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Homoerotica. Q255 11th August 2019
|#27093 Weber, Bruce. BRANDED YOUTH AND OTHER STORIES. Printed boards. illustrated large format 280mm x 220mm. 1.6kg. A very Fine copy. Bulfinch Press / Little Brown. 1st edition 1997. isbn 9780821225257|
Published to coincide with exhibition of Bruce Weber's work held at the National Portrait Gallery, London, 1997/1998. Features a section of photographs taken in South Africa which include Nelson Mandela, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Miriam Makeba, Dorothy Masuka, and others.
|#27071 Alexander, David. MR. HARD. Softcover unnumbered large format 330mm x 240mm. 0.8kg. Near Fine condition. Janssen. Simonstown 2003. Reprint. isbn 9781919901091|
Images restored for this edition.
|#27089 Arnold, Edward. BLACK AND BEAUTIFUL. Printed boards, unnumbered illustrated large format 340mm x 260mm. 1.2kg. Rear lower corner only shows a bump, hence VG++ in VG dustwrapper (crushed at head of spine with 30mm closed tear adjacent to spine at top front. Contents unmarked, a flawed copy but with a decent shelf and table appearance. Bruno Gmunder 2012 1st edition. isbn 9783867872355|
Black male nudes shot in medium format black and white. "Black men, proud and magnificent with bodies of steel". Photographer's second book following his successful 'Men Exposed'. Images have been subjected to software processing to create a definitive appearance to the artist's work.
|#27090 Arnold, Edward. MEN EXPOSED. Printed boards, unnumbered black & white illustrated large format 345mm x 285mm. 1.3kg. A very Fine copy in Fine dustwrapper (the most minor wear at head of spine). teNeus. Dusseldorf 2005 1st edition. isbn 9783832790820|
Author's first book featuring the male nude. Images have been subjected to software processing to create a definitive appearance to the artist's work.
|#26850 Barbieri, Gian Paolo. EQUATOR. Printed paper-covered boards. 167pp large format 330mm x 270mm illustrated. 1.7kg. Bump to lower spine, else a Fine copy in matching dustwrapper. Taschen. Koln 1999. isbn 9783822866238|
Evoking the sensuality of the Seychelles with his photographs of fish, sand, water, skin, fruit, renowned fashion photographer Gian Paolo Barbieri shows us Eden as it is with us today still.
|#27016 Beau. (Ed. Clauss Kiessling). (Fwd. Clive Barker). BEAUMEN. Softcover. unnumbered. colour illustrated 4to . 0.4kg. Front wrap heavily creased lower corner, hence a Good copy only. contents unmarked. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2004. isbn 3861876493|
Homoerotic art. uncommon item, first in the series.
|#27086 Bush, Harry. (Ed. Robert Mainardi). HARRY BUSH. Hard Boys. 190pp softcover. illustrated large format 280mm x 230mm. 1.1kg. A very Fine copy. Green Candy Press 2007. isbn 9781931160544|
The homoerotic drawings of Harry Bush, many of which graced the front cover of Bob Mizer's 'Physique Pictorial'.
|#26835 Cennamo, Domenico. BEFORE THE GAME. Printed boards. unnumbered illustrated colour & b/w. oblong 4to. 1.0kg. A Fine copy in dustwrapper. Bruno Gmunder 2010. English & Italian edition. isbn 9783867870467|
Using amateur models the three sections feature masculine beauty in non-studio locations. 'Per Gioco' (for fun) was shot in an old boxing hall in Milan's Roman suburbs. 'Privato' used the location of a house shared by friends, and 'Canoa' the rowing club on Castel Gandolfo lake outside of Rome. Italian and English text with black and white photographs.
|#26854 Cloutier, Douglas. (Ed Tom Kurthy). DOUGLAS CLOUTIER. Printed boards. unnumbered. illustrated sepia photographs. large format. 310mm x 275mm. 1.5kg. No inscriptions. lower corners a little rounded, rear board rubbed, binding a little loose hence VG condition. no dustwrapper. Excellent shelf and table appearance, really an attractive copy. Alluvial Publishing. West Hollywood 1996 stated first edition. isbn 9780965200929|
Limited to 6000 unnumbered copies. Understated eroticism.
|#26843 Cloutier, Douglas., Kurthy, Tom., & Pirolo, Philip. NO KA 'OI. (No Comparison). Gilt on blue paper-covered boards with black spine. square 4to in matching blue slipcase. 1.2kg. A very Fine copy in matching dustwrapper (Some rubbing but no chips, loss or tears). VG slipcase (rubbed, no bumps, covering paper scuffed on top edge - pushed into book shelf of inadequate height, no loss). Alluvial Publishing 1996 stated First Edition. isbn 9780965200905|
Limited edition. Copy No.35 of 100. Signed by all three authors.
|#27001 Cooper, Montgomery. MAN. Photographs By Montgomery Cooper. Black cloth boards. unnumbered. illustrated A4. 0.8kg No inscriptions. VG+ condition in dustwrapper. attractive shelf and table appearance. Alternative Books. Roggebaai 1981 stated 1st edition. isbn 9780620051088|
1000 copies privately printed, "not available to the general trade", not numbered. Male nude photographs.
|#26998 Crisol, Joan. CHULO. Printed boards. unnumbered. illustrated colour and b/w. large format 285mm x 215mm. 1.0kg. Top corners lightly bumped, rear shows some rubbing, hence a VG++ copy. no dustwrapper. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2008. isbn 9783861878940|
Joan Crisol utilises fantasy, colour, props, manipulation, to present a powerful collection of male erotic images. The title (Pimp) refers to the men being pimped up beyond the usual bare-skinned model.
|#26853 Day, Rick. PIONEERS. Printed boards. unnumbered illustrated large format 340mm x 220mm. 1.7kg. A very Fine copy in matching dustwrapper. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2010. isbn 9783867871471|
"striking male nude images that embody Americana and masculinity shot against the backdrop of the American Southwest". Author's second book.
|#26846 Day, Rick. PLAYERS. Printed boards. illustrated large format 340mm x 260mm. 1.7kg. Very Fine condition in VG dustwrapper (small closed tear lower spine, no other marks, chips, tears, or loss). Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2009 1st edition. isbn 9783867870177|
"I want to blur the lines of sexuality with this project. Men and women should be able to turn the pages and lose themselves in beauty and lust". Rick Day.
|#26845 Day, Rick. PLAYERS TWO. Printed boards. illustrated large format 385mm x 300mm. 2.3kg. Corners bumped, hence a VG-F copy in VG+ dustwrapper. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2011. isbn 9783867871426|
Rick Day's photographs of athletes are one of the most published in the global gay media and an integral part of today's world of fashion. This is the author's second book with immaculate and trained sport gods in chunky rugby wear, tight trunks, or simply naked.
|#27077 De Klerk, Stef. ABAFANA. Printed white wraps. unnumbered large format 280mm x 220mm. 0.6kg. A very Fine copy. Janssen. Simonstown 2003 1st edition. isbn 9781919901138|
Male black male nudes by local Eastern Cape photographer.
|#26834 Dook. DESERT PATROL. Photographs By Dook. Printed yellow boards. illustrated b/w A4. 0.8kg. Minor wear, VG+ condition in VG only dustwrapper (show some handling, v-shaped small loss at top of spine). still a nice attractive copy. Alternative Books. Windhoek 1989 1st edition.|
1500 copies privately printed, "not available to the general trade", not numbered. Male nude photographs taken in the Namibian desert with a nod to German colonial times.
|#26990 Eyre, Karen-Jane. (Ed. for Blue Books) MANATOMY. A Photographic Exploration Of The Male Body. Printed wraps. 204pp illustrated 4to 290mm x 220mm. 1.1kg. Wraps show minor rubs else a Fine copy. Blue Books / Studio Magazines. Sydney 2004. isbn 9780975221426|
The desirable male body in close-up. Arranged to explore discrete areas of the body part by part with photographs by some of the world's best photographers specialising in the male form.
|#27010 Falcon Studios. HEROES. Men Of Falcon. Printed boards. unnumbered. illustrated small 4to. 0.6kg. A very Fine copy. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2003 1st edition. isbn 9783861872801|
A compilation of 32 top models from the Falcon Studios.
|#27003 Falcon Studios. LEGENDS. Men Of Falcon. Softcover with stiff card wraps and integral dustwrapper. unnumbered. illustrated small 4to. 0.6kg. Small bump top front of spine else a Fine copy. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 1999. isbn 9783861871453|
A compilation of over 80 models from the Falcon Studios.
|#27069 Fisher, Mike. PHILANDROS. Black cloth boards. unnumbered. illustrated A4. 0.8kg. No inscriptions. VG condition in G-VG dustwrapper (light wear, creased rear top edge, repaired small tear lower front edge, no major tears or loss). Alternative Books. Cape Town 1984 stated 1st edition.|
1500 copies privately printed, "not available to the general trade", not numbered. Male nude photographs. Contains original promotional leaflet.
|#26833 Frederick, Joachim. MEN ON MEN. Their Secret Ways. Printed white glossy boards. 125pp large format illustrated colour 365mm x 255mm. 1.2kg. Fine condition in VG+ dustwrapper (rubbed, gently creased to front top and bottom edges). Coombe Books. nd. c.1980s. isbn 9780862836450|
Full page colour photographs of the male.
|#27082 Freeman, Paul. BONDI URBAN. Printed boards. illustrated large format 330mm x 250mm. 1.8kg. Lower corners only slightly bumped else a Fine copy with top-notch shelf and table appearance. Paul Freeman. Australia 2005. isbn 9780646451633|
Black & white and colour images of the Australian white male in home and play environments. The second book in the Bondi series.
|#27081 Freeman, Paul. BONDI WORK. Printed boards. illustrated large format 330mm x 250mm. 1.7kg. Boards lightly rubbed, corners bumped, contents as new. overall VG+ with excellent shelf and table appearance. Paul Freeman. Australia 2006. isbn 9780646462103|
Black & white and colour images of the Australian white male in a masculine working environment. The third book in the Bondi series.
|#27032 Galkin, Seva. RUS. Spiral bound with 5 foldout pages. 87pp. printed card wraps - the front wrap folds back and around to become the rear wrap. 8 colour and 70 b&w illustrations. 320mm x 250mm. 1.1kg. No inscriptions, last image and black facing page shows scuff marks. conservatively VG condition. Kolonna 2004. isbn 9785981440342|
Cyrillic text. Black and white male nude studies. The second publication by this Russian photographer.
|#26994 Gaz. FIGHTCLUB. Photography by Gaz. Printed boards. unnumbered. illustrated 4to. 0.9kg. A Fine copy. no dustwrapper. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2010. isbn 9783867871501|
Gaz recreates still photographs equivalent to genre films such as 'Fight Club', 'Sin City', & '300'. His own special effects makeup, lighting, and photographic technique realistically recreate the sense of community in which men reclaim their virility and power in the face of the abuse and violence that people experience because of their gender, class, or sexual orientation.
|#26839 Gerhart, Klaus. EMBRACING MEN. Large format softcover. unnumbered. french folds to wraps, centrefold. 0.6kg. A very Fine copy. Mazaru Shimuzu. Tokyo 20 May 1994 stated 1st edition. isbn 9784309262192|
Many of the black and white photographs do involve embracing men, but many show men embracing the environment of the beach, the surf, the rocks, and some show both.
|#26840 Gerhart, Klaus. MEN TWO. Softcover. unnumbered 4to. 0.5kg. Minor wear lower spine only else a Fine copy. K. Pohlmann. Los Angeles 30 September 1995 1st edition. isbn 9780964200913|
Black and white photographs, soft outdoor images featuring the male form rather than the particular model himself.
|#26780 Gerhart, Klaus. (Afterword Quentin Crisp). BODY CONSCIOUS. Printed boards. 91pp large format illustrated 315mm x 260mm. 1.1kg. A very Fine copy in VG dustwrapper (closed tear bottom front corner). excellent shelf and table appearance. Pohlman. Los Angeles 1999. stated 1st edition. isbn 9781890377083|
"... I am not simply photographing bodies, I am photographing men". Klaus Gerhart.
|#27073 Giovanni. BITES XXL. Printed boards. unnumbered 4to. 1.3kg White rear board a little handled, VG-F condition. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2009. isbn 9783867870337|
All models are unidentifiable as part of the pact between unnamed Milanese fashion photographer and the models in his project to record the 'faces' of male sexuality. "With the help of studio lighting I created landscapes of flesh and blood and full-frontal portraits ... I feel that I have been able to put forward a collection of images for the book that is breath-taking in its aesthetics and thrilling in its straightforwardness and intimacy". Giovanni.
|#26829 Gomez, Lorenzo. DIOS LATINO. Printed boards. 91pp large format illustrated 310mm x 260mm. 1.1kg. A very Fine copy in dustwrapper. Pohlmann Press 2000. stated 1st edition. isbn 9781890377052|
Full page photographs of Latino male nudes mostly in minimal-wear.
|#26997 Gomez, Lorenzo. IRONMEN. Printed boards. unnumbered. illustrated 4to. no dustwrapper. 0.9kg. A Fine copy. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2004 1st edition. isbn 9783861876519|
Bronzed gods shot in a post-cataclysmic blighted industrial landscape.
|#27085 Gorman, Greg. (Fwd. Elton John). AS I SEE IT. Brown cloth boards with photo inset to front board. unnumbered illustrated 4to 260mm x 195mm. 1.4kg. Trade edition came with neither dustwrapper nor slipcase. Save for usual binding mark to both hinges a very Fine copy. Daco-Verlag. Stuttgart 2000. Published simultaneously with the American edition. isbn 9783871350443|
German text. Exceptional tritone printing. Male nude photography at its very best.
|#26851 Goudon, Fred. AQUA. Printed boards. unnumbered 4to. 1.1kg. A very Fine copy in protected matching dustwrapper. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2005 isbn 9783861879497|
A French photographer, author practised fashion photography in Los Angeles in the late 80s. Male model portfolios for major model agencies in Paris are now his speciality. Quality black and white male nudes that relax.
|#27088 Guttke, John. SHADOW LIGHT. The Photography Of Robert John Guttke. Gilt on bright blue cloth boards. illustrated large format 310mm x 265mm. 1.1kg. This is a very Fine copy in slightly lesser dustwrapper (rubbed, but no chips, tears, or loss). still has attractive shelf and desk appearance. State of Man (Colt Studios). 1995. isbn 9781880777220|
Robert Guttke is a sculptor but instead of clay or ceramic he carves these models from light and shade. Athletically posed, his black and white images of the nude male form are in the neo-classical aesthetic, organic architecture showing the undeniable beauty of the human figure.
|#26832 Haak, Ken. SLEEPING BEAUTIES Large format softcover 340mm x 270mm. 0.6kg. No inscription, light mark showing placement of booksellers label on front wrap. minor wear including small dib on spine, conservatively VG condition. St Martin's Press. New York 1989 1st edition thus and 1st printing. isbn 9780312060152|
The models are all asleep, or half so, chilling on satin sheets, dozing on couches or snoozing on the sand.
|#26831 Haak, Ken. SLEEPING BEAUTIES Stone cloth boards. unnumbered large format 350mm x 275mm. 1.1kg. Top corners slightly bumped, a near Fine copy in VG+ dustwrapper (front fold-in shows the bump plus a filing-punch hole inside top edge. also the dustwrapper has not been folded quite square and sits a little awkwardly). St Martin's Press. New York 1989 1st edition and 1st printing. isbn 9780312010904|
The models are all asleep, or half so, chilling on satin sheets, dozing on couches or snoozing on the sand.
|#26830 Haak, Ken. SUMMER SOUVENIRS. Stone cloth boards. unnumbered large format 360mm x 290mm. 1.2kg. A Fine copy in dustwrapper (some rubbing evident else no chips, loss, or tears). St Martin's Press. New York 1984 1st edition and 1st printing. isbn 9780312775537|
Summer, the shortest season, the longest days, memories, promises kept and broken. Souvenirs of summer gone, moments stopped, evoking memories of experiences and of summers to come.
|#27019 Haak, Ken. THE PRIVATE COLLECTION. Avocado green cloth boards large format with photographic inset to front. 81 plates. in matching slipcase 370mm x 290mm. no dustwrapper. large format 2.5kg. A very Fine copy. Plates 3, 4, & 5, had the lower corner folded 17mm x 10mm thus not affecting image. The slipcase on inspection shows several minor marks to one side, the photographic insert shows some rubbing, hence Fine only. Still a truly excellent copy. Rosehill Press. New York 1986. isbn 9781416993889|
Limited edition of 5000 unnumbered copies. Monograph of Author's work spanning the period 1965 to 1985.
|#26842 Hanson, Dian. (Ed). THE BIG PENIS BOOK. Printed boards. 383pp. 305mm x 305mm. 3.2kg. A VG+ copy. Includes original printed mylar dustwrapper (rubbed, worn at tail of spine, but no major tears or loss). Taschen 2008 1st edition. isbn 9783836502139|
The title says it all. A humorous and particularly well illustrated exposition on the subject.
|#27080 Hatton, Norman. MANHATTON. The Photography Of Norman Hatton. Argent title on black cloth boards. unnumbered illustrated 4to 280mm x 245mm. 0.9kg. A Fine copy in VG dustwrapper (dib to spine, rubbed, no other chips, tears, or loss), still presents a decent shelf and table appearances. Janssen. Simonstown 1977. isbn 9783925443756|
Canadian photographer from Toronto explores the male form in black & white with quietly homoerotic images.
|#26838 Healy, John. BLACK. Printed boards. unnumbered 4to. 1.0kg. A Fine copy, no dustwrapper. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2001 1st edition. isbn 9783861872047|
Muscular black male bodies, strict and formal composition, ironic-erotic insinuations. Intense black and white images in Author's first book.
|#26848 Henderson, Mark. HOUSEHOLD IDOLS. Printed boards. unnumbered. illustrated large format 340mm x 260mm. 1.9kg. A very Fine copy in a Fine dustwrapper. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2008. isbn 9783867870153|
Dozens of the most alluring men captured in moments of quiet repose - reading, bathing, napping, dreaming. Shot primarily in domestic surroundings the lush colour creates an enticing milieu. Authors first book.
|#26996 Hermann, Neil. BODYSCOPES. Black cloth boards. unnumbered. illustrated oblong A4. 0.7kg. No inscriptions, 4 square corners. a VG+ copy in VG- dustwrapper (rubbed, minor closed tears, no loss or major tears). Alternative Books. Mmbatho 1986 stated 1st edition.|
1500 copies privately printed, "not available to the general trade", not numbered. Male nude photographs. Includes original promotional leaflet. Not to be confused with the later Bruno Gmunder edition.
|#27031 Hooven, F. Valentine III. BEEFCAKE. The Muscle Magazines Of America 1950-1970. Printed wraps. 159pp large format softcover with fold-ins. 300mm x 230mm. 1.0kg. A very Fine copy. Taschen 1995. isbn 9783822889398|
Physique magazines were among the pioneers of the postwar sexual revolution. The naked male body in paintings, drawings, and photographs, was their exalted subject - sometimes camp but always captivating. French, English, & German text.
|#27017 Irene Marie Model Management Agency Miami. MEN 1993. Printed wraps. 75pp illustrated 4to. VG condition. Irene Marie. Miami 1993.|
Model agency catalogue. Featuring leading male models of the period.
|#26995 Janssen, Volker. (Ed). AMERICAN BLACK BEAUTY. Volume 2. The Very Best Images Of Nine Photographers From U.S.A. And Canada. Softcover. unnumbered. illustrated large format 330mm x 240mm. 1.1kg. A Fine copy. Janssen 2001. isbn 9780958431446|
Images by Henning von Berg, Tom Bianchi, Michael Chambers, Paul Dahlquist, Robert Laliberte, Dianora Niccolini, Helmur Spielberg, Stanley Stellar, & Norbert Torriente.
|#27070 Janssen, Volker. (Ed). BLACK. Vol.6. The African Male Nude In Art & Photography. Softcover 78pp large format 330mm x 240mm. 0.6kg. An as new copy. Janssen. Simonstown 2007. isbn 9781919901367|
Images by Sven Herback, Black In France. Jamal, Black in California. Anon., African Classics. Jay Mac, Black Jamaica. Leonard Zett, Black Rastas. Also article on relevant postage stamps.
|#27076 Janssen, Volker. (Ed). BLACK BEAUTY. The Best Images Of Nine International Photographers. (Vol.1). Printed wraps. unnumbered large format 330mm x 240mm. 1.1kg. Minor imperfections, still a Fine copy. Janssen. Simonstown 1999. isbn 9783925443862|
The best of work by nine international photographers. Images by Biron, Pierre d'Harville, Norman Hatton, Jamal, Kaguta Mbeya, Bruno de Nedeiros, Hal Roth, Vesselin Valchev, & Leonard Zett.
|#27072 Johnston, Brad. (Ed). (Studio Magazines). DEEP BLUE DELUXE. Black cloth boards. unnumbered square 4to 230mm x 230mm. slipcase. 1.3kg A Fine copy in matching VG+ slipcase (minor markings, a little rubbed). Studio Magazines. Sydney 2004. isbn 9780975088180|
Hardcore gay sex and fetishism.
|#27068 Kennedy, Andrew. SHORELEAVE. Photographs by Andrew Kennedy. Chocolate cloth boards. Photographic print set to front board. unnumbered. illustrated A4. 0.7kg. No inscriptions. small paper pieces from dustwrapper adhering to spine. G-VG condition. Alternative Books. Mmabatho October 1987 1st edition. isbn 9783924163402|
1000 copies privately printed, "not available to the general trade", not numbered. Male nude photographs.
|#27011 Lalli X. SEXBOMB! Printed boards. unnumbered. illustrated small 4to. 0.5kg. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2004 1st edition. isbn 9783861873860|
The fourth book in a series by Lalli X exploring masculine sexuality and the role of pictorial beauty in the arts. Men as objects framed by the visual gaze of the photographer.
|#27004 Lalli X. KOOL DUDE. A Photographic Diary. Printed boards. unnumbered. illustrated small 8vo. no dustwrapper. 0.3kg. A Fine copy. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2001 1st edition. isbn 9783861872207|
Colour and black and white photographs with lean young models. Mostly off-the-cuff shots in domestic situations, mostly in briefs, the antithesis of the posed art photograph eschewing the full frontal approach.
|#27002 La Rue, Chi Chi. (Ed. Claus Kiessling). LINK. The Evolution. Printed boards. unnumbered. illustrated small 4to. 0.7kg. Minor spine lean, a near-Fine copy. no dustwrapper. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2007. isbn 9783861874744|
Men in black leather kit photographed in a post-cataclysmic blighted industrial landscape. 5th book in the series.
|#27084 Leddick, David. THE MALE NUDE. 767pp softcover. 195mm x 140mm x 60mm. 1.6kg. Spine curved and creased (in common with many over-thick softcovers). overall G-VG, contents unmarked. Taschen. Koln 1998. isbn 9783822879665|
English, German, & French text. From forbidden image to art form: the standard work on the history of male nude photography.
|#27007 Lozon, Lindsay. BOYS UNCOVERED. Printed card wraps. unnumbered. illustrated small 4to. 0.4kg. An unread very Fine copy. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2006. isbn 9783861879831|
Black and white male nude images described as "rough, natural, rebellious, edgy and strong. Sometimes angry, sometimes shy...".
|#26992 Machado, George. (Foreword by Frank Browning). MASCULINE. Printed boards. unnumbered large format 310mm x 235mm. 0.9kg. Ownership inscription ffep, some rubbing to dustwrapper (no chips, tears, or loss), hence a VG+ copy. Crown. New York 1989. isbn 9780517701997|
Moody black & white photographs from Hollywood-based photographer.
|#27008 Makos, Christopher. (& Bruce Weber). ABSOLUTE MAKOS. Studio Portraits By Christopher Makos. Printed boards. unnumbered. illustrated small 4to. 0.3kg. A Fine copy. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2000. isbn 9783861871811|
Includes 'Conversation with Bruce Weber and Chris Makos' in both English & German. Black and white male portraits interspersed with sundry other images. This small collection spans a ten year period documenting the male ego from all works of life.
|#26769 Mapplethorne, Robert. BLACK BOOK. Printed wraps. 105pp illustrated b/w. 120mm x 100mm. A Fine copy in VG+ dustwrapper. Bulfinch Press / Little Brown. First Miniature Edition 1996. 1st edition thus. isbn 9780821222782|
Foreword by Ntozake Shange, "All my life they've been near me, these men. I lived there near the water, the river, the salt caking my calves, me laughin with the younguns, the boys who'd be black men one day". Airmail worldwide at reduced letter rate on request.
|#26844 Marano, Jeff. EROS. Photographs By Jeff Marano. Printed boards. 127pp illustrated large 4to 345mm x 275mm. 1.9kg. Minor tanning to endpapers not detracting from a very Fine copy in protected VG dustwrapper (wear at head of spine but no other marks, loss, chips, or tears). teNeus 2004. isbn 9783823845973|
Erotic black and white photographs shot under natural light that evoke the old-time Hollywood glamour.
|#27078 Massengill, Reed. MASSENGILL MEN. Softcover unnumbered illustrated large format 300mm x 245mm. 0.8kg. A very Fine copy. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 1997. isbn 9783861870920|
An avid collector of vintage physique magazines and photographs himself this is the Author's second collection of photographs.
|#26852 May, Stefan. MEN. Photographs By Stefan May. Printed boards. unnumbered illustrated large format 380mm x 275mm. 2.0kg. A very Fine copy in matching protected dustwrapper. no slipcase. teNeus. Dusseldorf 2003. isbn 9783823845324|
A selection of male nudes from the camera of renowned German photographer Stefan May whose works have appeared in Cosmopolitan, Elle, Amica, Max, Men's Health, and Stern, as well as advertising assignments for corporate clients such as IBM, Lancaster, Peugeot, and Picard. Well known for his sensuous photographs of men, women, and couples, the 120 full-page photographs presented were made in the 1990s and early 2000s.
|#27009 Mentz, Christian. (Ed). QUEER AS FOLK. Das Ultimative Fanbuch. Printed wraps. 314pp illustrated small 4to. 0.6kg. A very Fine copy. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2008. isbn 9783861874782|
Mainly German text. Fan book for the German language TV series.
|#27091 Mizer, Bob. (Ed). PHYSIQUE PICTORIAL. Volume XVI (16). No.2. Inked price on front top right corner over tippex, hence G+ condition. contents excellent, this is the only fault. Athletic Model Guild April 1967.|
As well as photographs this features drawings by Tom of Finland and Harry Bush.
|#27083 Mizer, Bob. (Ed. Wayne E. Stanley) PHYSIQUE PICTORIAL. 3 volume set. 3 hardback volumes in slipcase. 2.8kg. Volume 1 has the first 12 pages heavily crinkled, maybe a manufacturing defect. else all three volumes are in Fine condition. The slipcase is worn, rear corners bumped). Thus, as a set, VG only. else good shelf appearance. Taschen. Koln 1997. isbn 9783822881866|
A complete reprint of the magazine 'Physique Pictorial' which Bob Mizer, founder of the Athletic Model Guild, wrote and published from 1951 to 1990.
|#26841 Navo, Lope. STARK. Printed boards unnumbered illustrated 4to. 1.1kg. A Fine copy in dustwrapper. Two faces covered with black felt-tip as they were in other copies of this edition. The only defect is that lower spine has taken a bump, but this in no way detracts from the beauty of the book. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2009 1st edition. isbn 9783867870382|
Formally posed studio and indoor nudes dominate this book like classical sculpture, lightened with outdoor location shoots in the sun.
|#26847 Olley, Michelle. HOMME. Masterpieces Of Erotic Photography. 223pp softcover 4to. 1.0kg. All corners square, no inscriptions, spine is not creased, all but Fine condition. Edition Olms. Zurich 2000. isbn 9783283003685|
Featuring colour and black and white photographs by some of the great photographers of the 20thC, 'Homme' is a unique celebration of the male body.
|#27005 Reh, Michael. SUN KISSED. Printed boards. unnumbered. illustrated small 4to. 0.6kg. A very Fine copy. no dustwrapper. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2001 1st edition. isbn 9783861872177|
Unspent faces, breathtaking bodies, the carefree atmosphere and light of a sun-flooded day at the sea. Micheal Reh lets us feel the touch of summer under southern skies and gives us that sense of adventure associated with it. Playful motives, contagious with the joy of life, alternate in this masterly work with portraits that recall the great Herbert List in their clarity and acuteness.
|#27075 Roffman, Howard. TALES. Softcover unnumbered large format 300mm x 245mm. 0.9kg. integral dustwrapper attached at spine. A very Fine copy in dustwrapper (rear wrap lightly rubbed being the only fault). Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 1997. isbn 9783861871040|
English & German text. Photographer gives the background to each of the nine different shoots comprising this collection. Black and white images. Author's third book.
|#27087 Schenkenberg, Marcus. (with Gianni Versace). MARCUS SCHENKENBERG. New Rules. Softcover 140pp illustrated large format 260mm x 220mm. 0.6kg. One page corner folded, a Fine copy. Schirmer / Mosel with Boss Models 1997. isbn 9783888148811|
German text. Dedicated to photographs of male supermodel Marcus Schenkenberg.
|#26999 Senekal, Marius. PHOTOGRAPHS OF GUYS. Black cloth boards. unnumbered. illustrated oblong A4. 0.8kg. No inscriptions, 4 square corners. a VG+ copy in Good only dustwrapper (rubbed & worn, some closed tears, no loss). Alternative Books. Roggebaai 1983 stated 1st edition.|
1500 copies privately printed, "not available to the general trade", not numbered. Male nude photographs.
|#27012 Spada, James.(Intro. Michael Thomas Ford). THE ROMANTIC MALE NUDE. Printed boards. 160pp illustrated large format 275mm x 290mm. 1.2kg. A very Fine copy in VG+ dustwrapper (creased at rear top, with small tear at top corner). excellent shelf and table appearance. Abrams. New York 2007. isbn 9780810993716|
An anthology bringing together 42 distinguished photographers to thematically celebrate romance in the male nude. Each image in this book stirs the imagination to create a story of youthful yearning, an idyllic day, blossoming love or even the rapport between a photographer and his model.
|#26836 Swann, Ian. IMAGES. Photographs By Ian Swann. Black cloth boards. illustrated A4. 0.8kg. A Fine copy in VG dustwrapper. Alternative Books. Cape Town 1982 1st edition. isbn 9780620051095|
1500 copies privately printed, "not available to the general trade", not numbered. Studio and outdoors male nude photographs.
|#26993 TeeJott (Afterword by Ingo Porstmann). TEEJOTT. Softcover with card wraps. unnumbered. illustrated square 4to. 0.7kg. A Fine copy in VG dustwrapper (some light marks, no chips, tears, or loss). Taormina. Koblenz 1997 true 1st edition. isbn 9783932657054|
German & English text. TeeJot captures people in a natural and relaxed way, their very ordinariness making his models look so beautiful.
|#27074 Thoma, Benno. SOMOS CUBANOS. Softcover unnumbered. Large format 300mm x 245mm. 0.8kg. A very Fine unmarked copy in dustwrapper (rear lightly rubbed only). Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 1998 1st edition. isbn 9783861871156|
Dutch travel photographer found time and models in Cuba for some private black and white photography! Full-page images, mostly indoors, show the Latino models in quiet and pensive mode.
|#27013 Tom of Finland. NAVY In Tom's Drawings. 31pp stapled softcover. illustrated 4to. A VG+ copy, unmarked, nice square corners, no chips, tears, or folds. Los Angeles nd.|
A selection of drawings by Tom of Finland of sailors. Several never published before. An uncommon item.
|#27023 Tom of Finland. RETROSPECTIVE II. Printed wraps. 192pp illustrated 4to. 0.7kg. No inscriptions, nice square corners, some minor marks and handling, overall an excellent VG+ copy. Tom of Finland Foundation. Los Angeles 1993 stated 2nd edition 1st printing. isbn 18779055287|
Includes some of his more favorite drawings as well as rough sketches or working drawings, also a selection of drawings for 'Pratkaposti'.
|#27025 Tom of Finland. THE MEN. 42pp stapled softcover. illustrated 4to. A VG+ copy, unmarked, nice square corners, no chips, tears, or folds. Los Angeles 1984.|
A selection of drawings by Tom of Finland divided into sections - Finlandia, the Swimming hole, beach buddies, loggers, sailors, prison life, sunbathers in the park, forbidden pleasures, sauna, bikers and ranchers. An uncommon item.
|#27027 Tom of Finland. (Ed. Burkhard Reimschneider). TOM OF FINLAND. Printed wraps. 80pp 4to. 0.4kg. Some soft creasing visible on front wrap, definitely not serious, else this is as new in appearance. No inscriptions, corners square. excellent shelf and table appearance. Taschen. Koln 1992. isbn 9783822893425|
Interesting texts covering Tom of Finland, the Tom of Finland Foundation, and the Tom of Finland Company, as well as a selection of his works.
|#27014 Tom of Finland. (Ed. Volker Morlock). (Foreword by Bruce Weber). TOM OF FINLAND Retrospective III. Printed wraps. 175pp illustrated 4to. 0.9kg. Wraps a trifle rubbed, barely discernable soft crease to front wrap (shows as a mark on the outside, but nothing to be seen on the inside) hence a VG+ copy only. otherwise an unmarked copy with as-new contents Tom of Finland Foundation. Los Angeles 1997 stated 1st edition. isbn 9781879055483|
The selection of drawings and paintings in this book trace the scope of Tom of Finland's work from 1946 through to 1990. A selection designed to illustrate his skill as a storyteller, his humour,and other works not previously printed owing to censorship concerns over their explicit content. "I know my little 'dirty drawings' are never going to hang in the main salons of the Louvre, but it would be nice if - I would like to say 'when,' but I better say 'if' - our world learns to accept all the different ways of loving. Then maybe I could have a place in one of the smaller side rooms". Tom of Finland 1991.
|#27026 Tom of Finland. (F. Valentine Hooven III). THE TOM OF FINLAND EXHIBITION 1994. Retrospective 1994-95. (original exhibition catalogue). Printed wraps. 62pp illustrated 280mm x 215mm. Wraps rubbed else VG condition. No inscriptions, contents unmarked. March 31st 1994. isbn 9781879055384|
English & German text. Curated by Wolfgang Theis & Durk Dehner, the exhibition opened on March 31st 1994 for a three-month run in Berlin. Thereafter it moved to venues in the UK and USA. It featured a comprehensive display of everything from Tom's drawing pencils to his Finnish lumberjack boots, but especially his drawings including work from the collection of Olaf Ampter in Hamburg, a collector in Nurnberg, and 96 selected pieces from the Tom of Finland Foundation's own archives.
|#27015 Tom of Finland. (Text Micha Ramakers. Ed. Burkhard Riemschneider). TOM OF FINLAND. The Art Of Pleasure. White title wording on black boards. illustrated large format 335mm x 270mm. 2.5kg. A very Fine copy in Fine dustwrapper. Taschen. Koln 1998. isbn 9783822885987|
This book is the most comprehensive monograph on Tom of Finland yet published, presenting every phase of his career, from the excited sketches of a young boy in Finland to his last drawings in America.
|#27000 Underhill, Steven. TWINS. Printed boards. unnumbered. illustrated small 4to. 0.6kg. Bump to lower spine, no other defects, hence a VG-Fine copy only. Near-new appearance. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 1999 1st edition. isbn 9783861871316|
Californian photographer presents two young gods - Bruce & Seth, the twins. Playful and intimate moments in pictures full of eroticism.
|#26991 Usabiaga, Pedro. & Ramal, Erwin. BESAME MUCHO. Softcover with stiff card wraps and integral dustwrapper. unnumbered large format 300mm x 245mm. 0.8kg. A very Fine copy. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 1991 1st edition. isbn 9783924163693|
"He ran across the book by Pedro Usabiaga. As soon as he acquired it, he quickly thumbed through the pages, and realised that this present promised to be a literal feast for the eyes... ". Black and white photographs of the male by Spanish fashion photographer. Multi-lingual text.
|#27022 Versace, Gianni., Hannah, Barry., Martin, Richard., & Wilson, Bob. MANN OHNE KRAWATTE (Man without a tie) Black cloth boards, 271pp illustrated large-format 340mm x 250mm. 2.1kg. Not a perfect copy, but very close if you accept listed defects. A bump to front edge of spine, about one third of the way up, shows on dustwrapper but has not broken this, also lower corners bumped. Unmarked inside, dustwrapper shows no chips, tears, or loss. Overall a VG+ copy. Wilhelm Heyne. Munich 1994. isbn 9783453080300|
German text. Models, clothes, locations.
|#26849 Virgil, Pedro. GODS OF SPORT. Printed boards. unnumbered. illustrated large format. 340mm x 260mm. 2.5kg. Minor spine lean else a Fine copy in matching dustwrapper. McGrath Foundation / Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2008. isbn 9783861878964|
Australian 'footy' players in the buff. Previously unseen images from photo-shoots of the 'Naked For A Cause 2008/9' calendar.
|#27018 Weber, Bruce. BRUCE WEBER. Black cloth boards. unnumbered. illustrated large format 360mm x 290mm. 1.9kg. A very Fine copy in VG dustwrapper (a little rubbed, no chips, tears, or loss). still excellent shelf and table appearance. Twelve Trees Press. Los Angeles 1983.|
Signed by Author on title page. Limited to 5000 unnumbered copies. Author's first monograph. Black and white images.
|#26827 Weber, Bruce. (Text by William S. Burroughs). BRUCE WEBER. (Catalogue of) An Exhibition By Bruce Weber At Fahey/Klein Gallery ... Large format soft-cover with fold-ins. illustrated black & white and colour. 305mm x 245mm. 0.9kg. A Fine copy. Treville / Bulfinch Press. Tokyo 1991 First edition, Second Printing. isbn 9780821218884|
Text 'Eternal Farewells!' by William S. Burroughs. ... Los Angeles, California, May Nineteen Ninety-One And At Parco Exposure Gallery Tokyo November Nineteen Ninety-One. Many photographs of well-known people.
|#27006 Williams, Ron. MIAMI HEAT WAVE. Printed boards. unnumbered. illustrated small 4to. 0.6kg. Minor bump to edge of front board else a Fine copy. Bruno Gmunder. Berlin 2000 1st edition. isbn 9783861871828|
Stunning men photographed in lush Miami. These guys sizzle, creating a desire for summer adventure under the warm Miami sun.
|#26828 Yato, Tomatsu. OTOKO. Photo-Studies Of The Young Japanese Male. Argent on white glossy boards 114 pp illustrated black & white 4to. 0.9kg. Includes original promotional leaflet. A Fine copy in matching dustwrapper. Rho-Delta Press. Los Angeles 1972 1st and only edition.|
Follows from author's earlier two works, 'Young Samurai' and 'Naked Festival'. 85 studies of 51 young Japanese males around the age of twenty. "I should like to compare the young men who appear here to perfectly wrought balls of jade because of their unique perfection".
|#26837 Yee, Kal. SLIDE. Photography By Kal Yee. Printed boards. illustrated b/w large format 340mm x 240mm. 1.3kg. White rear board shows minor marks hence a near Fine copy only, no dustwrapper as apparently issued. No.3 Inc. Los Angeles 2005 1st edition 1st printing. isbn 9780963157423|
"When he drops into a sexy space ... and energetically moves towards the camera, I call that sliding. Wanting to capture more than the physical form, I created this process. Focus and you feel the impact of his slide off the page". Black and white photographs do indeed show an energy, author has also included a full page colour sketch of each model.
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