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Polygraphice, or, The art of drawing, engraving, etching, limning, painting, washing, varnishing, colouring, and dying : in three books : the like never yet extant /

By 1644-1713. William Salmon and -1702. P. Holmes


Added engraved title-page by Philip Holmes.Advertising: p. [1] at end; final leaf blank.(from title-page) I. Shews the drawing of men, and other animal creatures, landskips, countries, and figures of various forms -- II. The way of engraving etching and limning with all their requisits and ornaments -- III. The way of painting, washing, varnishing, colouring and dying according to the method of the best authors now extant, exemplified in the painting of the antients, washing of maps, globes or pictures, dying of cloth, silks, bones, wood, glass, stones, and metals, together with the way of varnishing thereof according to any purpose or intent.Mode of access: Internet.Bound in old sprinkled calf; edges sprinkled red; title in ink on foot of text-block; extensive notes in a contemporary hand on initial three blank pages; engraved armorial bookplate on recto of added engraved title-page

Topics: Portrait painting, Art
Publisher: London : Printed by E.T. and R.H. for Richard Jones ...,
Year: 1672
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