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Author: Salmon, William, 1644-1713.
Title: Polygraphice, or, The arts of drawing, engraving, etching, limning, painting, washing, varnishing, gilding, colouring, dying, beautifying, and perfuming in four books : exemplifyed 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 antients, washing of maps, globes or pictures, the dying of cloth, silk, horns, bones, wood, glass, stones and metals, the varnishing, colouring and gilding thereof according to any purpose or intent, the painting, colouring and beautifying of the face, skin and hair, the whole doctrine of perfumes, never published till now, together with the original, advancement and perfection of the art of painting / by William Salmon ...
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Print source: Polygraphice, or, The arts of drawing, engraving, etching, limning, painting, washing, varnishing, gilding, colouring, dying, beautifying, and perfuming in four books : exemplifyed 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 antients, washing of maps, globes or pictures, the dying of cloth, silk, horns, bones, wood, glass, stones and metals, the varnishing, colouring and gilding thereof according to any purpose or intent, the painting, colouring and beautifying of the face, skin and hair, the whole doctrine of perfumes, never published till now, together with the original, advancement and perfection of the art of painting / by William Salmon ...
Salmon, William, 1644-1713.

London: Printed by E.T. and R.H. for R. Jones ..., 1673.
Notes:
Added title page engraved, dated 1672.
Includes index.
Errata: p. 352.
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
Subject terms:
Art -- Early works to 1800.
Portrait painting -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A60739.0001.001

Contents
frontispiece
engraved title page
title page
To the Right Honourable HENRY Lord HOWARD, Earl OF NORWICH, EARL Marshal of ENGLAND.
THE PREFACE TO THE READER.
POLYGRAPHICES LIBER PRIMUS. OF DRAWING.
CHAP. I. Of Polygraphice in General.
CHAP. II. Of the Instruments of Drawing.
CHAP. III. Of the precepts of Drawing in General.
CHAP. IV. Of Drawing the Face of a Man.
CHAP. V. Of the Extremeparts.
CHAP. VI. Of Drawing the whole Body.
CHAP. VII. Of Drawing a Naked Body.
CHAP. VIII. Of Shadowing a Naked Body.
CHAP. IX. The way and manner of Shadowing.
CHAP. X. Of Expressing Passions in the Countenance.
CHAP. XI. Of Humane proportion.
CHAP. XII. Of Drapery.
CHAP. XIII. Of Mixed and Ʋncertain Forms.
CHAP. XIV. Of Landskip.
CHAP. XV. Of Diapering and Antique.
CHAP. XVI. To take the perfect draught of any Picture.
CHAP XVII. To extend or contract a Picture keeping the pro∣portion.
CHAP. XVIII. To express the Powers.
CHAP. XIX. Of Vertues and Vices.
CHAP. XX. Of Rivers.
CHAP. XXI. Of Nymphs.
CHAP. XXII. Of the Nine Muses.
CHAP. XIII. Of the four Winds.
CHAP. XXIV. Of the Months of the Year.
CHAP XXV. Of Perspective in general.
CHAP. XXVI. Of the Active part of Perspective.
CHAP. XXVII. Of the Subject to be seen.
CHAP. XXVIII. The General Practice of Perspective.
CHAP. XXIX. A Rational Demonstration of Chiromantical Signatures; Added by way of Appendix to Chap. V. of this Book.
POLYGRAPHICES LIBER SECUNDUS.
CHAP. I. Of Graving, and the Instruments thereof.
CHAP. II. Of Polishing the Copper Plates.
CHAP. III. Of Holding the Graver.
CHAP. IV. Of the way and manner of Engraving.
CHAP. V. Of the Imitation of Copies or Prints.
CHAP. VI. Of Engraving in Wood.
CHAP. VII. Of Etching, and the Materials thereof.
CHAP. VIII. The way and manner of using the hard Varnish.
CHAP. IX. The way and manner of Etching.
CHAP X. Of using the Aqua fortis.
CHAP. XI. Of Finishing the Work.
CHAP. XII. The way of using the soft Varnish.
CHAP. XIII. The way of Etching upon the soft Varnish.
CHAP. XIV. Of using the Aqua fortis, and finishing the work.
CHAP. XV. Of Limning, and the Materials thereof.
CHAP. XVI. Of the Gumms and their Ʋse.
CHAP. XVII. Of the seven Colours in General.
CHAP. XVIII. Of Colours in Particular.
CHAP. XIX. Of Mixt and Compound Colours.
CHAP. XX. Of Colours for Drapery.
CHAP. XXI. Of Liquid Gold and Silver.
CHAP. XXII. Of Preparing the Colours.
CHAP. XXIII. Of the Manual Instruments.
CHAP. XXIV. Of Preparations for Limning.
CHAP. XXV. Of the Practice of Limning in Miniture, or Draw∣ing of a Face in Colours.
CHAP. XXVI. Of Limning Drapery.
CHAP. XXVII. Of Limning Landskip.
POLYGRAPHICES LIBER TERTIUS.
CHAP. I. Of Painting in Oyl, and the Materials thereof.
CHAP. II. Of the Colours in General, and their significations.
CHAP. III. Of the fitting of Colours for Painting.
CHAP. IV. Of Colours for Velvet.
CHAP. V. Of colours for Sattins.
CHAP. VI. Of Colours for Taffatie, Cloth and Leather.
CHAP. VII. Of Colours for Garments in general.
CHAP. VIII. Colours for Metals and precious stones.
CHAP. IX. Of Colours for Landskip.
CHAP. X. Of the Painting of the Face.
CHAP. XI. Of the cleansing of any old Painting.
CHAP. XII. The painting of the Antients exemplified first in some of their Heathen gods.
CHAP. XIII. Of the painting of some of the Heathen god∣desses.
CHAP. XIV. The Painting of Law-givers, Emperours and Kings, and Queens.
CHAP. XV. The Painting of Philosophers, and the Sybills.
CHAP. XVI. The Painting of Arts, Vertues, and Passions:
CHAP. XVII. Of Colours for Painting Glass.
CHAP. XVIII. Of the way of Painting upon Glass.
CHAP. XIX. Of Washing, and the Materials thereof.
CHAP. XX. Of Colours simple for Washing.
CHAP. XXI. Of Compounded Colours for Washing.
CHAP. XXII. Of mixing Colours and shadowing.
CHAP. XXIII. Of Colours for Landskips.
CHAP. XXIV. Of the practice of Washing.
CHAP. XXV. Of the making of Varnishes.
CHAP. XXVI. Of the manner of Varnishing.
CHAP. XXVII. Experimental Observations of Vegetable Colours in General.
CHAP. XXII. General Experimental observations of Mineral Colours.
CHAP. XXIX. Of Metals.
CHAP. XXX. Of the Instruments and Materials of Casting.
CHAP. XXXI. The Way and Manner of Casting.
CHAP. XXXII. Of Glass and Precious Stones.
CHAP. XXXIII. The Ways and Manner of Gilding.
CHAP. XXXIV. Of Paper, Parchment, and Leather.
CHAP. XXXV. Of Wood, Horns, and Bones.
CHAP. XXXVI. Of Dying Yarn, Linnen Cloth, and the like.
CHAP. XXXVII. Of the Dying of Stuffs, Cloaths and Silks.
POLYGRAPHICES LIBER QUARTUS.
CHAP. I. Of the Original of these Arts.
CHAP. II. Of a Picture in general.
CHAP. III. Of the Choice of Copies, or Patterns.
CHAP. IV. Of the Disposing of Pictures and Paintings.
CHAP. V. Of Painting in General.
CHAP. VI. Of Colours.
CHAP. VII. Of making Original Colours.
CHAP. VIII. Of Limning to the life in general.
CHAP. IX. Of Limning Landskip.
CHAP. X. Of the various Forms or Degrees of Co∣louring.
CHAP. XI. Of Frescoe, or Painting of Walls.
CHAP. XII. How the Antients depicted their Gods, and first of Saturn.
CHAP. XIII. How the Antients depicted Jupiter.
CHAP. XIV. How the Antients depicted Mars.
CHAP. XV. How the Antients depicted Phoebus or Sol.
CHAP. XVI. How the Antients depicted Venus.
CHAP. XVII. How the Antients depicted Mercury.
CHAP. XVIII. How the Antients depicted Diana or Luna.
CHAP. XIX. How the Antients depicted Janus.
CHAP. XX. How the Antients depicted Aurora.
CHAP. XXI. How the Antients depicted Juno.
CHAP. XXII. How the Antients depicted Ops or Tellus.
CHAP. XXIII. How the Anitents depicted Neptune and the Sea Gods.
CHAP. XXIV. How the Antients depicted Nemesis.
CHAP. XXV. How the Antients depicted Pan.
CHAP. XXVI. How the Antients depicted Pluto.
CHAP. XXVII. How the Antients depicted the Parcae, or Sisters.
CHAP. XXVIII. How the Antients depicted Minerva, or Pallas.
CHAP. XXIX. How the Antients depicted Vulcan.
CHAP. XXX. How the Antients depicted Bacchus.
CHAP. XXXI. How the Antients depicted Fortune.
CHAP. XXXII. How Vertue, Truth, Peace, Honour, Fame and Opinion were depicted.
CHAP. XXXIII. How Night, Sleep, Silence, Pleasure and Fear were depicted.
CHAP. XXXIV. How the Antients depicted several wise men and Philosophers.
CHAP. XXXV. Of the farther Progress of these Arts.
CHAP. XXXVI. Of Painting the Face and Skin.
CHAP. XXXVII. Of Cosmeticks which beautifie without any thing of Paint.
CHAP. XXXVIII. Of Cosmeticks, which remedy the various Vices of the skin.
CHAP. XXXIX. Of making a Sweet Breath.
CHAP. XL. Of beautifying the Hair.
CHAP. XLI. Of the Art of Perfuming in general.
CHAP. XLII. Of the Matter of which Perfumes are made.
CHAP. XLIII. Of the Oil of Ben.
CHAP. XLI. Of sweet Waters.
CHAP. XLV. Of Perfuming Oils.
CHAP. XLVI. Of Perfuming Essences.
CHAP. XLVII. Of Perfuming Ʋnguents.
CHAP. XLVIII. Of Perfuming Powders.
CHAP. XLIX. Of Perfuming Balsams.
CHAP. L. Of Perfuming Tablets.
CHAP. LI. Of making Pomanders for Bracelets.
CHAP. LII. Of Perfuming Wash-balls.
CHAP. LIII. Of Perfuming Soaps.
CHAP. LIV. Of Burning Perfumes.
CHAP. LV. Of Animal and Mineral Perfumes.
CHAP. LVI. Of the Adulteration of Musk, Civet and Am∣bergriese.
CHAP. LVII. Of the way of Perfuming Cloth, Skins, Gloves and the like.
CHAP. LVIII. Of making various sorts of Ink.
CHAP. LIX. Of making Sealing Wax.
CHAP. LX. Of the various ways of making Artificial Pearls.
CHAP. LXI. Of the Consummation or Perfection of the Art of Painting.
Errata sic emendanda.
INDEX.