The complete encyclopedia of illustration

Title The complete encyclopedia of illustration
containing all the original illustrations from the 1851 edition of the Iconographic Encyclopedia of Science, Literature, and Art, w editorial rev. for easy use
Iconographic Encyclopedia of Science, Literature and Art
Original title Bilder-Atlas zum Conversations-Lexikon
Author by J. G. Heck; transl. by Spencer F. Baird; fwd by Paul Bacon
Publication Gramercy
Size XXIX, 573p
Language ENG ENG
ISBN 0517183404
Topics Encyclopedias and dictionaries--Miscellaneous specific topics
Picture dictionaries, English
Steel-engravings--19th century
Copyright-free publication
Notes A treasure trove of almost 12,000 detailed engravings, copyright-free and clearly reproducible, The Complete Encyclopedia of Illustration is a marvel of a collection culled from the worlds of science, history, geography, mythology, art, architecture, and more. Fully referenced, this volume is both an inspiration and a practical sourcebook for designers and artists. It also serves as a visual feast for admirers and collectors of old engravings, and stands as a tribute to the mid-nineteenth century artisans who created the original plates on which this book is based.
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