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Published by Art & Technics .
Written in English


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A reprint ofImage No.5.

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Paginationviii,84p. :
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20869596M

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At the turn of the 20th century the art of wood-engraving enjoyed a flourishing revival among English artists. This volume showcases five decades' worth of magnificent black-and-white illustrations, with finely wrought images ranging from scenes of animals and rural life to episodes from literature. An informative history of the art is included.   English Wood-Engraving is a wonderful look at the many styles of wood engraving from the time period The illustrations are sublime, and there is a lot of variation both in theme, execution and style. I really enjoyed looking at the engravings, and the text was interesting and very readable. English Wood-Engraving by Thomas Balston English Wood-Engraving by Thomas Balston PDF, ePub eBook D0wnl0ad "A wonderful look at the many styles of wood engraving from the time period – The illustrations are sublime, and there is a lot of variation both in theme, execution and style. Get this from a library! English wood-engraving, [Thomas Balston].

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"A wonderful look at the many styles of wood engraving from the time period – The illustrations are sublime, and there is a lot of variation both in theme, execution and style. I really enjoyed looking at the engravings, and the text was interesting and very readable.".   English Wood-Engraving by Thomas Balston, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(6). Thomas Balston OBE MC (–) was a member of the Balston paper-making family, a director of the publishers Duckworth and Co., and a noted scholar of English book production and illustration. He was also an amateur painter. Balston was educated at Eton and New College, Oxford, and prior to being called to the bar in , served as tutor to Count Gianbattista Spaletti and his brother.   Lee "English Wood-Engraving " por Thomas Balston disponible en Rakuten Kobo. "A wonderful look at the many styles of wood engraving from the time period – The illustrations are sublime, an Brand: Dover Publications.