Item #54368 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 five mounted original b&w gelatin silver photographs and one 4 x 6 inch color transparency, and includes a strip of an ozalid sound track. Cord-tied heavy blue paper wrappers embossed in blind and titled in gold ink. Offsetting and staining from the mounting glue. A very good copy. Item #54368

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: $50.00 save 25% $37.50

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