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The Artist's vade mecum; being the whole art of drawing taught in a new work elegantly engraved on one hundred folio copper plates; Containing great variety of examples in every branch of that noble art: as parts of the face, heads, hands, feet, academy, antiques; and groupes of figures, beasts, birds, insects, flowers, fruit, shells, ornaments, buildings, landscapes, &c. &c. &c. collected from the works of the greatest masters. To which is prefixed, an essay on drawing: with introductory rules for the use of learners: in which the first principles of that useful and noble art are explained in such manner that it may be attained in a short time without a master.

MDCCLXII. [1762]
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London : Printed and published according to act of Parliament: and sold by R. Sayer, at the Golden-Buck, in Fleet-Street, MDCCLXII. [1762]

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8p.,plates ; 2⁰.

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ESTC N31089


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