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British Wood-Engraved Book Illustration 1904-1940:
                             A Break with Tradition
                              by Joanna Selborne
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Book illustration by British wood-engravers from 1904 to the beginning
of the Second World War was among the most versatile and inventive
of the graphic arts. In a climate of typographical renaissance, various=20
wood-engravers
made dynamic impact on the appearance of the
printed page, transforming good books into works of art and influencing
modern standards of book production.

    This extraordinary book reveals the methods by which these pioneering=20
artists broke
with nineteenth-century illustrative practices.

    Detailed studies of unpublished material, including art school records,=
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publishers=92 and print
societiess=92 archives, and artists=92 correspondence, throws new light on=
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work and practices
of these innovative artists. Reprinted from 1998 Oxford University Press=20
edition. Co-published
with The British Library.

Publish Date: October 2001
paperback, 8.5 x 11 inches
458 pages, illustrated
ISBN 1-58456-059-2
Order No. 63432-EM - Price $59.95

You can order this book at
http://www.oakknoll.com/pressrel/british.html


Sales rights: North & South America, elsewhere The British Library.
Michael Guessford
Publicity & Marketing Director
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Oak Knoll Books (ABAA and ILAB) / Oak Knoll Press / St. Paul's=
 Bibliographies
310 Delaware Street / New Castle DE 19720
Phone (302) 328-7232 / Toll-free 1-800-996-2556 / Fax (302) 328-7274
Email: oakknoll@oakknoll.com / Web: http://www.oakknoll.com

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