Auction 458 / Lot n° 66

DAGUERRE, Louis Jacques Mandé (1787-1851) - Historique et description des procédés du daguerréotype et du diorama. Deuxième édition augmentée et corrigée par l'Auteur. Paris: Béthune e Plon per Susse Frères, 1839. "Deuxieme edition", but fifth issue of the first edition published just a few months after the first. "Despite the statement on the title page, this is not a second edition. Except for the title page and advertising insert it is identical to the first. Entered in Bibliographie de la France, 19 October 1839" (Gernsheim). 8vo (210 x 135mm). Half-title, 6 plates (some foxing). Original brown printed wrappers, small bookseller's ticket pasted on front panel (some light wear and a repair to spine) Gernsheim. Daguerre, pp. 192-193, n. 5.

Estimate 1,000 - 1,500€

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