by HAMILTON, George
1812. HAMILTON, George. ELEMENTS OF DRAWING, IN ITS VARIOUS BRANCHES, FOR THE USE OF STUDENTS; ILLUSTRATED BY FIFTY-ONE ENGRAVINGS, PLAIN AND COLOURED, CONTAINING SEVERAL HUNDRED EXAMPLES, FROM THE WORKS OF THE GREATEST MASTERS. London: Printed for Richard Phillips..., 1812. Fifty-one plates showing human anatomy, landscapes, and natural history illustrations; ten plates of flowers and fruits, fish, shells, butterflies, and a parrot, are beautifully hand-colored. Octavo. [x],102, pp. + 16 p. publisher's cat. Contemporary binding: red morocco back with gilt-stamped title, marbled boards, edges speckled. Backstrip is sunned and abraded, chipped at heel, and joints tender. A few plates and the facing text pages are lightly foxed, but most are clean. A very good copy overall.
(Inventory #: 75580)