Philadelphia: Edward C. Biddle, (1845),
First Edition. small octavo, original three-quarter calf and marbled boards. xx, 132 pp., interspersed with XLI plates printed on one side. Edward C. Biddle, Item #29974
"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1845, by Rembrandt Peale." Numerous text illustrations besides the 41 plates. The "Fifth Books" focuses on "Drawing applied to Writing" with numerous illustrations. Front endpaper and half-title removed. Spine chipped at top and bottom, corners scuffed exposing board. Foxing to last ten paltes, else contents clean and unmarked. In a later marbled boards and cloth slipcase.
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