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HASSELL, John (d. 1825)
The speculum: an essay on the art of drawing in water colours; with instructions for sketching from nature, comprising the whole process of a water coloured drawing, familiarly exemplified in drawing, shadowing and tinting a complete landscape; in all its progressive stages; directions for compounding and using colours, Indian ink, or bister. By J. Hassell.
London: printed by W. Flint, for the author; and sold by T. Tegg, and M. Jones. And to be had of all the booksellers in the United Kingdom, 1809.
[2], 32 p. ; [1] fold. etch. pl. ; 18.1 cm. (8°)

Copy Notes Bound first in a collection of tracts on the fine arts.

Binding C19th quarter maroon binder's cloth, grey paper boards, green leather spine-label lettered in gilt 'Tracts / Fine Arts', numbered '37' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 4149


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