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Creator:
Evelyn, John, 1620-1706.
Title(s):

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

Published/Created:
London, Printed by J.C. for G. Beedle, and T. Collins, at the Middle-Temple Gate, and J. Crook in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1662.
Physical Description:
16 p.., 148, [3] p. front., 1 ill., fold. plates. 17 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NE1760 E9 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NE1760 E9 Copy 2
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : British Art Center has 2 copies. With copy 1 is bound copy 2 of Faithorne, William. The art of graveing and etching. London, 1662. Copy 2 embossed with the arms of Lord Viscount Courtenay; inscribed Caleb Lowdham.
BAC : Wing E3513.
BAC : Frontispiece by A.H., after the author; fold. plate by Prince Rupert, after Spagnoletto.
BAC : Signatures: A⁸b⁸B-K⁸L⁴.
Dedication signed: J. Evelyn.
The illustration is engraved.
"An account of Signor Giacomo Favi by Monsieur Sorbiere": 5th-9th prelim. leaves.
"An advertisement" of Abraham Bosse's "Traicté des manieres de graver en taille douce sur l'airain": 3 p. at end.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- History.
Mezzotint engraving.
Contributors:
Rupert, Prince, Count Palatine, 1619-1682.
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