Artists and engravers of British and American book plates

a book of reference for book plate and print collectors by H. W. Fincham

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, and Company in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 135 Downloads: 761
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  • Bookplates, English,
  • Bookplates, American

Edition Notes

Statementby Henry W. Fincham.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 135 p. [21] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15140012M

Review Any serious student concerned with American history from the latter part of the 18th century through the first quarter of the 19th century is bound to run across the name of Maverick, either in connection with book illustrations, book plates, maps, certificates, portraits, trade cards or on occasion a town view. Size: 4"W x 2"H, Personalized, Custom Engraved, Brushed Gold Solid Brass Plate Picture Frame Name Label Art Tag for Frames, with adhesive backing or screws. out of 5 stars Black Metal Engraved Plate with Gold Trim, 1" x ", Custom Engraved Plate, Engraving Included Prime. out of 5 stars 2. Get it as soon as Tue, Feb 4. BRITAIN IN PICTURES 's Book Series "British Windmills & Watermills " C. P. Skilton Hardcover Book - plates, illustrations, engravings TheAntiqueParlor 5 out of 5 stars () $ $ $ (25% off). American Wood Engravers August 24 - Decem Engraving and printing from a block of wood is an ancient technique. In the Western artistic tradition, printing from wood was the first method used for producing illustrations for books after the invention of the printing press.

  This was at a time when he had just been employed by the Polish post to engrave stamps. Stamp commissions were still few and far between though, in the beginning, so Naszarkowski kept himself busy with engraving book plates. A perfect way to become experienced in the art of engraving on a small (ish) scale.   Meek's book does an outstanding job of showing the dedication and precision of a master engraver. As fascinating as that is, it might be off-putting to someone wanting to get started. The author begins with the premise that engraving is really just drawing on (or in) metal, so the aspiring engraver should have solid skills in that art, first/5(31). *09 Engraving literature/Books. A design or text engraved on a material. Engraving is proces carving of letters or design into materials. Engraving methods: 3D engraving, CNC engraving, Laser engraving, Cylindrical Engraving, Deep Engraving, Diamond engraving, Dot pen engraving, Drag Engraving, Hend engraving, Ring Engraving, Roll engraving. Music engraving is the art of drawing music notation at high quality for the purpose of mechanical reproduction. The term music copying is almost equivalent—though music engraving implies a higher degree of skill and quality, usually for publication. The name of the process originates in plate engraving, a widely used technique dating from the late sixteenth century.

Destined to be a classic, American Engravers III once again sets a new standard for art and engraving publications. C. Roger Bleile and Blue Book Publications have created another classic book on engraving that all involved can be extremely proud to be a part of. New School Wood Engravers: forgotton 19th-century celebrities Posted by scott on in Art I See AN INTRO. I don’t know whether the gist of this post is a cautionary tale about fleeting artistic fame or simply an appreciation of an author who recently set the record straight regarding the brief heyday of a very specialized school of American printmakers. Mayb.

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Artists and engravers of British and American book plates: a book of reference for book plate and print collectors by Fincham, H. (Henry Walter)Pages:   Artists and Engravers of British and American Book Plates: A Book of Reference for Book Plate by Fincham, H. (Henry Walter). Artists and Engravers of British and American Book Plates A Book of Reference for Book Plate and Print Collectors by Henry Walter Fincham.

Black endpapers, uncut. Pages: xvi,pp, 74 illustrations on 21 plates. Covers a little rubbed and darkened, top right corners bumped. Fine large engraved bookplate of Constance Penn. American Bookplates. Item details. Publisher: Kegan Paul. Format: Cloth Date: Place: London Edition: First edition Condition: Very Good Book ID: Out.

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CONTEMPORARY BRITISH AND IRISH ARTISTS. Given below are some designers and engravers who are willing to accept commissions for bookplates and book labels. The character of their finished work will depend greatly on the technique used, principally etching of copper, engraving on copper and wood or other materials, line drawing, and typographic.

A bookplate, or ex libris, is a small print for pasting inside the cover of a book, to express ownership. By the late 19th century, bookplates had developed into a highly imaginative form of miniature art. The British Museum's new book showcases some of the many plates in their extensive collection.

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Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)]. Get this from a library. Artists and engravers of British and American book plates: a book of reference for book plate and print collectors.

[H W Fincham]. It is highly probable that a number of the plates by this artist were used more as visiting cards than as book plates. Pictorial visiting cards being quite the fashion at this period, and this may account in part for their scarcity as book plates.

Another foreign engraver who has executed a British book plate. Artists and engravers of British and American book plates: a book of reference for book plate and print collectors / By H. (Henry Walter) Fincham AbstractAuthor: H. W.#N# (Henry Walter) Fincham.

INTRODUCTION xv At least two of the pupils of the brothers Bewick have engraved book plates ; these are Richard T. Austin and Luke ClennelL The latter, by far the more important artist of the two, has signed but one plate, that of W°. Nicholson, but Austin is credited with five.

Artists and engravers of British and American book plates: a book of reference for book plate and print collectors / By Henry W. Fincham. Abstract. Mode of access: Internet Topics: Bookplates. Publisher: London, Year: OAI identifier: Author: Henry W. Fincham. In we also began issuing a book to members as part of the subscription.

The following have been published under the Society's aegis: The Bookplate Designs of Rex Whistler (with Private Libraries Association, with which we were affiliated ), ; Early Printed Book Labels. Artists and engravers of British and American book plates - a book of reference for book plate and print collectors ()‎ (15 F) Laureano Atlas ‎ (2 F) BInstance of: profession.

Moon Garden Bookplates - Vintage Book Labels - Gorgeous Personalized Gift, Ex Libris, Unique Art Deco Book Plates oiseaux 5 out of 5 stars (1,) $ Favorite. Although he was trained in wood engraving, he is best known as an illustrator, particularly for his landscapes and coastal scenes.

WILLIAM HARVEY () is known as Bewick's favorite pupil, engraving a substantial number of blocks for Bewick's Aesop's Fables (). A magnificent, deluxe book with nearly photos, drawings and designs. Many are concerned with gun engraving but the techniques can be universally applied.

This is an instant classic on which no effort was spared. This beautiful book gives you complete instruction in the art of engraving/5(28).

However, several French artists and engravers, including Gravelot, a book illustrator who lived in England for over a decade, had noticeable impact on the quality and taste of English engraving. Gravelot's work was commissioned by Richardson for one of the editions of Pamela we are featuring on this site.

Bookplates, also known as ex-libris, have since the 15th century been placed in books to declare ownership. Many artists, some famous such as William Hogarth, Aubrey Beardsley and John Piper, have designed bookplates, and many significant people (e.g. Samuel Pepys and Rudyard Kipling) have used them, but a personal bookplate has been available to anyone owning a.

A bookplate (or book-plate, as it was commonly styled until the early 20th century), also known as ex-librīs (Latin for '"from the books (or library)"'), is a printed or decorative label pasted into a book, often on the front endpaper, to indicate typographical bookplates are termed "book labels".

Bookplates bear a motif relating to the book's owner, such as a device. Complete engraving art book focused on famous places, ideal for any age artist Constructed with Quality artist board and Professional artist materials Set Includes1, spiral-bound book, with 12 pages of preprinted designs, 12 blank sketching sheets, 1 scrape tool and easy to Understand engraving instructions featuring fun facts for each famous /5().

"American Engravers -The 21st Century" suitably launched at this year's Reno Show of the "Firearms Engravers Guild of America" (FEGA). Between the hardbound covers of this page book, readers will find forty-four biographies of America's finest engravers, with more than high definition color photos covering their work in detail/5(5).

This is a partial list of artists active in Britain, arranged chronologically (artists born in the same year should be arranged alphabetically within that year). Henri Jean-Baptiste Victoire Fradelle (–) – Franco-English painter specializing in literary, historical and religious subjects.

A large plate by him represents a well-known character in old Belfast, "Tantra Barbus"; and another local celebrity, "Corky Bendy," a bow-legged fiddler, was also engraved by him. Among Thomson's book-plates the following are in the Franks collection in the British Museum: "Rev.

Edward Hincks" and "George F. Ledlie," both signed J. British-American: Alma mater: Brighton College of Art, Slade School of Fine Art, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design Clare Leighton was born in London on 12 AprilShe was the first woman to produce a book on wood-engraving (Wood-Engraving and Woodcuts, ).

This played an important part in popularizing the : Clara Ellaline Hope Leighton, ApLondon, England, United Kingdom. Part 2 has dozens of plates of shotguns and double rifles, as well as a guide to modern engravers with a brief bio. and a few examples of each artist's work.

Photography and reproduction are primo! Being British, most of these engravers never had made the showcase in various editions of Gun Digest/5(5).THE ART OF ENGRAVING brings to the reader - for the first time ever - a complete, authoritative, imaginative and detailed introduction and training in the art of gun engraving.

It is a supremely unique book, for not only does it sweep aside the mystery which has surrounded engraving through the centuries, but it factually, simply and in layman /5.British Museum Keeper of Prints offers complete history, 15th-century to ; accomplishments, influences, artistic merit.

illustrations. Chapters include: The Earliest Engravers, The Great Masters of Engraving, The Decline of Original Engraving, The Later Development and Decay of Line-Engraving, Etching in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries, The Tone .