By Helmut Gernsheim; Alison Gernsheim
London   Oxford University Press
11" by 8" xxviii, [1], 395, 359pp
An informative and important reference work on the history of photography. Gernsheim's work looks at the use of the camera obscura in the 11th century until 1914.
By Helmut Gernsheim; Alison Gernsheim

1955 The History of Photography

London   Oxford University Press
11" by 8" xxviii, [1], 395, 359pp
An informative and important reference work on the history of photography. Gernsheim's work looks at the use of the camera obscura in the 11th century until 1914.
£95.00
: 1kgs / : 728L13

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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

The first edition of this work. 

Written by an authority on this subject, Helmut Erich Gernsheim. He was a collector and photographer himself whose own collection was over 33,000 photographs. 

With chapters on Niepce, Fox Talbot, Daguerreotypes, the popularization of photography, 'high art' photography and photomechanical and the printed page.

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In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally, very smart with light shelfwear to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright with just the odd spot.

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