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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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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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PHOTOGRAPH OF MUHAMMAD ALI FIGHTING CLEVELAND WILLIAMS, ONE OF ONLY 350 COPIES SIGNED BY PHOTOGRAPHER NEIL LEIFER, THIS COPY ADDITIONALLY SIGNED BY ALI

(ALI, Muhammad) LEIFER, Neil. Photograph signed. No place, November 1993.

Extraordinary poster-size color photograph taken from overhead of Muhammad Ali returning to his corner with his fists raised over his head in triumph, leaving behind a sprawled-out Cleveland "Big Cat" Williams, one of only 350 copies printed and signed by the photographer Neil Leifer, this copy additionally signed by Ali. $8800.

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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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INSCRIBED BY BERENICE ABBOTT, NELL DORR, LOTTE JACOBI AND OTHERS,
ACCOMPANIED BY ONE OF ABBOTT’S SILVER GELATIN PRINTS

MITCHELL, Margareta K. Recollections. Ten Women of Photography. New York, 1979.

First edition of this tribute to ten leading women photographers: Berenice Abbott, Ruth Bernhard, Carlotta M. Corpron, Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Nell Dorr, Toni Frissell, Laura Gilpin, Lotte Jacobi, Consuelo Kanaga and Barbara Morgan. An exceptional presentation copy warmly inscribed by six of the photographers and the author to Anna Winand, long associated with New York’s International Center of Photography, which housed the landmark exhibit accompanying this volume: “For Anna, Why can’t I have met you before this farewell. This Hail and Farewell-Nell Dorr”; “For Anna, with good wishes and love, Lotte’; “Carlotta M. Corpron”; “Thank you, Anna, Ruth Bernhard, Berenice Abbott”; “For Anna, All best wishes-Barbara Morgan”; “For Anna, With thanks for your presence at ICP! Love from Margaretta.” This copy also with a laid-in silver gelatin print (8 by 10 inches), with “Berenice Abbott” inscribed on the verso by Winand. $7500.

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