Francis Barlow, First Master of English Book Illustration. Edward HODNETT.

Francis Barlow, First Master of English Book Illustration.

No place: University of California Press, 1978,

First American Edition. octavo, cloth in dust jacket. 237pp. University of California Press, Item #30740

Illustrated with reproductions of Barlow's work. Francis Barlow (1626?- 170 4) is considered the leading interpretive illustrator in England before 18 0 0. "He is also the first professional English etcher, the first English artist to record sporting scenes,...and the first important political cartoonist." Errata slip laid in. Top edge of text block lightly foxed. Very fine in a very fine dust jacket.

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