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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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“THE FIRST ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE PENTATEUCH IN AMERICA”

(HEBREW BIBLE) LEESER, Isaac. The Law of God. Philadelphia, 1845. Five volumes.

First edition of the “first English translation of the Pentateuch in America,” the 1845 Hebrew-English Bible by one of the most prominent and influential figures in American Jewish history. Five handsomely bound volumes. $18,500.

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"THE MOST STUPENDOUS ROCK AND ROLL PICTURE BOOK EVER"

(COOPER, Michael) (WYMAN, Bill) (HOCKNEY, David) (BLAKE, Peter) ROYLANCE, Brian, editor. Blinds & Shutters. (Guildford), 1990.

Signed limited first edition of this electrifying tribute to photographer Michael Cooper, number 3497 of 5000 copies, with over 600 images (in color and black-and-white) of the Beatles and Rolling Stones, along with numerous celebrities, writers, painters and musicians, this copy signed on a tipped-in leaf (as issued) by Bill Wyman, David Hockney, Kenneth Anger, Graham Nash, Peter Blake, who co-created the Sgt. Pepper album design, and five others contributors. $3500.

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"ONE OF THE PRIME SOURCES OF SHAKESPEARE'S HISTORICAL PLAYS"

HALL, Edward. Hall's Chronicle. London, 1809.

Fine early 19th-century folio edition of this rare and influential history—originally published in 1548 as "The Union of the two noble and illustre famelies of Lancaster & Yorke"—one of the most important sources for Shakespeare's history plays, in addition to containing "the first definite historical account of an English voyage to America" (Rosenbach). Attractively bound. $2000.

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