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Bibliotheque de l'Artisan Pratique - L'Art de: Repousser les Metaux ~ Modeler le Cuir ~ Sculpter la Corne ~ Pyrograver le Bois ~ et Sculpture Kerbschnitt

by le Professeur P. Lugrin

Paris & Lyon, France: J. Nicolas Aine, circa 1928.

Softcover is overall in GOOD condition.

  • Volume displays moderate overall wear to covers and interior.
  • Heavy stock red covers are between hardcover and softcover, semi-flexible, and feature gilt text on front.
  • Covers are mildly faded and exhibit some faint scattered black/gray stains, as well as edgewear with rubbing and bumped corners.
  • Shoulders are cracked, and exhibit rubbing as well as some chipping all along. (See photos)
  • Spine is rough, with fading and rubbing, and chipped ends as well as some horizontal tears.
  • Binding is fragile, with occasional gaps to gutter, as well as notable cracking to gutter at title page. (See photos)
  • Endpapers are vivid red. 
  • Interior is well-preserved, with minor toning and scarce occasional foxing, slightly more to title pages. (See photos)
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Textblock edges display some toning and dust, more to head. (See photos)
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20181003

80 pgs (1st book) + 92 pgs (2nd book) + 54 pgs (3rd book) + 80 pgs (4th book) + 54 pgs (5th book). 6.5 x 9.75 inches.
Five booklets bound in one, about the arts of metal sculpture, wood engraving, and more. This edition compiles several of Professor Lugrin's works, creating a detailed and comprehensive guide to working with metals, leather, wood, and stone. It also includes a volume about Kerbschnitt sculpture. Lugrin's erudite guide includes a description of the materials, of the tools to be used, and of the technique for each of these arts.
Five booklets bound in one. Text in French. Illustrated in B&W with line drawings and photographs.

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Modified Item: No
Country/Region of Manufacture: France
Binding: Softcover Wraps
Region: Europe
Original/Facsimile: Original
Language: French
Special Attributes: Illustrated
Subject: Reference
Topic: Art Instruction
Place of Publication: Paris / Lyon
Publisher: J. Nicolas Aine
Author: P. Lugrin
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