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Vignettes and tail-pieces.

Percy Fitzgerald

Vignettes and tail-pieces.

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Extracted from Art journal (Sep 1899).

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Thomas Bewick, Vignettes: Being tail-pieces engraved principally for his General history of quadrupeds and History of British birds Hardcover – January 1, by Thomas Bewick (Author) › Visit Amazon's Thomas Bewick Page.

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Vignettes tail-pieces or 'tale-pieces'. Vignettes are supplementary images included in illustrated works as decorations to fill blank space on the page. They are not necessarily relevant to the main illustrations (which are here referred to as 'figures').

Tail-pieces are vignettes specifically placed at. Get this from a library. Thomas Bewick, Vignettes: being tail-pieces engraved principally for his General History of Quadrupeds and History of British birds. [Thomas Bewick; Iain Bain]. Bewick is best known for his A History of British Birds, which is admired today mainly for its wood engravings, especially the small, sharply observed, and often humorous vignettes known as tail-pieces.

The book was the forerunner of all modern field guides. He notably illustrated editions of Aesop's Fables throughout his : c. 11 AugustMickley, Northumberland, England.

Busters First Day (Buster Bus Book 1) by Martin J Bewick and Richard Wells. out of 5 stars 1. Kindle Edition $ $ 2. Thomas Bewick, Vignettes: Being tail-pieces engraved principally for his General history of quadrupeds and History of British birds.

by Thomas Bewick | Jan 1, Hardcover. It is likely that this English edition was printed by William Bowyer (), as the ornaments (the title vignette and tail-pieces) are those used in other of his imprints.

Rare Books copy has the bookplate of Drake Stillman (), an emeritus professor of the history of science at the University of Toronto. Download RIS citations. TY - BOOK TI - Spicilegia zoologica: quibus novae imprimis et obscurae animalium species iconibus, descriptionibus atque commentariis illustrantur.

A History of British Birds is a natural history book by Thomas Bewick, published in two 1, Land Birds, appeared in Volume 2, Water Birds, appeared in A supplement was published in The text in Land Birds was written by Ralph Beilby, while Bewick took over the text for the second book is admired mainly for the beauty and clarity of Bewick's wood Author: Thomas Bewick.

From the ducats start-up capital he brought a book press, gothic typefaces, paper, and material for the manufacture of ink from Spain to the new world. Inhe hired the Spanish typecaster and printer Antonio de Espinosa. A natural history of birds: illustrated with a hundred and one copper plates, curiously engraven from the life.

Albin, Eleazar, active Albin, Elizabeth., illustrator Derham, W. (William), Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. Title vignettes; initials; head and tail pieces. The dedication, signed Carlo Manolessi, is dated Bologna il Febbraio The 19 parts have each special t.p.

and for the most part separate paging; a half-title is prefixed to each volume, that of "volume primo" having Galilei's portrait on verso facing the first special t.p. The general title as above with a general half-title, and. "The vignettes were cut on wood by Mr.

Selwyn Image, and are taken from the Century Guild Hobby Horse, London: The three initial letters are from original designs.

"" copies of this book have been printed on Van Gelder hand-made paper, and the type distributed."Pages: The book is illustrated with 60 plates protected by tissue papers with legends (with 48 full page engraved plates), including the portrait of Lami and 12 headpiece vignettes and tail pieces.

The book also contains a double suite of all the illustrations, full page or in-text (one in colour).Seller Rating: % positive.

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Limited Edition of copies. Quarto, pp. 20 monochrome plates, several multi-image, plus colour frontispiece; Bewick head-and tail-pieces. Olive green cloth with gilt titles to spine in grey and green pictorial dust-jacket.

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How to use rubricate in a sentence is shown in this page. Check the meaning of rubricate. An engraved frontispiece and dedication leaf, five full-page engravings, ten head-and-tail pieces and five vignettes.

Extra-illustrated with four later engraved full-page plates each with a vignette of a cherub, attributed to Tomkins, but from a later date. There is an image so incredible in Thomas Bewick: Tale-Pieces as to beggar belief that it could possibly have been made by human hand.

It shows a. LC Rare Book Team Guidelines: Rarely exercise option. 5C Do not regard ornaments (e.g., head-pieces, vignettes, tail-pieces, printers’ devices), pictorial covers, or pictorial dust jackets as illustrations.

If considered important, these may be mentioned in a note (see 7B10). LC Rare Book Team Guidelines: Cataloger's judgement. 5C Spine with titles and a vignette of Jack and the three headed giant; black eps., a.e.g.

Includes frontis., 7 full page b/w illustrations as well as over textual vignettes, headpieces and tail Blue Fairy Book () contains thirty-seven tales, among them almost all of the classic fairy stories -- including Little Red Riding Hood. statement of responsibility: measvred and delineated by James Stvart and Nicholas Revett Engraved title vignettes, head and tail pieces Vol.

The History of British Birds examines each major British bird species, with detailed written observations and precise engravings. But the book also contains unusual ‘tail-pieces’ – small images often no bigger than a coin that fill the available space at the end of a chapter.

Folios, 8 3/4" x 12", full calf skin vellum with gilt embossed spine titles and marbled edges, 2-color title page in volume one with frontis portrait of pope Gregory, Book Edition: 1st. Thomas Bewick was an English wood-engraver and natural history author.

On a copy of the first French edition of Cesare Ripa’s Iconologia, published by Jean Baudoin in with engravings by Jacques de Bié, Oppenord drew vignettes, head and tail pieces, borders and other ornamental motifs.

For the first time, this publication reproduces Oppenord’s album in its initial state. Copper-plates signed "B. Picart" / "G. Gouwen": large portrait-frontispiece (T1), title-page vignettes, head and tail pieces in all, marbled endpapers, red edges. Indices in T1 and T4.

Exterior condition: mild general scuffing, some corners worn to boards, four gilt-tooled compartments lacking from T1, others mildly chipped. Wood-engraved title page, illustrated with numerous wood-engraved plates, vignettes, head- and tail-pieces after Doré.

13 parts in 1 vols. Folio. Doré's London in original Parts Issue. "Doré's devastating realization of the contrast of wealth and poverty in a modern metropolis makes LONDON one of the great illustrated books of the world.". Title page framed in red. 10 half-tone steel engravings and numerous text illustrations (mainly head and tail pieces).

by George Dola. Printed on smooth wove paper. Issued for subscribers in an extremely small edition of copies at a cost in of £3, The Historical Book Arts Database is primarily a teaching tool.

It features a sampling of materials held in the Special Collections Division focusing on the history of the book and medieval manuscripts from the 11th to the 19th century.

The digital collection is comprised of images of binding, printing, papermaking and illustration examples and techniques. DONI, Antonio Francesco (). La : Francesco Marcolini, 3 parts in one volume, 8° ( x mm). General title within large woodcut border, 3 woodcut vignettes to section titles, 3 woodcut tail-pieces, 2 woodcut portraits and 21 woodcut illustrations, some full-page.

Paris: Chez Delormel, rue du Foin, - ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS FRENCH ILLUSTRATED BOOKS OF THE 18TH CENTURY AND ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL OF ALL ILLUSTRATED OVIDS EVER PRODUCED. This work includes the magnificent plates engraved for this superb edition of Ovid's Metamorphoses published by Le Mire and Basana book reverred.

From then on Russian books, whether of pre- or post-revolutionary date, take an outstanding place, and their vignettes, chapter-heads, tail-pieces and end-papers set a standard which is unsurpassed in Europe in so far as the quality of the design is concerned. See also: Russian Painting (19th Century).

book-illustration (Scope note) For the Department of Prints and Drawings, the term is entered as an Object Name for prints extracted from books (or proofs for illustrations), including head-pieces, tail-pieces, vignettes and other book decorations (apart from frontispieces and title-pages which are terms in their own right, under the Broad Term 'book-illustration'.).

Added engraved title-page, title vignette, decorated initials, tail pieces. 0 It is a colored combination of the title page vignette and the illustration of the figure on page 12 of the first edition.

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William Harry Rogers was one of a number of talented artists who worked on providing illustrations for books in the middle of the nineteenth century. 2 He was born inthe son of William Gibbs Rogers, who achieved distinction as a wood carver.

3 Rogers had two brothers, Edward Thomas () and George Alfred (b. George adopted his father's profession of wood carver. One of the best knowned works is the book "A History of British Birds",the forerunner of all modern field guides.

Thomas Bewick created humorous vignettes known as "Tail-Pieces", tail-pieces are small engravings chosen to fill gaps. Hunter Middleton (), an american book designer,printer and famous type designer (more than 80 type.

For the eight editions of the Quadrupeds published during his lifetime, Bewick added and altered figures and vignettes. Thus, the first edition has figures and tail-pieces, the fourth has figures and tail-pieces, and the seventh figures and tail-pieces.

History of British Birds. Newcastle upon Tyne, First edition. Woodcut title vignettes and tail-pieces. Type ornament factotums, head- and tail-pieces. Printed marginalia. Not in STCN. Local notes: RBC copy imperfect: tomes only, bound in one volume.

RBC copy purchased for the Penn Libraries in from Bruce McKittrick Rare Books. Album, hard-backed and wrapped in a brown paper cover, with eighty-one leaves each of which is decorated with a rectangular gilded border into which proofs of wood-engravings of ornamental alphabets, head and tail pieces and vignettes are pasted.

On the inside of the front cover is pasted a photograph probably of Rogers. Place of Origin.PAN, the important German five-volume Art Nouveau periodical, is replete with plates, illustrations, color initials, vignettes and tail-pieces representing a multitude of processes of modern picture reproduction, including original lithographs, etchings, and woodcuts, and other original and near-original processes in black and white or full color.The Merry Tattle Of The Nuns Of Poissy.

frontispieces, observations, gilt edges, bookmarks, reglets, vignettes, tail pieces, and engravings, without once opening the merry book to read, re-read, and study to apprehend and comprehend the contents. And she gathered together in a body all those extra-judicial little pleasures of that sweet.