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Creator:
Malton, Thomas, 1726-1801.
Title(s):

A compleat treatise on perspective, in theory and practice; on the true principles of Dr. Brook Taylor. Made clear, in theory, by various moveable schemes, and diagrams; and reduced to practice ... Containing diagrams, views, and original designs, in architecture, &c. ... All originals; invented, delineated, and, great part, engraved by the author, Thomas Malton.

Published/Created:
London, Printed for the author, and sold by Messrs. Robson [etc.] 1776.
Physical Description:
2 p. l., viii, [8], 284 p. front., XLVI fold. pl. (incl. diagrs.) 38 cm. (4to)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC749 M3 1776+ Oversize
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC749 M3 1776+ Oversize
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:
British Art Center has 2 copies. Copy 1 is in original boards and has the autograph and stamp of Sir Joshua Reynolds and the bookplate of Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis. Copy 2 has the autograph of John Thomas Dowling.
Plates engraved by Thomas Malton, Peter Mazell, Tobias Miller (i.e. Müller), Anker Smith and Joseph Colyer; after Thomas Malton.
Signatures: pi² a-b² A-4B² a-b²
Later "An appendix, or second part" was published.
Subject Terms:
Dowling, John Thomas -- Autograph, 1847.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1776.
Lewis, W. S. (Wilmarth Sheldon), 1895-1979 -- Bookplate.
Perspective.
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792 -- Autograph.
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792 -- Stamp.
Robson -- Publisher.
Contributors:
Malton, Thomas, 1726-1801, ill.
Maxell, Peter, engraver.
Müller, Tobias, active 1744-1790, engraver.
Smith, Anker, 1759-1819, engraver.
Collyer, Joseph, 1748-1827, engraver.
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