TALBOT, WHF: William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography (Studies in British Art)

William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography (Studies in British Art), book coverBrusius, Mirjam; Dean, Katrina; Ramalingam, Chitra. William Henry Fox Talbot: Beyond Photography (Studies in British Art). Yale University Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780300179347. Unmarked. Factory sealed. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31183) $31.00

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Illustrated throughout. Index. References. 308p. Drawing on Talbot’s fascinating letters, diaries, research notebooks, botanical specimens, and photographic prints, distinguished scholars from a range of disciplines, this book uncovers connections between his innovations as a photography pioneer and his broader interests in optics, mathematics, science, and classical studies.

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DOLLOFF, FW: How to Care for Works of Art on Paper

Dolloff Francis W ; Perkinson, Roy L. How to Care for Works of Art on Paper. Museum Of Fine Arts Boston, 1971. ISBN: 0878460551. Some edge wear. Unmarked text. 48p.  Good. Paperback. (#31156) $12.00

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Covers the history of papermaking, the enemies of paper, matting and framing, restoration, etc. Bibliography. Illustrated.

An indispensable guide to solving the many problems of framing, exhibiting, and storing works of art on paper.

There are easy-to-follow instructions on tools and materials for matting pictures and suggestions for choosing the proper colors and proportions. The concluding section gives an interesting glimpse of a restorer at work as he restores a valuable 15th-century woodcut.

Loose papers about conservation lain into book.

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NABOKOV, V: Fine Lines: Vladimir Nabokov’s Scientific Art

Blackwell, Stephen H.; Johnson, Kurt (Editors). Fine Lines: Vladimir Nabokov’s Scientific Art. Yale University Press, 2016. Unmarked. Closed tear on jacket at spine. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31034) $25.00

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The first full appraisal of Vladimir Nabokov’s long-neglected contributions as a scientist. He created well over 1,000 technical illustrations of the anatomical structures of butterflies, seeking to understand the evolutionary diversity of small butterflies called Blues.

Illustrated in color and black-and-white. 318p. Measures 8.5×10.5 inches.