Becker, David P.
Title Drawings for Book Illustration: The Hofer Collection
Book Condition Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed.
Publisher Cambridge, MA Department of Printing and Graphic Arts/Houghton Library, Harvard University 1980
Seller ID 35705
Text followed by plates showing fifty examples of original drawings contrasted with their engraved, etched and otherwise reproduced examples as book illustrations. Published in conjunction with a 1980 exhibition at The Houghton Library. Foreword by Eleanor M. Garvey. Detailed catalogue, checklist, index. Examples by artists through four centuries, including Peter Paul Rubens, Eric Gill, Alexander Calder, Thomas Rowlandson, Piranesi, Eugene Delacroix, William Makepeace Thackeray, Dalziel Brothers, Walter Crane, Grandville, Howard Pyle, Toulouse-Lautrec and others. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 71 pages