The Print before Photography

    SKU: cmc26951

    £60.00 Members' price *


    Winner of the prestigious Apollo Book Award 2016.

    The Print Before Photography is a landmark publication – beautifully illustrated with over 300 prints from the British Museum’s renowned collection – which traces the history of printmaking from its earliest days until the arrival of photography. This unique and significant book examines the unrivalled importance of printmaking in its golden age and is destined to be a leading reference in print scholarship and will be of interest to anyone with an interest in this era of art history.

    ‘The Print Before Photography has riches to offer any reader, in any field and at any level of study of European prints.’ Apollo magazine

    ‘Although richly and rewardingly illustrated, The Print Before Photography cannot be described as a coffee-table book. It is more suited to sit among fine wines and rare liqueurs, for Antony Griffiths is, in the realm of print, the connoisseur’s connoisseur.’ The Daily Telegraph

    Staff recommendation:

    “This is a great book for anyone interested in this subject. It’s an amazing piece of scholarship but not at all dry to read. I’ve dipped in and out and find something new every time.” – Vicki, Customer Services


    Product code: cmc26951
    Author: Anthony Griffiths
    Number of pages: 560
    Size: 290mm x 245mm
    llustrations: Over 300
    Publication date: July 2016
    Weight: 2.1
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