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The Illustrated Book

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$65.00 • €48.00

ISBN 9780674436602

Publication Date: 01/01/1938

314 pages

95 illustrations

World

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A noted authority on the graphic arts here considers the whole field of book illustration, tracing the development of the art and emphasizing some basic principles by a consideration of outstanding illustrated books. It is designed to serve the average reader who wants a crisp summary as well as the student who needs a broad survey that will aid him to pursue the general subject or of some of its branches or bypaths in more detail. There is a wealth of illustrations, culled from masterpieces of the past four centuries.

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