Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1883. First French ed. Small 8vo., xiv, 90 pp., mounted platinotype frontispiece with tissue guard. Quarter morocco with marbled boards, gilt title within raised bands on spine. Scattered light foxing, occasional ink notations or corrections in text, and transfer from the frontispiece to the blank tissue guard; else very good. Item #26228
This manual discusses Pizzighelli's newly modified platinum process. Pizzighelli was the brother-in-law of H.W. Vogel with whom he invented gelatin silver chloride emulsion for printing papers. M. Le Baron Hübl invented the multiple gum printing process. The frontispiece is an original platinum print.
Roosens and Salu No. 8637. OCLC locates nineteen copies.