Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1858. First edition. 4to., , 198 pp. The cloth binding is lightly faded; lacking front endpaper, front hinge slightly loose, board tips curled, and lightly foxed. Good. Item #29795
Provides a brief history of the "discovery of the beautiful art of photography"; Wedgwood, Niépce, Daguerre and Talbot are all discussed; includes bibliographical footnotes and index.