LOT 453
SOLD €600,00

[Artist's handbook] Charles-Antoine Jombert. Nouvelle methode pour apprendre a dessiner

sans maître. Ou l'on explique par de nouvelles Démonstrations les premiers elémens & les regles generales de ce grand art, avec la maniere de l'étudier pour s'y perfectionner en peu de tems. Le tout accompagné de quantité d'examples (...). Enrichi de cent vingt planches. Paris, 1740. Bound with: Diverses figures a l'eau forte de petits Amours (...) Plus(ieu)rs fortes de Masques (...) Farinati Paolo. Paris, C.A. Jombert, 1736. 2 parts in one vol.

Small folio, acidified calf, title on spine in gilt stamping, marbled endpapers, illus. title, 37,(3) pp., in border, 6 text engravings, 4 head- and tailpieces and 121 copper engravings on 82 leaves, engraved by C.N. Cochin and others. The bound-along part with 30 copper engravings on 15 lvs., 2 bookplates on endpapers incl. a stamped bookplate repeated on the title page (from the collection of M. Cotelle de Grand Maison). Text part sl. tanned, else a few brown stains; copper engravings in very good condition. First edition. Cf. Graesse IV, 694.

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