The Book: Its History and Development (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Book: Its History and Development (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

eBook - 2011
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In nine engaging and authoritative chapters, author Cyril Davenport tells the story of the book from its earliest incarnations formation of words and palm-leaf books to the evolution of the illustrated book as an art form. What emerges is an intriguing portrait of paper and printing, the art of bookbinding, and illustration styles such as engraving, mezzotints, and photography.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Barnes & Noble, 2011
ISBN: 9781411455894
Branch Call Number: Freading ebook
Description: 1 online resource (284 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)


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