1988 Five Centuries of English Book Illustration
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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
A first edition copy of this work.
This volume is a detailed survey of the past five centuries of book illustration in England. The first part of the volume comprises of a critical account and is a comprehensive analysis of specific artists, books and illustrations. The second part is a catalogue of illustrations and books with 2700 significant English illustrated books.
With five plates and a frontispiece and illustrations throughout the text.
In the original unclipped dust wrapper.
In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally, excellent. Internally, firmly bound with bright and clean pages. In the original unclipped dust wrapper which is also excellent with a light crease to the front wrap.
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