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The Practice of Perspective: Or, An Easy Method of Representing NaturalObjects According to the Rules of Art. Applied and Exemplified in All theVariety of Cases; . . The Whole Illustrated with One Hundred and FiftyCopper-Plates. .

Dubreuil, Jean.

Published by London: Tho. Bowles and John Bowles, 1749., 1749
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4to, later 19th century binding of 3/4 brown morocco and brown pebbled cloth. xiii, (5), 16, (1), 150, 150pp., 150 engraved plates + 2 folding diagrams. Text and plates numbered seperately.Third edition. Translated by E. Chambers. Rebacked in new brown morocco and lettered in gilt, corners rounded, rear marbled fly-leaf chipped, otherwise a very good copy.Text and plates in fine condition. The two foldings diagrams illustrate Hodgson's Theory of Perspective pp.1-16. Originally published in Paris in 1642-49 the work encompasses all manner of landskips, gardens, buildings, appendages, parts, furniture. etc. With rules for proportions, positions, figures etc. A work highly necessay for Painters, Engravers, Architects, Embroiderers, Statuaries, Jewellers etc., and others concerned with design. Bookseller Inventory # 09333

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Title: The Practice of Perspective: Or, An Easy ...

Publisher: London: Tho. Bowles and John Bowles, 1749.

Publication Date: 1749

Binding: Hardcover

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