Brought to Light: Photography and the Invisible, 1840-1900, 2008, Fine w/DJ

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Brought to Light: Photography and the Invisible, 1840-1900
ISBN:
0300142102
Author:
Corey Keller (Editor), Jennifer Tucker, Tom Gunning, and Maren Groning
Publisher:
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Yale University Press
Release Date:
2008
Seller Category:
PHOTOGRAPHY
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Condition:
Used: Excellent
Sku: 02259
Notes: A Fine book in a Fine dust jacket, 4to, 12" x 9 3/4." Beige cloth-covered boards in black paper dust jacket. Illustrations on front and back panels. White and blue lettering on dust jacket spine. Covers pristine and intact, binding tight, sharp tips. Dust jacket has light rubbing and minuscule wear to extremities, else clean and intact. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed mylar sleeve. Pages pristine and intact. Replete with black-and-white printed photographs. 215 pp., including illustrations and Selected Bibliography. Published on the occasion of an exhibition of the same name that showed at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA) from October 11, 2008-January 4, 2009 and Albertina, Vienna from March 20-June 6, 2009. A beautiful and intriguing catalog featuring nearly 200 printed photographs from 1840-1900 principally depicting scientific subjects not readily visible to the naked eye. Excerpt from front flap: "[A] fascinating assortment of pictures demonstrates early experiments with microscopes, telescopes, motion studies, electricity and magnetism, X-rays, and spirit photography." Edited by Corey Keller. Essays by Jennifer Tucker, Tom Gunning, and Maren Groning. Published by SFMoMA in association with Yale University Press. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.

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