How to Identify Prints

ISBN-10: 0500284806

ISBN-13: 9780500284803

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Bamber Gascoigne
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Description: This comprehensive reference work provides all the answers to all the technical questions that constantly arise when trying to identify accurately any kind of print. Some ninety different techniques are described, as well as essential features of printing history and related matters such as colour separation.

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Book details

List price: $34.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 5/17/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 8.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgments
How to Use this Book
The prints
Print Families
The three types of print
Other images known as prints
Manual prints and process prints
Monochrome prints and colour prints
Manual Prints
Monochrome
Relief
Woodcuts
Wood engravings
Metal relief prints
Modern relief methods
Intaglio
Engravings
Etchings
Drypoints
Line engravings
Steel engravings
Crayon manner and stipple engravings
Soft ground etchings
Mezzotints
Aquatints
Other total methods in intaglio
Planographic
Lithographs
Transfer lithographs
Colour
Relief
Chiaroscuro woodcuts
Colour woodcuts
Tinted wood engravings and colour wood engravings
Relief colour from metal blocks
Modern relief methods in colour
Intaglio
Colour mezzotints, aquatints, stipple engravings
Planographic
Tinted lithographs
Colour lithographs
Mixed method
Baxter prints
Nelson prints
New methods in colour
Process Prints
Categories of process print
Monochrome
Relief
Line blocks
Relief halftones
Intaglio
Nature prints
Photogalvanographs
Line photogravures
Tone photogravures
Gravures (machine-printed)
Planographic
Collotypes
Photolithographs
Colour
Relief
Intaglio
Planographic
Screenprints and Non-Prints
Screenprints
Monotypes and cliches-verre
Keys to identification
Images with printed text
Words below the image: what they say
Words below the image: how they look
The plate mark
How the ink lies
Varieties of line
Varieties of tone
Varieties of face
Differences
The pleasure of oddities
Is the image printed?
Original or reproduction?
Embossing
Lift ground
States
Ruling machines, multiple tint tools, medal engraving
Prepared, manufactured and mechanical tints
Colour print or coloured print?
Tint or colour?
Colour from one or more impressions?
Colour separation
Register
How many printed colours?
Paper
Process, mechanical: stereotyping
Process, chemical: electrotyping
Process, photochemical
Halftone screens
Illustrated books
Postcards
Banknotes and stamps
Newspapers and magazines
Around the house
Reference
A Print Vocabulary: a guide to consistent usage
Select Bibliography
The Sherlock Holmes Approach
Glossary-Index
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