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Horgan's Half-Tone and Photochemical Processes

Stephen H. Horgan

Editorial: Inland Printer Company, Chicago, 1913
Condición: Very Good Minus Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, Estados Unidos de America)

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First Edition. Original two-tone green cloth. Includes frontispiece, maps, drawings/schematics, full page color photographic plates. 8vo. x, 234 pp. Very Good Minus. Minor edgewear and bumped corners. White titling faded in parts. The interior is near fine, almost pristine, with very tight binding and clean text. Stephen Henry Horgan (1854 - 1941), was the inventor of the halftone process of engraving while working as the art director for the New York Herald. The half-tone method he invented was to use a glass screen with fine lines in it which translated the gradations of an image when placed between a light-sensitive metal plate and a negative. The final image created was a metal picture made of black dots surrounded by white. It is said that he was fired from that job by Herald publisher James Gordon Bennett, Jr., who described the idea as idiotic. Horgan then went over to the rival Daily Graphic which debuted half-tone printing with the first printed photograph of an image of Steinway Hall in Manhattan published on December 2, 1873. Horgan received the AIGA medal in 1924 for his invention. Size: 8vo - (Standard Book Size). N° de ref. de la librería 012485

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Título: Horgan's Half-Tone and Photochemical ...

Editorial: Inland Printer Company, Chicago

Año de publicación: 1913

Encuadernación: Green Cloth

Condición del libro: Very Good Minus

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No DJ as Issued

Edición: First Edition.

Tipo de libro: Hard Cover

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Hirschfeld Galleries, Established in 1930, is a full-line used, collectible, rare, and antiquarian book dealer located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Our collection comprises over 100,000 items, collected over 5 generations. We specialize in fine bindings, first editions, private press, early printed, and incunabula. We are happy to consult to institutions, private collectors, and the trade. We can offer appraisals, rare book searches, and collection advice.

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