The Horse in Motion as Shown By Instantaneous Photography With a Study of Animal Mechanics

The Horse in Motion as Shown By Instantaneous Photography With a Study of Animal Mechanics

J.D.B. Stillman, Leland Stanford; Eadweard Muybridge (photographer) [Illustrator]

James R. Osgood, 1882


Near fine. Bound in publisher's brown pictorial cloth. Hardcover/ Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. [1], 127 p., 107 leaves of plates, with nine chromolithographs, five heliotypes, and ninety-eight lithographs. Bookplate. Frontispiece detached but included. An important book showing Muybridge's famous stop motion photographs of Leland Stanford's horse, Occident. Muybridge provided some of the world's first photographs of motion. Stillman was Stanford's personal physician. Boni, p 175; Gernsheim, p 437; Wood, p 583; Mellon & Podeschi 222. 

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  • Product Code: 1912240007
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