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Creator:
Whittock, N. (Nathaniel), 1791-1860.
Title(s):

The Oxford drawing book, or, The art of drawing, and the theory and practice of perspective, in a series of letters containing progressive information on sketching, drawing, and colouring landscape scenery, animals, and the human figure : with a new method of practical perspective : detailed in a novel, easy, and perspicuous style : for the use of teachers, or for self-instruction / by Nathaniel Whittock ; teacher of drawing and perspective, and lithographist to the University of Oxford ; embellished with upwards of one hundred lithographic drawings ; from real views, taken expressly for this work.

Additional Title(s):

Oxford drawing book

Art of drawing, and the theory and practice of perspective

Edition:
A new and improved edition
Published/Created:
London : Published by Edward Lacey, 76, St. Paul's Church Yard, [between 1829 and 1848]
Physical Description:
vi, 159, [3] p., [27] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 x 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC730 .W45 1829a+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC730 .W45 1829a+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
105 figures on 27 plates, usually 4 to a plate.
Illustrations by Nathaniel Whittock and Horatio Nelson.
Edward Lacey traded at this address between 1829 and 1848.
Archer, J. British domestic architecture, 343.3
Bridson, G. Plant, animal & anatomical illustration, B99
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies with variant printed cover labels. Copy 1 has cover imprint: London: Edward Lacey, 76, St. Paul's Church-Yard, Henry Lacey, 54, Bold Street, Liverpool, and all booksellers. Copy 2 has cover imprint: London: Isaac Taylor Hinton, Warwick Square. Plates 75-78 wanting.
Subject Terms:
Drawing -- Study and teaching.
Drawing books -- Specimens.
Lacey, Edward -- Publisher.
Perspective.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books.
Lithotints -- [between 1829 and 1848]
Lithographs -- [between 1829 and 1848]
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- [between 1829 and 1848]
Contributors:
Nelson, Horatio, active 1836-1849, lithographer.
Lacey, Edward, publisher, publisher.
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