Paris: Librairie Scientifique, Industrielle et Agricole, . First edition. 8vo., 246 pp., approximately 100 pp. of publisher's adverts. Original printed wrappers, which are chipped on the spine, with a partial printed label of the distributor affixed on the upper cover and title page. Old dampstain on the majority of pages; a near very good copy. Item #53208
Arthur Chevalier, was the son of Charles Chevalier, head of the famous Parisian optical firm who provided lenses to Niépce, Daguerre, Talbot and others. It was Charles who first designed the Megascope, an optical device, similar to the camera obscura, for projection of opaque photographs.
Roosens and Salu No. 6559.