Traite de Geometrie Theorique et Pratique, a L'Usage des Artistes.
Place Published: Paris
Date Published: 1744
Description: Copper engraved title page vignette by Cochin, 2 head and tail pieces by Cochin and 45 engraved fold out plates, 10 by Cochin and 35 by Chedel. xvi, 231, 1pp. + 8 page catalogue of Jombert. 8vo, original mottled calf, spine chipped and very worn. Paris: Ch. A. Jombert, 1744. A very good clean copy in a worn binding.
Comments: This book reproduces the Le Clerc(1637-1714) plates which were geometric designs placed above charming vignette landscapes or genre scenes. He was one of the greatest and most prolific illustrators in Baroque France. Cohen-De Ricci 611-612; Fowler, 144-145.Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(-)
Book ID: 217913