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Daniell, William, 1769–1837

A familiar treatise on perspective : designed for ladies, and those who are unacquainted with the principles of optics and geometry : whereby, in a few days, sufficient of this useful science may be learned, to enable any person, accumstomed to the use of the pencil, to draw landscapes, and the simpler objects of art : with perspective accuracy / by W. Daniel.

Additional Title(s):

Daniel's Perspective


London : Printed and sold by Darton and Harvey, No. 55, Gracechurch-Street, 1807.
Physical Description:
43, [1] p., 14 leaves of plates : ill. ; 18 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC650 .D36 1807
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Cover title: Daniel's Perspective. Price 5s.
This may have been written by Priscilla Wakefield, or her son Daniel, as there is evidence within Darton's copyright ledgers, and the work is also noted in an advertisement for other books written by her. Cf. Darton.
Last page blank.
Eng. cat. of books, Prel. vol., p. 152
Darton, L. Dartons, G216 (2)
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in brown paper covered boards, with publisher's printed title label on front cover.
Subject Terms:
Darton and Harvey -- Printer.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1807.
Painting -- Technique.
Perspective -- Technique.
Wakefield, Priscilla, 1751-1832, attributed name.
Wakefield, Daniel, 1776-1846, attributed name.

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