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1 HUNNISETT, Basil Steel-engraved Book Illustration in England
74693 Boston David R. Godine 1980 0879233222 / 9780879233228 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition. In full bright blue cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on black block on spine. Interior bears numerous examples of steel engravings; as well as reproduced letters and published notices; leaves are of heavy, high-quality papers. With prior owner's signature, front pastedown; otherwise a clean, bright copy. Jacket with minor creases at edges, bears orig. $40 flap price and in removable archival mylar protector. --- Author's work focuses on the sometimes disparaged steel engraving, which became common in the 19th century. Special attention is paid to the early history of steel engravings, some of the better engravers and artists who utilized the method, and aid with identification issues. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 263 pages 
Price: 32.50 USD
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