Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1983. First edition. Oblong hardcover. First printing. 284 pages. A scholarly examination of this early method of photography as it was used by French photographers like Gustave Le Gray, Charles Negre, Hippolyte Bayard, and numerous others. Includes over 100 images. A clean and tight very near fine copy in a close to near fine dust jacket with a small tear at the bottom of the front panel near the spine and some other very minor wear.