LA PHOTOGRAPHIE AU CHARBON MISE A LA PORTÉE DE TOUS: NOUVEAU PROCÉDÉ D' IMPRESSION INALTÉRABLE PAR LES SELS DE CHROME...DESCRIPTION PRATIQUE DES OPERATIONS.

Paris: Chez L' Auteur, 1876. First edition. 12mo., 179., pp. Contemporatry quarter cloth and marbled paper over boards. The original printed wrappers, which have a scuff on the front are bound in. From the collection of A. Bisey, with his signature and printed paper label on the title page and his catalogue number slip pasted to the cloth on the front cover. Additionally, this copy was signed and presented by the author on the half-title page. The text is mildly toned. Very good. Item #53556

Alphonse Justin Liébert (1827 - 1913) a French naval officer, resigned his commission and opened a photographic studio in San Francisco, 1851. By 1864, he was back in Paris, where he introduced the melainotype (tintype); he was an early advocate of the carbon process, and in this, his treatis on all aspects of carbon printing, he introduced his improvements.

Roosens and Salu No. 1614. Scarce, with OCLC locating only ten copies.

Price: $500.00 save 25% $375.00

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