The techniques of drawing on stone in England and France and their application in works of topography
First edition, hardback in dustwrapper. 28 × 19cm, xxii, 302pp + plates.
Subtitled "The techniques of drawing on stone in England and France and their application in works of topography", this is an authoritative examination of process of lithography in the first half of the nineteenth century (chalk and ink, engraving dessin a la pointe etc), and concentrates on how these were used to illustrate handbooks with topographical and landscape prints. Illustrated with 158 examples.
The book itself is in very good condition, the dustwrapper has some light wear and has been price-clipped but by the publisher with their price sticker to the front flap.
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