Traite generale de photographie suivi d'un chapitre spécial sur le gélatino-bromure d'argent
Originally published in 1852, this was a standard and long popular work, here offered in its eighth and last edition; it was translated into French, German, Italian and Russian. Monckhoven (1834-1882) was a Belgian chemist, physicist and photographic researcher. He devoted his entire life to photographic studies. He made important discoveries and advances in solar enlarging, artificial illumination, photographic optics, pigment papers and the process of gelatin silver bromide.
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Half leather over marbled paper boards, spine on 5 raised bands, gilt decorations, title label with gilt lettering, marbled endpapers. Profusely illustrated with 184 text illustrations and 3 mounted photos. Some minor wear to the binding, covers slightly warped. Occasional foxing, overall good and sound copy.