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James, Henry A(lfred)

Handbook of perspective.

London, Chapman and Hall 1888.

Reference: 6994
Price: £5 [convert currency]

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8vo. xvi+100pp, 75 diagrams within text, plus 52pp publisher’s adverts. Publisher’s cloth, gilt, frayed at head and foot of spine, small tear to upper cover. One plate torn in two, neatly repaired. Ink ownership inscription of ?A.P. Kerr, Peterborough ?Cut March 1902 on front free endpaper (latter becoming detached).

Only edition of this course of practical lessons in perspective for beginners by a professional teacher of the subject and former vice-principal of Cheltenham Training College (now part of Cheltenham and Gloucester College). James intended this to be suitable for pupils with no previous knowledge of geometry and attempted to simplify the subject as much as possible.