The Truthful Lens : a survey of the photographically illustrated book, 1844-1914
New York, Grolier Club, 1980
(29 cm), xii, 241 (3) pp., including 172 illustrations. 192 catalogue entries. Publisher’s black cloth, the Club arms gilt-stamped on upper cover, red leather spine label; original slipcase covered in grey paper with printed label on spine and upper side (no dust jacket issued). - Pioneering survey of books illustrated by original photographs, based on an exhibition held at the Grolier Club, December 1974. Printed by the Stinehour Press, with plates by the Meriden Gravure Company, in a limited edition of 1000 copies. For Jean Grolier & His Friends: 125 Years of Grolier Club Exhibitions and Publications, 1884-2009 (New York 2009), P315. ¶ Fine copy.