Scene of the Crime: Photographs from the LAPD Archive (Oct., $35), essay by Tim B. Wride. Recently discovered photos form a social history of the grisly underbelly of L.A. from the 1930s to the '60s.
American Country Churches (Nov., $40) by William Morgan, photos by Radek Kurzaj, features 250 commissioned images of more than 40 uplifting spaces.
Miracle (Oct., $60) by Anne Geddes and Celine Dion. Photographer Geddes teams up with singer Dion to honor the bond between mother and baby; includes CD of Dion's songs and a documentary DVD on the development of the project. 250,000 first printing.
Friends to the End: The True Value of Friendship (Nov., $9.95) by Bradley Trevor Greive addresses both the profound and amusing aspects of friendship.
Jock Sturges: Notes (Sept., $39.95), photos and text by Jock Sturges, is a behind-the-scenes look at the artist's working process.
Golden Gate (Sept., $50), photos by Richard Misrach, essays by T.J. Clark and Richard Walker. All of the photos featured were taken from the artist's front porch overlooking San Francisco Bay.
Colorama: The World's Largest Photographs (Oct., $25) from Kodak and the George Eastman House Collection highlights Kodak's 18×60-foot Coloramas as well as the technology that enabled their production. First serial to Vanity Fair.
Paparazzi: And Our Obsession with Celebrity (Feb.; $35, paper $24.95) by Peter Howe reveals the stories behind the less-than-glamorous side of celebrity photos. Author tour.
The Horse (Sept., $60) by Yann Arthus-Bertrand pictures animals from Argentina to Mongolia. Author tour.
Christmas Wishes—Inspiring Sentiments for the Festive Season (Sept., $8.95) by Tom Burns. Humorous photos of animals are combined with inspirational phrases that have special holiday meaning.
BLACK DOG & LEVENTHAL
Harold Lloyd's Hollywood: Nudes in 3D! (Oct., $24.95), edited by Suzanne Lloyd. Harold Lloyd's granddaughter selects images of Hollywood starlets taken from the 1940s through the '70s by the silent film star.
XXX: 30 Porn-Star Portraits (Oct., $35), photos by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, surveys contemporary porn stars through photos and essays. Advertising. QPB, InsightOut and Venus Book Club alternates.
The Great LIFE Photographers (Oct., $50) displays the work of more than 100 photographers along with short profiles. Advertising. BOMC, Literary Guild alternates.
China Obscura (Sept., $24.95), photos by Mark Leoung. Images capture official and underground Chinese culture.
Jim Marshall: Proof (Sept., $40) by Jim Marshall. The photographer shares his contact sheets from sittings, concerts and sessions.
CORNELL MARITIME PRESS
Bodine's Chesapeake Bay Country (Sept., $29.95) by A. Aubrey Bodine is a retrospective of Maryland life from 1924 to 1970.
HENRY DALLAL PUBLISHING (dist. by Antique Collectors' Club)
Pageantry & Performance: The Household Cavalry in a Celebration of Pictures (Sept., $95) by Henry Dallal captures the world of England's formal cavalry.
Lee Friedlander: Sticks and Stones Architectural America (Oct., $85) by Lee Friedlander offers a view of America as seen through its architecture.
Temples: A Photographic Journey of Temples, Lands, and People (Oct., $27.95) by Don Busath is the culmination of Busath's quest to capture Latter Day Saints temples on five continents.
The America 24/7 State Book Series (Sept., $24.95 each) by David Elliot Cohen and Rick Smolan. From California to Maine, each book in this series, all to be published on the same day, presents a personal expression of state pride.
Echo of the Spirit: A Photographer's Journey (Oct., $29.95) by Chester Higgins. The New York Times photographer collects images taken over 40 years of people of African-American and African descent, including his own family.
DOWN EAST BOOKS
The Art of Monhegan Island (Oct., $40) by Carl Little and Arnold Skolnick captures the spirit of the Maine island.
EDGEWORTH EDITIONS (dist. by Acorn Alliance)
The Marines (Oct., $65) by Anthony Edgeworth and John de St. Jorre gathers color photographs of this unique fighting force.
5 CONTINENTS EDITIONS
Fleeting Instants: Dance Photography (Oct., $39.95) by Marion-Valentine portrays more than 40 years of classical and contemporary dance.
Face to Face: The Art of Portrait Photography (Sept., $65) by Paul Ardenne and Elisabeth Nora. Photographers and celebrities come together in more than 200 portraits.
Safari (Oct., $50) by Patrick de Wilde features the great safari regions of Africa.
GRAPHIC ARTS CENTER
Tennessee: Portrait of a State (Sept., $39.95), photos by George Humphries. and
California... (Oct., $14.95), photographs by David Muench and Marc Muench, celebrate the beauty of these states.
GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM (dist. by D.A.P.)
Robert Mapplethorpe and the Classical Tradition (Oct., $50), essays by Germano Celant, Jennifer Blessing and Arkady Ippolitov, explores the relationship between Mapplethorpe's photography and classical art.
Cuba Classics (Sept., $29.95), photos and text by Christopher P. Baker, offers an homage to Cuba's wealth of antique American cars.
The Joy of Digital Photography (Oct., $24.95) by Jeff Wignall is a full-color guide to digital photography.
The Travel Book (Sept., $39.99) by the Lonely Planet staff, edited by Roz Hopkins, captures the world's countries in photos and description.
MACMILLAN (dist. by Interlink)
The Bahamas: Portrait of an Archipelago (Sept., $40), text by Larry Smith, photos by Michael A. Toogood, displays photos that provide insight into the lives of the Bahamian people.
Choppers: Heavy Metal Art (Nov., $40) by Mike Seate, photos by Michael Lichter, explores the many styles of motorcycles and their builders. 50,000 first printing.Advertising. Author tour.
Hot Rod: The Photography of Peter Vincent (Oct., $40) by Peter Vincent collects photos of high-performance cars. 25,000 first printing.
MERCAT (dist. by Interlink)
Elements: The Landscape of Scotland (Oct., $39.95) by Craig McMaster captures Scotland's wild terrain.
METRO BOOKS (dist. by Trafalgar Square)
Shooting Stars (Sept., $29.95) by Richard Young marks the celebrity photographer's 30-year career.
MINNESOTA HISTORICALSOCIETY PRESS/BOREALIS
Strange Days, Dangerous Nights: Photos from the Speed Graphic Era (Oct., $29.95) by Larry Millett. Photos are culled from the archives of the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the St. Paul Dispatch. Advertising.
Subway Memories (Oct., $24.95), photos and essay by Camilo José Vergara, displays more than 30 years of New York City subway images.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BOOKS
In Focus: National Geographic Greatest Portraits (Oct., $30) showcases the world's peoples. 150,000 first printing. 10-city tour.
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PRESS
We Skate Hardcore: Photographs from Brooklyn's Southside (Sept., $24.95) by Vincent Cianni looks at a group of young Latino inline skaters in Brooklyn; includes a DVD featuring the skaters portrayed in the book.
Inside Anne Frank's House: An Illustrated Journey Through Anne's World (Oct., $50) honors the 75th anniversary of Anne Frank's birth. 100,000 first printing.
PENN STATE UNIV. PRESS
Glass House (Oct., $34.95) by Margaret Morton. Photographs and stories document the activities of a group of young people who established a home in an abandoned glass factory in Manhattan's Lower East Side. Advertising.
Family: Photographers Photograph Their Families (Sept., $39.95) by Sophie Spencer-Wood shows the results when photographers turn their lenses on the people they know best.
Magnum Stories (Oct., $79.95) by Chris Boot. Sixty-two of the world's greatest photographers offer insights into their creative process.
Jackie: A Life in Pictures (Nov., $39.95), edited by Pierre-Henri Verlhac and Yann-Brice Dherbier, gathers photos depicting the many phases of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis's life. 60,000 first printing. $60,000 ad/promo.
PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
The Lost Border: The Landscape of the Iron Curtain (Nov., $40) by Brian Rose documents the gradual disintegration of the Berlin Wall and the reclamation of a scarred landscape.
New York Changing: Revisiting Berenice Abbott's New York (Nov., $40) by Douglas Levere, text by Bonnie Yochelson, returns to the New York City sites that photographer Abbot documented for a 1935 WPA-funded project.
The Subway Pictures (Oct., $24.95) by Peter Peter celebrates the centennial of the New York City subway system. Ad/promo.
How to Do Just About Anything with Your Digital Photo: Digital Scrapbooking, Image Enhancement, Creative Projects, Web and E-mail Sharing (Sept., $26.95) by Graham Davis suggests ways to show off digital photos.
One-Hundred and One Beautiful Small Towns in Italy (Oct., $45) by Paolo Lazzarin offers inside information on towns representing the 20 diverse regions of Italy.
People We Know, Horses They Love (Sept., $39.95) by Jill Rappaport and Wendy Wilkinson, photos by Linda Solomon, celebrates the intimate bond between noted equestrians, including Whoopi Goldberg and Robert Redford, and the horses they own, ride and love.
Rock Faces: The World's Top Rock 'n' Roll Photographers and Their Greatest Images (Sept., $30) by Oliver Craske captures rock legends from the Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix to Bruce Springsteen and the White Stripes.
The World's Top Photographers: Portraits (Oct., $35) by Fergus Greer features the work of Herb Ritts, David Bailey, Richard Avedon and Annie Liebowitz, among others.
Sisters: Tenth Anniversary Edition (Oct., $29.95) by Carol Saline and Sharon J. Wolhmuth is an anniversary edition that includes updates on many of the sisters originally featured. 100,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. LG, Doubleday alternates. Author tour.
Horst Hamann: One Night on Broadway (Sept., $24.95) by Horst Hamann captures New York City's street of dreams.
SIERRA CLUB BOOKS
Wild Seattle: A Celebration of the Natural Areas In and Around the City (Oct., $35), photos by Terry Donnelly and Mary Liz Austin, text by Timothy Egan, celebrates the area's wild lands, parks, preserves and wildlife.
SKIRA EDITORE (dist. by Rizzoli International)
The Nude: Ideal and Reality, Photography (Sept., $60), edited by Peter Weiermair et al., explores the role of the nude in photography over the past 165 years.
STANFORD UNIV. PRESS
Yangtze Remembered: The River Beneath the Lake (Oct., $65) by Linda Butler documents the towns, villages and residents of the Yangtze River Valley that will disappear under the lake created by the Three Rivers Dam.
STEIDL/EDITION 7L (dist. by D.A.P.)
Arthur Elgort: Camera Crazy (Nov., $60), essay by Joan Elgort. The fashion photographer points his many cameras on pop culture.
STEWART, TABORI & CHANG
1,001 Reasons to Love America (Oct., $24.95) by Hubert Pedroli and Mary Tiegreen invites readers to view our homeland and its people from a fresh perspective.
THIRD MILLENNIUM (dist. by Antique Collectors' Club)
What It Takes to Earn Your Place: Celebrating the 150th Oxford v Cambridge (Sept., $70) by Julian Andrews is a photo-documentary of the Oxford vs. Cambridge Boat Race.
TIME INC. HOME ENTERTAINMENT
LIFE Christmas Around the World (Nov., $24.95) by Life magazine editors captures the customs of Christmas everywhere.
Norman Parkinson: Portraits in Fashion (Oct., $27.50) by Robin Muir focuses exclusively on five decades of Parkinson's fashion portraits.
Soft (Oct., $45) by Richard Kern, essay by Matthew Higgs, collects photographs of the erotic nudes for which Kern is known.
UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
Sahel: The End of the Road (Nov., $45) by Sebastião Salgado observes the drought and devastation in the African Sahel.
Under Antarctic Ice: The Photographs of Norbert Wu (Oct., $39.95) by Norbert Wu and Jim Mastro displays photos taken under the Antarctica ice.
UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO PRESS
Max Evans' Hi Lo Country: Under the One-Eyed Sky (Sept., $34.95), photos by Jan Haley, text by Max Evans. The region depicted in Evans's western novels is shown in Haley's dramatic photos.
The Little Book of Snowflakes (Nov., $7.95) by Kenneth Libbrecht. This companion book to The Snowflake: Winter's Secret Beauty offers new, detailed photographs.
Saving Body & Soul: The Mission of Mary Jo Copeland (Sept., $19.99) by Keri Pickett and Margaret Nelson features a woman who serves the poor and homeless.
Flying Flowers (Sept., $40) by Rick Sammon is a collection of up-close images of living butterflies. $20,000 ad/promo.
Mountain Ranges of Colorado (Sept., $79.95), text and photos by John Fielder, celebrates the 28 mountain ranges of the Colorado Rockies.
Jack Dykinga's Arizona (Sept., $50), photos by Jack Dykinga, captures the grandeur of the state's landscape.