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Books about woodcuts, wood engravings and artists who have worked in the medium. We tend to focus on work done in the early 20th Century.

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Lewis, John, The Twentieth Century Book: Its Illustration and Design, New York, Reinhold Publishing Corp., 1967, first edition, 4to (11.75" x 9"), HB, red cloth boards with gilt titles., NF / VG. Hinge slightly loose at top. DJ has tiny tear and creasing at tail of spine, slight soiling bottom edge, fold mark on top left corner.

270 pp. 460+ illustrations, 28 in full-color, several 2-color. Index. A definitive survey, lavishly illustrated, that examines the evolution of modern book design and illustration in Europe - concentrating on Britain from William Morris to the modernist approach developed and nurtured at the Bauhaus - and the United States, tracing developments from the late 19th century through the 1960s of the the 20th century.

The author was a tutor in typography for many years at the Royal College of Art, and a recognized expert in the field of the graphic arts. This title is one of several of his books on the history of typography, book design, and illustration.

Work, designers, illustrators, artists, artists' movements, and subjects covered include:

Art Nouveau; the Arts & Crafts Movement; Michael Ayrton; Edward Ardizzone; The Bauhaus and other modernists; Edward Bawden; Herbert Bayer; Aubrey Beardsley; Blackie & Sons; Douglas Percy Bliss; Frank Brangwyn; Bernard Buffet; Edward Burra; Max Bill; Edward Gordon Craig; Walter Crane; Curwen Press; Edmund Dulac; John Farleigh; Barnett Freedman; Claude Lovat Fraser; Barnett Freedman; Abram Games; David Gentleman; Karl Gerstner; Robert Gibbings; Eric Gill; Golden Cockerel Press; Edward Gorey; Kate Greenaway; Joan Hassall; David Jones; E. McKnight Kauffer; Kelmscott Press; Rockwell Kent; El Lissitzky; John Nash; Lynton Lamb; Laszlo Moholy-Nagy; John Minton; Talwin Morris; William Morris; Paul Nash; Ben & William Nicholson; John O'Connor; the paperback book; Penguin Books; John Piper; Private Presses; Arthur Rackham; Paul Rand; Eric Ravilious; Charles Ricketts; the Russian Suprematists; Blair Hughes Stanton; Reynolds Stone; London: The Studio; the Russian Suprematists, John Tenniel; Jan Tschichold; Rex Whistler, Wood Cuts and Engraving Revival, et al.

An informative title that offers the designer or book collector a solid overview of the chronology and contextual history of the development of modern book design and illustration.

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