Paris: Gauthier-Villars et Fils, 1888. First edition in French. Small 4to., xiv, 221 pp., mounted phototypie frontispiece, numerous illustrations. New custom binding of quarter cloth and decorative paper over boards, printed spine label. The frontispiece mount is chipped at the edges, toning and occasional ex-library stamps in the margin. A good copy. Item #27912
A comprehensive history and survey of instantaneous photography; includes chapters on optics, exposure, shutters, cameras, including a photographic revolver, travel photography, and a considerable amount on chronophotography, Marey, et al.
Roosens and Salu No. 5312.