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The Valiant Knights of Daguerre: Selected Critical Essays on Photography and Profiles of Photographic Pioneers

Hartmann, Sadakichi; Lawton, Harry W. (ed.); Knox, George (ed.); et al

Published by University of California Press, Berkeley, et al, 1978
ISBN 10: 0520033566 / ISBN 13: 9780520033566
/ Condition: Very Good+ / Hardcover
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Title: The Valiant Knights of Daguerre: Selected ...

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley, et al

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: Good+

Edition: 1st Edition


Grey cloth; dust jacket; 4to; pp. xiii, [3], 364, [1], illustrated in b/w throughout. Spine tips and corners gently bumped and very lightly soiled, otherwise book is fine. Dust jacket sunned; closed tears at extremities, neatly mended with tape on the verso; now safely mylar. A rich resource, profiling more than 20 photographers, and with numerous essays. With extensive notes, a bibliography, and index. First Edition, First Printing, with complete number line. Bookseller Inventory # JC8952

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Synopsis: First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Gray cloth-covered boards with title debossed on cover and stamped in black on spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Critical essays by Sadakichi Hartmann. Edited by Harry W. Lawton and George Knox, with the collaboration of Wistaria Hartmann Linton. Foreword by Thomas F. Barrow. Photographs by numerous artists, including Alfred Stieglitz, Frank Eugene, Clarence H. White, F. Holland Day, Gertrude Käsebier, Edward Steichen, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Edward S. Curtis, Arnold Genthe and numerous others. Includes profiles of photographic pioneers, bibliography compiled by Michael Elderman, notes to the text and an index of names. 382 pp., with numerous black and white illustrations. 11 x 9-1/4 inches.

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