Linen bound HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 16 × 22 cm., 224 p., more than 140 color ills., English
0,00 € *
This book, 'Fotogeschichten Sülz und Klettenberg. 1855-1985', shows the neighborhoods from the end of 19th century to 1980 and the people who lived and worked here. Images, texts & commentaries make this contribution to Cologne's urban history so valuable
35,00 € *
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
This anthology contains 160 pictures by ninety female photographers to answer the question of whether there is a 'female gaze' in photography. The focus is on the four major subject areas of social reality, family, female body and virtual reality.
39,80 € * Weight 1.4 kg
Gebundene Ausgabe ohne Schutzumschlag (wie erschienen), 17 x 24 x 2,5 cm., 300 S., 20 Farb- u. 200 SW-Abb., deutsch-sprachiger Text - GERMAN TEXT ONLY!
49,00 € *
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
This out-of-print photo volume 'Menschen ohne Maske. Photographien 1906 - 1952' by German photographer August SANDER in paperback format is a re-issue of a 1971 publication, released at Swiss Bucher Verlag.
0,00 € * Weight 1 kg
'Mauvais genre' presents views of men and women at the intersection of private life, the history of homosexuality, and feminist activism. Christine Bard and Isabelle Bonnet shed light on this often-silenced aspect through photos from Lifshitz collection.
0,00 € * Weight 1 kg
'Cologne and its photo books. Cologne in the photo book from 1853 to 2010 'by Werner Schäfke shows the city as a large puzzle. Whether published in-house, on behalf of the city or industry, they document the diversity of this old & young Rhine metropolis.
38,00 € * Weight 2 kg
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 € *
German-language anniversary edition of the classic photo book. Walker EVANS put together 'American Photographs' himself. It became a sober, yet highly aesthetic description of the United States in the 1930s that influenced generations of photographers.
0,00 € *
'Flaneur durch das nächtliche Paris' concentrates BRASSAI's 1930s night images. Located between reportage, social documentation & poetic vision, his nocturnal Paris from the interwar period is above all a milestone in the history of younger photography.
0,00 € * Weight 1.9 kg
Leinengebundener HC (ohne Schutzumschlag),
0,00 € *
In the 1930s, Werner MANTZ was commissioned to produce an extensive photographic documentation. In the photo book 'On Coal Mining in Limburg' this work is presented as an important historical document of a glorious era in the style of New Objectivity.
0,00 € * Weight 1.2 kg
Broschierte Ausgabe ohne Schutzumschlag (wie erschienen), 12,5 x 20,5 x 1 cm., 112 S., 60 S/W-Abb., deutsch-sprachiger Text - GERMAN TEXT ONLY!
9,95 € *
Aktualisierte Ausgabe, Hardcover, 25 x 34 cm., 400 S., über 550 Abb., deutsch-sprachige Ausgabe - TEXT ONLY IN GERMAN (but you can here also order other editions for the same price!)
40,00 € *
SC (no dust jacket, as issued), 18 x 21,5 x 2,5 cm., 226 pp., some b/w ills. between the English text
0,00 € *
The out-of-print photo book 'Mein Paris' with photographs by Robert DOISNEAU is a book about Paris. 600 images are arranged like walks through the city and time: along the Seine, around the Eiffel Tower, through the gardens and parks, and into the suburbs
0,00 € * Weight 1 kg
Out-of-print 'Moments in History' focuses on those works Margaret BOURKE-WHITE made in the 1930s and 40s in Czechia, Germany, Italy, the Soviet Union as well as in the UK. It shows photographs and excerpts from letters as well as publications in magazines
78,00 € Weight 1.2 kg
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
HC, 25 x 29 cm., 152 pp., 120 duotone b/w ills., text language: English
19,95 € *
Actual print run, HC, 25 x 29 x 3,5 cm., 336 pp., text language: English
0,00 € *
Pb., 19 x 24 cm., 224 pp., b/w ills., text language: German - GERMAN TEXT ONLY!
0,00 € *
German-Dutch photographer Germaine KRULL is one of the discoverers of modernity. For a long time, her works were hardly accessible because they were scattered in individual archives. The out-of-print catalog with over 150 vintage prints closes this gap.
from 28,00 € Weight 1.4 kg
'Der Blick auf zwei Welten' by Robert HAAS contains touching everyday and social studies of interwar Vienna as well as fascinating shots of the American way of life with sensitive portraits of great personalities and 'Street photography' from New York.
35,00 €
Photo & text book 'Man redet immer zu viel' (You always talk too much) contains twelve interviews with Henri CARTIER-BRESSON from almost fifty years. In view of the flood of secondary literature, he provides authentic information about his life and work.
24,80 € * Weight 0.4 kg
Pb. (no dust jacket, as issued) 23 x 28 x 2,5 cm., 128 pp., 14 color & 96 duotone b/w ills., text language: English
48,00 € *
'Das Positiv' shows the concept of visualization, in which photographers imagine the final image in all its tonal gradation even before taking the picture. Ansel ADAMS points out all the possibilities that make the work on the positive a creative process.
24,50 €
The out-of-print photo book 'Tengelmann 1896-1968. Ausblick' is an elaborately designed company publication, which was realized in the late 1960s by the collective of Rolf BÜNEMANN (layout), Karl-Heinz KLUBESCHEIDT (photos) and Karl-Heinz WEBER (graphics)
50,00 € * Weight 0.6 kg
For 'Floridas' Anastasia SAMOYLOVA photographed the sunshine state on intensive road trips. Black-and-white photographs by Walker EVANS from the 1930s to the 1970s are presented parallel to the contemporary color photos, thus interweaving past and present
58,00 € * Weight 1.3 kg
The out-of-print volume on August SANDER shows around 40 b/w photographs that are exemplary for the portrait work created between 1921 and 1930 - around the time of the Weimar Republic: people from Cologne, the Westerwald, the Eifel, Hamburg and Berlin.
18,00 € * Weight 0.5 kg
The catalog, edited by art historian Cécile Bargues traces how HAUSMANN comprehensively reflected photography in this intensive decade and developed a highly individual practice, both documentarily and lyrically, inextricably linked to his thinking & life
68,00 € *
The monograph 'Small Biography' features photographs by Shoji UEDA from the 1930s to the 1990s, originally published in Camera Mainichi magazine between 1974 and 1985. The limited edition of 1000 copies was numbered with an ink stamp on the colophon page.
240,00 € * Weight 1 kg
This Anniversary Edition of 'American Photographs' makes Walker EVANS' landmark book available again. Digital technologies aid in emulating the finely tuned balance of the 1938 reproductions, capturing as never before the look of the first edition.
68,00 € *
by Thomas Seelig & Urs Stahel (eds.) Gebundene Ausgabe mit Schutzumschlag, 25 x 30,5 x 5cm., 400 S., reich bebildert,deutsch-sprachiger Text - here: GERMAN TEXT ONLY!
from 68,00 €
Art historian Ian Jeffrey has sifted through WWII soldier albums and selected the most compelling photos to create a record of lives that have seen the unprecedented. Style & content of the photographs changed along with the collective mood after 1942.
58,00 € *
This out-of-print photographic volume, 'Original Disfarmer Photographs', presented at ist publishing for the first time the vintage prints of the US-american photographer Mike DISFARMER, one of the greatest portrait photographers of the young 20th century
from 80,00 € Weight 1.2 kg
'Architekturphotographie in Köln. 1926-1932' to the same named exhibition at Museum Ludwig, Cologne, contains b/w photographs by the photographer Werner MANTZ showing Cologne buildings from the 1920s and 30s - photographed in the style of New Objectivity.
0,00 € Weight 1.1 kg
The photo book 'Dr. Paul Wolff & Alfred Tritschler. Printed Images' shows how 35mm Leica photography changed society and consumers in the Weimar Republic period and the 'Third Reich', and the leading role played by the two photographers in this process.
125,00 € *
Out-of-print book 'The Essential Cecil Beaton. Photographien 1920-1970' provides insight into the sheer inexhaustible creativity of this multi-talented photographer through outstanding pictorial examples and with personal statements by him on photography.
48,00 € Weight 2.2 kg
Presenting earliest work by Edward WESTON from a discovered family album, 'Portrait of the Young Man as an Artist' compares his first artistic efforts with his masterworks to show persistence & evolution of his vision to find essential form with intensity
from 25,00 € Weight 1.5 kg
This out-of-print photo volume, '40 let fotoreportérem', offers a comprehensive overview of the work of Emil FAFEK. Starting with photos from the Second World War and the Liberation, through the Reconstruction to the Czech politics of the 1950s to 1980s.
0,00 € * Weight 1.1 kg
The photo book 'Cinemas' brings together for the first time a film of cinemas that were newly created by Hugo SCHMÖLZ and his son Karl Hugo SCHMÖLZ between 1935 and 1957, especially in the Rhineland and the Ruhr area.
45,00 € * Weight 0.5 kg
'Der Westerwald im Spiegel der Zeit' gives an insight into August SANDER's work in his home area in around fifty photographs. Here, motifs from his work 'People of the 20th Century' are combined with photos that he had filed under the name 'Bauernarchiv'
19,80 € * Weight 0.4 kg
In addition to works selected by Eva BESNYÖ herself, the out-of-print volume contains previously never shown works with motifs from Budapest, Berlin, Brussels, Paris, Rotterdam, Amsterdam and Milan with attention to light, shadow, cropping and line play.
220,00 € Weight 1.8 kg
This monograph makes the best of Lee MILLER's work accessible, including surrealist compositions & travel photos. At the end of the Second World War she was a war correspondent in Europe and documented the liberated Dachau & Buchenwald concentration camps
0,00 € * Weight 0.8 kg
This out-of-print new edition of the 1965 monograph 'The Flame of Recognition' about American photographer Edward WESTON contains a cross-section of his work, with portraits and nature photographs as well as texts from his diaries and letters.
32,00 € Weight 0.4 kg
In German language 'Hinter der Kamera', Juliet Hacking portrays 38 of the most important personalities in the history of photography. By working out contexts, the portraits add to an overview of great innovations, trends and developments in photography.
24,80 € * Weight 1.3 kg
At the 1937 World's Fair in Paris, Cologne was the only city in the world to be represented with its own pavilion at the Seine river, captured by Karl Hugo SCHMÖLZ. The photo book 'Cologne and the Seine' tells a forgotten episode of Franco-German history.
30,00 € * Weight 1.4 kg
This volume, 'Gerda Taro. The Inventing des Robert Capa' by Jane Rogoyska, traces the life of Gerda TARO and reveals the depth of her relationship with Robert CAPA. Charismatic & very special they embodied one of the most turbulent periods of the century.
78,00 € * Weight 1.3 kg
In her German-language volume 'Das Leiden anderer betrachten,' Susan Sontag recapitulates the historical development of war photography from Spanish Civil War to Afghanistan, and asks: what does the sight of a suffering human being trigger in the viewer?
15,00 € * Weight 0.2 kg
This second print run of the catalog volume on the work of reportage photographer Martin MUNKACSI, who shaped the beginnings of modern photojournalism, shows works from all phases as well as pictures that have not been seen since their first publication.
120,00 €
The out-of-print volume 'Nein, Onkel: Snapshots From Another Front 1938-1945' contains snapshots of fun-loving, sexually inappropriate and work-shy elements of the German military machine, as well as the commonly accepted view of 'bad men in ankle boots'.
0,00 € *
The German-language text volume 'About my artists' contains speeches, lectures, texts about German and international photographers, artists, friends, books and works on the 75th birthday of the publisher's founder and director Lothar Schirmer.
19,80 € * Weight 0.6 kg
'125th Street. Photography In Harlem' reflects the history of New York's Harlem neighborhood, marked by consumerism, gentrification, glamour as well as political revolt. With images by Berenice ABBOTT, Dawoud BEY, Katsu NAITO, Gordon PARKS, Jamel SHABAZZ.
29,95 € * Weight 0.9 kg
The facsimile of 'Das Watt' by Alfred EHRHARDT - theme is the strip of sand between land and sea modeled by wind, storms and sun - faithfully adheres to the original of 1937. As trilingual new edit, it makes the classic accessible to a wide audience again
48,00 € *
by Nina Kloepper (ed.) With photo works by Karl BLOSSFELDT, Alfred EHRHARDT, Bernd und Hilla BECHER, Hiroshi SUGIMOTO and Claudia FÄHRENKEMPER
49,00 € *
The book 'Walker Evans. America Leben und Kunst' by Svetlana Alpers about the photograph & heroe traces the phenomenon of a work whose author claimed that photography was the most literary of the visual arts. Afterword and translation are by Wolfgang Kemp
25,00 € *
Selected as one of the Photo-Eye Best Photobooks of 2013, this special designed selection of full-length portraits, made in Chinese photo studios between the 1930s and the 1980s, reveals fragments of the history of Chinese society and ideology.
68,00 € *
SC (no dust jacket, as issued), 224 p., 20,5 x 30 x 2 cm., 109 b/w ills., French only
0,00 €
A terrific introduction to the work of Lisette MODEL, one of the most important photographers of the 20th century - original format reissue. With 50 of her best images: rich idlers in the Southern France & sad, funny, often eccentric residents of New York
from 28,00 € Weight 1.9 kg
In 'Kings Road', Mona KUHN examines the Schindler House in Los Angeles, an avant-garde hub for intellectuals & artists in the 1920s & 30s. Alongside reproductions she made a series of solarized gelatin silver prints, a technique favored by the Surrealists
58,00 € *
by Verna Posever Curtis, HC, 25 x 30,5 cm., 288 pp., text language: English
0,00 € *
von Horacio Fernández, ed. With titles by ABBOTT, ARAKI, BEATON, BISCHOF, CARTIER-BRESSON, DAVIDSON, DEPARDON, EVANS, A.FISCHER, GILDEN, HAAS, HOFER, KERTÉSZ, KITAJIMA, W.KLEIN, LEVITT, LÖRINCZY, LYON, MORIYAMA, NAAR, PERESS, SCHLES, SISKIND, WEEGEE, a.o.
98,00 € *
'Photobooks: Spain 1905-1997' documents and illustrate 30 titles; in his text, Horacio Fernández informs an overview of several hundred other titles. A new chapter in the history of photography written in recent years by the rediscovery of the photobook.
78,00 € *
HC (no dust jacket, as issued),
58,00 € *
Vol.2 of the 'Books on Books' series deals with the classic photo book 'American Photographs' by Walker EVANS. With its legendary 87 black and white photos that defined the documentary aesthetic, it is arguably the most important photo book ever published
0,00 €
Gebundene Ausgabe mit Schutzumschlag, 23 x 27 x 4,5 cm., 336 S., 320 Duoton-S/W-Abb., deutsch-sprachiger Text - GERMAN TEXT ONLY!
from 148,00 €
With works by EISENSTAEDT, ERFURTH, FINSLER, FLACH, JACOBI, Paul W. JOHN, KRANZ, MANTZ, MUNKACSI, RENGER-PATZSCH, ROH, SALOMON, SANDER, SCHAFGANS, SEIDENSTÜCKER, STANKOWSKI, UMBO & more
0,00 € *
For out-of-print book 'Ball nights 1934-1950', Jakob TUGGENER immersed himself in the world of luxury. He captured fleeting moments & details, facial expressions & gestures, which he condensed into cinematographically perceived image series & book layouts
0,00 € * Weight 1.2 kg
The design of the commented, long-awaited reprint of the 1st volume of the legendary 'Fototek' book series, '60 Photos' by Aenne BIERMANN is 99% based on the original design by Jan TCHICHOLD. The Fototek series already ended with #2 by Laszlo MOHOLY-NAGY.
22,00 € * Weight 0.5 kg
The out-of-print book 'Becoming Disfarmer' covers the history of the portrait work by Mike DISFARMER and its transformation into art. The monograph includes a selection of enlargements of his negatives from the 1970s, through which his work became known.
0,00 € * Weight 1.2 kg
The b/w photographs in 'Fotografien 1934-1960' are more closely related to caricature than to reportage. Lisette MODEL has created icons of photography that have influenced generations of this profession, like Larry FINK, Diane ARBUS as well as Nan GOLDIN
29,80 € * Weight 0.9 kg
Broschierte Ausgabe ohne Schutzumschlag (wie erschienen), 24,5 x 31 x 2 cm., 224 S., S/W-Abb., deutsch-sprachiger Text - TEXT ONLY IN GERMAN!
0,00 € *
This monograph traces the career of Walker EVANS on the basis of more than 300 images - from the first photos from the late 1920s to the Polaroids of the 70s. It also shows documents from his own collection, which give the reader a more thorough insight.
35,00 € * Weight 2.5 kg
'Annelise Kretschmer. Photographien 1922-1975' shows her special sensorium for the depiction of men & women. Her portraits of children were distinguished from other examples of this genre in the history of German photography by a great deal of sensitivity
10,00 € *
Softcover, square catalog volume, published on the occasion of the exhibition 'Wols Photograph 31/1-11/3 1979' at Museum Ludwig, Cologne. The German-language catalog text is by Lazlo Glozer.
18,00 € *
The out-of-print catalog illuminates more than 60 years of French photographer Willy RONIS' long career and covers all thematic aspects of his work. Shown is a sharp & sensitive observer of everyday French life, a great humanist & chronicler of a century.
58,00 €
With photo works by Walker EVANS, Theodor JUNG, Dorothea LANGE, Carl MYDANS, Russell LEE, Ben SHAHN, Jack DELANO, Marion Post WOLCOTT, John VACHON, Gordon PARKS and many more
14,00 € *
Actual printrun, HC with dust jacket, 25 x 29 x 3,5 cm., 320 pp., richly color illustrated, text language: English
198,00 €
'Ludwig Wittgenstein. Photography as Analytical Practice' contains his album, photographs of automata, and other self-portraits. In addition, the book places his photographs in a dialogue with the photographic practice and theory of contemporary artists.
298,00 € * Weight 1.8 kg
The catalog volume for the exhibition 'Die Neue Sachlichkeit' at Centre Pompidou shows 32 photographs by August SANDER, surrounded by artists and subjects from painting & sculpture, design & architecture, photography, film & graphics, theater & literature
78,00 € *
In photo-text volume 'Gerda Taro, photo reporter: With Robert Capa in the Spanish Civil War. The biography 'presents research results and the find of the' Mexican Suitcase ', in which over 800 photographs by Gerda TARO were discovered.
0,00 € *
In this first detailed monograph, Karl Blossfeldt. 'Variationen', which is entirely dedicated to the reception of his photographic work, Karl BLOSSFELDT expert Ulrike Meyer Stump analyzes the reproductions and traces the paths of some plant motifs.
45,00 € Weight 1.4 kg
DVD (PAL, Dolby Mono), 168 min. with booklet, 4:3, German (partly English and Spanish)
24,00 € *
reprint 2019, broschierte Ausgabe in einem transparenten Slipcase (14 Ausgaben mit separatem Kommentarband, etwa 32 S.) , 21 x 30 cm., 316 pp., 418 ills., deutsch-sprachiger Text - TEXT ONLY IN GERMAN!
70,00 € *
The book 'Das Magische Auge' (Magic Eye) shows the versatile work of Herbert LIST. Many of his photographs were taken in cities like Hamburg, Paris or Athens and exude an aura of mystery: Thus he wanted to illustrate the profound and ambiguous of reality.
45,00 € * Weight 1.2 kg
The photo book 'Message from the Interiror' is a large-format, paperback volume consisting of twelve masterpieces by Walker EVANS: black and white photographs, carefully reproduced using the gravure printing process, show views of American interiors.
275,00 € *
This out-of-print photo volume shows how Bill BRANDT was fascinated by the strange and dark aspects of life, from 1930s to his late portraits and body studies. It adds an important chapter to the analysis of this key figure in 20th century photography.
65,00 € * Weight 1.6 kg
'FOTO.BUCH.KUNST. Umbruch und Neuorientierung in der Buchgestaltung' (Upheaval and Reorientation in Book Design) presents examples of the interaction between books and photography that have since fallen somewhat into oblivion but are well worth looking at
38,80 € *
'Shit' is a picture story of German soldiers who did their business in battle during World War II. In this photo book, Dutch photographer Erik KESSELS examines a shitty aspect of the war that has never been covered in the history books.
48,00 € *
'The Bitter Years: Edward Steichen and the FSA Photographs' contains all the photos from the original exhibition in the structure & sequence as conceived for the show. An important contribution, as there was no proper catalog for the show at the time.
120,00 € * Weight 2 kg
Vol.1 of late 1970s book series 'Photo-Galerie. Die Bibliothek berühmter Photographern' (The Library of Famous Photographers) is dedicated to the work of Jacques-Henri LARTIGUE, whose early sports photographs represent the fascination of an era for speed.
19,80 € * Weight 0.5 kg
The book 'Old Paris and Changing New York: Photographs by Eugène Atget and Berenice Abbott' by Kevin Moore offers an insightful new look at two famous photographers, their interconnected legacies, and the important documents of urban change they created.
39,80 € * Weight 1.2 kg
The photo book 'Cologne as it was. 408 photographs from 1920 to 1939 'by August SANDER, shows the images for the first time as the photographer created them. The German language volume also contains an introduction to its history and editorial corrections
from 34,00 € Weight 4.5 kg
Photo book 'The Secret Paris of the 30's' by BRASSAI is one of the most impressive photographic memories ever published. He reveals a milieu that was previously only known through books such as Henry Miller's novels (often his companion on nightly forays)
48,00 €
The text and photo volume 'Photomontage or Fake News. From Heartfield to Twitter' examines whether the re-location of the classic montage process in the age of social media have anything to do with utopias that have been lost and need to be reactivated?
28,00 € *