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World in a Box The Story of an Eighteenth-Century Picture Encyclopedia

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ISBN-10: 0226322874

ISBN-13: 9780226322872

Edition: 2002

Authors: Anke te Heesen, Ann M. Hentschel

List price: $34.00
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The World in a Box, illustrated with images from Stoy's Picture Academy for the Young, offers a glimpse into a time when it was believed that knowledge could be contained and controlled.
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 5/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 244
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Introduction: "A Storehouse of the Finest Materials"
The Work and Its Author
From the Manufacture of Books to teh Pedagogical Cabinet
Sources and Structure of the Picture Academy for the Young
Man and His Image in the Eighteenth Century
The Box and Collecting
The Box and Its Uses
Conclusion: The World Boxed In, Then and Now
Appendix: Bibliographic Record of the Picture Academy