THE HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY. From 1839 to the Present Day (1964). Revvised and Enlarged Edition.

Garden City: Doubleday, 1964. First thus. Hardcover. 4to. 116 pages with 210 illustrations. This copy inscribed by Newhall "For Libby / with all best / Braumont Newhall." Bookplate of Libby Atkins she dates 8/69 to front endpaper. Atkins was a former student of Beaumont Newhall and friend of Nancy Newhall. Beaumont Newhall was an American curator, art historian, writer, photographer, and the second director of the George Eastman Museum. His book The History of Photography remains one of the most significant accounts in the field and has become a classic photographic history textbook. 215pp. A very good plus copy bound in blue cloth in a good only dust jacket that has tape repairs to verso that show through. Item #15204

Price: $150.00

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