Dictionarium polygraphicum : or, The whole body of arts regularly digested ... adorned with proper sculptures, curiously engraven on more than fifty copper plates .. Barrow, John, teacher of mathematics

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Barrow, John, teacher of mathematics
Art -- Dictionaries.; Art -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1800.; Industrial arts
  • [From title-page]: I. The arts of designing, drawing, painting ... II. Carving, cutting in wood, stone ... III. A brief historical account of the most considerable painters, sculptors, statuaries, and engravers ... IV. An explanation of the emblematical and hieroglyphical representations of the heathen deities, powers, human passions ... of great use in history painting. V. The production, nature, refining, compounding, transmutation and tinging of all sorts of metals and minerals ... VI. The arts of making, working, painting or staining all sorts of glass and marble; also enamels, the imitation of all sorts of precious stones, pearls, &c. ... VII. Dying all sorts of materials ... also bleaching and whitening ... VIII. The art of tapestry-weaving ... IX. A description of colours, natural and artificial ... X. The methods of making all kinds of inks ... and also many other curiosities not here to be specified ...
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