The gentlemans exercise, or, An exquisite practise :
as well for drawing all manner of beasts in their true portraitures, as also the making of all kinds of colors, to be used in limming, painting, tricking, and blazon of coates, and armes, with divers other most delightfull and pleasurable observations for all young gentlemen and others : as also serving for the necessary use and generall benefit of diuers trades-men and artificers ... /
by Henry Peacham ...
|Main Author:||Peacham, Henry, 1576?-1643?|
London : Printed [by J. Legat] for I.M[arriott]. and are to bee sold by Francis Constable at the signe of the crane, in Pauls Church-yard, 1634.
Early works to 1800.
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Signatures: A-X⁴ Y².
Woodcut t.p. ornament. Initials, head- and tail-pieces.
Printer and publisher supplied from ESTC.
First published 1612 as: Graphice. See ESTC.
, 163,  p. (the last blank) :
ill., coats of arms ;
19 cm. (4to)
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