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The dictionary of 20th century British book illustrators

Author: Alan J Horne; Antique Collectors' Club.
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk : Antique Collectors' Club, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Most of the great British artists of the 20th century have at some time contributed illustrations for books - Stanley Spencer, Paul Nash, John Piper and David Hockney to name but a few. In addition there is a strong tradition of specialist illustrators - Edward Ardizzone and Lynton Lamb for example - whose talents complemented a wide variety of texts. The range of subject matter is enormous - from children's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Horne, Alan J.
Dictionary of 20th century British book illustrators.
Woodbridge, Suffolk : Antique Collectors' Club, ©1994
(OCoLC)741476980
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan J Horne; Antique Collectors' Club.
ISBN: 1851491082 9781851491087
OCLC Number: 31691766
Description: 456 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: British book illustrations 1915-1985: an overview --
The revival of wood engraving --
Commercial art --
Book jackets and covers and paperback wrappers --
Some notes on children's book illustration from 1915-1985 / by Brian Alderson --
The dictionary.
Other Titles: British book illustrators
Dictionary of twentieth century British book illustrators
20th century British book illustrators
Responsibility: by Alan Horne.

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A listing containing over 1000 entries. The subject matter ranges from children's literature to war art, the humorous to the world of fantasy. The dictionary provides an overview of the subject  Read more...

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