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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.
The art of painting in oil, Rendered Familiar to Every Capacity. Extracted from the works of the most eminent masters of the Italian, Flemish, and English Schools. To which is prefixed, the method of mixing the colours to the various teints Used both for Portraits, Landscapes, &c. &c. &c. By the author of The art of drawing in perspective.
- Author of The Art of drawing in Perspective.
A catalogue of maps, prints, copy-books, drawing-books, &c. histories, old ballads, Broad-Sheet and other Patters, Garlands, &c. Printed and Sold by William and Cluer Dicey, At their Warehouse, Opposite the South Door of Bow-Church in Bow-Church-Yard, London.
- William and Cluer Dicey (London, England)
- Printed in the Year M.DCC.LIV. 
Carington Bowles's new and enlarged catalogue of useful and accurate maps, charts, and plans; Curious and entertaining engraved and mazzotinto prints, single or in sets: writing books; including all the the branches of penmanship: black-lines, letter-file maps, and prints, school pieces, cards for schools, &c. &c. A great collection of elegant drawing books, and correct books of maps, roads, perspective, geometry, &c. Containing a great variety of new and valuable articles for the use of the nobility and gentry of Great-Britain and Ireland. Merchants exports, and shop keepers country trade. Which may be had wholesale and retail at his Map and Print Warehouse, No. 69, St. Paul's Church Yard, London.
- Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793.
Robert Sayer's new and enlarged catalogue for the year MDCCLXXIV. of new, scarce and valuable prints, in sets and single, books of architecture, Drawing and Copy-Books, Of each a great Variety, At No. 53, in Fleet-Street, London; where Gentlemen for Furniture, Merchants for Exportation, and Shopkeepers to sell again, May find a complete Assortment on the most Reasonable Terms. N. B. The Contents of this Catalogue are chiefly new.
- Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794.
Polygraphice; or, The arts of drawing, engraving, etching, limning, painting, washing, varnishing, gilding, colouring, dying, beautifying and perfuming : In four books. Exemplifyed, in the drawing of men, women, landskips, countries, and figures of various forms; the way of engraving, etching and limning, with all their requisites and ornaments; the depicting of the most eminent pieces of antiquities ... together with the original, advancement and perfection of the art of painting / by William Salmon.
- Salmon, William, 1644-1713.
Human passions delineated in above 120 figures, droll, satyrical, and humourous: design'd in the Hogarthian style, very useful for young practitioners in drawing. By Timo[thy] Bobbin author of the Lancashire dialect. ... Whole books or any single print may be had of the booksellers, or of the publisher
- Bobbin, Tim., 1708-1786.