Artist's Book, Original Pencil Drawings -- Landscapes

manuscript; sketchbook; original artwork]

Published by late 18th to early 19th century, France
Used Condition: Very Good+ Hardcover
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Mottled cloth over boards (approx. 16-by-12 inches); contains 5 original pencil drawings (the first, a taxonomy of 11 tress, then 4 landscapes), average size about 11-by-8 inches, with handwritten labels in the wide margins (in blue ink, in French). Artist's name pencilled lightly in the images, appears to be "A. Borrel." Scuffing along spine and edges of boards. Drawings are lovely and accomplished, rich in texture and tone, with intricate details and white highlights -- features a castle, cottage, lake, and train station, with small human figures in the wide landscape. Some very faint rubbing, else fine, suitable for display. Bookseller Inventory # D4304

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Title: Artist's Book, Original Pencil Drawings -- ...

Publisher: late 18th to early 19th century, France

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good+