LOT 372
SOLD €450,00

[Artists' manuals. Woodturning] Charles Plumier (1646-1704). L'art de tourner,

ou de faire en perfection toutes sortes d'ouvrages au tour (...). Ouvrage très-curieux et très-necessaire à ceux qui s'excercent au tour. Nouvelle édition, corrigée & augmentée. Paris, Ch.-A. Jombert, 1749. XXVI,(1),244 p. Folio. French and Latin text in columns, w. engr. frontisp. and 80 plates, engr. title vignette and headpiece, woodcut head and tailpieces, contemp. marbled calf, gilt and ribbed spine. Occas. yellowed, leaf Qq2 lacks lower blank corner, not affecting the text, occas. waterst., binding shows some wear, upper joint splitting. Overall a good copy.

2nd and finest ed. (1st ed. publ. 1701), enlarged with 2 chapters and 8 plates. Cf. Kat. Orn. Berlin 1246.

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