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LL/36385
Title page for Various writers "Homes of American Statesmen: With Anecdotical, Personal, and Descriptive Sketches" (New York: G.P. Putnam & Co., London: Sampson Low, Son & Co, 1854)
1854
Title page
 
Google Books
 
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LL/36386
Hancock House, Boston: An original Crystallotype or Sun Picture
1854
Title page
 
Google Books
 
LL/36386 [Further details available]

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LL/25562
George Robinson Fardon
View of a portion of the City and Bay, from Taylor street - in the distance the U.S. Hospital.
[San Francisco Album. Photographs of the Most Beautiful Views and Public Buildings of San Francisco]
1855 (ca)
Salt paper print
9.0 x 12.1 cm (oval)
 
George Eastman Museum
Courtesy of George Eastman House, Gift of Eastman Kodak Company: ex-collection Gabriel Cromer
 
LL/25562 [Further details available]

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LL/48045
Alec Soth
Book cover for Alec Soth "Sleeping by the Mississippi" (Gottingen: Steidl Publishers, 2004)
2004
Book cover
 
Bassenge Photography Auctions
Courtesy of Bassenge, 19th-21st Century Photography, 6 June 2012, Lot: 4456
 
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LL/44455
George K. Warren
Yearbook Cover
1859
Album cover
13 x 11 ins
 
Smithsonian Books
Courtesy of Smithsonian Books.
 
LL/44455 [Further details available]

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LL/40583
Alexander Gardner
Album cover for "Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War, Volume 1"
1865-1866
Album cover
17.8 x 22.7 cm (7 x 8 15/16 ins)
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Gift, 2005, Accession Number: 2005.100.502.1 (1-50)
 
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LL/26995
Alexander Gardner
Title page from "Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War" (Washington: Philp & Solomons, [1865])
1865
Title page
 
Donald A. Heald - Rare Books, Prints & Maps
Courtesy of Donald A. Heald, #18897
 
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LL/13083
Joseph Janvier Woodward
Title page
[Report to the Surgeon General of the United States Army on an improved Method of Photographing Histological Preparations by Sunlight" - Issued by the U.S. War Department Surgeon General's Office]
1871
Title page
11 x 14 in
 
Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs
Courtesy of Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs (hb70)
 
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LL/22751
Alexander Gardner
Cover
[Ogallalla Sioux]
1872, May
Albumen print
5 1/2 x 4 7/8 in / 140 x 124 mm (image) 12 x 10 in / 305 x 254 mm (mount)
 
Etherton Gallery
 
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LL/22752
Alexander Gardner
Contents
[Ogallalla Sioux]
1872, May
Albumen print
5 1/2 x 4 7/8 in / 140 x 124 mm (image) 12 x 10 in / 305 x 254 mm (mount)
 
Etherton Gallery
 
LL/22752 [Further details available]

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LL/22753
Alexander Gardner
01 Red Cloud
[Ogallalla Sioux]
1872, May
Albumen print
5 1/2 x 4 7/8 in / 140 x 124 mm (image) 12 x 10 in / 305 x 254 mm (mount)
 
Etherton Gallery
 
LL/22753 [Further details available]

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LL/41206
Edward Bierstadt
Edward Bierstadt "Gems of American Scenery, consisting of Stereocopic Views among the White Mountains. With descriptive text. Illustrations by the Artotype Process." (New York: Harroun & Bierstadt, [1878])
n.d.
Book cover
 
Donald A. Heald - Rare Books, Prints & Maps
Donald A. Heald - Rare Books, Prints & Maps, New York (#23740)
 
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LL/41207
Edward Bierstadt
Edward Bierstadt "Gems of American Scenery, consisting of Stereocopic Views among the White Mountains. With descriptive text. Illustrations by the Artotype Process." (New York: Harroun & Bierstadt, [1878])
n.d.
Title page
 
Donald A. Heald - Rare Books, Prints & Maps
Donald A. Heald - Rare Books, Prints & Maps, New York (#23740)
 
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LL/41208
Edward Bierstadt
Upper Falls of the Ammonoosuc
n.d.
Book plate, stereoscopic
 
Donald A. Heald - Rare Books, Prints & Maps
Donald A. Heald - Rare Books, Prints & Maps, New York (#23740)
 
LL/41208 [Further details available]

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LL/23155
Edward S. Curtis
The North American Indian, Being a Series of Volumes Picturing and Describing the Indians of the United States and Alaska.
n.d.
Books
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Oct 15, 2007, #2124, Lot 53)
 
LL/23155 [Further details available]

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LL/41222
Edward S. Curtis
Book set of Edward Sheriff Curtis, "The North American Indian being a series of volumes picturing and describing the Indians of the United States and Alaska" [Boston, Cambridge, Mass. and Norwood, Mass.]: 1907-1930. 20 volumes (text only)
1907-1930
Books
 
Donald A. Heald - Rare Books, Prints & Maps
Donald A. Heald - Rare Books, Prints & Maps, New York (#23602)
 
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LL/35214
Title page of "Trask's Practical Ferrotyper" by A.K.P. Trask (Philadelphia: Benerman & Wilson, 1872)
1872
Title page
 
Google Books
 
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LL/15972
Edward Ruscha
Book cover for ED Ruscha "Twentysix Gasoline Stations" ([Alhambra, Calif.]: [National Excelsior Publications], 1962)
1962
Book cover
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Dec 7, 2006, #2097, Lot 257)
 
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LL/36899
Edward Ruscha
Book cover for Ed Ruscha "Every Building on the Sunset Strip" (Hollywood: Self-published, Printed by Cinema Center Printing Co., [1971)
1971
Book cover, in slipcase
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction May 20, 2010, Sale 2215 Lot 148)
 
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LL/44870
Edward Ruscha
Every Building on Sunset Strip
1966
Fanfold with offset illustrations on white paper
 
Van Ham Fine Art Auctions
Auction, Photography, 9 December 2011, Sale: 307, Lot: 1645
 
LL/44870 [Further details available]

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LL/46969
Jack Smith
Book cover for Jack Smith "The Beautiful Book" (New York: Dead Language Press [Piero Heliczer], 1959 )
1959
Book cover
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Feb 28 2012, Sale 2270, Fine Photographs & Photobooks, Lot: 81
 
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LL/47266
Jacob A. Riis
Book cover for Jacob A. Riis "How the other half lives" (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901)
1901
Book cover
19.5 x 13.5 cm
 
Ader Nordmann
Auction "Livres de photographies", 22 March 2012, Lot: 268
 
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LL/28339
Jacob A. Riis
Book cover for Jacob August Riis "How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York" (New York: Charles Scribners's Sons, 1890)
1890
Book cover
 
Christie's - New York
Christies - NY (Sale 2110: Lot 1 - April 10, 2008 - Fine Photobooks from an Important Private Collection)
 
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LL/39211
Jacob A. Riis
Title page for Jacob A. Riis "How the Other Half Lives: Studies among the tenements of New York" (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1897)
1897 (published)
Title page
 
Harvard University Library
 
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LL/47565
Nan Goldin
Book cover for Nan Goldin "The Ballad of Sexual Dependency" (Aperture, 1986)
1986
Book cover
 
Creative Commons - Wikipedia
 
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LL/47274
Susan Meiselas
Book cover for Susan Meiselas "Carnival Strippers", 2nd revised edition (Steidl, 2008)
2008
Book cover
 
Amazon - USA
 
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LL/47272
Susan Meiselas
Book cover for Susan Meiselas "Nicaragua" (Aperture/ICP, 2008)
2008
Book cover
 
Amazon - USA
 
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LL/44742
Weegee
Book cover for Weegee "Naked City" (New York: Essential Books)
1945
Book cover
 
Christie's - London
Sale 3013, Lot 443
 
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LL/31484
Weegee
Book cover for "Weegee by Weegee" (1st edition, 1961)
1961
Book cover
 
Private collection of Laurie Minor
 
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LL/43537
Weegee
Book cover for Weegee "Naked Hollywood", written by Mel Harris (New York: Pellegrini & Cudhay, 1953)
1953
Book cover
 
Stockholms Auktionsverk
Photographica, 4 April 2011, Lot: 4437
 
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LL/28386
Dorothea Lange
Book cover for Dorothea Lange "An American Exodus: A Record of Human Erosion. Text by Paul Taylor" (New York: Reynald Hitchcock, 1939)
1939
Book cover
 
Christie's - New York
Christies - NY (Sale 2110: Lot 63 - April 10, 2008 - Fine Photobooks from an Important Private Collection)
 
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LL/29188
Dorothea Lange
Book cover for Dorothea Lange "An American Exodus. A record of human erosion" (New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1939 - First edition)
1939
Book cover
 
Van Ham Fine Art Auctions
Van Ham - Contemporary Photographs, Literature on Photography (June 14, 2008) Lot: 109
 
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LL/28618
Roy DeCarava
Book cover for Roy DeCarava "The Sweet Flypaper of Life" Story by Langston Hughes. (New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1955)
1955
Book cover
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, May 15, 2008, #2146, Lot 60)
 
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LL/48047
Garry Winogrand
Book cover for Garry Winogrand, 1975, Women are Beautiful, (New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
1975
Book cover
 
Bassenge Photography Auctions
Courtesy of Bassenge, 19th-21st Century Photography, 6 June 2012, Lot: 4461
 
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LL/48036
Danny Lyon
Book cover for Danny Lyon "Conversations with the Dead. Photographs of Prison Life with the Letters and Drawings of Billy McCune" (New York, Holt, Rinehart and Wilson, 1971)
1971
Book cover
 
Bassenge Photography Auctions
Courtesy of Bassenge, 19th-21st Century Photography, 6 June 2012, Lot: 4443
 
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LL/12524
Robert Frank
Front cover of "the Americans" (New York: Grove Press)
1959
Book cover
 
Private collection
 
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Contents - Themes & Fragments
1860-1880 - Edward Bierstadt: Gems of American Scenery, consisting of Stereocopic Views among the White Mountains (1878)
Adolescents - Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency (1986)
American Civil War (1861-1865) - Alexander Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War (1866)
American Civil War (1861-1865) - The Photographic History of the Civil War
Anthropology and ethnology - Alexander Gardner: Ogallalla Sioux (May, 1872)
Anthropology and ethnology - Edward S. Curtis: The North American Indian
Architecture - George Robinson Fardon: San Francisco Album. Photographs of the Most Beautiful Views and Public Buildings of San Francisco (1856-1857)
Architecture - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Architecture - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
Artists' books - Ed Ruscha: Every Building on Sunset Strip
Artists' books - Ed Ruscha: Self-published books
California - Ed Ruscha: Every Building on Sunset Strip
California - Ed Ruscha: Self-published books
California - George Robinson Fardon: San Francisco Album. Photographs of the Most Beautiful Views and Public Buildings of San Francisco (1856-1857)
California - Introduction to photography in California
Calotypists - USA - George Robinson Fardon: San Francisco Album. Photographs of the Most Beautiful Views and Public Buildings of San Francisco (1856-1857)
Catastrophes - The Dust Bowl
Cityscapes - Urban - George Robinson Fardon: San Francisco Album. Photographs of the Most Beautiful Views and Public Buildings of San Francisco (1856-1857)
Cityscapes - Urban - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Cityscapes - Urban - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
Cold War (1945-1991) - Susan Meiselas: Nicaragua
Cold War (1945-1991) - The Cold War (ca. 1945-1991)
Crime and punishment - Danny Lyon: Conversations with the Dead (1971)
Crime and punishment - Weegee: Books
Documentary - Danny Lyon: Conversations with the Dead (1971)
Documentary - Documentary photography and advocacy
Documentary - FSA - Farm Security Administration: Examples
Documentary - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Documentary - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
Droughts - The Dust Bowl
Early social commentary - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Early social commentary - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
Evidence - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Evidence - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
FSA - Farm Security Administration - Dorothea Lange: FSA - Farm Security Administration
FSA - Farm Security Administration - FSA - Farm Security Administration: Examples
FSA - Farm Security Administration - The Dust Bowl
Gender - Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency (1986)
Guidelines, manuals and instructions - A.K.P. Trask: Trask's Practical Ferrotyper (1872)
Guidelines, manuals and instructions - Introduction to guidelines, manuals and instructions
History of photography - American photobooks
Housing conditions - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Housing conditions - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
Intimate relationships - Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency (1986)
Jules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days - Alexander Gardner: Ogallalla Sioux (May, 1872)
Jules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days - Introduction to photography in California
Jules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days - Native Americans
Landscape - Stereoviews: Places and locations
Landscape photography and spatial relationships - Ed Ruscha: Every Building on Sunset Strip
Landscape photography and spatial relationships - Spatial relationships within the landscape
Magic lanterns - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Native Americans - Alexander Gardner: Ogallalla Sioux (May, 1872)
Native Americans - Edward S. Curtis: The North American Indian
Native Americans - Native Americans
New Hampshire - Edward Bierstadt: Gems of American Scenery, consisting of Stereocopic Views among the White Mountains (1878)
New Hampshire - Introduction to photography in New Hampshire
New York - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
New York - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
Nicaragua - Susan Meiselas: Nicaragua
Peoples of the world - Alexander Gardner: Ogallalla Sioux (May, 1872)
Peoples of the world - Edward S. Curtis: The North American Indian
Photobooks - American photobooks
Photomicroscopy - Joseph Janvier Woodward: Photomicrographs
Poverty - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Poverty - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
Prisons - Danny Lyon: Conversations with the Dead (1971)
Publications, books, manuals, journals and magazines - Introduction to tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs
Salt prints - George Robinson Fardon: San Francisco Album. Photographs of the Most Beautiful Views and Public Buildings of San Francisco (1856-1857)
Sex Industry - The sex industry
Sexuality - Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency (1986)
Social outsiders - Danny Lyon: Conversations with the Dead (1971)
Social outsiders - Native Americans
Stereoscopes - Edward Bierstadt: Gems of American Scenery, consisting of Stereocopic Views among the White Mountains (1878)
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Edward Bierstadt: Gems of American Scenery, consisting of Stereocopic Views among the White Mountains (1878)
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Introduction to books illustrated with stereoviews
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Introduction to stereoviews
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereoviews: Places and locations
Street - Robert Frank: The Americans
Tintypes - A.K.P. Trask: Trask's Practical Ferrotyper (1872)
Tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs - Alexander Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War (1866)
Tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs - Alexander Gardner: Ogallalla Sioux (May, 1872)
Tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs - Books illustrated with salt prints
Tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs - Edward Bierstadt: Gems of American Scenery, consisting of Stereocopic Views among the White Mountains (1878)
Tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs - Introduction to tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs
Travel - Edward Bierstadt: Gems of American Scenery, consisting of Stereocopic Views among the White Mountains (1878)
Travel - Robert Frank: The Americans
Urban life - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Urban life - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
USA - Alexander Gardner: Ogallalla Sioux (May, 1872)
USA - American photobooks
USA - Edward Bierstadt: Gems of American Scenery, consisting of Stereocopic Views among the White Mountains (1878)
USA - FSA - Farm Security Administration: Examples
USA - George Robinson Fardon: San Francisco Album. Photographs of the Most Beautiful Views and Public Buildings of San Francisco (1856-1857)
USA - Introduction to photography in the USA
USA - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
USA - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
USA - Robert Frank: The Americans
Women photographers - Nan Goldin: The Ballad of Sexual Dependency (1986)
Working conditions - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Working conditions - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers


 
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