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History of the Illustrated Book: The Western Tradition

Harthan, John

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ISBN 10: 0500233160 / ISBN 13: 9780500233160
Published by Thames & Hudson, United Kingdom, 1981
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Lavender Path Antiques & Books (Harwinton, CT, U.S.A.)

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Oversize large hardcover, 288 pages in fine condition with fine dustjacket covered by mylar clear cover. 465 illustrations, 33 in color. Divided into chapters, each dealing with a different time period. The history of books, printing, techniques, and the illustrator. Most of the books mentioned will be represented in the illustrations by one or more pages. Also information about the genesis and character of the individual books will be explored. Most of the pages reproduced here come from books in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum Library. The most informative book on the subject of book illustration.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001888

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Title: History of the Illustrated Book: The Western...

Publisher: Thames & Hudson, United Kingdom

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

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Synopsis:

Debbie visits her grandmother and they go shopping together

About the Author:

John Harthan was Keeper of the National Art Library at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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