A MANUAL OF PHOTOGRAPHIC CHEMISTRY, INCLUDING THE PRACTICE OF THE COLLODION PROCESS.
Hardwich, T. Frederick.
- London: John Churchill, 1859.
- stamped cloth, with gilt lettering on spine
- vi, [iii]-xii, 13-300 pages
- Order Nr. 97837
- Price: $250.00 other currencies
Fifth edition. Greatly expanded and revised from the first edition of 1855. This manual quickly became the standard for its time. Several plates are included with illustrations of the chemical processes, a complete index and useful information. The introduction to the second edition is included and concludes with "In conclusion, a hope is expressed that this 'Manual of Photographic Chemistry' may be found to be a complete and trustworthy guide on every point connected with the theory and practice of the Collodion process." With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson. Interior and exterior hinges are cracked, light foxing throughout, edges of covers are worn with bumped corners. Back cover detached.