PHOTOGRAPHY: ESSAYS & IMAGES. ILLUSTRATED READINGS IN THE HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY:
NY: The Museum of Modern Art, 1960. First edition. 4to., 327 pp., numerous b&w photos. Illustrated stiff wrappers. A near fine copy. Item #52497
A partial list of the contents as follows: "Photography Predicted" by Tiphaigne de la Roche, 1760; "An Account of a Method of Copying Paintings upon Glass, and of Making Profiles, by the Agency of Light upon Nitrate of Silver" by Thomas Wedgwood and Sir Humphry Davy, 1802; "The First News Accounts of the Daguerreotype" 1839; "The Stereoscope and the Stereograph" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1863; "Upon Photography in an Artistic View, and its Relation to the Arts" by Sir William J. Newton, 1853; and approx. 50 more articles up to 1971.