London: Longman & Co., C. Hullmandel & Ackermann & Co., 1833. Second edition. Small 4to., vii, 92 pp., decorative lithographic title page, plus 19 plates (including frontispiece), map, facsimiles. Contemporary binding of quarter leather with tips, and marbled paper over boards, gilt-titled label on spine. Housed in a custom made calf and cloth clamshell box, with a gilt-decorated label on spine. Slight bump to one board tip; else a near fine copy. Item #28860
This is the second edition of the first English manual on lithography. It contains fine lithographic plates illustrating variant printing techniques, including the use of two plates. Excellent descriptions of processes and survey of the field shortly before introduction of photography and photomechanical methods of reproduction.