1858 Chapman's American Drawing Book Illustrated
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-09-10)
Price : US $19.99
'Manual For the Amateur' written by J.G. Chapman, N.A.
Published by Redfeld & Savage, New York.
Beautifully illustrated 'To The Use of Public and Private Schools, as well as Home Instruction.'
The first edition was published in 1847. This is a revised edition.
Size is 9.6' w. by 11.6' h.
304 Pages with 11 Chapters varying from Etching & Engraving to Sketching and Painting.
Very detailed, it even instructs wall preparation for murals.
Advertised as 'Anyone who can learn to write can learn to draw.'
Overall average to average plus condition.
Some staining, chipping and rubbing on covers and spine.
It appears that one of the front end papers is missing.
Interior and illustrations are good. See Photos.
This book is sold (sold on 2008-09-10)
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