The cabinet of the arts; being a new and universal drawing book, forming a complete system of drawing, painting ... etching, engraving, perspective, projection, & surveying ... containing the whole theory and practice of the fine arts in general ... Illustrated with upward of 60 elegant engravings. To which is added an Appendix ... By T. Hodson & I. Dougall ...
- London, T. Ostell, 1805.
- Physical Description:
- 4 p.., 367 p. 66 [i.e. 67] plates (incl. engr. t.-p.) 28 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsNC705 H6 1805+ Copy 1 OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Abbey, J.R. Life 145
BAC: British Art Center has 2 copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. In copy 1, the headline on p.  reads The cabinet to the arts; in copy 2, it reads The index to the arts. In copy 1, plates 6 & 7, 23 and 55 are wanting; copy 2 with an added colored plate, published by M. Jones, bound in after plate 66. Copy 2 has the bookplate of J. Carter.
BAC : Plates by Mackenzie; after Kirk, Bartolozzi, Agricola, Rily, T. Piroli, Paranesi, W.M. Craig, Miss C. Mann, Morland, Cocking, Le Brun, West, Sturt, and Raphael.
BAC : Text printed by J. Cundee.
BAC : Plates watermarked 1804-06.
The 2d ed. was edited by John Dougall.
First published, 1804, with title: The index to the arts.
Plates 6 & 7, and 42 & 43 are two single plates; there are two plates each numbered 28, 33, and 38.
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Hodson, Thomas, of the Middle Temple, The cabinet of the arts;, 1805
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