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Title(s):

The excellency of the pen and pencil, exemplifying the uses of them in the most exquisite and mysterious arts of drawing, etching, engraving, limning, painting in oyl, washing of maps & pictures ... Collected from the writings of the ablest masters both ancient and modern, as Albert Durer, P. Lomantius, and divers others. Furnished with divers cuts in copper, being copied from the best masters ...

Published/Created:
London, Printed for Dorman Newman, 1688.
Physical Description:
1 p. ., [11], 123 p. front., illus., plates (part fold.) 16 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC705 E9 1688
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : The imprint on the frontispiece is the same as that used on the frontispiece of the 1668 ed.
BAC : Errors in paging: pages 45-48 and 76-91 repeated in paging; pages 62-77 omitted in paging.
BAC : Wing E.3779A.
BAC : Signatures: A⁸A-H⁸.
Subject Terms:
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Painting -- Technique.
Watercolor painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books.
Handbooks and manuals.
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