The Art of Drawing in Perspective


The Art of Drawing in Perspective


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Title continues: "Wherein The Doctrine of Perspective is clearly and concisely treated of, upon Geometrical Principles; and a Mechanical Method of Perspective and Designing invented, for the Benefit of such as are Strangers to Mathematics. Illustrated with Variety of Copper-Plate Figures. To which are annexed, The Art of Painting upon Glass, and Drawing in Crayons; with Directions for making them after the French and Italian Manner; Also the Art of Etching, and that of Japanning upon Wood, or any Metal, so as to imitate China; with Instructions for making Black or Gilt Japan Ware, both beautiful and light; and for making the hardest and most transparent Varnishes. And, To which is added, A Method of casting Amber in any Form whatever." Rare.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: J. Johnson
  • Edition: Fifth edition.
  • Date Published: 1791
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Poor
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    iv, 92 p. 17 cm. Disbound. One marbled endpaper or wrap at rear. Ink stamp at top of title page and p. 1. Stains to p. 3. Dampstains p. 73 onwards. Lacks folding frontispiece.

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