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The Illustrator and the Book in England from 1790 to 1914
     

The Illustrator and the Book in England from 1790 to 1914

by Gordon N. Ray
 

Combining thoughtful essays, detailed bibliographical descriptions, and over 290 finely reproduced illustrations, this book by a leading literary scholar, author, and book antiquarian chronicles a golden era in the art of the illustrated book. Among the artists: Blake, Turner, Rowlandson, Constable, Lear, Cruikshank, Rossetti, Tenniel, du Maurier, Caldecott,

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Combining thoughtful essays, detailed bibliographical descriptions, and over 290 finely reproduced illustrations, this book by a leading literary scholar, author, and book antiquarian chronicles a golden era in the art of the illustrated book. Among the artists: Blake, Turner, Rowlandson, Constable, Lear, Cruikshank, Rossetti, Tenniel, du Maurier, Caldecott, Morris, Beardsley, Beerbohm, and Rackham.

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A chronicle of English book illustration between 1790 and 1914 in a series of essays, detailed bibliographic descriptions, and 295 b&w illustrations. A reprint of the edition originally published in 1976 by The Pierpont Morgan Library and Oxford U. Press. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780486269559
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
01/30/1992
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.22(h) x 0.91(d)

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