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Treatise on Wood Engraving, Historical and Practical

  • Kartonierter Einband
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A Treatise on Wood Engraving (1839) combines W. A. Chatto's historical interests with the practical insights of the wood-engraver... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Zusammenfassung A Treatise on Wood Engraving (1839) combines W. A. Chatto's historical interests with the practical insights of the wood-engraver! John Jackson. Containing upwards of three hundred engraved illustrations! the book covers everything from ancient engraved stamps to nineteenth-century woodcuts! culminating in an engaging 'how-to' description of the trade. Klappentext An impressive combination of historical and practical expertise underlies this valuable source of information about engravers and their techniques. Inhaltsverzeichnis Preface; 1. Antiquity of engraving; 2. Progress of wood engraving; 3. The invention of typography; 4. Wood engraving in connection with the press; 5. Wood engraving at the time of Albrecht Durer; 6. Further progress and decline of wood engraving; 7. Revival of wood engraving; 8. The practice of wood engraving.

Klappentext

An impressive combination of historical and practical expertise underlies this valuable source of information about engravers and their techniques.



Inhalt

Preface; 1. Antiquity of engraving; 2. Progress of wood engraving; 3. The invention of typography; 4. Wood engraving in connection with the press; 5. Wood engraving at the time of Albrecht Durer; 6. Further progress and decline of wood engraving; 7. Revival of wood engraving; 8. The practice of wood engraving.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Treatise on Wood Engraving, Historical and Practical
Autor:
EAN: 9781108009157
ISBN: 978-1-108-00915-7
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Kunst
Anzahl Seiten: 784
Gewicht: 1113g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm x T41mm
Jahr: 2009