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Cobin, A
Short and plain principles of linear perspective, adapted to naval architecture : containing rules to draw correctly the forms of ships in every possible position : the whole being rendered so clear that a complete knowledge of the art may be soon and easily attained : illustrated with five copper plates / by A. Cobin.
Additional Title(s):
Principles of perspective adapted to naval architecture
The fourth edition, revised and corrected.
London : Printed for D. Steel, at his navigation warehouse, No. 1, Union-Row, the lower-end of the Minories, Little Tower-Hill, 1794.
Physical Description:
[8], 6, [3] p., V folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
VM297 .C63 1794
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Caption title and running title: Principles of perspective adapted to naval architecture.
Engravings by J. Gibson and Vincent Woodthorpe.
"Price 3s. sewed"--Foot of title page.
English short title catalogue, T112549
Publisher's advertisements: [3] p. at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in quarter green morocco with marbled paper covers, gilt stamped: Newby Hall. Bookplate of the Earls of Grantham on inside of upper board.
Subject Terms:
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1794.
Grantham -- Bookplate.
Mechanical drawing -- Early works to 1800.
Naval architecture -- Designs and plans -- Early works to 1800.
Naval architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Newby Hall -- Stamp.
Perspective -- Early works to 1800.
Steel, D. -- Publisher.
Handbooks and manuals.
Drawing books.
Gibson, J., engraver.
Woodthorpe, Vincent, engraver.

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