A treatise on wood engraving, historical and practical. With upwards of three hundred illustrations engraved on wood, by John Jackson.
- London, C. Knight & co., 1839.
- Physical Description:
- xvi, 749,  p., 1 leaf. ill. 27 cm.
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- Copyright Information
- Friedman, J. Color printing in England, 1486-1870, 60, 61
Selected exhibitions: "Color Printing in England, 1486-1870" (Yale Center for British Art, 20 April-25 June, 1978).
BAC : British Art Center has 3 copies. Copies 1 and 3 are wanting 1 color plate (A café in Constantinople). Copy 1 autographed by Gertrude Wilbraham Taylor. Copy 2 has illuminated initials and colored borders; double map and errata leaf wanting. Copy 2, which was bound by J. Wright, has the bookplate of Douglas.
BAC : "Printed by Samuel Bentley."
BAC : "Parsonage at Ovingham, engraved in chiaroscuro, and printed in oil-colours, by George Baxter, after a drawing by Edward Swinburne, Esq."
BAC : Map printed by William Clowes and Son.--Cf. Friedman, Joan. Color printing in England. New Haven, 1978, 61.
BAC : Map from an original drawing by W. Hughes.
BAC : Plates and illustrations by or after Thomas Bewick, W. Harvey, Albert Durer, Lucas Cranach, Hans Burgmair, Lucas van Leyden, Urse Graff, Hans Holbein, Joseph Porta Garfagninus, Raffaele, Henry Goltzius, Titian, Christopher Jegher, Ruebens, C. Van Sichem, S. Le Clerc, George Balmer, Virgil Solis, John Bewick, C. Nesbit, R. Johnson, L. Clennell, Benjamin West, J. Jackson, J. Thompson, R. Branston, J. Thurston, Hogarth, R.W. Buss, Flaxman, Sir David Wilkie, George Morland, Rembrandt, James Ward, William Prior, and C. Jacques.
BAC : According to William A. Chatto in A third preface to "A treatise on wood engraving ... " many of the illustrations were engraved by Stephen Rimbault after drawings by F.W. Fairholt.
- Subject Terms:
- Wood-engraving -- History.
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Chatto, William Andrew, 1799-1864, A treatise on wood engraving, historical and practical, 1839
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