NY: Scovill Manufacturing Co., 1882. First edition. 8vo., 92 pp., original mounted albumen photographic frontispiece, engraved figures in text, 1 engraved plate,  pp. adverts. Pencil underline on the title page, small dampstain at the top blank margin of the engraved plate. Near fine. [bound with] Taylor, J. Traill. THE PHOTOGRAPHIC AMATEUR: A SERIES OF LESSONS IN FAMILIAR STYLE FOR THOSE WHO DESIRE TO BECOME PRACTICALLY ACQUAINTED WITH THIS USEFUL AND FASCINATING ART. NY: Scovill Manufacturing Co., 1881. First ed. 96 pp.; 36 adverts on colored stock, 45 b&w wood engravings. Fine. [bound with] HOW TO MAKE PHOTOGRAPHS [Scovill, 1883]. 50 pp., adverts. Primarily a catalogue of Scovill's Amateur Photographic Requisites, only 8 pages of which is instructional text. Newly bound in half morocco with marbled paper over boards. Fine and bright. Item #26350
These three manuals cover apparatus for photography, photography for women, field work (portable outfits), sensitizing materials, etc. Numerous illustrated adverts. The frontispiece of the first title is a high mountain scenic view with railroad track visible.
Roosens and Salu No. 6419 for the title by Price; however, listing only the second edition, which does not contain the albumen frontispiece, and has a shorter page count. Roosens and Salu No. 6416 for title by Taylor.