IMAGE OF AMERICA EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY, 1839-1900 A CALALOG A EXHIBIT HELD IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, WASHINGTON, D. C., OPENED ON FEBRUARY 8, 1957. Washington: Library of Congress, 1957. 26x19.3 cm (large octavo), pp.[i-iv] v [vi] vii-viii  2-88, illustrations, pictorial wrappers. First edition. A catalogue of 348 images (arranged by topic) and artifacts with a three-page introduction, "American Photography, 1839-1900," by Beaumont Newhall. "This photographic exhibition was arranged in conjunction with the International Exposition of Photography held in Washington on March 22-31, 1957. In this catalog are listed entries of what was exhibited, together with a few facts about the significance of the items. ... The exhibition was assembled in the hope that it would make the photographic resources of the Library better known and encourage the further use of them" (Herbert J. Sanborn, introduction). Wrappers tanned, a very good copy. (#168572).
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