Paris: Administration du, 1888. First edition. 8vo., ix, 343 pp., 6 plates, text illustrations, adverts. Printed paper wrappers, with a short chip lacking at the base of the spine. Near fine. Item #26669
A review of printing techniques, including stereotype, electro-galvanography, photogravure, phototypie, photochromie, and typochromie. More than a hundred illustrations detailing processes, with six plates from a variety of processes, including progressive and full color, photoglyptique (photogravure) and phototypique (photolithography).
An authoritative compendium of the processes in use at this time.
Roosens and Salu No. 8177. Nadeau, Encyclopedia of Printing, Photographic and Photomechanical Processes, p. cccxiv and p. 377.