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201 JEKLIN, ISIDOR & WAITE, DONALD E., AND LANSDOWNE; J. FENWICK (FOREWORD). The Art Of Photographing North American Birds.
Galahad Books, New York: 1986. First United States Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Name of previous owner appears on inside front cover. 
94 full-page color plates form the main body of the work, and these express the photographers' art to the fullest. But the extraordinary clarity and precise detail of these images could only be achieved through a thorough-going knowledge of their photographic equipment, and experience gleaned from years of photographing birds - information which is passed on to the reader in sections detailing the equipment, techniques and experiences in the field. 
Price: 19.05 USD
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202 JENSEN, OLIVER; KERR, JOAN PATTERSON & BELSKY, MURRAY (EDITORS). American Album: Abridged.
American Heritage / Ballantine Books, New York: September 1971. Second Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A collection of 226 rare and unusual photographs, most all from the nineteenth century with text of "how we looked and how we lived" in a vanished U.S.A. Gives an eyewitness view of seventy-five years of the past showing the face of yesterday just as it was. 
Price: 10.55 USD
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203 JORDAN, KILLIAN. Life The Year In Pictures 1998.
Life Books, New York: 1999. 1883013607 / 9781883013608 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
The editors of LIFE Magazine bring you the story, the way that only they can: in photographs that have the power to remind and renew, to make you grasp, to keep the memories alive. Includes an Index. 
Price: 30.16 USD
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204 JURY, MARK. The Vietnam Photo Book.
Grossman Publishers, New York: 1971. 0670746037 / 9780670746033 First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Fair condition. 
I was given a gift - a unique opportunity to live all aspects of the Vietnam War, from the grunts of the fields to the generals sipping after-dinner cognac. 
Price: 115.90 USD
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205 KAN, SERGEI. A Russian American Photographer In Tlingit Country: Vincent Soboleff In Alaska.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: . h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
This book is a rich record of life in small-town southeastern Alaska in the late 1800s and early 1900s. It is the first book to showcase the photographs of Vincent Soboleff, an amateur Russian American photographer whose community included Tlingit Indians from a nearby village as well as Russian Americans, so-called Creoles, who worked in a local fertilizer factory. Using a Kodak camera, Soboleff, the son of a Russian Orthodox priest, documented the life of this multiethnic parish at work and at play until 1920. Despite their significance, few of Soboleff's photographs have been published since their discovery in 1950. Anthropologist Sergei Kan rectifies that oversight in A Russian American Photographer in Tlingit Country, which brings together more than 100 of Soboleff's striking black-and-white images. Combining Soboleff's photographs with ethnographic fieldwork and archival research, Kan brings to life the communities of Killisnoo, where Soboleff grew up, and Angoon, the Tlingit village. The photographs gathered here depict Russian Creoles, Euro-Americans, the operation of the Killisnoo factory, and the daily life of its workers. But Soboleff's work is especially valuable as a record of Tlingit life. As a member of this multiethnic community, he was able to take unusually personal photographs of people and daily life. Soboleff's photographs offer candid and intimate glimpses into Tlingit people's then-new economic pursuits such as commercial fishing, selling berries, and making "Indian curios" to sell to tourists. Other images show white, Creole, and Native factory workers rubbing shoulders while keeping a certain distance during leisure time. Kan offers readers, historians, and photography lovers a beautiful visual resource on Tlingit and Russian American life that shows how the two cultures intertwined in southeastern Alaska at the turn of the past century. 
Price: 37.95 USD
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206 KAPLAN, DAILE; HINE, LEWIS WICKES. Lewis Hine In Europe: The Lost Photographs.
Abbeville Press, New York. 0896597458 / 9780896597457 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. There are two gift inscriptions on the title page 
Only within the last two decades has Lewis Wickes Hine been acknowledged as one of America's principal twentieth-century photographers. Best known for his moving portraits of immigrants on Ellis Island, of child laborers in factories and mines, and of steel workers balanced on high girders of the Empire State Building, Hine was far ahead of his time in using the camera to document social conditions in America. As this ground-breaking study demonstrates, Hine was also one of the very first photojournalists. In World War I, Hine became a photographer for the Red Cross, assigned to record the devastation in Europe and to document the need for relief work. In the spring and summer of 1918 he photographed war refugees and hospitalized soldiers in France (as well as glimpses of a prewar Paris), and in November he toured war-torn Italy, Greece, and Serbia. Hine returned to Paris and then set out again to document the suffering in formerly German-occupied areas of Belgium and northern France. Some of these pictures appeared in Red Cross publications, but most of them went into that organization's archives, never to be seen again for sixty years. At the end of world War II, the Red Cross deposited its photograph collection--some 50,000 pictures--in the Library of Congress, where Hine's work was effectively "lost" due to an eccentric filing code that baffled historians for nearly forty years. Author Daile Kaplan finally was able to break the code, identify Hine's photographs, and reintroduce to the world the best of this master's "lost" photographs--an event that not only brings to light a completely new body of Hine's work but gives him his due, at last, as a true pioneer of photojournalism. 240 pages, 10-1/4" x 9-1/8". 
Price: 12.54 USD
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207 KELSEY, ROBIN. Photography And The Art Of Chance.
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London England: 2015. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Photography has a unique relationship to chance. Anyone who has wielded a camera has taken a picture ruined by an ill-timed blink or enhanced by an unexpected gesture or expression. Although this proneness to chance may amuse the casual photographer, Robin Kelsey points out that historically it has been a mixed blessing for those seeking to make photographic art. On the one hand, it has weakened the bond between maker and picture, calling into question what a photograph can be said to say. On the other hand, it has given photography an extraordinary capacity to represent the unpredictable dynamism of modern life. By delving into these matters, Photography and the Art of Chance transforms our understanding of photography and the work of some of its most brilliant practitioners. The effort to make photographic art has involved a call and response across generations. From the introduction of photography in 1839 to the end of the analog era, practitioners such as William Henry Fox Talbot, Julia Margaret Cameron, Alfred Stieglitz, Frederick Sommer, and John Baldessari built upon and critiqued one another's work in their struggle to reconcile aesthetic aspiration and mechanical process. The root problem was the technology's indifference, its insistence on giving a bucket the same attention as a bishop and capturing whatever wandered before the lens. Could such an automatic mechanism accommodate imagination? Could it make art? Photography and the Art of Chance reveals how daring innovators expanded the aesthetic limits of photography to create art for a modern world. Robin Kelsey is Shirley Carter Burden Professor of Photography at Harvard University. "This intriguing study delves into a subject that has troubled photographers since the invention of the medium in the 1840s: how do the happy accidents arising from a mechanical process relate to human dexterity in creating artistic images? Kelsey's subjects range from early practitioners, including Fox Talbot and Stieglitz, to modernist innovators and 20th-century news photography."—Apollo "This ambitious text, both scholarly and affecting, combines art history, psychology, and the history of philosophy and science into a shrewd exploration of 'how meaning is produced in a medium prone to chance.' …Though Kelsey's primary focus is the development of photography, the end result is a wholly informative, refreshing, and rich perspective on photography and Modernism."—Publishers Weekly (starred review) "Photography and the Art of Chance takes up a venerable question: how can a photograph be art, when it is made with a machine that registers phenomena beyond the operator's full awareness? With great originality, Kelsey shows that photography's history is entangled with the history of chance, and he complicates our understanding of the medium in a refreshing way."—Douglas R. Nickel, Brown University "A brilliant choice of theme for an encompassing, revisionist history of photography that shows canonical figures at their best; chance is the flip side of techne and the motor of avant-garde aesthetics, as well as a key subject in the history of modern consciousness. Kelsey's explanatory clarity and gift for concision, meanwhile, are no accident."—Matthew S. Witkovsky, The Art Institute of Chicago 
Price: 31.30 USD
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208 KELSH, NICK. How To Be Santa Claus.
Stewart, Tabori, & Chang, New York: 2001. 158479089X / 9781584790891 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
There was a time in your life when you cared more about magic than logic - and you believed in an overweight man who flies with reindeer. Then you grew up and exchanged knowing glances with other adults as you perpetuated "the myth." But you never really stopped believing. You just thought you did. 
Price: 8.65 USD
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209 KENNEDY, FERN. Exploring Photography.
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs: 1974. 0132975491 / 9780132975490 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Cover has slight chips and scratches. 
Your own application of the information given will build a foundation on which to base an appreciation of a further study in photography. Includes an Index. 
Price: 25.18 USD
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210 KENNERLY, DAVID HUME; BARRY, DAVE (FOREWORD); FINEMAN, HOWARD (INTRODUCTION). Photo Du Jour: A Picture-a-day Journey Through The First Year Of The New Millennium.
University of Texas Press, Austin. 0292743491 / 9780292743496 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
"A treasure - an American family portrait that is at once touching and an important historical record." - Tom Brokaw, NBC News. 
Price: 81.46 USD
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211 KEPPLER, HERBERT. The Nikon And Nikkoformat Way.
AMPHOTO, Garden City: 1977. 0817426116 / 9780817426118 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Keppler's aim in this book is to provide you with first-hand information of the cameras in use -- their assets, their limitations ( and how to get around whatecver limitations there might be). He practices what he preaches as you will see in his own pictures. Includes an Index. 
Price: 46.55 USD
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212 KLUTE, JEANNETTE. Woodland Portraits.
Little, Brown and Co., Boston: 1954. First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
A portfolio of large, full-color photographs that depicts Jeannette Klute's individual approach to nature and her great love for the woodland and the out-of-doors. Shot in the warmer months of the year, her photographs include both plants and wildlife. 
Price: 41.04 USD
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213 KOBAL, JOHN. The Art Of The Great Hollywood Portrait Photographers 1925-1940.
Harrison House, New York: 1987. 051764102X / 9780517641026 Reprint Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Illustrated with 150 photographs. Lets us see, with dramatic impact, the artistry of the Hollywood studio photographers, whose portraits (reproduced by the millions as cheap fan photographs) of Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, Gary Cooper and the others both revolutionized photographic portraiture and, to an enormous extent, formed our vision of the great Hollywood faces. Includes an Index. 
Price: 49.59 USD
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214 KUNHARDT, PHILIP B. Life Laughs Last: 200 More Classic Photos From The Famous Back Page Of America's Favorite Magazine.
Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York: 1987. 0671670921 / 9780671670924 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good reading copy. Top edge of back cover and dustjacket are damaged. Text and pictures are in good condition. Gift inscription signed by the author on first inside page. 

Price: 23.28 USD
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215 KUNHARDT, PHILIP B. Life Smiles Back.
Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York: 1987. 0671643991 / 9780671643997 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 10.93 USD
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216 KURLAND, CATHERINE L. & LAMADRID, ENRIQUE R.; GANDERT, MIGUEL A. (PHOTOGRAPHS); ORDAZ-MOLINA, EVANGELINE (INTRODUCTION). Hotel Mariachi: Urban Space And Cultural Heritage In Los Angeles.
University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque: 2013. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
In Boyle Heights, gateway to East Los Angeles, sits the 1889 landmark "Hotel Mariachi," where musicians have lived and gathered on the adjacent plaza for more than half a century. This book is a photographic and ethnographic study of the mariachis, Mariachi Plaza de Los Angeles, and the neighborhood. The newly restored brick hotel embodies a triumphant struggle of preservation against all odds, and its origins open a portal into the Mexican pueblo's centuries-old multiethnic past. Miguel Gandert's compelling black-and-white images document the hotel and the vibrant mariachi community of the "Garibaldi Plaza of Los Angeles." The history of Hotel Mariachi is personal to Catherine Lopez Kurland, a descendant of the entrepreneur who built it, and whose family's Californio roots will fascinate anyone interested in early Los Angeles or Mexican American history. Enrique Lamadrid explores mariachi music, poetry, and fiestas, and the part Los Angeles played in their development, delving into the origins of the music and offering a deep account of mariachi poetics. Hotel Mariachi is a unique lens through which to view the history and culture of Mexicano California, and provides touching insights into the challenging lives of mariachi musicians. Catherine L. Kurland is award-winning executive editor of Chronicles of the Trail, journal of El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro Trail Association. She lives in Santa Fe. Enrique R. Lamadrid is distinguished professor and chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of New Mexico. He is the author and translator of numerous books for both adults and children. Miguel Gandert, internationally known documentary and art photographer, is distinguished professor and director of Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media at the University of New Mexico. 10 x 8 in. 120 pages 90 halftones. 
Price: 28.45 USD
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217 LACAYO, RICHARD; RUSSELL, GEORGE. Eyewitness: 150 Years Of Photojournalism.
Time Books, New York: 1995. 1883013062 / 9781883013066 Second Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Celebrates some of the most important and memorable images of photojournalism from the insider's perspective of the editors of Time. Includes an Index. 
Price: 22.80 USD
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218 LANGFORD, MARTHA. George Steeves: 1979-1993.
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa: 1993. 0888845669 / 9780888845665 First Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
A catalog of the photographer's work from 1979 to 1993 that comprised an exhibit at the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography in 1993. Text is in both French and English. 
Price: 43.70 USD
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219 LANGFORD, MICHAEL. 35mm Handbook, Third Edition.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: January 1997. 067974634X / 9780679746348 Third Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Here, fully revised and updated to focus on the shift to fully autpomated cameras, is the best basic handbook of 35mm photography. Compact, complete, color-keyed for easy reference, it is packed with essential information and data - plus dozens of hints for solving photographic problems and improving the pictures you take. Includes an index. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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220 LANKER, BRIAN WITH A PROLOGUE BY MAYA ANGELOU. From The Heart: The Photographs Of Brian.
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Corvallis: 2016. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Brian Lanker saw more than most of us do. He saw opportunities in the moment, and he grabbed a camera, "the tool that was as quick and reflective as his brain," writes sports columnist and editor Blaine Newnham. Newnham recommended Lanker's hire as picture director at the Eugene Register-Guard in 1974, just one year after Lanker had won the Pulitzer Prize for feature photography at age 24, for his photographs in the Topeka Capital-Journal of a couple bringing forth their second baby during natural childbirth. "I want to show people things they can't see, normally," Lanker said. That quote from Brian Lanker, along with many others, can be found among the captions in these pages, all of which were researched and written by Mike Tharp, a war correspondent and award-winning journalist, with whom Lanker teamed up at the Topeka Capital-Journal and became lifelong friends. From the Heart combines Tharp's captions with a striking selection of Lanker's photographs and a collection of essays written by Lanker's colleagues and friends, who for the most part were one and the same. These essays—thoughtful, poignant, funny, and respectful—tell the story of Lanker's bolting career start at the Topeka Capital-Journal, his ceaseless creativity, his driving work ethic, and his giving heart. In her prologue, writer and poet Maya Angelou writes, "There was a generosity about Lanker, which allowed him to give himself to everyone as he was needed." Brian Lanker was a photojournalist with the eye of an artist. Some of his photographs are timeless, and others are wholly of their time. From the Heart is a tribute to his singular vision, and a moving portrait of both man and artist. 9.75 ķ 13.5, Full-color and black and white photographs throughout, 224 pages. Brian Lanker was a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and a documentary film director. Lanker was the photographer of the highly acclaimed book and international exhibition of portraits titled I Dream a World: Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America and the book Shall We Dance. Lanker was twice named Newspaper Photographer of the Year by the National Press Photographers Association. His photography frequently appeared in LIFE, National Geographic, and Sports Illustrated magazines as well as many international publications. Until his death in March 2011, Brian Lanker lived in Eugene, Oregon, with his wife Lynda. 
Price: 47.50 USD
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