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Creator:
Guest, T. R. (Thomas Robert), ill.
Title(s):

A new pocket sketch book : containing an easy method of drawing landscape, figures, cattle, &c. from nature : the general principles of perspective, accompanied with nine explanatory etchings : the theory and use of colours, in water and oil : with many necessary and practical rules for tinting, varnishing, &c. / by T.R. Guest.

Published/Created:
Salisbury : Printed for the author, by B.C. Collins, 1807.
Physical Description:
viii, 38, [2] p., [7] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC660 .G84 1807+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Publisher's original binding features a front cover with hinged flap that drops down to form a landscape frame through which the artist views his composition and has a horizontal thread which acts as a sight line.
Etchings by T.R. Guest.
Gilpin to Ruskin, 81
BAC: British Art Center bound in publisher's original marbled boards with printed title label on front cover. Inscribed: Sophia Jemima Simcoe, the gift of my mother, 1823. Includes rough graphite sketches on recto of first free endpaper and [1] p. inserted at end. With a single botanical specimen, laid in.
Subject Terms:
Collins, B.C. -- Printer.
Color -- Technique.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1807.
Landscape drawing -- Technique.
Painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Painting -- Technique.
Perspective -- Technique.
Simcoe, Sophia Jemima -- Presentation inscription from her mother, 1823.
Watercolor painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Form/Genre:
Handbooks and manuals.
Drawing books.
Contributors:
Guest, T. R. (Thomas Robert), etcher.
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