Catalogues

E-LIST 53: HOME ALONE - NEVER OVERLOOK THE TECHNICALITIES, PART 2

E-LIST 53: HOME ALONE - NEVER OVERLOOK THE TECHNICALITIES, PART 2

E-LIST53 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.

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 52 NEVER OVERLOOK THE TECHNICALITIES

E-List 52 NEVER OVERLOOK THE TECHNICALITIES

E-LIST52 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 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.

 

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 51 Recent Acquisitions

E-List 51 Recent Acquisitions

E-LIST51 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.

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 50

E-List 50

E-LIST50 I am pleased to offer for sale a selection of recent acquisitions, which includes a vintage photograph by Mario Giacomelli; a portrait of James Baldwin by Anthony Barboza;  a portfolio of large offset prints, signed by Michael Becotte; important early manuals by Claude Felix Abel Niépce de Saint-Victor, Désiré Van Monckhoven, and Frederick T. Hardwich.  There is an early broadside of  E.S. Hayden, an itinerant daguerreotypist, and a  selection of signed works by Les Krims, Eikoh Hosoe and Joel-Peter Witkin.

 

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 49

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

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

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

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.