Bookplate Designs CD-ROM and Book (Dover Electronic Clip Art Series) by Carol Belanger Grafton, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
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Bookplate Designs CD-ROM and Book (Dover Electronic Clip Art Series)

by Carol Belanger Grafton
     
 

Ever since people have collected books, there have been bookplates to identify their owners. For centuries, fine artists and illustrators have used bookplates as a medium for creating beautiful designs, some simple and utilitarian, others richly elaborate and ornate. In a unique homage to bookplate art, this treasury illuminates over 340 of the finest examples of

Overview

Ever since people have collected books, there have been bookplates to identify their owners. For centuries, fine artists and illustrators have used bookplates as a medium for creating beautiful designs, some simple and utilitarian, others richly elaborate and ornate. In a unique homage to bookplate art, this treasury illuminates over 340 of the finest examples of the craft in a breathtaking variety of black-and-white images. Produced by woodcut, engraving, etching, and other methods, and collected from all over the world, each bookplate is a masterpiece in small scale.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486998787
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
08/08/2008
Series:
Dover Electronic Clip Art Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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