VICTORIAN BOOK ILLUSTRATION, THE TECHNICAL REVOLUTION
First edition. With 40 illustrations. Chapters on wood engraving, etching, aquatint, lithography, chromolithography, printing presses of the period, the photomechanical revolution, the 1890s, etc. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson, the author's own copy with some pages of manuscript notes loosely inserted. Jacket spine faded.
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CRASH! AN EXPERIMENT IN BLOCKMAKING AND PRINTING.
by Cox, Morris
Limited to 80 copies. Cave pp.63-67; Franklin pp.134-135. Morris Cox founded this private press to allow him freedom of expression for his poetry and artistic talents. Filled with color woodcuts created from "odds and ends of waste material, printed on a home-made press." He shows eight double pages of illustrations with explanations of how he created the illustration.