Publisher: Paris: Ex typographia Firminorum Didot, 1855.
Edition: Didot's pocket Horace of 1855, in which the publisher famously substituted in some copies mounted photographs of the engravings, which he announces in the introduction: "For a few copies photography, that marvel of our century, reproduced the very drawings of Mr. Barrias."
Bibliographical References: Bulletin of the NYPL, Early Works Illustrated with Photographs, 11.
Condition: A fine copy in plain and somewhat uninspiring binding.
Book ID: 25629
DescriptionSmall 8vo, later maroon morocco, a.e.g. Photographic frontispiece, six photographic plates, eleven photographic headpieces and two folding maps.
Comments¶ This copy contains all the engravings in photographic reproduction. There are intermediate states that have a combination of engravings and photographs.