Paris: Alphonse Giroux et Cie, Éditeurs, Rue du Coq-Saint-Honoré, No. 7, où se Fabriquent les Appareils; et chez les Principaux Libraires, Papetiers, Marchands, d'Estampes et Opticiens, 1839. Nouvelle Edition, corrigée et augmentée du portrait de l'auteur. 8vo., [ii], frontispiece portrait, [ii], 76 pp., 6 leaves of plates. A fine and bright copy, complete with the half-title page, in a later binding of quarter straight grained morocco with morocco tips and paper over boards, titled in gilt on spine. Item #50904
Other than this issue having been printed by Felix Matteste et Cie, the imprint, the introduction of the engraved portrait of Daguerre, and the re-engraved plates with one added figure, this, the Second Edition is the eighth issue of Daguerre's manual with the text identical to the previous issues. The date of this issue is established by its entry in Bibliographie de la France, 28 September, 1839.
Printing and the Mind of Man No. 318b. Hoblit/Grolier No. 21a (4th issue). Norman No. 569. Roosens and Salu No. 2778a. Bellier de la Chavignerie, Manuel Bibliographie du Photographe Francais, 1863, No. 4, listing an earlier issue.