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HULLMANDEL, Charles Joseph (1789--1850)
On some further improvements in lithographic printing. With Mr. Hullmandel's compliments.
[London], 1829.
[10] litho. pl. ; 28.2 cm. (4°)

Title from printed wrappers. Complimentary copies with lithographic facsimile letter of presentation dated 'April 1829'. Hullmandel's earlier specimen book, On some important improvements in lithographic printing was issued in 1827 (q.v.). These pamphlets may have been a factor in Soane's decision to employ lithography for the plates in the Description of the house and museum ... of John Soane, which was first printed for private distribution in 1830.

Copy Notes Copy 1: ALs in ink attached to front wrapper dated 26 March 1834, offering the book of specimens to Soane. Loosely inserted at the front of a collection of pamphlets (see copy 2).
Copy 2: Original buff printed wrappers retained. Bound (6) in a collection of pamphlets.

Binding Copy 1: Original printed buff paper wrappers. Stitched.
Copy 2: C19th half dark green roan, blind double-rule borders, marbled paper boards, gilt double-rule spine gilt-lettered 'Martin's New Inventions &c. &c. &c.'. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 3s., 17 December 1830, 'Half roan, lettered'. (Archives 7/15/8).

Reference Number 5696


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