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4to. 383 pp, source of illustrations, acknowledgments, preface, 1. An Abbey and Ancestors; 2. Minority, Cambridge and the 1820s; 3. The Creative Decade; 4. Photogenic Drawing; 5. The Calotype; 6. Photography: Of Priority, Plagiarism and Patents; 6. Applied Science and Etymology; 8. Mid-Century: Family, Astronomy and Botany; 9. Photographs in Printers' Ink; 10. Numbers and Assyrians; 11. The Final Years; notes, appendices: i. genealogies, ii. major sources, iii. notebooks, iv. published works, v. published papers, vi. patents, index. Tan cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "In 1839 Willaim Henry Fox Talbot gave the world the negative-positive system of photography which, with subsequent modifications, is still with us today. He also evolved systems of photo-engraving which pointed the way towards the photo-mechnical reproduction techniques of the twentieth century." from the jacket flap.
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