THE HALF-TONE ON THE AMERICAN BASIS FROM THE PERSONAL EXPERIENCE OF WILHELM CRONENBERG... TRANSLATED BY WILLIAM GAMBLE. Wilhelm Cronenberg.

THE HALF-TONE ON THE AMERICAN BASIS FROM THE PERSONAL EXPERIENCE OF WILHELM CRONENBERG... TRANSLATED BY WILLIAM GAMBLE.

  • Bradford and London: Percy Lund & Co., 1896.
  • small 8vo.
  • original red cloth decorated in black and gilt.
  • 164, (24) pages.

Price: $150.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 38085

First English edition. (Bridson & Wakeman E188). Chapters on photo-engraving in America and the technical process of making a half-tone. The last part of the book consists of plates containing illustrations produced by this method. Cronenberg was the proprietor and conductor of the Practical Institute for Photography and Mechanical Reproduction at Schloss Gronenbach, Bavarian-Algan and based the first chapter on his visit to the U.S. Library. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. Spine slightly faded. Stain along bottom of the pages in the back.