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Jeffrey, Ian (Editor/Author). TIMEFRAMES: THE STORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY. New York City, NY: Amphoto Art, 1998. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 224 pages. As New/As New.

Pictorial approach to the history of photography. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. A handsome production by Amphoto Art: Regular-sized volume format. Hard boards with titles on cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by numerous contributors. Printed on thick coated stock paper to the highest standards. In pictorial DJ with black titles on the cover and spine, as issued. "From the cameras of the world's top photographers, illuminating images present a sweeping picture of human experience, showing photography as a visual history of the 20th century. Includes profiles of history's most memorable photographers" (Ingram). Actually, more than a standard chronology, "Timeframes" uses a thematic structure to show the relationship between photography and the society that it both documents and shapes. In ten thematic chapters, the book explores the history of photography, from the technological brilliance and the casual strangeness of reportage to the glamorous world of the fashion shoot and the naked bravery of the documentary photographers of war. A brilliant achievement, this is a "must-have" title for photography collectors. This title is no longer in print as a hardcover and is now collectible. This copy has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A scarce copy thus. 200 images, 40 color plates, 180 black-and-white illustrations. Some of the world's greatest photographers. A flawless copy. . ISBN 0817460152. $30.00

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