Nuremberg: J.J. Fleischmann. hardcover. Frontispiece and 116 copper engraved plates. 6 parts. Erster Theil, 1771: 6 pages of text, 18 plates of the human eye, ears mouth, face arms legs etc. Anderer Thei, 1768l: 4 pages of text, 18 plates of line drawings of the nude in various positions. Dritter Thei, 1773l: 3 pages of text, 18 plates of classical & mythological figures, clothed and unclothed. Fierter Theil, 1773: 4 pages of text, 18 plates showing human proportion and symmetry, children, cherubs, and large figures of men and women. Grundliche Anleitung, 1774: 2 pages of text and 16 plates of landscapes. Grundliche Anleitung: half title only, n.d., 12 plates of botanical engravings. CARLO CESIO. L' Anatomia Deipittori, 1769: 16 plates of anatomical studies. Folio, early boards (quite worn), first few pages and title pages are creased, occasional spotting, hinge on title page repaired. Nuremberg: J.J. Fleischmann, 1771-1774. Scarce. A good copy. very good(-).
The complete drawing course by the artist and director of the Art Academy at Nuremberg, Germany. First published in parts in the 1730's and then republished throughout the century.