CRAFWORD, Marian (1955 - )
Melbourne : the artist, 2016. Quarto, illustrated wrappers with wraparound title band, pp. , illustrated. Signed and dated by the artist. A contemporary photobook created by Melbourne artist Marian Crawford, drawing on her memories growing up on Babana (contemporary Kiribati) and using historical photographs of what was at the time known as the Gilbert and …
LEWITT, Sol (1928 - 2007)
New York : Tanglewood Press, 1977. Quarto, lettered card wrappers, pp. , photographic illustrations of a brick wall at different times of day in different light. Presentation copy, signed and inscribed on the title page ‘For William, Sol Lewitt’. ‘As a co-founder of Printed Matter in the 1970s, Lewitt was a crucial proponent of the …
"BRUCE OF LOS ANGELES" [BELLAS, Bruce] (1909 - 1974)
Volume 1 – 17 (complete); volumes 24, 27, 30, 35, 36. Los Angeles : Bruce of Los Angeles, 1956 – 1966. Octavo, illustrated wrappers (some lightly rubbed), pp. [48 – 54 various]; photographic illustrations. A substantial collection of the first volumes of a beefcake magazine dedicated to the male figure by renowned photographer Bruce Bellas …
HENSON, Bill (1955 -)
With contributions by David Malouf, Peter Scheldahl. Melbourne : Deutscher Fine Art, 1989. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 103 pp., illustrated throughout. A fine copy, and scarce as such.
HENSON, Bill (b. 1955)
Zurich : Scalo, 2002. First edition. Extended oblong folio (430mm wide), cloth in illustrated dust jacket, 175 pp. of Henson’s ethereal photography. This is the first edition, printed in Germany. It was then reprinted in Melbourne in 2008. A fine copy, signed by Bill Henson on the half-title.
WEBER, Bruce (1946 - )
New York : Afred A. Knopf, 1986. Folio, photo-illustrated cards, a few light stains, previous owner’s inscription to endpaper, unpaginated, fully illustrated photobook with several fold-out plates. One of the great photo-books of the late twentieth century, O Rio de Janeiro is a luxuriously voyeuristic tour through the streets of Rio. Weber’s design of the …
[Mock-up for an unpublished artist’s photo book]. [U.S.A.] : Gaby Semo, [c.1980]. Quarto (305 x 230 mm), unbound, black card “wrappers”, the upper wrapper with title and artist’s name printed in white with original photograph onlaid,  preliminary sheets (including printed titles), followed by  sheets each with an original black-and-white photographic print on matte …
HAMAGUCHI, Takashi (1931 - )
Tokyo : Japan Camera, 1973. Quarto, boards in dust jacket (edges rubbed), pp. 154, photographically illustrated, signed by the photographer on the title page. Text in Japanese. Hamaguchi’s photobook ‘Document Angle’ records Japanese life at a time of rapid economic growth and social change. During a period of Westernisation, urbanisation and industrialisation, Document Angle illustrated …
HENSON, Bill (1955 - ); RÜCKERT, Friedrich (1788 - 1866); MAHLER, Gustav (1860 - 1911)
London : Stanley/Barker, 2017. Quarto (381 x 305 mm), decorated black cloth, 16 pages letterpress text by Rückert, 64 pages offset with 32 photographs by Henson, housed in a foil stamped black slipcase containing a 12″ vinyl record of the music of Mahler. Published in a limited edition of 150 numbered copies each signed by Bill Henson. …
[Paris : Underground Press, 1970]. Oblong octavo, illustrated wrappers, unpaginated. A photographic artists book where essentially a game of strip poker devolves into an orgy. A variant cover is printed in pink and has the publisher on the upper wrapper. This variant has no details at all about the publisher, and as such, we believe …
MORAND, Paul; BRASSAÏ (1899 - 1984)
Paris: Edition Arts et Métiers Graphiques, 1933. Quarto, photographic wrappers, spiral bound (with all the perforations intact), lettered on front cover in red, small creases lower right and upper right corners, a few light marks, but overall a very good copy of a notoriously fragile and significant photobook. Pp. 12; text by Morand, 64 full page …
SMITH, W. Eugene (1918 - 1978); SMITH, Aileen M.
Tokyo : Soju Sa, 1973. Quarto, silver-lettered card wrappers (signed by W. Eugene Smith on lower wrapper), pp. 32, photographically illustrated. Text in Japanese. A Japanese photobook by the renowned American photographer documenting the environmental and social impact of a chemical spill in Kyushu which resulted in mercury poisoning (Minimata) of a number of local …
SIMPSON, David S. and AIDO (?), Karl
Baltimore, Maryland : Flag Studios, [between 1970 and 1975]. Oblong octavo, suede covered boards bound with metal studs, the upper covers opening at the centre, containing four “flip book” series of 12 photographic prints (48 in total), each 55 x 75 mm, being the upper or lower parts of male heads which can be matched …
New York : Macmillan, 1968. Large octavo, illustrated card wrappers, small nick to foot of spine else fine, pp. 94, illustrated. First edition (simultaneously published in hardcover and softcover). One of the most important photobooks of the 1960s, documenting bike culture during the years Lyons spent with the Chicago Outlaw Motorcycle Club. The bikeriders would prove …
MAPPLETHORPE, Robert; CHATWIN, Bruce; [LADY LISA LYON]
New York : Viking, 1983. First edition (issued simultaneously in both hardcover and softcover). Large quarto, original pictorial stiff wrappers; signed on the half-tile by the photographer Mapplethorpe (black ink) and his subject, bodybuilder Lisa Lyon (silver ink); pp 128, with over 100 black-and-white photogravure plates; text by Bruce Chatwin; foreword by photography collector and …
New York : Simon and Schuster, 1964. First edition. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (edges a little worn), pp. 127, black and white photographs, name to endpaper. An important photobook documenting the civil rights movement in the United States.