Covers: the daguerreotype era; the wet-plate process; some early wet-plate photographers; photos from various locations; dry plate photography; photography and the printed page; etc. Bibliography and index.
Publisher: The Coach House Press
Date Published: 1979
Place Published: Toronto
Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Very good +
Details: 171 p. 23 x 27 cm. 104 b&w plates. Signed by Birrell on half title. Blue cloth hardcover in mylar-covered dustjacket. Spine of jacket sunned. First ed. published in 1965 under title: Early photography in Canada.