Paris: Société d'Éditions Techniques, n.d. (c. 1906 - 1916). First edition. Small 4to., (iv), 142 pp., illustrations, adverts. Printed paper wrappers. A large triangle is lacking from the front wrapper and has been repaired with paper. Ex-library markings. Moderate wear. A good or better copy. Item #26654
One of the earliest surveys of the development of the motion picture, leading to Lumière's invention of the Cinematographe, the first practical, commercially made motion camera and projector, and the advancements to date. The author discusses the implications for reportage as an aide to scientific study, etc. The illustrations of the apparatus are detailed.
WorldCat locates six copies; George Eastman House, California Institute of the Arts, University of Denver, University of Southern California, Université de Montreal, and the Bibliotheque Nationale de France.