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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ARCAND, K: Light: The Visible Spectrum and Beyond

Arcand, Kimberly; Watzke, Megan. Light: The Visible Spectrum and Beyond. Black Dog and Leventhal, 2015. ISBN: 9781631910067. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30211) $16.00

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A visual exploration of the power and behavior of light, across the electromagnetic spectrum, and how it affects life on earth and everything in the Universe.

Beautifully illustrated. 208p. Index. Further readings.

SCHWAB, IR: Evolution’s Witness: How Eyes Evolved

Schwab, Ivan R. Evolution’s Witness: How Eyes Evolved. Oxford University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780195369748. Unmarked text. Crinkled page inside. Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#29911)

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Illustrated in color and black/white throughout.

Examines the eye from the initial photoreception 3.75 billion years ago to early spatial recognition in the first cupped eyespot in Euglena to fully formed camera style eyes the size of beach balls in ichthyosaurs, animals have processed light to compete and survive in their respective niches.