Perceptions and Misconceptions - Seeing America, Seeing AsiaPublished on 07 March 2017
This catalogue highlights some of the items on our stand that
illustrate influences and relationships between East Asia and the West during
the last two centuries. In particular we have items, issued during and around
Percy’s visit to Japan, that reflect contemporary Japanese views of the United
States. Our stock includes Antiquarian books, maps and ephemera; we urge
you to visit our website www.AsiaBookroom.com for a fuller description of
most of the items in this catalogue.
NEW YORK ANTIQUARIAN BOOK FAIR ISTPublished on 01 March 2017
Specialities : Photography
I will be showing two distinct groups; The first group, Photography: In the Beginning, is a selection of 87 key works on the evolution of the medium, including 55 pre-1865 imprints from France, England and America. These include Daguerre's Manual, Talbot's Talbotype Process, and a key group that is the foundation for color photography.
The second group, Pictorial Selection, is a group of 52 books and photographs from the last 150 years. These include Ansel Adam's SIERRA NEVADA: The JOHN MUIR TRAIL, Tina Barney's SWIMMING, Bates' own copy of his unique extra-illustrated travels through Mexico and California, a maquette with photomontage for a poster by E. McKnight Kauffer, and Robert Frank LES AMERICAINS twice signed with a drawing.