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):
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:
- , 150, 150,  p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsNC749 D9 1672Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- 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.
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 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.
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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 ... , 1672
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