty copies, monographs by Christer Stromholm, and other recent acquisitions.

Elist 46

E-LIST 46 I am pleased to offer for sale a selection of recent acquisitions which include artist's books, early manuals, exhibition catalogues, signed monographs and original signed photographs. 

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.

Elist 45

 E-LIST 45 I am pleased to offer for sale a selection of recent acquisitions which include artist's books, early manuals, exhibition catalogues, signed monographs and original signed photographs. 

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.

Elist 44

 E-LIST 44 I am pleased to offer for sale a selection of recent acquisitions which include artist’s books, early manuals, exhibition catalogues, signed monographs and original signed photographs. 

 

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.