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The New Ansel Adams Photography Series 3-Volume Set: The Camera / The Negative / The Print

By: Adams, Ansel

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York Graphic Society / Little, Brown and Company: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2281557

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing of volume 1, 2nd printings of volumes 2 and 3. Ink name and address on front endpaper of second and third volumes. 1980 Large Hardcover. 3-volume hardcover set. 9.8 x 7.8. Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was an American photographer and environmentalist, best known for his black-and-white photographs of the American West, especially in Yosemite National Park. One of his most famous photographs was Moon and Half Dome, Yosemite Nation... View more info

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George Eastman: A Biography

By: Brayer, Elizabeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202690

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed and dated by author without inscription on half-title page. 1996 Hard Cover. xiii, 637 pp. This life of George Eastman is the first biography since 1930 of the man who transformed the world of photography. As a 23-year-old bank clerk, Eastman bought his first camera and began simplifying the cumbersome and messy wet-plate process. With only two years' experience, he patented a dry-plate coating machine and began selling photographic plates. Soon, th... View more info

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Leading the Way: Eastman and Oral Health

By: Brayer, Elizabeth

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Meliora Press / University of Rochester Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2267893

ISBN: 1580463118

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. This copy was presented to a doctor who presented at University of Rochester's Centennial Celebration, by the director of advancement at Eastman Institute of Oral Health, who has written a lengthy gift note on the front endpaper. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 201, [5] pp. 8vo. A history of the Eastman Dental Center, illustrated with black-and-white photographs. View more info

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Modern Photography 1934-5: The Studio Annual of Camera Art

By: Holme, C. Geoffrey; William Clowes and Sons

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The Studio Limited / The Studio Publications Inc.: 1934

Seller ID: 2281672

Condition: Very Good


1 inch chip and two 1 inch tears along top jacket edge. 1934 Hard Cover. 32 pp., followed by 96 black-and-white photogravure plates. The fourth issue of this annual study of photography, this volume features a ten-page contribution by Ansel Adams entitled 'The New Photography', a section of biographical sketches of notable contemporary photographers, a guide to taking better photos, and a list of the illustrations with technical data. The illustrations include four contr... View more info

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The Leica Rangefinder Way (Camera Way Books)

By: Matheson, Andrew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Focal Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2280977

ISBN: 0240512081

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name on endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed. 1984 Hard Cover. Leica has come to mean the gold standard in camera design. This book goes into detail covering the technique and art of using the Rangefinder. View more info

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The History of Three-Color Photography

By: Wall, E.J.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: American Photographic Publishing Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262841

Condition: Very Good


First edition. The personal copy of Lot S. Wilder, a worker at Eastman Kodak's research laboratory. Wilder was intimately involved in Kodak's development of new technologies related to color photography, specifically the subtractive color process. After the release of Kodachrome, the first integral tripack color film, Wilder significantly simplified the process of developing this film. An important copy of a significant work that is uncommon in the original edition. A fe... View more info