Lot 32 of 312:
1877 work on photographic processes  

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Les progrès de la photographie. Résumé comprenant les perfectionnements apportés aux divers procédés photographiques pour les épreuves négatives et les épreuves positives, Les nouveaux modes de tirage des épreuves positives par les impressions dites au charbon ou matière colorantes diverses, et aux encres grasses.

Davanne, Alphonse


Gauthier-Villars, Imprimeur-Libraire



vi, 210 pp. Illustrated. (8vo), ¼ maroon leather with marbled boards, spine stamped in gilt. First Edition.

Work on new photographic processes and apparatuses, including reproducing images in color.

Lot Amendments

Some shelf wear; head and tail of spine lightly rubbed; corners bumped, extremities rubbed; foxing; back free endpaper is loose; overall very good.

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