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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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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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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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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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“SHE GLEAMS AT US LIKE A MODERN PORCELAIN DOLL”

JACOBI, Lotte. Photograph signed. Head of a Dancer. No place, circa 1970.

Large gelatin silver print of Jacobi’s famous 1929 portrait of dancer Niura Norskaya, a “powerful and classic example” of that artistry that ranks Jacobi “among the foremost portrait photographers” (Otto Steinert), this 11 by 14-inch print signed by Jacobi in her customary penciled hand on the lower corner. $7800.

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“A RELAXED, UNTIDY, SOMEWHAT SELF-INDULGENT, WISE VISIONARY”

(STIEGLITZ, Alfred) JACOBI, Lotte. Photograph. Signed Mat. New York, circa 1930.

Vintage gelatin silver print of Stieglitz, with a large mat signed in the lower corner by Jacobi in her trademark pencil, from a photograph taken at Stieglitz’ New York gallery in 1938, this wonderful portrait capturing the warmth of the legendary American photographer whose work vitally encouraged Jacobi “to develop her personal style and artistic voice.” $7800.

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“CELEBRATED FOR THEIR DIRECTNESS, THEIR PENETRATING IMMEDIACY”

JACOBI, Lotte. Photograph signed. Kollwitz. No place, circa 1970.

Large gelatin silver print of the legendary German artist, this rarely seen image of a pensive Kollwitz captured by Jacobi the same day in 1931 as her more common portrait of the artist facing the camera, with Jacobi’s trademark penciled signature at the corner of this 10 by 13-inch print. $7500.

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SIGNED BY LOTTE JACOBI

JACOBI, Lotte. Photograph signed. Auden. New York, circa 1946.

Vintage gelatin silver print by Lotte Jacobi, signed by her with her embossed “New York” studio stamp in the lower right corner of print recto, her famed 1946 portrait of poet W.H. Auden, his face half in shadow, half in soft light, quietly intent on the open book in his hands. $7500.

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