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Early American book illustrators and wood engravers, 1670-1870

Princeton University Library

Early American book illustrators and wood engravers, 1670-1870

a catalogue of a collection of American books, illustrated for the most part with woodcuts and wood engravings in the Princeton University Library ; with an introductory sketch of the development of early American book illustration, by Sinclair Hamilton ; with a foreword by Frank Weitenkampf.

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Published by Princeton University Library in Princeton, New Jersey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wood-engraving -- United States -- Catalogs,
  • Illustrated books -- Bibliography -- Catalogs,
  • Illustration of books -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    ContributionsHamilton, Sinclair.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlvii, 265 p., [56] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14794685M

    The Special Collections Department’s noteworthy holdings in the history of books and printing, which now span the period from the very earliest printers’ manuals to those of the 20th century and include the productions of fine private presses as well, have been strengthened in recent years by the acquisitions of the collections of three artists of the book–Warren Chappell, Oscar Ogg, and. John McLenan (–) was an American illustrator and caricaturist. Active from to , his works include illustrations of Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations for Harper's Weekly ( - ) and illustrations for two Wilkie Collins novels. Author Sinclair Hamilton wrote of McLenan Discovered by DeWitt C. Hitchcock working in a pork-packing establishment in Born: , United States.

    Children’s Book Illustrators in the Golden Age of Illustration. Arthur Rackham, "Come, now a roundel and a fairy song," Act 2 Scene 2, A Midsummer Night's Dream, William Shakespeare, , pen-and-ink and watercolor drawing, 10 1/2 x 7" A common misconception is . The John De Pol Archive of American Wood Engraving contains archival and artifactual materials bearing on the history of wood engraving beginning in the 19 th century. In addition to artists proofs, edition prints, tear sheets, correspondence, cards and engraved wood blocks focused on the work of John DePol, the archive includes engraved wood-blocks produced by Lynd Ward, including those for.

    Illustrators and Wood Engravers , Sinclair Hamilton has added more than four hundred items. His book, now out of print, and his collection are already considered the cornerstone of any study in this field, being the first scholarly investigation of the first significant collection of American illustrators and illustration. New York: G. P. Putnam, Broadway, Quarto, pp. 9 , flyleaves at front and rear, inserted half title, engraved title and frontispiece portrait of Irving, other illustrations in the text, original full black crushed morocco by Matthews, all panels stamped in gold, inner dentelles, a.e.g., marbled endpapers. First printing of the Artist's Edition.


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EARLY AMERICAN BOOK ILLUSTRATORS AND WOOD ENGRAVERS A Catalogue of a Collection of American Books Illustrated for the Most Part with Woodcuts and Wood Engravings in the Princeton University Library Hardcover – January 1, Author: Sinclair [Foreword by Frank Weitenkampf] Hamilton.

EARLY AMERICAN BOOK ILLUSTRATORS AND WOOD ENGRAVERS A Catologue of a Collection of American Books Illustrated for the Most Part with Woodcuts and Wood Engravings in the Princeton University LibraryManufacturer: Princeton University Press.

Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers: A Catalogue of a Collection of American Books, Illustrated for the most part with woodcuts and wood engravings in the Princeton University Library.

Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers (Vol. 1) Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers (Vol.

1) we do place a particular focus on books and ephemera in the above areas. Will travel far and wide to look at interesting collections and always welcome inquiries.

Sinclair Hamilton EARLY AMERICAN BOOK ILLUSTRATORS AND WOOD ENGRAVERS Princeton: Princeton University Press, 4to. cloth. xlvii, pages. Early American book illustrators and wood engravers, a catalogue of a collection of American books, illustrated for the most part with woodcuts and wood engravings, in the Princeton Library.

[Sinclair Hamilton; Princeton University. Early American book illustrators and wood engravers, ; a catalogue of a collection of American books, illustrated for the most part with woodcuts and wood engravings, in the Princeton Library.

A supplement to the Main Catalogue, issued in Early American book illustrators and wood engravers, ; a catalogue of a collection of American books. Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers, a catalogue of a collection of American books illustrated for the most part with woodcuts and wood engravings in the Princeton University Library.

2 vols. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press,Education: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers, Princeton: Princeton University Press, Call Number: Special Collections Z P9 Hind, Arthur.

A History of Engraving & Etching from the 15th Call Number: Special Collections NE H66 Century to the Year New York: Dover Publications, Hitchcock, Size: KB.

ALEXANDER ANDERSON () is known as the first American wood engraver. He started a career as a medical doctor, but soon gave up medicine for the burin. He was most likely aware of Thomas Bewick, who began to achieve popularity in the early on's first published work on wood was Arnaud Berquin's The Looking-Glass for the Mind ().

Early American book illustrators and wood engravers, a catalogue of a collection of American books illustrated for the most part with woodcuts and wood engravings in the Princeton University Library with an introductory sketch of the development of early American book illustration / By Sinclair Hamilton ; With a foreword by Frank Weitenkampf.

Hamilton's Early American Book Illustrators and Wood-Engraversa catalogue of the Hamilton collection at Princeton, does not record any examples of illustrated American medical works prior to the edition of the Masterpiece.

Thomas Nast, cover illustration, Harper's Weekly, English artist/illustrators associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood—Dante Gabriel Rosetti, Edward Burne-Jones, Frederick Sandys, A.B. Houghton, and others—created drawings for books and literary journals.

Typically, these would be translated by wood engravers or wood block cutters. Wood engraving is a printmaking and letterpress printing technique, in which an artist works an image or matrix of images into a block of wood.

Functionally a variety of woodcut, it uses relief printing, where the artist applies ink to the face of the block and prints using relatively low contrast, ordinary engraving, like etching, uses a metal plate for the matrix, and is printed.

Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers,Hamilton, Sinclair: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press. Comments: Includes many juvenile titles not to be found elsewhere, and also points not to be found elsewhere. Early American Juveniles Published BeforeWelch, DeAlte.

Though the Golden Age of Illustration, begun in the early 19th century, had largely come to an end in Britain, the work of Rackham and the eminent illustrators who came before him would continue to influence and inspire children’s book illustrators for generations, including many American illustrators.

The New-York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America, New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, Sinclair Hamilton. Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers, A catalogue of a collection of American books illustrated for the most part with woodcuts and wood engravings in the Princeton University.

The first book illustrator in America was John Foster, a printer of Boston, Massachusetts — according to Hamilton's "Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers" there is some confusion over exactly which of Foster's early illustrations was the first American book illustration.

Foster's portrait of Richard Mather occurs as a. [Cited by Frank Weitenkampf in his "Foreword" to Early American Book Illustration, xli] Bibliography. Dickens, Charles.

A Tale of Two Cities. Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization. Illustrated by John McLenan. Early American Book and Wood Engravers Vol. 1, Main Catalogue.

Princeton, NJ: Princeton U. P., Lytton, Sir.the study of American wood-engraving and for the encouragement of its modern revival, there is a lucid introductory sketch, "Early American Illustration," which shows that Sinclair Hamilton not only gathered but deeply studied his comprehensive collection.

The body of the book .Overview Collection Information. Size: linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 5 reels). Summary: Correspondence, typescripts of books, publications and clippings relating to Bolton's published and unpublished works on American art.

UNMICROFILMED: Included are drafts for AMERICAN BOOK ILLUSTRATORS (N.Y., ), EARLY AMERICAN PORTRAIT PAINTERS IN OILS, DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN ARTISTS.