A Treatise on Etching, Maxime Lalanne, Estes and Lauriat, 1880, HC, VG.

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Lalanne, Maxime, et al. Boston, Estes and Lauriat Publishers, 1880. 
English, Very Good, HC, 8vo, 10 1/4" x 7 1/4", [v] xxx, [1] 79 pp.

Brown cloth over board, stamped gilt lettering to front and spine, stamped gilt decoration to spine, tears to head, tail, and tips, minor wear to edges, some to panels, spine, and pages throughout text block, age-toning to pages, otherwise, clean, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. [v] xxx, [1] 79 pp., replete with black ink etchings, Translator's Preface, Introductory Chapter "The Technical Elements of Etching," Description of the Plates, and Notes by S. R. Koehler, Letter by M. Charles Blanc, Introduction and text by Maxime Lalanne, Chapter I "Definitions and Character of Etching," Chapter II "Tools and Materials -- Preparing the Plate -- Drawing on the Plate with the Needle," Chapter III "Biting," Chapter IV "Finishing the Plate," Chapter V "Accidents," Chapter VI "Difference Between Flat Biting and Biting with Stopping Out," Chapter VII "Recommendations and Auxiliary Processes -- Zink and Steel Plates -- Various Theories," Chapter VII "Proving and Printing" and List of Works on the Practice and History of Etching. Beautifully produced English translation of the Second French Edition in which various processes on etching are detailed and illustrated by French artist, Maxime Lalanne (1827-1886).

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