Études de chiffres arabes,
avec des examples et un grand tableau autographiés par l'auteur.Paris: Librairie Dezobry, E. Madeleine et Cie., 1845 Stock Code: 90010
First and only edition, uncommon, WorldCat locates copies at BnF, Oxford, Tel Aviv, University of California, Swiss National Library, and Kunstbibliothek - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. An interesting study of the morphology of Arab numerals with reference to calligraphy, illustrated with a series of elegant proportional studies lithographed by Villain, and hand-coloured.
Quarto. Original blue paper wrappers, typographic title label to the front panel.
19 lithographed plates, 10 of them with hand-colour.
A little rubbed, some splitting at the spine, light browning, a very good copy.
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