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The American Daguerreotype

Rinhart, Floyd and Marion

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ISBN 10: 0820305499 / ISBN 13: 9780820305493
Published by Univ of Georgia Press, Athens, GA, 1981
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. x, 446 pp, acknowledgments, introduction, I. A Historical Survey: 1. Events Leading to Photography in America; 2. The Pioneer Days, 1889-1840; 3. The Formative Years, 1841- 1846; 4. The Years of Expansion, 1847-1850; 5. The Affluent Era, 1851- 1860. II. The Images: 6. Daguerreotype Plates, Apparatus, and Processes; 7. Stereoscopic Daguerreotyps; 8. Color and the Daguerreotype; 9. Art Influences; 10. Art and the Portrait; 11. Minature Cases; 12. Reflections of an Age. Biographies: Key to abbreviations, Professional and Amateur Daguerreotypists; Manufacturers and Wholesale Suppliers; Case Manufacturers and Engravers. Appendix: 1. A Tabulation of Hallmarks Found on Extant Daguerreotypes; 2. United States Patent Records; notes, a dictionary of Daguerreotype terms, index. First Edition, 1997. "In a single volume, the authors offer a historical survey of the daguerreian art that flourished between 1840 and 1860, technical details of the daguerrotype processes including color, a discussion of the impact of the earliest photography on 19th-century American life and art, and a biographical listing of some 2,000 daguerreotypists and otherrs related to the art. The book is richly illustrated with representative examples of carefully sellected color and b&w daguerreotype." from the jacket flap. Not Price Clipped. Only the slightest wear to bottom edge, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Purple cloth with red back cloth backstrip, gilt lettering to spine. and decorative endpapers. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 003500

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Title: The American Daguerreotype

Publisher: Univ of Georgia Press, Athens, GA

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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4to. x, 446 pp, acknowledgments, introduction, I. A Historical Survey: 1. Events Leading to Photography in America; 2. The Pioneer Days, 1889-1840; 3. The Formative Years, 1841-1846; 4. The Years of Expansion, 1847-1850; 5. The Affluent Era, 1851-1860. II. The Images: 6. Daguerreotype Plates, Apparatus, and Processes; 7. Stereoscopic Daguerreotyps; 8. Color and the Daguerreotype; 9. Art Influences; 10. Art and the Portrait; 11. Minature Cases; 12. Reflections of an Age. Biographies: Key to abbreviations, Professional and Amateur Daguerreotypists; Manufacturers and Wholesale Suppliers; Case Manufacturers and Engravers. Appendix: 1. A Tabulation of Hallmarks Found on Extant Daguerreotypes; 2. United States Patent Records; notes, a dictionary of Daguerreotype terms, index. First Edition, 1997. Purple cloth with red back cloth backstrip, gilt lettering to spine. and decorative endpapers. "In a single volume, the authors offer a historical survey of the daguerreian art that flourished between 1840 and 1860, technical details of the daguerrotype processes including color, a discussion of the impact of the earliest photography on 19th-century American life and art, and a biographical listing of some 2,000 daguerreotypists and otherrs related to the art. The book is richly illustrated with representative examples of carefully sellected color and b&w daguerreotype." from the jacket flap.

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