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Author: [Debreuil, Jean; Chambers, E., trans.:]

Title: Practical Perspective; or An Easy Method of Representing Natural Objects []

Publication: London: printed for the proprietors Bowles and Carver at their map and print warehouse, [n.d. c.1795.]

Description: Seventh edition. 4to., pp. xxx, [I], 150, [I] + 150 plates on 81 leaves. Some light toning to plates with transfer to adjacent pages, title-page a little foxed. Contemporary tan sheep boards, recently rebacked in well-matched morocco, red gilt label to spine, all edges yellow, endpapers renewed. Some scrapes including one repaired to centre of upper board, edges chipped but still a good, sound copy.

First published in French as parts 1-5 of La Perspective Pratique (1642-9).

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Reference Number: [50439]

Price: £350

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