Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina: Ediciones en Foco, . First edition. 8vo., 129 pp., 25 color plates, errata sheet laid-in. Color illustrated stiff wrappers with printed inner flaps. Fine, as new. Item #52983
In this new bibliography, Roberto A. Ferrari has greatly expanded upon his Bibliografia de Publicaciones Argentinas con Fotografías Montadas [1864 - 1900], Olivos, 1993. This is a comprehensive accounting, with full bibliographic entries for all known [113 ] published Argentinian periodicals, pamphlets and books, which contain original photographic illustrations. Additionally, 73 like items from Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guyana, Mexico, Perú, Uruguay, and Venezuela are afforded the same bibliographic treatment. An extensive bibliography of reference publications is included. Limited to 200 copies.
Roberto A. Ferrari was born in Buenos Aires in 1949. His interests in technology, the history of science and photography are wide ranging. He founded the Asociacíon Biblioteca José Babini, and is also a founder of the Sociedad Iberoamericana de Historia de la Fotografía. He has contributed papers to several photographic congresses, and articles in the Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography, John Hannavy, editor, 2008.
Among his other publications are Redescubrimiento de la copia Americana del contrato Niépce - Daguerre (co-authored with Diego Medan) Buenos Aires: Facultad de Agronomía, 2010.