Paris: Libr. centrale des sciences de Leiber; Bruxelles: librairie d'Auguste Schnée, 1861. First French edition. 8vo., 312 pp.,  priced adverts of chemicals and supplies printed on yellow paper, engraved figures in text. Contemporary quarter calf and marbled paper over boards, edges and tips rubbed. Rear upper tip bumped; occasional light foxing; early owner's occasional ink notations. A near very good copy. Item #53075
A comprehensive manual for both professional and amateur photographers, first published in 1859 in German and often expended and reprinted, and widely translated. This is the first French edition from the second German edition of 1861.
Roosens and Salu No. 6662.