Gesellschaft fur Photogrammetrie, 1938, Softcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition
Photogrammetrie in Deutschland 1934-1938, Berlin: Gesellschaft fur Photogrammetrie, 1938. Quarto, pp. 29, 16 halftone plates, 1 color plate, wraps, with original 3D viewer -- 2 colored lenses held in cardboard. Details Nazi-era equipment by Zeiss and others for use in aerial photography and ways to show images in 3D. The viewer and color photo here are among the earliest systems that didn't rely on 2 photographs to create a stereo view. The technique, in which the image was called an anaglyph, was patented by Louis Ducos Du Hauron in the 1890s but never much in demand, despite numerous revival attempts (see Gernsheim History, Vol II, p. 69). Text in German. Scarce; Worldcat locates 7 in Europe, none anywhere else. Condition of this book: Near fine with slight age-toning. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text is in German. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Photography; Germany; 1930s; German Language; Science & Technology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53836.