London: John W. Parker and Son, 1853. 8vo., 485-610 pp., plus illustrated adverts. Original printed paper wrappers; a one-inch portion of the lower spine has been repaired with matching paper, lower blank tip of the front wrapper lacking, as is a short piece near the top. Very good. Housed in a new cloth clamshell box. Item #26496
Contains a 13-plus page essay by Robert Hunt about the philosophical implications of the discovery of photography.