HOW TO MAKE PHOTOGRAPHS AND DESCRIPTIVE PRICE LIST.; NOVEMBER, 1888. [cover title]. Scovill Manufacturing Co, Henry C. Price.

HOW TO MAKE PHOTOGRAPHS AND DESCRIPTIVE PRICE LIST.; NOVEMBER, 1888. [cover title]

New York: Scovill Manufacturing Co., 1888. 8vo., (2), 117, [1] [2] pp., fully illustrated from engravings. Decorative paper wrappers, which are chipped, lacking a large portion of the spine; front and rear wrappers detached, along with the first and last few leaves, mild chipping to the foredge of the first 3 leaves. Good. Item #29800

The first eight pages provide instructions for using a dry plate camera, as well as processing and printing the negative, condensed from Price, H. C. HOW TO MAKE PICTURES. NY: Scovill, 1882; the remaining pages are a priced catalogue of supplies manufactured and offered by Scovill and others, some with detailed instructions for use. It includes: various camera outfits, including roll film, chemicals and accessories, dry plate outfits, tourist outfits, detective cameras, photographic outfits for bicyclists, microphotographic equipment, lenses, papers, albums, lanterns and every other item used by the amateur and professional.

Roosens and Salu No. 6419 for the full text by Price,1882. See Romaine, Lawrence B. A GUIDE TO AMERICAN TRADE CATALOGS 1744 - 1900, p. 264 for other printings with a lesser pagination.

Price: $200.00

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