New York: Humphrey's Journal, 1857.
Hardcover. Near Fine. Third edition, revised and greatly enlarged. 5" x 7.5", pp. xii, 2-215, with index, illustrations. Errata notice mounted to front blank. Original red cloth with blind-stamped decoration. Corners lightly rubbed, a few small stains on the spine; internals clean and sound. Humphrey was editor of The Dauguerrean Journal, the world's first specialist photographic periodical, which commenced publication in November 1850. This book was one of the first American manuals to provide full instructions for the collodion wet-plate process.