Linear Perspective: Or, a New Method of Representing Justly All Manner of Objects as They Appear to the Eye in All Situations. A Work Necessary for Painters, Architects, Etc., To Judge of, and Regulate Designs By.

By: Taylor, Brook

Price: £2,500.00

Quantity: 1 available


42pp + 2pp list of books printed for R Knaplock + 18 plates. Half-leather calf over marbled boards, edge rubs, some leather loss to spine head/base and a section lifting near the head. Gilt on black spine title label, small edge losses to same. Binding is fragile, rear board attached over its full length, front board weak and attached over only perhaps one quarter of its length. Engraving headpiece to first page. General foxing to contents, some marks, small hole to 1 page, staining to final plates, overall a Good tight copy of the first edition of this important work. Extremely scarce.

Title: Linear Perspective: Or, a New Method of Representing Justly All Manner of Objects as They Appear to the Eye in All Situations. A Work Necessary for Painters, Architects, Etc., To Judge of, and Regulate Designs By.

Author Name: Taylor, Brook

Categories: Antiquarian, Science & Technology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, R Knaplock: 1715

Binding: Half-Leather

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 019721

Keywords: Antiquarian Science Mathematics Perspective Geometry