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Before Joseph Moxon’s “Mechanick Exercises,” there was André Félibien.
Félibien (1619-1695), was an early and important art critic and published a book in 1676 on the tools and processes used by woodworkers, sculptors, painters and architects called “Principes de L’architecture….”
The book, published anonymously, is beautifully illustrated.