SENEFELDER, Alois (1771-1834). A Complete Course of Lithography: containing Clear and Explicit Instructions in all the Different Branches and Manners of that Art, London: R. Ackermann, 1819. 4° (276 x 220mm). Lithographed portrait of Senefelder and 13 plates, 3 printed in colours, one plate of lithographed hand-writing (first few leaves dampstained, occasional staining and spotting, mostly marginal). Original blindstamped cloth (worn, dampstained, crudely rebacked). FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. Bigmore & Wyman 2:340.
With 5 other books including John Thomas Smith's Remarks on Rural Scenery; with twenty etchings of Cottages, from Nature; and some observations and precepts relative to the pictoresque (London, 1797, contemporary half calf), G. Baxter's The Pictorial Album; or, Cabinet of Paintings, for the Year 1837 (London, [n.d.], 2 copies, both defective), and S. C. Hall's The Book of Royalty (London, Ackermann, 1839, coloured plates, original morocco gilt). The lot sold not subject to return. (6)