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Creator:
Malton, Thomas, 1726-1801.
Title(s):

A compleat treatise on perspective, in theory and practice; on the true principles of Dr. Brook Taylor. Made clear, in theory, by various moveable schemes, and diagrams; and reduced to practice ... Containing diagrams, views, and original designs, in architecture, &c. ... All originals; invented, delineated, and, great part, engraved by the author, Thomas Malton.

Edition:
The 2d ed., corr. and improved; with large additions.
Published/Created:
London, Printed for the author, and sold by Messrs. Robson [etc.] 1778.
Physical Description:
10 p.l., 296 p. fold. front., XLVIII plates (part. fold., incl. diagr.) 36 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC749 M3 1778+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : Some plates have moveable parts.
BAC : Plates dated 1774-75; a few signed Miller, T. Miller, A. Smith, or T. Coblyer.
BAC : Imperfect: index and table of contents (4 p..), and plate XXXI wanting.
Later "An appendix, or second part" was published.
Subject Terms:
Perspective.
Contributors:
Taylor, Brook, 1685-1731.
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