Linton (W.J.) - The Masters of Wood-Engraving


Linton (W.J.) - The Masters of Wood-Engraving

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The Masters of Wood-Engraving, by W.J. Linton. Folio, [2], xv [3], 229, [1]p, 47 plates (some folding), 42.5cm, To Subscribers Only, New Haven, Connecticut, and London, B.F. Stevens, 1889.

Printed by the Chiswick Press and "limited to five hundred copiesof this size, and one hundred on larger paper". Frontispiece (hand-coloured woodcut), initials, tailpieces, many illustrations in collotype on India paper and tipped-in. Brown buckram, spine and upper cover titled in gilt. Front free endpaper foxed. A very good copy indeed.

A massive work, justly famous.

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