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The History of the Illustrated Book: The Western Tradition
ISBN: 0500279462
Book #: 009590

Author: Harthan, John
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Place: London
Year: 1997
Edition: First Edition

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

Description / Comments:
First softcover edition. Size: 4to. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. 465 illustrations, thirty-three in color, 288 pages, Index, Bibliographical Note. Wraps lightly scuffed. “In this renowned survey of the book as art, John Harthan stresses the artist’s response to his text, as well as the visual quality of the page. Manuscripts in printed books have been illustrated in every Western artistic style, and the artists represented here range from Ancient Egypt to modern Manhattan, from the Master of the Leaping Figures to Henri Matisse.” Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 lbs 6 oz. Category: Books on Books; Books; Art & Design. ISBN: 0500279462. ISBN/EAN: 9780500279465. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 009590.