The practical printer: a complete manual of photographic printing...

Philadelphia: Edward L. Wilson, 1878. Second edition, 8vo, pp. viii, [13]-220; mounted albumen photograph frontispiece, in this copy of a standing woman, by G. M. Elton of Palmyra, NY; text illustrations throughout; original blue cloth gilt; ex-library with spine labels, stamping, and pocket residue on lower endpaper, portion of lower free endpaper excised, upper hinge cracked. An early manual for the amateur photographer. Originally published 1874, this work contains “full details concerning all the styles and processes of plain and albumen paper printing, and of printing on porcelain.” The subject of the frontispiece varies between copies. The last 11 pages consist of ads for photographic supplies. Item #55788

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