Catalogues

E-LIST 63: RECENT ACQUISITIONS

E-LIST 63: RECENT ACQUISITIONS

E-LIST 63 I am pleased to offer for sale a selection of recent acquisitions, which includes a presentation copy of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men; two albums of photographs of Egypt by Beato and Bonfils; the first published color photograph, 1871; two self portraits by Margaret Bourke-White; 12 monographs from the History of Photography Monograph Series, Arizona State University; Nine Calotypes in Honor of Fox Talbot; and 3 novelty camera decanters.


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 61: A Miscellany

Elist 61: A Miscellany

E-LIST61 I am pleased to offer for sale a miscellany of photographic books, broadsides and images, which include: Roger Aubry's L'EPREUVE PHOTOGRAPHIQUE, Series 1 & 2; an unrecorded announcement soliciting sitters for portraits by Andrew Burgess, Leon, Mexico, 1869; portfolios of photographs by Lucien Clergue, Larry Fink and Vilem Kriz, and Frederick Sommer; the first American collection of cliche-verre, AUTOGRAPH ETCHINGS BY AMERICAN ARTISTS, 1859; monographs signed or inscribed by Paul Caponigro, Walker Evans, Lee Friedlander, Eikoh Hosoe, Danny Lyon, Nathan Lyons and others; Swedish Pictorialist Henry P. Goodwin's rare VART VACKRA STOCKHOLM, limited to 200 copies; technical manuals from the 1850s; and photogravure plates from CAMERA WORK by Steichen, Stieglitz and White.


This sampling is but a fraction of my inventory; for a larger selection, please visit my website https://www.cahanbooks.com.  New additions are uploaded regularly.

E-LIST 60: A FEW RECENT ACQUISITIONS

E-LIST 60: A FEW RECENT ACQUISITIONS

E-LIST60 I am pleased to offer for sale a selection of recently acquired books, photographs and related ephemera.  These include: Laure Albin-Guillot's, CIELS, a portfolio of 16 signed Fresson prints, which accompany the text by Marcelle Maurette; a group of 6 illustrated photographic paper samples from the German firm of Ferdinand Beyrich, c. 1861-1865; Gay-Lussac's account of Daguerre's discovery, likely the first published; G. Christopher Davies' 48 photogravure plate portfolios of the Broads and Rivers of Norfolk and Suffolk; a perfect copy of Hosoe's first book, Man and Woman, signed; 2 gelatin silver prints by Joseph Jachna, signed; a unique presentation album of platinum and other photographs produced by the Old Cambridge Photographic Club, 1895; and a 2 page announcement by M.A. Root, c.1846-1847, stating his acquisition of the stock of the Mayall Gallery, Philadelphia, as well as the prices for his varied photographic services.


This sampling is but a fraction of my inventory; for a larger selection, please visit my website https://www.cahanbooks.com.  New additions are uploaded regularly.

E-List 58 EXHIBITION CATALOGUES PART 1

E-List 58 EXHIBITION CATALOGUES PART 1

 I am pleased to offer for sale 95 inexpensive catalogues spanning the years 1890 - 2000, including solo, group and thematic showings as well as regional salons.

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 59 EXHIBITION CATALOGUES PART 2

E-LIST 59 EXHIBITION CATALOGUES PART 2

E-LIST 59  I am pleased to offer for sale 55 inexpensive exhibition catalogues, including solo, group and thematic showings, as well as regional salons.

This is but a fraction of my inventory; for a larger selection, please visit my website https://www.cahanbooks.com.  New additions are uploaded regularly.

E-LIST 57: A FEW RECENT ACQUISITIONS

E-LIST 57: A FEW RECENT ACQUISITIONS

E-LIST 57 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.

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 56

E-LIST 56

E-LIST # 56:TRADE CATALOGUES & COMPANY PUBLICATIONS

E-LIST 56 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.