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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DIE GRIECHISCHE BUCHMALEREI.
by Gerstinger, Hans
Text in German. First edition, first printing. Hans Gerstinger was an expert on Greek and Byzantine papyri and he became a professor at the University of Graz in 1941, and, from 1948, at the Institute of Archaeology in Vienna. There are 28 plates included in the box of leaves, 9 of which are in full color and are mounted on white matte-board. Each is lovely example of ancient Greek illustration. The accompanying text is well researched and informational. Bound book has mild wear around the edges with moderate rubbing to head and heel of spine, corners are lightly bumped. Clam shell case with the plates is moderately worn around the edges, the spine is worn and slightly fragile. The 9 color plates have minimal wear to the edges of the matte-boards. Slip case is worn and FRAGILE.