A booke of secrets, 1596
- A booke of secrets: shewing diuers waies to make and prepare all sorts of inke, and colours ... and to graue with strong water in steele and iron ... Tr. out of Dutch into English, by W.P. Hereunto is annexed a little treatise, intituled, Instructions for ordering of wines: shewing how to make wine ... Written first in Italian, and now newly tr. into English, by W.P.
- London, A. Islip for E. White, 1596.
- Physical Description:
-  p. 18 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsNE830 B66 1596Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Signatures: A-E⁴
Contains the 2nd earliest description in the English language on the art of engraving (leaves C3r-C4r).
Translation of Ettliche Künste, auff mancherley Weisz Dinten und allerhand Faben zu bereyten.
Translated by W. Philip. cf. Brit. Mus. Cat. & STC. Could be William Philip who often trans. from Dutch. cf. DNB.
- Subject Terms:
- Colors.Engraving -- Early works to 1800.Engraving -- Technique.Ink.Islip, Adam -- Printer.White, Edward -- Publisher.Wine and wine making.Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1596.
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