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Images worth a thousand words, and nature telling its own story 29 items found

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[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

Auer, A.,

Die Entdeckung des Naturselbstdruckes oder die Erfindung ganzen Herbarien, Stoffen, Spitzen, Stickereien und überhaupt allen Originalien und Copien... als auch mit...

Wien, K.K. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, 1854. 4to (33.0 x 25.8 cm). 75 pp. of text in double column in four languages; German, English, Italian and French. With 15 (of 19) nature printed plates and four lithographed facsimile letters at the end. Later blind...

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Rare first edition of Auer's most famous publication

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

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...

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Exceptional large photo-panorama of Mount Etna in the 1860's by the famous photographer Paul Berthier

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

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...

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Rare, limited "deluxe" edition with additional plates

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...

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

Dubois, E.

Pithecanthropus erectus . Eine menschenaehnliche Uebergangsform aus Java. Mit Zwei tafeln und Drei in den Text gedruckten Figuren. [AND] An original photo of...

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), two text engravings. Blind quarter cloth over original printed boards.

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True first edition of the discovery of the "Ape-Man" from Java - dedication copy with original photo

Ettingshausen, C. Von and A. Pokorny

Physiotypia Plantarum Austriacarum. Der Naturselbstdruck in seiner Anwendung auf die Gefässpflanzen des Österreichischen Kaiserstaates, mit besonderer...

Wien, Kaiserlich-Königlichen Hof- und Staatsdruckerei [1855-1856]. Two folio nature-printed plates (58 x 40 cm, circa 45 x 30 cm for printed area). Unbound and uncut with full margins.

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Proofs with very intense impressions of nature-printed plates

Flinzer, F. [A.]

[Nature printing] Pflanzenblätter im Dienste der bildenden Künste und des Kunstgewerbes. 20 Tafeln in lithographischem Naturselbstdruck. Mit erläuterndem Text.

Leipzig, E. Haberland, 1899. Folio (48.0 x 32.0 cm). Title page, [i], vii pp; 19 (of 20) nature-printed plates in green or reddish brown. Original half-linen portfolio with printed front board and floral-patterned endpapers.

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A little-known nature-printing work, missed by Fischer

[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...

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A proof of craftmanship in a style transitional between Art Nouveau and Art Deco