Soviet Photography 1939.
M. Borodin; N. Harvey; V. Mikulin (Edited by).$975.00
Item Number: 458
Moscow: State Publishing House for Cinematograpical Literature, 1939.
First edition of this Russian photogaphic propaganda featuring diverse black & white images throughout. Original burgundy boards. In near fine condition. Uncommon.
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Signed photograph of Frank Kendall Everest, Jr. Inscribed on the photograph, “To my good friend Stu McLennan from– Frank K. ‘Pete’ Everest Jr. Lt. Col. USAF,” showing the Bell X-2 rocket-powered aircraft. The photograph measures 7.5 inches by 10 inches.
Black and white photograph of Charles A. Lindbergh standing in front of his plane, The Spirit of St. Louis. Inscribed by Lindbergh, “To E. C. Thompson Sincerely Charles A. Lindbergh.” Accompanied by the original transmittal envelope addressed to Thompson and bearing a postal cancellation dated July 15, 1927. Thompson has signed along the bottom margin of the photo, with an inscription to Doty. Earl C. Thompson was a St. Louis businessman who donated funds to buy the plane that would famously be named The Spirit of St. Louis. The photograph measures 8 inches by 10 inches. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 18.5 inches by 21.5 inches. A striking image with noted provenance.
“Shanghai - one of the wonder cities of the world: Rare First Edition of Shanghai of To-day-A Souvenir Album
Shanghai: Kelly and Walsh, 1927.
First edition of this scarce pictorial album of the views of Shanghai. Quarto, original cloth-backed flexible boards, with 38 tipped-in photographs, front stamped and lettered in red on a gilt background, mounted photo label. Introduction by Owen Mortimer Green. Later editions included 50 photographs. In very good condition with some small chips and gift inscription to the front free endpaper. Rare.
Black and white photograph of David Ben-Gurion writing at a desk. Signed “D. Ben-Gurion on the bottom of the image. The photograph measures 3.75 inches by 4.75 inches. Matted and framed. The entire piece measures 12.5 inches by 13 inches.