Fountain Press, 1960, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
XII, 420 pages, last page advertisements, foreword by author, and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography, line illustrations and graphs, there is the occasional coloured photographs. Pale blue coloured tint to the top paper edge. Grey-green coloured boards with white writing on the spine. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine and to the book corners. Bumping has also occurred to both the top and bottom book edges. Cocking to the spine. Browning to the other paper edges. Browning and offset tanning to the endpapers and original bookseller's stamp to the lower edge of the free front endpaper. The free front endpaper has also signs of the result of insect activity. The internal pages are quite clean and bright. Photographic dustwrapper, showing an illustration of the Exakta Camera, against a grey and red background with white and black writing on the front panel and spine. The dustwrapper is rubbed faded and quite heavily sunned. Rubbing and chipping to be dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the spine. There are pieces missing from the dustwrapper, the lower front dust wrapper corner and 3 " of the lower front dust at the edge, a small triangular pieces missing from the lower rear spine gutter edge. There is a 1 " tear to the top front dustwrapper edge with associated creasing and there are other small tears with creasing to both the top and bottom dustwrapper edges. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, the lower one third of the front fold over panel. From the front fold over blurb " The tremendous popularity of miniature photography is inseparably bound up with the Exakta Varex. When this camera first appeared on the international market in 1936 (as the Kine Exakta) it aroused much scepticism among the experts. Today, perfected by the Varez system, it is undoubtedly ahead of all others in the field of single lens reflex cameras. ". A manual for the use of the Exakta camera. A Fountain Photobook. First English Translation. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Photography; Inventory No: 0103868.