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1897 Antique Photography Book on Carbon Printing By EJ Wall

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1897 Antique Photography Book on Carbon Printing By EJ Wall

This great little pocket book is a 1897 Antique Photography Book on Carbon Printing By EJ Wall: The Amateur Photographer's Library No.8. Third Edition, published By Hazel, Watson & Viney Limited.

This is an original book and not a reprint.

This classic small book is a real snapshot in the history of photography. It contains information on preparing carbon tissue, sensitising, drying and printing. Most of the chemistry used is 'of its time,' no longer practicable i.e. not compatible with modern Health and Safety standards! A great book of historical significance for the book collector or photographic history aficionado.

Summary
* Used Hardcover: 89 pages, 23 Chapters
* Author: EJ Wall
* Publisher: The Amateur Photographer's Library No.8, Printed by Hazel, Watson & Viney Ltd, London.
* Book Condition: Good
* Published in 1897 Third Edition
* Discoloured and Scuffed Red cloth hardcover with black design and lettering.
* Spine ends and corners have light wear and bumps
* Interior has browned with age
* Light foxing throughout
* Previous owner's name on front free endpaper
* Approximate size: Crown Octavo (8vo) Height: 18cm x Width 12.1cm x Depth 0.9cm

A carbon print is a photographic print with an image consisting of pigment suspended in gelatin, as opposed to silver/other metallic particles or chromogenic dyes as in typical black-and-white prints or colour prints.

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