Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    George Hamilton. The Elements Of Drawing, In Its Various Branches For The Use Of Students. London: Richard Phillips, 1812. Krown & Spellman retail: $500. First Edition. 8vo. [A]4, B-G8, H2. [x],102,[26]pp. Contemporary red roan backed marbled boards, vellum tips, hinges cracked at head, some offsetting from plates, small marginal tear to B8. 51 engravings (13 hand-colored, 2 very partial, the others are by an owner's hand, it was issued with only 9 colored). From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: "...this is the first arranged and comprehensive work on this Art ever published in England..." [From the preface.]         NSTC H333. Abbey, Life, 135.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    2nd Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 231

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 March 29 Vintage Guitars & Musical Instruments Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    We had a wonderful time in New York during the October 2013 Historical Manuscripts auction that featured my mother’s papers collected during her tenure as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s secretary. In fact, the entire experience from beginning to end has been a pleasure.
    Howard Ballou,
    Brandon, MS
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 November 14-16 Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part IV - Dallas
    2019 November 14-16 Space Exploration Auction Featuring The Armstrong Family Collection Part IV - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $2,537,851