Nuremberg: J.J. Fleischmann.
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.
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.
Condition: Very Good(-)