Lot 684

STEIN, Sigmund Theodor (1840-91). Das Licht in Dienste Wissenschaftlicher Forschung, Leipzig, 1877, large 8vo, plates and illustrations, modern boards. FIRST EDITION.

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STEIN, Sigmund Theodor (1840-91).  Das Licht im Dienste Wissenschaftlicher Forschung. Handbuch der Anwendung des Lichtes und der Photographie in der Natur- und Heilkunde in den Graphischen Künsten und dem Baufache, im Kiregswesen und bei der Gerichtspflege. Leipzig: Verlag von Otto Spamer, 1877. Large 8vo (228 x 150mm). Half title, monochrome photographed frontispiece of the moon, 11 photographed and lithographed plates at the end, one of which folding and 3 printed in colours, illustrations and tables (occasional light spotting and staining). Modern leatherette-backed marbled boards, new endpapers. Provenance: old partially illegible inscription on half title [?to "Dr Mettenheimer"]; from the Collection of Peter and Margarethe Braune. FIRST EDITION of this pioneering work on the rôle of photography in science. Heidtmann Bibliographie der Photographie 08653; Hentschel Mapping the Spectrum 538; Poggendorff III, 1286.

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