Photography

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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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€1,800.00
Higher than Mont Blanc: rare set of aerial photos from the Alps
Lagrave-Ch...
[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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€950.00
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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€2,400.00
The very rare early photos from Alois Auer's Faust
Photograph...
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 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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€8,500.00
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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€3,800.00
Important original geological photograph by one of the foremost French photographers of the 19th-century
Collection...
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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€1,800.00
Three very rare original photos of native Americans, commissioned by Prince Bonaparte
[Original...
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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€1,200.00
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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€950.00
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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€500.00
The birth of practical photography
<em>Pithec...
Dubois, E.
Pithecanthropus erectus . Eine menschenaehnliche Uebergangsform aus Java. Mit Zwei tafeln und Drei in den Text gedruckten Figuren. [AND] On Pithecanthropus erectus : a transitional form between Man and the apes.
Batavia, Landesdruckerei, 1894. Large 4to (32.2 x 25.9 cm). Title page, [ii], 31 pp., two plates (one with photos of a skull, the other a tinted lithograph of bones), three text illustrations. Blind quarter cloth over original printed boards.
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€6,200.00
True first edition of the discovery of the Ape-Man from Java
Decorative...
[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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€2,650.00
A proof of craftmanship in a style transitional between Art Nouveau and Art Deco
Bericht üb...
Jäger, G. [E.]
Bericht über ein fast vollständiges Skelet von Palapteryx ingens . Über dessen Restauration und die davon angefertigsten Gypsabgrüsse; mit einigen Bemerkungen über die Aufstellung der Vogelsskelete Überhaupt.
Wien, Wilhelm Braumüller, 1863. Folio (32.5 x 24.7 cm). Title page, 12 pp., two large, mounted albumen photos (26.3 x 19.3 cm), tissue-guarded. Original printed wrappers; protective translucent sleeve.
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€1,500.00
First fine illustrations of the extinct Giant Moa of New Zealand