Lot 91 of 446:
With albumen photographs by Ernest Edwards  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Shakespere His Birthplace, Home, and Grave. A Pilgrimage to Stratford-on-Avon in the Autumn of 1863

Author:
Jephson, J. M.

Place:
London

Publisher:
Lovell Reeve & Co.

Date:
1864

Description:

ix, [1], 203 + 16 ad pp. With 15 mounted albumen photographs by Ernest Edwards. (small 4to) 21.5x16.5 cm (8½x6½"), original green cloth lettered in gilt, with gilt-stamped borders and shield on cover, all edges gilt. First Edition. 

Ernest Edwards was a distinguished English photographer and inventor of the Heliotype (collotype) process, who moved to Boston from London in 1872 to become manager of the Heliotype Printing Company. The author notes "...if, like Moses, my speech be weak and flammering, I am assisted by a coadjutor whose camera is almost as great a worker of wonders as was Aaron's rod."


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Small tear to cloth at head of spine, some rubbing at spine ends, edges and corners; hinges cracked or starting, frontispiece loose, binding cracked internally; photographs very good; overall about very good.


 
Item number:
312794
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