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Wilson, Edward L.

WILSON'S PHOTOGRAPHICS: A Series of Lessons, Accompanied by Notes, on All the Processes Which are Needful In the Art of Photography.

Edward L. Wilson: Philadelphia 1881 Illustr, 8.75 x 7, blindstamped cloth with gilt lettering and decoration, xiv, 352 + ads. Covers sunned, spotted, worn, rubbed, corners bumped and worn, spine tips worn off, side edges bumped, inner hinges cracked, former ownerís name and date "Thomas J. Brittain 1882" along with his notes and formulas, staining, text block cracking, soiling else good. Lots of neat ads: Dallmeyer Lenses, Platinotype Process, Bromo-Gelatin Emulsion Dry Plates, celloidine, magic lantern slides, etc. Edward L. Wilson, 1838-1903, was the founder, editor and publisher of the professional journal "The Philadelphia Photographer" and permanent secretary of the National Photographic Association. In 1871, he wrote the immensely popular pamphlet that instructed the public on when to go to a photography studio and what to wear and how to pose. Wilson also was the author of many books including The American Carbon Manual, A Journal Through Colorado and New Mexico, Wilsonís Cyclopaedic Photography, Wilsonís Lantern Journeys. Scarce. FIRST ED.


Book Id: 98-3636

Price: $250.00

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