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Ferra HE beginning of the art of wood-engraving in Europe, the time when paper was first laid down upon an engraved wood block and the first rude print was taken off, is unknown; the name of the inventor and his country are involved in a double obscurity of ignorance and fable, darkened still more by national jealousies and vanities; even the mechanical Author: George Edward Woodberry. A HISTORY OF WOOD-ENGRAVING. I. THE ORIGIN OF THE ART. FIG. 1.—From “Epistole di San Hieronymo Volgare.” Ferra HE beginning of the art of wood-engraving in Europe, the time when paper was first laid down upon an engraved wood block and the first rude print was taken off, is unknown; the name of the inventor and his country are involved in a double . Brief History Wood Engraving Its Invention. You Searched For: No dust jacket. A nicely illustrated little history. Book in very good condition. Boards a little soiled and rubbed. Spine slightly discoloured. Ex libris plate and a small ink-stamp to front paste down. Owner's name in ink to ffep. Toning to free endpapers. I N this book I have attempted to gather and arrange such facts as should be known to men of cultivation interested in the art of engraving in wood. I have, therefore, disregarded such matter as seems to belong rather to descriptive bibliography, and have treated wood-engraving, in its principal works, as a reflection of the life of men and an illustration of .
Genre/Form: Illustrated works History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bliss, Douglas Percy, History of wood-engraving. London, Spring Books . The most important of them are, Dr. Dibdin's celebrated bibliographical works; 'A Treatise on Wood-Engraving,' by W. A. Chatto, of which a new edition has lately been issued; 'Wood-Engraving in Italy in the 15th Century,' by Dr. Lippmann; and, above all, 'The Masters of Wood-Engraving,' a magnificent folio volume written by Mr. W. J. Linton. Housed in the British Museum is a year-old Chinese manuscript with the image of Buddha drawn in flowing black lines. This, according to A History of Wood Engraving, is the oldest known woodcut and the starting point for this lively history of the art hundreds of years, wood engraving was the primary means of illustrating books in France, Italy, and the Pages: There are more than 75 illustrations of rare Eragny wood engravings and Eragny designs. This important book is for anyone interested in the history of printing, the Arts and Crafts movement, Impressionism, private presses, the art of wood engraving, and illustrated and fine books. Please see my store for more books about books and Rating: % positive.
Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of A History of Wood-Engraving. It was previously published by other bona fide publishers, and is now, after many years, back in : Emereo Publishing. chapter one – origin of wood-engraving. old wood-cuts and block books impressed by means of friction. chapter two – of the invention of typography, or the art of moveable letters, and the invention of the printing-press.. chapter three – wood-engraving in connection with the press in the fifteenth century –. chapter four – wood-engraving in the sixteenth century: part i . Title within ornamental border "A list of the principal works upon wood-engraving useful to students": p.  1 Book repair (loose pages). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The History of Wood-Engraving in America by William James Linton (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!