Once There Was a Way... Photographs of the Beatles (Oct., $29.95) by Harry Benson is a large format documentary of the Fab Four.
VX: Ten Years of VIBE Photography (Oct., $40) by Rob Kenner and George Pitts celebrates the hip-hop magazine's 10th anniversary.
Slim Aarons: Once Upon a Time (Dec., $75) centers on the career of the socialite photographer.
The Art of Nude Photography (Sept., $35) by Pascal Baetens is an oversized volume that marks the photographer's U.S. debut.
Animal Wisdom: More Animal Antics (Oct., $9.95) by John Lund employs digital imaging to depict ducklings who can-can and cats who play twister.
ANTIQUE COLLECTORS' CLUB
High on Horses (Oct., $35) by Nicola Clare Emanuel shows the special relationship between horse and rider. An Images Book.
Gardenscapes (Oct., $40) by Lynn Geesaman presents her work of intriguing landscapes accompanied by essays and an interview by Verlyn Klinkenborg.
Twins (Oct., $50) by Mary Ellen Mark is a collection of images taken during "Twins Days" festivities in Twinsburg, Ohio.
Luxury of Space (Oct., $70) by Oberto Gili collects moody interior images.
ATLANTIC MONTHLY PRESS
Broken Spears: A Maasai Journey (Oct., $50) by Elizabeth L. Gilbert captures the vanishing culture of the Maasai warriors of Kenya and Tanzania.
BARNES & NOBLE
Tuscany: Inside the Light (Sept., $30) by Joel Meyerowitz pays homage to the beauty of this region, with text by novelist Maggie Barrett. Ad/promo.
The Pueblo Imagination: Landscape and Memory in the Photography of Lee Marmon (Oct., $40), text by Leslie Marmon Silko et al., honors the culture and landscapes of the Laguna Pueblo of the U.S. Southwest. Advertising.
BROADMAN & HOLMAN
The Nature of Hope (Sept., $19.99) by Adrian Rogers and Tom Fox combines dramatic images with uplifting words.
What Remains (Sept., $50) by Sally Mann is a photographic meditation on mortality. Advertising.
Biopic: Iggy Pop (Oct., $21) by Gavin Evans shows the results of an uninhibited 90-minute photo shoot of a pop icon.
Body Art: The Human Canvas—Ink and Steel (Sept., $35) by Gary Lee Heard with David Cultrara collects more than 200 portraits of subjects who disclose why they treated their bodies as canvases.
COLLINS & BROWN
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Ghosts in the Wilderness: Abandoned America (Oct., $60) by Tony and Eva Worobiec evokes forgotten countryside and back roads in the Dakotas, Montana and Wyoming.
Photography: The New Complete Guide to Taking Photographs (Oct., $29.95) by John Freeman instructs on how to become a better photographer.
IVAN R. DEE
Truth and Photography: Notes on Looking and Photographing (Oct., $27.50) by Jerry L. Thompson mates 24 photographs with essays on the relationship between seeing and thinking.
America 24/7 (Nov., $50) by Rick Smolan and David Elliot Cohen is a portrait of American life drawn from images taken by thousands of professional and amateur photographers. 300,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
DOWN EAST BOOKS
Down the Shore: Faces of Maine's Coastal Fisheries (Oct., $30) by Mike Crowley, photos by Nance Trueworthy, chronicles the profession and lifestyle of Maine fisherman.
DUKE UNIV. PRESS
On Fire (Nov., $39.95) by Larry Schwarm. Photographs capture Kansas prairie fires.
5 CONTINENTS EDITIONS
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One Billion Indians (Sept., $44.95) by Paolo Pellizzari portrays everyday life around India.
Railroad Vision (Oct., $49.95) by Anne M. Lyden proffers parallel histories of railroads and photography.
GRAPHIC ARTS CENTER
Windstone: Natural Arches, Bridges and Other Openings (Oct., $50) by David Muench contains visions of sculpted earth with an essay by Ruth Rudner.
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Joseph Szabo: Teenage (Nov., $45) is a visual study of high school adolescence during the 1970s and '80s.
Diaspora: Homelands in Exile (Oct., $100) by Frédéric Brenner spans 25 years of Jewish culture, community, history and identity in 40 countries. 50,000 first printing.
Two-Hearted Oak: The Photography of Roman Loranc (Oct., $39.95) intermixes more than 50 duotone photographs of California's Great Central Valley with essays and poetry by Lillian Vallee.
Black: A Celebration of a Culture (Dec., $35) by Deborah Willis and Henry Louis Gates Jr. reproduces 500 photos to mark the black experience and the diversity of black culture around the world. 30,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
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The Digital Photographer's Guide to Photoshop Elements: Improve Your Photographs & Create Fantastic Special Effects (Sept., $29.95) by Barry Beckham is for digital camera enthusiasts.
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A Sense of Belonging to Scotland (Sept., $26.95) by Andy Hall shows favorite places of 50 Scottish celebrities.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
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Cindy Sherman: Film Stills (Oct., $39.95) by Cindy Sherman and Peter Galassi catalogues stereotypical female roles, portrayed by the photographer herself, that were inspired by the movies.
MUSEUM OF NEW MEXICO PRESS
American Route 66: Home on the Road (Sept., $45) by Polly Brown and Jane Bernard is peopled by those whom the two photographers met and interviewed over three years along the Mother Road.
Postcards of the Night: Views of American Cities (Sept., $39.95) by John A. Jakle gathers nocturnal views of 80 cities that appeared on vintage postcards.
Through the Lens: National Geographic Greatest Photographs (Oct., $30) by Leah Bendavid-Val commemorates more than a century of images from the magazine. 150,000 first printing. 10-city author tour.National Geographic Moments: Gardens, ...Weddings, ...Families and ...Cars (all Nov., $12.95 each) are gift-size collectible volumes culled from the magazine's 11 million—photo archive.
NEW WORLD LIBRARY
Faces of Hope (Oct., $35) by Alison Wright concentrates on children in developing countries. Advertising.
Phil Stern: A Life's Work (Oct., $75) by Phil Stern, text by Patricia Bosworth, Nat Hentoff and Herbert Mitgang, is a tribute that mixes never-before-seen photographs of soldiers and celebrities with images of WWII, jazz and Hollywood. $40,000 ad/promo.
Voodoo: Mounted by the Gods (Oct., $45) by Alberto Venzago depicts the enigmatic world of voodoo through film stills from an upcoming documentary on the subject.
PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
Big Up (Oct., $75) by Ben Watts is the photographer's personal scrapbook covering subjects from hip-hop culture to high school wrestlers.
American Music: Photographs (Oct., $75) by Annie Leibovitz blends new and archival portraits of performers from Elvis and Johnny Cash to Dr. Dre and The Dixie Chicks. Ad/promo.
READER'S DIGEST BOOKS
Perfect Digital Photos in a Snap: The Beginner's Guide to Taking and Making Great Digital Photographs (Oct., $26.95) by Martin Gisborne is a step-by-step how-to with more than 500 photographs and illustrations.
Skate Crazy: Amazing Graphics from the Golden Age of Roller Skating (Sept., $16.95) by Lou Brooks abounds with affectionate photographs from the roller rink.
ST. ANN'S PRESS
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Neil Leifer: Portraits (Oct., $65) features the art of the photographer who has shot more than 200 covers for Sports Illustrated, Time and People and includes such subjects as Charles Manson, Pope John Paul II and Billy Crystal.
Under My Skin (Jan., $39.95) by John Wyatt gets intimate with heavily tattooed individuals.
SIERRA CLUB BOOKS
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Urban Forest: Images of Trees in the Human Landscape (Oct., $35) by David Paul Bayles snaps trees found in unlikely city spots.
Armin Linke (Oct., $39.95) by Hans Ulrich Obrist. More than 200 photos document cultural and global transformations.
At First Sight: Photography and the Smithsonian (Oct., $60) by Merry A. Foresta samples the institution's 700 photographic collections.
The Eye of War (Oct., $39.95) by Phillip Knightley surveys the changing face of war and combat—photo journalism over the last 150 years.
STEIDL & PACE/MACGILL GALLERY
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Zones of Exclusion: Pripyat and Chernobyl (Sept., $50) by Robert Polidori shows photographs of the dead zone left after the Chernobyl catastrophe.
Washington: Portrait of a City (Oct., $35) by Steve Gottlieb presents our national capital seasonally and through all times of day.
THAMES & HUDSON
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Man, the Image & the World: A Retrospective (Sept., $75) by Peter Galassi et al., is a complete retrospective of the master that includes previously unseen work.
The Scots: A Photohistory (Oct., $40) by Murray MacKinnon and Richard Oram covers life in Scotland from the 1840s to WWII. BOMC, History Book Club selections.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Portfolio 13 (Nov., $40) groups winning photos from 60 countries. A BBC Worldwide Book.
UNIV. OF ALABAMA PRESS
Heart of a Small Town: Photographs of Alabama Towns (Sept., $29.95) by Robin McDonald marries 126 color photographs with 30 quotations from Alabama authors.
UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
My Family Album: Thirty Years of Primate Photography (Oct., $29.95) by Frans de Waal is the primatologist's photographic memorial to monkeys and apes.
UNIV. OF MICHIGAN PRESS
Water Music (Sept., $35) by Marjorie Ryerson pairs the written contributions of 66 musicians from Emanuel Ax to Eugenia Zukerman with Ryerson's imagery to affirm the connection between water and music.
UNIV. OF MISSOURI PRESS
Governors' Mansions of the Midwest (Nov., $34.95) by Ann Liberman details the interiors, furnishings and exteriors of a dozen governors' homes.
UNIV. OF NEBRASKA PRESS
Red Cloud: Photographs of a Lakota Chief (Sept., $35) by Frank H. Goodyear III marks the Lakota leader's career through a collection of photographs by Matthew Brady and others.
UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS
Hugh Morton's North Carolina (Oct., $35) by Hugh Morton links the photojournalist's 60-year career with more than 250 images of the state's people, places and events.
UNIV. OF TEXAS PRESS
Avedon at Work: In the American West (Oct., $39.95) by Laura Wilson chronicles the production of Richard Avedon's 1985 exhibition In the American West.
UNIV. PRESS OF MISSISSIPPI
In the Southern Wild (Oct., $42) by Joe Mac Hudspeth Jr. Color photographs honor the South's wetlands.
Vintage San Francisco (Sept., $24.95) by Moulin Studios, edited by Peter Beren, is a collective portrait of the City by the Bay taken by three generations of photographers.
New Mexico Then & Now (Sept., $29.95) by William Stone pairs vintage photographs with contemporary ones of the same location.
Seeing Colorado's Forests for the Trees (Sept., $29.95) by John Fielder, text by Steve Smith, teaches a lesson on forest ecology in pictures and words.
WILD HORSE ISLAND PRESS
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Dune (Sept., $65) by Edward and Brett Weston compiles abstract dune imagery by father and son, each one's work photographed at the same location.