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

Hartmann, Sadakichi; Knox, George (editor); Lawton, Harry W. (editor)

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ISBN 10: 0520033566 / ISBN 13: 9780520033566
Published by University of California Press, Berkeley, 1978
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Cloth in mylar protected dust jacket. 364 pp., illustrated. The forty-six essays in this book represent some of the most influential essays on photography, including a series of semi-biographical sketches focused on individual photographers, revealing their personality and spirit and often providing us with our only knowledge of their aesthetic philosophies and photographic and darkroom techniques. A clean, tight copy Size: Quarto. Bookseller Inventory # 001047

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Title: Valiant Knights of Daguerre: Selected ...

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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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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