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Portfolio of Photographs John L. Stoddard 1st Edition 1894 Werner Company Chicago many fine full page period photographs

£95.00

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"Portfolio of photographs of famous scenes, cities and paintings prepared under the supervision of the distinguished lecturer and traveller John L. Stoddard containing a rare and elaborate collection of photographic views of the entire world of nature and art." Published in 1894 by The Werner Company of Chicago. Hard back book, brown cloth covers with gilt titling to front. No page numbers. Contains a wonderful collection of photos and illustrations of destinations around the world followed by detailed descriptions. The quality of the prints are exceptional commensurate with age. The hardback boards are in a fair state due to the book's age. There are what looks like streaks on the front board, possibly attributable to pencil marks. The back board is faded considerably. The spine is delicate and needs to be handled with care. Evidence of considerable shelf wear. On the title page it looks as though a page has been ripped out of the book at some stage. The pages themselves are in good condition if slightly tanned.There is spotting on the front page and rear page. A fascinating insight into travel photography from a different era. It is interesting to see how things have changed when compared to present day. An impressive volume with stunning period photographs.

Item details

Author(s):
John L. Stoddard
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
The Werner Company of Chicaga
Title:
"Portfolio of photographs of famous scenes, cities and paintings prepared under the supervision of the distinguished lecturer and traveller John L. Stoddard

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"Portfolio of photographs of famous scenes, cities and paintings prepared under the supervision of the distinguished lecturer and traveller John L. Stoddard containing a rare and elaborate collection of photographic views of the entire world of nature and art." Published in 1894 by The Werner Company of Chicago. Hard back book, brown cloth covers with gilt titling to front. No page numbers. Contains a wonderful collection of photos and illustrations of destinations around the world followed by detailed descriptions. The quality of the prints are exceptional commensurate with age. The hardback boards are in a fair state due to the book's age. There are what looks like streaks on the front board, possibly attributable to pencil marks. The back board is faded considerably. The spine is delicate and needs to be handled with care. Evidence of considerable shelf wear. On the title page it looks as though a page has been ripped out of the book at some stage. The pages themselves are in good condition if slightly tanned.There is spotting on the front page and rear page. A fascinating insight into travel photography from a different era. It is interesting to see how things have changed when compared to present day. An impressive volume with stunning period photographs.

Author(s):
John L. Stoddard
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
The Werner Company of Chicaga
Title:
"Portfolio of photographs of famous scenes, cities and paintings prepared under the supervision of the distinguished lecturer and traveller John L. Stoddard

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