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George Eastman: A Biography

By: Brayer, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1996

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2283931

ISBN: 0801852633

Condition: Near Fine


3rd printing. Tiny ding in jacket spine, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, [3], 637, [3] pp. 8vo. 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, the business was doing so well that he quit his job at the bank and started ... View more info

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The Story of Kodak

By: Collins, Douglas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2298958

ISBN: 0810912228

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1990 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 392 pp. This is the first book to tell the unparalleled story of George Eastman and the Eastman Kodak Company. It is an American saga of Yankee ingenuity, scientific invention and discovery, and great success. Lavishly illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. View more info

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A First Book of the Lens.: An Elementary Treatise on the Action and Use of the Photographic Lens.

By: Piper, C. Welborne

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Hazell, Watson, and Viney, Limited: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284904

Condition: Good


First edition. Former copy of Eastman Kodak's Business Library, with their stamp on a few pages. Light stain on edge of first and last few pages, binding repaired, front and end matter toned. 1901 Hard Cover. 170 pp. 8vo. A fairly early work on the scientific principles of the photographic lens, with diagrams throughout. View more info

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Memory City

By: Webb, Alex & Rebecca Norris

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Radius Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293908

ISBN: 1934435767

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Light rubbing to rear board. 2014 Large Hardcover. [172 pp.] Includes scrapbook-style booklet in pocket following text, fold-out timeline of Rochester events, and several two-panel folding photographs, which are tipped in. Located in Rochester, New York, Eastman Kodak was one of the world’s leading manufacturers of photographic film for 125 years. Following the company’s declaration of bankruptcy in 2012, photographers Alex Webb (born 1952) and Rebecca Norris Webb (born 1956) traveled to Rochester to capture images of the city during the twilight of Kodak’s existence. Memo... View more info