London, South Kensington
8 December 2000
LAIRESSE, Gérard de. Les Principes du Dessein; ou Methode courte et facile, Amsterdam and Leipzig: Arkstée and Merkus, 1746. 2°, title printed in red and black, large engraved vignette on title by Ph. Tiedeman after C. Huyberts, 120 engraved plates, illustrations (apart from the last few plates only very light, mainly marginal, waterstaining), contemporary morocco-backed boards (extremities worn); bookplate of John L. Nevinson. Brunet III, 775.
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