Anatomy of Printing. The Influences of Art and History on Its Design. John LEWIS.

Anatomy of Printing. The Influences of Art and History on Its Design.

New York: Watson-Guptill, (1970),

First American Edition. large quarto, cloth in dust jacket. 228pp. Watson-Guptill, Item #30065

The text begins with the background to printing in Medieval Europe and the Orient, then moves on to the beginnings of printing in Germany, Italy, France, and England; the Italian Renaissance and its effects on printing; the Reformation and the printing press; the Renaissance in France and the " golden ages' of French, Dutch, and Flemish printing; England after Caxton and the decline in printing; the Eithteenth Century in England; the Baroque and the Rococo; the New-Classical movement; the Gothic Revival and the Industrial Revolution; Art Nouveau and the Arts and Crafts movement; and finally in our own century. Extensively illustrated. One short, closed tear to back panel of jacket which is not price clipped. Fine.

Price: $35.00 save 40% $21.00