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“THE MOST PROMINENT OF THE EARLY PHOTOGRAPHERS OF EGYPT AND THE HOLY LAND”

FRITH, Francis. Sinai and Palestine. London, circa 1862. Enlarged second edition, the first volume of a four-volume set much preferred over the three-volume 1859-60 edition for the “stronger quality” of its gold-toned prints, with vintage mounted albumen print on first title page and 36 vintage mounted albumen photographs of Jerusalem, Damascus, the Dead Sea, Hebron, Gaza, Mount Lebanon and the Sinai, “some of the most exquisitely detailed images of his day,” most signed and numbered by Frith in the negative. $12,500.

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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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