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The art of the book : illustration and design, 1650 to present / edited by Joan Stack ; prefaces by Alex Barker & James Cogswell ; with contributions by Erin Walcek Averett, Sarah Carter, Kelli Bruce Hansen, Jessica Kelty, Holly Robbins, Joan Stack, Susan Wood ; sponsored by Museum of Art and Archaeology and University Libraries, University of Missouri - Columbia.

Additional Title(s):

Illustration and design, 1650 to present.

Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri, Board of Curators, c2006
Physical Description:
94 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Reference Library
ND2893 .A785 2006 (LC)+ Oversize
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"Published in conjunction with the exhibition The art of the book: Illustration and design, 1650 to present, which ran from September 16 through December 24, 2006, at the Museum of Archaeology, University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia, Missouri."
Includes bibliographical references (p.90-94).
Subject Terms:
Books -- History -- Exhibitions.
Illustration of books -- Exhibitions.
Printing -- History -- Exhibitions.
Stack, Joan Elaine, 1965-
Barker, Alex W.
Cogswell, James A.
University of Missouri -- Columbia. Museum of Art and Archaeology.
University of Missouri -- Columbia. Libraries.

  • Preface 1 / Alex W. Barker
  • Preface 2 / James A. Cogswell
  • Introduction
  • The empirical world
  • The literary world
  • Modern and contemporary books
  • Bibliography.