Sims Reed Rare Books:
The Queen's Bible. The Holy Bible,...
The magnificent 'Queen's Bible' illustrated with original photographs by Francis Frith and in elaborate decorative red morocco with extensive furniture by Leighton.
Frith, FrancisThe Queen's Bible. The...1862–1863
Fifteen Photographs
A superb example of the Double Elephant Press portfolio of signed photographs by Garry Winogrand.
Winogrand, Garry. Friedlander, Lee, EdFifteen Photographs1974
Fifteen Photographs
A superb example of the Double Elephant Press portfolio of signed photographs by Manuel Alvarez Bravo.
Bravo, Manuel Alvarez. Friedlander, Lee, EdFifteen Photographs1974
Mo Hitotsu No Kuni / Another...
The very scarce first edition of Moriyama's hand-made artist's book, the variant with the American flag cover, this copy signed 'Daido' by Moriyama.
Moriyama DaidoMo Hitotsu No Kuni...1974
The Process of Calotype Photogenic Drawing,...
The rare first edition of the first announcement of William Henry Fox Talbot's calotype method - the negative / positive photographic process - the most important innovation in the history of photography.
Talbot, William Henry FoxThe Process of Calotype...1841
Kiroku. (Records). Nos. 1 - ...
First edition of each issue - limited to 300 copies - of the rarest of Moriyama photo journals.
Moriyama DaidoKiroku. (Records). Nos. 1...1972–1973
A Catalogue of Superobjects - Supercomfort...
The superb, subversive photographic portfolio satirising capitalism and communism.
Komar & MelamidA Catalogue of Superobjects...1977
Parallèle des Edifices Anciens et Modernes...
Complete copy of Trémaux's Parallèle des Edifices with eight original photographs.
Tremaux, PierreParallèle des Edifices Anciens...c.1858
The World Through Lenses
Shimomura Shotaro's beautiful presentation series of 1930s Modernist travel photographs.
Shimomura ShotaroThe World Through Lenses1935
Photographs of New South Wales. [Presented...
An exceptional album of Australian photographs presented to the unifier of Germany and 'Iron Chancellor', Otto von Bismarck.
Pickering, Charles Percy et alPhotographs of New South...c.1884
Portfolio of specially commissioned photographs published by the Tate Gallery, London.
TateTate Modern: Ten Artists,...1999
Photografifen van Tjandi Brambaman (Candi Parambanan)
A rare collection of original photographs - by the first professional Indonesian photographer Kassian Cephas - of the Hindu temple at Candi Prambanan.
Cephas, KassianPhotografifen van Tjandi Brambaman...c.1895
Pornofotos. (Pornographic Photographs)
The complete series of Feldmann's very scarce 'Pornofotos'.
Feldmann, Hans-PeterPornofotos. (Pornographic Photographs)1975
(Recherche et Présentation de Tout Ce...
The very scarce first edition of Christian Boltanski's fragile and ephemeral first artist book.
Boltanski, Christian(Recherche et Présentation de...1969
Street Incidents. A Series of Twenty-One...
Street Incidents, John Thomson's photographic depictions of London's street life.
Thomson. Thomson, J. & Adolphe SmithStreet Incidents. A Series...1881
10 Variationen zum Zahlensystem der Massai
Edition limited to only 16 copies signed and dated by Appelt.
Appelt, Dieter10 Variationen zum Zahlensystem...1977
Classe Terminale du Lycée Chases en...
The édition de tête with an original signed photograph and housed in a zinc box.
Boltanski, ChristianClasse Terminale du Lycée...1987
A Group of Vintage Monochrome Photographs...
A highly interesting group of photographs of early Buren works in situ including a very scarce record of his controversial contribution ot the Guggenheim International Exhibition 1971.
Buren, DanielA Group of Vintage...1970–1983
Walls Paper
An excellent copy of 'Walls Paper', Gordon Matta-Clark's scarce artist book.
Matta-clark, GordonWalls Paper1973
In the early years of the twentieth century, the largest film production company was the Société Pathé Frères (Pathé Brothers Company).
Pathe CinemaLe Film Vierge Pathé...1926