London: Dawbarn & Ward, Ltd., 1895 - 1962. First editions. Small and large 4tos., varying paginations, fully illustrated from photographs, many with tipped-in photogravure plates, articles, adverts. 66 volumes, complete, 1895 - 1960, with an additional volume from 1962. Offered by the publisher in cloth or wrappers, 57 are bound in original cloth, 6 were issued in a special binding of quarter leather and cloth and inscribed by Frank J. Mortimer, and 3 are in original printed wrappers. Many of the volumes are ex-Franklin Library, with numbers at the bottom of the spine, with various stamps or cancels on the title page. Many volumes show soiling to the cloth. A good or better run, with the first 15 years in very good condition. Item #51934
An annual review of the world's best pictorial photographic work, compiled by the editors and staff of "The Photogram," assisted by A.C.R. Carter. Illustrated with high quality reproductions and tipped-in plates. Includes a calendar of British photographic societies meetings. The editors and publishers changed over the years, along with the size. This was the longest running, and most prestigious "picture" annual. The contributors included: J. Craig Annan, Alice Boughton, Fred. Boissonnas, Will Cadby, Alvin Langdon Coburn, F. Holland Day, Robert Demachy, F. Drtikol, R. Durkoop, Frederick Evans, Hugo Henneberg, E. O. Hoppe, A. Horsley Hinton, Alexander Keighley, William Mortensen, C. Puyo, H.P. Robinson, D. J. Ruzicka, Eduard Steichen, Alfred Stieglitz, Frank M. Sutcliffe, J. Vanderpant, Catherine Ward Weed, Edward Weston, Clarence White, and Zaida Ben Yusuf.
This annual began in 1895 and ceased in 1960 according to Koelzer, Photographic and Cinematographic Periodicals, no. 17420. Our run includes a volume from 1962.
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