The Grammar of Lithography: A Practical Guide for the Artist and Printer in Commercial and Artistic Lithography, and Chromolithography, Zincography, Photo-lithography, and Lithographic Machine Printing

The Grammar of Lithography: A Practical Guide for the Artist and Printer in Commercial and Artistic Lithography, and Chromolithography, Zincography, Photo-lithography, and Lithographic Machine Printing

by W. D. Richmond

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108009072
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/04/2010
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Printing and Publishing History Series
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Drawing, Transferring, and Printing: 1. Introductory; 2. Mechanical and chemical principles of some of the lithographic materials used in printing; 3. Instruments, tools, and appliances used in drawing and writing; 4. Instruments, tools, and apparatus used in printing; 5. Accessories to the lithographic printing-press; 6. Grinding and polishing stones; 7. Lithography on paper or transfer lithography; 8. Ink writing and drawing on stone; 9. Chalk drawing on stone; 10. Etching chalk drawings on stone; 11. Taking impressions for transferring; 12. Transferring; 13. Proving and printing; 14. Printing (continued); 15. Printing (continued); 16. Miscellaneous processes; 17. Miscellaneous processes (continued); 18. Engraving on stone; 19. Zincography; 20. Chromo-lithography; 21. Chromo-lithography (continued); 22. Chromo-lithography (continued); 23. Chromo-lithography (continued); 24. Photo-lithography; Appendix: Recipes; Part II. Lithographic Machine-Printing; 1. Introductory; 2. Preparation of the stone; 3. Importance of a proper choice of paper; Bibliography; Index.

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