Traité d’Optique Photographique | Désiré von Monckhoven

Published in 1866 this treatise is a great introduction to the optics of the first decades of photography. There is a theoretical part about light behavior and the basics about lenses, but there is also a lot of practical information organizing families and progresses made in photographic lenses manufacturing.

It can be found online at link:  archive.org

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