Serving to describe
The descriptive parts of my novel found favour.
See the valuable General Descriptive Report on the Bahama Islands, by Sir G.
The map of Marinus and the descriptive accounts which accompanied it have perished, but we learn sufficient concerning them from Ptolemy to be able to appreciate their merits and demerits.
The former is particular or descriptive; the latter is general.
descriptive of the Zoolus: their Manners, Customs, &c. (2 vols.