Item #54404 LA PHOTOGRAPHIE AU CHARBON MISE A LA PORTÉE DE TOUS:. A. Liébert, Alphonse.
LA PHOTOGRAPHIE AU CHARBON MISE A LA PORTÉE DE TOUS:

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. Contemporary quarter leather and marbled paper over boards. The joints and edges are scuffed and rubbed. Although not called for, this copy has a mounted carbon portrait of young girl, credited to A. Liébert, as the frontispiece. Very good. Item #54404

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 treaties on all aspects of carbon printing, he introduced his improvements.

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

Price: $240.00

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