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EDWARDS, Edward (1738--1806)
A practical treatise of perspective, on the principles of Dr. Brook Taylor. By Edward Edwards, associate and teacher of perspective in the Royal Academy.
London: printed by Luke Hansard, for Leigh, Sotheby and Son, 1803.
xii, 316, [2] p., etch. frontis., XL pl. : [4] etch. illus. ; 28.2 cm. (4º)

Edwards was teacher of perspective at the Royal Academy from 1788. The Soane copy (like both British Library copies and unlike the BAL copy) has a later state of the frontispiece, retouched and signed 'R. Duppa perfecit.' With a final leaf of errata. BAL, Early printed books, no. 964.

Copy Notes Bought from Joseph Booker for £1. 16s. on 14 December 1807. (Spiers Box Misc. Booksellers).

Binding C19th tree calf, gilt-tooled spine.

Reference Number 2182


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