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Joseph Crukshank, Philadelphia: / 1794., 1792 pp. viii, 288; 60 + 12 (of 13?) folding engraved plates. Age stain. Original leather binding, lacking front board. **Early manuscript ownerships: 'This Book was purchased of Mr. William Irwin April 8th 1806 by Mr. John McAlister of Cumberland County State of Pennsylvania and presented by him to his son Hugh McAlister esquire of… Read more
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Printed by Salomon Myer, York (PA) for Mathew Carey, Philadelphia: ., 1798 191 p. Browned. Margins torn without loss on two leaves. Slight loss of a few numbers on pages 99/100. 16mo. 165 mm. Original full leather binding, worn. Front board detached. Title continues: 'Exhibiting at One View, the Amount of Value of any Number or Quantity of Goods or… Read more
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Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co., Pittsburg: -1912. Approximately 65 Circulars in two original post bindings., 1907 Approximately 65 Circulars in two original cloth covered post bindings. Large 8vo. 265 mm. x 180 mm. Soiling on the first leaf of the first circular, but otherwise quite clean. Very Good. XLib. With the ownership stamp of the Engineering Society of York County,… Read more
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Printed by William Fry for Thomas Dobson and Son, Philadelphia: ., 1817 pp. vi, (2), (1)-515. Foxed. Early manuscript ownership of J.A. Stillinger on title page. Early manuscript inscription 'Purchased of N. Brown student at Dr. Baker's office' on first fly leaf. Mildly XLib. Bookplate of Mt. St. Mary's Library on front paste down [Withdrawn]. 8vo. 220 mm. Original full… Read more
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(Printed by Stiles for) David Hogan, Philadelphia: ., 1810 180 p. + Frontis. Dampstain. Foxed. Browned. Lacks fly leaves. 24mo. 140 mm. Disbound. Poor. Title continues: 'With Questions For Exercise, And A Glossary Of Terms In Common Use. Intended as an Elementary Book for Schools and a Companion for private Students, particularly those who wish to attend popular Lectures. SCARCE.… Read more
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A PLAIN ELEMENTARY AND PRACTICAL SYSTEM OF NATURAL EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY; INCLUDING ASTRONOMY AND CHRONOLOGY.

by Ewing, John (1732-1802).

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1809
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1st Edition
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Printed by Fry and Kammerer for Hopkins and Earle, Philadelphia: ., 1809 pp. xxv, 538 + Frontis & 22 folding copperplate engravings. Two XLib stamps of Washington and Jefferson College library on title page and elsewhere. Foxed. Full leather, boards detached. Hardbound. Text Very Good. Early pencil manuscript inscription 'R. H. Lee, Esq. presented to Dickinson College Carlisle by R.… Read more
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Printed by Stephen Wilson for S. Wilson and T.C. Slack, Milton, PA: ., 1837 476 p. + Engraved celestial Frontis. Text drawings. Signature 27 repeated. Minor foxing. Marbled endpapers. 1837 manuscript ownership. 12mo. 180 mm. Original custom binding of full straight grained dark blue morocco . Boards ruled in gold gilt. Spine decorated and lettered in gold gilt. Binding very… Read more
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(Stereotyped by E. B. Mears and Printed by T.K. & P.G. Collins for) A. Hart, Philadelphia: ., 1853 pp. (5), (vii)-xvii, 19-204. Illustrated with tables. Foxed. Light damp stain. Early manuscript presentations, ownerships, notes, etc: Presented by G. Ruapp Esq. to A.C. Laning May 24, 1853; Presented by A.C. Laning to W.A. Mawrey Aug. 1, 1875; Presented by Mawrey to… Read more
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(Printed by Mifflin & Parry for) Grigg & Elliot, Philadelphia: ., 1832 pp. (8), (ix)-xii, (13)-622, (2) [Publisher's catalogue]. Illustrated with small text drawings. Includes appendix and index. Foxed. Lacks front fly leaves. Title page and first few signatures chipped and damp stained at fore edges. Pages 231 & 232 torn without loss. Bookplate of Dr. Andrew S. Brumbaugh, Huntingdon,… Read more
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Stereotyped by J. Howe for Kimber & Sharpless, Philadelphia: ., 1839 pp. (4) [Publisher's catalogue], (2), (iv)-(xii), 288. Illustrated with text figures. XLib stamp of the Lebanon Historical Society on fly leaf. Lacks first fly leaf. Foxed. A few signatures loose. Large ink stain on pages 169-172. Early manuscript inscription 'This is the property of Benjamin F. Harpel September 1st,… Read more
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Lindsay & Blakiston, Philadelphia: ., 1847 300 p. Mildly foxed. Manuscript ownership of Agnes W. & Charles R. Naolay or Naoley Lambertville Meeting 1927 on title page. Manuscript ownership of Hedges, New Hope Pa. on first fly leaf. 12mo. 195 mm. Original full cloth binding embossed in blind. Boards mildly stained. Corners bumped. Spine repaired with slight loss at joint.… Read more
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(Stereotyped by L. Johnson and Co. for) Henry Carey Baird, Philadelphia: 1852., 1852 117 p. + 27 pages of advertisements for Baird Scientific and Practical publications. 16mo. Black publisher's cloth. Spine taped. XLib. This was a book that every hopeful adventurer took with him to California's GOLD RUSH. SCARCE. PA28. Hardcover. Good.
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AMATEURS, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND THE MID-VICTORIAN IMAGINATION.

by Seiberling, Grace; Bloore, Carolyn.

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1986
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The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London: ()., 1986 pp. x, 195 + numerous photographs. 4to. Original full purple cloth binding. Compiled in association with the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House. Includes a Biographical Appendix. Very good. W100. Hardcover.
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Harry N. Abrams, New York: ()., 1977 176 p. Numerous illustrations. 4to. Original full black cloth binding. Very good. W100 RtRearx2. Hardcover.
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THE ART AND PRACTICE OF SILVER PRINTING. Second Edition.

by Robinson, H.P.; Abney, Capt.

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Published
1886
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Scovill Manufacturing Company, New York: Ca. ., 1886 pp. 116, xxxviii [advertisements on photography, many illustrated camera advertisement]. Text drawings. XLib bookplate and stamp of U.S. Naval Observatory. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. 225 mm. Original half leather over marbled boards, worn. Spine very worn with loss. Boards very fragile. Second edition. Very good. This original edition is very scarce.… Read more
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The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore & London: ()., 1987 pp. xviii, 371. Illustrated. Softbound. Johns Hopkins paperback. Small 4to. Original wraps. Near fine. W100. Soft cover.
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ROLLEI MANUAL. The Complete Book of Twin-Lens Photography.

by Pearlman, Alex.

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Published
1955
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The Fountain Press, London, ENGLAND: ()., 1955 pp. xii, 382, (6) [Advertisements] + Color Frontis. Illustrated with photographs, some in color. Inked birthday inscription on first fly leaf. 8vo. 220 mm. Original full cloth binding, lightly soiled. Reprint of the second edition. Hardbound. Very good. Details every camera from the earliest models to the latest, every accessory, attachment, modification and… Read more
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(Printed at The De Montfort Press for) The Autotype Company, London, ENGLAND: ., 1893 pp. xii, 99, 13 [Price List of Tissue and Materials Used in the Production of Permanent Photographs], 19 [Abridgement of the Autotype Company's Fine Art Catalogue], (1) [Press Notices] + Autotype Frontis. Frontis worn with loss at bottom corner margin. Lacks second illustration. Title page soiled.… Read more
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PHOTOGRAPHING NUDES.

by Hamilton, Charles F.

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Published
1980
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Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ: ()., 1980 184 p. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Small 4to. Original full black cloth binding. Original dust jacket, extremities rubbed and chipped. Hardbound. Very good. Modern digital photographers could benefit by reading various older books on photographic composition, technique, etc. W100. Hardcover.
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(Printed by P. Canfield for) B. B. Barber, Hartford, CT: ., 1832 343 p. Illustrated with nearly two hundred wood cuts. Age stain. 12mo. 185 mm. Original full leather binding, worn. Front board detached. Second edition. S&S/AI 11936. Hardbound. PA 64. Hardcover.
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