LA PHOTOGRAPHIE APPLIQUÉE AUX RECHERCHES MICROGRAPHIQUES PAR A. MOITESSIER. A. Moitessier, Albert.
LA PHOTOGRAPHIE APPLIQUÉE AUX RECHERCHES MICROGRAPHIQUES PAR A. MOITESSIER

LA PHOTOGRAPHIE APPLIQUÉE AUX RECHERCHES MICROGRAPHIQUES PAR A. MOITESSIER

Paris: J.-B. Bailliére et Fils, 1866. First edition. 8vo., iv, 333 [3] pp., 41 text illustrations, 3 mounted albumen photo-plates. Bound with: PRÉCIS DE MICROPHOTOGRAPHIE, par G. Huberson. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1879. First ed. 100 pp., frontispiece, illustrated, 4 pp. catalogue. And bound with: PHOTOMICROGRAPHIE EN CENT TABLEAUX POUR PROJECTION, par M. Jules Girard. Paris: Au Bureau du Journal Les Mondes, et Gauthier-Villars, 1872. First ed. xii, 54 pp., illustrated. Quarter calf and marbled boards. Mild rubbing; occasional scattered foxing. The three albumen photographs are fine and have rich tones. Overall, very good. Item #26247

This is the first French work on photomicrography to contain original mounted photographs, and preceded only by, "THE WONDERS OF THE MICROSCOPE PHOTOGRAPHICALLY REVEALED. BY OLLEY'S PATENT MICRO-PHOTOGRAPHIC REFLECTING PROCESS", London 1861; and Gerlach's, "DIE PHOTOGRAPHIE ALS HÜLFSMITTEL MIKROSKOPISCHER FORSCHUNG", Leipzig 1863; all of which we have had the pleasure to have owned.

Roosen and Salu No. 8386, No. 8395 and N. 8391. For Moitissier, see note in Eder's, History of Photography, p. 773, No. 5.

Price: $1,500.00