Paris: Labé, 1859. First edition. Small 8vo., ix, 309 pp., illustrated with 39 engraved figures of which 2 are full-page plates, and a mounted carbon print. Contemporary quarter calf and marbled paper over boards; light rubbing at the edges. A fine copy. Item #53126
A manual on all aspects of the collodion and albumen process, stereo photography, photographic chemistry and theory, and Garnier and Salmon's various photomechanical processes, with particular attention to their carbon process. The mounted carbon photograph by James Robertson is a view of the Mosque of Sultan Achmet, in Istanbul.
Roosens and Salu No. 187. Bellier de la Chavignerie, Manuel Bibliographie du Photographe Francais, 1863, No. 113.