[Lake Charles, LA: The Daguerreian Society, 1990]. First edition. 4to., 202 pp., numerous b&w captioned photos. Printed stiff wrappers. Tips bumped, light wear. Very good. Item #54055
The contents list twenty-eight essays or reports including the following: The First Portable Camera (by Julius F. Sachse); An Arresting Case of Monomania in San Francisco (from contemporary newspaper accounts); A Tip of the Hat: A Survey of Headgear Found in American Daguerreotypes (John F. Graf); Daguerreian Jewelry: Popular In Its Day (Larry West and Patricia Abbott). Limited edition of 1,000. This is the first annual produced by the society.