1819 Lecomte, Hippp. - INCUNABULA OF LITHOGRAPHY G. Engelmann - Fox & Stork - Fables - Art

£80.00

Lecomte, Hippolyte (1781-1857). 

Issued in the series Fables of Fontaine (1818). 

37 x 27 cm

FROM THE FIRST BOOK IN FRANCE TO USE LITHOGRAPHY FOR ITS ILLUSTRATION.

Lithographs in crayon manier by G. Engelmann.

Engelmann is largely credited with bringing lithography to France, and later, commercializing chromolithography.