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Creator:
Wood, John George, 1768-1838.
Title(s):

Footsteps to drawing, according to the rules of perspective : explained in familiar dialogues, for the use of children and young persons, and illustrated by a series of progressive lessons in twenty plates of examples, calculated to combine a knowledge of perspective with the practice of drawing, and to lead the beginner imperceptibly to an acquaintance with the principal rules of that useful art. / by John George Wood, F.S.A., lecturer on perspective, &c.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for, and sold by the author, No. 7, Beaumont Street, Mary-Le-Bone; Longman and Co. Paternoster Row; Wood, 428, Strand; Carpenter and Son, Old Bond Street; and by J. Booth, Duke Street, Portland Place, 1816.
Physical Description:
[4], 12 p., 20 leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 x 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC750 .W67 1816+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC750 .W66 1816+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Printed by B.R. Howlett, 10, Frith St., Soho.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 in blue paper wrappers. Label on front cover, in ms.: Familiar rules for perspective drawing by John George Wood. Copy 2 in brown printed paper wrappers. Price One Guinea at bottom of upper wrapper. Inscribed: Eliza Mary Upton, Sept. 30th, 1820.
Subject Terms:
Booth, J. -- Publisher.
Carpenter and Son -- Publisher.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Howlett, B. R. -- Printer.
Longman and Co. -- Publisher.
Perspective.
Upton, Eliza Mary -- Autograph. (BACRB Copy 2)
Wood -- Publisher.
Wood, John George, 1768-1838 -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books.
Soft-ground etchings -- 1816.
Contributors:
Wood, John George, 1768-1838, engraver.
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