Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1864. Second French edition of the expanded second English edition. 12mo., 177 pp., illustrations in text. Original printed wrappers; label removed from the top of the spine leaving a slight scar. A near fine, unopened copy. Housed in a new cloth clamshell box with decorative paper labels. Item #26137
The author describes in detail this process, which is based on dry-collodion coatings; he discusses the problems of obtaining uniform sensitivity across coating surface and increasing speed to match that of wet plates. INSCRIBED and presented to the Société Française de Photographie by the translator.
Roosens and Salu No. 10305. See, Eder, J. M. HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY p. 374 - 376; Gensheim - INCUNABULA No. 859.