Title Linear Perspective: Or, a New Method of Representing Justly All Manner of Objects as They Appear to the Eye in All Situations. A Work Necessary for Painters, Architects, Etc., To Judge of, and Regulate Designs By.
Book Condition Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition First Edition
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher London R Knaplock 1715
Seller ID 019721
42pp + 2pp list of books printed for R Knaplock + 18 plates. Half-leather calf over marbled boards, edge rubs, some leather loss to spine head/base and a section lifting near the head. Gilt on black spine title label, small edge losses to same. Binding is fragile, rear board attached over its full length, front board weak and attached over only perhaps one quarter of its length. Engraving headpiece to first page. General foxing to contents, some marks, small hole to 1 page, staining to final plates, overall a Good tight copy of the first edition of this important work. Extremely scarce.