The Dictionary Of 20th Century British Book Illustrators.
Antique Collectors' Club.
4to. 8.75 x 11 inches. 456 pp. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper. A fine copy. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white, with colour frontispieces and title and preliminary pages vignettes. Pictorial endpapers. Reprint of first edition published in 1994, a title in the the Antique Collectors' Club series. It covers illustrators who worked and published in the period, 1915-85, and continues the volume by Simon Houfe, The Dictionary of British Book Illustrators and Caricaturists (1994). Introductory essays on commercial art, wood engravings and children's book illustrators precede the alphabetical entries on some thousand illustrators, with biographical details and lists of works illustrated. Alan J. Horne, historian and bibliographer of twentieth century printed literature and book arts is President of the Canadian Book Binders and Book Artists Guild. THIS IS A LARGE AND HEAVY BOOK WHICH WILL INCUR SHIPPING COSTS ABOVE THE DEFAULT RATE QUOTED BY ABE. PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY IF YOU WOULD LIKE A QUOTATION FOR POSTAGE
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