PHOTOGRAPHY AS A FINE ART by Charles H. Caffin - 1901 [1st Ed]


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The FIRST EDITION of an early 20th century volume with lightly age-toned interior and mild foxing, accompanied by photographic reproductions, securely bound in gilt decorated green cloth that shows mild shelfwear. Used. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: Please see detailed condition and more photos in description.

Photography as a Fine Art

by Charles H. Caffin

FIRST EDITION. Chapters focus on Alfred Stieglitz and his work, Gertrude Kasebier and the artistic-commercial photography, landscape as a subject, individual expression and more, all accompanied by high-quality b/w photographic reproductions. 191 pages. 8" by 10.25". 

First Edition published by Double, Page & Co. New York, NY. 1901. 

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD condition.

  • Green cloth covers feature bold gilt lettering. 
  • Boards show light scuffs to areas and a small indentation along the fore edge of the rear board, though are clean overall.
  • Front hinge exhibits light play. 
  • Bottom string broken at title page. Please see photos. 
  • Corners are sharp. 
  • Spine has gilt lettering with softened ends and light scuffing to shoulder. 
  • Binding is secure though there are light cracks along the gutter to the following: 88/89, 96/97, 136/137, 144/145. 
  • Endpapers are lightly age-toned with mild foxing. 
  • Frontispiece is mildly foxed though clean overall. 
  • Illustrations are lightly toned along the inner margins. 
  • Interior lightly age-toned with mild scattered foxing. 
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Textblock is lightly cocked with foxing to fore edge and bottom edge and dust to the bottom edge. 
  • Text block features gilt to top edge. 
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Binding: Hardcover
Original/Facsimile: Original
Special Attributes: 1st Edition
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Subject: Art & Photography
Topic: Art History & Criticism
Publisher: Doubleday Page & Company
Year Printed: 1901
Place of Publication: New York NY
Author: Charles H. Caffin
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