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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.
Like New in Like New jacket. Nearly new hardback: firm, square and tight, no snags or splits. Complete with dustjacket: sharp and bright, no tears or chips. Contents fresh and clean; no pen-marks. Not from a library so no such stamps or labels. Thus a tidy book in very presentable condition.
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