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image of 10 KODAK BROCHURES FROM 1940s, 1950s, INCLUDING: KODAK FILTERS AND OTHER LENS ATTACHMENTS, CINE-KODAK ACCESSORY LENSES AND OTHER MOVIE-MAKING AIDS, KODASLIDE PROJECTOR MODEL 1, KODAK PICTURE-TAKING EQUIPMENT, HOW TO CHOOSE A CAMERA, ETC.

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Rochester / Toronto : Kodak / Eastman Kodak 10 brochures/pamphlets, ranging in size from 8 1/2" H to 5 7/8" H, 6 are stapled, 4 are folded without any binding, from the 1940s/1950s era. 1. Kodak Picture-Taking Equipment, 15 pp, with price list laid in. 2. Kodak Filters and other Lens Attachments, unpaginated (12 pp including covers). … Read more
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SCENES IN AND AROUND GLENWOOD SPRINGS, COLORADO.

by Overbeck, H.G.

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10 medium brown heavy stock leaves (approx. 7" H x 10" D) in card cover (with embossed reptile skin pattern and cartouche with handwritten titling), braided cord fastener. Each leaf bears one sepia tone photograph (4 1/4" H x 6 3/8" W), glued to the backing page. All photographs are firmly glued at the spine edge, although some have become… Read more
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PORTRAITS OF BRITISH AMERICANS. 3 VOLUME SET.

by Notman, W., photographer. Biographical Sketches by Fennings Taylor.

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Published
1865
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Editions.
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NZ$1,817.25

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Montreal: William Notman, 1865. 425 pp, 350 pp, 280 pp, - 3 volume set, 8 5/8" H (just under 22 cm). These volumes have been rebound in dark red faux leather cloth with gilt lettering/bands and blind stamped decoration on spines. Speckle decoration to text block edges. New medium brown endpapers and white preliminaries - original text starts with… Read more
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WINTER. PICTURED BY RUDOLF EICKEMEYER, JR.

by Eickemeyer, Rudolf, Jr. Introduction by Sadakichi Hartmann. (William Shakespeare, William Cullen Bryant, Alfred Tennyson, James Greenleaf Whittier, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Morris, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Christina Rossetti, Thomas Hood, et al.

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Published
1903
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition.
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NZ$174.46

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New York: R.H. Russell, 1903. v, 50 pp, 14 1/2" H. Grey cloth spine, beige paper-covered boards with black lettering and pastedown illustration on front board. Over 50 b&w reproductions of works by Rudolf Eickemeyer, Jr. (1862-1932), one of the first American photographers to be admitted to the Linked Ring. All on the theme of 'Winter', the photographs… Read more
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WINGED SQUADRONS.

by Beaton, Cecil.

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Fair
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NZ$254.42

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London: Hutchinson 47 pp, 9 3/4" H. Text and 67 b&w photographs (all present) by Cecil Beaton. "The author relates his impressions of the men of the R.A.F. & Fleet Air Arm." No date, no notice of additional/later printings - "War Economy Standard". Contents: Preface; Trying Their Wings; The Way They Live; Fighter Pilots; Coastal Command… Read more
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image of THE TWO SOOS, AMERICAN AND CANADIAN, ON THE FALLS OF THE ST. MARY'S RIVER.  THE HISTORY OF LAKE NAVIGATION, THE NATIONS COMMERCE PASSING BY ITS DOORS - THE LARGEST AND MOST USEFUL LOCKS IN THE WORLD BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED AND DESCRIBED.

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Sault Ste. Marie / Grand Rapids: Young's Art Studio / James Bayne Co. Unpaginated (approx. 58 pp, excluding covers), oblong (6 3/4" H x 9" D), with string ties. No date (c1910). Title page continues: "Mammoth Power Developed and Industries Established - The Growth of Two Large Cities - In the Land of Hiawatha." Two page introduction, followed by b&w… Read more
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VIEWS OF DULUTH, MINN.

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Published
1910
Condition
Fair
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NZ$79.96

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Toronto / Duluth, Minn.: W.G. MacFarlane for S.H. Knox & Co., 1910. Unpaginated (40 pp excluding covers), oblong (7" H x 9" D), purple paper covers with decorative gilt lettering on front. Undated, but c1910. One page of introductory text followed by captioned b&w photographs of streetscapes, schools, churches, commercial buildings, parks, docks, shipping, industries, scenery, etc. Some pages have… Read more
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image of PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM.  HAMILTON, ONTARIO FAMILIES: SMITH, McDUFFEE, BAILLIE, FAREWELL, GILRAY, FITCH.  PHOTOGRAPHERS: ECKERSON, BELL SMITH, MILNE, INGALLS, INGLIS.

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Small green cloth-covered photograph album, 5 5/8" H x 4" W, blind stamped decoration on spine and boards, gilt decoration on front board, gilt "Album" on spine, all edges gilt, metal clasp, decorative endpapers. 6 leaves, each page having a cut-out for photograph and decorative gilt border with the letters "E.&H.T.A." printed at bottom. This album contains 8… Read more
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image of PIN-UP'S PROGRESS:  AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE IMMODEST ART, 1870-1970.

PIN-UP'S PROGRESS: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE IMMODEST ART, 1870-1970.

by Wortley, Richard. Assisted by Jeremy Gibson.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
First Edition
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NZ$65.42

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London: Panther, 1971. 175 pp, 7 3/4" H. B&w and colour illustrations. A social history of the pin-up. Contents: Introduction; Postcard Peeps and a few magazine suprises; Stars and Starlets 1918-39; The Girls Who Won the Wars; Magazine Mania 1945-63; Whiplash or Backlash 1963-70; Man and Superman; Who Buys and Why; Advertising Extra; Just for the Record.… Read more
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CORNELL CAPA: PHOTOGRAPHS.

by Capa, Cornell and Whelan, Richard, editors.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780821217771
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NZ$65.42

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Boston: Bulfinch Press / Little, Brown, 1992. 216 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated in b&w. "Cornell Capa, world famous for his photo-journalism as well as for his founding of New York's International Center of Photography, has had a long an d productive working life. His career has spanned several key decades of the twentieth century,… Read more
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WALDEN, OR LIFE IN THE WOODS.

by Thoreau, Henry David. Introduction by Henry Seidel Canby.

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Published
1936
Condition
Good+
Edition
Limited Edition.
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NZ$581.52

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Boston: The Limited Editions Club, 1936. 290 pp, 10" H. Black cloth spine with gilt lettering, blue/green patterned paper-covered boards, top edge dark green. Number 1225 in a limited edition of fifteen hundred copies, signed on limitation page by the photographer, Steichen. B&w photographs "Taken at Various Seasons at Walden Pond". Printed at the Merrymount Press. … Read more
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image of GOLD RUSH:  A PICTORIAL LOOK AT THE PART EDMONTON PLAYED IN THE GOLD ERA OF THE 1890s.

GOLD RUSH: A PICTORIAL LOOK AT THE PART EDMONTON PLAYED IN THE GOLD ERA OF THE 1890s.

by Blower, James. Foreword by Grant MacEwan.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780070929197
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NZ$36.35

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Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1971. 199 pp, oblong (8 3/4" H x 10 5/8" D). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions. "By 1898 all roads led to the Klondike. One such road was to pass through the tiny Edmonton community, and Edmonton was never to be the same again. As the gateway and principal outfitting centre to… Read more
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CASTLEGUARD.

by Muir, Dalton and Ford, Derek. Foreword by J. Keith Fraser.

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Published
1985
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780660117904
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NZ$50.88

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Ottawa: Ministry of Environment, 1985. Unpaginated, oblong (8 3/4" H x 11 1/4" D). 113 colour photographs, plus three maps. "Beside the Columbia Icefield, in Banff National Park, lies a narrow valley. One end of the valley is a barren arctic waste, newly formed by the retreat of the ice ages. Gradually, it grades into an… Read more
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image of CAMERA IN THE INTERIOR:  1858.  H.L. HIME, PHOTOGRAPHER.  THE ASSINIBOINE AND SASKATCHEWAN EXPLORING EXPEDITION.

CAMERA IN THE INTERIOR: 1858. H.L. HIME, PHOTOGRAPHER. THE ASSINIBOINE AND SASKATCHEWAN EXPLORING EXPEDITION.

by Huyda, Richard J.

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Published
1975
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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NZ$58.15

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Toronto: Coach House Press, 1975. 55 pp, + photographs section, oblong (9" H x 10 3/4" D). Sepiatone photographs, plus a folded map (on thin tissue paper), additional sepiatone illustrations throughout text. "(C)ollects what are probably the first photographs taken in the Canadian west. These are the forty-nine photographs taken by Humphrey Lloyd Hime, photographer and… Read more
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image of BOOMTOWN - METROPOLITAN TORONTO:  A PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD OF TWO DECADES OF GROWTH.

BOOMTOWN - METROPOLITAN TORONTO: A PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD OF TWO DECADES OF GROWTH.

by Kirkup, Donald Boyce.

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Published
1969
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Very Good+
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NZ$72.69

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Scarborough, Ontario: Donald Boyce Kirkup / Lockwood Survey Corporation, 1969. (80) pp, 10 1/4" H x 12 1/8" D. A fascinating look at Toronto's mid-century growth though a series of b&w aerial photographs. Most date between 1949 and 1969 and generally compare similar views on facing pages, showing the incredible growth experienced in post-war Toronto that continues to… Read more
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CANADA: THE LAND THAT SHAPES US.

by Malak. Yousuf Karsh: Preface. Peter C. Newman: Essay.

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Capricorn Books
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781550136678
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NZ$43.61

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Toronto: Key Porter, 1995. 159 pp, 12 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs. "In this breathtaking photographic tribute to his adopted country, one of Canada's best-known and top-ranking photographers captures the many faces and moods of this vast land. From the quaint fishing villages of Atlantic Canada to the majesty of the Rocky Mountains,… Read more
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image of THE INVENTOR AND THE TYCOON:  A GILDED AGE MURDER AND THE BIRTH OF MOVING PICTURES.

THE INVENTOR AND THE TYCOON: A GILDED AGE MURDER AND THE BIRTH OF MOVING PICTURES.

by Ball, Edward.

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Published
2013
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780385525756
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NZ$21.81

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New York: Doubleday, 2013. 447 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "(T)he compelling saga of an artistic genius, a ruthless railroad tycoon, and a sordid crime of passion. In frontier California 130 years ago, English immigrant Eadweard Muybridge managed to capture time and play it back on a screen, inventing stop-motion photography and moving pictures, breakthrough… Read more
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THE FACE OF TORONTO.

by Greenhill, Ralph. Introduction by Alan Gowans.

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Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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NZ$29.08

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Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1960. Unpaginated, 7 1/2" H. B&w photographs. "Here is a faithful, affectionate, and penetrating visual study of a Canadian city in the middle of the twentieth century. If you know Toronto (whether you love it or hate it or simply live there), you will find on every page an unexpected revelation of… Read more
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A NEW BRUNSWICK ALBUM: GLIMPSES OF THE WAY WE WERE.

by Peck, Mary Biggar. Foreword by George F.G. Stanley.

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Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780888820969
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NZ$32.71

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Willowdale, Ontario: Hounslow Press, 1987. 144 pp, oblong 8vo (8 1/2" H x 10 5/8" D). "Mary Biggar Peck has selected over 160 black and white photos from 1885 to 1955, dividing them into nine sections under headings such as, 'Rural Life', 'War and Disaster', and 'Ceremony and Celebration'. Each section is arranged, when possible, in chronological… Read more
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A NOVA SCOTIA ALBUM: GLIMPSES OF THE WAY WE WERE.

by Peck, Mary Biggar. Foreword by Harry Bruce.

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Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780888821164
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NZ$29.08

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Willowdale, Ontario: Hounslow Press, 1989. 159 pp, oblong (8 3/4" H x 10 5/8" D). "Perhaps nothing evokes a particular time and place more vividly than photographs: the stiff family studio portraits of the Victorians, sad formal pictures of young men standing proudly in their wartime uniforms, grainy snapshots depicting people in the 'new look' clothes of the 1940s.… Read more
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