New York: Joseph H. Ladd, 1864, 1866, and 1867. First editions. 12mos. 3 volumes.  144 pp., plus illustrated adverts. Publisher's cloth, decorated in blind and tilted in gilt on the upper cover. The cloth shows stains and wear; scattered foxing, stains and toning.  106 pp., adverts. The original printed wrappers have a stain on the front and a few short tears and chips at the spine  ix, 102 pp., illustrations, adverts. Later cloth, with printed paper wrappers bound in. Very good. Item #26457
A survey of new information in the field including Gordon's collation process, which the author states will not peel from the glass, as well as Woodburytyping and grinding lenses. Includes a State of the Union and a reflection on American Presidents (Lincoln). The 1864 edition was the copy of Dr. Liesegang dated 1864, which contains contributions by him. Annual appendix to Humphrey's Journal. The 1864 issue was the first year published, although many references state 1865 as the first year; presumed to have continued to 1868.