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LEWIS, THOMAS
Waltham, Past and Present; and Its Industries. With an Historical
1879. [LEWIS, Thomas, photographer] NELSON, Charles A. WALTHAM, PAST AND PRESENT; AND ITS INDUSTRIES. WITH AN HISTORICAL SKETCH OF WATERTOWN FROM ITS SETTLEMENT IN 1630 TO THE INCORPORATION OF WALTHAM, JANUARY 15, 1738. Cambridge: Thomas Lewis, 1879. 152 pp. + 55 albumen photo images (mostly two per page). 8vo.Trade edition (somewhat smaller than the original limited edition as the text pages have been trimmed so as to be even with the albumen photos). The binding is a small replica of the binding of the limited edition with the same beveled edges, brown cloth and gilt staming. Spine is gone and reinforced with tape. Hinges also internally reinforced. Many pages loose as the binding has not held. Edges, corners and spine also worn. Exlilbrary bookplate on pastedown. Quite scarce. Ill.: LEWIS, Thomas.
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LINCOLN, ABRAHAM
Uncommon Carte-de-Visite Photograph of Abraham Lincoln Ca. 1865
1865. [PHOTOGRAPHY 19TH CENTURY - LINCOLN, Abraham]. UNCOMMON CARTE-DE-VISITE PHOTOGRAPH OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN CA. 1865. Providence, RI: Salisbury, Bro. & Co. [n.d. ca. 1865] "Manufacturers of Gold and Plated Jewelry, Also, Carte de Visites of all Noted Persons." Pale embossed paper mount is 4 x 2 1/2 inches, with 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 inch oval photograph, a bust of a bearded Lincoln. Very good, light soil to the mount, with the photo contour partially cut through from being pressed into the paper mount. The embossed design features an eagle, laurel leaves, flags, shield and cannons. The photo is in excellent condition, the President's gaze clear and sharp. Free of the toning often seen on this cdv. .
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 LOSSING, BENSON J., History of the CIVIL War 1861-65 and the Causes That Led Up to the
LOSSING, BENSON J.
History of the CIVIL War 1861-65 and the Causes That Led Up to the
1912. LOSSING, Benson J. A HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR 1861-65 AND THE CAUSES THAT LED UP TO THE GREAT CONFLICT .. WITH FAC-SIMILE PHOTOGRAPHIC REPRODUCTIONS OF THE OFFICIAL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN AT THE TIME BY MATHEW B. BRADY. 16 VOLUMES. New York: The War Memorial Association, 1912. Illustrated by BRADY, H. A. OGDEN et al. 512 pp. total. Folio, original blue illustrated wrappers, some quite sunned. Very good, some nicks, light soil and edgewear to wrappers, occasional small closed tear in text. Color frontispiece illsutrations by Ogden and others; halftone reproductions of Brady's photographs. Sixteen parts, complete. Ill.: BRADY, Mathew B.
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 LOWELL, D. R., Photograph and Signed Manuscript Note Fragment, Matted and Framed
LOWELL, D. R.
Photograph and Signed Manuscript Note Fragment, Matted and Framed
LOWELL, D. R. PHOTOGRAPH AND SIGNED MANUSCRIPT NOTE FRAGMENT, MATTED AND FRAMED. [n.p. n.d.] Manuscript sample from a note from Lowell to William Dana ORCUTT, author of (among other works) FROM MY LIBRARY WALLS: A KALEIDOSCOPE OF MEMORIES. The aforementioned book is based on articles he wrote for The Christian Science Monitor about literary figures and their writings; this is one of Orcutt's mementos, literally from his library wall. Note fragment measures 2 x 3 7/8 inches; photograph 5 x 3 7/8 inches. Photo resembles a cabinetcard, sepia toned, possibly dating from 1900 - the first decade of the 20th century (although the whiskers might be considered old-fashioned for that period). The note culminates in Lowell's signature, and the fragment mentions a gift of some unnamed volumes. Faint pale spotting to edges of image in photograph, else fine. In a plain black wooden frame, 12 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches. .
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 MAINE, Summer Days Down East
MAINE
Summer Days Down East
1883. [MAINE] SUMMER DAYS DOWN EAST. By M.F. Sweetser. Illustrated with thirteen full-page heliotypes. Portland: Chisholm Brothers, 1883. First edition. 8vo. green cloth, decorated in gilt, t.e.g.; iv + 160pp. Ink ownership. First signature starting. A bright, very good copy. The heliotypes are particularly attractive renderings of the Kennebec River and other Maine locales. .
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Book number: 40722
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NEWHALL, BEAUMONT
History of Photography
1964. NEWHALL, Beaumont. THE HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY from 1839 to the present day. New York: Museum of Modern Art, (1964). Revised and enlarged edition. 4to, 215 pp. blue cloth. Near fine, in taped and chipped dust jacket. .
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 PHOTO CLUB DE PARIS, Revue de Photographie 1904
PHOTO CLUB DE PARIS
Revue de Photographie 1904
1904. [PHOTOGRAPHY] PHOTO-CLUB DE PARIS. LA REVUE DE PHOTOGRAPHIE, DEUXIEME ANNEE 1904. Paris: Photo-Club de Paris, 1904. 399 pp. + 36 tipped-in plates. Most plates are monochrome, except for one. All plates are present; although six are bound out of order. 4to. 3/4 morocco with gilt spine labels and floral motif, marbled paper covered boards. Very good, spine rubbed, corners scraped. Few scratches and moderate shelfwear to boards. La Revue de Photographie was published annually from 1903-1908. .
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 PARKMAN, FRANCIS, Montcalm and Wolfe, 2 Volumes, Illustrated Holiday Edition
PARKMAN, FRANCIS
Montcalm and Wolfe, 2 Volumes, Illustrated Holiday Edition
1899. 45 GORGEOUS PHOTOGRAVURE ILLUSTRATIONS; IN ORIGINAL CLOTH DUST JACKETS PARKMAN, Francis. MONTCALM AND WOLFE, 2 VOLUMES, ILLUSTRATED HOLIDAY EDITION. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1899. First edition thus. 529/562 pp. + publisher's advertisements. 8vo. blue cloth stamped in gilt, in publisher's gilt decorated cloth dust jackets (in matching blue). T.e.g. Minor wear to jackets; coated maroon endpapers have small bookseller's label affixed. Some foxing to edges and tissue guards, verso of vol. I frontispiece, else internally fine. .
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 PARKMAN, FRANCIS, Photograph and Signed Manuscript Note (1892), Matted and Framed
PARKMAN, FRANCIS
Photograph and Signed Manuscript Note (1892), Matted and Framed
1892. PARKMAN, Francis. PHOTOGRAPH AND SIGNED MANUSCRIPT NOTE (1892), MATTED AND FRAMED. Jamaica Plain [MA], 22 Sept. [18]'92. Note written to William Dana ORCUTT, author of (among other works) FROM MY LIBRARY WALLS: A KALEIDOSCOPE OF MEMORIES. The aforementioned book is based on articles he wrote for The Christian Science Monitor about literary figures and their writings; this is one of Orcutt's mementos, literally from his library wall. Note (in two pieces) measures 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches/4 x 2 inches, and photo (cabinet card?) measures 5 1/4 x 3 3/4 inches. The note has shifted slightly in the mat; it mentions receipt of a Remington drawing and a correction to "The Jesuits." The photo is a vignetted bust portrait of Parkman, undated and unattributed. Very good condition - photo age toned but sharp. In a plain black wooden frame, 10 1/4 x 17 3/4 inches. .
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PHOTOGRAPHY
Aperture
1965. PHOTOGRAPHY. APERTURE. Vol. 12, No. 4. New York: Aperture, (1965). Crown 4to. illustrated paper wraps. A very good copy just lightly soiled at the wraps. .
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Book number: 48142
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PHOTOGRAPHY
Complete Photographer
1909. (PHOTOGRAPHY). THE COMPLETE PHOTOGRAPHER. By R. Child Bayley. With Over One Hundred Illustrations. Third edition, revised. New York: Doubleday, Page & Co. 1909. 8vo. red cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slightly cocked; mild soiling and rubbing to cloth. Slight dampstain to edge of frontis. not affecting image; else, clean and bright internally. Overall, very good +. .
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Book number: 45468
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(PHOTOGRAPHY)
Glass-House Years: Victorian Portrait Photography, 1839-1870
1979. (PHOTOGRAPHY). THE GLASS-HOUSE YEARS: Victorian Portrait Photography, 1839-1870. By Elizabeth Heyert. Montclair, NJ: Allanheld & Schram, (1979). First American edition. 4to. maroon cloth. Slightly soiled at front board. Near fine, in a mildly sunned dust jacket. .
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(PHOTOGRAPHY)
Hana
1989. (PHOTOGRAPHY). HANA. San Francisco: Chronical Books, 1989. First American Edition. 4to. stiff pictorial wrappers. Fine, in a minimally soiled slipcase. .
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PHOTOGRAPHY
Last Rivet
1940. (PHOTOGRAPHY). THE LAST RIVET. The story of Rockefeller Center, a city within a city, as told at the ceremony in which John D. Rockefeller Jr. drove the last rivet of the last building, November 1, 1939. New York: Columbia University Press, 1940. First edition. Illustrated with photographs by Bernice Abbott, Margaret Bourke-White, and others. 4to. green velveteen cloth-covered boards inlaid with a metal rivet design, backed in red cloth, spine lettered in silver. Decorated end-papers. A very good copy that shows light rubbing at the boards and spine ends; boards just slightly bowed. .
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[PHOTOGRAPHY]
Look at Us
1967. [PHOTOGRAPHY]. LOOK AT US.. Words by William Saroyan, Photographs by Arthur Rothenstein. New York: Cowles, (1967). First edition, later printing. Bookstore stamp to ffe. Fine, in a dust Jacket. .
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