Knight, James P.

The practical guide (to) perspective. Twenty-second edition. (Title taken from front wrapper).

Birmingham, The Educational Trading Co. nd (1888).

Reference: 07038
Price: £65 [convert currency]

Full Description

Oblong 4to. 16pp, wood engr text ills, 28 litho plates on 14 leaves. Recent quarter calf, spine gilt, marbled board sides, original wrappers bound in, with repair to tear in front wrapper erasing word “to” (see title). Pencil notes on upper part of several plates, pencil drawing on recto of rear wrapper. Arnaud de Vitry’s full-page engr bookplate inserted before front wrapper.

One hundred exercises in perspective drawing for beginners in an immensely successful format, and written by the Headmaster of the Cheltenham School of Art. This edition has an appendix on vanishing and measuring points. Arnaud de Vitry’s copy, with his bookplate.

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