TRAITÉ COMPLET ET PRATIQUE DE PHOTOGRAPHIE:

Paris: A. Texier, 1854. First edition. 12mo., 235 pp. Original printed paper wrappers, which are soiled, edge chipped and bear the deaccession stamp of the S. F. P. (Société Française de Photographie) with repairs at the spine. The text has a few chemical splatter stains. Housed in a new custom made cloth clamshell box, paper label on spine. Very good. Item #26238

An early manual on the contemporary processes of albumen and collodion and the preparation of photographic chemicals.

Roosens and Salu No. 6523. Bellier de la Chavignerie, Manuel Bibliographie du Photographe Francais, 1863, No. 78. OCLC locates only two copies; National Gallery of Canada and Bibliotheque Geneve.

Price: $650.00