MÉTHODES SIMPLIFIÉES DE PHOTOGRAPHIE SUR PAPIER:
Paris: Marion et Ce. 1857. First edition. 8vo., 132 pp., 2 tipped in paper samples and 1 engraved plate; bound in at the end are the 10 folding plates from Monckhoven's 1859, RÉPERTOIRE GÉNÉRAL DE PHOTOGRAPHIE PRATIQUE ET THÉORIQUE..., which include a chromolithograph, a photolithograph, engraved plates showing optics, lenses, developing equipment, stereoscopes, and equipment for making and printing photolithographs. Contemporary quarter gilt decorated morocco and marbled paper over boards; slightly rubbed at the edges. There is slight toning to the blank endpapers and at the top blank margin, with light occasional foxing to the additional plates. A very good copy. Item #54406
In this work, Monckhoven has enlarged and improved upon his prior writings on the calotype found in his TRAITÉ GÉNÉRAL DE PHOTOGRAPHIE... 1856, with the addition of albumen coatings, etc. There are two samples of sensitized paper: a coated waxed paper with extra-rapid double iodine, prepared to Mr. Marion's formula tipped to p. 62; and a chloride albumen sample tipped to p. 90.
Roosens and Salu No. 2082. Bellier de la Chavignerie, Manuel Bibliographie du Photographe Francais, 1863, fails to list this title. Joseph, Steven F., Belgian Photographic Literature of the 19th Century, No. 622, citing the print run at 1500 copies, with NYPL, UCLA, Harvard and University of Rochester as the only North American holdings. E. P. Goldschmid, Catalogue 52, ...Commemorating the Centenary of Fox Talbot and Daguerre 1839 - 1939, called this, "rare."