Auction 18.05.2006

Christie's
18 May 2006, London, King Street

Datum der Auktion: 18.05.2006

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WILLIAM DE W. ABNEY

WILLIAM DE W. ABNEY Thebes and its Five Greater Temples . London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, 1876. 4° (310 x 250mm). 40 woodburytypes, 5 plans and 1 lithographic map. (Occasional light spotting.) Original purple cloth lettered and ruled in gilt, edges gilt (lower hinge cracked

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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ROBERT ADAMS

ROBERT ADAMS The New West. Landscapes Along the Colorado Front Range . The Colorado Associated University Press, 1974. Oblong 4° (252 x 230mm). 56 black and white photographs. Original tan cloth, spine lettered in black, original white photo-illustrated dust-jacket (light wear and one very short

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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RYOJI AKIYAMA

RYOJI AKIYAMA New York Reports . Tokyo: Bokusuisha, 1980. 4° (240 x 220mm). 47 colour photographs. (Scattered spotting on edges and first and last leaves.) Original black leatherette, colour photograph mounted on front cover, spine and front cover lettered in silver. Provenance : remnant of Japanese

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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LAURE ALBIN-GUILLOT AND HENRY DE MONTHERLANT (author)

LAURE ALBIN-GUILLOT AND HENRY DE MONTHERLANT (author) La Déesse Cypris. Douze études de nus . Paris: Henri Colas, 1946. 4° (365 x 245mm). 12 black and white photogravures. (A very few, very occasional light scattered spots.) Original wrappers printed in red and black, original cardboard slipcase

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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JAMES CRAIG ANNAN AND ROBERT DE LA SIZERANNE (author)

JAMES CRAIG ANNAN AND ROBERT DE LA SIZERANNE (author) La photographie est-elle un art? Paris: Hachette, 1899. 4° (330 x 255mm). 7 photogravures, and 50 in-text illustrations. (Faint dampstain in the top margin of gravures, occasional light soiling and light spotting). Original printed card wrappers

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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THOMAS ANNAN

THOMAS ANNAN University of Glasgow Old and New . Glasgow: T. & R. Annan & Sons, and James Maclehose, 1891. 2° (450 x 320mm). 77 photogravures printed on India paper and mounted, title printed in red and black. (Very occasional light scattered spotting or even browning). Original green

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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THOMAS ANNAN

THOMAS ANNAN The Old Closes and Streets. A series of Photogravures 1868-1899 . Glasgow: T. & R. Annan & Sons, 1900. 2° (384 x 280mm). 50 photogravures, with guards. (Occasional light soiling and spotting.) Original navy cloth, spine lettered in gilt, arms in gilt on front cover (corners lightly

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 1.800 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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NOBUYOSHI ARAKI

NOBUYOSHI ARAKI Zerokkusu Shashincho 12 -- Late Summer Visit: Kitchen Ramen 2 . Tokyo: Nobuyoshi Araki, 1970. Oblong 2° (365 x 255mm). 19 black and white photocopies. (Shallow creases, light wear to first and last leaf.) Original black paper wrappers, stitched with red thread (light wear, one corner

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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NOBUYOSHI ARAKI

NOBUYOSHI ARAKI Oh! Nippon. Tokyo: Kanshuppan, 1971. 4° (270 x 205mm). 255 black and white photographs. (Soiling on last leaf, not affecting images, and facing endpaper, lower corner of first few leaves bumped.) Original colour photo-illustrated self-wraps (light wear at extremities, lower corner

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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NOBUYOSHI ARAKI

NOBUYOSHI ARAKI Sentimencharu na Tabi -- A Sentimental Journey . Tokyo: Nobuyoshi Araki, 1971. Square 4° (240x240mm). 108 black and white photographs. Original green printed sheet laid-in (possibly once tipped-in). Original pictorial wrappers. FIRST EDITION, A FINE COPY, SIGNED BY ARAKI. The first

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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NOBUYOSHI ARAKI

NOBUYOSHI ARAKI Okinawa. Zoku: Senchimentaru na tabi Okinawa -- Sequel: A Sentimental Journey Okinawa . Tokyo: Nobuyoshi Araki, 1971. Oblong 8° (180 x 126mm). 200 black and white photographs. Original photo-illustrated wrappers. Provenance : Araki's signature on the back cover. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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NOBUYOSHI ARAKI

NOBUYOSHI ARAKI Tokyo . Tokyo: Fukusha-shudan Geribara, 1973. Tall 8° (260 x 130mm). 56 black and white photographs. Original printed wrappers, original pink endpapers. FIRST EDITION, RARE. The striking third volume in Araki's ongoing photographic 'I novel

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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NOBUYOSHI ARAKI

NOBUYOSHI ARAKI Nosutarugia no Yoru -- Nights of Nostalgia . Tokyo: Byakuyashobo for the author, 1984. 2° (363 x 255mm). 40 black and white photographs. Original photo-illustrated wrappers (wear along edges including one small chip). FIRST EDITION. A rare and fragile work, privately published by

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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NOBUYOSHI ARAKI

NOBUYOSHI ARAKI Waga Ai Yoko -- Yoko My Love . Text by Yoko Araki. Tokyo: Asahi-sonorama, 1978. Oblong 4° (210 x 200mm). 132 black and white photographs; printed card laid-in. Original textured papered boards, printed in grey, original photo-illustrated dust-jacket. FIRST EDITION. A fine copy

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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NOKUYOSHI ARAKI

NOKUYOSHI ARAKI Mythologie . Paris: Images Modernes, 2001. 4° (310 x 238mm). Original black and white photograph, signed, stamped and numbered on the back; illustrated throughout. Original photo-illustrated wrappers, photograph in original cloth chemise, original blind-stamped black cloth slipcase

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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DIANE ARBUS

DIANE ARBUS Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph . Millerton, New York: Aperture, 1972. 4° (278 x 233mm). 80 black and white photographs. (Top edge with scattered spotting.) Original photo-illustrated paper over boards, original white photo-illustrated dust-jacket (scattered spotting to top edge of

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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DAVID BAILEY

DAVID BAILEY Box of Pin Ups . London: Weidenfield and Nicolson, 1964. 36 full-page black and white photographic reproductions (319 x 367mm), printed text on versos (one corner of plates lightly bumped). Laid into the original white cardboard box with photo-illustrated sides, one cardboard packing

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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DAVID BAILEY

DAVID BAILEY An extensive collection of books and ephemera, ca.1969-2002, INCLUDING 20 BOOKS SIGNED BY BAILEY, the majority first editions: Goodbye Baby & Amen (Coward McCann, 1969); Andy Warhol. Transcript of David Bailey's ATV documentary ; Beady Minces (MMD/Bailey, 1973); Another Image

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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LEWIS BALTZ

LEWIS BALTZ The New Industrial Parks Near Irvine, California . New York: Castelli Graphics, 1974. Oblong 4° (278 x 268mm). 51 black and white photographs. (Edges faintly and evenly toned.) Original grey cloth, spine and front cover lettered in black, original white photo-illustrated dust-jacket

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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BERNHARD BECHER AND HILLA BECHER

BERNHARD BECHER AND HILLA BECHER Anonyme Skulpturen. Eine Typologie technischer Bauten -- Anonymous Sculptures. A typology of technical buildings . Düsselford: Art-Press, 1970. 4° (280 x 218mm). 196 black and white photographs. Original blue cloth, spine and front cover lettered in white, original

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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KARL BLOSSFELDT

KARL BLOSSFELDT Urformen der Kunst -- Archetypal Forms in Art . Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, 1928. 4° (312 x 244mm). 120 black and white photographs. Original green cloth, spine and front cover blocked in gilt, original photo-illustrated dust-jacket (soiling on endpapers, dust-jacket extremities with

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 1.800 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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BILL BRANDT

BILL BRANDT The English at Home . London: B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1936. 4° (235 x 180mm). 63 black and white photographs. Original photo-illustrated boards (wear to extremities, spine lightly sunned). FIRST EDITION of Brandt's first major work. 'He photographed all classes with an unusual degree of

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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BILL BRANDT

BILL BRANDT A Night in London . Introduction by James Bone. London, Paris and New York: Country Life, Arts et Métiers Graphiques, and Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. 4° (251 x 190mm). 64 black and white photographs. Original photo-illustrated wrappers (light wear at extremities, minor soiling, joints

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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BILL BRANDT

BILL BRANDT Perspective of Nudes . Preface by Lawrence Durrell. London: The Bodley Head, 1961. 4° (275 x 240mm). 90 black and white photographs. Original patterned paper over boards, spine and front cover lettered in red, original photographic dust-jacket (a trace of wear at dust-jacket extremities

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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BRASSAÏ

BRASSAÏ Paris de Nuit -- Paris by Night . Introduction by Paul Morand. Paris: Arts et Métiers Graphiques, 1933. 2° (250 x 190mm). 60 black and white photographs. Original spiral-bound photo-illustrated card wrappers (light edge-wear and shallow creases). FIRST EDITION. 'AMONGST THE BEST PRODUCED AND

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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BRASSAÏ

BRASSAÏ Original maquette for Graffiti , Stuttgart: Chr. Besler, 1960. With 143 gelatin silver prints, 1932-57, printed late 1950s. Varying sizes from 2 3/8 x 2 3/8in. (6 x 6cm.) to 9 x 11in. (22.8 x 27.9cm.) or reverse. Each mounted one to 4-per-page and back-to-back on loose card; a few visible

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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ALEXEY BRODOVITCH

ALEXEY BRODOVITCH Ballet. New York: J.J. Augustin, 1945. Oblong 4° (280 x 215mm). 104 black and white photographs. Original drab boards with cloth spine, original grey and white French fold dust-jacket pasted down at spine, as issued (lightly sunned, short tears at folds and spine expertly

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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WILLIAM BRYANS

WILLIAM BRYANS Antiquities of Cheshire, in Photograph, with short descriptive notes: to which are added views of several Ancient Buildings in Shropshire and North Wales . Chester and London: Hugh Roberts, J.H. and J. Parker, and Whittaker and Co., 1858. 2° (370 x 278mm). 25 mounted albumen prints

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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CLAUDE CAHUN

CLAUDE CAHUN Aveux Non Avenus . Paris: Éditions du Carrefour, 1930. 4° (218 x 170mm). 9 black and white photographs. Publisher's printed paper wrappers. FIRST EDITION, AN UNUSUALLY FINE COPY of Cahun's first book, containing THE ONLY SELF-PORTRAITS CAHUN PUBLISHED IN HER LIFETIME. With her subtle

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 18.05.2006

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HARRY CALLAHAN

HARRY CALLAHAN Water's Edge . New York: Callaway Editions, 1980. 4° (343 x 275mm). 47 duotone photographs. Original photograph in the original laid paper chemise, original linen covered boards, original vellum-backed linen-covered clamshell case. FIRST EDITION, DELUXE ISSUE, 1 OF 200 SIGNED COPIES

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 18.05.2006