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“ONE OF THE MOST RENOWNED OF 19TH-CENTURY PHOTOBOOKS”

(EGYPT) (HOLY LAND) FRITH, Francis. Egypt and Palestine Photographed and Described. London, 1858-59. Two volumes. First edition of Frith’s masterful two-volume work, containing 76 vintage mounted albumen prints from wet-collodion negatives of Egyptian and Palestinian antiquities, preserving their integrity from “the corroding tooth of Time, and the ceaseless drifting of the remorseless sand.” Prints fine, most signed and numbered by Frith in the negative, in handsome original morocco-gilt bindings. $22,000.

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“INAUGURATED THE FIRST GOLDEN AGE OF ALBUMEN-SILVER PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATION”

(FRITH, Francis) LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth. Hyperion, A Romance. London, 1865.

First illustrated edition of Longfellow's Hyperion to feature 24 vintage albumen prints of photographs of castles, villages, mountain glaciers and literary sites across Germany, Switzerland and Austria by renowned Victorian photographer Francis Frith. A landmark in the intersection of photography and literature, in original gilt-tooled cloth. $1600.

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VINTAGE FRANCIS FRITH ALBUMEN PRINT OF LONDON’S ROYAL EXCHANGE

FRITH, Francis. Albumen Print. London Exchange. London, 1870.

Vintage albumen print by Francis Frith capturing the Royal Exchange and busy London streets crowded with horse-drawn carriages and elegant passers-by, handsomely matted and framed. $225.

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