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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  $60.00

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  $24.00

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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George Eastman: A Biography

By: Brayer, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00  $16.00

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 mach... 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  $140.00

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  $20.00

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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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  $100.00

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