Salmon, William
Polygraphice: Or, The Arts of Drawing, Engraving, Etching, Limning, Painting, Washing, Varnishing, Gilding, Colouring, Dying, Beautifying and Perfuming: In Four Books ... To which is added A Discourse of Perspective and Chiromancy — London, 1675

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Of Engraving 3 Etching 3
and Limning.
Shewing the Inslruments belonging to
the Work 5 the Matter of the Work,
the way and manner of performing the
same ^ together with all other Reqaisites
and Ornaments.

Os Graving and the Inssruments thereos*
J. ^m%% Raving is an Art which teacheth how to
■ «_ transser any design upon Copper, Brass, or
Wood, by help of (harp pointed and cut-
ting Inssruments.
II. The chief Inssruments are four, i. Gravers, 2.
An Oyl stone, 3. A Cussiion, 4 A Burnisher.
III. Gravers are of three sorts,round pointed,square
pointed, and Lozenge pointed, 'the round beji t&
scratch withal: the [quart (Braver is to makg the hrgs$
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