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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WAGGONER, D: Lewis Carroll’s Photography and Modern Childhood

Waggoner, Diane. Lewis Carroll’s Photography and Modern Childhood. Princeton University Press, 2020. ISBN: 9780691193182 . Factory sealed. Like New. Hardcover. (#31020)

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This book sheds unique light on Carroll’s decades-long passion for photography, showing how his complex and haunting images of children embody conflicting definitions of childhood and are no less powerful today in their ability to challenge, fascinate, and shock us. 280p. Measures 8.65×10.25 inches.

PRETTEJOHN, E: The Art of the Pre-Raphaelites

Prettejohn, Elizabeth. The Art of the Pre-Raphaelites. Princeton , 2000. ISBN: 9780691070575. Shrink-wrapped. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31019) $50.00

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This richly illustrated study provides a comprehensive view of the movement up to the year 2000. It shows us why, a century and a half later, Pre-Raphaelite art retains its power to fascinate, haunt, and often shock its viewers. Calling themselves the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Everett Millais, and William Holman Hunt produced a statement of ideas that revolutionized art practice in Victorian England. 304p.