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RARE LIMITED EDITION OF TWELVE INSTANT IMAGES, ONE OF ONLY 50 PORTFOLIOS ISSUED WITH 12 VINTAGE EXHIBITION-SIZE PRINTS SIGNED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHERS—WALKER EVANS, ANSEL ADAMS, JOSEF SUDEK, DAVID BAILEY, MINOR WHITE, LENNART NILSSON, SARAH MOON, ULRICH MACK, YOUSUF KARSH, KISHIN SHINOYAMA, OLIVIERO TOSCANI, AND JEANLOUP SIEFF

EVANS, Walker; ADAMS, Ansel; KARSH, Yousuf; SUDEK, Joseph; WHITE, Minor et al. Twelve Instant Images on Polaroid Type 105 Positive/Negative Film. Zurich, Switzerland, 1978.

Rare signed limited edition, one of only 50 sets in a signed unnumbered limitation featuring 12 vintage exhibition-size prints, each print signed by the photographer, an exceptional portfolio collection of striking duotones by world-renowned modern masters of photography—Walker Evans, Ansel Adams, Joseph Sudek, David Bailey, Minor White, Lennart Nilsson, Sarah Moon, Ulrich Mack, Yousuf Karsh, Kishin Shinoyama, Oliviero Toscani, and Jeanloup Sieff—edited by Allan Porter of Camera for Polaroid Corporation, including Evans' abstract close-up, Toscani's portrait of Andy Warhol, Karsh's portrait of Marshall McLuhan, Adams' "Window, Bear Valley," luminous nudes by Bailey and Sieff, Sudek's still life, richly evocative images by Moon, Mack and Nilsson, Shinoyama's striking nudes, and Minor White's dynamic cityscape. $28,000.

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WALKER EVANS’ MESSAGE FROM THE INTERIOR,
INSCRIBED TO POET RICHARD EBERHART

EVANS, Walker. Message from the Interior. New York, 1966.

First edition of Evans’ striking images of life in the American heartland, inscribed “To Dick and Betty Eberhart, with gratitude and much affection, from Walker, Hanover, Dec. 1972.” With 12 wonderful full-page photogravures. $9200.

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“1938-1971 IS A RESPECTABLE STRETCH, ISN’T IT”: EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE PRESENTATION/ASSOCIATION FIRST EDITION OF WALKER EVANS’ AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHS, WITH PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT ADDITIONALLY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY EVANS

EVANS, Walker. American Photographs. New York, 1938.

First edition of Evans' landmark photo-book, an exceptional presentation/association copy inscribed by him to longtime friend, journalist William McK. Chapman, “To Bill Chapman, (1938-1971 is a respectable stretch, isn’t it. Congratulations!) Walker,” this copy also with a vintage black-and-white photographic print (4-3/4 by 6-3/4 inches) captioned by Evans and signed by him, “Eliza Hobson with love to Bill Chapman, W. Evans,” with the print tipped to the front free endpaper above Evans’ inscription to Chapman. $8000.

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WALKER EVANS’ MESSAGE FROM THE INTERIOR,

FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED TO ARNOLD CRANE

EVANS, Walker. Message from the Interior. New York, 1966.

First edition, presentation copy, inscribed to fellow photographer and noted collector, “Arnold Crane, from Walker Evans.” With 12 full-page photogravures from photographs of the American heartland made by Evans from 1931 to 1962. $6000.

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LIMITED EDITION WALKER EVANS POSTER, INSCRIBED

EVANS, Walker. Original poster, inscribed. Hanover, 1972.

Original signed limited edition exhibition poster, number 8 of only 100 copies, inscribed, “To Jo and Ivan Albright, affectionately, Walker Evans.” Albright is considered “one of the 20th century’s most original artists.” $2800.

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SIGNED BY WILLIAM CHRISTENBERRY

EVANS, Walker, CHRISTENBERRY, William and SOUTHALL, Thomas W. Of Time & Place. San Francisco, 1990.

First edition of this evocative photobook commemorating the exceptional photographic kinship between the work of Walker Evans and William Chistenberry, signed by Christenberry on the title page and also by him on the cover of a laid-in card commemorating a New York gallery exhibit of his work, book featuring 54 black-and-white and full color photogravures, most full page—23 by Evans, 30 by Christenberry, and a portrait of Christenberry by Lee Friedlander. $500.

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“SOME OF THE MOST ICONIC IMAGES OF THE DECADE”

O’NEAL, Hank. Vision Shared. New York, 1976.

First edition of this scarce collection of over 280 full-page photogravures of the Great Depression that “epitomize documentary photography” (Parr & Badger), featuring the work of Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Ben Shahn and eight other celebrated FSA photographers whose rare genius sparked America’s social documentary movement, many never before published in book form. $350.

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FASCINATING INSIGHT INTO THE CREATIVE PROCESS

(EVANS, Walker) ROSENHEIM, Jeff L. and EKLUND, Douglas. Unclassified. Zurich, 2000.

First edition of this presentation of “mostly unpublished materials from the Walker Evans Archive, the vast collection of negatives and papers acquired in 1994 by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.” From the library of award-winning photojournalist Peter Turnley. $250.

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“STRADDLING THE LINE BETWEEN INVENTION AND THE DOCUMENTATION OF A REAL PLACE”

(PHOTOGRAPHY) EVANS, Walker and CHRISTENBERRY, William. Of Time & Place. San Francisco, 1990.

First edition, issue in wrappers, of this comparison of Evans’ and Christenberry’s photographic studies of Hale County, Alabama, with 26 black-and-white photographs by both (including several of Evans’ iconic portraits) and 28 in color by Christenberry. From the collection of acclaimed photojournalist Peter Turnley, with his ownership signature. $150.

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