The Art Exemplar : A Guide to Distinguish One Species of Print from Another with Pictorial Examples and Written Descriptions of Every Known Style of Illustration Whether Executed on Gold, Silver, Brass ... / Written and Compiled by W.J. Stannard.
Titling on the cover is oriented vertically, but all text sheets within are oriented horizontally. The title page is folded. Text is printed on one side of the sheet only. The text is in two numbered columns. There are irregularities in the numbering (see 'extent'). Illustrations are original plates from other works bound in, each chosen as an example of a graphic printing technique. Many are mounted.
Grolier Club copy formerly owned by William A. Klutts (1929-2013); left to his business partner of 46 years, Terry R. Ford, thence to David Ford. Apparently outside the edition of 10 (4 large paper and 6 regular copies) recorded as issued. Purchased from Adam Weinberger Rare Books, March 2016. Grolier Club call no. \*46\S789\1859\Folio
 folded leaf,  leaf, viii columns,  leaf, xii columns,  leaf, 1-74, 76a, 76b, 75-84, 84a, 84b, 85-149, 149*, 150, 150, 151, 151*, 152, 152*, 155, 154, 157, 156, 157-216 [i.e. 224] columns,  leaves of plates (1 folded). Blank leaves after the folded title page, first preliminary series of columns, and second preliminary series of columns. Columns 131-146, 161-172 misbound in Grolier Club copy such that text is on the verso.
Grolier Club, The Art Exemplar, by William Stannard,