A5 Young Painters Guide to Perspective Hardback Notebook
A5 160pages (80 leaves) unlined 100 gsm paper hardback notebook.
The image is from ‘The Young Painter's Maulstick; Being A Practical Treatise On Perspective; Containing Rules And Principles For Delineation On Planes, Treated so as to render the Art of Drawing correctly, easy of Attainment even to common Capacities; and entertaining at the same Time, from its Truth and Facility. Founded on the clear mechanical Process of Vignola And Sirigatti; United With The Theoretical Principles Of The Celebrated Dr. Brook Taylor. Addressed To Students In Drawing. By James Malton, Architect And Draftsman’. (1800)
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BR Q742M3 SR1/15/5/5