BOOKS ABOUT STILL PHOTOGRAPHY
PETERSEN'S BIG BOOK OF PHOTOGRAPHY $15
"Petersen's Big Book of Photography," by Kalton Lahue, softcover, 8"x11", 481 pages, 1977, Petersen Publishing. A compendium of everything you need to know about photography covering subjects and details not found in most photo books. Excellent condition.
PETERSEN'S BLUEBOOK SERIES, VOLUME II $8
"Petersen's Blueprint Series, Volume II," by the staff of Photographic Magazine, magazine binding, 8"x11", 81 pages, 1978, Petersen Publishing. Dozens of articles and step-by-step projects culled from dozens of issues of Photographic Magazine. Excellent condition.
PETERSEN'S BLUEPRINT SERIES, VOLUME I $3
"Petersen's Blueprint Series, Volume I," by the staff of Photographic Magazine, magazine binding, 8"x11", 81 pages, 1973, Petersen Publishing. Dozens of articles and step-by-step projects culled from dozens of issues of Photographic Magazine. Excellent condition.
SPECIAL EFFECTS FOR PHOTOMECHANICAL REPRODUCTION $3
"Special Effects for Photomechanical Reproduction," Kodak Publication No. Q-170, punched for spiralbound notebook, 8.5"x11", 41 pages, 1970, Eastman Kodak Co.. Illustrated booklet on the use of Duo-tones, posterrization, and the Tone Line process to achieve special effects in printing. Good condition.
HOW YOU CANA MAKE $25,000 A YEAR WITH YOUR CAMERA $4
"How You Can Make $25,000 a Year With Your Camera," by Larry Cribb, hardcover, 6"x9", 212 pages, 1991, Writer's Digest Books. Sparsely illustrated book on how to establish a variety of photographic businesses. Has original dustcover overlaid with library plastic cover. Good condition.
ADVENTURES IN EXISTING LIGHT $2
"Adventures in Existing Light," a Kodak Information Book, 5.75"x8.5", 65 pages, pre-punched for Kodak Data Book Binder, 1971, Kodak Publications. Profusely illustrated book with technical and exposure information for available light, night exteriors, and time exposures. Good condition.
POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY'S INVITATION TO PHOTOGRAPH\Y $3
"Popular Photography's Invitation to Photography, 1966 Edition," by the staff of Popular Photography, magazine binding, 8.5"x11", 112 pages, 1966, Ziff Davis Publishiing. Profusely illustrated complete guide to picture taking. One inch tear at top and bottom of binding, but interior is good.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS: PHOTOGRAPHY FOR YOUR FAMILY $5
"Better Homes & Gardens: Photography For Your Family," hardcover, 8.25"x11", 160 pages, 1964, Meredith Press.. Profusely illustrated book on amateur still and movie photography, both shooting and darkroom techniques. Minor ding at bottom of binding, but, otherwise, cover and interior are excellent.
AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER'S HANDBOOK $7
"The Amateur Photographer's Handbook," by Arron Sussman, hardcover, 6.5"x9.5+", 562 pages, 1973, Thomas Crowell Co.. Sparsely illustrated book thoroughly covering the basics of photographic and darkroom technology and technique. Has original dustcover.
PHOTOGRAPHY: SECOND EDITION $7
"Photography: Second Edition," by Barbara and John Upton, softcover, 10"x10", 390 pages, 1981, Little, B rown & Co.. Profusely illustrated book on all phases nof professional photography and darkroom techniques.
HANDBOOK FOR CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY: THIRD EDITION $3
"Handbook for Contemporary Photography: Third Edition," by Arnold Gassan, softcover, 8"x10", 147 pages, 1974, Light Impressions. Illustrated basics of photography with emphasis on darkroom techniques.
ESSENTIALS OF PHOTOGRAPHY: FIRST EDITION $6
"Essentials of Photography: First Edition," by Paul Hayes and Scott Morton, softcover, 8.25"x11", 242 pages, 1985, Bobb Merrill Educational Publishing. Profusely illustrated thorough basics of professional photography and darkroom techniques.
HERE'S HOW TECHNIQUES FOR OUTSTANDING PICTURES $2
"The Sixth Here's How Techniques for Outstandikng Pictures," a Kodak Information Book, 5.75"x8.5", 65 pages, pre-punched for Kodak Data Book Binder, 1970, Kodak Publications. Profusely illustrated booklet with emphasis on composition, natural lighting, and dynamics of dealing with subjects.
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF 35mm PHOTOGRAPHY $4
"The Complete Book of 35mm Photography," by Jerry Yulsman, hardcover, 6"x8.5", 224 pages, 1976, Coward, cCann & Geoghegan, Inc.. Sparsely illustrated book on techniques of 35mm photography. Has original dustcover overlaid with library plastic cover.
FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHY: ADVICE FROM THE PROS $2
"Freelance Photography: Advice From The Pros," by Curtis Casewit, softcover, 5.5"x8", 186 pages, 1979, Collier Books. Text book with advice from dozens of professionals on career techniques and options in professional photography/
PHOTOGRAPHYING PEOPLE $2
"Photographing People, a Kodak Book," by Michael O'Connor, softcover, 5.25"x8.25", 80 pages, 1990, Barnes and Noble. Profusely illustrated book with suggestions and techniques on photographing people from formal portraiture to journalistic and candid and action shots.
YOUR GUIDE TO PHOTOGRAPHY $2
"Your Guide To Photography," by Helen Finn Bruce, softcover, 5"x8", 323 pages, 1965, Barnes and Noble. Sparsely illustrated book on picture takiing and darkroom techniques.
CAMERA TECHNIQUE $4
"Camera Techniques," by H.J. Wall, hardcover, 5"x7.5", 384 pages, 1960, Focal Press. Sparsely illustrated but thorough overview of photographic technique. Has original worn dustcover, but interior is excellent.
LIFE PHOTOGRAPHER'S HANDBOOK $2
"Life Photographer's Handbook," by the editors of Life Magazine, spiralbound, 4"x8", 64 pages, 1970, Time Inc.. Profusely illustrated two section texy: (1) Picture Taking Step by Step, and (2) Developing and Printing. Small enough to fit in pocket or camera case.
THE CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHere $3
"The Creative Photographer," by Andreas Feininger, hardcover, 6.5"x9", 304 pages, 1975, Prentice Hall. Sparsely illustrated book on the dynamics of creative photography as an art form by one of the twentieth century's most famous photo artists. Has original dustcover overlaid with library plastic cover. Some warped pages indicate previous water damage which does not impair the interior.
MORGAN & MORGAN PHOTO LAB INDEX $4
"The Morgan & Morgan Photo Lab Index," by Ernest Pittard, softcover, 6"x9", 720 pages, 1977, Morgan & Morgan. A cumulated formulary of photo chemistry and standard photographic procedures.
THE OMEGA ENLARGER GUIDE $2
"The Omega Enlarger Guide," by Kenneth Tydings, soft cover, 5"x8", 128 pages, 1954, Greenberg Publilsher. Illustrated ovrerview of Omega line of enlargers, their construction, features, and operation.
KODAK'S BIGGER & BETTER ENLARGING IN COLOR & BLACK & WHITE $4
"Kodak's Bigger & Better Enlarging in Color & Black & White," by Don Nibbelink & Rex Anderson, hardcover, 6.5"X9.5", 288 pages, 1974, Amphoto. Fully illustrated text on color and black and white printing, dodging, posterization, and special effects.
PETERSEN'S PRINT COLOR $2
"Petersen's Printing Color," by Bob Mitchell, softcover, 8"x11", 81 pages, 1975, Petersen Publishing. Fully illustrated text on color printing from color negatives, with emphasis on drum processing.
BOOKS ABOUT FILM PRODUCTION
THE BOOK OF MOVIE PHOTOGRAPHY $12
"The Book of Movie Photography," by David Chesire, hardcover, 8.5"x10", 288 pages, 1979, Alfred Knopf. Profusely illustrated complete guide to filmmaking covering both technical and dynamic aspects..
BOOKS ABOUT VIDEO PRODUCTION
UNDERSTANDING TELEVISION $3
"Understanding Television," by Philip Kennedy, softcover, 5.25"x8.25", 128 pages, 1976, Howard W. Sams. Fully illustrated overview of television receivers, antennae, and controls.
TELEVISION MARKETING $3
"Television Marketing," by David Poltrack, hardcover, 6.5"x9", 395 pages, 1983, McGraw Hill. Textbook dealing with marketing for network, local, and cable television, how these systems are funded and promoted. Has original dustcover overlaid with library plastic cover.
VIDEO TAPE RECORDERS $4
"Video Tape Recorders," by Harry Kyb ett, softcover, 5.5"x8.5", 400 pages, 1982, Howard W. Sams. Fully illustrated text on the mechanics and electronics of early reel to reel video tape recorders.
BOOKS ABOUT ELECTRONICS
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BOOKS ABOUT PUBLISHING
HOW TO SELF PUBLISH YOUR BOOK $7
"How to Self Publish Your Book," by Melvin Powers, hardcover, 8.25"x10.75", 176 pages, 1984, Wilshire Book Company. 'How To' textbook for self publishing authors with emphasis on designing a marketable book and eventually executing its marketing. Worn yellowed cover with slight warp to book, but excellent interior.
INTERNATIONAL LIBEL & PRIVACY HANDBOOK $8
"International Libel & Privacy Handbook," edited by Charles Glasser, softcover, 6"x9", 452 pages, 2009, Bloomberg Press. a global reference for journalists, publishers, webmasters, and lawyers.
WINDOWS XP FOR DUMMIES $4
"Windows XP for Dummies," by Andy Rathbone, softcover, 7.5"x9", 388 pages, 2001, Hungry Minds. Screenshot illustrated layman's primer to master the popular Windows program still preferred over the disastrous Vista program.
POWER POINT 97 FOR DUMMIES $4
"Power Point 97 for Windows for Dummies," by Doug Lowe, softcover, 6"x9", 364 pages, 1996, IDG Books. Screenshot illustrated layman's primer to master the popular Windows program still in use today.
BOOKS ABOUT PERFORMING ARTS
FILM ACTING $4
"Film Acting," by Mary Ellen O’Brien, hardcover, 6.5"x9.5", 227 pages, 1983, Arco Publishing, Inc.. Sparsely illustrated book on techniques and history of acting for the camera. Has original dustcover overlaid with library plastic cover.
STAGE SCENERY $5
"Stage Scenery. Its Construction and Rigging, 2nd Edition," by A.S. Gillette, hardcover, 7.25"x10.5", 429 pages, 1972, Harper & Row. Profusely illustrated text on designing and building stage sets. Binding has 1" tear at top, but cover and interior are excellent.
MODERN THEATRE PRACTICE $5
"Modern Theatre Practice," by Hefner, Sedlden, and Sellman. Hardcover, 6"x9", 652 pages, 1959, Apple Century Crofts. Illustrated handbook of play production.
THE THEATRE $5
"The Theatre," by Oscar Brockett, softcover, 7.5"x9", 437 pages, 1979, Hold, Rinehart, and Winston. Illustrated history of the theatre.
HISTORY OF THE THEATRE $12
"History of the Theatre," by Oscar Brockett, hardcover, 8.5"x10", 675 pages, 1991, Allyn and Bacon. Profusely illustrated extensive history of the theatre.
THE BEST PLAYS OF 1993-1994 $8
"Theater Yearbook: The Best Plays of 1993-1994," edited by Otis Guernsey and Jeffrey Sweet, hardcover, 6"x9", 683 pages, 1994, Limelight Editions. Illustrated by Hirschfeld, contains scripts of the ten best plays of 1993, plus logistics such as the ten best plays of the previous 75 years, review of the 1993 season, off Broadway, and more. Has original dustcover.
THE PERFORMING ARTIST'S HANDBOOK $4
"The Performing Artist's Handbook," by Janice Papolos, hardcover, 6"x9", 219 pages, 1984, Writer's Digest Books. Sparsely illustrated practical career advice for the performing artist. Has original dustcover overlaid with library plastic cover.
UNDERSTANDING BALLET $5
"Understanding Ballet," edited by John Gregory, photos by Mike Davis, hardcover, 8"x10", `124 pages, 1972, Octopus Books. Profusely illustrated overview of ballet. "The steps of the dance from classroom to stage.?" The bottom of the binding and the top right corner of the front cover are damaged, but the interior is undamaged.
THE GREAT RUSSIAN DANCERS $10
"The Great Russian Dancers," by Gennedy Smakov, hardcover, 9"x11", 342 pages, 1984, Alfred Knopf. Profusely illustrated collection of profiles of the great Russian Dancers.
BOOKS ABOUT MEDIA PERSONALITIES
ON SET $3
"On Set," by Arlene Alda, softcover, 10.75"x8.5", 128 pages, 1981, Fireside B ooks. A collection of candid black and white photographs and text by the author covering the production of Alan Alda
's film, "The Four Seasons." The binding has a three inc h tear, but the interior is good.
GUESS WHO'S JEWISH IN AMERICAN HISTORY $5
"Guess Who's Jewish in American History," by Lionel Koppman and Bernard Postal, hardcover, 5.5"x8.5", 336 pages, 1986, Steimatzky Publilshing. Sparsely illustrated collection of over 100 stories about Jewish individuals who were integral in the making of America.
ENTER TALKING by Joan Rivers $6
"Enter Talking," by Joan Rivers, hardcover, 6.25"x9.25", 398 pages, 1986, Delacorte Press. Sparsely illustrated first biography of Joan Rivers, bitingly funny and intensely introspective and personal. The book has its original dustcover.
STILL TALKING by Joan Rivers $6
"Still Talking," by Joan Rivers, Random House 1991, 294 pages, 6.5"x9.5" hardcover. The popular entertainer and talk-show host offers a candid account of her life in the aftermath of a series of professional and personal tragedies; the suicide of her husband, firing by Fox, and recovery.
CHARLES LAUGHTON: A DIFFICULT ACTOR $6
"Charles Laughton: A Difficult Actor," by Simon Callow, hardcover, 6.25"x9.5", 318 pages, 1987, Grove Press. Sparsely illustrasted biography of the famous English Character Actor. Has original dustcover.
LENNY BRUCE: THE MAKING OF A PROPHET $19
"Lenny Bruce: The Making of a Prophet," by William Karl Thomas, Media Maestro 2001 Second Edition, 228 pages, 5.75"x 8.75" hardcover.Media Maestro. New copy of the author's memoir of a ten year collaboration with the 20th century's most controversial comic.
THE CANDY BUTCHER $10
"The Candy Butcher," by William Karl Thomas, Media Maestro 2018 First Edition, 240 pages 5.5" x 8.5" softcover. New copy of the biography of Frank Ray Perilli who wrote and/or produced 20 films and 4 plays.