Leipzig: Wilhelm Englemann, 1863. First edition. 8vo., viii, 86 pp., text illustrations, plus 7 albumen photographs mounted on 4 stiff paper leaves. Minor scattered foxing, with a few small stains on the blank margins of the plates; list of plates provided in facsimile. Later binding of paper over boards with quarter morocco spine, titled in gilt on the spine label. Very good. Item #50775
Joseph von Gerlach (1820-1896) was a famous and respected histologist, professor of anatomy and physiology. This is considered the first instructional manual for photomicrography.
Roosens and Salu No. 8385. Heidtmann, et al. - German Photographic Literature 1839 - 1978, No. 3028.