Re: texts

From: Susan Huber ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 01/05/05-11:20:27 PM Z
Message-id: <004c01c4f3af$72e20d20$f89dc8cf@ownereb7xeo44n>

  Hi Katherine,
  Having both books are very good for the library and for figuring things
out as a starting point (that is; Keepers and James books).
  And no; I will not sell either.
  Susan
  ----- Original Message -----
  From: "Katharine Thayer" <kthayer@pacifier.com>
  To: <alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca>
  Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2005 11:46 PM
  Subject: Re: texts

> Actually, I find in a quick search of bookfinder that used copies of
> James run around $40, with two copies priced under $40, and new copies
> run $40-$60. There are some outrageously priced copies of Keepers of
> Light, true, but bookfinder lists some 65 copies of the book, at least
> half priced under $50 and three priced under $40. So price should not be
> a deciding criterion in deciding between them.
>
> Between those two, my personal recommendation would be Crawford hands
> down. But James is worth having as a second, if only for some of the
> illustrations such as Galina's work on glass.
> Katharine Thayer
>
> Loris Medici wrote:
> >
> > I have The Book of Alternative Processes by Christopher James and
Coming
> > into Focus edited by John Barnier. Both are very nice books and I
think
> > can be purchased for a cost below the rare / hard to find / old KOL
> > (ITOH, the first non techincal part of KOL is great - "the syntax").
> >
> > Regards,
> > Loris.
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Alex Swain [mailto:fotoobscura@gmail.com]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2005 4:04 PM
> > > To: alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca
> > > Subject: Re: texts
> > >
> > >
> > > My recommendation would be "Keepers of the Light" by William
Crawford
> > > (ISBN #0871001586) goes over just about every process imaginable.
> > > Its historic and technical. Probably more technical than
> > > historic although its probably one of the better books i've
> > > read on process history...
> > >
> > > Good luck!
>

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