Drawing from Nature: A Series of Progressive Instructions in Sketching, from Elementary Studies to Finished Views. With Examples from Switzerland and the Pyrenees. Illustrated by Eighteen Coloured and Lithographic Plates, and more than One Hundred Woodcuts.

Barnard, George

Editorial: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, London, 1865
Condición: Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Crooked House Books & Paper (Portland, OR, Estados Unidos de America)

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Green cloth boards with stamped gilt decoration and titles and beveled edges. Top edges gilt. Boards are rubbed with fairly heavy edge wear. Short split to front joint near head of spine. Bottom front corner worn through. Some soiling to top front corner. Gilt to top edges is faded. Frontispiece (plate) appears nibbled along part of the bottom edge. Scattered foxing throughout. Rear hinge partially cracked. Binding sound. Binder's ticket in bottom spine corner of rear end paper from Edmonds & Remnants of London. 348 pages, plus the plates. Two plates color chromolithographs. The others are tinted or monochromatic. Large, heavy book measures about 8 x 11 inches. George Barnard was a professor of drawing at Rugby School and the author of at least two other instruction manuals, Landscape Painting in Water Colours and Barnard's Trees. Drawing from Nature is a fascinating look at the details of nature, including plants and animals, along with detailed descriptions of related places and things, accompanied by lush and detailed illustrations. N° de ref. de la librería 000598

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Título: Drawing from Nature: A Series of Progressive...

Editorial: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, London

Año de publicación: 1865

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket

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Crooked House Books & Paper is a home-based operation in Portland, Oregon. We offer beautiful and unusual books & ephemera from our website, multiple other online venues, local shows and in our home showroom. Our specialties include illustrated books, children's books, beautiful bindings, Pacific Northwest interest, literature, early twentieth century ephemera, and the odd & unusual. We love pop-up books & paper with moving parts, weird instructional pamphlets, Britain in Pictures, Modern Library, anything art nouveau or art deco, and so much more.

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