From the Mundane to the Magical. Photographically Illustrated Children's Books, 1854-1945 and Beyond.


Published by Dawson's Book Shop,, Los Angeles:, 1999
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Title: From the Mundane to the Magical. ...

Publisher: Dawson's Book Shop,, Los Angeles:

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: cloth.

Edition: First Edition..


large quarto, xlii, 268pp. Limited to 1,000 copies. From the Introduction: "Besides using most new processes, photographically illustrated children's books have developed parallel with the artistic history of photography. By listing the books in chronological order, the relevance of this progression becomes perceptible. Permitting a certain amount of overlap and variation, a chronological listing lets the processes applied arrange themselves according to the time of discovery and use while also encouraging insight into emerging artistic styles and trends.". Bookseller Inventory # 7594

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