Painting Popularly Explained: Including Fresco, Water-glass, Oil, Tempera, Mosais, Encaustic, Water-colour, Miniature, Painting on Ivory, Vellum, Pottery, Porcelain, Enamel, Glass, &c. : with Historical Sketches of the Progress of the Art

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Página 317 - There is comprised in it every possible shape into which the letters of the alphabet and numerals can <be formed, and the talent which has been expended in the conception of the various plain and ornamental letters is wonderful.
Página 317 - EXAMPLES OF MODERN ALPHABETS, PLAIN and ORNAMENTAL ; including German, Old English, Saxon, Italic, Perspective, Greek, Hebrew, Court Hand, Engrossing, Tuscan, Riband, Gothic, Rustic, and Arabesque ; with several Original Designs, and an Analysis of the Roman and Old English Alphabets, large and small, and Numerals, for the use of Draughtsmen, Surveyors, Masons, Decorative Painters, Lithographers, Engravers, Carvers, &c.
Página 60 - But thou, Beth-lehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.
Página 317 - For those who insert enamelled sentences round gilded chalices, who blazon shop legends over shopdoors, who letter church walls with pithy sentences from the Decalogue, this book will be useful.
Página 317 - Century, with Numerals ; including Gothic, Church-Text, large and small, German, Italian, Arabesque, Initials for Illumination, Monograms, Crosses. &c., &c., for the use of Architectural and Engineering Draughtsmen, Missal Painters, Masons, Decorative Painters, Lithographers, Engravers, Carvers, &c., &c. Collected and Engraved by F. DELAMOTTE, and printed in Colours.
Página 317 - Athen&um. ORNAMENTAL ALPHABETS, ANCIENT and MEDIAEVAL ; from the Eighth Century, with Numerals ; including Gothic, Church-Text, large and small, German, Italian, Arabesque, Initials for Illumination, Monograms, Crosses, &c. &c., for the use of Architectural and Engineering Draughtsmen, Missal Painters, Masons, Decorative Painters, Lithographers, Engravers, Carvers, &c. &c.
Página 317 - A PRIMER OF THE ART OF ILLUMINATION. For the Use of Beginners ; with a Rudimentary Treatise on the Art, Practical Directions for its Exercise, and Examples taken from Illuminated MSS., printed in Gold and Colours.
Página 317 - The examples of ancient MSS. recommended to the student, which, with much good sense, the author chooses from collections accessible to all, are selected with judgment and knowledge, as well as taste."— Athenaum.
Página 317 - Distinguished by the true spirit of scientific inquiry, by great knowledge, by keen logical ability, and by a style peculiarly clear, easy, and energetic." — Nonconformist. " No one can rise from its perusal without being impressed with a sense of the singular weakness of modern scepticism.
Página 317 - Science and Scripture. SCIENCE ELUCIDATIVE OF SCRIPTURE, AND NOT ANTAGONISTIC TO IT ; being a Series of Essays on— I. Alleged Discrepancies ; 2. The Theory of the Geologists and Figure of the Earth ; 3. The Mosaic Cosmogony ; 4. Miracles in general — Views of Hume and Powell ; 5. The Miracle of Joshua — Views of Dr. Colenso : The Supernaturally Impossible ; 6. The Age of the Fixed Stars— their Distances and Masses. By Professor JR YOUNG, Author of " A Course of Elementary Mathematics,

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