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THE DESIGN AND PRINTING OF EPHEMERA IN BRITAIN AND AMERICA, 1720-1920. Graham Hudson

THE DESIGN AND PRINTING OF EPHEMERA IN BRITAIN AND AMERICA, 1720-1920.

New Castle, Delaware and London: Oak Knoll Press and The British Library, 2008. 8.5 x 11 inches. Hardcover, dust jacket. 160 pages. First edition. Ephemera has been collected for many years, but only recently has it become widely accepted as material for academic study. This is the first book to discuss ephemera as an aspect of design history, showing how function, production process and period have affected the changing appearance of billheads, trade cards, flyers..... READ MORE

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Acknowledgements......................6 
Introduction..........................7 
1.  The wooden press.................11 
2.  The iron press...................30
3.  The rise of lithography..........48 
4.  Advancing technology.............65 
5.  Colour and special processes.....80 
6.  The Art-printing movement.......101 
7.  The Leicester free style........117 
8.  Process engraving and 
    commercial art..................132
Notes and references................148 
Further reading.....................153 
Index...............................156