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Evelyn, John, 1620–1706

Sculptura; or, The history and art of chalcography, and engraving in copper: with ample enumeration of the most renowned masters and their works. To which is annexed, a new manner of engraving, or mezzotinto, communicated by His Highness Prince Rupert to the author of this treatise.

The 2d ed., containing ... memoirs of the author's life.
London, J. Murray, 1769.
Physical Description:
3 p.l., [iii]-xxxvi, 140 p. front. (port.) 2 plates (1 fold.) 19 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NE1760 E9 1769
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BAC,RB: Imperfect: frontispiece wanting.
BAC,RB: The sheets of the 1755 ed., with a cancelled t.-p.--Cf. Keynes, Geoffrey. John Evelyn. Oxford, 1968, p. 122.
BAC,RB: The frontispiece is by Thomas Worlidge, after Nanteuil; the fold. plate is a copy by Houston of the original, which was engraved by Prince Rupert, after Spagnoletto.
BAC,RB: Bookplate of Howard C. Levis.
SML,AOB: Copy imperfect: 2nd p.l. wanting.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- History.
Mezzotint engraving.
Rupert, Prince, Count Palatine, 1619-1682.
Worlidge, T. (Thomas), 1700-1766.

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