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Creator:
Wood, John George, 1768-1838.
Title(s):

The principles and practice of sketching landscape scenery from nature : systematically arranged, and illustrated by numerous examples, from simple and easy subjects, to the more complicated and difficult combinations of objects : in four parts. / by John George Wood, F.S.A. ...

Published/Created:
London : Printed for the author, by T. Bensley ..., 1813-[1815]
Physical Description:
4 pt. (18, 16, 8, 14 p., 16, 16, 16, 16, leaves of plates) : ill. ; 26 x 37 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2012 28 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2012 28 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2012 28 Copy 3
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
General title page has date 1813; individual parts dated 1813 (pt. 1), 1814 (pt. 2), 1815 (pt. 3-[4]).
Plates in pts. 1-2 dated 1814; those in pts. 3-4 dated 1815.
Issued in brown paper wrappers printed in black.
"Index" [i.e. table of contents] at end of pt. 4.
BAC: British Art Center has three copies, all bound in original printed wrappers. Copy 1 complete in 4 parts. Copy 2 incomplete: lacks part 1. Copy 3 incomplete: lacks parts 2 and 4.
Subject Terms:
Bensley, T. -- Printer.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Landscape drawing -- Technique.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books.
Soft-ground etchings -- 1813-1815.
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  • Pt. I. Containing elements of the art applied to buildings ...
  • pt. II. Containing the circle and objects depending upon it ...
  • pt. III. Containing examples of trees
  • pt. [IV]. [General title only].

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