Cambridge, Mass. and London: The MIT Press, 1979. Edgerton, Harold E. First edition, Deluxe. Oblong 4to., (xii), 177 pp., color and b&w photos. A fine copy in the photographically illustrated dust jacket that has two short spots of rubbing at the fold of the inner flaps. Housed in a special clear plexiglass slipcase, with over-matted chromogenic print, 6 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches, laid-in. The over-mat shows fading at the left edge; print in fine condition. Item #50431
Harold Edgerton was the Inventor of the modern electronic stroboscopic flash. His stop action photographs on a variety of scientific disciplines, display an accomplished visual aesthetic and a wonderful sense of humor. Produced as a deluxe edition of an unspecified limitation, the book is SIGNED by both Harold E. Edgerton and James R. Killian, Jr. The original color photograph, Milk Drop Coronett (1957), printed 1979 is SIGNED by Edgerton.