Details
1. A Drawing Book of Landscapes. Philadelphia: Johnson & Warner, 1810. Rare. Shaw & Shoemaker 19994 (noting only 4 locations). Oblong octavo. Title-page, four plates. Disbound, chipped and fragile.Custom clamshell box.

2. DE WITT, Simeon (1756-1834). Elements of Perspective. Albany: H.C. Southwick, 1813. First and only edition of the first American book on perspective. Rarely seen on the market. Schimmelman, American Imprints on Arts 155. Octavo. 12 folding plates. 19th century boards rebacked in gilt calf. Provenance: Jas. B. Sargent (ownership signature dated1834) – R.P. Wyer (ownership signature dated 1849).

3. ART MANUAL – The Artists Companion, and Manufacturers Guide, Consisting of the Most Valuable Secrets in the Arts and Trades. Boston: J. Norman, 1814. Shaw & Shoemaker 33523. 12mo. (Tear from outer edge of last leaf with some loss of text.) Original sheep (worn). Custom quarter morocco box.

4. THACKERA, James. Thackaras Drawing Book for the Amusement and Instruction of Young Ladies & Gentlemen in the Pleasing and Elegant Art of Drawing. Philadelphia: James Thackara & Son Engravers, [c.1820]. Small quarto. Illustrated with engravings. Contemporary sheep-backed plain boards (worn, cover nearly detached). Custom quarter morocco slipcase.
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