Sale 18BP01 | Lot 178

COX, DAVID A Treatise on Landscape Painting and Effect in Water Colours: from the first rudiments to the finished picture: with examples in Outline, Effect and Colouring.

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Lot 178
COX, DAVID A Treatise on Landscape Painting and Effect in Water Colours: from the first rudiments to the finished picture: with examples in Outline, Effect and Colouring.
London: S and J. Fuller, at the Temple of Fancy, 1814. First edition, second issue. 19th century three-quarters morocco with leather titling-piece on upper cover, marbled endpapers. 11 1/4 x 18 inches (28.5 x 46 cm); title, 32 pp. text, 24 soft ground etchings, 16 uncolored aquatints, and sixteen hand-colored plates on gray backgrounds. Some pale foxing to the soft-ground etchings. The Joel Spitz copy, with his bookplate.
One of the best of the early drawing books. Abbey Life 115.


C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $531 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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