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A very proper treatise : wherein is briefly set foorth the art of limming, which teacheth the order in drawing and tracing of leters, vinets, flowers, armes, and imagerye : and the maner how to make sundry syses or groundes to lay siluer or gold vpon, and how siluer or golde shall be layed or limmed vpon the syse, and the waye to temper gold and siluer and other mettals and diuerse kindes of colours to write or to limme withall vppon velym, parchment or paper ...
Imprinted at London : By Thomas Purfoote, the assigne of Richard Tottill, 1588.
Physical Description:
11, [3] p. ; 18 cm. (4to)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND3305 V4 1588
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Running title: The arte of limming.
Signatures: A-C⁴
BAC: British Art Center copy includes one page of ms. notes in a 17th century hand (on verso of title leaf); also one marginal note on page 10, perhaps in the same hand. Armorial bookplate: John Gregory Crace. Blind-embossed owner's stamp: E Libris A.J.V. Radford.
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 24255
Subject Terms:
Crace, John Gregory, 1809-1889 -- Bookplate.
Illumination of books and manuscripts.
Painting -- Early works to 1800.
Painting -- Technique.
Radford, A. J. V. -- Stamp.

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