Paris: Ancienne Librairie Germer Baillière; Félix, Alcan, Éditeur, . First edition. 16mo., 192 pp., illustrations in text, 1 screened photogravure. New front wrapper in facsimile, with conservation to title page; the first and last few pages are edge-chipped with a few short tears (no loss of text). A good copy, housed in a newly-made clamshell box of quarter morocco and marbled paper over boards, with leather spine label. Item #26173
This history covers the early photographic processes: heliography and daguerreotype, talbotype, coatings on glass, carbon coatings, albumen, collodion; as well as applications in science, archeology, judicial, etc.
Roosens and Salu No. 4255. Of the four copies listed in WorldCat, the only North American holdings are MIT and George Eastman House.