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The Complete Encyclopedia of Illustration, Heck, J.G.
Author Name:    Heck, J.G.

Title:   The Complete Encyclopedia of Illustration

Binding:   Hard Cover

Book Condition:   Fine

Jacket Condition:   Very Good

Edition:   First Edition

Size:   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher:   New York Gramercy 1996

ISBN Number:   0517183404 / 9780517183403

Seller ID:   005287

A Fine unmarked copy with VG+ complete dustjacket. Translated by Spencer F. Baird. Containing all the original illustartions from the 1851 edition of 'The Iconographic Encyclopedia of Science, Literature, and Art' with editorial revisions for easy reference. Foreword by Paul Bacon. xxix and 573 pages. A remarkable collection of fine engravings that is an inspiration and sourcebook for designers and artists, designed to be a pictorial representation of the width and breadth of human knowledge and achievement up to the mid 19th century. Published in 1851 as two volumes and based on Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus's 'Bilderatlas', in this edition the two volumes of plates have been combined, plate titles have been added, and extensive captions have been placed near their respective illustrations for easy reference. The ten divisions of the arts and sciences represented are - Mathematics and Astronomy; Natural Sciences; Military Sciences; Naval Sciences; Architecture; Geography; History and Ethnology; Mythology and Religion; Fine Arts; Technology. A veritable treasure trove of almost 12,000 illustrations, copyright-free and clearly reproducible. **** A LARGE HEAVY VOLUME OF 2.1 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH WILL REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COST ****

ART, ILLUSTRATION, ENGRAVINGS, THE ICONOGRAPHIC ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF SCIENCE, LITERATURE AND ART, FRIEDRICH ARNOLD BROCKHAUS, BILDERATLAS



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