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DOINGS OF THE SUNBEAM". Pages 1 - 15 in THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, A Magazine of Literature, Art, and Politics, Vol. 12, No. 69, July, 1863.

HOLMES, Olive Wendell]

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Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1963. Large octavo. 136pp. + ads on rear cover and one on inside back cover for "Edward and Henry T. Anthony, Manufacturers and Importers of Photographic Materials, 501 Broadway, New York.", a visit to which company, Holmes, on pp.1-3, discusses as an introduction to his article. A yellow pictorial insert of ads is added before page one. Minor chipping, staining and soiling of the pictorial wrappers. Spine paper slightly defective. Minor staining and foxing in text, o/w contents very good and tight. *** FIRST APPEARANCE IN PRINT OF ONE OF THE EARLIEST PUBLISHED DISCUSSIONS OF THE NEW ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY BY A NOTED AMERICAN PERSONAGE . In this article, Holmes discusses many aspects of the new art of photography, as: the different human emotions as seen in photographs, a precursor of Charles Darwin's photographic-illustrated book " Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals", London, 1972, in which the subject is discussed in depth with the then new use of inserted photographs; also, war photography, photography and the microscope, anatomical photography, aerial photography, "spirit-photographs", etc. *** OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, 1809-94, American essayist, poet, teacher of anatomy. Bookseller Inventory # 001887

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