Title Steel-Engraved Book Illustration in England.
Book Condition Used: Very Good
Edition First American Edition.
Publisher Boston: David R. Godine, 1980
0879233222 / 9780879233228
Seller ID 151024001
FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 8vo. 10 1/4 x 6 7/8 inches. xvi, 263 pp. 66 black-and-white plates, index; text clean, unmarked, coated stock pages are toned at the outer margins. Blue cloth, spine blocked in black and titled in gilt, dust-jacket; binding square and tight, light toning to jacket. Muir Dawson's Copy. Very Good. Discusses the early history of steel engravings, through production and printing of the plates, studies several of the noted engravers and artists and reviews the books in which these illustrations appeared.
Basil Hunnisett, Steel-Engraved Book Illustration in England, History of the Book, Muir Dawson