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Chevalier, Charles Louis (1804-1859) Notice sur l'usage des Chambres Obscures

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2621B
Lot:
538
Sold for:
$780$650

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2621B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Chevalier, Charles Louis (1804-1859) Notice sur l'usage des Chambres Obscures. Paris: Chevalier, 1833.
Octavo, untrimmed, in original paper wraps, ex libris Library of the University of Vermont, embossed stamp to title, bookplate pasted inside front board, illustrated.
Chevalier made meniscus lenses for the first Daguerreotype cameras.
Estimate $400-600

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Charles Louis, Paris, University of Vermont, Vermont, Book design, Bookplate, Camera lens, Daguerreotype, Humanities

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