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A History Of Photography written as A Practical Guide and an Introduction to Its Latest Developments (Scoville's Photographic Series)

Harrison, Jerome W.

Published by Scovill Manufacturing Company, New York, 1887
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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8vo. hardcover in dark tan cloth elaborately decorated and stamped in black and gilt. Patterned endpapers. 136 pp. plus xxvi-page rear section of illustrated ads. Photo engraving portrait frontispiece of the author and additional illustrations in the text. A tight example, deaccessioned from the Library Company of Philadelphia with their 19th century bookplate front pastedown amd small numbered paper sticker head of spine.Internally bright and clean, spine somewhat darkened and with minor edge wear. Includes cahpters on the hisotory of photography and some of its pioneers, the daguerreotype process, other processes (calotype, collodion, dry-plate collodion, collodion emulsion, silver and bromide gelatine), history of photo printing processes, roller-slides and negative making on paper, history of photography in colors, developers, etc. A very acceptable example of a rather scarde early photography book. Bookseller Inventory # E16200

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Title: A History Of Photography written as A ...

Publisher: Scovill Manufacturing Company, New York

Publication Date: 1887

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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