An array of fine and vernacular photographs includes a rare daguerreotype portrait by Gustave Le Gray, alongside important works by Ansel Adams, Walker Evans and Alfred Eisenstaedt.
Album entitled Alfred B. Ibbotson's Automatic Couplings Patent No. 1.
With 53 elegant photographs of machinery, and a formal portrait of the proud inventor, Ibbotson, posing in front of his house. Albumen prints, the images measuring 5x7 inches (12.7x17.8 cm.), the sheets 6x8 inches (15.2x20.3 cm.), mounted recto/verso, each with a number in the upper right corner. Thin oblong thin 4to, gilt-lettered cloth, light edgewear; contents excellent. Circa 1880