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Lamy, Bernard, 1640-1715

Perspective made easie, or, The art of representing all manner of objects as they appear to the eye in all scituations : containing the elements of designing and painting : illustrated with above fifty figures in copper / written originally in French by Bernard Lamy, Priest of the Oratory, and faithfully translated into English, by an officer of Her Majesties Ordnance.

Additional Title(s):

Perspective made easie

Art of representing all manner of objects as they appear to the eye in all scituations

Treatise of perspective

Traité de perspective. English

London : Printed, and are to be sold by W. Taylor at the ship in Pater-Noster-Row, MDCCX [1710]
Physical Description:
[16], 174, [8] p., 31 leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill. ; 20 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC749 .L3613 1710
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Translation into English of the original French of: Traité de perspective.
Running title: A treatise of perspective.
Epistle dedicatory signed: A. F., i.e. A. Forbes, the translator.
English short title catalogue, T116408
Includes index.
Publisher's advertisement: [8] p. at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in blind-stamped Cambridge-style plain and sprinkled calf. Ms inscription on t.p.: M. Weld.
Subject Terms:
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Perspective -- Technique.
Taylor, W. -- Printer.
Weld. M. -- Autograph.
Drawing books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Wood engravings -- 1710.
Engravings -- 1710.
Forbes, A.

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