Bartholomew's National System of Industrial Drawing. Free Hand (Book No. 5)
Softcover oblong small 4to, 7 x 11 inches. 16 pages of freehand drawing exercises focusing on organic shapes and ornamental designs. Number 5 in the series of drawing books designed for teaching in public schools and used in the late 1870s and '80s. The series included Free Hand (#1-6), Geometric (#7-8), Model and Object (#9) and Perspective (#10). VG with light soil and wear to extremities, foxing at the centerfold but otherwise a clean, unused copy. Scarce.