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Developer Trays
Developer Trays
Photographed by John Cyr, Introduction by Lyle Rexer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876879
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Developer Trays

Photographed by John Cyr
Introduction by Lyle Rexer


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $35.00

Developer Trays is master photography printer John Cyr's tribute to the craft and art he has spent his career perfecting. As sure as the age of silver has come to an end, there remain few but extraordinary and dedicated darkroom practitioners such as Cyr who continue to work with chemistry and... Read more >
The Great War
The Great War
Written by Mark Holborn and Hilary Roberts
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385350709
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The Great War

Written by Mark Holborn and Hilary Roberts


Format: Hardcover, 504 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $100.00

On the occasion of the centenary of World War I in August 2014--an unprecedented, spectacular pictorial history of the first global war in 380 black-and-white photographs, many never seen before, from Imperial War Museums in London.

This monumental, dramatic photographic narrative captures the war from the early arms race that developed around... Read more >
The Lives and Loves of Daisy and Violet Hilton
The Lives and Loves of Daisy and Violet Hilton
Written by Dean Jensen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814777
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The Lives and Loves of Daisy and Violet Hilton
A True Story of Conjoined Twins
Written by Dean Jensen


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: December 12, 2012
Price: $12.99

THE LIVES AND LOVES OF DAISY AND VIOLET HILTON follows the poignant life story of twin sisters who were literally joined at the hip, set against the tumultuous backdrop of America during the first half of the 20th century. Daisy and Violet and an unforgettable cast of show-business characters come alive... Read more >
National Geographic 125 Years
National Geographic 125 Years
Written by Mark Collins Jenkins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426209574
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National Geographic 125 Years
Legendary Photographs, Adventures, and Discoveries That Changed the World
Written by Mark Collins Jenkins


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $50.00

Featuring show-stopping imagery and thrilling behind-the-scenes tales, National Geographic 125 Years captures the heart of National Geographic's fascinating history, from its earliest days as a scientific club to its growth into one of the world's largest geographic organizations. The book reveals how much we've come to know about our fascinating world... Read more >
National Geographic Greatest Photographs of the American West
National Geographic Greatest Photographs of the American West
Introduction by James C. McNutt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426209567
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National Geographic Greatest Photographs of the American West
Capturing 125 Years of Majesty, Spirit, and Adventure
Introduction by James C. McNutt


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $30.00

The Wild West is perhaps the most enduring of American myths, but the reality is even more compelling. It's a magical place of extraordinary people, exciting events, and stunning scenery--big sky, wide-open spaces, epic grandeur, and pristine wilderness. National Geographic brings together award-winning photographers to capture this outsized land of majestic... Read more >
The Victorians and Edwardians at War

Written by John Hannavy


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

By the time the first photographs were taken at war in the late 1840s, the idea that ‘the camera cannot lie’ was already firmly embedded in the Victorian psyche. ‘Truthful’ in a way the work of the war artist could never be, despite the initially long exposures and cumbersome equipment, cameras... Read more >
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The Victorians and Edwardians at War
The Victorians and Edwardians at War
Written by John Hannavy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811336
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The Victorians and Edwardians at War

Written by John Hannavy


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $16.95

By the time the first photographs were taken at war in the 1850s, the idea that 'the camera cannot lie' was already firmly embedded in the Victorian psyche. Photographs were truth, in a way the work of the war artist could never be. Long exposures and cumbersome equipment, however, meant that... Read more >
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The Victorians and Edwardians at Play

Written by John Hannavy


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $10.95

A picture can say a thousand words and the images caught on camera during the Victorian and Edwardian periods provide a fascinating insight into the lives of Britons during this time. Take a step back between 1840 and 1910 and explore the pastimes, hobbies, sports and other entertainments enjoyed by the... Read more >
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The Victorians and Edwardians at Work

Written by John Hannavy


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $10.95

A picture can say a thousand words and the images caught on camera during the Victorian and Edwardian periods provide a fascinating insight into the lives of Britons during this time. Take a step back between 1840 and 1910 and explore the world of work and working conditions experienced by the... Read more >
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The Changing Face of Portrait Photography
The Changing Face of Portrait Photography
Text by Shannon Perich
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588342744
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The Changing Face of Portrait Photography
From Daguerreotype to Digital
Text by Shannon Perich


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $35.00

A richly illustrated volume examines the portrait work of Dorthea lange, Richard Avedon, Robert Weingarten, George K. Warren, Julia Margaret Cameron, the Barr & Wright Studio, Gertrude Käseebier, Nickolas Muray, Henry Horenstein, and Lauren Greenfiled.  The Changing Face of Portrait Photography explores the power of the portrait and the role it plays in... Read more >
The President's Photographer
The President's Photographer
Written by John Bredar, Foreword by Pete Souza
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426206764
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The President's Photographer
Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office
Written by John Bredar
Foreword by Pete Souza


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $35.00

Official companion to the National Geographic Television Special airing in November 2010, The President's Photographer is the intimate story of the men and women who are both visual historians and key links between the public and the Presidents. Like the film, this behind-the-scenes invitation features the images and recollections of the nine professionals who... Read more >
The Ongoing Moment
The Ongoing Moment
Written by Geoff Dyer
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ISBN: 9780307539199
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The Ongoing Moment

Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2009
Price: $12.99

Great photographs change the way we see the world; The Ongoing Moment changes the way we look at both. Focusing on the ways in which canonical figures like Alfred Stieglitz, Paul Strand, Walker Evans, André Kertész, Edward Weston, Dorothea Lange, Diane Arbus, and William Eggleston have photographed the same things—barber shops... Read more >
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National Geographic Image Collection
National Geographic Image Collection
Written by National Geographic, Michelle Anne Delaney and Maura Mulvihill
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426205033
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National Geographic Image Collection

Written by National Geographic, Michelle Anne Delaney and Maura Mulvihill


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $50.00

Behind National Geographic’s worldwide reputation as a powerhouse of photography lies one of the finest, most extensive, and most unique graphic resources on Earth: the National Geographic Image Collection. For the first time ever, readers will plumb the fascinating depths of this immense archive from the earliest photographs collected in the... Read more >
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Scurlock Studio and Black Washington, The
Scurlock Studio and Black Washington, The
Edited by National Museum African American History
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588342621
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Scurlock Studio and Black Washington, The
Picturing the Promise
Edited by National Museum African American History


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2009
Price: $35.00

Nearly a century's worth of Scurlock photographs combine to form a searing portrait of black Washington in all its guises—its challenges and its victories, its dignity and its determination. Beginning in the early twentieth century and continuing into the 1990s, Addison Scurlock, followed by his sons, Robert and George, used their... Read more >
News Art
News Art
Written by Stanley B. Burns, M.D. and Sara Cleary-Burns
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576874646
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News Art
Manipulated Photographs from the Burns Archive
Written by Stanley B. Burns, M.D. and Sara Cleary-Burns


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2008
Price: $45.00

News Art: Manipulated Photographs from the Burns Archive presents the unexplored visual history of the melding of art, photography, and journalism. It is the first work to document the fascinating combination of art and photography necessary to achieve accurate copy or story emphasis in newspapers. These images from 1900–1960 illustrate the... Read more >
Odysseys and Photographs
Odysseys and Photographs
Written by Leah Bendavid-Val, Gilbert M. Grosvenor, Mark Collins Jenkins and Viola Kiesinger Wentzel
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426201721
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Odysseys and Photographs
Four National Geographic Field Men
Written by Leah Bendavid-Val, Gilbert M. Grosvenor, Mark Collins Jenkins and Viola Kiesinger Wentzel


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $40.00

Spanning almost a century of global upheaval and riveting human drama, this magnificent book follows the careers of Maynard Owen Williams, Volkmar Wentzel, Luis Marden, and Tom Abercrombie—a stellar quartet of National Geographic photographers who used their cameras to record a truly remarkable era.

While the lensmen were all supported and nurtured... Read more >
Let Your Motto Be Resistance
Let Your Motto Be Resistance
Edited by Deborah Willis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588342461
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Let Your Motto Be Resistance
African American Portraits
Edited by Deborah Willis


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2008
Price: $19.95

This stunning collection of photographic portraits traces US history through the lives of well-known abolitionists, artists, scientists, writers, statesman, entertainers, and sports figures. Drawing on the photographic collections of the National Portrait Gallery, author Deborah Willis explores how these images—many by famous photographers—reveal the nation's history through an African American lens... Read more >
Love
Love
Written by Ferdinand Protzman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426201158
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Love

Written by Ferdinand Protzman


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $30.00

Universally desired and uniquely experienced, love finds expression in every land and culture. This enchanting new book celebrates the depth and diversity of love—at many moments in history, and at every human age—in an exquisite collection of photographs from National Geographic’s famous archives and beyond. Each picture tells a tantalizing story... Read more >
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Song Without Words
Song Without Words
Written by Leah Bendavid-Val
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426201738
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Song Without Words
The Photographs & Diaries of Countess Sophia Tolstoy
Written by Leah Bendavid-Val


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2007
Price: $35.00

Through never-before-seen photographs and intriguing personal diaries, this beautiful book provides an intimate glimpse into the lives of Countess Sophia Tolstoy and her husband, Leo Tolstoy—one of the greatest authors of all time—set against the grand and terrifying backdrop of aristocratic Russia on the brink of its demise.

Between 1885 and... Read more >
Etched in Stone
Etched in Stone
Written by Ryan Coonerty, Photographed by Carol Highsmith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426200267
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Etched in Stone
Enduring Words from Our Nation's Monuments
Written by Ryan Coonerty
Photographed by Carol Highsmith


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2007
Price: $30.00

This poignant, first-of-its-kind book celebrates words that define America's storied past and symbolize the drive of its people—from the boardrooms of Manhattan to the farm fields of Iowa. Author Ryan Coonerty highlights profound phrases inscribed on 52 monuments and public sites. Some are famed monuments like the Lincoln Memorial; others are... Read more >
The Ongoing Moment
The Ongoing Moment
Written by Geoff Dyer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400031689
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The Ongoing Moment

Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2007
Price: $16.95

Great photographs change the way we see the world; The Ongoing Moment changes the way we look at both. Focusing on the ways in which canonical figures like Alfred Stieglitz, Paul Strand, Walker Evans, André Kertész, Edward Weston, Dorothea Lange, Diane Arbus, and William Eggleston have photographed the same things—barber shops... Read more >
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The Book of Photography
The Book of Photography
Written by Anne H. Hoy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792236931
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The Book of Photography
The History, the Technique, the Art, the Future
Written by Anne H. Hoy


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2005
Price: $40.00

Since its invention in 1839, photography has come to change not only the way we view the world, but the world itself. Every field—medicine, astronomy, journalism, art, geography, history—has been revolutionized by photography.

Now, spanning more than 166 years of photographic history and the work of more than 250 photographers, this comprehensive... Read more >
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