London: Ackermann, 1841.
First edition. Illustrated with 12 plates on 10 leaves including engravings, lithographs, aquatints, mezzotints, etc. Pp. [viii], 109, [3, ads], 14 (ads). 1 vols. Tall 8vo. Original tan cloth, titled in gilt. Faded, spine worn (small losses at head and foot), occasional light foxing. Very good minus. Gernsheim, Incunabula 652; Abbey, Life 125. Item #312678
Comprehensive review of illustration techniques, including an early chapter on “photogenic drawing” covering the three pioneering methods of photography.
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