Early Victorian Illustrated Books
Britain, France and Germany, 1820-1860Book - 2005
Examining book illustration of the Romantic period, this work focuses on the decorative wood- and steel-engravings, which were used as embellishments with the purpose of appealing to the sophisticated book buyer. It considers the effect of industrial developments on the printing press and the techniques for reproducing images.
Publisher: London : British Library ; New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, 2005.
Branch Call Number: 741.6409034
Characteristics: 320 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.