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The Essentials of Illustration A Practical Guide to the Reproduction of Drawings & Photographs for the Use of Scientists & Others   By: (1876-1954)

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THE ESSENTIALS OF ILLUSTRATION

A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE REPRODUCTION OF DRAWINGS & PHOTOGRAPHS FOR THE USE OF SCIENTISTS & OTHERS

By T. G. HILL

Reader in Vegetable Physiology in the University of London, University College

LONDON WILLIAM WESLEY & SON 28 Essex Street, Strand 1915

PRINTED BY THE WESTMINSTER PRESS, LONDON, W.

CONTENTS

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INTAGLIO PRINTING 1

Intaglio plates 2

Line engraving 2

Etching 5

Soft ground etching 6

Mezzotint 7

Photogravure 8

PLANE SURFACE PRINTING 15

Lithography 15

Chromolithography 20

Photolithographic processes 23

Collotype 23

The preparation of illustrated pages 26

RELIEF PRINTING 33

Woodcuts and engravings 33

The Half tone process 37

The Half tone three colour process 46

Photomechanical line blocks 49

The drawing of microscopic details 67

The drawing of diagrams and apparatus 72

The drawing of maps 76

The drawing of graphs or curves 79

The swelled gelatine process 84

The Relative Cost of blocks and plates by various processes 89

LITERATURE 95

ILLUSTRATIONS

1. PLATES

PLATE

1 An original lithograph by Mr. Harry Becker.

2 Chromolithograph. Messrs. Gerrards, Ltd.

3 5 Collotype. Messrs. André, Sleigh & Anglo, Ltd.

6 Half tone. Swan Electric Engraving Co., Ltd.

7 Half tone. \ 8 Photogravure. 9 Collotype. Messrs. André, Sleigh & > Anglo, Ltd. 10 Half tone. 11 Half tone. 12 Half tone three colour. /

2. TEXT FIGURES

Tailpiece, p. 11. Electrotype from the original wood engraving by Bewick.

Tailpiece, p. 30. Line block. Messrs. Bourne & Co.

Fig. 1. Wood engraving. Messrs. Edmund Evans, Ltd.

Fig. 2. Wood cut. Mr. G. N. Oliver.

Figs. 3 6. Line blocks. Messrs. André, Sleigh & Anglo, Ltd.

Figs. 7 and 8. Line blocks, reproductions of a wood engraving. Mr. C. Butterworth.

Fig. 9. Line block.

Figs. 10 13. Line blocks, reproductions of wood engravings.

Fig. 14. Line block.

Fig. 15. Line block. Messrs. André, Sleigh & Anglo, Ltd.

Fig. 16. Line block. Swan Electric Engraving Co., Ltd.

Fig. 17. Line block. Messrs. André, Sleigh & Anglo, Ltd.

Figs. 18 20. Line blocks.

Figs. 21 23. Line blocks. Messrs. Bourne & Co.

Figs. 24 and 25. Line blocks.

Fig. 26. Line block. Messrs. Bourne & Co.

Fig. 27. Line block.

Figs. 28 and 29. Line blocks. Messrs. André, Sleigh & Anglo, Ltd.

Fig. 30. Line block. Mr. C. Butterworth.

Fig. 31. Line block. Messrs. André, Sleigh & Anglo, Ltd.

Fig. 32. Line block. Mr. C. Butterworth.

Figs. 33 and 34. Line blocks... Continue reading book >>




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