Anna Atkins: Cyanotypes
Famous First Edition: First printing of 7,500 numbered copies
Hardcover in slipcase, 660 pages
The first woman to use the fledgling medium of photography for scientific purposes, Anna Atkins captured the delicacy of algae and ferns in her albums, pioneering examples of photographic practice in their own right. For the first time, this edition reprints her works British Algae and Cyanotypes of British and Foreign Ferns in their entirety.