[Paris]: Hachette & Cie. 1899. First edition. Folio, 50 pp., , plus seven hand-pulled photogravure plates with tissue guards. The text is further illustrated with over 40 additional photo-illustrations. Occasional light foxing to the blank margins of the plates. Illustrated wrappers with photogravure vignettes on the front and rear wrappers. Housed in a custom made clamshell box, with decorative leather onlays of various colors, gilt and blind embossed. Item #53236
This anthology contains gravures after negatives by Annan, Boissonas, Demachy, Kuhn, Maskell, Puyo, and others. "Later collected by Alfred Stieglitz, the work of Annan, Demachy, Kuhn, and Puyo influenced his Photo-Secession esthetic." The Truthful Lens, No. 102.