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H. Arnoux [Hippolyte Arnoux]:
A collection of photographs of Egyptian Scenes by H. Arnoux, Port Said.

Port Said, Egypt: H. Arnoux, [c.1865-1885?] Old quarto album, with 24 linen-mounted card leaves 29.5 x 22.5 cms, edges very browned, on which are pasted 35 full-page photographs, all but a few with a caption printed or handwritten on the negative identifying the scene, numbering the image, and giving the photographer as H. Arnoux, Port Said. Street and river scenes, antiquities, buildings, individuals in costume..: images generally rather faded but clean, a few lifting slightly, one with an inch corner lost, a little minor fraying or short closed tears to a few edges. Two are mounted upside down. In the restored binding of maroon pebble cloth, slightly marked, with new spine with paper label. Very Good.
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Price: 480.00


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W. H. Watts:
London: A Souvenir. 25 copyright photographs with descriptive letterpress.

London and Tunbridge Wells: Photocrom Co. Ltd., n.d. [1911]. First edition. [ii] (decorative orange title page and Introduction), followed by the 24 sepia photographs, each c.160x210mm and mounted recto on brown card, with the descriptive text and a vignette on a facing sheet of glazed tissue. Inner edge of Tower of London photograph has a knock and a crease: all otherwise very good: photos bright and clear, perhaps half being lively populated scenes with vehicles. 240x310mm, in the original binding of green cloth, ruled and titled in red, with the 25th (and smaller) photograph mounted thereon, and presented as an album with a cord tie through the spine. The cloth is very discoloured, but with no mustiness or damage elsewhere. In the protected dust jacket of toned paper reproducing the design of the title page (Beefeaters, Tudor Roses, heraldic dragons..): this is stained and soiled with chips to the edges. VG- in G dust-jacket.

Price: 98.00


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Lieut.-Colonel J.R. Minshull-Ford:
A Pictorial Souvenir and History of the First Battalion, the South Staffordshire Regiment, Bombay, India, 1926.

British Historical and Art Publishing Co., n.d. [c. 1926?] Presumed first and only edition. 28pp, including a history of the Battalion, followed by the 29 thick card pages on cloth hinges, with photographs mounted recto. 34 of these are 6x8ins, mounted two to a page, the other 12 being considerably larger, and all with printed captions. All are good quality prints, bright and sharp: most are group portraits (these do not give names). The text pages are clean and unmarked, with a little minor foxing to the prelims. Landscape Folio, 280x390mm, in the original binding of green pebble cloth, with ruling and insignia in gilt. Small scuffs to corners, short closed split to top edge of lower board, and a little faint soiling. Nice copy in the original cloth. Very Good.
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Price: 120.00


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edited by James Thrall Soby: texts by Andre Breton, Paul Elouard, Rrose Selavy [Marcel Duchamp], Tristan Tzara; preface by Man Ray and a portrait by Picasso:
Man Ray: Photographs 1920-1934 Paris; Photographies 1920-1934 Paris.

Hartford Connecticut: James Thrall Soby: Random House, NY & Cahiers d'Art, Paris: n.d. [1934]. First edition [spuriously stated 'Second Edition']. [vi], 104 [+8], [ii]. Very good copy with head of binder damaged. Plates and text clean and unmarked, corners good; small tears to binder holes at spine ends. Residue of small pencilled price to corner of title page. Faint greying of some white page areas from offsetting. 31x24.5cms, in the original white plastic comb binding. The Man Ray colour photograph front cover is clean and complete, with minimal (c.1mm) scuffs to the edges, a crease across the upper corner, tiny creases adjacent to the spine, a few short rubbed striations to the top edge, and one or two lesser imperfections. The white rear cover has a few minor marks, a 5mm closed tear to the leading edge, and a small loss of laminate to the bottom corner. The top two circlets of the binder have gone, and the third is present but detached. Text in French and English throughout (German and English in the case of Duchamp). The 'Deuxieme Edition' / 'Second Edition' printed on the title pages of unsold (first edition) copies was the publisher's ruse in the hope of boosting sales. Man Ray's introduction is set at the beginning of the book, and the four contributors' texts, introducing the groupings of the photographs, are titled: The visages of woman; Men before the mirror; When things dream; and Rayographs 1921-1928. A legendary production - and a very satisfactory copy. Very Good.

Price: 2,750.00


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Edited by Jack Hargreaves, and including contributions by P.G.Wodehouse, Ronald Searle, Gerard Hoffnung, Lord Dunsany, Erskine Caldwell, and Patrick Campbell:
Lilliput March-April 1953: Vol 32 No.4: Issue No. 190. [Includes Marilyn Monroe.]

London: Hulton Press, 1953. 96pp, illustrated. Includes 'Daddy's Little Girl' - a 5-page photofeature about Marilyn Monroe, 'Big Business' - a story by P.G. Wodehouse, 'Nuptial Nonsense' - cartoons by Gerard Hoffnung, and several illustrations by Ronald Searle, including a colour advertisement to the back cover. Clean and firm throughout, with slight crease and soiling to the back cover. Very nice copy. Very Good+.

Price: 30.00


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Wolfenden, Stephen, with a Foreword by Michael Palin and an Introduction by Bob Jellicoe:
To the Town: Portraits of Southwold. Photographs by Stephen Wolfenden.

Kirstead: Frontier Publishing, 1988. First edition. 95pp, with the erratum slip for p.6. His classic collection of affectionate portraits of people in their working environments - shops, offices, schools, the street - in Southwold. Landscape quarto (8.2 x 10.2 ins) softcover. Floral bookplate to half-title page. Contents otherwise clean. Covers clean, lower part of front cover faintly sunned (slightly yellowed), corners very slightly knocked. Nice copy. Very Good.

Price: 28.00


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