Sculptura: Or, the History and Art of Chalcography, and Engraving in Copper: with an Ample Enumeration of the Most Renowned Masters and Their Works. To which is Annexed, a New Manner of Engraving, Or Mezzotinto, Communicated by His Highness Prince Rupert to the Author of this Treatise, John Evelyn, Esq
J. Murray, (successor to Mr. Sandby), 1769 - 140 páginas
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Página xxxii - Living in an age of extraordinary Events and Revolutions, he learnt (as himself asserted) this Truth, which pursuant to his intention is here declared — That all is vanity which is not honest, and that there is no solid wisdom but in real Piety...
Página xx - Kalendarium Hortense, or the gardener's almanac, directing what he is to do monthly throughout the year, and what fruits and flowers are in prime,
Página xviii - Composite, the latter; written in French by Roland Freart, sieur de Chambray; made English for the benefit of builders ; to which is added, an account of architects and architecture, in an historical and etymological explanation of certain terms, particularly affected by architects ; with Leon Baptista Alberti's treatise of statues,
Página xxi - ... which we call (not very properly, but yet we call) our own. I am gone out from Sodom, but I am not yet arrived at my little Zoar. " O let me escape thither (is it not a little one ?) and my soul shall live.
Página ix - ... curiously, and to serve for bowls, walking, or other recreations, &c., if the company please. Opposite to the house, towards the wood, should be erected a pretty chapel; and at equal...
Página xxii - I myself am able yet to do, is only to recommend to mankind the search of that felicity, which you instruct them how to find and to enjoy.
Página xx - I NEVER had any other desire so strong, and so like to covetousness, as that one which I have had always, that I might be master at last of a small house and large garden, with very moderate conveniences joined to them, and there dedicate the remainder of my life only to the culture of them, and study of nature...