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Coney Island: 40 Years
Coney Island: 40 Years
by Harvey Stein
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Since 1970, when world-renowned photographer Harvey Stein first turned his discerning eye toward Coney Island, his love affair with this New York beachfront amusement park began to grow. Over 200 compelling black and white photos tell the tale of his 40... (read more)

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American Photography: A Century of Images
American Photography: A Century of Images
by Vicki Goldberg
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This companion volume to the marvelous PBS series contends that the still photograph has played a strong role not only in capturing our history but in shaping it. Ranging form Weegee to Warhol, the book shoots with a wide-angle lens, covering the... (read more)

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The Polaroid Book
The Polaroid Book
by Steve Crist
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Defining moments   In existence for over 50 years, the Polaroid Corporation’s photography collection is the greatest collection of Polaroid images in the world. Begun by Polaroid founder Edwin Land and photographer Ansel Adams, the collection... (read more)

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Photobooth
Photobooth
by Babbette Hines
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Spontaneous, goofy, or touchingthere is something both strangely familiar and absolutely fresh about photobooth pictures. With this set of thirty postcards, it is as easy to imagine their stories as it is to write and send your own.... (read more)

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Spaceshots and Snapshots of Projects Mercury and Gemini: A Rare Photographic History
Spaceshots and Snapshots of Projects Mercury and Gemini: A Rare Photographic History
by John Bisney And J.l. Pickering.
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The race to space between the United States and the Soviet Union captured the popular imagination. On April 12, 1961, the USSR launched cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin on a one-orbit flight, making him the first human in space. Three weeks later, American... (read more)

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Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present
Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present
by Gail Buckland
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For 40 years, Bob Gruenand#8217;s name has been synonymous with rock and roll. From taking early photos on tour with Ike and Tina Turner, to capturing the early CBGB/Maxand#8217;s Kansas City scene to covering current stadium rockers such as Green Day... (read more)

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The Invisibles: Vintage Portraits of Love and Pride. Gay Couples in the Early Twentieth Century
The Invisibles: Vintage Portraits of Love and Pride. Gay Couples in the Early Twentieth Century
by Sebastien Lifshitz
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A charming collection of vintage photos of gay couples privately and often secretly celebrating their relationships. This volume is a unique collection of photographs of gay couples from 1900 to 1960. While this is a time many now regard as the deeply... (read more)

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Twilight
Twilight
by Gregory Crewdson
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Crewdson's filmic images strongly reference TV programs such as 'The Twilight Zone' and deal with fantasy and the paranormal in a creepy "your-town-here" American setting. His work is surreal but even more so that he involved the community of small town,... (read more)

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Workers
Workers
by Sebastiao Salgado
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In this remarkable visual survey, internationally acclaimed photographer Sebastiandatilde;o Salgado documents traditional methods of sustainable coffee farming across the globe, revealing rituals deeply steeped in history and pride. The book spans nearly... (read more)

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Snapshots of Dangerous Women
Snapshots of Dangerous Women
by Peter J Cohen
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Peter J. Cohen is an art collector who lives in New York. Mia Fineman is associate curator in the department of photographs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. She is also the author of ten books and has written about art and culture for many... (read more)

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Nerve: The New Nude
Nerve: The New Nude
by Genevieve Field
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Field, cofounder and editor of the online site that has been hailed as "the Web's most intelligent forum for erotica," captures the cutting edge of nude photography as presented in and backs it with intelligent discourse on an intriguing subject. She... (read more)

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One Hundred Flowers
One Hundred Flowers
by Harold Feinstein
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Harold Feinstein began his career in photography in 1946 at the age of 15. Four years later, Edward Steichen had purchased his work for the permanent collection at MoMA. A.D. Coleman is a media critic who has been widely published. He frequently... (read more)

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Real Photo Postcards: Unbelievable Images from the Collection of Harvey Tulcensky
Real Photo Postcards: Unbelievable Images from the Collection of Harvey Tulcensky
by Laetitia Wolff
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It may be hard to believe, but there actually was a time when the postcard image was not a clich. To reach it, you'll have to set your clock back to the end of the nineteenth century, when an Act of Congress allowed Americans to mail a card for just one... (read more)

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The Contact Sheet
The Contact Sheet
by Steve Crist
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Behind every great photograph is a story. For every noteworthy image there are many more images taken before and after the moment that are often left unseen to anyone but the photographer himself. Featuring a diverse collection of original contact sheets... (read more)

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National Geographic: 125 Years: Legendary Photographs, Adventures, and Discoveries That Changed the World
National Geographic: 125 Years: Legendary Photographs, Adventures, and Discoveries That Changed the World
by Mark Collins Jenkins
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Def Leppard: The Definitive Visual History
Def Leppard: The Definitive Visual History
by Ross (pht) Halfin
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Def Leppard's unstoppable, anthemic hard rock has earned it sales of more than 65 million albums worldwide and a legion of dedicated fans. This fully authorized visual history of the band follows them from the new wave of British heavy metal to their... (read more)

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Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York
Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York
by James T. Murray and Karla L. Murray
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A visual guide to New York City's timeworn storefronts, this collection of powerful images captures the neighborhood spirit, familiarity, comfort, and warmth that these shops once embodied.... (read more)

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Earth, Spirit of Place: Featuring the Photographs of Chris Hadfield
Earth, Spirit of Place: Featuring the Photographs of Chris Hadfield
by John Mcquarrie
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Astronauts on board the International Space Station have many tasks, but a consistent favorite is taking photographs of Earth. The ISS astronauts don't just take digital images randomly. The photos they shoot are part of a well-defined program of data... (read more)

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Photographs, Histories, and Meanings
Photographs, Histories, and Meanings
by Marlene Kadar
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Photographs have shaped public perception and social meaning for the last one hundred and fifty years or more. This collection reexamines photographs and their social history, exploring the ideological, ethical, political, and aesthetic forces that... (read more)

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The World Atlas of Street Photography
The World Atlas of Street Photography
by Jackie (edt) Higgins
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The energetic, fluctuating pace of the metropolis has long lured photographers to captureand#151;often candidlyand#151;the chaos, character, and incident of modern urban life ever since the genesis of photography in the 19th century. The World Atlas of... (read more)

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