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The Portrait Photograph, Fritz Loescher, 1903  

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Die Bildnis-Photographie Ein Wegweiser für Fachmänner und Liebhaber

Loescher, Fritz


Verlag von Gustav Schmidt



[iii]-xii, 180 pp. Text in German. With 98 half-tones from photographs by contemporary, often well-known international photographers such as Frederick Hollyer, Rudolf Eickemeyer Jr., Mathilde Weil, Edward Steichen, Frederic Boissonnas, Pierre Dubreuil, Otto Scharf, Rudolf Dührkoop, Nicola Perscheid, Hugo Erfurth, Hanns Holdt, Hanni Schwarz, James Craig Annan, Gertrude Kasebier, and others. 23x17.5 cm (9x7"), half-cloth over paper-covered boards lettered in gilt on spine. First Edition.

The volume is skewed towards the artistic, generally painterly, mostly individual photo portrait, generally of pictorialism.

Lot Amendments

Rubbing at spine ends edges and corners, a few scratches to cover; foxing to endpapers and edges, leaves somewhat toned; very good.

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