Photography and architecture 1839-1939
Montreal, Canadian Centre for Architecture, 1982
(25.5 × 31.5 cm), 282 (2) pp., 147 black & white plates (2 folding). Publisher’s cloth, pictorial dust jacket. - A concise essay by Pare on the history of architectural photography from 1839 to 1939, accompanied by 147 plates (beautifully reproduced by Meriden Gravure) and a catalogue (by Catherine Evans Inbusch and Marjorie Munsterberg) providing brief biographies of the photographers, technical data on the images, and notes on the buildings and sites. “Rarely has such a lavish collection of beautiful images been brought together in a book and presented so elegantly” (from a review by Joel Herschman, in Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, volume 42, 1983, pp.405-406). ¶ Fine copy.