Paris: Librairie Ch. Delagrave, . First edition. 8vo., xx, 493,  pp., 27 b&w and color plates with tissue guards, text illustrations. Quarter cloth and marbled paper over boards, tips rubbed. Ownership stamp of nineteenth century French photographer Hubert Bretin on the front and rear free endpapers and an occasional text leaf, with same on the title page largely erased, leaving a short closed tear; scattered foxing. Near very good. Item #53194
An exceptional treatise on photomechanical techniques, with examples of a Woodburytype, photoglyptie, phototypie, photogravure, chromolithograph, a color carbon photograph, as well as monochrome plates as illustrations of color separations, etc.
Roosens and Salu No. 8171.