Very Good in Good jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" Tall. Mylared dust jacket has rubbing. Blue boards with silver imprint on spine, lightly bumped corners. Clean interior. Black and white and some color illustrations, 446 pages. Includes "a biographical listing of some 2, 000 daguerreotypists and other related to the art--by far the most comprehensive list of its kind ever published, " and a listing of hallmarks.
Light spotting to upper corner, otherwise very good in original two-toned cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket. Important work. Heavy--will require extra postage. Quarto. 446 pages. Fully illustrated with reproductions of black-and-white and some color photographs.
This is an excellent book on American Daguerreotypes. Even though the first edition was printed in 1981, the wealth of info and the phots of dags in this book is exceptional. I believe this is really one of the life time achievements of the Rinharts. I use this book for reference including the types of plates and the types of mat design. This is good book for dating some of the dags. I think this book is in most dag collectors libraries.
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