STANLEY/BARKER is an independent publishing house in the heart of the English countryside. Founded in London, Rachel & Gregory Barker produce highly individual photo volumes to offer young people the opportunity to learn about publishing.

'Town of C' by Richard ROTHMAN is a meditation on what lies beneath the surface of U.S. culture, seen through the lens of a small southern Colorado town. it is in the tradition of socially critical photo books by Walker EVANS, Robert FRANK & Robert ADAMS.
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HC, 24,5 x 31 cm., 104 pp., 91 color ills., text language: English
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This photo volume, '15 Miles to K-Ville' by Mark STEINMETZ, is a poetic journey through the outskirts of a fictional city somewhere between Knoxville, Tennessee & Athens, Georgia. The melancholic portraits as well as landscapes date from the early 1990s.
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In '1985' Bill HENSON combines photographs of ancient Egypt, with Suburban Melbourne and creates an imaginary world. This series are imbued with a sense of unreality, as night falls and we begin to rely upon the heightening sensitivity of our other senses
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HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 30 x 24 cm., 80 pp., 29 duotone ills., text language: English
49,00 € *
For the photo volume 'At Home', Susan KANDEL looked for families who would allow themselves to be photographed at home and succeeded in being invited into many private homes. As a result, she discovered that each house she entered was a world of its own.
49,95 € * Weight 0.9 kg
Swiss bound pb., (no dust jacket, as issued), 30 x 21 x 1,5 cm., 72 pp., 34 duotone ills., text language: English
52,00 € *
Shortlisted for the Arles 2023 Historical Book Award, the photography book 'One Brief Moment' reproduces original prints by US photographer Dave HEATH with beautiful precision. Many of these prints exist only as single work prints.
54,00 € * Weight 0.7 kg
The photographic volume 'At the Beach' by Tod PAPAGEORGE is the result of a long-term project that began in 1975 and ended in 1988. In 1978 he returned to Los Angeles to expand the series he had begun three years earlier, adding images in 1981 and 1988.
58,00 € *
This volume 'Crimson Line' by the Australian photographer Trent PARKE is about his passion for the transformative powers of light, the ephemeral changing colors of dawn & dusk, the multitude or different reds that made him curious about the color crimson.
62,00 €
The photo publication 'The Polaroid Kidd' by Mike BRODIE consists of fifty Polaroid housed in a gray cardboard case with silkscreen printing. The design is inspired by the punk ethos the people pictured live by and the utilitarian train cars they ride in.
68,00 € * Weight 0.8 kg
HC with dust jacket, 26 x 33 x 2 cm., 88 pp. (8 uncoated, 80 coated), color ills., text language: English
72,00 € *
This black-and-white photo volume, 'Headed West,' by American photographer Paul McDONOUGH contains pictures from the 1970s through the 1990s - street photography from his many travels documenting the American life that pulsed all around him.
from 75,00 € Weight 1 kg
This photo volume, 'Streets of Boston' by American photographer Mike SMITH, gathers detailed black and white portraits of residents of Boston streets. He worked with a large, weighty camera that held people's attention long enough to get the job done.
80,00 € Weight 1.2 kg
The 'Fingerprint'-Box by Jim GOLDBERG includes many never-before-seen Polaroids from the 'Raised-by-Wolves' project. The 45 loose, boxed facsimile Polaroids create a new, intimate and fragmented representation of this classic photograph.
120,00 € Weight 0.4 kg
'Monument' by Trent PARKE is a portal through which we bear witness to the disintegration of the universe. It is bound in leather bearing totemic coordinates to the planet Earth, blind stamped end sheets, black sprayed edges, and a loose steel plaque.
120,00 € *
For the photo book 'Carnival', Mark STEINMETZ traveled to fairs, street carnivals, and small circuses across the USA between 1982 and 2001 to document the inherent warmth and frenetic energy of a fair day in the portraits of families, youth, and carnies.
from 128,00 € Weight 1.6 kg
The out-of-print photo publication 'Stilled' by British photo artist Edward DIMSDALE shares something with the Haiku, which often presents three elements: something permanent, something ephemeral, and what happens in the moment when they come together.
148,00 € Weight 0.1 kg
Singer Sewn & foil stamped Pb., 21 x 27 cm., o.pp., 22 duotone b/w ills., English, Ltd. to 750 copies
168,00 € * Weight 0.5 kg
'Washington Square' by Dave HEATH shows deeply expressive, candid portraits of the young people who populated the square, as well as venturing into the 7 Arts Coffee Gallery with the infamous Beat poets. Ginsberg's poem Howl is included as an introduction
178,00 € *
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 24 x 27 cm., 120 pp. (+8 pp. booklet), b/w ills., English
298,00 € Weight 0.9 kg
This out-of-print photo volume, 'Studio 54', brings together a collection of photographs by renowned photographer, Tod PAPAGEORGE, taken in the late 1970s. They are a filled with all the decadency, vibrancy and glamour of New York’s most infamous club.
348,00 € * Weight 1.2 kg