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Titles produced by the International Correspondence School, Scranton, PA, from the late 19th Century through the 1940's. This publisher commissioned instructive technical articles by experts in every field of work, grouping them into books for students who could subscribe to the International Textbook Company to learn a trade by mail. We concentrate on ICS titles related to our other categories. The thorough and practical nature of these books afford detailed glimpses at how architects, builders, carpenters, masons, draftsmen, "sign men", paper hangers, commercial artists and many more, plied their trades in earlier times.

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International Correspondence Schools, Geometrical Drawing, Projection Drawing, Freehand and Ornamental Drawing, Wash Work and Brush Drawing, Elementary Perspective Drawing, Architectural Drawing, #5C, Scranton, PA, International Textbook Company, 1907, 8vo (9" x 6"), HB, thick green cloth boards w/ gilt spine titles; red edges to textblock, VG / none. Pages age-toned.

[402 pp.]; vi. Decorative endpapers illustrated with a pattern of symbols of various trades. Profusely illustrated with 250+ b/w images (a few in 1, 2-color and full-color) of drawings, diagrams, charts, & plans, including fold-out illustrations of perspective and elevation drawings of a house. Volume #5C of the I.C.S. Reference Library is several instructional textbooks bound together for the subscriber(s) to learn the application of drawing in the architectural and building trades. With exercises, problems, & examination questions; index.

Contents by Section:

Geometrical Drawing (57pp.): Definitions; Instruments and Materials; Lettering; Exercises I- V.

Projection Drawing (57pp.): Projections; Sections; Intersections; Developments; Perspective Projection.

Freehand and Ornamental Drawing (87pp.): Introduction; Freehand Drawing; Linear Elements; Lettering Alphabet; Surfaces and Solids; Natural Leaves; Flowers and Conventional Leaves; Ornamental Drawing; Outline Ornament; Shaded Ornament.

Wash Work and Brush Drawing (25pp.): Flat Washes; Wash Drawings; Architectural Trees and Skies; Rendered Elevation.

Elementary Perspective Drawing (65pp.): Principle of Perspective; Relation of Size to Distance; Apparent Convergence of Parallel Lines; Notations for Points, Lines, etc; Angular Perspective; Subdivision of Vertical Lines; Subdivision of Horizontal Lines; Inclined Planes; Parallel Perspective; Bird's Eye Views; Perspective of Circles; Practical Problems; Drawing Exercises.

Architectural Drawing (111pp.): Introduction; Materials and Methods; Moldings; Exercises I-XII ( Classic molding; Lettering; Eaves and gutters; Window details; First and second-floor plans; Roof and cellar plans; various elevations and sections); Blueprints; General Hints on House Planning; The Practical Applications.

Index (6pp.).

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