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    Engraved Plates of Architectural Studies in Perspective

    Edme Sébastien Jeaurat. Traité de Perspective a l'Usage des Artistes. Paris: Charles-Antoine Jomert, 1750.

    First edition. Quarto. vi, [2], 232, [ten leaves of plates], 233-240, [errata] pages. 110 numbered engraved plates, with nineteen plates duplicated (not uncommon with this edition), bringing the total plate count to 129. Engraved head- and tail-pieces by Pierre Soubeyran and P. E. Babel.

    Full early mottled calf. Raised bands. Gilt lettering to spine. Marbled endpapers. Some scarring to the boards. Wear to head and foot of spine. Corners slightly bumped. Hinges weak. Inked name of contemporary owner to title page. Some toning to pages. Very good.

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