NY: Scovill Manufacturing Company, 1886. First edition. 8vo., 28 pp.; 29 pp. of adverts, over 30 engravings in text. Red paper over flexible boards with gilt titling on the upper cover. Tips worn, recent conservation to spine, some creasing to the covers, pages slightly toned, overall moderate wear. Very good. Item #25971
An early manual on the production of the dry plate; a major step forward in liberating the photographer from the need to haul an enormous amount of materials.
Roosens and Salu No. 8628. OCLC locates only three copies, all others are microform or digital files.