The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow: Engraved by Annan from Photographs taken for the City of ... The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow: Engraved by Annan from Photographs taken for the City of ... The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow: Engraved by Annan from Photographs taken for the City of ... The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow: Engraved by Annan from Photographs taken for the City of ...

The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow: Engraved by Annan from Photographs taken for the City of Glasgow Improvement Trust

Thomas Annan (Photographer) / James Craig Annan (Engraver) / William Young (Introduction)

Editorial: James MacLehose and Sons, Glasgow, 1900
Condición: Very Good Plus Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Tarrington Books (Tarrington, HEF, Reino Unido)

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Very fine half red morocco binding with marbled boards. Spine has five raised bands, gilt lettering and gilt ornaments to compartments. Leather to boards has a gilt ruled and blind tooled edge. Top page edge gilt other edges untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Two stamps to verso of title page (Cheltenham College of Art), a few light spots of foxing, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Original cloth from boards has been mounted and bound in at the rear of the book. The expanded photogravure edition, one of 100 copies printed for the Corporation of Glasgow (bearing the city crest to the original cloth covers.) A groundbreaking work of photojournalism, in 1868 Annan was commissioned to document the Glasgow slums prior to their demolition. Originally published in 1872 with albumen prints, a second edition appeared in 1877 using the carbon print process. This expanded edition has high quality photogravure plates and includes 12 additional photographs taken between 1885 and 1899 plus an old print of Trongate. An important landmark in social documentary photography, this example is in excellent condition and presented in a very attractive leather binding. . Overall condition is Very Good Plus. Hardback. Printed pages: Folio. 23pp + 50 plates. N° de ref. de la librería 1109E026

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Título: The Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow: ...

Editorial: James MacLehose and Sons, Glasgow

Año de publicación: 1900

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Very Good Plus

Edición: 1st Edition.

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