Perspective practical. Or, a plain and easie method of true and lively representing all things to the eye at a distance, by the exact rules of art... By a religious person of the Society of Jesus, a Parisian. Faithfully translated out of French, and illustrated with 150 copper cuts. Set forth in English by Robert Pricke ...
- Additional Title(s):
Perspective practique. English
- London, Printed for Robert Pricke, and are to be sold by S. Sprint, 1698.
- Physical Description:
- 8 p. ., 150,  p. 150 engraved plates. 23 cm.
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- BAC : British Art Center has 2 copies. Copy 1 is from the Kenney Collection; copy 2 inscribed Wm. Palmer, 1759. In copy 2, p. [155-6] are blank (i.e., "A catalogue of books ..." is not present), plate 106 has been printed upside down, and plates 146 and 147 have been transposed. In both copies there are errors in the imposition of signature Ii.
BAC : Signatures: ²a⁴b²A-Z⁴Aa-Qq⁴Rr².
BAC : "A catalogue of books printed for Rob. Prick":  p. at end.
BAC : Numerous errors in paging.
BAC : Translation of La perspective pratique.
BAC : Wing (2d ed.) D.2412.
BAC : Added t.-p., engraved, included in paging.
Text and plates on opposite pages, numbered in duplicate; divided into 5 parts, each part with special half-title, not included in paging.
- Subject Terms:
- Perspective -- Early works to 1800.
- Imposition errors (Printing) -- England -- London -- 1698.