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Auction Description for Swann: IMPORTANT PHOTOBOOKS & PHOTOGRAPHS
Auction Description:
IMPORTANT PHOTOBOOKS & PHOTOGRAPHS
Viewing Notes:
Exhibition & Sale Schedule: Sale 2265 - Important Photobooks & Photographs - begins at 2:00pm in New York on Tues, Dec 13. All material in Sale 2265 on display at our premises in New York City, 104 East 25th Street, as follows - Thurs, Dec 8: 10am to 6pm - Fri, Dec 9: 10am to 6pm - Sat, Dec 10: 10am to 4pm - Mon, Dec 12: 10am to 6pm - Tues, Dec 13: 10am to Noon.

IMPORTANT PHOTOBOOKS & PHOTOGRAPHS

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

354 lots | 315 with images

December 13, 2011

Live Auction

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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(PHOTO-JEWELRY) Lovely 14K gold woman's bracelet with bas-relief floral embellishments

Lot 1: (PHOTO-JEWELRY) Lovely 14K gold woman's bracelet with bas-relief floral embellishments

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Description: (PHOTO-JEWELRY) Lovely 14K gold woman's bracelet with bas-relief floral embellishments and containing a hand-tinted tintype of a gentleman; the image measures 1 1/2x1 inch (3.8x2.5 cm.). Circa 1855

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(POP PHOTOGRAPHICA) Charming lighthouse delicately constructed out of seashells thoughtfully placed in artistic patterns, with a sixth-

Lot 2: (POP PHOTOGRAPHICA) Charming lighthouse delicately constructed out of seashells thoughtfully placed in artistic patterns, with a sixth-

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Description: (POP PHOTOGRAPHICA) Charming lighthouse delicately constructed out of seashells thoughtfully placed in artistic patterns, with a sixth-plate daguerreotype of 3 women and a young lady inset in the tower; with a hidden pull-out drawer on the base; measures 22 inches (55.9 cm.) high and 12 inches (30.5 cm.) in diameter at its widest point. Circa 1850 (image); constructed 1920s

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(LINCOLN, ABRAHAM) Presidential campaign pinback with a tintype measuring ½ inch (1.3 cm.) in diameter; with

Lot 3: (LINCOLN, ABRAHAM) Presidential campaign pinback with a tintype measuring ½ inch (1.3 cm.) in diameter; with

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Description: (LINCOLN, ABRAHAM) Presidential campaign pinback with a tintype measuring 1/2 inch (1.3 cm.) in diameter; with the name "LINCOLN" embossed on the lower edge; temporarily housed in an "oreo" thermoplastic case. 1860

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BABBITT, PLATT D. (1822-1879), attributed to Beautiful half-plate ambrotype of Niagara Falls, with a well-dressed group at Prospect Poi

Lot 4: BABBITT, PLATT D. (1822-1879), attributed to Beautiful half-plate ambrotype of Niagara Falls, with a well-dressed group at Prospect Poi

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Description: BABBITT, PLATT D. (1822-1879), attributed to/span Beautiful half-plate ambrotype of Niagara Falls, with a well-dressed group at Prospect Point. Ambrotype, 4 1/4x5 1/2 inches (10.8x14 cm.); in the original leather case (separated at hinge). Circa 1855

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(CASED IMAGE) Sixth-plate daguerreotype of a carpenter holding a T-square; sealed; in

Lot 5: (CASED IMAGE) Sixth-plate daguerreotype of a carpenter holding a T-square; sealed; in "The Tangent Circle" leather case.

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Description: (CASED IMAGE) Sixth-plate daguerreotype of a carpenter holding a T-square; sealed; in "The Tangent Circle" leather case. 1850s

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(CASED IMAGE) Sixth-plate daguerreotype of a laborer posing with horse;

Lot 6: (CASED IMAGE) Sixth-plate daguerreotype of a laborer posing with horse;

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Description: (CASED IMAGE) Sixth-plate daguerreotype of a laborer posing with horse; resealed; in a leather case. 1850s

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(CASED IMAGE) Sixth-plate daguerreotype by William M. Stroud depicting an engineer (?) posing with a quill pen (his index finger staine

Lot 7: (CASED IMAGE) Sixth-plate daguerreotype by William M. Stroud depicting an engineer (?) posing with a quill pen (his index finger staine

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Description: (CASED IMAGE) Sixth-plate daguerreotype by William M. Stroud depicting an engineer (?) posing with a quill pen (his index finger stained with ink), a compass in his lap and bound books in the background; in a leather case. 1850s

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(CASED IMAGES) Pair of images of laborers, comprising a sixth-plate ambrotype of a painter working at his easel,

Lot 8: (CASED IMAGES) Pair of images of laborers, comprising a sixth-plate ambrotype of a painter working at his easel,

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Description: (CASED IMAGES) Pair of images of laborers, comprising a sixth-plate ambrotype of a painter working at his easel, which is attributed to Francis Bickwell Carpenter, in a leather case; and a sixth-plate daguerreotype of 3 cobblers posing with tools, resealed, in a leather case (separated at hinge). 1850s

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MORAN, JOHN (1829-1902)

Lot 9: MORAN, JOHN (1829-1902) "In Fairmount Park."

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Description: MORAN, JOHN (1829-1902) "In Fairmount Park." Arch-topped albumen print, 6x8 1/4 inches (15.2x21 cm.), with notations on mount recto. Circa 1866

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WATKINS, CARLETON (1829-1916)

Lot 10: WATKINS, CARLETON (1829-1916) "At the Hacienda, New Almaden, Santa Clara County, Ca."

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Description: WATKINS, CARLETON (1829-1916) "At the Hacienda, New Almaden, Santa Clara County, Ca." Mammoth albumen print, 15 1/2x20 1/2 inches (39.4x52.1 cm.), with Watkins's (?) caption, in pencil, on mount recto. Circa 1865

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JACKSON, WILLIAM HENRY (1843-1942)

Lot 11: JACKSON, WILLIAM HENRY (1843-1942) "Royal Gorge, Grand Canon of the Arkansas."

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Description: JACKSON, WILLIAM HENRY (1843-1942) "Royal Gorge, Grand Canon of the Arkansas." Albumen print, 21x15 1/2 inches (53.3x39.4 cm.), flush mounted, with Jackson's credit and title in the negative. 1880s

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MUYBRIDGE, EADWEARD (1830-1904) Group of 10 plates from

Lot 12: MUYBRIDGE, EADWEARD (1830-1904) Group of 10 plates from "Animal Locomotion" of birds, including a cockatoo, hawk, and pigeon.

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Description: MUYBRIDGE, EADWEARD (1830-1904) Group of 10 plates from "Animal Locomotion" of birds, including a cockatoo, hawk, and pigeon. Collotypes, image area approximately 6 1/2x17 inches (16.5x43.2 cm.), on a two-toned sheet measuring 18 1/2x24 inches (47x61 cm.), with Muybridge's credit, "Animal Locomotion," the plate number, copyright and date printed on recto. 1887

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RUSSELL, ANDREW J. (1830-1902)

Lot 13: RUSSELL, ANDREW J. (1830-1902) "United States Military Rail Road Photographic Album."

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Description: RUSSELL, ANDREW J. (1830-1902) "United States Military Rail Road Photographic Album." Magnificent album with 107 albumen prints depicting the railroads, battlefields and landscapes of the Civil War. Albumen prints, sizes ranging from 3x3 to 11x15 1/4 inches (7.6x7.6 to 27.9x38.7 cm.), approximately 70 with a caption label and several with notations, in pencil, on the mounts or notations in the negative. Folio, rebound in a contemporary binding, but with the original gilt-lettered title affixed to the front cover. 1863-1864

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CAMERON, JULIA MARGARET (1815-1879) Portrait of Rachel Gurney.

Lot 14: CAMERON, JULIA MARGARET (1815-1879) Portrait of Rachel Gurney.

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Description: CAMERON, JULIA MARGARET (1815-1879) Portrait of Rachel Gurney. Albumen print, 4 1/2 inches (11.4 cm.) in diameter, on a contemporary mount, with the sitter's name, in Cameron's hand, in ink, on a label, on mount recto. 1872

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CHARNAY, DÉSIRÉ (1828-1915)

Lot 15: CHARNAY, DÉSIRÉ (1828-1915) "Chichen-Itza: The Prison" * "Chichen-Itza: Left Wing of the Nun's Palace."

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Description: CHARNAY, DÉSIRÉ (1828-1915) "Chichen-Itza: The Prison" * "Chichen-Itza: Left Wing of the Nun's Palace." Together, 2 photographs. Albumen prints, 6x9 inches (15.2x22.9 cm.), on the original two-toned mounts. 1860

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BONFILS, FELIX (1831-1885) Group of 13 photographs of sites in the Holy Land, including Jerusalem, Bethany, Palestine and Lebanon.

Lot 16: BONFILS, FELIX (1831-1885) Group of 13 photographs of sites in the Holy Land, including Jerusalem, Bethany, Palestine and Lebanon.

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Description: BONFILS, FELIX (1831-1885) Group of 13 photographs of sites in the Holy Land, including Jerusalem, Bethany, Palestine and Lebanon. Albumen prints, 9x11 inches (22.9x27.9 cm.), 7 with Bonfils's credit, and each with caption information and an inventory number in the negative and handwritten captions on mount recto. 1860s

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(JAPAN) Pair of Japanese albums, with a total of 98 hand-colored photographs,

Lot 17: (JAPAN) Pair of Japanese albums, with a total of 98 hand-colored photographs,

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Description: (JAPAN) Pair of Japanese albums, with a total of 98 hand-colored photographs, including lavish images of landscapes, temples, occupationals, and street scenes. Hand-colored mounted albumen prints, each approximately 8x10 inches (20.3x25.4 cm.), and the reverse; one with letterpress captions affixed to many of the mounts and the other with captions in many of the negatives; many with the original tissue guards. Oblong folios, one with a black lacquer cover with ivory inlay and the other a red lacquer cover with gilt highlights; leather backstrips perished and inexpertly reinforced with tape at the backstrip and hinges; all edges gilt. 1880s

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(JAPAN) Exquisite Japanese album, with a total of 50 beautiful hand-colored photographs,

Lot 18: (JAPAN) Exquisite Japanese album, with a total of 50 beautiful hand-colored photographs,

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Description: (JAPAN) Exquisite Japanese album, with a total of 50 beautiful hand-colored photographs, all depicting occupational scenes, including geishas, tradespeople, warriors, and children. Hand-colored albumen prints, each approximately 7 1/2x9 1/2 inches (19.1x24.1 cm.), and the reverse; many with the original tissue guards. Oblong folio, red lacquer covers depicting flora and fauna as well as a warrior's implements with gilt highlights; leather backstrip; all edges gilt. 1880s

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(JAPAN) Pair of small-format accordion-fold Japanese albums,

Lot 19: (JAPAN) Pair of small-format accordion-fold Japanese albums,

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Description: (JAPAN) Pair of small-format accordion-fold Japanese albums, together containing 74 delicately hand-colored albumen prints; one with 24 prints depicting geishas and the other containing 50 jewel-like images of temples, landscapes, occupationals, cities and rural agriculture. Hand-colored mounted albumen prints (74 total), each approximately 4x5 1/2 inches (10.2x14 cm.), and the reverse, with the original protective tissue guards, many with a location caption in the negative. Oblong 8vos, the larger of the two with cloth brocade covers, detached, several early plates also detached cleanly at the seams; the second in brown cloth; lightly worn. 1890s

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(POP PHOTOGRAPHICA) Unusual turn-of-the-last-century photographic souvenir from Japan: a handsome

Lot 20: (POP PHOTOGRAPHICA) Unusual turn-of-the-last-century photographic souvenir from Japan: a handsome

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Description: (POP PHOTOGRAPHICA) Unusual turn-of-the-last-century photographic souvenir from Japan: a handsome box-shaped decorative screen adorned with 4 hand-colored glass lantern slides with picturesque views; each slide image measures 5 1/2x8 View additional info »

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(POST-MORTEMS) Choice pair of albums with approximately 45 images depicting children;

Lot 21: (POST-MORTEMS) Choice pair of albums with approximately 45 images depicting children;

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Description: (POST-MORTEMS) Choice pair of albums with approximately 45 images depicting children; the first comprising 20 albumen cartes-de-visite, 6 sixth-plate tintypes and 2 silver prints; the second with more than 20 albumen and silver prints, image size from approximately 2x3 inches (5.1x7.6 cm.) to cabinet cards; many with the photographer's studio imprint or period notations. 16mo and small 4to, black leather with brass clasps; all edges gilt. Circa 1880s-1910s

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(EASTMAN PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS CO.) Kodak Portfolio.

Lot 22: (EASTMAN PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS CO.) Kodak Portfolio.

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Description: (EASTMAN PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS CO.) Kodak Portfolio. Published as a Souvenir for the Eastman Photographic Exhibition highlighting a Collection of Kodak Film Pictures by Eminent Photographers held at the New Gallery, London, from October 27th to November 16th. With 14 (of 14) delicate photogravures by J. Craig Annan, H.P. Robinson, George Davison, W. Stoiber, Andrew Pringle, et alia, printed by Annan. 8vo, original cloth, minor wear along edges; plates crisp and clean. de luxe edition./span Rochester, New York: Eastman Kodak Co., 1897

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(SALESMAN'S SAMPLE CASE.)

Lot 23: (SALESMAN'S SAMPLE CASE.) "Druver Duro Art Medallions, Double-Display Traveling Salesman's Case." With 4

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Description: (SALESMAN'S SAMPLE CASE.) "Druver Duro Art Medallions, Double-Display Traveling Salesman's Case." With 4 hand-colored celluloid medallion portraits, plus 10 composite sheets depicting different celluloid formats along with 4-color decorative backgrounds, in addition to a host of ephemera, including an illustrated booklet with representational placques, black-and-white pictorial promotional materials and order forms; in a leatherette case with an exterior pocket; contents loose as issued. 1920s

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JONES, CHARLES (1866-1959)

Lot 24: JONES, CHARLES (1866-1959) "Swede Green Top" (turnip).

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Description: JONES, CHARLES (1866-1959) "Swede Green Top" (turnip). Gold-toned silver print, 4 1/4x6 inches (10.8x15.2 cm.), with Jones's title, in pencil, on verso. Circa 1900

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LINCOLN, EDWIN HALE. Wild Flowers of New England Photographed From Nature.

Lot 25: LINCOLN, EDWIN HALE. Wild Flowers of New England Photographed From Nature.

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Description: LINCOLN, EDWIN HALE. Wild Flowers of New England Photographed From Nature. A complete set with 16 parts in 8 volumes, with a total of 400 photographic plates. Lavishly illustrated with original photographs, each elegantly depicting a different flower or plant in exquisite detail. Platinum prints, each approximately 9 1/4x7 1/4 inches (23.5x18.4 cm.), tipped to the mounts, with the description and plate number on mount recto. Folios (8), gray-green gilt-lettered 3/4 morocco over gilt-lettered cloth, slight wear; internally slight darkening at the edges of scattered pages and faint off-setting, overall clean and bright; all volumes with the Berkshire Garden Center bookplate at the front pastedown. first edition and one of only perhaps 50 copies./span Pittsfield, Massachusetts: Self-published, 1910-1914

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CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952)

Lot 26: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "Oasis in the Badlands."

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Description: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "Oasis in the Badlands." Platinum print, 6x7 3/4 inches (15.2x19.7 cm.), triple-mounted, with Curtis's signature, in ink, and his debossed copyright on print recto and his inventory number in the negative. 1905

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CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952)

Lot 27: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "The Potter."

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Description: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "The Potter." Platinum print, 16x12 inches (40.6x30.5 cm.), with Curtis's signature, in ink, and his embossed hand stamp on recto with his inventory number in the plate. 1906

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CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952)

Lot 28: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "Canyon de Chelly."

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Description: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "Canyon de Chelly." Platinum print, 6x8 inches (15.2x20.3 cm.), with Curtis's signature, in ink, on recto and his credit, copyright and date in the negative. 1904

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CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) Untitled (native man at creek) *

Lot 29: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) Untitled (native man at creek) * "Wishham Pictographs."

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Description: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) Untitled (native man at creek) * "Wishham Pictographs." Together, 2 photographs. Platinum and chlorobromide prints, 7 1/2x6 and 5 3/4x7 3/4 inches (19.1x15.2 and 14.6x19.7 cm.), the first triple mounted, with Curtis's signature, in ink, and his debossed copyright stamp on recto, his inventory number in the negative, with his 1906 copyright label on mount verso; the second with Curtis's signature, in pencil, on recto and his inventory number in the negative and with notations, in various hands, on verso. 1905-1906 & 1909

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CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952)

Lot 30: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "The Rush Gatherer, Kutenai."

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Description: CURTIS, EDWARD S. (1868-1952) "The Rush Gatherer, Kutenai." Photogravure on vellum, 11x15 1/2 inches (27.9x39.4 cm.), with Curtis's printed credit, title, date, the plate number 255, and publisher's credit (John Andrew & Son), on recto. 1910

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RINEHART, F.A. (1861-1928)

Lot 31: RINEHART, F.A. (1861-1928) "Mosteose [Holy Rabbit] Iowa" * "Howard Frost, Interp. Omaha."

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Description: RINEHART, F.A. (1861-1928) "Mosteose [Holy Rabbit] Iowa" * "Howard Frost, Interp. Omaha." Together, 2 photographs. Platinum prints, 9 1/4x7 inches (23.5x17.8 cm.), each mounted, with Rinehart's signature, copyright, date, the sitters' names, and numeric notations in the negative. 1898

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BEALS, JESSIE TARBOX (1870-1942)

Lot 32: BEALS, JESSIE TARBOX (1870-1942) "Fifth Avenue, NY" (Flatiron Building).

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Description: BEALS, JESSIE TARBOX (1870-1942) "Fifth Avenue, NY" (Flatiron Building). Silver print, 9 1/2x6 inches (24.1x15.2 cm.), with Beals's signature, in pencil, on print recto and her signature and title, in pencil, on mount recto. Circa 1905

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BENTLEY, WILSON A. (1865-1931) Snow crystal.

Lot 33: BENTLEY, WILSON A. (1865-1931) Snow crystal.

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Description: BENTLEY, WILSON A. (1865-1931) Snow crystal. Gold-chloride toned photomicrograph from a glass plate negative, 4x3 inches (10.2x7.6 cm.), with Bentley's signature and holiday inscription, in ink, on verso. Circa 1903-1910

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STIEGLITZ, ALFRED. Camera Notes. Volumes III-V.

Lot 34: STIEGLITZ, ALFRED. Camera Notes. Volumes III-V.

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Description: STIEGLITZ, ALFRED. Camera Notes. Volumes III-V. Official Organ of the Camera Club of New York. Edited by Alfred Stieglitz. Together, 3 volumes (each containing 4 parts) of this seminal publication, with a multitude of photogravures and reproductions from stieglitz, annan, käsebier, clarence white, frank eugene/span, and many others. 4tos, rebound in 1/2 leather over green boards, worn and covers partially detached; internally clean, but with scattered pencil notations (never affecting the image areas). New York: The Camera Club, 1899-1900

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CAMERA WORK. Number 4.

Lot 35: CAMERA WORK. Number 4.

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Description: CAMERA WORK. Number 4. Edited by Alfred Stieglitz. Illustrated with 4 photogravures after photographs by frederick h. evans,/span 2 halftones after the same photographer, one photogravure after a photograph by stieglitz/span and a halftone after arthur e. becher./span 4to, original gray wrappers, small chips to edges, text block detached from binding; internally clean and bright, but with some loss to top edge of text pages (not affecting the plates); former owner's inscription. New York, 1903

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CAMERA WORK. Number 5.

Lot 36: CAMERA WORK. Number 5.

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Description: CAMERA WORK. Number 5. Edited by Alfred Stieglitz. Illustrated with 3 photogravures and 3 halftones after photographs by robert demachy,/span and a photogravure each after photographs by prescott adamson/span and frank eugene./span 4to, original gray wrappers, small chips to edges, text block detached from binding; internally clean and bright; former owner's inscription. New York, 1904

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CAMERA WORK. Number 6.

Lot 37: CAMERA WORK. Number 6.

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Description: CAMERA WORK. Number 6. Edited by Alfred Stieglitz. Illustrated with 5 photogravures and one duotone after photographs by alvin langdon coburn/span, 2 halftones from will a. cadby,/span and a photogravure after w.b. post./span 4to, original gray wrappers, small chips to edges, text block detached from binding; internally clean and bright; former owner's inscription. New York, 1904

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CAMERA WORK. Number 7.

Lot 38: CAMERA WORK. Number 7.

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Description: CAMERA WORK. Number 7. Edited by Alfred Stieglitz. Illustrated with 3 photogravures and 3 halftones after photographs by theodor and oscar hofmeister,/span 2 halftones after robert demachy/span and a halftone each after eduard steichen/span and mary devens./span 4to, original gray wrappers, small chips to edges, text block detached from binding; internally clean and bright; former owner's inscription. New York, 1904

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CAMERA WORK. Number 16.

Lot 39: CAMERA WORK. Number 16.

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Description: CAMERA WORK. Number 16. Edited by Alfred Stieglitz. Illustrated with 3 photogravures and 4 halftones after photographs by robert demachy/span, 3 halftones after c. puyo,/span and a halftone and a photogravure after renée le bégue./span 4to, original gray wrappers, small chips to edges, text block detached from binding; internally clean and bright; former owner's inscription. New York, 1906

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CAMERA WORK. Number 17.

Lot 40: CAMERA WORK. Number 17.

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Description: CAMERA WORK. Number 17. Edited by Alfred Stieglitz. Illustrated with 4 photogravures and 2 halftones after photographs by joseph t. keiley/span, 2 photogravures after f. benedict herzog/span, one after harry c. rubicam/span and one after a. radclyffe dugmore./span 4to, original gray wrappers, small chips to edges; internally clean and bright; former owner's inscription. New York, 1907

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CAMERA WORK. Steichen Supplement.

Lot 41: CAMERA WORK. Steichen Supplement.

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Description: CAMERA WORK. Steichen Supplement. Edited by Alfred Stieglitz. Illustrated with 9 photogravures and 5 halftones after work by eduard j. steichen/span (with 14 of a total of 16 plates). 4to, original gray wrapppers, small chips to edges, backstrip split and rear cover detached; internally overall clean and bright, with just small spots of foxing along the extreme upper edge of some pages. New York, 1906

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(STIEGLITZ, ALFRED.) 291. Number 2.

Lot 42: (STIEGLITZ, ALFRED.) 291. Number 2.

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Description: (STIEGLITZ, ALFRED.) 291. Number 2. Co-edited by Stieglitz, Paul Haviland, Agnes Ernst Meyer and Marius De Zayas. With reproductions of artworka by De Zayas, Rhoades, and a musical score by Savinio. Tall folio, self-wrappers, stain at upper left quadrant through pages, and loss at top left corner. New York, 1915

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Lot 43: (STIEGLITZ, ALFRED.) Stieglitz Memorial Portfolio, 1864-1946.

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Description: (STIEGLITZ, ALFRED.) Stieglitz Memorial Portfolio, 1864-1946. Edited by Dorothy Norman. With 18 reproductions of Stieglitz's photographs, accompanied by tributes from steichen, strand, cartier-bresson, weston, /spanand others. Folio, black boards with a title label on the front cover, worn and age-darkened; ties; contents loose as issued. New York: Twice a Year Press, (1947)

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STRUSS, KARL (1886-1981)

Lot 44: STRUSS, KARL (1886-1981) "Cables--Singer Building, Late Afternoon" * "Vanishing Point II (Brooklyn Bridge From New York Side)."

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Description: STRUSS, KARL (1886-1981) "Cables--Singer Building, Late Afternoon" * "Vanishing Point II (Brooklyn Bridge From New York Side)." Together, 2 photographs. Platinum prints, each 4 1/2x3 3/4 inches (11.4x9.5 cm.), and the reverse, with Struss's signature, in pencil, on print verso and the edition notation 15/75, in pencil, on mount recto. 1912; printed 1979

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KANAGA, CONSUELO (1894-1978) Album containing 23 original photographs of Kairouan, Tunisia,

Lot 45: KANAGA, CONSUELO (1894-1978) Album containing 23 original photographs of Kairouan, Tunisia,

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Description: KANAGA, CONSUELO (1894-1978) Album containing 23 original photographs of Kairouan, Tunisia, including a host of intimate portraits of native peoples (especially children) and lyrical landscapes. Silver prints, 3x4 inches (7.6x10.2 cm.), and the reverse, each with a handwritten caption, in ink; the final leaf contains a wonderful letter to her mother. 4to, pictorial vellum over boards, lightly soiled. 1928

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BRIGMAN, ANNE (1869-1950)

Lot 46: BRIGMAN, ANNE (1869-1950) "The Lichen."

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Description: BRIGMAN, ANNE (1869-1950) "The Lichen." Silver print, 3 1/2x3 inches (8.9x7.6 cm.), with Brigman's signature and date, in ink, on print recto; mounted into a Christmas card with Brigman's salutation, "'The Lichen' brings you Christmas Wishes," in ink; the card folds into a stamped and addressed envelope. 1918

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STEICHEN, EDWARD (1879-1973) Portfolio entitled

Lot 47: STEICHEN, EDWARD (1879-1973) Portfolio entitled "The Early Years 1920-1927."

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Description: STEICHEN, EDWARD (1879-1973) Portfolio entitled "The Early Years 1920-1927." Introduction by Beaumont Newhall. With 12 beautiful photogravures on BFK Rives Paper by Jon Goodman and Richard Benson. Image size 10x12 inches (25.4x39.5 cm.) and smaller, and sheet size 20x15 1/4 inches (50.8x38.7 cm.). Folio-size gilt-lettered Indian tussah silk slipcase, exterior case dampstained; plates crisp and clean. number 438 of 500 numbered copies; signed by mary steichen calderone and newhall./span Gordonsville, Georgia: Aperture Publishers, 1981

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LARTIGUE, JACQUES-HENRI (1894-1986)

Lot 48: LARTIGUE, JACQUES-HENRI (1894-1986) "J-H Lartigue, A Collector's Portfolio," with 10 mounted photographs.

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Description: LARTIGUE, JACQUES-HENRI (1894-1986) "J-H Lartigue, A Collector's Portfolio," with 10 mounted photographs. Gold-toned silver prints, each is 7 1/2x6 inches (19.1x15.2 cm.), and the reverse, and matted. Folio, blue velvet with an elaborate Art Nouveau fleur-de-lys pattern and a gilt caption label on the front cover; front cover inset with a color print from the original Autochrome; and with the original caption folio; gold ties; in the original shipping box. signed by lartigue on the inside flap./span 1978

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Lot 49: (ATGET, EUGÈNE.) Atget Photographe de Paris.

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Description: (ATGET, EUGÈNE.) Atget Photographe de Paris. Preface by Pierre Mac-Orlan. Illustrated with reproductions of Atget's photographs of Paris. 4to, gilt-lettered burgundy cloth, backstrip lightly sunned; table of contents detached, starting towards rear. Roth 60; Parr/Badger I 127; Hasselblad 90. first edition./span New York: E. Weyhe, [1930]

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Lot 50: (ATGET, EUGÈNE.) The Work of Atget. Volumes I-IV.

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Description: (ATGET, EUGÈNE.) The Work of Atget. Volumes I-IV. Together, 4 volumes. By John Szarkowski and Maria Morris Hambourg. Each profusely illustrated with reproductions of Atget's photographs. Folios, stamped maroon cloth; photo-pictorial dust jackets, isolated spots of wear, but overall very clean and very bright. first editions./span New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1981: 1982: 1983: 1985

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