Brown cloth. 443 pages + 34 pages of wonderful photographic related ads, some with illustrations of photo equipment of the period. This is an unusually nice copy -- virtually no wear to cloth, perhaps some light fading to the spine, otherwise this is a ve SELLING USED AND RARE BOOKS ON ABE SINCE 1997 AND OUT OF OUR BOOKSTORE SINCE 1988. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: THE SILVER SUNBEAM: A PRACTICAL AND ...
Editorial: Joseph H. Ladd, Pub.
Año de publicación: 1866
Edición: 5th Edition.
Descripción E. & H. T. Anthony & Co, New York, 1879. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very good-. Title continues: "Also heliographic engraving, photolithography, photozincography, celestial photography, photography in natual colors, tinting and coloring of photographs, printing in various colors; the carbon process, the card-picture, the vignette, and sterography." Ninth edition, "enlarged, improved, and illustrated with numerous woodcuts," with contributions from several other prominent writers on photography. xvi, 599 pp + index and ads, with original silver print of a young girl as frontispiece. Bound in original maroon cloth with gilt lettering and decoration on the spine. Previous owner's name stamped on bottom edge of text block, a few notes on rear free endpaper, one signature (gathering of pages) slightly sprung, all else very good. A highly detailed, widely used manual of photographic processes that was first published in 1863. This edition--the last--is nearly twice as long as the first. Nº de ref. de la librería 19172
Descripción Joseph H. Ladd, New York, 1864. Hardcover. 1st edition. Small octavo in original embossed green publisher's cloth with gilt on spine. A well-used copy with stains and wear; scattered foxing internally with some damp stains. Topics include the history of photography, celestial photography, tinting and coloring of photographs, printing in colors, carbon process, the Card-Picture, the Vignette, Stereography, &c. &c. Includes formulas for all aspects of the photographic and printing processes of that time. Index and with 29 pages of advertisements at rear. Scarce. Nº de ref. de la librería 812