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Rare Photographs Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

There are many books that come complete with beautiful illustrations and original photographs. The mere presence of photographs in rare and antique books increases the value of the item exponentially, and even more so if the photographs are well preserved. While there are many deluxe and special editions of books that include photographs, many of the photographs featured here are separate photographic portraits of authors, celebrities, and other historical figures. From photos of presidents to books of photographed nudes, there is quite the diversity of subjects in the photographs, with some photographs dating back to the Civil War.

The Americans. by Frank, Robert; Introduction by Jack Kerouac

New York: Grove Press, 1959. First edition of the photographer's masterpiece with 83 black-and-white full-page photogravures. Oblong quarto, original cloth, illustrated throughout, Presentation copy, inscribed by the photographer opposite the title page,...

From Raptis Rare Books


47 Nudes by Newton Helmut

London: Thames and Hudson, 1982. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ...

From The Last Word


[Photographie originale] Tablée dans la maison de Jean-Michel Folon et Colette Portal à Burcy, circa 1971 (Folon, André François, C. Portal, Jean-Louis et Jacqueline Bloch Lainé, Myrna et Paul Davis) by [Folon, Jean-Michel] - [François, André] - [Davis, Paul] - Sieff, Jeanloup (1933-2000)

1971. Photo. Illus. by Jeanloup Sieff. Très bon. Aucune reliure. Feuille : 30 x 40 cm, sujet : 22,5 x 15,1 cm. Circa 1971. Tirage gélatino-argentique d'époque portant au verso le tampon du photographe. On reconnaît parmi les...

From Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)


Eleanor Powell Signed Photograph

, . 8" x 10" glossy silver gelatin photograph of dancer/actress Eleanor Powell, whose pyrotechnic footwork earned her the title of "The Queen Of Tap." As a child, Powell was forced by her mother to enroll in dance classes as a means o...

From AARDWOLF Fine Books


Klonklavation Celebration Michigan Knights of the Ku Klux Klan July 4th, 1924 (Original Panoramic Photograph) by Cartwright, Milton W

Owosso, Mich.: Cartwrights Photography, 1924. Original panoramic photograph, 8" x 41 3/4", unframed, rolled. Near Fine, slight soiling rear, 1/4" tear and small crease top edge. Original stamp in blue ink on rear stating "Duplicates can be had for $1.50 a...

From Dale Steffey Books


International Aviation Meet. Grant Park Chicago. Panoramic Post Card. by (Aviation) Max Rigo Selling Company

Chicago, IL: Max Rigo, 1911. Folding panoramic postcard (290 x 195 mm). Professionally mounted, gazed, and framed using archival materials. Composite photographic image depicting the Chicago lakefront and early planes. The sender's and receiver's details...

From Alembic Rare Books


NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Archive Compiled by a Female Control Room Mission Specialist. Comprising mission updates, photographs, employee newsletters, and souvenirs documenting JPL projects between 1965 and 1984, including Apollo, Mariner, Pioneer 10 & 11, Viking, Voyager, Skylab, SEASAT, and Galileo. by Beight, Mary Catherine Grady

Pasadena, CA & Washington D. C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1965-1985. Archive composed of 135 printed photos with printed explanatory text (between 20.3 x 25.4 cm and 21.6 x 28 cm); 13 silver gelatine and colour photographs on glossy...

From Alembic Rare Books


SIGNED B/W Photograph Frank Sinatra in White Sweater with Collar Shirt Showing Smiling, Framed in Black Wooden Frame by SIGNED & INSCRIBED , Hi Sheila, Much Love Frank Sinatra

Unbound. No Jacket. First Edition. Signed by Author. Framed SIGNED & INSCRIBED , 8 1/2 X 11 inches, GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC. Signed by Author. First Edition. Unbound. ...



La Palestine Illustrée (in 2 vols.) by Scholten, Francois

First Edition. Paris: Jean Budry & Cie, 1929. In two volumes: La Porte d'Entrée: JAFFA and JAFFA la Belle. Copy no. 321 of the initial 1 - 1000 numbered print run. Photos and full description available on request. Condition generally very good except for...

From LeCrastinBooks


Actor John Qualen Signed Photo, Posed With John Wayne In A Scene From "The Searchers"

, . 8" x 10" glossy silver gelatin photograph of celebrated character actor John Qualen (1899-1987) engaged in a scene with John Wayne from the 1956 picture The Searchers, one of nine films Qualen did with Wayne as a member of John Ford’s sto...

From AARDWOLF Fine Books


Robert Mitchum SIGNED Color Photograph With Him Wearing Trenchcoat by SIGNED Robert Mitchum

8 X 10, Fine Condition, SIGNATURE GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC. Signed by Author. Unbound. Robert Mitchum SIGNED  Color Photograph With Him Wearing Trenchcoat...




Cabinet Card of Osh - Tisch ( "Find Them and Kills Them" ) and His Wife by John H. Fouch.- Photographer)

Mobile, Alabama : Reed & Wallace Cabinet card depicting Osh-Tisch " Find Them and Kills Them" (left) and his wife. The first portrait of an American Indian berdache ( a man who chose to dress and live as a woman), and the earliest (and the ...

From Dale Steffey Books


355th Battalion Q.M.C., Camp Custer, Mich. (Original Panoramic Photograph) by Mock, T.(heodore) F

Camp Custer, Battle Creek, MI: T.F Mock, 1918. Original panoramic photograph, 6 1/2" x 42 1/4", unframed, rolled. Near Fine, faint creases near ends, scant light soiling rear of photo. Stamped in blue ink rear -"Passed by Intelligence Secti...

From Dale Steffey Books


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