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A Collector's Guide to Prints and Printmakers from Durer to Picasso

Salamon, Ferdinando

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ISBN 10: 050023177X / ISBN 13: 9780500231777
Published by Thames and Hudson, London, 1972
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. viii, 303 pp, foreword, Introduction: I. Original Prints; II. Printmaking Techniques; III. Complementary Terminology. Part I. A Short Anatomy of Printmaking: I. Paper; II. Watermarks; III. States; IV. Monograms and Signatures; V. Collectors' Marks; VI. Copies and Forgeries; VII. Early Prints; VIII. Posthumous Impressions; IX. Modern Prints; X. Quality; XI. Rarity; XII. Condition; XIII. Restoration and Conservation; XIV. Catalogues Raisonnes; XV. Terminology Used in Sale Catalogues. Part II. The World of Prints: I. Early Appraisals of Graphic Artists and Their Prints; II. Changing Monetary Vallues and the Fluctuating Frotunes of Prints; III. Drawings: A Brief Survey of Values; IV. The Last of the Great Collectors; V. The Big Auctions; VI. Notes and Digressions; select bibliography, index of illustrations, index of names with 271 illustrations (18 in colour). First English Edition, 1972. "Spanning five centuries of European printmaking, this book deals with the most varied aspects of the technique, history and collecting of prints, with a rare breadth of knowledge and a wealth of information which cannot fail to be of interest to the experienced collector as well as to the layman. The approach is always concrete and practical; a notable feature is the use of specimen catalogue entries as examples. The result is an instrument for learning about prints and a valuable tool for anyone who ever bought a print." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Tan cloth with gilt Thames and Hudson on front board, and black title plate with gilt lettering to spine. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 002508

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Title: A Collector's Guide to Prints and ...

Publisher: Thames and Hudson, London

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First English Edition.

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