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
GRANARA, Giovanni Stefano., Dell’antichita ed origine di Roma. Dissertazione istorica di Giovanni Stefano Granara C.R. Ministro degl’infermi, dedicata all’Em.mo e Rev.mo Principe il Signor Cardinale Francesco Borghese. Opera che serve d’introduzione a qualunque Istoria, la quale tratti dell’antica Roma., Appresso Giammaria Lazzaroni, 1734
Biographies & Letters
Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, ESQ. F.R.S. Secretary to the Admiralty in the reigns of Charles II. and James II: Comprising his Diary from 1659 to 1669, deciphered by the Rev. John Smith, A.B of St. John’s College, Cambridge, from the original short hand Ms. in the Pepysian Library, And a selection from his Private Correspondence.
Bibliotheca Classica; or, A Classical Dictionary, containing A Full Account of All the Proper Names Mentioned in Ancient Authors: with Tables of coins, weights, and measures, in use among the Greeks and Romans: to which is now prefixed a chronological table. Third edition, greatly enlarged.