Cours Rationnel de Dessin a l'usage des Ecoles Elementaires
Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1876. First Edition. Red hardback cloth with matching red leather spine. Gilt titles and decoration to the spine. Gilt decoration to the front board showing that the book belonged to the Chambre Syndicale des Entrepreneurs Beaune in 1889. A touch of rubbing and darkening to the boards and spine. Marbled end papers and University of France bookplate showing that this was a First Prize for Graphic Design work in 1889. The work is full of text, and with a large number of engraved illustrations, showing the technique of perspective and artistic geometry. Text in French. 152 pages. 270 x 170 mm (10¾ x 6¾ inches).