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The Pencil of Nature
Book #: 014497

Author: Talbot, William Henry Fox
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Place: New York
Year: 1969
Edition: Facsimile Edition

Book Cond.: Very Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: Very Good
Binding: Hardcover
Size: Quarto
Book Type: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Gilt-stamped red cloth over boards, illustrated with 24 tipped-in half-tone plates. A facsimile of the 1844-1846 edition. “This exciting account of Talbot’s researches–from his tentative and primitive attempts at preparing “light sensitive” paper to his development of those sophisticated procedures which yielded the twenty-four photographs he used to illustrate The Pencil of Nature–describes his experiments and reveals the breakthroughs which led him to the earliest realization of photography as we know it today.” Corners bumped. In and illustrated dust jacket that is bumped at corners, is preserved in a Brodart jacket that has a couple pieces of tape on it. Quantity Available: 0. Shipped Weight: 4 lbs 12 oz. Category: Photography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 014497.