Saturday, February 25, 2012

The Excellency of the Pen & Pencil

The Excellency of the Pen & Pencil was published anonymously in 1668 by Ratcliff and Daniel for Newman and Jones. It is largely a translation of the works of Albrecht Durer and Holbein and Lomantius.

About the book at Princeton University Library's website. Read online at the Internet Archive. An original copy is for sale on Ebay.

The excellency of the pen and pencil exemplifying the uses of them in the most exquisite and mysterious arts of drawing, etching, engraving, limning, ... (1688)

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