Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1877. First edition. 12mo., vi, 191,  pp. Contemporary quarter morocco gilt and blindstamped cloth over boards; cloth slightly rubbed. Aside from a faint dampstain to the upper tip of the first few leaves and to the foredge of the last few leaves, this is a near fine copy. Item #53247
An excellent resource for the discovery and subsequent history of the Niépce and Daguerre and the first practitioners of photography.
Roosens and Salu No. 7461.