THE PRINCIPLES OF PRACTICAL PERSPECTIVE; OR SCENOGRAPHIC PROJECTION: Containing Universal Rules for Delineating Designs on Various Surfaces, and Taking Views from Nature, by the Most Simple and Expeditious Methods. To Which Are Added, Rules for Shadowing and the Elements of painting. Illustrated with Fifty-One Plates

Brown, Richard

Published by Printed for Samuel Leigh., London, 1815
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Folio. xviii,96pp. Uncut. Plus a color aquatint frontispiece and 50 lithographic plates. Rebound in tan calf, red morocco spine label, over boards. Frontispiece & title lightly soiled. Ownership signature dated 1830 on a preliminary bank. Old private library blindstamp at top of title. Brown was an architect and "professor of perspective.". Bookseller Inventory # 7632

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Publisher: Printed for Samuel Leigh., London

Publication Date: 1815

Binding: Full Calf

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: First printing.

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