The practice of perspective, or, An easy method of representing natural objects according to the rules of art ... The whole illustrated with one hundred and fifty copper-plates / written in French by a Jesuit of Paris (the French original by Jean Dubreuil); since translated into German ... and into English ... And now, a second time, into the same language, by Ephraim Chambers
Publisher: London : Printed for Tho. Bowles and John Bowles, 1726, 150 p. 24 cm
"This work was probably the most influential book of the 17th and 18th centuries on perspective written for the layman. Known as the "Jesuit's Perspective," it was first published in French in 1642-49 and remained a standard text for over a hundred years. It was widely read in colonial America."
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