Dictionarium Polygraphicum, or the whole Body Of Arts regularly digested, two volumes (Polygraphic Dictionary)


A book dealing with all aspects of the fine and applied arts, such as the camera obscura, sun dials, dyeing, weaving, fireworks, drawing, gilding, preparations for colours, precious stones and so on. Volume 1, [vii], 432 pages and 31 copper plates all folding except for the frontispiece, volume 2, [ii], 398 pages and 26 folding copper plates

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Author(s) Barrow, J. [Editor]
Illustrator(s) N/A
Publisher(s) Printed for C Hitch and L Hawes and others
Published Date 1758
Signature Information N/A
Size octavo, 22 cm x 14 cm
Book Condition Volume 1 lacks one of the perspective plates [plate 26], covers very worn, leather rubbed off volume one leaving just bare boards, most of spine missing from Volume I, spine missing from Volume II, lower cord broken, leather on cover quite rubbed with portions missing, externally worn, internally text and plates in good condition
Jacket Condition N/A
Binding Full calf