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PHOTOGRAPH OF MARCUS GARVEY, BOLDLY SIGNED BY HIM

GARVEY, Marcus. Photograph signed. No place, circa 1920.

Photograph circa 1920 of Jamaican-American leader Marcus Garvey—"an important link between early 20th-century black leaders and modern spokesmen"—an exceptional photographic portrait signed by Garvey with his bold inked signature along the lower portion of the sepia-toned image. $18,500.

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“ONE OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT AND FAR-REACHING PHOTOBOOKS
IN THE MEDIUM’S HISTORY”

THOMSON, John. Street Incidents. London, 1881.

First abridged edition of the “first concerted body of work to deal with life on the streets,” with 21 mounted brown-tone Woodburytypes from the original glass plates. $12,800.

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“PHOTOGRAPHS TO REVEAL THE HARSHNESS OF LIFE ON THE NEW YORK STREETS”

KLEIN, William and CHARYN, Jerome. Citizen Sidel. No place, 1996.

Signed limited edition, number 62 of only 80 copies signed by both Klein and Charyn, with six exhibition-size vintage gelatin silver prints of New York, each print numbered and signed by Klein, and mounted on Arches paper, in original clamshell box. $12,500.

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TWO BEAUTIFUL, LARGE, VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS OF SIOUX CHIEFS BY FRANK A. RINEHART

(RINEHART, Frank A.). Two Large Native American Photographic Portraits. Omaha, 1896.

Two splendid large photographic portraits of Native American (Sioux) chiefs—Chief Hollow Horn Bear of the Lakota Sioux, on the left, and Chief Afraid of Eagle, of the Oglala Sioux, who participated in the Battle of Little Bighorn, on the right—by renowned photographer Frank A. Rinehart. Both images are vintage enlarged negatives (internegatives) that would have been used by Rinehart or his studio for producing large prints, and show remarkable detail, clarity, and fine tonal gradation. $12,000.

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RARE COLOR PHOTOGRAPHIC ALBUM OF CONSTANTINOPLE, CIRCA 1890, CONSISTING OF 30 VINTAGE PHOTOCHROM PRINTS

PHOTOCHROM ZURICH. Constantinople. Zürich, circa 1890.

Rare photographic album of Constantinople, circa 1890, by the renowned studio of Photochrom Zürich, with 30 beautiful mounted vintage photochrom color prints offering exceptional views of majestic mosques, palaces, and plazas, as well as the people of this great city, in magnificent velvet binding with brass furniture. $9800.

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BOLDLY PRESENTED AND SIGNED BY EDISON

EDISON, Thomas Alva. Photograph signed. No place, circa 1920.

Very scarce vintage photographic portrait of Edison seated in a library, inscribed and signed by him with a bold flourish on the mount: "To Mrs. Blauvelt, from a believer in woman suffrage, Thos A Edison." $9200.

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WONDERFUL PORTFOLIO OF HAND-PAINTED PHOTOGRAPHS BY VICTOR VAZQUEZ, EACH SIGNED BY HIM

VAZQUEZ, Victor. The Body and the Bird. Philadelphia, 2002.

Signed limited first edition of this dramatic portfolio of nine hand-painted gelatin silver prints by an iconic Puerto Rican artist, number 6 of only 25 copies produced, each print signed, titled and dated on the verso by Vazquez. $8500.

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ELEVEN EARLY ORIGINAL SILVER-GELATIN PRINTS BY GOTTFRIED JAEGER

JAEGER, Gottfried. Eleven original silver-gelatin prints. WITH: Supporting printed materials. Bielefeld; Ravensburg, 1967-68; 1975. Four pieces altogether.

Scarce collection of eleven original photographic prints from negatives, hand-dated by Jaeger, with his copyright stamp. Together with the 1968 exhibition brochure from the Bielefeld Museum, 1975 first edition of the first monograph on generative photography, edited by Jaeger, and 1969 artist’s portfolio of glossy reproductions, signed by Jaeger. $8000.

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“THE GRANDFATHER OF CIVIL WAR HISTORIES”

MILLER, Francis Trevelyan, editor. Photographic History of the Civil War. New York, 1912. Ten volumes.

Second edition set of Miller’s famous and important 10-volume photographic history of the Civil War, containing “thousands of scenes photographed 1861-65, with text by many special authorities.” Splendidly bound in the very scarce publisher’s morocco. $7800.

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“IMAGES OF CAMEL CARAVANS IN THE DESERT”: RARE ALBUM OF 22 VINTAGE ALBUMEN PRINTS

(SÉBAH, J. Pascal and BÉCHARD, Emile, et al.). Photograph Album. Middle East. Egypt, circa 1880.

Original photograph album of the Middle East circa 1880, with 22 splendid exhibition-size albumen prints from glass negatives, featuring the work of renowned photographers J. Pascal Sébah, Émile Béchard, Langahi and others, including Sébah's images of Alexandria's Column of Pompey, Nile yachts and desert vistas, Langahi's view of Nubian tribesmen, and Béchard's iconic image of people climbing the massive stones of the Great Pyramid. Splendidly bound. $7500.

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