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PRINTS & PEOPLE: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF PRINTED PICTURES

A Hyatt Mayor

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ISBN 10: 0870991086 / ISBN 13: 9780870991080
Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art / NYGS, US, 1971
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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Pages are clean, no marking from previous owners, text has no markings, binding is square and tight. Light wear to cloth at spine ends and edges. Text block is clean. Dust jacket is clean and bright, Bookseller Inventory # 86809

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Title: PRINTS & PEOPLE: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF PRINTED...

Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art / NYGS, US

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition

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Unmarked text. Waterstain and sun fading on unclipped dust jacket. Points out the effects of prints on literacy, commerce, science, fashions, religion, and political power. 752 illustrations. Section on terms and abbreviations found on prints. Index.

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"An incomparable record of a great art and complex craft. . . . The reader gains a vivid, by no means cursory view of paper pictures (including photographs) in their extravagant technical variety, while he is guided as seldom before through the mechanism of connoisseurship."--The Nation

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