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Creator:
Kirby, John Joshua, 1716-1774.
Title:
Dr. Brook Taylor's method of perspective made easy, both in theory and practice ... Being an attempt to make the art of perspective easy and familiar; to adapt it intirely to the arts of design; and to make it an entertaining study to any gentleman who shall chuse so polite an amusement. By Joshua Kirby, painter ...
Published/Created:
Ipswich, Printed by W. Craighton, for the author, 1754.
Physical Description:
2 v. in 1. front., 50 plates. 27 cm. (in case 29 cm.)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC749 K55+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : Imperfect: plate XVIII, book 2, wanting.
BAC : According to a bookseller, the ms. notes are by Thomas Malton.
BAC : Frontispiece engraved by L. Sullivan, after W. Hogarth; one plate engraved by J.S. Müller, after J.K.; another plate engraved by E. Rooker.
Book 2 has title: The practice of perspective: being the second book of Dr. Brook Taylor's perspective made easy, & c. ...
Exhibition History:
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The Line of Beauty : British Drawings and Watercolors of the Eighteenth Century (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-05-19 - 2001-08-05)

Subject Terms:
Perspective.
Contributors:
Taylor, Brook, 1685-1731.
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