Veiling 358 Old & Rare Books - Various subjects

ARTIST'S MANUALS -- DUPAIN (DE MONTESSON, L.Ch.). La science des ombres, par rapport au dessein. Ouvrage nécessaire à ceux qui veulent dessiner l'architecture civile & militaire, ou qui se destinent à la peinture. (Avec le dessinateur au cabinet et à l'armée. Par., C.-A. Jombert, 1750. 2 parts in 1 vol. xvi, 92; (2), iii, (1), 95-168, (4) pp. W. 246 ills. on 18 fold. engr. plates. Cont. mottled cf. w. raised bands & richly dec. gilt spine, red edges. (Spine ends chipped, joints (partly) split, corners bumped, margins sl. thumbed/soiled in a few places, else a fine copy).

First edition of a clear and succinct teaching course on the art of shadows, necessary for artists and draughtsmen, together with a short course on drawing both at home and in the field and both for civil engineering and for military purpose. The author (ca. 1720-ca. 1790) was a geometrist & military engineer, and teacher of the Duc de Berry. - Vagnetti EIVb30: "Importante trattato"; Kat. Orn. Berl. 4737 (later ed. of 1760). Not in Cioranescu.

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