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20715. : Cassell's Universal Portrait Gallery A Collection of Portraits of Celebrities, English and Foreign with facsimile autographs.

Cassell and Company 1895. 23 x 16 cm. viii+478 pp. illustrated, half leather and textured cloth boards, a little shelfwear, otherwise in good condition. 40.00

20964. : Portrush

Printed specially for Toners Stationers and Booksellers Portrush n.d. c.1930 (?) A souvenir photographic album. 16 x 27 cm. no pagination. (12) 3 photos of the BluePool, 1 of the Recreation Grounds, 1 of Northern Counties Hotel & Gardens, 1 of The Promenade, 1 of the Station,1 of the Golf House, 1 of the Giant's Head & White Rocks, 1 of Dunluce Castle, 1 of the Methodist church, 1 of Main street. In very good condition. 15.00

20169. Photochrom Co. Ltd. London: The Cabinet Album Views of Oban and Neighbourhood.

No publisher details. n.d. c.1900 22 by 30.5 cms. 14 pp. photographs of Dark green boards with gilt title and decorative floral border. 15.00

9574. A. Guthrie & Sons: Photographic View Album Ardrossan and District.

Ardrossan: A. Guthrie & Sons n.d. c.1900. 17 by 22.5 cms. 16 pp. paper covers. An album of 16 photographs of Ardrossan and Saltcoats. Guthrie was based at 64 Princes street Ardrossan. The photographs are by Valentine & Sons Dundee. They are, Ardrossan, - The Crescent, Glasgow street, Castle Arch and South Beach, From Cannon Hill, North beach, Arran Place, South Crescent, Princes street. Saltcoats,- East end, Windmill street from the harbour, Winton circus, Quay street, Raise street, Saltcoats from harbour, Hamilton street, West end. The front cover is dusty with a small repaired tear in top left corner otherwise good. A scarce item of local ephemera. 20.00

12576. Albumen Photographic Prints: Albumen Photographic Prints, Malta and Rome.

Malta: c1867. Three albumen photographic prints of Malta, and one of Rome. 19 by 25.5 cm. Two cards with a print mounted on each side. The first pair of prints is a view of the entrance to the Grand Harbour (Barriera Wharf Valetta), and on the reverse of the card is a view of the Auberge de Castille. The second pair of prints is Nin Moringare, Valetta, and on the reverse of that card is the Piazza del Popolo in Rome, vista del Pincio, with a printed title and no. 6699. Handwritten titles only to the Malta views. No photographer identified, but clearly a professional. The two harbour views are full of interest, one with a dozen sailing ships at anchor alongside quayside wharves. Apparently the album from which the prints were taken was dated 1867. In very good fresh condition. 35.00

13251. Albumen Photographic Prints: Photographs: A collection of 15 Albumen photographs of the 1880 Ober Ammergau Passion Play, and 17 others.

Ober Ammergau: 1880. These prints, 20 x 27 cm, are albumen prints: 14 mounted on card, and one mounted on paper. At some time they have been removed from an album. 2 of the Passion Play scenes are mounted back to back on a single card, the others are backed by other photographs. Scenes from Ober Ammergau illustrated include a view across the valley to Ober Ammergau, a portrait of Joseph Maier the Deliniator of Christ 1880 at Ober Ammergau, (size 13.5 by 9.5 cm), Expulsion of Adam and Eve from Eden, Act 2 The Adoration of The Cross, Act 3 Christ's entry into Jerusalem, Act 4 The Seven Virgins, Act 5 Vashti and Esther, Act 6 Christ at the Mount of Olives, Act 7 The Rain of Manna in the Wilderness, Act 8 The Sacrament of The Lord's Supper, Act 9 Joseph sold by his Brethren, Act 10 Christ Sentenced to Death, Act 11 The Brazen Serpent and Christ Carrying His Cross, Act 16 The Crucifixion, Act 18 The Ascension. There are 19 other photographs mounted to the rear of the Passion play prints Two are superb prints, (21 by 16cm.), of a town gate Burgos, and Burgos Cathedral. Ten are copies of bullfighting prints of Madrid, (5.5 x 8 cm and 18 x 25.5 cm.), five are photograhic copies of other prints, (c.22 18 cm.). Some have the embossed mark of Pilotv & Loehle, Munchen. Most of the prints have a large copperplate description on the bottom of the card. The 1880 stage was demolished and rebuilt for the next Passion Play, so these are fascinating records of the event 130 years ago. The 1880 play was the first to draw large numbers of foreign tourists. The costumes were made by the Munich Court Theatre. No doubt further research would identify the photographer. The discipline of standing motionless long enough for a phograph to be taken is amazing. A nice collection of scarce photographs in very good condition. 110.00

13244. anon.: Photograph Album.

United States Sept. - Dec. 1935. 34 pp. 25.5 x 32.5 cm. Tissue guards are mostly detached, but present. Heavily embossed and gilt boards. Apparently a trip by three people, possibly father, daughter, (Cissie), and an American relative, brother (?), from the north of Ireland to the US from October to December 1935. Containing 102 monochrome photographs of a car trip through the western United States: Kansas City, Kansas State, Colorado, Arkansas, Rockies, Utah, Nevada, California, San Francisco, Pacific Coast, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, New York. "On board the Caledonia" and "On board The Duchess of Richmond". "Island north of Donegal", and four photographs in the north of Ireland: "in the Demesne", and "shops". These are dated 27 September 1935. The ship to the States was the Duchess of Richmond, October 4th. The return on the Caledonia was December 5th 1935. The photographs are from Kansas City west to California and back to Kansas City, and then to New York for the journey home. Although photographs are mostly detailed in pencil on the back no surname is given. There are photos of Uncle Ike's Post Office, Mrs Lynch's cabin, and Matt's cabin, so it is possible they were visiting relatives. The American photos are Elko with a stylised greek key type border round the image. We think these ships sailed from Liverpool, and these people travelled first class as can be seen by one of the ship photographs. More research needed. 75.00

21038. Belfast Telegraph: Northern Ireland The Land of Delightful Scenery Camera Studies

Belfast: Baird & Co. no date c.1950 (?) 23x29 cm. 40 colour photographs of northern Ireland published by the Belfast Telegrapgh Newspaper. They are from the post war perion late 1940's to about 195o. Softcovers with a small waterstain on the top of the front cover, otherwise in good condition. 12.00

8879. Buselle, Michael: The Manual of Male Photography.

New York Simon & Schuster 1985. Location, outdoor and indoor, lighting and equipment, special effects. 26 by 19 cms. 191 pp. illustrated, softback, in very good condition. 10.00

7994. Butcher's: British Cameras and How to Use Them.

Butcher's, 1923. ii + xxxii + 176 + ii pp. 18 x 10.5 cm. There are two pages of advertisements, followed by 32 pages: "Photography by Simple Methods - Written & Illustrated by Harold G Grainger, Author of 'Photography in the Home' - with a Price List of British Made Cameras and Accessories". This covers everything you needed to know about cameras, film, and developing. and is illustrated with plates and diagrams. The next 176 pages is "Butcher's British Carbine Cameo, Klimax & Pressman Cameras and Other Photographic Apparatus 1923. This illustrates and describes lenses, shutters, 30 cameras - including 2 Kinematogragh cameras, 8 enlargers, easels, lamps, condensers, albums, frames, mounts, backcloths, negative boxes, chemicals, instruments, protective clothing, tanks, drainers, clocks, thermometers, dishes, lamps, meters, flashes, filters, measures, frames, trimmers, retouching equipment, scales, timers, squeegees, tripods, unipods, levels, view finders, plate washers, print washers, plates, film, papers, postcards, home projector (illustrated), and lanterns, with dozens of further illustrations and diagrams. The calalogue has an index, and is followed by two further pages of advertisements. At page 33 a 4-page leaflet advertising the "Little Nipper"camera and developing and printing outfit, and postcard printer is tipped in. There are further advertisements on the inside of the front and back card covers. The outside back cover is printed with a coloured advertisement for Carbine Film. The coloured front cover carries a picture of a child using a very large Pressman Camera, and a panel in which is printed "John Bell, Camera Specialist, 10 Lower Garfield Street, Royal Avenue, Belfast". 35.00

20847. Christies: Victorian Pictures and Sculpture and a collection of photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron.

London: Christies July 2, 1971. Auction Catalogue24 x 15.5 cm. 49 pp. 27 illustrations, spine worn otherwise in fair/good condition. 21 photographs listed with illustrations of two of them. 10.00

20871. Cripps, David William: Royal Cabinet Portraits of the Victorian Era.

Falkoping, Sweden Rosvall Royal Books 2003. 21.5 x 30 pp. 95 pp. illustratedhard covers, signed by the author on the title page, in very good condition. Most of Royal Europe is here. 45.00

20585. Davenport, Cyril: British Heraldry.

London: Methuen & Co. first edition 1921. 17 x 11 cm. 222 (8) pp. illustrated,15 plates, gilt blocked green boards. With the bookplate of Irish Photographer Robert John Welch, with two pasted in newspaper articles on the end papers. One relates to a radio lecture by Welch on the Red Hand of Ulster. In good condition. Welch was born in Strabane in 1859 and died in Belfast in 1931. 10.00

8988. Deller, G. H.: Telephoto Work.

London: Published for the Photogram Co. Ltd by Dawburn & Ward 1904. With chapters on the Adon lens by H. Wild and on a home-made telephoto lens by H. M. Hames. 63+16 pp. illustrated, in very good condition. " The photographer has only had the assistance of the telephoto lens for the last 10 years or so and his use of it for ordinary purposes is more recent still." very scarce. 65.00

18726. Evans, E. Estyn and Turner, Brian S: Ireland's Eye The Photographs of Robert John Welch.

Belfast: Blackstaff Press, 1977. Ulster Museum Series No. 201. 195 pp. 26.5 x 21 cm. 164 Welch photographs, with extended captions. Gold-blocked textured gray boards, in a dw. Ffep and pastedown autographed, and label on ffep, o/w in good condition. Clumsy attemp at removing label from front of dw, and small piece torn from top corner of dw, neatly repaired. Welch was a great naturalist, and a pioneer of photography in Ireland. His photographs of Irish life and landscape are justly famous. 12.00

10777. Frecot, Janos: Berlin 1870 - 1910.

Munchen und Luzern: Photogalerie Bucher 1981. 33.5 by 24.5 cms. 43 pp. + 54 plates. A high quality book of photographs of Berlin between 1870 and 1910. The massive destruction of so much of the city in the second world war makes such photographs a poignant reminder of what once was. Text in German. 15.00

20813. Hill, Brian: Julia Margaret Cameron A Victorian Portrait.

London: Peter Owen1973.. 23 x 14 cm. 203 pp. 22 iilusrations, gold blocked brown boards, in a clipped, rather rubbed dustwrapper. 15.00

8917. Kissane, Noel: Ex Camera 1860-1960. Photographs From the Collections of The National library of Ireland.

Dublin: National Library of Ireland 1990. 22 by 21.5 cms. 96 pp. illustrated, softback, in very good condition. 12.00

19567. Kissane, Noel, editor: Ex Camera 1860 - 1960. Photographs from the Collections of the National Library of Ireland

Dublin: National Library of Ireland, 1994. Reprint. 22 x 21.5 cm. 96 pp. Approximately 100 illustrations. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00

13014. Monkhouse, W. Cosmo: Masterpieces of English art with sketches of some of the most celebrated painters of the English School from the time of Hogarth to the present day.

London: Bell and Daldy. 1869. 28 by 22 cms. viii+168 pp. illustrated with twenty-six photographs. The photographs are contemporary albumen prints mounted to a border printed page. Artists include, Hogarth, Wilson, Gainsborough, Reynolds, Morland, Copley, Harlow, West, Lawrence, Stothard, Newton, Constable, Wilkie, Calcott, Haydon, Collins, Etty, Turner, Martin, Leslie, Egg, Mulready, Roberts, Eastlake, Stanfield, Phillip. In dark blue sandgrain cloth bevelled boards, with a gilt vignette, within a black and gilt stamped design to front board. rear board blind stamped, the spine is a modern replacement six panelled with gilt decorative panels and title to blend with the boards. A.e.g. Internally tight and clean. Decorative head and tail pieces and decorated capitals,a few pages have some marginal edgewear which does not affect text or pictures. The mounted photographs are interleaved with an essay on each artist and their work. This is the first edition, another was published in 1874. Overall in very good condition. These are 142 year old photographs. Scarce, Copac only shows fewer than six copies in the U.K. 150.00

7408. Steinhauser, J.: The Miniature Camera at Work.

Dresden: Elbe-Verlag Werner Lehmann 1938. 111 pp. illustrated, hardback. Covers the Contax series of cameras, Super nettel, NettaxContax I, II and III, and Contaflex. Spine light faded otherwise In very good condition. 15.00

7405. Tennant, John A. editor: The Photo-Miniature A Monthly Magazine of Photographic Information Genre Photography.

New York and London: Tennant and Ward Vol. IV. No. 42. September 1902 20.5 by 12.5 cms.pp. 254-300+advertising pages. paper covers, apart from some rubbing and wear to spine, in very good condition. Each issue of the magazine, from its inception in 1899, cover a single aspect of the subject, this issue being on genre photography. A useful series where nowadays the advertisments are particularly evocative 10.00

20072. The Honourable The Irish Society: Photographs The Irish Society Visit to Londonderry / Derry

Londonderry: The Londonderry Sentinel n.d. ( 1935 ) 16.5 x 21 cm. 13 monochrome photographs of a visit to Derry and surrounding area by members of the Society and local dignitaries. Included, Coleraine Infants P.E. School, the Diamond Derry, works at a Harbour, visiting a Hospital or Nursing home, at a Banquet, with a narrow gauge locomotive, and others. There is a compliments slip from the Society Secretary and a printed luncheon menu dated 29 Jan. 1935. All in very good condition 25.00

18189. Ulster Museum: A list of the photographs in the R.J. Welch Collection in the Ulster Museum - Volume 2 Botany, Geology, and Zoology.

Belfast: Ulster Museum, 1983. 36pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. A very useful list.. 12.00

20530. Unknown Photographer. L'Atelier Studio Billy Lee?: Photograph. McKeown's Linen Warehouse 49 Main Street, Portrush

Portrush, no date. c.1930 (?) A mounted photograph. The photograph is 8 x 13.5 cm. The card is 19.5 x 28 cm. This was done by a professional local photographer but the identity is not known. This Linen Shop had a branch in Belfast and shipped on a world wide basis. It was one of the most important shops in the town but closed in the 1950's and became a paint shop. We think the photograph dated to the early 1930's. We have never seen another. The Photograher may have been Billy Lee but the L'Atelier Studio archives were lost in the 1976 bombing of Main street. 15.00

11361. Wayne, George: Male Supermodels The Men of Boss Models Interviews by George Wayne.

New York: Boss Models 1996. 191 pp. illustrated, softcovers, the title page has been autographed by five models, Ben Arnold, Joel West, Jarl, Atesh and Christopher. In very good condition. "Boss models, the Agency that invented the male Supermodel now writes the book. Great photos. 18.00

11876. Wood, Helen Lanigan: Enniskillen Historic Images of an Island Town.

Belfast: Friar's Bush Press, 1990. 96 pp. 18 x 21.5 cm. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. Historic photographs of the town. 10.00

10004. Yeadon, James D: Grand Photographic View Album of Elgin & Vicinity.

Elgin & Lossiemouth: James D. Yeadon n.d. c. 1890. 17 by 22.5 cms. 20 photographic views. Brown boards, new spine and endpapers. Photos by Valentine, Distant view of Elgin with haycart in foreground field, High street looking west, High street, Town Hall, Elgin Academy, Elgin Cathedral, Anderson's Institution,Elgin Hospital, Pluscarden Abbey, Spynie Castle, Lossiemouth Harbour, At the Golf Course Lossiemouth, Covesea Lighthouse, Gow's Castle, Burghead Harbour from north, Gordon Castle Fochabers, Craigellachie Bridge, On the Findhorn. Overall in very good condition, excellent local history interest. 55.00

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