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Mont Blanc...
[Aerial photos]
Mont Blanc and Chamonix in 1939.
Paris, Institut Géographique National, 1939. 64 original oblong aerial photos (each 13.0 x 18.0 cm).
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Higher than Mont Blanc: rare set of aerial photos from the Alps
[Aerial photos]
Lagrave-Chorges, 1952.
Paris, Institut Géographique National, 1952. 36 original large, square aerial photos (each 19.0 x 19.0 cm). In a matching envelope from the publisher.
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Alpine mountains, glaciers, lakes, in great detail
Faust. Pol...
Auer, A.
Faust. Poligrafisch illustrirte Zeitschrift für Kunst, Wissenschaft, Industrie, und geselliges Leben, begleitet von Kunst-Beilagen aus mehr als 30 Druckfächern. [All photographic plates. Original prints, mounted, as issued].
Wien, Auer, [1853]-1855. Folio (34.4 x 25.6 cm). Three printed plates with original albumen prints, mounted.
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The very rare early photos from Alois Auer's Faust
Berthier, P. [M.]
Photographic panorama of Mount Etna.
Paris, Paul Berthier, ca. 1863-1865. Very large board (93.0 x 45.0 cm), with original mounted albumen silver prints (panorama, in two parts of 25.0 x 36.2 cm and 25.0 x 35.0 cm, for a continuous image with a total width of 71.2 cm). Paul Berthier printed studio label pasted on verso.
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Exceptional large photo-panorama of Mount Etna in the 1860's by the famous photographer Paul Berthier
[Mont Frum...
Berthier, P. [M.]
[Mont Frumento]
Paris, Paul Berthier, [ca. 1863-1865]. Broadsheet (60.0 x 45.0 cm), with original mounted albumen silver print (36.5 x 25.8 cm).
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Important original geological photograph by one of the foremost French photographers of the 19th-century
Bonaparte, R. [N.]
Collection anthropologique du prince Roland Bonaparte: "Standing Bear", "Inside Man", and "Cat".
Saint-Cloud, [Bonaparte], 1883. Three albumen prints (each 22.4 x 16.7 cm) mounted on printed board (40.4 x 31.0 cm each).
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Three very rare original photos of native Americans, commissioned by Prince Bonaparte
Choumoff, P. [Rodin]
[Original photograph of Auguste Rodin at an old age]
Paris, P. Choumoff, 1917. Two original photographs (22.0 x 16.5 cm; 22.3 x 17.3 cm).
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A fine photo of the "late" Rodin
British tr...
Cole, R. V.
British trees, drawn and described by Rex Vivat Cole and text revised by Dorothy Kempe. Subscribers' edition with 13 proof photogravures limited to 150 copies.
London, Hutchinson, 1907. Two parts in two. Large 4to (30.3 x 23.5 cm). 723 pp.; 430 reproductions of original drawings and paintings by the author including 13 proof photogravures. Uniform publisher's green buckram with gilt-titled calf spine mounted. All edges gilt.
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Rare, limited "deluxe" edition with additional plates
Arago anno...
Daguerre, I. J. M. (and D. F. J. Arago)
Arago annonce que M. Daguerre vient de trouver le moyen d'abréger considérablement le temps nécaissaire pour produire une image photographique et M. Arago annonce que M. Daguerre en faisant intervenir l'électricité dans les procédés de la photographie... (Vol. XII, No. 1, p.23 and No. 26, pp. 1228-1229) and several other comments on and additions to the invention of practical photography.
Paris, Académie des Sciences, 1841. Thick 4to (20.5 x 26.1 cm). Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences. Contemporary half vellum over marbled boards. Spine with red morocco labels with gilt title.
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The birth of practical photography
Design - L...
Design - Lamps - Original photographs
Design - Lamps - Original Photographs.
Ghent, Emile Schulze, circa 1910-1935. A set of nearly 140 original b/w and full colour photos, mounted, of lamp designs.
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A unique collection of early 20th-century European lamp designs
Are you fa...
Elsken, E. van der
Are you famous? La Grande Parade in het Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.
Amsterdam, Landshoff, 1985. Small 8vo (15.1 x 10.6 cm). 92 pp.; numerous black-and-white photos. Original laminated pictorial paperbound.
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A very rare copy: signed by the artist
[J. Brandt & Zoon]
Decorative leathers applied to modern furniture.
Amsterdam, J. Brandt & Zoon, ca. 1910-1916. Folio (37.0 x 30.0 cm). With 36 original photographs of furniture leather crafting such as, chairs, clocks and smoking stands, each with a handwritten caption, on 34 leaves. Original full leather, with gilt title and vignette on the front board. Marbled endpapers.
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A proof of craftmanship in a style transitional between Art Nouveau and Art Deco