Paris: Gauthiers-Villars, 1887. First edition. 8vo., ix, 193 pp., 3 mounted plates (1 in color) prior to title-page with a printed tissue guard, text illustrations, plus 2 original mounted photographs. New front wrapper and spine; original rear wrapper retained. Text block toned with a few small chips lacking from blank margin of the half-titled page, another to the blank margin of the frontispiece and a small marginal stain. Very good. Item #29037
Vogel was one of the most prolific writers and chemists of the period. He first discovered optical sensitizers, which made possible panchromatic photography. Contains a thorough review of sensitizers, panchromatic and orthochromatic photography.
Roosens and Salu No. 7664, indicating that although translated from the German, this is the first and only separate edition of this work.