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The very first photo book: Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions

It’s often claimed that William Henry Fox Talbot’s The Pencil of Nature is the first photo book in history. As we now know that it is the first commercially published photo book, not the first in general. The very first photo book in history (according to current knowledge) is Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions ...