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50 years Berkel 1898 - 1948 - Kees Molkenboer / A. Glavimans

Berkel company 50 years anniversary book picturing Berkel equipment in everyday life. Very rare english version off the Berkel company book: 50 years Berkel, with the history from the beginning untill 1948. Contains 311 b&w pictures off slicers, butchers, scales, productionrooms, employes.


Femmes Algeriennes 1960 - Marcis Garanger

First Edition. Hardcover. White boards in photographic dustwrapper. Numerous Black & White plates.Wonderful portrait of Algerian womanhood shot whilst Garanger was on military service there during the war. Superb.


De Sunlightfabrieken aan de Maas - Anonymous / Paul Schuitema

Brochure Sunlight Fabrieken (Unilever) Vlaardingen, ca.1935. Great example of 30' photomontage and Nieuwe Zakelijkheid design. Possibly by Paul Schuitema. Printed in black and blue.


Dirty Windows - Merry Alpern

87 black-and-white photographs, design by Hans Werner Holzwarth. Black printed paper-covered boards, text to spine in grey and pink. Black-and-white photo-illustrated dust-jacket, black, text in grey and pink; During the winter of 1993-4 Merry Alpern photographed from a Wall Street apartment scenes taking place within two windows of a sex club which was opposite. Rather than being overtly graphic the resulting images are instead suggestive of the exchanges taking place inside between businessmen and the female prostitutes who worked at the club. Ref.:802 photo books from the M + M Auer collection, p.726


American Prospects - Joel Sternfeld

Joel Sternfeld's landmark first book of ironic color photographs. A most handsome copy of the hardbound Times Books first edition (cited on pages 34-35 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's "The Photobook: A History Volume II", pages 338-339 of The Hasselblad Center's "The Open Book, page 60)


Die Mosel Band II Deutsche Land / Deutsches Volk - August Sander

Very rare publication by the famous german photographer August Sander about the Mozel. Including landscapes and portraits.



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