The Printing Art Volume 20

The Printing Art Volume 20

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...process. And this range is a wide one. It includes practically every object which has form or color as a factor. Those who are interested in color reproductions for any purpose, whether fine art subjects, book or magazine illustrations, or for commercial uses, should write to the Colorplate Engraving Co., 311 West 43d Street, New York, for other examples of what it has produced. Reproductions in color now form a distinctive feature of many modern books, particularly novels, the value of which to the prospective purchaser is frequently determined by the number and quality of the color plates. One of the most charmingly illustrated of this season's crop of fiction is George Barr McCutcheon's "The Hollow of Her Hand," recently issued by Dodd, Mead & Co., New York. The pictures are by_ the well-known illustrator, A I. Keller, and were reproduced by The Beck Engraving Co., Philadelphia and New York. A fair conception of their beauty, and also of how well the engraver has done his part of the work, may be obtained by examining the insert opposite page 276 of this issue. Quality has always been the most marked characteristic of the reproductions made by the Beck Engraving Co., and even a casual examination of this insert will show how high is the standard maintained. Elsewhere mention is made of the excellent presswork, as exemplified by the frontispiece of this issue of The Printing Art, which characterizes the printing coming from the establishment of Norman T. A. Munder & Co., Baltimore. The customers of this firm are by no means confined to the city in which it is located, as witness the Holiday Remembrance opposite page 280, which was originally printed for the Curtis Publishing Co., Philadelpia. Aside from its artistic...show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236819446
  • 9781236819444