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The Resource Aesthetic tracts : innovation in late-nineteenth-century book design, Ellen Mazur Thomson

Aesthetic tracts : innovation in late-nineteenth-century book design, Ellen Mazur Thomson

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Aesthetic tracts : innovation in late-nineteenth-century book design
Title
Aesthetic tracts
Title remainder
innovation in late-nineteenth-century book design
Statement of responsibility
Ellen Mazur Thomson
Title variation
Innovation in late-nineteenth-century book design
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A study of how new theories of design in the late 19th century, including the introduction of Japanese artistic principles, new printing technology, the emergence of the consumer society, transformation in the publishing industry, and the influence of international expositions worked to change the idea of the book at the fin-de-siecle. Contains 16 color plates and 50 black-and-white illustrations, an appendix, notes and index"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomson, Ellen Mazur
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
Z246
LC item number
.T55 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Whitman, Sarah
  • Whitman, Sarah
  • Book design
  • Book design
  • Book design
  • Book industries and trade
  • Book covers
  • Illustrated books
  • Japonism
  • Aesthetics, Modern
  • Buchgestaltung
  • Japonism
  • Aesthetics, Modern
  • Book covers
  • Book design
  • Book industries and trade
  • Illustrated books
  • England
  • France
  • United States
Label
Aesthetic tracts : innovation in late-nineteenth-century book design, Ellen Mazur Thomson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 166-173) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: "Aesthetic tracts" -- Consequences of abundance -- Book covers : a search for design principles -- Japonisme in Sarah Wyman Whitman's book covers -- A story told with pictures : Histoire des quatre fils Aymon -- The text and the image : conflict and compatibility -- The writer as book designer -- Privileging the text : the writer and the reader -- Changes in the lesson of things -- Appendix: Gillotage
Control code
920469618
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xiv, 177 pages, 16 color plates
Isbn
9781584563365
Lccn
2015027804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)920469618
Label
Aesthetic tracts : innovation in late-nineteenth-century book design, Ellen Mazur Thomson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 166-173) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: "Aesthetic tracts" -- Consequences of abundance -- Book covers : a search for design principles -- Japonisme in Sarah Wyman Whitman's book covers -- A story told with pictures : Histoire des quatre fils Aymon -- The text and the image : conflict and compatibility -- The writer as book designer -- Privileging the text : the writer and the reader -- Changes in the lesson of things -- Appendix: Gillotage
Control code
920469618
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xiv, 177 pages, 16 color plates
Isbn
9781584563365
Lccn
2015027804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)920469618

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