London: Piper & Carter, 1874. First trade edition after a privately printed edition. 12mo., viii, errata slip, 168 pp., viii adverts, illustrations in text, adverts. Original printed wrappers lightly worn and soiled, hand lettered "ABNEY '74" on the blank spine. Very good. Item #52875
Photomechanical techniques and detailed information on a wide variety of negative and positive printing processes. Scarce in this first edition, this comprehensive text went through several editions into the 1900s.
Roosens and Salu No. 6411. OCLC locates only five copies.