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How to Take and Fake Photographs

by Clive Holland  

Fifth Edition, New and Revised. London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., 1901.

Softback is overall in VERY GOOD- condition.

  • Volume displays gentle aging and wear and has one detached illustration page.
  • Blue covers feature black text and line illustration and display overall rubbing and edgewear. 
  • Edges and corners are frayed, with cloth peeling off head corner on front. (See photos)
  • Spine shows light sunning and notable creasing, with fraying to ends. (See photos)
  • Binding is fragile. Gutter occasionally shows some gaps and one illustration page is loose inside. (See photos)
  • Illustrations are well-preserved. Some damp staining is visible in margins on illustration facing page 106. (See photos) 
  • Interior shows gentle age-toning throughout. 
  • One page inside shows some dog-earing to corner and a pencil mark in margin. (See photos)
  • Textblock edges display commensurate toning and some scuffing.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20190815

125 pages. 4.75 x 7.25 inches.

"Dating from the time when Kodak introduced the first 120 film format, this is a guide to taking photographs of any landscapes, people, animals, and making them look great... It provides the reader with a comprehensive guide through all the steps of photography." It covers cameras and the photographic process up through the turn of the 20th century.

Topics covered include: the dark room; cameras, plates and films; selecting subjects; exposure; development and treatment of negatives; printing processes; squeegeeing, trimming, mounting and framing; for competition and exhibition; decorative uses, and more.

Fourteen illustrations. Includes a fully illustrated frontis with two B&W photographs. Includes pages of ads for other guidebooks.

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