The Art of Illustration
by Henry Blackburn
Publisher: W. H. Allen & Co. 1896
Number of pages: 240
The object of "The Art of Illustration" is to explain the modern systems of Book and Newspaper Illustration, and especially the methods of drawing for what is commonly called "process", on which so many artists are now engaged.
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