The very rare Henri Morin typography for technical/architectural drawing, circa 1900

The very rare Henri Morin typography for technical/architectural drawing, circa 1900

160 euros

Circa

1900

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Scientific Books, Early Technology, Drawing Instruments

Description

[MORIN (Henri)], Recueil & principes des différents genres d’écritures employés dans le dessin des plans, Paris, H. Morin, [circa 1900] 

4to oblong of 4 leaves ; original wrappers.

 

Very rare publication of typography applied to technical drawing by Henri Morin, the most important scientific, surveying and drawing instrument maker in France at the beginning of the 20th century. 

The 4 leaves give examples of English, round, capital (leaning, shaded and ornate), Roman, Roman bent and italic typography. 

This small booklet is superbly printed on strong paper “Daguerre n ° 1”. 

We have not located any copies in world public collections.

Very good condition.

 

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FR Le Zograscope

Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris, Le Zograscope specializes in antique and rare books in Science, Medicine and Technology, and rare antique instruments in the same fields. We have especially a strong interest in early and continental microscopy, early and special mathematical/drawing instruments, medical and surgical instrument, and rare technology.

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