New York Photobooks

About photobooks – old and new.

Hermann Zschiegner – 25 ¢

      Hermann Zschiegner 25 ¢ Published in 2011 by Blurb 8vo, photographically illustrated softcover, 48 pages   Hermann Zschiegner has published several small photobooks always based on a … Continue reading

April 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Pascal Anders – Alphabet City

      Pascal Anders Alphabet City Self-published in 2011, edition of 100 8vo, softcover, 54 pages     “Alphabet City” is the third book from Pascal Anders (he has published … Continue reading

April 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Gilles Peress – The Rockaways

  The Rockaways Gilles Peress (photos) and Hamilton Fish (edited) Published in 2013 by Concord Free Press, 3 000 copies 4to, illustrated softcover, 93 pages     This book was … Continue reading

March 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ryoji Akiyama – New York Reports

    Ryoji Akiyama New York Reports Published in 1980 by Bokusui-Sha Press 4to, hardcover black leather with tipped-in color plate, 47 pictures and about 100 pages     In “New … Continue reading

March 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Y. Nagasaki – Zoo York – Cage without bars

  Y. Nagasaki Zoo York – Cage without bars Published by Ko Yu Shuppan in 1993 4to, photographically illustrated softcover with obi, 122 pages     “Zoo York” reflects New … Continue reading

March 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Gary Lee Boas – New York Sex – 1979-1985

  Gary Lee Boas New York Sex – 1979-1985 Published by Editions Kamel Mennour in 2003 8vo, hardcover photographically illustrated, no dust jacket, 235 pages   Gary Lee Boas is … Continue reading

March 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ruiko Yoshida – Harlem Black Angels

  Ruiko Yoshida (photographs); Hajime Kijima (Text) Harlem Black Angels First edition and first printing published in 1974 by Kodansha Ltd 4to, Softcover with photographically illustrated dust jacket and a … Continue reading

February 26, 2018 · 1 Comment

Tsuneo Enari – 100 American Families in New York

  Tsuneo Enari (photographs) and Masuo Ikeda (text) 4to, hardcover with printed dust jacket Published in 1976 by Heibon-sha (Tokyo)   The text is in Japanese, so it is difficult … Continue reading

February 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

John Goodman – The Times Square Gym

    John Goodoman The Times Square Gym 4to, illustrated softcover Published by Evan Publishing, New York in 1996 Back in the days, boxing clubs were a popular place for … Continue reading

February 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ryan Weideman – In My Taxi – New York After Hours

      Author: Ryan Weideman Title: In My Taxi – New York After Hours Published by Thunder’s Mouth Press in 1991 8vo, softcover photographically illustrated   Ryan Weideman an … Continue reading

January 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ulrich Eckhardt and Werner Duftmann – SoHo Downtown Manhattan

Authors : Eckhardt, Ulrich ; Duttmann, Werner Title : Soho – Downtown Manhattan 8vo, photographically illustrated softcover, no dust jacket. Published in 1976 by Akademie Der Kunste – Berliner Festwochen     … Continue reading

November 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cory Jacobs, Jason Schmidt, Alex Vlack – Everywhere Always

Authors: Cory Jacobs and Jason Schmidt (photography), Alex Vlack (Text) Title: Everywhere Always Published by Cottage Eight Books in 2017, an edition of 400 8vo, softcover with a stiff dust … Continue reading

November 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Geoffrey Biddle – Alphabet City

Author: Geoffrey Biddle Title: Alphabet City Published by University of California Press, in 1992 8vo, hardcover with photographically illustrated dust jacket, with approximately 125 pages   This photobook portrays the … Continue reading

November 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Koichi Inakoshi – Maybe, maybe

Author: Koichi Inakoshi Title: Maybe, maybe 8vo, hardcover with a photographically illustrated dust jacket. Published in 1971 by Kyuryudo, with an essay by Key Hasegawa ——  

January 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Aaron Siskind – Harlem Document

Title: Harlem Document Author: Aaron Siskind 8vo., Hardcover with a photographically illustrated dust jacket, Published in 1981 by Matrix Publication ——    

January 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

New York City Parks – Street Art/N.Y. – A Photo Essay

Title: Street Art/N.Y. – A Photo Essay Author: New York City Parks – Recreation and Cultural Affairs Administration Photo credits to: Randy Abbott, Eric Jones, Katrina Thomas 4to, Softcover, 26 … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cristina De Middel – SPBH Book Club Vol. III

  Untitled Author: Cristina De Middel Published in April, 2013, by Self Published Be Happy (SPBH) Edition size: 500 8vo, illustrated hardcovers, 60 pages and 30 color plates, printed in lithography — … Continue reading

January 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Allen Ginsberg – Photographs

Photographs Allen Ginsberg Published by Twelvetress Press, 1990 Folio, gray cloth with printed dust jacket Edition of 5000 Photographs Allen Ginsberg Published by Twelvetress Press, 1990 Folio, gray cloth with … Continue reading

December 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Jan Henderikse – Broadway

Author : Jan Henderikse Title: Broadway Published by Jan Henderikse-Uitgeverij/Bebert Edition in 1983; an edition of 100 signed and 100 unsigned books. Accordion book, in cardboard covers with two black … Continue reading

December 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Danny Lyon – The destruction of lower Manhattan

  Title: The Destruction of Lower Manhattan Author: Danny Lyon Published by Macmillan Company in 1969. 4to, Hardcover with photographically illustrated dust jacket. [A second edition was published in 2005 … Continue reading

October 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Joel Sternfeld -Walking the High Line

  Title: Walking the High Line Author: Joel Sternfeld Published in 2001 (first edition, first printing) by Steidl 4to, 56 pages, hardcover with photographically illustrated dust jacket.   “Walking the … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Flemming Arnholm; Klaus Rifbjerg

    [Untitled] Authors : Flemming Arnholm (photographer); Klaus Rifbjerg (poet) Published by Forlaget Rhodos, Copenhagen, in 1969 4to, Bi-folding leporello or accordion, comprising 22 card panels and 19 black … Continue reading

April 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Andy Warhol – Index (Book)

  Title: Index (Book) Author: Andy Warhol Published by Random House, A Black Star Book, New York, in 1967; 8000 hardcover copies and 12 000 softcover copies were printed. 4to, … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Peter Spaans – New York from the Yards

  Title: New York from the Yards Author: Peter Spaans Published in 2011 by Unconart in Amsterdam; Square octavo. Long accordion fold-out, printed on rectos only, with 52 images from … Continue reading

March 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Roy Decarava and Langston Hughes – The Sweet Flypaper of Life

    Title: The Sweet Flypaper of Life Authors: Roy Decarava and Langston Hughes Published by Simon and Schuster, New York, 1955 8vo: dark boards with a photographically illustrated dust … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Percy Loomis Sperr – Island Scenes

  Title: Island Scenes Author: Percy Loomis Sperr Self-published in 1937 4to: wrappers, unpaginated — Percy Loomis Sperr (1890-1964) compiled more than 30,000 photographs, comprising a detailed portrait of the … Continue reading

March 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Elvira Lindo – New York: Boys Are So Dumb

  Title: New York: Boys are so dumb Author: Elvira Lindo Published and designed by Caravanbook, 2015 A6 size, unpaginated (20 pages + 4 extra small pages), photographically illustrated wrappers — “New York: Boys … Continue reading

March 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Aaron Krach

      Title: 100 New York Mysteries Author: Aaron Krach Self-published in 2006, edition of 500 8vo: black wrappers, black and white photographs, unpaginated   —   Aaron Krach, … Continue reading

February 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Walker Evans – Many Are Called

  Title: Many Are Called Author: Walker Evans Introduction from James Agee Published in 1966, by Houghton Mifflin Company, The Riverside Press Cambridge, Boston 4to: black and white photographs, black … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Guy Bourdin – Sighs, Whispers for Bloomingdale’s

  Title: Sighs, Whispers for Bloomingdale’s Author: Guy Bourdin Published by Bloomingdale’s in 1976 8vo: 36 color photographs, wrappers illustrated with photographs, unpaginated.   —   Bloomingdale’s commissioned the Parisian … Continue reading

February 17, 2016 · Leave a comment
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