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Sopwith, Thomas, 1803–1879

A treatise on isometrical drawing as applicable to geological and mining plans : picturesque delineations of ornamental grounds, perspective views and working plans of buildings and machinery, and to general purposes of civil engineering : with thirty-four copperplate engravings / by T. Sopwith.

London : J. Weald, 1834.
Physical Description:
xxvi, 239, 8 p., [33] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
T365 S71 1834
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Printed at the Courant Office, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle, by J. Blackwell and Co.
Added engraved t.p.
Archer 323.1
Illustrations by William Collard; after Thomas Sopwith.
BAC: Publisher's advertisements: 8 p. at end.
Isometric drawing, a system of bird's-eye view delineations used in illustrating architectural designs, is a way of representing an object, in three-dimensional form, in which lines parallel to each other are drawn as such and equal size objects are delineated in equal size no matter where they are placed in the picture.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1834.
Isometric projection.
J. Blackwell and Co. -- Printer.
Mechanical drawing.
Weald, J. -- Publisher.
Collard, William, engraver.
Sopwith, Thomas, 1803-1879, ill.

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