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TAYLOR, Brook (1685--1731)
[Linear perspective. 1811]
New principles of linear perspective: or, the art of designing on a plane, the representations of all sorts of objects, in a more general and simple method, than has been hitherto done. Illustrated by thirteen plates. By Brook Taylor, ... The fourth edition, revised.
London: printed for J. Taylor, at The Architectural Library, 1811.
xxvi, 80 (i.e. 70), [2] p., engr. frontis. port., 13 fold. pl. ; 22.5 cm. (8°)

First published in 1715 as Linear perspective; the enlarged edition including the appendix on Newton appeared in 1719 (q.v.). Last page misnumbered.

Copy Notes Bought from Josiah Taylor for 14s. on 10 May 1811. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.2.12). Bound (1) with A catalogue of modern books on architecture, ... on sale at J. Taylor's Architectural Library, [1809?], q.v..

Binding C19th original grey paper boards, printed paper spine-label 'Brook Taylor's Perspective, New Edition, 14s.'

Reference Number 3430


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