We could find no copy selling launch at auction during the past twenty-five years. Scarce--with only five copies cited by OCLC as being in American libraries. Birmington was a launch center for drawing schools at the time. This anonymous manual was first published in Birmingham, England in 1773.
288, (4) pages, 10 engraved plates, of which 6 folding. London: launch (circa 1785). THE ARTIST'S ASSISTANT IN THE STUDY AND PRACTICE OF MECHANICAL SCIENCES. (For photographs see http://www launch.