Paris: Gauthier-Villars et Fils, 1888.
First French Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 221 pp, with mountted photographic frontispiece and 197 illustrations in the text. Decorative paper-covered boards, with a gilt-stamped red leather spine label and the original wrappers bound in. Mild toning; else a lovely copy. Josef Maria Eder (1855-1944) was an Austrian chemist who specialized in the chemistry of photography and was instrumental in the development of specialised photographic films and papers. A a professor at the Vienna University of Technology, he worked to implement scientific methods into the development of photographic processes. This book was first published in German as Die Moment-Photographie in Ihrer Anwendung Auf Kunst Und Wissenschaft.