Brook Taylor (1685 - 1731)
RA Collection: People and Organisations
Mathematician, in London.
New Principles Of Linear Perspective: Or The Art of Designing On a Plane, The Representations Of All Sorts Of Objects, In A more General and Simple Method than has been hitherto done. - The Third Edition. - By Brook Taylor, Ll.D. and R.S.S. - Revised and Corrected by John Colson, M.A. and F.R.S. Lucasian Professor of Mathematicks in the University of Cambridge. - - London:: 
Thomas Malton the elder
A Compleat Treatise On Perspective, In Theory And Practice; On The True Principles Of Dr. Brook Taylor. Made Clear, In Theory, By Various Moveable Schemes, And Diagrams; And Reduced To Practice, In The Most Familiar and Intelligent Manner; Shewing How To Delineate All Kinds Of Regular Objects, By Rule. The Theory And Projection Of Shadows, By Sun-Shine, And By Candle-Light. The Effects Of Reflected Light, On Objects; Their Reflected Images, On The Surface Of Water, And On Polished, Plane Surfaces, In All Positions. The Whole Explicitly Treated; And Illustrated, In A Great Variety Of Familiar Examples; In Four Books. Embellished With An Elegant Frontispiece, And Forty-Eight Plates. Containing Diagrams, Views, And Original Designs, In Architecture, &c. Neatly Engraved. All Originals; Invented, Delineated, And, Great Part, Engraved By The Author, Thomas Malton. The Second Edition, Corrected and improved; With Large Additions. - London:: 
The Perspective of Architecture. A Work Entirely New; Deduced From The Principles Of Dr. Brook Taylor; And Performed by Two Rules only of Universal Application. Begun By Command of His Present Majesty, When Prince Of Wales. By Joshua Kirby, Designer in Perspective to His Majesty. - London:: 1761.
Dr. Brook Taylor's Method of Perspective Made Easy, Both in Theory and Practice. In Two Books. Being An Attempt to make the Art of Perspective easy and familiar; To Adapt it intirely to the Arts of Design; And To make it an entertaining Study to any Gentleman who shall chuse so polite an Amusement. By Joshua Kirby, Painter. Illustrated with Fifty Copper Plates; most of which are Engrav'd by the Author. ... Book I. - Ipswich::