LE BLANC, Charles. Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes.
Paris, P. Jannet - F. Vieweg, 1854-1856-.
Four volumes bound in three books (220x149 mm), vol. 1: vii-(1)-639 pages / vol. 2: (4)-640 pages / vol. 3: (8)-625-(5 bl.)-vi-271 pages. binding : Contemporary quarter sheep, flat spine, title in gilt on lettering-piece. Foxing. Spines rubbed ans slightly faded.
This book is an essential guide for all print lovers. It contains: a dictionary of French and foreign engravers, a repertory and a dictionary of marks and monograms to identify prints whose artists are anonymous, a table of painters, sculptors, architects and draughtsmen, a methodical table of written prints and a section on the history of engraving.
Price : 200 €