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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MAKLANSKY, S: Cameraderie: A Relational Interpretation of Photographic History

Maklansky, Steve. Cameraderie: A Relational Interpretation of Photographic History. New Orleans Museum of Art, 1997. ISBN: 0894940562. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30994) $15.00

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Photographs from the New Orleans Museum of Art.

Compiled by Steve Maklansky.

Featured artists include William Henry Fox Talbot, Roger Fenton, Man Ray, Lewis Carroll, Andre Breton, Lee Friedlander, Ben Shahn, Walker Evans, Gyprgy Kepes, William Henry Jackson, Timothy O’Sullivan, Matthew Brady, and others.

DAVIS, KF: Natural Magic: Salted Paper Prints in North America

Davis, Keith F. Natural Magic: Salted Paper Prints in North America. Santa Barbara Museum Art;, 2015. ISBN: 9780295994901. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30667) $20.00

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Beautifully illustrated. Essays by Keith F. Davis, Lisa Volpe, Russell Lord, Jordan Bear, and others. Sections on Mexico, the United States, and Canada. Chronology, Biographies. Bibliography. 144p.

The salted paper print process and the daguerreotype were invented, for all practical purposes, simultaneously. Prior to this volume, scant research existed on the salted paper print in North America. The essays in this volume offer views on the use and materials of these prints as they ushered in the medium of photography.