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The Art of Lithography [Exemplified by the St. Lawrence Lithographing Limited]
Book #: 010570

Author: Various / Unknown
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: The St. Lawrence Lithographing Limited
Place: Montréal
Year: 1920
Edition: Edition Unstated

Book Cond.: Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Softcover
Size: 4to
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 4to. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Blue paper wraps with a blue cloth spine, a descriptive catalogue on the art of lithography, illustrating the various lithographing processes employed in the reproduction of an image and eight colors, as well as the various types of machinery utilized to produce lithographs, one-page biography on the inventor of lithography Aloys Sendefelder, various examples of lithography and offset lithography throughout, a pictorial trip through the St. Lawrence plant, a list of firms that collaborated with St. Lawrence Lithographing, pages not numbered (54 pages printed on one side of the page only). Wraps are soiled, sunned, a few short tears, chipped along all edges, corners, and spine ends, crease at top and bottom corners of first few pages, pages lightly toned. Interior pages are clean and sharp. “We have selected, from one of the most important art dealers in MontrĂ©al, a child-study entitled ‘Mischief’, and have made a reproduction in miniature. In order to clearly show the various progressive stages employed by us, the complete picture appears as centre panel on each page, and at the addition of each color made you will be enabled to distinguish the results of each imprint, and to observe and compare the various effects as they are attained.” Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 lb 6 oz. Category: Art & Design; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 010570.