Johan Merken & Anderer Theil : Liber artificiosus ALPHABETI MAIORIS, ( newly invented art, writing and drawing book ), 1782. Landscape qto. hb qtr binding with textured cloth, gilt. Two volumes in one. Pages of descriptive text and listings followed by 30 intricately engraved plates linked to numbered items in the text. Effectively an 18th.C. guide to styles of calligraphy, drawing and engraving. Scarce Binding with some wear at the extremities but sound. Text and engravings vg.
Est £200 - £400