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Creator:
Dubreuil, Jean, 1602-1670.
Title(s):

The practice of perspective: or, An easy method of representing natural objects according to the rules of art ... The whole illustrated with one hundred and fifty copper-plates. Written in French by a Jesuit of Paris; since translated into German ... and into English ... And now, a second time, into the same language, by E. Chambers ...

Additional Title(s):

La perspective pratique. English

Edition:
The 3d ed. To which is prefixed The theory of perspective ... by James Hodgson.
Published/Created:
London, Printed for Thomas Bowles, and John Bowles, 1743.
Physical Description:
xiii, [4], 16, 150, 150 p. ill., fold. diagrs. 25 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC749 .D9 1743
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : Sketches in margins and on front and back endpapers.
BAC : Head- and tail-pieces.
Text and full page illustrations on opposite pages, numbered in duplicate; divided into 5 parts, each part with special half-title, not included in paging.
BAC: Paul Sandby's copy, with his calligraphic signature on fly-leaf and numerous pencil sketches by him on fly-leaves and plates.
Subject Terms:
Bowles, John -- Publisher.
Bowles, Thomas -- Publisher.
Haslop, W. F. -- Autograph, 1912.
Lloyd-Jones, D. -- Bookplate.
Perspective -- Early works to 1800.
Sandby, Paul -- Autograph.
Form/Genre:
Etchings -- 1743.
Contributors:
Chambers, Ephraim, 1680 (ca.)-1740.
Hodgson, James, 1672-1755.
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