How to Identify Old Prints.
London G. Bell and Sons Ltd. Copyright 1969 by G. Bell and Sons Ltd. Published by G. Bell and Sons, Ltd. York House, Portugal St, London, W.C.2. Printed in Great Britain by The Camelot Press Ltd., London and Southampton.
A rare 8vo (254 x 190mm. 10 x 7½"), in green covers with red and gilt title on spine. Covers scuffed and rubbed.
Chapters include hints to collectors and lengthy explanations and details on the following methods of print-making: woodcut, line-engraving, line-engraving in Italy, line-engraving in France, line-engraving in Brtain, etching, mezzotint, stipple, aquatint and lithography. The last two chapters focus on colour-printing from Intaglio plates and hand-coloured prints. Wilder's guide aims to equip to the average print collector with the tools needed to establish whether their prints are original, reprints, copies or reproductions.
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