8vo, pp. [iv], 314 with tables and diagrams to the text; some instance of limited spotting or soiling, uncut; a good copy in recent quarter black morocco over dark marbled boards, gilt lettering to spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers; fine appearance.
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L’art du photographe comprenant les procédés complets sur papier et sur glace négatifs et positifs.
Second edition revised and enlarged (first 1859), rare.
Not in COPAC or WorldCat. COPAC shows only one copy of first edition: Imperial. WorldCat shows only one copy of first edition: Biblioteca Civi di Roverto, Italy.
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