MARDER, William and Estelle.
Title: Anthony, the Man, the Company, the Cameras
ISBN Number: 0960748008 / 9780960748006
Seller ID: 52201
MARDER, WILLIAM and ESTELLE. Anthony, the Man, the Company, the Cameras, n.p.: Pine Ridge Publishing, 1982. Quarto, pp. 384, black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, extensive halftone illustration, signed on the free front endpaper by the authors. Camera history, company history and photographic history tied together here, as the Anthony company was America's biggest dealer in photographic goods in the 19th century, taking a lead in the stereograph business and distributing Alexander Gardner's Civil War photos (see Robert Hirsch, Seizing the Light, p. 103). Condition of this book: Dust jacket price clipped, short tear at upper fore edge, minor blemishes near top edge. Leaves clean and tight, with slight foxing to pastedowns, images fine.