The Wonders of engraving.


Published by Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, London, 1871
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First English Edition. 8vo. pp. x, 338. With 10 reproductions in autotype and 34 wood-engravings by P. Sellier. Bound in half green morocco with gilt spine (slightly faded). Upper head-cap neatly restored; some wear to the corner tips and outer extremities. All edges gilt. Interior is clean. Small 5 mm tear to margin of one plate. Georges Duplessis (1834-1899) a prolific French author on engraving and book illustration. He was a conservateur at the Bibliotheque nationale department des Estampes. His "Les merveilles de la gravure" was published in French (1871). The book appeared in English the same year. Includes chapters on the Italian, Flemish, German, and French schools as well as sections on Engraving in England and Spain. Bookseller Inventory # 000401

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Title: The Wonders of engraving.

Publisher: Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, London

Publication Date: 1871

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition.

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Robert McDowell Antiquarian Books specializes in early printed European books (15th-18th century), early travel, history, occultism, unusual imprints etc.

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