Item #54367 THE CONQUEST OF LIGHT: 1842-1942. corporate authors AGFA ANSCO.

THE CONQUEST OF LIGHT: 1842-1942:

N.p. Agfa Ansco, 1942. First edition. 8vo., [14] pp., with 5 mounted original b&w and 1 color gelatin silver photographs, and includes a strip of an ozalid sound track. Cord-tied heavy blue paper wrappers embossed in blind and titled in gold ink. Housed in a paper envelope, which is titled in gold ink, with a penciled request to return this to .... at Agfa Ansco. Light offsetting to a few leaves; a fine copy. Item #54367

A brief history of "Light-Writing", or photography. The photographs depict chronological advances in photographic processes: Daguerreotype, Talbotype, Wet Plate, Dry Plate, Flexible Film, Color, and Audible.

WorldCat lists four copies: SUNY at Binghamton, UCLA, Smithsonian, and National Art Library Victoria & Albert Museum.

Price: $85.00 save 25% $63.75

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