Item #15169 The Photograph and Ambrotype Manual: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Taking Positive and Negative Photographs on Paper and Glass, Commonly Known as Photography, in all its Branches; Containing all the Various Recipes Practised by the Most Successful Operations in the United States. N. G Burgess.

The Photograph and Ambrotype Manual: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Taking Positive and Negative Photographs on Paper and Glass, Commonly Known as Photography, in all its Branches; Containing all the Various Recipes Practised by the Most Successful Operations in the United States

New York and London: Wiley & Halsted and Trubner & Co., 1858.

Hardcover. Very good. Fifth edition (first published 1856). 4.5" x 7.25", pp 242, [3] ads. Original blind-stamped blue cloth. A very good, sound copy with moderate rubbing to extremities and occasional light foxing. Bookplate of Emmet Field Horne on front pastedown. According to the Preface, this edition adds "a set of the full and complete practical formulae for the production of all kinds of Photographs on paper, as well as those on glass, known as Ambrotypes." Also includes much detail on the processes and apparatus.

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