Good in Good jacket. Ex-Library. 4to. First edition. Ex-Library hardcover with dust jacket. 4to with 252 pages. The book and dust jacket are in good condition. Usual Ex-Library stamps and stickers. The interior is clean and tight. The spine is gray with white text.
VG. Brown & illus. glossy wraps, 252 pp., many BW illus. The authors "begin with a history of the process itself. Tracing the daguerreotype's origins and development, they proceed to discuss what researchers in this century have learned about the chemistry of the daguerreotype. They also address practical curatorial issues, describing how to restore and preserve the artifacts themselves. Richly illustrated, this survey of a fascinating and ubiquitous feature of mid-nineteenth-century life also provides a detailed technical study of the daguerreotype process." (back cover) An essential resource for historians and archivists alike.
As New in J As New jacket. 4to Dust Jacket Condition: As New. xvi, 252 pp, list of figures and tables, preface, acknowledgments, 1. Beginnings; 2. Image Making before Photography; 3. Toward Points de Vue and the Daguerreotype; 4. The Technological Practice of Daguerreotypy; 5. Scientific Interest in the Daguerreotype during the Daguerreian Era; 6. The Daguerreotype as a Scientific Tool; 7. Sscientific Interest in Daguerreotypy after the Daguerreian Era; 8. The Daguerreotype Image Structure; 9. Image Formation; 10. Image Deterioration; 11. Corrosion Removal; 12. Daguerreotype Preservation and Display; 13. Daguerreotypy: A Model for the Interpretation of Early Technology and Works of Art; notes, references, indices with b&w illustrations throughout. First Edition, 1991 "The discovery of light-sensitive chemicals in mid-nineteenth-century Europe carried large implications for scientists, technicians, astronomers, and for the businesspeople who soon made family portraiture standard tabletop fare in middle-class homes. The authors begin with a history of the process itself. Tracing the daguerreotype's origins and development, they proceed to discuss what researchers in this century have learned about the chemistry of the daguerreotype. They also address practical curatorial issues, describing how to restore and preserve the artifacts themselves." Not Price Clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Grey cloth. with black lettering to spine.
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