Cafe Lehmitz Photobooks is making International Women's Day its own photo book section. Here you can search specifically for photo books by women listed in this category - so many great, moving photo books!

In out-of-print photo volume 'Matriarchs', Austrian photographer Maria HAAS focuses on the investigation of cultures in which women have a special status. She opens these cultures to the viewer and captures their beauty and vitality in sensitive portraits
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'Alison' includes a body of self-portraits. Beginning in 1970s in b/w, evolving into an exuberant, colorful, and obsessive practice. A singular, long-term exploration with beautiful, hilarious, enigmatic, heartbreakingly sad photos, sometimes all at once.
from 36,00 € Weight 1.3 kg
Photo book 'Cotton Rose', is the result of a long-term project in a Japanese prefecture, where Jitka HANZLOVÁ visited people and ceremonies over two years. For her, the cotton rose is a symbol of the Japanese soul: fragile and persistent at the same time.
35,00 € * Weight 0.8 kg
The 'Picture Book' by Hannah HÖCH contains adventures of mythical creatures in a zoological garden surrounded by flowers and plants. It is a children's book AND an cultural-historical document designed according to the Dadaist principle of photomontage.
27,00 € Weight 0.5 kg
In her out-of-print volume 'LAND', Dutch photographer Laura van SEVEREN expands the concept of landscape photography to include abstraction; In addition, their work includes an industrial-economic-critical aspect. This makes the work a relevant photo book
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HC, 15 x 20 cm., 128 pp., 100 ills., bilingual text: German / ENglish
0,00 € * Weight 0.5 kg
Out-of-print 'Projects Done' shows works by Candida HÖFER in unusual formats: Small-format of 'Zoological Gardens', 'The Citizens of Calais', 'On Kawara', or large images such as 'Türken in D.' and slides of '80 Pictures', shown with black on the pages.
98,00 € * Weight 0.9 kg
In her photo volume titled 'Veiled. Too busy being awesome', Saskia AUKEMA deals with the niqab: the face veil. Here she shows a world that remains forever hidden from most. Interview fragments add depth to the photos, for which she was awarded in 2016.
36,00 € * Weight 0.9 kg
In the photo book 'China Dream', which bears the name of a patriotic calendar, we take part in the study by exiled Chinese photographer Teresa ENG about the contrast between cultural knowledge about China and the reality of a country in constant change.
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In China DE MAAR made photographs of the ephemeral world of the home, of being rooted. The trained sociologist seeks out those striking and magical places where families have come together for generations-where life has 'worn itself into' a house.
from 42,00 € Weight 1.1 kg
'The Disappeared' by ambitous photo book editor contains portraits of people who disappeared in Argentina. It is a political bond that wants to keep the memory of these people alive. Printed on thin paper, it is primarily an inexpensive photo book item.
198,00 € * Weight 0.3 kg
Pb. 18 x 24,5 cm., color ills., trilingual text: Dutch / English / German, Ltd. to 100 numbered copies
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HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 19,5 x 25 x 1,5 cm., 104 pp., b/w & color ills., text langauege: English
35,00 € Weight 0.5 kg
'Centralia' exposes hidden crimes of war as an indigenous people fight for their survival. It explores the unsteady relationship between reality & fiction and how our perceptions of reality & truth are manipulated. Shortlisted for First Book Award in 2017
298,00 € Weight 1 kg
Photo volume 'Private Views. A Highrise Panorama of Manhattan' by Andi SCHMIED provides views from the tallest buildings in Manhattan, for example over Central Park, or from the bathroom in Calacatta Tucci marble with a view of the Empire State Building.
120,00 € Weight 1.4 kg
Linen bound HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 22 x 28 x 1,5 cm., 72 pp., 31 color ills., 950 gr., no text
248,00 € *
In 'Tierra' Espe PONS invites us to delve deeper into memory, through places that have been marked by the trauma of the Spanish Civil War. The images urge us to examine the surroundings we pass by every day, to see them ias a repository of silent pain.
58,00 € * Weight 1.8 kg
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 24 x 30,5 x 2 cm., 240 pp., 184 color & 1 b/w ills., bilingual text: German / English
48,00 € *
Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 24 x 30 x 1,5 cm., 128 pp., 80 color ills., bilingual texts: English / German
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The Anti-War book 'Kriegsfibel' (War primer) by Bertolt Brecht and Ruth Berlau processes press photos from the Second World War. Images of machines and gruesome scenes were given new captions, socialist-realist epigrams to give the scenes a primal meaning
46,00 € * Weight 0.9 kg
The b/w images by Sibylle BERGEMANN collected in her out-of-print photo book 'Fenster' do not follow any overarching plan, but are an expression of subjective perception. Each with its details captured window says something about the people they belong to
65,00 € * Weight 0.7 kg
This new edition of 'Once, Still and Forever' (original released in 2013) is limited to 1,000 signed copies. BACKHAUS proves her infallible instinct for picture compositions that open up a cosmos of unforeseen meanings in the midst of loving familiarity.
from 68,00 € Weight 0.7 kg
'Public Matters' by documentary photographer Janet DELANEY gathers images from sunny Reagan-era San Francisco, capturing the spirit of protests & parades, and people shaken by the turn to conservative government as their 1960s demands now came to a halt.
48,00 € *
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 22,5 x 22,5 x 2 cm., 208 pp., 84 color ills., multilingual: German, English, Norwegian, Hebrew
29,00 € *
HC with a special "jacket", 16 x 22,5 x 1,5 cm., 88 pp., color ills., Spanish / English / Turkish
0,00 € * Weight 0.6 kg
The volume 'Liechtenstein' documents a group of 20 photographs by former BECHER-scholar Candida HÖFER taken in fall/winter 2021. The works reflect her exploration of places of cultural life and, in this case, the architecture of the Kunstmuseum in Vaduz.
50,00 € * Weight 0.9 kg
Slipcased HC with dust jacket, 30 x 38 x 2 cm. (12 x 15 in.), 48 pp., 28 four color & b/wills., text language: English, Ltd. to 350 copies
248,00 € *
Richly illustrated compendium with many readable and interesting essays. The extensive field of amateur or commercial photography is examined: pictures that were created for bureaucracy, commerce & for personal commemoration - in contrast to artistic use.
45,00 € *
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 23 x 28 x 1,5 cm., 96 pp., 110 color ills., bilingual text: German / English
36,00 € *
HC (without dust jacket, as issued), linen, 23 x 28,5 cm., 120 pp., 100 color ills., Japanese
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Broschierte Ausgabe ohne Schutzumschlag (wie erschienen), 264 S. mit 25 ganz- bzw. doppelseitigen S/W-Abb., Bibliographie, Indices, deutsch-sprachiger Text - GERMAN TEXT ONLY!
14,00 € *
Special ed. with Print, 'Stillleben mit Himbeeren und Birnen' (Fine art print, 24 × 30 cm.), folder with print and book, signed, Ltd. to 50 copies. Also available as trade edition without print
180,00 € *
Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 16,5 x 24,5 cm., 32 pp., Ltd. to 500 copies
20,00 € *
Winner photo book of the 'First Book Award 2012'. A collection of postcards that grew between 1937 and 1980 and their legacy. Together these postcards tell us the story of two intertwined lives and the influence that collection has on their lives.
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Out-of-print book 'Mann für Mann' by Roswitha HECKE contains over 40 images from all over the world. Around half of the b/w images were taken in New York City, the rest in Barcelona, Naples, Cairo, London a.o. They all show men, individually or in groups.
29,80 € * Weight 0.9 kg
The volume 'Byker revisited' is the result of a long-term project lasting over 40 years: the Finnish photographer Sirkka KONTTINEN returned again and again to the poor residential area of Newcastle, where she herself lived in the late 1970s/early 1980s.
32,00 € Weight 1.4 kg
In out-of-print book 'Nichtraum' Nicole AHLAND depicts the interplay of light, space & tim showing deserted spaces, shifted into darkness or overexposed by light. Using analog photography, she creates effects of transparency, superimposition & soft focus.
0,00 € * Weight 0.9 kg
The winner of the First Book Award 2014 includes staged family photos. 'FROWST' refers to Bert Hellinger’s therapeutic method 'Family Constellations'; the title' takes up the paradoxical nature of the family: Frowsty rooms are both cozy and claustrophobic
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SC, packed in a metal net (no dust jacket, as issued), 12 x 16 cm., 96 pp., 45 color ills. + 4 loose postcards + 5 loose documents, Ltd. to 500 copies
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Photo book 'On Tthe Sixth Day' interprets the people and animals in the Argentine province of Buenos Aires. In contrast to globalized factory farming, the continuous cycle of life & death is present every day from morning to evening on small plots of land
from 70,00 € Weight 1.3 kg
Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued), 18 x 26 x 0,5 cm., 12 pp., 19 color ills., text/subtitle language: Japanese - JAPANESE TEXT ONLY
24,00 € *
HC (two different cover colors, no dust jacket, as issued), 16,5 x 20,5 cm., 64 pp., 20 color ills., bilingual text: German / English
24,00 € *
HC with dust jacket, 21 x 23 x 2 cm., 207 pp., 96 b/w ills., text language: English
198,00 € *
The book 'The Rage of Devotion / La ira de la devoción' by Liza AMBROSSIO shows the process of a woman facing the destruction of a world that does not allow her to grow and create, and the beginning of a reconstruction with the fragments of another order.
98,00 € *
Adolescence is the subject of the photographic volume 'Bärenmädchen' (Bear Girls) by German photographer Ute BEHREND. She tells the story of a fictional 'Indian tribe' that separates its adolescent girls and draws parallels to our society.
45,00 € * Weight 1 kg
Slipcased SC (no dust jacket, as issued), 30 x 42 cm. (+ 15 x 22 cm.), 64 pp. with 32 color ills. (+ 120 pp. with 101 tweets), text language: English, Ltd. to 500 copies
48,00 € *
In her book, 'Unprofessional', Matilde RASMUSSEN explores her time as a professional model in Asia, questioning power structures, beauty ideals and objectification. A playful and devastating book between documentation & fiction, performance & real life.
48,00 € *