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Ladies of Letterpress: A Gallery of Prints with 86 Removable Posters
Ladies of Letterpress: A Gallery of Prints with 86 Removable Posters
by Jessica White
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Who can resist the tactile charm of letterpress? Not many, judging by its ever-rising popularity among artists and designers working with old-school printing methods. The Ladies of Letterpress features the best work of the members of Ladies of... (read more)

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Push: Print: 30+ Artists Explore the Boundaries of Printmaking (Push)
Push: Print: 30+ Artists Explore the Boundaries of Printmaking (Push)
by Jamie Berger
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PUSH Print is a visual feast that will inspire anyone interested in art, intriguing personalities, and innovative ideas. Survey the work of 30+ contemporary printmakers--from world-renowned names to exciting up-and-comers--each with their own take on... (read more)

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The Art of the Printmaker: 1500-1860
The Art of the Printmaker: 1500-1860
by Roger Baynton Williams
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This beautifully illustrated book looks at printmaking from 1550 to the last days before mechanization in the 1860s, explaining the process and technique involved and the fantastic results achieved by early printers.... (read more)

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An American Focus
An American Focus
by Karin Breuer
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Karin Breuer is curator of the Anderson Graphic Arts Collection at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and coauthor of Thirty-five Years at Crown Point Press: Making Prints, Doing Art (California, 1997).... (read more)

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The Colonial Printer
The Colonial Printer
by Lawrence C Wroth
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**** Reprint of Wroth's classic history of early printing (17th & 18th c.) in the US. The original is cited in BCL3. This edition is printed on durable acid-free paper. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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Prints and People, a Social History of Printed Pictures
Prints and People, a Social History of Printed Pictures
by A Hyatt Mayor
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The Description for this book, Prints and People: A Social History of Printed Pictures, will be forthcoming.... (read more)

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Aldus & His Dream Book: An Illustrated Essay
Aldus & His Dream Book: An Illustrated Essay
by Helen Barolini
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Aldus and His Dream Book is a tribute to the life and work of the pioneering scholar-publisher, Aldus Manutius (1449/50-1515). Helen Barolini's text discusses Aldus, his education, his publishing vision, his typographic innovations, and his famous... (read more)

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Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe
Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe
by Susan Dackerman
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An unusual collaboration among distinguished art historians and historians of science, this book demonstrates how printmakers of the Northern Renaissance, far from merely illustrating the ideas of others, contributed to scientific investigations of their... (read more)

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Adventures in Letterpress
Adventures in Letterpress
by Brandon Mise
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Tactile, retro, and idiosyncratic, hand-printed objects have an undeniable appeal, especially in a digital age. In recent years, the nearly obsolete craft of letterpress has been resurrected by artists and designers who have rescued cast-iron presses... (read more)

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North American Prints, 1913-1947: An Examination at Century's End
North American Prints, 1913-1947: An Examination at Century's End
by David Tatham
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Drawn from those given at a conference held at Syracuse U. in May 2000, these eight critical essays examine this most rich and varied era in printmaking. Contributors give context, analyze the national audience created by special exhibition programs... (read more)

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Collector's Value Guide to Early Twentieth Century American Prints
Collector's Value Guide to Early Twentieth Century American Prints
by Michael Ivankovich
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Maxfield Parrish, Wallace Nutting, Fred Thompson, Bessie Pease Gutmann, R. Atkinson Fox, David Davidson, and Charles Sawyer are the seven popular and commercially successful artists and photographers whose work is featured in this value guide (between... (read more)

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How Prints Look
How Prints Look
by William Ivins
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This unique book is the classic introduction to appearances of various types of prints and the techniques involved in producing them. Combining a rich selection of illustrations with explanatory commentary, the revised edition also includes a new... (read more)

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Six Centuries of Master Prints: Treasures from the Herbert Greer French Collection
Six Centuries of Master Prints: Treasures from the Herbert Greer French Collection
by Kristin Spangenberg
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Published in conjunction with an exhibit featuring the prints that were selected for research from the estimable collection housed at the Cincinnati Art Museum. One hundred and fifty masterpieces--reproduced primarily in b&w, as close to actual size... (read more)

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Menil Foundation Series #0001: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume I: From the Pharaohs to the Fall of the Roman Empire
Menil Foundation Series #0001: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume I: From the Pharaohs to the Fall of the Roman Empire
by Elizabeth Glassman
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Ink, paper, metal, wood :painters and sculptors at Crown Point Press
Ink, paper, metal, wood :painters and sculptors at Crown Point Press
by Kathan Brown
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Holy Land in Maps
Holy Land in Maps
by Ariel Tishby
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Hard Pressed
Hard Pressed
by Elizabeth Wyckoff
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Thinking Print: Books to Billboards, 1980-95
Thinking Print: Books to Billboards, 1980-95
by Deborah Wye
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First Impressions: Nineteenth-Century American Master Prints
First Impressions: Nineteenth-Century American Master Prints
by Alicia G Longwell
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First Impressions features over 70 works by some of the leading “painter-etchers” of the 1880s including Thomas Moran and Mary Nimmo Moran, William Merritt Chase, Henry Farrer, Stephen Parrish, James D. and George H. Smillie, John Henry... (read more)

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A History of Engraving and Etching
A History of Engraving and Etching
by Arthur Mayger Hind
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Arthur Mayger Hind (1880-1957) was a leading historian of engraving, one of the most highly respected art historians of modern times. Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum and Professor of Fine Art at Oxford, he was the author of the most... (read more)

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