General subject of the book: The book “Thaumaturgus opticus” by Jean Francois Niceron is about the mathematically design of structures in perspective. He gives mathematical instructions for the design of anamorphic forms.
Organization of the book: The book is divided into two sections. Each has many chapters which are treating each a topic. It has an appendix with many illustrations at the end. At the pages in front of the two sections it has a big index and a praeludium.
Size of the book: The book measures 357mm x 248mm x 33mm. This refers to the category “folio” of the standard book sizes.
Total number of illustrations and pages: The book counts 343 pages and 55 illustrations.