Philadelphia: James W. Queen & Co., 1888. First edition. 8vo., 266 pp., volume title page, illustrated with numerous engravings, charts, and formulas, with a photographic frontispiece at the start of each issue. Volume 1, comprised of 9 monthly issues, April - December, 1888. Ex-libris of The Camera Club Library of New York affixed to the front pastedown. Marbled endpapers. Newly rebacked in cloth, with original cloth over boards, and morocco tips. Moderate staining to 6 leaves, mostly near the gutter from an inserted object, else very good. Item #30036
Edited by Joseph J. Fox, it is comprised of practical data, recent patents, and formulas for the professional or advanced amateur photographer, with reviews of events conducted by various camera clubs and societies.
Koelzer's PHOTOGRAPHIC AND CINEMATOGRAPHIC PERIODICALS, 1840 TO 1940 states that only 3 monthly issues were published. WorldCat indicates this periodical ceased with Volume 2, No. 2, February 1889. Only three institutions have the complete run in the original form, all others are microform.