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Dubreuil, Jean, 1602–1670

Perspective practical, or, A plain and easie method of true and lively representing all things to the eye at a distance, by the exact rules of art ... / by a religious person of the Society of Jesus, a Parisien ; faithfully translated out of French, and illustrated with 150 copper cuts ; set forth in English by Robert Pricke for the lovers of art.

Additional Title(s):

Perspective practical

Plain and easie method of true and lively representing all things to the eye at a distance

Perspective pratique. English.

London : Printed by H. Lloyd, and sold by Robert Pricke at his shop over against the Cross Keys in White-Cross-Street, and likewise at the Goden Lyon in NW Cheapside in Moor-fields near Bethlehem, 1672.
Physical Description:
[15], 150, 150, [6] p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC749 D9 1672
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Translation of: Dubreuil, Jean. Perspective pratique.
Opposite pages bear duplicate numbering, with letterpress text on versos, engraved illustrations on rectos.
Divided into 5 parts, each part with special half-title, not included in paging.
T.p. printed in red and black.
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700, D2411
English short title catalogue, R1804
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840, 922
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, p. 379
BAC: British Art Center copy contains ms. notes.
Subject Terms:
Cuff, Thomas -- Bookplate.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Lloyd, H. -- Printer.
Perspective -- Early works to 1800.
Drawing books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Engravings -- 1672.
Pricke, Robert, tr.

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