A History of Photography, Written as a practical guide and an introduction to its latest developments. By W. Jerome Harrison, F.G.S. With an appendix by Dr. Maddox on the discovery of the gelatino-bromide process. Bradford: Percy Lund & Co., The Country Press. London: Trubner & Co., Ludgate Hill. 1888. VIII, 144 pp. + IX-XXVIII pp. of advertisements. With numerous photographic portrait plates. 8vo. Publisher’s brown buckram binding with gilt lettering to spine and embossed lettering and ornamentation to spine and boards. Ex library, with usual markings. Library shelfmark to heel in white pen. Binding very slightly bumped and rubbed. Pages, esp. opening and closing, slightly browned. Presented to photographer and physician Dr. Richard Leach Maddox, famous for inventing lightweight gelatin negative plates for photography in 1871, the same Dr. Maddox who contributed the appendix to this book. A very rare first edition of this early history of the science of photography.
Harrison, W. Jerome; Richard Leach Maddox, A History of Photography, Written as a practical guide and an introduction to its latest developments. With an appendix by Dr. Maddox on the discovery of the gelatino-bromide process., Percy Lund & Co.; Trubner & Co., 1888
PIAZZA, Girolamo Bartolomeo [Hierom Bartholomew; Hierome Barthelemi]., A Short and True Account of the Inquisition and its Proceeding, As it is practis’d in Italy, Set forth in some Particular Cases. Whereunto is added, An Extract Out of an Authentick Book of Legends of the Roman Church. [Relation Succincte & Veritable de L’Inquisition Et de ses Procedures, Comme il se pratique en Italie, Ce qui est represente dans des Cas Particuliers. A’quoi est ajoute Un Extrait D’un Livre Authentique de Legendes de l’Eglise Romane]., William Bowyer [Guillaume Bowyer], 1722