Elements of Design, Book First: For the Use of Parents and Teachers.
Boston: S.R. Urbino, 1864. 8vo. 39 pp with 36 plates. TExt uses b&w plates to show how to draw figures, starting with stick people and progressing in complexity. Covers are soiled and rubbed, esp to corners. Backing is missing, newpaper shows through. Spine ends rubbed. Interior foxed. Previous owner's names to ffep and fpd. Plate 29 has extensive pencil marginalia. Plate 9 is detached, but present. "The object of the following pages is to exemplify in its rudiments a method of teaching to draw.." Good Quarter Cloth (Item ID: 110165)