I saw the pre-release version of this book a couple of weeks ago at the Southern California Genealogy Jamboree and can tell you it looks great! Describing it in words here is difficult. You might want to download the free sample of the book to obtain a better idea of its contents.
The following announcement was written by Gary Clark of PhotoTree.com™:
19th Century Paper Photographs, A Genealogist’s Guide to Cartes de visite and Cabinet Cards
New EPUB-formatted book available through the iBooks Application on the iPad.
CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA - June 21, 2011 – PhotoTree.com™, a developer and publisher of genealogical research tools announced today their new book 19th Century Paper Photographs: A Genealogist’s Guide to Cartes de Visite and Cabinet Cards is now available on Apple’s bookstore. This book, in EPUB® format for the iPad® and iPad 2 tablets, presents a fresh and comprehensive approach to researching and dating 19th century photographs.
For iPad users, the book is found in the Store section of iBooks. A search on any words in the title or ‘Gary Clark’ will find the book. The reader can download a free sample of the book for previewing. The lengthy sample includes the introduction, history, and a large portion of the carte de visite chapter. This gives the reader a comprehensive look at what can be expected from the complete book.
Announced at the NGC Conference in Charleston, 19th Century Paper Photographs and has since passed the validation and quality assurance program that Apple applies to all books. Apple’s strict quality requirements for author and book insure that products they sell provide valuable and worthwhile results to their customers. 19th Century Paper Prints illustrates many new photograph dating techniques with over 220 high quality 19th century photographs. The EPUB book delivers rich content to the reader and is optimized for advanced iPad features like pan and zoom for close inspection of photographs at the touch of a finger.
19th Century Paper Photographs is for purchase from the Apple® iTunes Store for $16.95 (ISBN: 978-0-9835785-9-5). E-book versions for additional tablet models including the Zoom from Motorola will be announced soon on the PhotoTree.com website. Paperback printed versions will be available in summer 2011.
PhotoTree.com provides products, services, and research tools to genealogists, photograph collectors, and historians that guide them through the process of dating 19th century photographs. New in 2011, PhotoTree.com is publishing a series of books that help the researcher identify and date their 19th century family photographs. Research tools include a web-based online gallery of more than 1,000 dated images compare with researchers’ undated family photos. This website includes an extensive history and description of 19th century photographs and is freely available to the public. More information is available at www.phototree.com.
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