An international book program since 1994. It includes some of the world’s most renowned photographers ADAMS, BALTZ, BURTYNSKY, DAVIDSON, EGGLESTON, FRANK, MEISELAS, PARKS, RUSCHA - Every Steidl book distinguishes itself through high quality production.

In his photo book 'Ctrl-X', Kai LÖFFELBEIN explores the use of limited resources and documents the path of e-waste from Europe and the USA to the post-apocalyptic Agbogbloshie (Ghana), the e-waste city Guiyu (China) and the backyard workshops of New Delhi
38,00 € * Weight 1 kg
'Too Much But Not Enough' is an avant-garde fashion project by Yang LI & Antoine D'AGATA, consisting of 23 LP album covers & booklets, Intimate texts touch on themes of self-knowledge & beauty, love & disillusion, personal freedom & social constraint.
150,00 € * Weight 5.1 kg
'Die Amerikaner' is the German edition of this work that looked at the Americans from a new perspective and which revolutionized the aesthetics of the photo book. It was first published in 2008, on the occasion of the anniversary of the French original.
from 120,00 € Weight 0.8 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 out-of-print volume 'The Hasselblad Award 2006' presents works by South African photographer David GOLDBLATT from 2004 to 2006 that address the country's situation in the post-apartheid era, including a number of his new triptychs on folding panels.
48,00 € Weight 1 kg
For nearly two decades, Harry CALLAHAN photographed his wife in countless ways: nude & clothed, on the beach, in the woods, in public parks & on city streets, and in the privacy of the family home. 'Eleanor' is the definitive publication of these photos.
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This 13-volumes collection on the work of Swiss photographer Jakob TUGGENER, 'Books and Films' contains facsimile editions of the first twelve original book dummies from the years 1936 to 1982 as well as a selection of his 16 mm short films on DVD.
700,00 € * Weight 10 kg
The photo catalog for the exhibition at the Zollverein Essen shows 75 haunting portraits of Holocaust survivors. In view of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, it is an attempt to preserve the incomprehensible for future generations....
28,00 € * Weight 1.06 kg
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
In his ongoing 'City Diary' project, Anders PETERSEN - awarded with the Dr.-Erich-Salomon-Award, DGPh - examines the less public side of urban life, in volumes #1 to #3, he photographed such different cities like Stockholm, Tokyo as well as St. Petersburg
198,00 € * Weight 1.1 kg
For 40 years the Swiss police officer Arnold ODERMATT captured accident scenes & property damage. What results from his official work is 'Karambolage', a selection of melancholic, sometimes funny & always strange atmospheric photos of our mobile society.
168,00 € Weight 3.5 kg
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 21 x 30 cm., 48 pp., 20 b/w ills., text language: English
30,00 € *
Hardbound HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 26,5 x 31 x 3,5 cm., 384 pp., 396 b/w ills., text language: English
45,00 € *
This black-and-white photo volume, 'Beautiful America. 1968-1980', by American photographer Jerry BERNDT documents an important, troubled transitional period in America's recent history and illuminates the literal and ironic aspects of its 'beauty'.
38,00 € *
The out of print photo book 'Outposts. Kandahar Province' by Irish magnum photographer Donovan WYLIE shows color photographs of the Forward Operating Bases that were set up in the Afghan province of Kandahar to support the ISAF mission.
19,80 € * Weight 0.7 kg
HC with dust jacket, 25 x 28,5 x 3 cm., 263 pp., b/w & color ills., text language: English
50,00 € *
This photo book, 'From Black and White to Color', contains some exceptional, as yet unpublished photographs and shows the development, breaks and above all the radicalism of William EGGLESTON when he started taking photographs in color in the late 1960s.
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For his volume 'Wall and Peace', Kai WIEDENHÖFER has documented walls and barrier fences all over the world: in Berlin, Belfast, Mexico, Ceuta & Melilla, in Baghdad and the wall on the border line with the West Bank, with the Gaza Strip, Lebanon, Egypt.
125,00 € *
For this out-of-print photo volume, 'Roma', Joseph KOUDELKA has revised and expanded 'Gypsies'. This book contains all black-and-white photographs taken between 1962 and 1971 from Bohemia, Moravia, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary, France as well as from Spain.
98,00 € * Weight 1.6 kg
This photo volume set 'Seven Stories' by Robert FRANK is a collection of small volumes that represents a new stage in his practice. As always, his photographs and stories relate to life and milieu: houses in Mabou and New York or trips to China and Spain.
298,00 € *
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 19 x 25,5 cm., 184 pp., 100 b/w ills,, text language: English
38,00 € *
This long out-of-print monograph by Andreas GURSKY includes the artist's best-known works as well as new works unpublished until 2018. Essays provide new insights into key images - an indispensable survey of one of the world's most influential artists.
298,00 €
'In My Room' contains nude studies in black and white that Saul LEITER made indoors in his studio in New York, often illuminated by the lush natural light. In the 1970s he planned to turn them into a book, which was never realized during his lifetime.
0,00 € * Weight 0.7 kg
The out-of-print photographic book 'From Craft to Art' contains some 100 original prints by Robert DOISNEAU, as well as a new version of anessay, which explores the ability to capture 'the luminous melancholy that separates the individual from the mass'.
from 28,00 € Weight 0.8 kg
HC, 22 x 24 cm., 300 pp., 220 tritone ills.
98,00 € *
'Provoke. Between Protest and Performance ', accompanied the first exhibition as a catalog, which was shown through the magazine and the photographers involved - Daido MORIYAMA, Takuma NAKAHIRA, Yutaka TAKANASHI - and determines its historical relevance.
280,00 € *
by Colin Westerbeck (ed.). HC with dust jacket, 29 x 29 x 2 cm., 120 pp., 100 b/w & color ills., text language: English
19,80 € *
'In Color' by Bruce DAVIDSON presents his personal selection from his lesser-known color archive. These images date back 56 years and represent the photographer's color career from various fields such as magazines & commercial projects as well as fashion.
from 58,00 € Weight 2.3 kg
Out-of-print volume 'Los Angeles 1964' by Magnum photographer Bruce DAVIDSON contains previously unpublished photographs from Los Angeles. He had been sent there by a magazine, but the publication of the pictures had been rejected for undisclosed reasons.
148,00 € * Weight 0.8 kg
After projects drawing from archives, Arwed MESSMER turns for 'Clearing the Dephts' to his own archive, which contains many problematic aspects of German history. Previously unpublished images are re-edited and series are set in relation to each other.
75,00 € *
HC with dust jacket, 24,5 x 26 x 2 cm., 96 pp., 48 b/w ills., English
35,00 € *
First published in 1974, Robert ADAMS' photobook 'The New West' is now considered a photobook classic, along with 'American Photographs' by Walker EVANS and 'The Americans' by Robert FRANK as seminal photobooks exploring American culture and society.
from 198,00 € Weight 1 kg
The photographs in 'First Pictures' by Joel STERNFELD were taken at a time when color photography had not yet been able to assert itself against the B/W tradition. They make this photo volume a revelation also in the history of contemporary photography.
48,00 € *
A humorous documentary film that shows how a photo book is created and watches 'real characters' at work: filmmaker Xarlos SAURA & publisher Gerhard Steidl.
15,00 € *
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 16 x 21 x 3 cm., 64 pp., highly illustrated in color & b/w, 272 gr., TEXT ONLY IN FRENCH
18,00 € *
Toni SCHNEIDERS made a decisive contribution to the renewal of the visual language of the avant-garde photography after 1945. In this 100th birthday celebrating catalog, we rediscover him as a portraitist, as a travel, industrial & landscape photographer.
48,00 € *
The out-of-print catalog 'Mirror Mirror. Portugal as seen by Magnum photographers' was published on the occasion of the 2004 exhibition in Lisbon. A look at Portugal from the 1950s to the present through the eyes of thirteen leading Magnum photographers.
78,00 € Weight 0.8 kg
'Once There Were Polaroids' by Swedish photographer, graphic and Steidl employe Jonas WETTRE contains Polaroid shots of a decade (2002-2012). For this, he used a 'Polaroid SX-70 Land' camera with a classic square format and an 'EE100 sheet film camera'.
from 15,00 € Weight 0.9 kg
re-edit, HC with dust jacket, as issued, 21 x 27 x 2 cm., 168 pp., highly illustrated, text language: English
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In his artistic beginnings in the early 1950s, William EGGLESTON photographed with a 35mm high-speed film in black and white. 'Before Color' contains b/w photos of the pioneer of color photography discovered some time ago in the Eggleston Trust archive.
248,00 € Weight 1.3 kg
2nd printrun, slipcased set of 2 linen bound HCs, each with dust jacket, 20 x 20 x 2 cm., 388 pp., b/w ills., text language: English
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'War & Peace in New York. Photographs 1966-1970' by Tod PAPAGEORGE, comprises two photo volumes that provide a comprehensive portrait of a troubled city in a dark, febrile time. This is a city built sweetly, if seriously, at heart, to belong and to like.
280,00 € *
HC (without dust jacket, as issued) in slipcase, 29,5 x 22,5 cm., 128 pp., highly illustrated, English
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This so far only monograph on Sid GROSSMAN, a comprehensive survey of his life and work, includes early social documentary work (1930s), more personal and dynamic street photography (1940s), and late experiments with abstraction in b/w and in color.
from 38,00 € Weight 1.7 kg
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 € *
'The Book of Everything' celebrates Mary Ellen MARK's extraordinary life, work and vision in over 600 images and in various texts. From 1963 until her death in 2015, the Magnum photographer told brilliant, intimate, provocative stories.
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Reissue of nearly-thirty-years-out-of-print volume. 'Rich and Poor' by Jim GOLDBERG builds upon the classic combination of photographs & handwriting and adds a surplus of vintage material & contemporary photos that have never been published or exhibited.
248,00 € Weight 2 kg
SC in plastic slipcase, 29 x 29 x 2 cm., 112 pp., color & b/w ills., English
40,00 € *
The mood conveyed here suggests a nostalgic representation of scenes from a coastal village. Technically adept like an advertising photographer and thoughtful like a conceptualist, ETHRIDGE ponders the role & importance of photography in the modern world.
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