We are away until early October. One activity is the Attingham Trust tour of country houses, stables, and other equestrian-related sites in and around Newmarket and York, England. We're looking forward to it!

Bayard [1 of 1590 copies]
Lo Duca

1943. Lo Duca. Bayard. Paris: Prisma 1943. 30p + 49 pls. followed by fold-out captions. Good hardcover (original boards). Backstrip is chipped, with some pieces missing, but the binding is sturdy and the content is very good (pages age browned, as always). In French. One of 1590 numbered copies. ** The first book on Hippolyte Bayard, the early French photographer of the 1840s. Reproduces his portraits (including his famed self-portrait as a drowned man), Paris exteriors and interiors, still lifes of gardening implements, etc., all made from paper negatives. (Item ID: A5240)


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