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References and Further Reading

History of Book Illustration: 1400-1900

The curator would like to thank the authors of the below listed works.  Their combined knowledge of book illustration, including its types and methods of application, is truly remarkable.  Their works have assisted my own research enormously, and this exhibition would not have been possible were it not for their willingness to share valuable expertise.  Anyone interested in further exploring the fascinating field of book illustration will have much to gain from these noteworthy publications:

Baynton-Williams, Roger, The art of the printmaker 1500-1860, A & C Black, London, 2009

Bland, David, A history of book illustration: The illuminated manuscript and the printed book, 2nd edn, Faber and Faber Limited, London, 1969

Davenport, Cyril, Mezzotints, Methuen and Co., London, 1904

De Simone, Daniel, A heavenly craft: The woodcut in early printed books. lllustrated books purchased by Lessing J. Rosenwald at the sale of the Library of C. W. Dyson Perrins, published for an exhibition at the Grolier Club, George Braziller, Inc., New York, 2004

Fielding, T. H., The art of engraving, with the various modes of operation, under the following different divisions: etching, soft-ground etching, line engraving, chalk and stipple, aquatint, mezzotint, lithography, wood engraving, medallic engraving, electrography and photography. Illustrated with specimens of the different styles of engraving, Ackermann & Co., London, 1841

Grant, Kirsty, In Relief: Australian wood engravings, woodcuts and linocuts, National Gallery of Victoria, 1997

Gross, Anthony, Etching, engraving & intaglio printing, Oxford University Press, London, 1970

Hind, Arthur M., A history of engraving & etching from the 15th century to the year 1914: Being the third and fully revised edition of “A short history of engraving and etching", Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1963

Hirsh, S. Carl, Printing from a stone: The story of lithography, The Viking Press, New York, 1968

Hullmandel, C., The art of drawing on stone; giving a full explanation of the various styles, the different methods to be employed to ensure success, the modes of correcting, and the several causes of failure, Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman ... and sold by Ackermann and Co. ... and by the author, 1835

Levarie, Norma, The art & history of books, Da Capo Press, New York, 1982

Lumsden, E. S., The art of etching: a complete & fully illustrated description of etching, drypoint, soft-ground etching, aquatint & their allied arts, together with technical notes upon their own work by many of the leading etchers of the present time, J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia, 1934

Pennell, Joseph, Etchers and etching: Chapters in the history of the art together with technical explanations of modern artistic methods, T. Fisher Unwin, Limited, London, 1920

Ray, Gordon N., The illustrator and the book in England from 1790 to 1914, The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, 1976

Richmond, W. D., The grammar of lithography: A practical guide for the artist and printer in commercial & artistic lithography & chromolithography, zincography, photo-lithography, and lithographic machine printing, Wyman & Sons, London, 1878

Senefelder, Alois, A complete course of lithography: Containing clear and explicit instructions in all the different branches and manners of that art: Accompanied by illustrative specimens of drawing. To which is prefixed a history of lithography from its origin to the present time. By Alois Senefelder, inventor of the art of lithography and chemical printing. With a preface by Frederic von Schlichtegroll, Director of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Munich, printed for R. Ackermann, London, 1819

Tooley, R. V., English books with coloured plates 1790 to 1860: A biographical account of the most important books illustrated by English artists in colour aquatint and colour lithography, Dawsons of Pall Mall, Folkestone, 1973

Twyman, Michael, Early lithographed books: A study of the design and production of improper books in the age of the hand press, with a catalogue, Farrand Press & Private Libraries Association, London, 1990

Twyman, Michael, Printing 1770-1970: An illustrated history of its development and uses in England, with a new, foreward by Ruari McLean and an additional biography, The British Library in association with Reading University Press, London, 1998

Twyman, Michael, Breaking the mould: The first hundred years of lithography, The Panizzi Lectures, The British Library, London, 2001

Twyman, Michael, A history of chromolithography: printed in colour for all, The British Library and Oak Knoll Press, London and New Castle, 2013

Lee Hayes
October 2019

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