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Picture of Kochi Diary (Signed)

Publisher's Description

Kochi Diary is the 5th book in the City Diary Series by Peter Bialobrzeski.

"1st August 2016: The Wear Helmet, Get Petrol, Be Safe campaign starts today. That doesn’t mean, of course, that you’ll be refused petrol if you aren’t wearing protective gear. Instead you’ll be handed a campaign leaflet by the pump–operator. In the Kochi–Ernakulam area there have been 17,000 two wheeler accidents in the past three years, with more than 1,200 motorists dead. The Hindu states: “Besides poor road conditions, the presence of young brats with snazzy new super bikes ... is proving to be a major cause of concern.”

Peter Bialobrzeski is a world-renowned photographer and the recipient of several awards including the prestigious “World Press Photo Award” in 2003 and 2010. He is also the author of over ten photobooks, including “Neon Tigers”, “Heimat”, “Lost in Transition” and “Paradise Now”.

Publisher: Velvet Cell

Size: 140 x 210 mm

112 pages

Limited Edition of 50

[Signed Ed. of 50] Kochi Diary - Peter Bialobrzeski

Peter Bialobrzeski
Kochi Diary is the 5th book in the City Diary Series by Peter Bialobrzeski.
£25.00

Picture of Moment (Signed)

Publisher's Description

Moment, by Wolfgang Hildebrand, uses numerous photographs–taken at different times during day and night–to transform ordinary places into something between fiction and reality. Hildebrand is attracted to the constantly changing environments in cities, and this project explores the idea of the undefined moment or series of moments within a single frame.

Publisher: Velvet Cell

Size: 210 x 260 mm

64 pages

Limited Edition of 50

Wolfgang Hildebrand
Moment, by Wolfgang Hildebrand, uses numerous photographs–taken at different times during day and night–to transform ordinary places into something between fiction and reality.
£35.00

Picture of Tales from Beneath the Arches (Signed)

Publisher's Description

Tales from Beneath the Arches explores the transformation of ‘non-places’ created by the mass building of elevated highways and expressways in Taiwanese cities. This project examines how such spaces have been repurposed by people to suit their needs. It is in these spaces that we can see the interaction between people and the built environment in one of the densest urban landscapes in the world.

Publisher: Velvet Cell

Size: 210 x 260 mm

80 pages

Limited Edition of 500


Éanna de Fréine
Tales from Beneath the Arches explores the transformation of ‘non-places’ created by the mass building of elevated highways and expressways in Taiwanese cities.
£35.00

Picture of Chauvet Pont-d'arc, L'inappropriable

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Invited to confront himself to the heritage of the Grotte Chauvet, Raphaël Dallaporta has imagined an immersive visual approach as if we were physically entering the cave.

For ten years, Raphaël Dallaporta has developed photographic protocols which allow him to renew our look on a given subject, through unexpected images. The panoramas he imagined for the Chauvet Cave go beyond the traditional limits of the photographic medium, in order to account for the tortuous landscape of the cave, marked by engravings and paintings dated at 36 000 B.C. Inspired by the architect Richard Buckminster Fuller, Raphaël Dallaporta’s approach aims at rendering on a plane surface the 360° views of the cave.

These photographs reveal in a single image the different layers of history, from the first images of humanity to the current landscape, modelled by the water. These striking photographs skillfully blend together science, technique and artistic creation.

2 japanese-bound volumes:

First volume – photographs
24 x 32 cm, 280 pages 
70 B&W photographs

Second volume – texts in French and diagrams
24 x 32 cm, 80 pages

Essays (in French) by:

Marie Bardisa, curator of the cave
Jean-Jacques Delannoye, geomorphologist
Jean-Paul Curnier, philosopher and writer
Jean Clottes, curator
Rémi Labrusse, art historian

Raphaël Dallaporta
These photographs reveal in a single image the different layers of history, from the first images of humanity to the current landscape, modelled by the water.
£40.75

Picture of Dalston in the 80s (Collector's Edition)

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Book 13 from the series 'East London Photo Stories' + PRINT

A fully cloth-covered Collector's Edition of Dalston in the 80s by Andrew Holligan, presented in a bespoke cloth-covered clamshell box complete with signed and numbered limited edition print.

This Collector's Edition is limited to 150 copies.

Edition numbers allocated from lowest to highest as orders are processed.

Andrew Holligan has worked all over the place as a photographer – from the Alaskan Tundra in the north, to Australian deserts in the south. Now he lives down a secluded country lane surrounded by ancient woodland from where he supplies London restaurants with foraged wild fungi. But before this, he spent the best part of fifteen years living in Hackney, immersing himself in its vibrant art scene. Andrew continues to explore the possibilities of the photographic medium, albeit from a rural perspective.

Andrew Holligan
Book 13 from the series 'East London Photo Stories' + PRINT
£45.00

Picture of Snow White

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This luxurious, silk-bound limited edition presents highlights from Sugimoto’s beloved Theaters series

Published in an edition of 400 signed and numbered copies, Snow White is a unique collector’s edition book containing 75 artworks by Hiroshi Sugimoto (born 1948). All of the photographs in Snow White are from his Theaters series and include many of his well-known photographs of classic movie palaces and drive-ins, along with new photographs of Italian opera houses and abandoned theaters. Sugimoto began the Theaters series four decades ago. To make these images, he opens the shutter inside the dark theater (or in the case of the drive-ins, outside at night) for the duration of the movie. The running movie is the only source of light bringing out the architectural details of these spaces. The Disney movie Snow White was running when Sugimoto photographed “Palace Theater, Gary (2015), one of the abandoned theaters that is reproduced here.

In this book, Sugimoto reveals for the first time the movies that were screened when he took these photographs and the exposure time of each photograph. Each artwork in Snow White is accompanied by the name of the movie, its running time and a short text about each written by Sugimoto. The black-and-white photographs are hand-tipped onto the pages and the book is bound in silk cloth. Each copy contains a numbered colophon signed by Sugimoto.

Publisher: Damiani/Matsumoto Editions

Size: 10.5 x 14"

160 pages, 75 images

Hiroshi Sugimoto
This luxurious, silk-bound limited edition presents highlights from Sugimoto’s beloved Theaters series
£522.00

Picture of Tokyo Circulation

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New, two different covers

While it’s been more than twenty years since moving to Tokyo, I’ve never grown tired of how, day by day, the city fluctuates and grows. But on the other hand, it has become hard to see the embodiment of our true humanity - perhaps this loss is a consequence of our unchecked modern urban proliferation.

Years ago, while I was photographing and living among nomads in Tibet I was struck by the way in which those there live and coexist powerfully with the earth. I honed this feeling through making portraits of the people I encountered. Compared with my experiences there I felt that, as photographic subjects, through the convenience of modern life the citizens of Tokyo lacked something that those in Tibet naturally possessed.

But was this really so?

Making an effort to observe Tokyo well, one should be able to discover those living strongly with the same radiance of human nature coexisting within the city. This belief led me to begin a daily attempt to seek out with my camera those who exist and thrive within their natural, yet urban, habitat.

Indeed, ten years have passed and in my eyes the dense sprawl of Tokyo is an ecosystem with magnificent circulation.

― Statement from the artist

Publisher: Zen Foto Gallery

Size 302 x 373 mm

196 pages

Limited Edition: 1,000 (black cover: 500 / silver cover: 500)

Shinya Arimoto
"While it’s been more than twenty years since moving to Tokyo, I’ve never grown tired of how, day by day, the city fluctuates and grows...."
£75.00

Picture of Belgravia (Limited Edition)

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Artist's edition of Karen Knorr's Belgravia, which includes a 28x35cm signed and numbered print from the series, presented alongside a copy of the book, in an elegant bespoke clamshell case.

Of the photograph Knorr recalls "In Belgravia, there are two photographs of the same very charming subject, a deb’s delight. One is on the cover, and the other inside the book accompanying the quote on the back cover of the book. Both photographs were taken on the same afternoon in 1979. He was confident of his charms and definitely a perfect “dish” or debs to bag. He appears in the first photograph the cover: tall, handsome, rosy cheeked gazing lovingly at his own reflection (emulating his hero, Brian Ferry) he poses legs apart, in the hall way of his parent’s 1960’s penthouse flat. In the other photograph (offered as a special edition print), taken in the dining area, he lounges back in his black bow tie, white smoking jacket and tuxedo trousers, striped socks peek above his loafers. He is almost pouting as he sits foot resting on the classic Eames chair. The penthouse was the perfect stage. Apparently it had been originally designed for Elizabeth Taylor, while filming Cleopatra in London in 1963."

The edition is strictly limited to 30, and sold on a first come first served basis.

Publisher: Stanley Barker

Size: 280 x 350 mm

Karen Knorr
Artist's edition of Karen Knorr's Belgravia, which includes a 28x35cm signed and numbered print from the series, presented alongside a copy of the book, in an elegant bespoke clamshell case.
£360.00

Picture of One Sun, One Shadow

The beautifully named Shane Lavalette is a young photographer from the north-east of the US. Commissioned by an Atlanta gallery to contribute to an exhibition ‘Picturing the South’, he began the project which would become One Sun One Shadow, a series of unshowy images that demonstrate a sympathetic understanding of small-town life. It should appeal to fans of Shore, Sternfeld, Soth and Halpern.

Publisher's Description

“They are quiet pictures that build to a boisterous whole. They speak from the endlessly renewed place of the photographic expeditioner who loves the world and knows it’s a well that never runs dry.” — Tim Davis

Shane Lavalette was commissioned by the High Museum of Art in Atlanta to create a new series of photographs for their 2012 exhibition, “Picturing the South.” Lavalette’s monograph, One Sun, One Shadow, is an extension of this body of work. Native to the Northeast, it was primarily through traditional music — the sounds of old time, blues, and gospel — that Lavalette had formed a relationship with the South. With that in mind, the region’s rich musical history became the natural entry point for this project and the resulting photographs. One Sun, One Shadow includes a text by artist and poet Tim Davis.


Size: 228 x 273 mm

124 pages

Edition of 1,500

Shane Lavalette
High Museum of Art in Atlanta commissioned Shane Lavalette to create a new series of photographs for their 2012 exhibition, “Picturing the South.” Lavalette’s monograph, One Sun, One Shadow, is an extension of this body of work.
£47.70

Picture of Taipei Diary

The fourth volume in Peter Bialobrzeski’s City Diary series. Bialobrzeski is one of the foremost contemporary photographers of the urban landscape and this volume maintains the standard of the earlier titles on Athens, Cairo and Wolfsburg. 

Publisher's Description

In 2014, Peter Bialobrzeski arrived in Taipei to print his book Cairo Diary. Almost immediately, he set out to document the urban landscape of what was once considered the de facto capital of China, and what it has become today.

In 1949 the Kuomintang, led by Chiang Kai Shek, fled the mainland to take refuge in Taiwan. They declared Taipei the provisional capital of the Republic of China. [...] The Kuomintang believed for a long time in the provisional. That resulted in an underdeveloped infrastructure and an overspend on“defence”, which in reality was saving up for aggression. The exile to the island of Formosa was only a step on the way to kicking Mao and his Reddies out of the mainland. You don’t have to visit Taiwan to find that idea very amusing when you look at “Red China” today.

Peter Bialobrzeski is a world-renowned photographer and the recipient of several awards including the prestigious “World Press Photo Award” in 2003 and 2010. He is also the author of over ten photobooks, including "Cairo Diary", "Athens Diary" and "Wolfsburg Diary", also published by The Velvet Cell.

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Publisher: The Velvet Cell

Size: 140 x 210 mm

112 pages

Limited Edition of 500

Peter Bialobrzeski
In 2014, Peter Bialobrzeski arrived in Taipei to print his book Cairo Diary. Almost immediately, he set out to document the urban landscape of what was once considered the de facto capital of China, and what it has become today.
£16.20

Picture of DDSBs (discarded dog sh*t bags)

Publisher's Description

'Over the past few years I have observed with increasing fascination the growing number of discarded dog sh*t bags (DDSBs – it feels to me that there should be an apostrophe after the b but I’m told this is not the case!) I encounter whilst out walking in open countryside, urban parklands and even suburban streets.

Yes, there are health implications in leaving dog poop around in its natural state, but frankly it’s far less easy to see the stuff (and therefore less offensive) if it isn't bagged. Yet, is this purely about not wishing to be caught by the ever-watchful dog police? Do we want to be seen to dutifully bag Rover’s poop, but then, surreptitiously, when no one’s looking, we dispose of the offending article in the nearest bush, throw it in the river or hang it on the adjacent fence (in a misplaced belief that once bagged it ceases to be the dog owner’s responsibility)?

Whatever the reasoning, the DDSB has very quickly become a feature of our global environment; well, those environments that don’t have more to worry about than dog poop.'

[extract from book introduction by John Darwell]

Individually numbered limited edition book that comes in its own dog poop bag (unused!)

First seen at The Photography Festival Les Rencontres d’Arles

Publisher: mynewtpress

John Darwell
First seen at The Photography Festival Les Rencontres d’Arles
£25.00

Picture of Berlin

Publisher's Description

After publishing Daisuke Yokota’s Toransupearento and GLASS, Kominek Books presents a new body of work from the artist, Berlin; photos taken in Germany’s capital.

The images are typical night city wanderings and exhibit Yokota’s signature experimental processing techniques whilst also demonstrating unconventional shooting methods like re-appropriating thermographic and infrared cameras and rendering the images onto analog film. But overall Yokota’s experiments with extremely low-resolution cameras brings the concept of classical photography to its limits and revises the question of what photography should be.

Publisher: Kominek Books

Size: 200 x 290 mm

60 images

Edition of 300 copies

Daisuke Yokota
After publishing Daisuke Yokota’s Toransupearento and GLASS, Kominek Books presents a new body of work from the artist, Berlin; photos taken in Germany’s capital.
£60.00

Picture of Matter/Burn Out

Publisher's Description

Daisuke Yokota has presented to the public an immense installation using 100,000 photographic prints coated in wax, which was exhibited in Aichi Triennial held in August 2016. Yokota’s work ‘Matter’, a work whereby photographs have been printed on rolls of paper, has become a sensation. Since 2013, ‘Matter’ has been included in numerous international exhibitions, including Unseen Photo Fair Special Exhibition ‘anima on photo’ (Amsterdam, 2013); Photo London (London, 2015); JIMEI x ARLES International Photography Festival (Xiamen, China). ‘MATTER / BURN OUT’ is an extension of the work ‘Matter’ which was exhibited in Xiamen in 2015, 70 years after the war between Japan and China. Once the exhibition had come to a close, the work was burnt in the, once again, vacant space in the area. This ‘burn out’ process was documented in 4,000 photographs, whereby the data was processed, manipulated and revived to form a brand new, large scale work called “MATTER / BURN OUT”, and edited to this new book.

Publisher: Artbeat Publishers

Size: 210 × 284 mm

304 pages

First edition (1,000 copies)

Daisuke Yokota
Daisuke Yokota has presented to the public an immense installation using 100,000 photographic prints coated in wax, which was exhibited in Aichi Triennial held in August 2016.
£70.00

Picture of Flat Noodle Soup Talk (Limited Edition) (Signed)

The great South African photographer's first major project beyond his own continent: portraits, nudes - and food - in contemporary Beijing

Publisher's Description

Limited edition of 500 copies, the small gem is 220 x 170 mm , printing in Italy by the best definetely printer in italy, UV varnishon top of the pictures, Hot Foil in the cover with debossing.

Signed copies

Sample images

Publisher: Editions Bessard

Size: 220 170 mm

Pieter Hugo
Limited edition of 500 copies
£50.00

Picture of Jantar Mantar

Publisher's Description

Born in France in 1952, Simon Chaput moved to New York City in the early 1980s, and quickly became immersed in the downtown art scene through close friends Christo and Jeanne-Claude. It was during this time that he met Isamu Noguchi, who inspired him to revisit his childhood passion for photography.

This rekindling led him to India, and the Jantar Mantar. Over the course of a year, Chaput spent time traveling to different places, and photographing the stone observatories that were built in the 18th century for the study of astronomy. It was in these early pictures that he developed his unique, poetic, and abstract style of light playing with negative space, a style that continues in his series on New York, Waterfalls, and Nudes.

While in the process of moving his studio of 30 years from Manhattan to Miami, Chaput discovered these previously unprinted images. He realized how influential they are to his whole body of work, and an intense printing session followed in his beloved darkroom. Perfectly capturing the striking combinations of geometrical forms of the Jantar Mantar, Chaput presents mysterious and romantic locations where one could spend hours in visual exploration. Indeed, he spent hours waiting for the right light and angles, and for the many visitors to have left the famous Indian sites.

Limited to 1,200 hand-numbered copies, Jantar Mantar is beautifully printed in duotone on uncoated Japanese art paper and presented in a custom slipcase. The book includes an original short story by the renowned author Salman Rushdie, written specifically to accompany Chaput’s dramatically beautiful photographs. Simon Chaput is represented in New York by the Howard Greenberg Gallery.

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Publisher: Nazraeli Press

Size: 7.5 x 15"

52 pages, 25 duotone plates

Simon Chaput
Over the course of a year, Chaput spent time traveling to different places, and photographing the stone observatories that were built in the 18th century for the study of astronomy.
£54.00

Picture of DTLFTSOTE (Signed)

Publisher's Description

Destroying the Laboratory for the Sake of the Experiment

Beginning in 2006 and continuing (when time allowed) over the next four years, the poet Daniel Cockrill and I made several road trips across England, stopping at a range of towns and cities along the way. We were trying to better understand the rise of nationalism then (as now) evident in the UK, as well as notions of Englishness, concepts much discussed in the media at the time.

In a true collaboration, in that we always travelled together and experienced much the same things, Dan would write poems and I would photograph. As time progressed we witnessed our country slide into recession and the government introduce austerity measures, although little seemed to alter in the fabric of the landscape. What we did notice was something more abstract, more of a state of mind among the population as many began to blame others - and immigration in particular - for perceived misfortunes. Dan attempted to catch something of this mood in his poetry while I continued to photograph the backdrop against which the story unfolded.

Although we concluded the work in 2010 with an exhibition in London (when we collaborated with the sculptor Jim Wilson and, in particular, the designer Dominic Brookman, who created several ‘treatments’ of poems and pictures) it was not until now that we’ve chosen to self-publish the book. Looking at the work now, with the benefit of hindsight, it’s possible to sense the changing mood in the country, of which last month’s BREXIT vote was perhaps the sad but inevitable conclusion.

Designed by Dominic Brookman / Kenosha Design

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Publishee: Globtik Books

Size: 250 x 160 mm

228 pages (Numerous colour photographs, 16 poems, illustrations, foldouts, die-cut pages, etc)

Edition: 1500, signed by Mark Power

ISBN: 978–0–9930830–1–3

Mark Power
Beginning in 2006 and continuing (when time allowed) over the next four years, the poet Daniel Cockrill and I made several road trips across England, stopping at a range of towns and cities along the way.
£30.00

Picture of Thomas Ruff Special Edition Catalog

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Publisher's Description

This photobook collection was printed in commemoration of the Thomas Ruff exhibitions at the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, and the 21st Century Museum for Modern Art, Kanazawa.

Thomas Ruff Special Edition Catalog is the first collection world-wide to feature each of the 18 series in Ruff’s extensive portfolio.
One of the special points about this collection is the use of different paper grades for the five included books. Previous publications by Thomas Ruff have been printed on paper that best fit the concept of the respective series. To honor the original intentions of each work, a total of six carefully selected paper grades were used in the production of this collection.
The layout as well differs from usual publications and makes use of a pagination that best suits each individual series.

Publisher: Case Publishing

Size: 291 x 229 mm

296 pages

Language: German, English, Japanese

Edition: 1100

Thomas Ruff
Thomas Ruff Special Edition Catalog is the first collection world-wide to feature each of the 18 series in Ruff’s extensive portfolio.
£270.00

Picture of Adventures in the Lea Valley

Publisher's Description

Before the arrival of the 2012 Olympic Games, the Lea Valley was East London's secret retreat. Polly Braden and David Campany documented its strange, gently surreal beauty, before it was transformed forever.

Book 12 from the series 'East London Photo Stories' + PRINT

A fully cloth-covered Collector's Edition of Adventures in the Lea Valley by Polly Braden and David Campany, presented in a bespoke cloth-covered clamshell box complete with signed and numbered limited edition print.

This Collector's Edition is limited to 150 copies.

Edition numbers allocated from lowest to highest as orders are processed.

Polly Braden is renowned for her naturalistic photographs of human relationships and has previously published two books: China Between (2011) and Great Interactions: Life With Learning Disabilities and Autism (2016). She works on long term self-initiated projects as well as commissions for international publications.

David Campany writes, curated exhibitions and makes images. His many books include A Handful of Dust (2015), The Open Road: photography and the American Road Trip (2014). David is a recipient of the ICP Infinity Award and the Kraszna-Krauz Award.

Publisher: Hoxton Mini Press

Polly Braden and David Campany
Book 12 from the series 'East London Photo Stories' + PRINT
£45.00

Picture of Message from the Exterior - Special edition

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Publisher's Description

Message from the Exterior explores the ruins and remains of failed attempts to live in the desert’s harsh environments, depicting abandoned houses – small, often eccentric huts, both humorous and a little forlorn. Ruwedel examines the desert regions east of Los Angeles as a palimpsest of cultural and natural histories, presenting an inventory of a particular, and poignant, form of vernacular architecture; each structure might be read as a clue to the lives of anonymous individuals, and the impulse to create a home in the wilderness, however transitory. The first section, 'Desert Houses', comprises 68 desert structures, while the second section, ‘Dusk’, presents houses photographed after the sun had disappeared over the horizon, now rendered in subdued, dusky tones that suggest both present and absence, and the weight of isolation.

Mark Ruwedel (b. 1954) lives and works in California. He has exhibited and published internationally for over thirty years, and his work is represented in museums throughout the world: Tate Modern; the J. Paul Getty Museum; LACMA; The Met, New York; National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Canada; SF MoMA; and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, amongst others. Previous works include Westward the Course of Empire (Yale University Art Gallery, 2008); 1212 Palms (Yale University Art Gallery, 2010) and Pictures of Hell (RAM Pubs, Los Angeles, 2014). In 2014 he was the recipient of both a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Scotiabank Photography Award.

Limited edition of 150 copies

Two hardback volumes, each with a tipped in image and each signed and numbered.

Housed together in an embossed slipcase, and including a signed and numbered gravure print.

Publisher: Mack

Size: 250 x 300 mm

Volume 1: 120 pages, 73 tritone plates
Volume 2: 56 pages, 26 tritone plates

Mark Ruwedel
Limited edition of 150 copies
£250.00

Picture of People of London

Publisher's Description

This is book 1 from a new series dedicated to the best urban photography from around the world. The books are similar to our grey-spined series but 20% bigger with cloth wrapped around the back. Even better!

Motivated by a love of London and its people, Peter Zelewski spent over five years taking photographs of strangers throughout the city. This collection of 100 powerful portraits, accompanied by intimate quotes, is a celebration of the diversity and spirit of one of the world's most dynamic cities.

A fully cloth-covered Collector's Edition of People of London by Peter Zelewski presented in a bespoke cloth-covered clamshell box complete with signed and numbered limited edition print.

This Collector's Edition is limited to 100 copies.

Edition numbers allocated from lowest to highest as orders are processed.

Book 1 from the series 'Tales from the City' + PRINT

Publisher: Hoxton Mini Press

Size: 160 x 228 mm

Peter Zelewski
A fully cloth-covered Collector's Edition of People of London by Peter Zelewski presented in a bespoke cloth-covered clamshell box complete with signed and numbered limited edition print.
£67.50

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