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Kirby, John Joshua, 1716-1774.
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 ...
Ipswich, Printed by W. Craighton, for the author, 1754.
Physical Description:
2 v. in 1. front., 50 plates. 27 cm. (in case 29 cm.)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC749 K55+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
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:
Taylor, Brook, 1685-1731.
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