Traité historique et pratique de la gravure en bois (Book, 1766) [WorldCat.org]
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Genre/Form: Wood engravings (prints)
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Chiaroscuro woodcuts
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Papillon, Jean-Michel, 1698-1776.
Traité historique et pratique de la gravure en bois.
A Paris : Chez Pierre Guillaume Simon ..., 1766
(OCoLC)892812548
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Michel Papillon; Dawson Turner; Elizabeth Robins Pennell Collection (Library of Congress); Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 8741853
Notes: Vol. 1: [1], xxii, 540 p., [2] leaves of plates; v. 2: xv, [1], 388 p., [5] leaves of plates; v. 3: [4], 124 p.
Vol. 2 and 3 issued in 1 v.
Includes samples of the several stages of wood-block printing; extensive head and tail pieces.
Includes index.
LC copy imperfect: all before p. [iii] in v. 1 wanting; all before p. [iii] in v. 2 wanting; v. 3 wanting.
Description: 3 v. in 2 : ill., port., samples (some col.) ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Contents: Vol. 1. Contenant toute la partie historique --
v. 2. Contenant tous les principes de cet art --
v. 3 Contenant plusieurs faits historiques de nouvelles manieres servant à perfectionner cet art, les arrêts rendus en faveur de la gravure, & une table des matieres des trois volumes.
Other Titles: Supplément du traité historique et pratique de la gravure en bois
Responsibility: par J.M. Papillon, graveur en bois & ancien associé de la Société académique des arts, ouvrage enrichi des plus jolis morceaux de sa composition & de sa gravure.

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