Polygraphice: or, The arts of drawing, engraving, etching, limning, painting, washing, varnishing, guilding, colouring, dying, beautifying, and perfuming. [microform] : In four books. Exemplified in the drawing of men, women, landskips, countries, and figures of various forms; the way of engraving, etching, and limning, with all their requisites and ornaments; the depicting of the most eminent pieces of antiquities; the paintings of the ancients; washing of maps, globes, or pictures; the dying of cloth, silk, horns, bones, wood, glass, stones, and metals; the varnishing, colouring, and guilding thereof, according to any purpose or intent; the painting, colouring, and beautifying of the face, skin, and hair; the whole doctrine of perfumes, together with the original, advancement, and perfection of the art of painting; the like never published till now ; To which is added, a discourse of perspective and chiromancy

Edition
The fourth edition, with many new and large additions, adorned with twenty sculptures; the like never yet extant.
Imprint
London, Printed for Charles Passinger, at the Sign of the Seven Stars on London-Bridge, 1680.
Physical description
[8], 407, [16] p., [17] leaves of plates : ill.
Series
Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 2885:1.

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