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Illustrating children's books : history, technique, production

Author: Henry C Pitz
Publisher: New York, Watson-Guptill Publications [1963]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Illustrated works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry C Pitz
ISBN: 0823025357 9780823025350
OCLC Number: 710951
Notes: 2nd printing has ISBN 823025357.
Description: 207 pages illustrations (some color) portraits, diagrams, facsimiles 29 cm
Contents: PART I. History --
Pictures for childhood --
The earlier books --
England after 1800 --
Europe from 1800 on --
America: the earlier years --
Howard Pyle and the Brandywine tradition --
The American accent --
Toward the present --
Matters ponderable and imponderable --
PART II. Technique and production --
The illustrator in the children's world. The picturebook age ; Learning to read ; The most important reading age ; Towards adulthood ; Observing children --
The structure of the book. The book jacket ; The casing ; The end papers ; The front matter ; The body of the book --
Typography and book design --
Methods of reproduction. Relief ; Intaglio ; Planographic --
Preparing pictures for reproduction. Bleeds ; Sizes in reproduction ; Drawing for the line cut ; Color separations for line reproduction ; Halftone effects in line ; Drawing for halftone --
PART III. Professional practice --
Handling an assignment --
Getting work. Portfolio presentation --
The field today.
Responsibility: Henry C. Pitz.

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