A Memorial Of Alexander Anderson, M.D., The First Engraver on Wood in America

Lossing, Benson John

Published by Printed for the Subscribers, NY, 1872
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103 pages. 27 x 17 cm. Thirty-eight plates includes engraved frontispiece of Anderson. Index. Read before the New York Historical Society, Oct. 5, 1870. Bewick"s influence on Anderson was profound. KARPEL K771. "Preceded by a brief history of wood-engraving, the memoir provides a biographical sketch of Anderson.Always fascinated by pictures Anderson began engraving at the age of 12 and continued doing so even during his medical studies. Man of Anderson' earliest engravings are mentioned.Some of his pupils and contemporaries are discussed, and general observations on the business of book publishing are made. Appended to the memoir is Anderson's autobiography written in 1848." Slight joint rubbing, backstrip decorated in blind, black leather spine label printed in gilt. Modern quarter brown calf and marbled boards. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # 16913

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Title: A Memorial Of Alexander Anderson, M.D., The ...

Publisher: Printed for the Subscribers, NY

Publication Date: 1872

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Anderson, John

Edition: First edition.

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