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Image for THE INVISIBLE WORLD : Sights Too Fast, Too Slow, Too Far, Too Small for the Naked Eye to See

THE INVISIBLE WORLD : Sights Too Fast, Too Slow, Too Far, Too Small for the Naked Eye to See

By: N/A

Price: $18.80

Publisher: London, Martin Secker & Warburg: 1983

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 009707


160pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, Spine firm, reading crease there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed. "we are unaware of radiations beyond the spectrum of visible light, Yet today, through unusual photographic techniques and by means of precise modern cameras attached to microscopes, telescopes, strobe lights, radiation detectors and computers, our conception of the world is undergoing a radical ... View more info

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A SALUTE TO WESTERN AUSTRALIA

By: N/A

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Perth, W.A., Australia, Western Australian Newspapers Ltd. (in Association with The Weldon-Hardie Group): 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010236


280pp., small section of sepia historic photographic illustrations, plus stunning colour photographic illustrations throughout, including fold-outs. Book clean, square. Faux-leather spine firm. Gilt title to front panel of undamaged blue boards. Leaves clean. Illustrated, French-fold dustjacket mildly sunned on spine and a thin, short strip of upper front panel, minimally scuffed. "In this book a group of the world's leading photographers have together captured the s... View more info

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THE ART OF PORTRAITS AND THE NUDE

By: N/A

Price: $15.04

Publisher: Time-Life Books, in Association with Kodak: 1984

Seller ID: 011569


104pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Plain yellow boards very good. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly sunned on spine (title clearly legible) and a small strip at head, minor edge-creasing. A stand-alone title in the Kodak Encyclopaedia of Creative Photography. From the jacket flap: "In this volume you will learn how to choose background, poses, accessories and dress to su... View more info

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PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORIES OF DEVON & CORNWALL

By: (The Francis Frith Collection)

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Wiltshire, England, The Francis Frith Collection (Selectabook): 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008275


111pp.., plus Index. Sepia-toned photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Photographically-illustrated (Clovelly, Main Street, 1894) card wrapper negligibly scuffed. A stand-alone volume in the 'Photographic Memories Series'. "The images in this series have been selected only from the Frith archive, which is world renowned for the quality and clarity of its photographs . . . in this book, as we make circular tours of these ... View more info

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THE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY MANUAL : An Introduction to the Equipment and Creative Techniques of Digital Photography

By: Andrews, Philip

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Seven Oaks: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007222


192pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper nominally edgeworn and scuffed. " . . . explains the techniques of digital photography step-by-step - without swamping you in complicated jargon. All aspects of the medium are covered: setting up equipment, shooting great images, processing and manipulating them and printing the end result . . . " Includes Index. Book weight ap... View more info

PERFECT NEGATIVES

By: B.T.J.Glover and G.L.Wakefield

Price: $12.22

Publisher: London, Fountain Press: 1947

Edition: 7th Edition, 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 002644


110pp., paginated, 8 page b/w halftone plate section, plus intext line-drawings and graphs throughout. Book clean, square. Slightly shaken. Spots and mild dampstain on cloth. Leaves tanned, particularly endpapers and title-page, otherwise clean. No dustjacket. First published on 1923, this book has been completely rewritten. Intended primarily for beginners, however experienced photographers may derive some benefit . . . Contents, in 10 chapters, include: Prelims., Intro... View more info

HOW TO MAKE HOLIDAY FILMS

By: Baddeley, H.

Price: $12.30

Publisher: London, Focal Press: 1952

Edition: 1st. U.K.

Seller ID: 001964


120pp. Intext, b/white illustrations. Spine firm. Small, original seller's stamp on ffep, minor stain on foredge of round-cornered text-block. Art-illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and finger-marked on yellowing varnish. Contents include: First essentials, To script or not to script, Preparing for a holiday film, Camera technique, At the seaside, Touring holiday, Climbing-hiking and cycling, Holidays afloat, Documentaries, Completing at home. Book weight approx. 1... View more info

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THE WORLD OF ISLAM

By: Belt, Don (Edited by)

Price: $18.75

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., National Geographic Society: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008356


285pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn and scuffed, with a small, faint stain to inside rear cover. "Islam's long, rich tradition and often far-flung and exotic locales have been explored in the pages of National Geographic magazine from the very first article on an Islamic subject in 1904 to the most recent in 2001. This extraordinary collection of t... View more info

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VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN LONDON from Old Photographs

By: Betjeman, John (Introduction and Commentaries by)

Price: $18.80

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010316


Unpaginated (approx. 160 pages). B/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain brown boards undamaged. Previous owner's name to ffep., foxing to endpapers, mild tanning to textblock edges, else leaves clean. Number stamp to lower rear pastedown. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edge-rubbed, a couple of tiny nicks, foxing to reverse. " . . . illustrated entirely with contemporary photographs. T... View more info

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PROJECTIONS 8: Film-Makers on Film-Making

By: Boorman, John and Donohue, Walter

Price: $15.98

Publisher: London, U.K., Faber & Faber: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006889


x, + 406pp., b/white halftone illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Small, faint spot to foredge, otherwise leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated (Tony Leung and Leslie Cheung from War Kar-wai's 'Happy Together) card wrapper minimally edgeworn, scuffed and corner-creased. " . . . this issue of 'Projections' looks at the position of film criticism today . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Criticism: The Historical Context, The Critics, Critical... View more info

BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO THE MINIATURE CAMERA

By: Bowler, Stanley

Price: $15.04

Publisher: London, Newnes: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000556


143pp., mostly b/w half-tones and line drawings throughout, but also includes 8 colour plates. Book is square and tight. Leaves clean except for 3 tiny spots on ffep and pastedown. Loose-plastic protected, colour illustrated dustjacket has remnants of old sticker on front flap, else minor edgewear and abrading. By an experienced writer on the subject, contents include: Choice of camera, Choice of subjects, Choice of film, Exposure and exposure meters, Film development, P... View more info

Image for THE ENGLAND OF HENRY TAUNT: Victorian Photographer. His Thames, His Oxford, His Home Counties and Travels, His Portraits, Times and Ephemera

THE ENGLAND OF HENRY TAUNT: Victorian Photographer. His Thames, His Oxford, His Home Counties and Travels, His Portraits, Times and Ephemera

By: Brown, Bryan (Edited by)

Price: $18.75

Publisher: The Arts Book Society/Readers Union: 1973

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008700


xviii, + (unpaginated) sepia plates, throughout (170 illustrations in total). Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Gilt title to front panel of brown cloth boards, which are lightly bumped on rear foredge corner. Leaves clean. Photographically-illustrated (Front: King's Weir on the Thames, 1865; Rear: Roadmenders replacing kidney stones outside Henry Taunt's shop in Broad Street, Oxford, 1881), loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a short, closed tear t... View more info

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REALITY RECORDED: Early Documentary Photography

By: Buckland, Gail

Price: $20.68

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, U.K., David & Charles: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006052


128pp., b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout, including frontispiece: an amazing array of early photography. Book clean. Bright gilt title on slightly cocked spine. Boards lightly bumped. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn. A fascinating collection of some of the earliest photography, by some of the world's earliest photographers, using calotype and wetplate camera techniques. Contents include: Prelims., 6... View more info

HOW TO USE COLOUR FILM

By: C. Leslie Thomson

Price: $12.22

Publisher: London, Focal Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001959


136pp., intext, b/w illustrations throughout. Book square. Suppliers stamp on title-page, minor foxing specks on round-cornered block edges and lead pages, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper has small chips to head and heel of spine, else minor specks on yellowing varnish. Contents include: What is colour film? Varieties of film, Role of equipment, Problem of exposure, Light on colour, Shooting, How to handle colour, Editing-Titling-Fades and After-trea... View more info

RADIOGRAPHIC PHOTOGRAPHY

By: Chesney, D. Noreen and Chesney, Muriel O.

Price: $15.51

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Scientific Publications: 1976

Edition: 3rd Edition, 3rd Impression

Seller ID: 001368


xvii, + 487pp., 2 x 16 page, unpaginated, b/w half-tone plate sections. Intext b/w line drawings and graphs. Book clean, square. Scuff mark along top of front cover. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very slightly edgeworn and sunned on spine, which has a small, light waterstain. 19 chapters, Appendices, Prelims., Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 1,002g. [1.02 KG.] * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra ... View more info

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THE NIKONOS HANDBOOK

By: Church, Jim and Cathy

Price: $22.56

Publisher: Gilroy, California, U.S.A., Authors (Jim and Cathy Church): 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012973


ix, + 166pp., illustrated throughout: quality colour plates, b/white halftone plates, plus line-drawings and tables. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on head and heel;. Colour-illustrated gloss boards nominally bumped only. Textblock unmarked. No dustjacket (as issued). Published before the emergence of the digital camera, and now dating somewhat, this how-to-do handbook for the Nikonos V, and IV-A cameras, and both TTL and manual strobes, is not a book ... View more info

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JAZZ

By: Claxton, William

Price: $20.68

Publisher: San Francisco, California, U.S.A., Chronicle Books: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008940


124pp., full-page b/white photographic illustrations throughout by William Claxton. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft crease to title page. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper nominally scuffed and edgeworn only. " . . . an exciting and original collection of over seventy duotone portraits of such jazz greats as Charlie Parker, Billy Holiday, Gerry Mulligan, Mahalia Jackson, Dave Brubeck, Chet Baker, Theolonius Monk, Art Pepper and Max Roach . . . By t... View more info

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MAKING BLACK HARVEST : Warfare, Film-Making and Living Dangerously in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea

By: Connolly, Bob

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, ABC Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009506


xi, + 307pp., 2 x b/white maps, plus 2 x 8 page, colour and b/white, photographically-illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, slightly tanned on edges. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. Foreword by Helen Garner. "Some months after the death of his beloved wife and film-making partner, Robin Anderson, Bob Connolly read her diaries from the year they had spent filming a vicious tribal struggle in the Highlands of Papua New Guin... View more info

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CLOSE-UP PHOTOGRAPHY

By: Constant, Alan R.

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Massachusetts, U.S.A., Focal Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 009416


x, + 136pp., b/white and colour photographic illustrations, and b/white diagrams, throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper has corner crease to rear panel, else very good. "Close-up photography is used in many different venues including nature, medical, advertising, instruction manuals, reference books, and of course by hobbyists and collectors . . . This book is the first to examine the techniques in an understandable a... View more info

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THE BRITISH JOURNAL PHOTOGRAPHIC ALMANAC AND PHOTOGRAPHER'S DAILY COMPANION 1952

By: Dalladay, Arthur J. (Edited by)

Price: $15.98

Publisher: London, Henry Greenwood: 1952

Seller ID: 006336


596pp., thirty-two page. photogravure illustrated section (sepia), an extensive (92 pages) colour illustrated advertising section, plus intext b/white halftone plates, followed by a further large (136 pages) illustrated advertising section. Book clean and square. Flecked endpapers, text-block brown. Illustrated boards mildly soiled, and noticeably sunned on spine. Contains articles on colour photography, films for training, church photography, scientific cinematography, ... View more info