Antique Book-ETCHING-ARTIST'S MANUAL-Shrubsole-[n.d., ca. 1894]

Subject: London: George Rowney. 8vo: 68, 20 pp. Imitation leather. Later full imitation leather (cloth) with gilt titling to the spine. The original wrappers bound in. Printed in an edition of 300 numbered copies (this 226).
Condition: Very good, given age. Frontispiece and title page detached. Otherwise a crisp copy.
Medium: A few text illustrations and two plates with original etchings. One plate is the frontispiece (monogrammed by Shrubsole). The other plate shows an etching in two states (also by Shrubsole). Illustrations by: W.G. Shrubsole
Size (in cm): 8vo: 12.6 x 18 cm.
Size (in inch): 8vo: 5 x 7.1 inch.
Part Number: 55080
Location: (LA) ZL3-01
Antique Book, titled: 'Etching: Its Principles and Practice. A Book for Students and Amateurs.', by: W.G. Shrubsole. An etching manual, detailing the technical aspects of the craft. Followed by 20 pp. adverts. 2nd edition.

Artists and Engravers: Author(s): W.G. Shrubsole. Illustrated by: W.G. Shrubsole (?-1899) was a British art critic and author, active 1886-1899.