Paris: Librairie Germer Baillière, 1876. First French edition. 8vo.,223 pp 48 page publisher's catalogue, mounted Woodburytype frontispiece, illustrationed with figures and engravings. Quarter calf with gilt title and decorations, gilt and blind embossed cloth over boards with the crest of Lycee Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand on the upper cover. Title page loose and partially opened at the gutter; occasional foxing. A good copy. Item #53549
The frontispiece is a Woodburytype of the moon. This manual by Dr. Vogel is a classic in the field of photographic technology and its theory. The latest innovations in light sensitive coatings, apparatus and techniques are contained in each succeeding edition. The author introduced the optical sensitizers for emulsions, making possible panchromatic materials and the entire field of color photography.
Roosens and Salu No. 7957.