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West Coast Rare Books

West Coast Rare Books

Westport / Ireland

Brown, The Principles of Practical Perspective;

Brown, The Principles of Practical Perspective;

Brown, Richard. The Principles of Practical Perspective; or, Scenographic Projection: Containing Universal Rules for Deliniating Designs on Various Surfaces, and taking Views from Nature, by the Most Simple and Expeditious Methods. To which is added, Rules for Shadowing, and the Elements of Painting. The whole treated in a Manner calculated to render the Science of Perspective and Art of Drawing Easy of Attainment to every Capacity. First Edition. Illustrated with Fifty-One Plates. London, Printed for Samuel Leigh, in the Strand, 1815. 30 x 23.5 cm. xviii, 96 text pages and 51 Plates, as listed. Including one colour Plate (XXXIX) which is at times used as a Frontispiece, but is bound here in the correct position between pages 56 and 57. Dark green half calf over marbled boards. Dark red spine label with gilt title. Marbled end papers. Very good condition. Binding severely rubbed and bumped. Corners worn with some material losses (see images), Edges and end papers age darkened. Internally dust dulled and mildly foxed. Small bookseller sticker on front pastedown.Name of previous owner in ink on verso of front free end paper.

Our price: EUR 400,-- 

Brown, The Principles of Practical Perspective;
Brown, The Principles of Practical Perspective;
Brown, The Principles of Practical Perspective;
Brown, The Principles of Practical Perspective;
Brown, The Principles of Practical Perspective;

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