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Victorian illustrated books

Percy H. Muir

Victorian illustrated books

by Percy H. Muir

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Illustrated books -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Bibliography.,
    • Illustration of books -- Great Britain -- 19th century.,
    • Illustration of books, Victorian -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] Percy Muir.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ1023 .M92
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 287 p., 4 plates;
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5742721M
      ISBN 100713407255
      LC Control Number70863456

      A Word on Children's Books. Children's literature underwent huge changes during the Victorian period. The concept of childhood as a developmental stage emerged during the Victorian era, and in response, children's literature moved away from the moral, didactic themes prevalent in the late 18th and early 19th centuries and embraced fanciful themes. The volume's ten essays are arranged chronologically and thematically. The first, Maxwell's "Walter Scott, Historical Fiction, and the Genesis of the Victorian Illustrated Book," argues that an antiquarian impulse helped bring pictures within (rather than outside) books.

      Vintage book STACK literary Lot 12 Burgundy Antique BOOKS. victorian Books library. The Novels of Balzac. Antiquarian book lot s ReVampBooks 5 out of 5 stars () $ Free shipping.   I focused on Victorian literature for my A levels in lit and just completely immersed myself. Some of my favourite books are Victorian! 'Jude the Obscure' by Hardy and Tennyson's poetry will always be part of my bookshelf now. I also loved veering from the popular texts and discovering the short stories of the era which were in penny papers etc.

        A scene from As You Like It, from the Victorian Illustrated Shakespeare Archive.. In the Victorian period the illustrated Shakespeare edition was, according to Stuart Sillars, an expert on Shakespeare and the visual arts, ‘the broadest channel by .


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Of course, the Romantic period had illustrated books too However, very few canonical Romantic works appeared with illustrations when first published, with the obvious exception of Blake’s illuminated books Examples of Victorian Book Victorian illustrated books book. Left: The Execution of Lady Jane Grey at Tower Green by George Cruikshank.

The Technologies of Nineteenth-Century Illustration: Woodblock Engraving, Steel Engraving, and Other Processes. Victorian Illustrated Books as Essentially Victorian. George Du Maurier's " The Illustration of Books from the Serious Artist's Point of View " Pictures and.

Bring Back the Illustrated Book. By Sam Sack s. It may easy to dismiss the tradition of Victorian book art because of its origins in cartooning. The examples of books that could be that Author: Sam Sacks.

Throughout the nineteenth century, but most intensely in the reign of Queen Victoria, England and Scotland produced an unprecedented range of extraordinary illustrated books.

Images in books became a central feature of Victorian culture. They were at once prestigious and popular—a kind of entertainment—but equally a place for pondering fundamental questions about history, geography.

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In the special exhibition Making the Modern Picture Book: Children’s Books from the Victorian Era (on view at the Legion of Honor through June 17), the intimate art of 19th-century story telling is revealed. England at this time was undergoing a formative period in the design, production, and marketing of children’s books, which were often gifted as rewards or prizes, and reinforced.

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Illustration of books, Victorian. Illustration of books. Illustrated books. Great Britain. “Poetry, Pictures, and Popular Publishing is the third and perhaps the best in a series of monographs in which Lorraine Janzen Kooistra has explored the ways in which the material forms of Victorian illustrated books produced meanings and audiences.

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1 & 2 - - 2 Books £ 5d 12h. The Victorian illustrated book came into being, flourished, and evolved during the long nineteenth century. While existing scholarship on Victorian illustrators largely centers on the realist artists of the "Sixties," this volume examines the entire lifetime of the Victorian illustrated book.

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This kind of literature is exemplified by the Victorian illustrated gift book of poetry, an artifact familiar to every collector of nineteenth-century books. Though large and originally expensive to produce, such books are now readily affordable because commonly available.

Yet the genre remains as an elephantine clue to authentic Victorian culture. Maud The Illustrated Diary of a Victorian Woman by Flora Fraser and a great selection of related books, All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear.

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The book gives information on the well known and less well known illustrators of the period & lists the books which best highlight their work.

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