First Principles of Symmetrical Beauty
by David Ramsay Hay
Publisher: W. Blackwood and sons 1846
Number of pages: 305
From the table of contents: Nature of the science of aesthetics explained; Plane figures the bases of all forms; The isosceles triangle; Universal application of the composite ellipse in the arts of ornamental design; and more.
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