Welcome to Cafe Lehmitz Photobooks, your WebStore for sustainable photo books!

Find out on the following pages about photo books that will be talked about years from now. Since 2007, photo book expert and art historian Richard Sporleder has been assisting public libraries as well as private collectors in compiling & expanding their photo book collection.
Café Lehmitz Photobooks stands for a curated selection of sophisticated photo publications. Enjoy browsing through this pre-selection and gain a lot of knowledge!

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39,80 € * Weight 0.4 kg

In his photo book 'Kin', Pieter HUGO concentrates exclusively on his personal experiences in his native South Africa, a schizophrenic and problematic place that has been shaped by political, cultural & racial tensions and contradictions for centuries.
from 32,00 €
'Chroma' contains a photo series that originated in the early 1980s when John DIVOLA was looking for more stable material, such as the artificial, industrial cibachrome - very flawed for conventional images, but with properties that produced these images.
from 29,50 €
'The Many Lives of Erik Kessels' provides an overview of how to better understand and appreciate the hybrid way of working of the Dutch photographic artist Erik KESSELS, who defies any categorization. With more than twenty works as well as many essays.
32,00 € * Weight 1.2 kg
In 'Köln in Wirtschaftswunderzeiten' (economic miracles), Heinz HELD portrays the city of Cologne its residents from the 'rubble times' to the mid-1970s. The era of acceleration & expansion is reflected in its views of buildings, everyday life & portraits
29,80 € *
As a continuation of the Old and the New Testaments of the Bible, this volume, 'The Last Testament' by Norwegian photographer Jonas BENDIKSEN, presents visual accounts and stories of seven men around the world who claim to be the Second Coming of Jesus'.
19,95 € * Weight 1.2 kg
'Manhattan Sunday' by Richard RENALDI is a tribute to a slice of New York nightlife of the 1980s - the photographs reflect the evolving identity of the city. In addition, he describes his experiences as a young man who had just embraced his gay identity.
29,80 € *
Gebundene Ausgabe mit Schutzumschlag, 28,5 x 31 x 3,5 cm., 320 S., S/W-Abb., deutsch-sprachiger Text - GERMAN TEXT ONLY!
14,95 € *
Paola de PIETRI's photographs in the photo book 'New Istanbul Stories' document the effects of the changing urban landscape of Istanbul on people. Posture and language reflect the unstable state of mind of a new, very mixed class of native migrants.
29,80 € *
HC with dust jacket, 25 x 30 x 4,5 cm., 412 pp., 200 ills., text language: English
39,95 € *
Eight remarkable women war photographers who have documented crises and combat around the world for the past eighty years: Lee MILLER, Catherine LEROY, Susan MEISELAS, Anja NIEDRINGHAUS, Carolyn COLE, Françoise DEMULDER, Christine SPENGLER, and Gerda TARO
from 15,00 € Weight 1.4 kg
'The Chinese Photobook. From the 1900s to the Present' covers titles from China, titles published in Europe about China as well as the propaganda production after the Chinese Revolution and self-published artist volumes from the turn of the millennium.
from 39,95 €
HC, 35 x 28 cm., 160 pp., 85 ills., German / English
14,95 € *
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 35 x 28 x 2,5 cm., 160 pp., 93 color ills., bilingual: German / English
24,95 € *
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 30 x 24,5 x 3 cm., 188 pp., 180 color ills., English
14,80 € *
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 29,5 x 24,5 x 3 cm., 288 pp., 206 ills., text language: English
14,80 € *
In the sequel to the successful 'Helsinki School' series, this compendium 'Volume 3. Young Photography by Taik', Timothy Persons presents seventeen young artists and their incredibly multifaceted, experimental works of great technical perfection.
14,80 € *