Fox Talbot

Fox Talbot
Price :  £50.00

Edited by Daniela Palazzoli.

Milan. Electa Editrice Portfolios. 1982. First edition. No. 063 of a limited edition of 1,500 copies. 4 text pages, 12 loose heliogravure prints by Fox talbot, with tissue guard-leaves. Housed in black card portfolio with title label pasted to front cover, with white card slip cover, housed in publisher's cardboard carton. 410 x 310mm (16 x 12"). 1kg. . Italian. Very good; very lightly bumped on two corners; the white slipcover and publisher's carton have a 5cm tear along one edge.

A portfolio of heliogravure prints reproducing some of William Henry Fox Talbot's most iconic and pioneering photographs. The pictures include still lifes of plants, images taken at Lacock Abbey and the bridge at Orleans.

From the Electa Portfoliosseries which produced finely printed portfolios focussing on a single photographer and reproducing prints of some of their greatest works.