George Baxter (Colour Printer) His Life and Work; A Manual for Collectors

George Baxter (Colour Printer) His Life and Work; A Manual for Collectors

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... and were called by Baxter, 135. "Flowers--one group " (this is the larger) and " Flowers--136. 3 bouquets" (somewhat smaller). The former is composed of nasturtium, convolvulus, roses, and other flowers; the latter of three separate groups of various flowers--two groups on the top, and one larger one sideways underneath. Below each of the three groups is lettering, which varies somewhat, and may be in small type. On the largest outside print, on the right, rather high up, is, in two lines, very small, "G. Baxter, patentee, ii, Northampton Square." These outside prints are also found with a lace-like background of different patterns. Printed, in many cases, on the largest, in gold, or other coloured inks, is, on the top, "The Queen's Floral needle boxes"; and below the group, also in type, is "Illustrated by G. Baxter, patentee of oil colour printing." Originally sold: largest outside, at td.; "3 bouquets," 6d.; " i0 bouquets," td. Probably never on a mount. The plate consists of the above one, three, and ten groups, the whole being printed from nine blocks. Size Of Sheet Of Needle Print, 5$ x 3J. Each Print, ig x i. Largest Single Outside Print, 6x4. Of-The 3 Groups, 3! x 2$. THE OTHER 2 OF THE 3 GROUPS, 2$ X ij. Published iS50. The set. R. 1. Outside single print. M.R. 12s. 6d. 3 groups. M.R. 12s. 6d. small print. H.R. 5s. Each needle print. M.R. 9d. 137. The Tarantella Set.--Ten oblong prints on one sheet. P Reading from left to right they are: On top row: "(l) The Tarantella; (2) The Escaped bird; (3) Madeira; (4) Figures at a window; (5) The Wreck." On bottom row: ...
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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236533186
  • 9781236533180