XIX CENTURY ILLUSTRATION, SOME METHODS USED IN ENGLISH BOOKS.
Printed in an edition limited to only 75 numbered copies. (Bibliography of the Plough Press, p.8). Includes descriptions and actual period examples laid-in for 16 different printing processes utilized during the nineteenth century. Included are familiar processes such as wood engraving, copper and steel engraving, lithography, and aquatint as well as less familiar processes such as omnigraphy, and anastatic printing. An early book from this fine English press. Useful as teaching tool because of the examples of the different processes which are present. This copy has been supplemented by a number of additional samples of the various processes and there is a note in pencil stating that "This is an extra-illustrated copy." Slipcase rubbed and faded along edges.
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SCHWEIZERISCHES KÜNSTLER-LEXIKON, HERAUSGEGEBEN MIT UNTER...
by Brun, Carl
Complete set of this standard biographical work on Swiss artists and illustrators that was original published by Von Huber & Co. in Frauenfeld over the period 1905 to 1917. Still the standard work on Swiss Art. Scholarly entries on painters, printmakers, sculptors, and architects, as well as decorative artists from about the 14th c. through the 19th. Provides lists of works and bibliographic data for the more important figures. V.4 is a supplement containing new information gathered since the set was begun. Prints are by Swiss artists only. Selective Catalogues are provided for some printmakers but not all. Some Catalogues are extensive, and may possibly be complete. Riggs, The Print Council Index to Oeuvre-Catalogues of Prints by European and American Artists, page xxxvii-xxxviii.