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Dictionarium Polygraphicum [electronic resource]: Or, the Whole Body of Arts Regularly Digested. Containing, I. The Arts of Designing, Drawing, Painting, Washing Prints, Limning, Japanning, Gilding in All Their Various Kinds. Also Perspective, the Laws of Shadows, Dialling, &C. II. Carving, Cutting in Wood, Stone; Moulding and Casting Figures in Plaister, Wax, Metal; Also Engraving, and Etching, and Mezzotinto. III. A Brief Historical Account of the Most Considerable Painters, Sculptors, Statuaries, and Engravers, With Those Cyphers or Marks by Which Their Works Are Known. IV. An Explanation of the Emblematical and Hieroglyphical Representations of the Heathen Deities, Powers, Human Passions, Virtues, Vices, &C. Of Great Use in History Painting. V. The Production, Nature, Refining, Compounding, Transmutation and Tinging All Sorts of Metals and Minerals of Various Colours. VI. The Arts of Making, Working, Painting or Staining All Sorts of Glass and Marble; Also Enamels, the Imitation of All Sorts of Precious Stones, Pearls, &C. According to the Practice Both of the Antients and Moderns. VII. Dying All Sorts of Materials, Linen, Woollen, Silk, Leather, Wood, Ivory, Horns, Bones; Also Bleaching and Whitening Linen, Hair, &C. VIII. The Art of Tapestry-Weaving, as Now Performed in England, Flanders and France, Either of the High or Low Warp; Also Many Other Curious Manufactures. IX. A Description of Colours, Natural and Artificial, as to Their Productions, Natures or Qualities, Various Preparations, Compositions and Uses. X. The Method of Making All Kinds of Inks, Both Natural and Sympathetical; And Also Many Other Cariosities Not Here to Be Specified, Whereby This Is Rendred a More Compleat Work Than Has Hitherto Appear'd in Any Language

Barrow, John (Teacher of Mathematics)
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for C. Hitch and C. Davis in Pater-Noster Row, and S. Austen in St. Paul's Church-Yard, MDCCXXXV. [1735]
Language
English
Description
2 v., plates ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Edited by John Barrow.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
Alston, III.549
English Short Title Catalog, T31837.
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