Wilson, Edward L., Photographic Mosaics: An Annual Record of Photographic Progress. (New York: Edward L. Wilson, 1895). 31st year of publication.
DuoDecimo. 5 pg adv., viii, 272, 46 pg adv. Hardcover. Bound in green cloth-covered boards stamped in black on front board, in gilt on spine and in blind on rear board. Copiously illustrated.
Condition: VG. Second page of adv. is separating. Rear hinge is beginning to crack. Minor wear to spine ends.
Edward Livingston Wilson (1838-1903) was an American photographer, writer and publisher. In the 1860s he worked for Frederick Gutekunst and in 1864 he began the Philadelphia Photographer magazine. He served as an energetic officer of the National Photographic Association of the United States. In 1869 he joined the “Eclipse Expedition” in Iowa overseen by Henry Morton, and in 1881 traveled to the Middle East. In New York City he published [Photographic Mosaics: An Annual Record of Photographic Progress starting in 1864 and] Wilson’s Photographic Magazine starting in 1889. Collaborators included Michael F. Benerman and William H. Rau. Readers included Edward S. Curtis. – Wikipedia