The Theory And Practice Of Landscape Painting In Water-Colours.; Illustrated By A Series Of Thirty Drawings And Diagrams In Colours, And Numerous Woodcuts. George Barnard.

The Theory And Practice Of Landscape Painting In Water-Colours.; Illustrated By A Series Of Thirty Drawings And Diagrams In Colours, And Numerous Woodcuts

London: Hamilton, Adams, And Co, 1858. New and enlarged Edition. Hardcover. 286 pages. 25.5 x 18.5 cm. Thirty plates, of which 28 are in color using the Leighton Brothers Chromatic Process, two tinted lithographs, and 69 woodcuts in the text. Dedicated to Michael Faraday. George Cargill Leighton was a distinguished pupil of George Baxter who established polychromatic printing by the type-press in oil colors. Leighton took the craft to greater heights, his topographical views, printed in full colors from wood blocks were superior to those of Baxter. Toning, mostly marginal to some plates, raised bands, spine panels in gilt, original marbled endpapers -- lovely copy. Modern green morocco and marbled boards. Aeg. Fine. Item #20513

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