A history of wood-engraving : with one hundred and twenty illustrations / by Douglas Percy Bliss.

London : Spring Books, 1964.

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Mt. Vernon campus stacks
NE1030 .B54 1964 Available Request
Visual Resources Center, Katzen 142 (Non-Circulating)
NE1030 .B5 Available
Visual Arts Collection (N-NX,TR) Lower Level
NE1030 .B55 Available Request
Off-Campus Shelving
NE1030 .B57 1964 Available Request
Subjects Illustrated books.
Illustration of books -- History.
Wood-engraving -- History.
Description xvi, 263 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Copyright Date 1964.
Notes "Originally published 1928."
Also available online.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-256) and index.
Contents Preface / by Campbell Dodgson -- An elementary account of the technique of woodcutting and of wood-engraving which must be read -- The beginnings : paper -- devotional prints -- cards -- Block-books -- Metal-cuts of the manière criblée -- Early German book-illustration -- Early French book-illustration -- Les livres d'heures -- Early Italian book-illustration -- Early Spanish book-illustration -- Early Netherlandish book-illustration -- The danse macabre -- Dürer -- The work for the Emperor Maximilian -- The German painter-engravers of Dürer's time -- On the woodcuts in herbals and other sources chiefly in the sixteenth century -- Popular prints of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries -- Bewick -- Reproductive engraving of last century -- Blake and the modern English wood-engravers -- Gauguin and the modern French wood-engravers.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)397218
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Bliss, Douglas Percy, 1900-1984.
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