[New York: Scovill Manufacturing Co.], 1889. 8vo., , 121  pp., fully illustrated from engravings. Decorative paper wrappers. Lacking a portion of the spine, soft vertical crease, lacking a few chips to the front wrapper, corner creased on the rear. Very good. Item #53173
The first eight pages provide instructions for using a dry plate camera, as well as processing and printing the negative, condensed from Price, H. C. HOW TO MAKE PICTURES. NY: Scovill, 1882; the remaining pages are a priced catalogue of supplies manufactured and offered by Scovill and others, some with detailed instructions for use. It includes: various camera outfits, including roll film, chemicals and accessories, dry plate outfits, tourist outfits, detective cameras, photographic outfits for bicyclists, microphotographic equipment, lenses, papers, albums, lanterns and every other item used by the amateur and professional.
This is a revised version of HOW TO MAKE PHOTOGRAPHS... New York: Scovill Manufacturing Co., 1888, with the text changed on the cover from Scovill to E.J. Pullman, 935 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C.
Roosens and Salu No. 6419 for the full text by Price,1882. See Romaine, Lawrence B. A GUIDE TO AMERICAN TRADE CATALOGS 1744 - 1900, p. 264 for other printings with a lesser pagination.