From September 15-18, 2022, the UNSEEN Photography Fair in Amserdam, Netherlands, hosted a book market with around sixty independent photo book publishers offering a wide range of new releases. Some photo book titles were selected for the WebStore to be viewed and purchased, some titles autographed.


'A Picturial History of the Empty Chair' by Erik KESSELS & Karel de Mulder deals with the subject of absence. Looking at an empty chair makes us wonder who could sit or who might be sitting there. Not knowing or seeing can make a photograph more exciting.
from 28,00 € Weight 0.4 kg
In 'The Land of Promises', Youqine LEFÈVRE traces her own fate when she documents the China journeys of six adoptive families. As a result of China's one-child policy, she was one of the many girls separated from their families and put up for adoption.
44,00 € *
The volume 'Kill the Pig' by Masahisa FUKASE brings together two series, first shown in 1961. 'Kill the Pig', was taken in a slaughterhouse in Shibaura, Tokyo. 'Naked' shows the photographer himself and his then partner Yukiyo Kawakami in various poses.
90,00 € * Weight 0.7 kg
The photo volume 'Polaroid 54/59/79' by Dana LIXENBERG is a remarkable collection. It reflects American celebrity culture with encounters from the 1990s and 2000s. The title refers to the types of peelable instant film she used between 1993 and 2010.
from 68,00 € Weight 1.4 kg
'Die Natur der Natur' by Norbert SCHOERNER contains photographs of bonsais from a rearing near Fukushima from seeds of tree species found in the shadow of the volcanic mountain Azuma-Kofuji. The pictures show them in constructed diorama-like environments.
29,80 € * Weight 0.5 kg
In 'Some Say Ice', Alessandra SANGUINETTI alludes to the possibility of undoing death through the act of photography, making visible undercurrents of doubt. The book title was inspired by a poem by Robert Frost that deals with the inevitability of death.
63,00 € *
In 'The Bridge' Michael YUAN portrays the Golden Gate Bridge. A study of its form, lines, shapes & distinctive color: imposing towers, stylised street lamps, gigantic cables, bolts, plates with their own distinctive geometry & shape, colour, sound & light
39,00 € * Weight 0.6 kg
This newly revised version of 'The Mennonites' by Magnum photographer Larry TOWELL revisits his project taken between 1990 and 1999, documenting the Old Colony Mennonites in rural Ontario as well as in Mexico. With 40 previously unpublished photographs.
75,00 € * Weight 1.4 kg
With the photo volume 'Walking Distance', Olaf UNVERZART shows his interpretation of a travel diary. Beyond sights, well-known places with supposedly country-typical folklore, it opens the view for the things and living beings in between - an in-between.
from 39,00 € Weight 0.5 kg
The photo volume 'Shooting the Tiger' by Chinese-Dutch photographer Xiaoxiao XU shows an aspect of Chinese culture that is in the process of disappearing. It documents the colorful world of Shèhuo - we travel with her from village to village.
36,00 € *