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First edition. Uncommon, just four locations for either this or the second edition of the same year on Copac. “These Sketching Notes are founded chiefly upon the teaching on the late Mr. James Lobley, Master of the Bradford School of Design – a wise and enthusiastic teacher of large presence and large heart, most firm hand and most delicate execution” (Introduction). Attractive little guide for beginners. Contemporary ownership inscription of Dorothy Bell to the front pastedown.
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Octavo. Original green slub cloth, title gilt to the spine and front board. Frontispiece and 16 other plates, illustrations to the text. Just a little rubbed, the corners bumped, endpapers browned, text lightly toned, mild foxing to the fore-edge, perforated “Review Copy” stamp to the title page, a very good copy.