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Elements of perspective; containing the nature of light and colours, and the theory and practice of perspective, in regard to lines, surfaces, and solids, with its application to architecture. To which are added rules for painting in transparent water colours. By John Wood Master of the Drawing Academy Established at Edinburgh by the Honourable the Board of Trustees for Manufactories, &c.

  • Wood, John, Master of the Drawing Academy, Edinburgh.
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London : printed for G. Cawthorn, British Library, No. 132, Strand, Bookseller to her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales: Messrs. Richardson, Royal-Exchange; H.D. Symonds, J. Wallis, West and Hughes, Paternoster-Row; J. Wright, Piccadilly; and P. Hill, Edinburgh, 1799.

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xv,[1],132p.,18plates ; 8⁰.

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.

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ESTC T113885



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