Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1879. First edition. Small 8vo., xiv, 284 pp., frontispiece is a phototypie by Quinsac with partially detached tissue guard, plus a full-page phototypie plate by C. Relvas; other illustrations in text. Half calf and marbled boards, spine with gilt title and rules; scuffing primarilly at the top and bottom of the spine. Occasional light foxing. A very good copy. Item #53484
A well-illustrated manual covering phototypie, a collotype process utilizing greasy-ink on a gelatin plate.
Roosens and Salu No. 8290.