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The Practice of Perspective [electronic resource]: Or, an Easy Method of Representing Natural Objects According to the Rules of Art. Applied and Exemplified in All the Variety of Cases; As Landskips, Gardens, Buildings, of Divers Kinds, Their Appendages, Parts, Furniture, &C. With Rules for the Proportions, Positions &C. With Rules for the Proportions, Positions, &C. Figures, Both in Draught and Relievo. Also the Manner of Conducting the Shadows by Divers Luminaries; And Practical Methods of Designing Truly, Without Understanding Any Rules at All. A Work Highly Necessary for Painters, Engravers, Architects, Embroiderers, Statuaries, Jewellers, Tapestry-Workers, Tapestry-Workers, and Others Concerned in Designing. The Whole Illustrated With One Hundred and Fifty Copper-Plates. Written in French by a Jesuit of Paris; Since Translated Into German, by Ch. Rembold and Into English, by Rob. Pricke, and Now, a Second Time, Into the Same Language, by E. Chambers, F.R.S. To Which Is Prefixed the Theory of Perspective, in Which the Reasons and Grounds of the Several Methods Made Use of in the Practice Are Shewed and Demonstrated, by James Hodgson, Fellow of the Royal Society, and Master of the Royal Mathematical School in Christ Hospital

Dubreuil, Jean
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for Tho. Bowles, Print and Map-Seller in St. Paul's Church-Yard; and John Bowles, Print and Map-Seller at the Black-Horse in Cornhill, MDCCXLIII. [1743]
Edition
The third edition
Language
English
Variant Title
Perspective pratique. English
Description
xiii, [5], 16, [1], 18, [2], 19-41, [2], 42-121, [2], 122-128, [2], 129-150, [1]. (i.e. = 334) p., plate : ill. ; 4⁰.
Notes
  • 'A Jesuit of Paris' = Jean Dubreuil.
  • Titlepage in red and black.
  • Each page number of the second arabic sequence is duplicated: 150 single-page plates, integral to the gatherings and signed 2, repeat the pagination of the facing text.
  • Text page and plate 91 are misnumbered 93, text page 93 is misnumbered 91.
  • Braces in imprint.
  • 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
English Short Title Catalog, T44151.
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