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Shadow and substance

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Product description

This volume features about fifty photo historians from fifteen countries offering substantial and previously unpublished essays in honour of Dr. Heinz K. Henisch, the founding editor of the international quarterly "History of Photography". The recognised authorities in the field, including Estelle Jussim, Ulrich Keller, Naomi Rosenblum, Mart Haworth-Booth, and others, are represented here and cover a wide range of topics from the earliest daguerreotypes to contemporary photography, with essays on nineteenth century practitioners, photojournalism, and twentieth-century aesthetics. This meaty collection of fifty-six essays in one no serious library, scholar, or student of photography should be without.

Paperback book in very good condition. Some signs of shelf wear, especially on the edges and corners of the book, with some markings and stains on the edges of the book. The inside of the book, however, has clean and crisp pages, and the spine is tight. Overall in very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Kathleen Collins (Editor)
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1990
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0910331014
ISBN-13:
9780910331012
Number of pages:
361
Publisher:
Amorphous Institute Press

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This volume features about fifty photo historians from fifteen countries offering substantial and previously unpublished essays in honour of Dr. Heinz K. Henisch, the founding editor of the international quarterly "History of Photography". The recognised authorities in the field, including Estelle Jussim, Ulrich Keller, Naomi Rosenblum, Mart Haworth-Booth, and others, are represented here and cover a wide range of topics from the earliest daguerreotypes to contemporary photography, with essays on nineteenth century practitioners, photojournalism, and twentieth-century aesthetics. This meaty collection of fifty-six essays in one no serious library, scholar, or student of photography should be without.

Paperback book in very good condition. Some signs of shelf wear, especially on the edges and corners of the book, with some markings and stains on the edges of the book. The inside of the book, however, has clean and crisp pages, and the spine is tight. Overall in very good condition.

Author(s):
Kathleen Collins (Editor)
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1990
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0910331014
ISBN-13:
9780910331012
Number of pages:
361
Publisher:
Amorphous Institute Press

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