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The Cameron Collection: An Album of Photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron, Presented to Sir John Herschel

Ford, Colin

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ISBN 10: 0442301332 / ISBN 13: 9780442301330
Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in association with The National Portrait Gallery, London, 1975
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover with dustjacket. Folio. First printing. Book is in near fine condition, with light wear to edges of boards. Jacket is in VG+ condition; there is a long horizontal crease to rear cover along top edge, and a small closed tear to top left corner. A crisp, bright copy, with 94 photographs reproduced by duotone lithography. In protective mylar. 144 pp. Heavy--may require additional postage if shipped other than domestic media mail. Bookseller Inventory # 14253

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Title: The Cameron Collection: An Album of ...

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold in association with The National Portrait Gallery, London

Publication Date: 1975

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Edition: First edition

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Folio. 144 pp, acknowledgments, Introduction by Colin Ford; The 94 Duotone Plates; Notes to the Plates; Mrs. Cameron's letter to Sir John Herschel, 31 December 1864; Letter from Sir John Herschel to Julia Margaret Cameron, 25 September 1866; Mrs. Cameron's Index to the Herschel Album (autograph); index. Van Nostrand Reinhold in association with The National Portrait Gallery, London: First Edition, 1975. Brown cloth cloth with decorative front board, and gilt lettering to spine. "She is known as England's greatest amateur photographer concentrating mostly on portraits of famous contemporaries. Her photographs are now regarded as one of the supreme visual chronicles of the Victorian era. The main illustration is a portrait of John Frederick William Herschel, mathematician, astronomer and pioneer of photography, and is part of a collection of 94 photographic portraits including ones of Carlyle, Tennyson, Holman Hunt, Browning, Trollope."

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