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Creator:
Varley, John, 1778-1842.
Title(s):

Precepts of landscape drawing, exemplified in fifteen views : with instructions to young artists / by John Varley.

Additional Title(s):

Precepts for designs in landscape

Precepts Pl. II with Views in Wales

Published/Created:
[London : Published Jany. 1, 1818, as the act directs by J. Varley, No. 10, Great Titchfield Street, Oxford Street, late of Conduit Street, 1818]
Physical Description:
[2] double plates : ill. ; 34 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC800 .V37 1818+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
15 views on 2 plates each of which is on double leaves.
Imprint derived from plates.
Cover title.
Title on plate [1]: Precepts for designs in landscape.
Title on plate [2]: Precepts Pl. II with Views in Wales.
Illustrations by Frederick Christian Lewis and Joshua Gleadah; after John Varley.
Abbey, J. R. Life, 186
Prideaux, p. 203
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Original wrappers, with label: Precepts of landscape drawing, exemplified in fifteen views, with instructions to young artists by John Varley. Price five shillings. Inscribed in ms.on upper wrapper: John L. Roget.
Subject Terms:
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Landscape drawing -- Technique.
Roget, John L. -- Autograph.
Varley, J. -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- [1818].
Contributors:
Lewis, Frederick Christian, 1779-1856, engraver.
Gleadah, Joshua, active 1815-1836, engraver.
Varley, John, 1778-1842, ill.
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