ANDRE, George G. The Draughtsman's Handbook of Plan and Map Drawing, including instructions for the preparation of engineering, architectural, and mechanical drawings. With numerous illustrations and coloured examples. xii, 150 pp. with  pp.of advertisements. Illustrated with numerous in-text illustrations and 33 photo-litho & lithographic plates, of which 15 are coloured and 5 are double-page. 4to., bound in publisher's blue cloth. London: E. & F. N. Spon, 1891.
This handbook offers detailed instructions and advice for the preparation of drawing various plans and maps for draughstmen. The plates are visual aids showing examples of ornamental writing, compasses, geological strata, an engine and bridge, and the symbols used in plans, maps and charts, including cartographic elements necessary for describing Britain's colonial holdings at the time. A fine copy with some fading to spine.
Item nr. 143973