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The practice of perspective: or, an easy method of representing natural objects according to the rules of art. Applied and exemplified in all the Variety of Cases; as landskips, gardens, buildings, of divers kinds, their appendages, parts, furniture, &c. With rules for the proportions, positions &c. With rules for the Proportions, Positions, &c. figures, both in Draught and Relievo. Also the Manner of conducting the Shadows by divers Luminaries; and Practical Methods of Designing truly, without understanding any Rules at all … Written in French by a Jesuit of Paris; since translated into German, by Ch. Rembold and into English, by Rob. Pricke, And now, a second time, into the same Language, by E. Chambers, F.R.S. To which is prefixed The theory of perspective, in which the Reasons and Grounds of the several Methods made use of in the Practice are shewed and demonstrated, by James Hodgson, Fellow of the Royal Society, and Master of the Royal Mathematical School in Christ Hospital
London: Printed for Tho. Bowles, Print and Map-Seller in St. Paul’s Church-Yard; and John Bowles, Print and Map-Seller at the Black-Horse in Cornhill , 1743.
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|Borrower Name||Volume||Date Out||Date In||Fine||Transcribed
|Ann Pierce||3/19/1790||3/24/1790||Practice Perspective|
|William Moore||2/9/1803||3/1/1803||Practice Perspective|