Catalogues

E-LIST 56

E-LIST 56

E-LIST # 56:TRADE CATALOGUES & COMPANY PUBLICATIONS

E-LIST 56 I am pleased to offer for sale a large group of photographic trade catalogues and company publications.  These ephemeral pamphlets are quite scarce, usually discarded when an updated one was issued.  These span the 1880s to the 1950s and were issued by manufacturers and distributors of cameras, lenses, films, papers, and other photographic supplies; most include prices.  Among the companies represented are: AGFA, ANSCO, BAIRD & TATLOCK, BAUSCH & LOMB, BLAIR CAMERA CO., GOERZ OPTICAL, DEFENDER, E. & H.T. ANTHONY, EASTMAN KODAK, GEORGE MURPHY, GEVAERT, GRAFLEX, HALOID CO., HENRI BELLIENI, HESS-IVES, ILFORD, JAMES QUEEN, JOHN ROYLE & SONS, LUMIERE, PAUL LEINERT, ROCHESTER CAMERA CO., SCOVILL MANUFACTURING, TRIPAK LABORATORIES, and VOIGTLANDER.

E-list 55: Recent Acquisitions

E-list 55: Recent Acquisitions

This sampling is but a fraction of my inventory; for a larger selection, please visit my website http://www.cahanbooks.com.  New additions are uploaded regularly.

E-LIST 54: NEVER OVERLOOK THE TECHNICALITIES, PART 3 - STILL HOME ALONE

E-LIST 54: NEVER OVERLOOK THE TECHNICALITIES, PART 3 - STILL HOME ALONE

E-LIST54  I am pleased to offer for sale a selection of newly catalogued items from our large inventory of the technical history of photography.  These include Blanquart-Evrard's INTERVENTION DE L'ART DANS LA PHOTOGRAPHIE, several annual reports, including the first from the International Congress of Photography, Estabrooke's THE FERROTYPE AND HOW TO MAKE IT in a variant binding, Otte's LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY [1858] the first manual on the subject, three works by Henry Peach Robinson, and two editions of Rodger's TWENTY-THREE YEARS UNDER A SKY-LIGHT.

This sampling is but a fraction of my inventory; for a larger selection, please visit my website http://www.cahanbooks.com.  New additions are uploaded regularly.

E-LIST 53: HOME ALONE - NEVER OVERLOOK THE TECHNICALITIES, PART 2

E-LIST 53: HOME ALONE - NEVER OVERLOOK THE TECHNICALITIES, PART 2

E-LIST53 I am pleased to offer for sale a selection of recent acquisitions, which includes Sir David Brewster's  THE STEREOSCOPE: ITS HISTORY, THEORY, AND CONSTRUCTION, a few exhibition catalogues from the  French EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE INTERNATIONALE 1878 & 1900, Laussedat's RECHERCHES SUR LES INSTRUMENTS, LES MÉTHODES LES DESSIN TOPOGRAPHIQUES, complete in three parts, and a large group of works by Léon Vidal, many inscribed to his mother.

This sampling is but a fraction of my inventory; for a larger selection, please visit my website http://www.cahanbooks.com.  New additions are uploaded regularly.

E-List 52 NEVER OVERLOOK THE TECHNICALITIES

E-List 52 NEVER OVERLOOK THE TECHNICALITIES

E-LIST52 I am pleased to offer for sale a selection of newly catalogued items from our large inventory of the technical history of photography.  These include an early printing of  Daguerre’s process, Becquerel’s exhaustive work on the physics of light and its application in color photography, Disdéri’s rare RENSEIGNEMENTS PHOTOGRAPHIQUES INDISPENSABLES A TOUS, Poitevin’s TRAITÉ DE L’IMPRESSION PHOTOGRAPHIQUE SANS SELS D’ARGENT CONTENANT in first and second editions, manuals on various color processes, travel photography, dry plate, industrial, artificial light, etc.  This is the first in a series of forthcoming lists on the technical history.

 

This sampling is but a fraction of my inventory; for a larger selection, please visit my website http://www.cahanbooks.com.  New additions are uploaded regularly.

E-List 51 Recent Acquisitions

E-List 51 Recent Acquisitions

E-LIST51 I am pleased to offer for sale a selection of recent acquisitions, which includes Bellmer's LA POUPÉE; several titles by Robert Hunt; an early American exhibition catalogue of Autochromes; a scarce Robert Frank film promotion book; Hill's A TREATISE ON HELIOCHROMY;  Lewis Hine's SKYSCRAPER; a unique album from the KOKOON CLUB; three Daytona Beach Orotones by LeSesne; Melloni's  RAPPORT SUR LE DAGUERRÉOTYPE, which includes Donne's process for etching daguerreotype plates; a rare Pictorialist catalogue from Strassburg; two unique maquettes by Jean-Pierre Sudre; Wada's TOKAIDO GOJUSAN TSUGI with 56 albumen prints; several important histories, and numerous nineteenth century process manuals.

This sampling is but a fraction of my inventory; for a larger selection, please visit my website http://www.cahanbooks.com.  New additions are uploaded regularly.

E-List 50

E-List 50

E-LIST50 I am pleased to offer for sale a selection of recent acquisitions, which includes a vintage photograph by Mario Giacomelli; a portrait of James Baldwin by Anthony Barboza;  a portfolio of large offset prints, signed by Michael Becotte; important early manuals by Claude Felix Abel Niépce de Saint-Victor, Désiré Van Monckhoven, and Frederick T. Hardwich.  There is an early broadside of  E.S. Hayden, an itinerant daguerreotypist, and a  selection of signed works by Les Krims, Eikoh Hosoe and Joel-Peter Witkin.

 

This sampling is but a fraction of my inventory; for a larger selection, please visit my website http://www.cahanbooks.com.  New additions are uploaded regularly.

Elist 49

Elist 49

E-LIST49 I am pleased to offer for sale a selection of recent acquisitions, which includes the first work of photographic humor, Cuthbert Bede's  PHOTOGRAPHIC PLEASURES in the first three editions; a complete set of the Corcoran Gallery exhibition catalogues THE NATION'S CAPITAL IN PHOTOGRAPHS, 1976; one of the earliest descriptions of Daguerre's process; early manuals for the application of photography for military surveys; the variety of applications for stereo photography; pre-1860 formularies; the bromoil and collodion processes; and, the true first edition of Proctor's THE MOON with an extra albumen photograph by Rutherford.

This sampling is but a fraction of my inventory; for a larger selection, please visit my website http://www.cahanbooks.com.  New additions are uploaded regularly.