Paris: G. Masson, 1890. Marey, Etienne Jules. First edition. 8vo., xvi, 394 pp., 1 photographic plate, errata, and 164 illustrations in the text, including charts, graphs, drawings and images from b&w photographs. Later binding of red cloth with a gilt-titled morocco spine label, original illustrated paper front wrapper bound-in. Aside from the engraved ex-libris of the Bibliotheque de la Science Française, Exposition de San Francisco 1915, and a simple stamp, "Univ. of California Withdrawn" on the front pastedown, and a paper label of the flag of France affixed to the bottom of the spine, this is a bright and very good copy. Item #52098
" The plate shows 26 views of a bird in flight taken in one-half second... this along with the researches of Muybridge, proved one of the important steps towards cinematography, many feel Marey to be the creator of animated photography." Naef, THE TRUTHFUL LENS No. 113.