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Creator:
Pozzo, Andrea, 1642-1709, author.
Title(s):

Rules and examples of perspective, proper for painters and architects, etc. : in English and Latin ... / by ... Andrea Pozzo ; engraven in 105 ample folio plates, and adorn'd with 200 initial letters to the explanatory discourses: printed from copper-plates on ye best paper, by John Sturt ; done into English from the original printed at Rome 1693 in Lat. and Ital. by Mr. John James of Greenwich.

Additional Title(s):

Perspectiva pictorum et architectorum. English & Latin

Published/Created:
London : Printed by Benj. Motte, MDCCVII, sold by John Sturt, [1707]
Physical Description:
[124] p., [105] leaves of plates: ill., diagrs. ; 41 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 19 Copy 1
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 19 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : British Art Center has two copies, in which the frontispieces, t.-p's, and added, engraved t.-p.'s are in different order. Copy 2 is wanting the list of subscribers (a plate), and plate 62 is in a different state in the two copies: in copy 2, it is identical to the added, engraved t.-p. for Claude Perrault's A treatise of the five orders of columns in Architecture. London, 1708. Copy 1 inscribed Albert A. Holt, 1892, and C.N. Narcourt; with the bookplates of Abigail Treat Holt, Alexr. Hamilton, esqr., and Charles Davis, painter, Bath. Copy 2 has the bookplate of Richard Blackett Beaumont.
BAC : Head-piece (port.); initials.
BEIN 2014 Folio 474: Imperfect: list of subscribers and final page of index wanting. Title page and first eight pages of prelimiinaries partially mutilated and repaired, with no loss of text. Bookplate: Edward A. Langhans.
Text in Latin and English.
Engraved frontispiece and title-pages included in number of plates.
Added title page: Perspectiva pictorum et architectorum.
Subject Terms:
Langhans, Edward A. -- Bookplate.
Perspective -- Early works to 1800.
Contributors:
James, John, d. 1746.
Sturt, John, 1658-1730.
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