Paris: Piublisher not identified, 1900. First edition. 4to., [29cm. x 19.8 cm]
/ 102 pp., portrait frontispiece with tissue guard, illustrations in text, 10 plates with tissue guards (1 of these in color). Printed wrappers expertly repaired with a new paper spine. Moderate wear; a very good copy. Housed in a new
cloth clamshell box. Item #32023
A history of photography and processes, which includes two chapters by Léon Vidal - one is a history of photogravure and the other on color photography. Details several other photomechanical processes and their inventors. Illustrations include those by Robert Demachy and by Puyo.
There are several issues of this report, three of which vary only in size; a fourth, a later issue has a slightly different wording to the title and is dated 1903. Étienne-Jules Marey was the president of the committee.
Roosens and Salu No. 3704.