Paris: Bachelier, Librarie (successeur de Mme Ve Courcier), 1823. Item #036246
viii, 333 p., plus the 85 engraved plates of the "Atlas" interspersed in the copy. 19th-century brown half-leather with marbled boards (the marbled paper on the rear panel lightly chipped along the leather edge), faded gilt lettering on the upper spine, marbled endpapers. Bit of scattered occasional foxing, mostly in the printed textblock). Includes both the printed t.p. and half-title, plus the engraved t.p. The remaining 84 engraved plates are bound at the end of the corresponding sections of the printed text: Géometrie (Plates 1-6); Géometrie descriptive (Plates 1-20); Optique (Plates 1-8, of which Plates 5-8 are hand-colored); Ombres (Plates 1-26, of which Plates 2,3, 5, and 14 are bound upside down); Perspective (Plates 1-34). The final unpaginated page of text contains the printed errata.