Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1900. First edition. Small 8vo., xvii, 445 pp., 65 illustrations in text. New facsimile paper wrappers with fragments of original wrappers bound-in; first few leaves chipped at corners, with no loss of text A good, and unopened copy. Item #28020
Léon Vidal (1834-1906) was head of the Association of Musée des Photographies Documentaires, which he founded, and a professor of photography at the École des Arts Decoratifs. A survey of various methods of photomechanical reproduction, including formulary and methodology.
Roosens and Salu No. 8191.