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On the artistic qualities of the woodcut books of Ulm and Augsburg in the fifteenth century.

William Morris

On the artistic qualities of the woodcut books of Ulm and Augsburg in the fifteenth century.

by William Morris

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Paper from the text of Bibliographica, Part IV, 1896.

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Open LibraryOL13717004M

Books printed from Gutenberg's invention of typography until the end of the fifteenth century are referred to as _____ texts, a Latin word that means "cradle" or "rebirth." incunabula Early printers followed the manuscript custom of putting the title and author at the top of the first page, in the same size and style lettering as the text.   Read "Some Notes on Early Woodcut Books, with a Chapter on Illuminated Manuscripts" by William Morris available from Rakuten Kobo. This edition features illustrations. Excerpt ON THE ARTISTIC QUALITIES OF THE WOODCUT BOOKS OF ULM AND AUGSBURG IN THE F Brand: Volumesofvalue.

  Rather than print the work elsewhere, Cockerell "decided to combine the illustrations of woodcuts that had already been prepared with portions of an article by Morris, 'On the Artistic Qualities of the Woodcut Books of Ulm and Augsburg in the Fifteenth Century.' The book sold briskly before publication. Three volumes complete, in new three-quarter leather binding. Black cloth over boards with green goat spine and corners, black leather spine labels with gilt spine titles and gilt spine and cover accents, five raised spine bands, top edges gilt, 21 by cm, viii (1), viii (1) plus tipped-in errata sheet, viii pp. plus tipped-in errata sheet, 65 plates total. Bindings are fine.

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On the artistic qualities of the woodcut books of Ulm and Augsburg in the fifteenth century by William Morris Download PDF EPUB FB2

On the Artistic Qualities of the Woodcut Books of Ulm and Augsburg in the Fifteenth Century The invention of printing books, and the use of wood-blocks for book ornament in place of hand-painting, though it belongs to the period of the degradation of medieval art, gave an opportunity to the Germans to regain the place which they had lost in the art of book decoration during the thirteenth and.

Pages printed on one side of leaf only. Thirty-five reproductions from printed books in the library of William Morris, preceded by extracts from his article "On the artistic qualities of the woodcut books of Ulm and Augsburg in the fifteenth century," and followed by a list of the principal books with woodcuts in his library.

Thirty-five reproductions from books in the library of William Morris, preceded by extracts from an article by him on the artistic qualities of the woodcut books of Ulm and Augsburg in the fifteenth century.

Creator. Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, Source. Triple Crown Collection. ‘On the Artistic Qualities of the Woodcut Books of Ulm and Augsburg in the Fifteenth Century’, in Cockerell, S.

Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century, (Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, ), pp. William Morris, in A Note by William Morris, op. cit., p. Notes on Woodcut Books ON THE ARTISTIC QUALITIES OF THE WOODCUT BOOKS OF ULM AND AUGSBURG IN THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY.

The invention of printing books, and the use of wood-blocks for book ornament in place of hand-painting, though it belongs to the period of the degradation of mediæval art, gave an opportunity to the Germans to regain the place which they had lost in the art of book. On the artistic qualities of the woodcut books of Ulm and Augsburg in the fifteenth century.

[From Bibliographica,v. 1, p. ]--The woodcuts of Gothic books. [From Journal of the Society of arts, Jan. 26, Feb. 12, ]--Some notes on illuminated books of the middle ages. [From Magazine of art, Jan.v. 17, p. ]Pages: Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, Pages printed on one side of leaf only Thirty-five reproductions from printed books in the library of William Morris, preceded by extracts from his article "On the artistic qualities of the woodcut books of Ulm and Augsburg in the fifteenth century.

BOOK ILLUSTRATION IN AUGSBURG IN THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY By HELLMUT LEHMANN-HAUPT The early woodcut book at first ap-pears to be entirely separate from this develop- woodcut illustrated books from I to about I, at least as far as quantity is concerned.

Bibliography: BMC II, ; ISTC ig; BSB-Ink G; W. Morris, ‘On the Artistic Qualities of the Woodcut Books of Ulm and Augsburg in the Fifteenth Century’ in Bibliographica: Papers on Books, Their History and Art, ; A.

Munith, ‘Jean et Conrad Grütsch de Bâle. Book Illustration Because the printing of movable type, like the woodcut, is a relief process, once the printing press and movable type were invented in the mid-fifteenth century, woodcuts provided the ideal means for illustrating early printed books.

The woodblocks could be placed alongside the type in the flatbed press and printed at the same. Lee "Some Notes on Early Woodcut Books, with a Chapter on Illuminated Manuscripts" por William Morris disponible en Rakuten Kobo.

This edition features illustrations. Excerpt ON THE ARTISTIC QUALITIES OF THE WOODCUT BOOKS OF ULM AND AUGSBURG IN THE F Brand: Volumesofvalue. Thirty-five reproductions from printed books in the library of William Morris, preceded by extracts from his article "On the artistic qualities of the woodcut books of Ulm and Augsburg in the fifteenth century," and followed by a list of the principal books with woodcuts in his library.

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Description: xi, 36 pages: illustrations ; 30 cm. Some Notes on Early Woodcut Books, With a Chapter on Illuminated Manuscripts Classic Reprint: : Morris, William: Libros en idiomas extranjerosAuthor: William Morris.

In the 's and 's Augsburg and Ulm were the leading centers for the illustrated books North of the Alps. In Augsburg, printers Johann Baemler, Gunther Zainer, Anton Zorg, and Johann Schönsperger were followed by the noted Erhard Ratdolt, whose career spanned more than forty years, beginning with his work in Venice from to and continuing in his native Augsburg.

Pages printed on one side of leaf only. Thirty-five reproductions from printed books in the library of William Morris, preceded by extracts from his article "On the artistic qualities of the woodcut books of Ulm and Augsburg in the fifteenth century," and followed by a list of the principal books.

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The splendid decoration of this book also appeared in other books printed by Zainer s workshop and it was praised by William Morris as being one of the finest examples of C15th woodcut decorations (see W.

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