He charts the shift in the genre of Cries in the nineteenth century from work of art to illustrated book
, where text became increasingly important and volumes were created for children.
The connections between schools and styles of illustration, as well as those between individual artists, the emphasis on the importance of publishers in the production of illustrated books
, and the balancing of a comprehensive scope with a meticulous attention to detail make Horne's Dictionary an invaluable reference source that builds on, but extends, previous work such as Brigid Peppin and Lucy Micklethwait's Dictionary of British Book Illustrators: The Twentieth Century (London: John Murray, 1983).
Vollard was soon publishing print portfolios and illustrated books
, as well as selling paintings.
But on viewing day, the Wormington library was crowded and these illustrated books
were drawing the same kind of covetous glances as the silver, porcelain, furniture and pictures elsewhere in the house.
Orme has published extensively on medieval education and schools, and Yale has a long-established reputation for producing handsome, well illustrated books
on English and British history.
Both Wegman and Magnuson wound up establishing bases outside the art world, Wegman in a cottage industry of illustrated books
and the like, Magnuson in TV and movies.
In the 20 years since we set up our own distribution in the UK there have been seismic changes in logistics, and it is a tribute to our staff that they still provide such a good service to our customers using old technology, but it is now time to entrust these services to the best specialists in the business and to concentrate on our real business of publishing wonderful illustrated books
, said Andrew Price, Chairman, Phaidon Press.
Organized by Deborah Wye, chief curator of prints and illustrated books
, and Margit Rowell, former chief curator of drawings, the show comprised more than three hundred books, magazines, broadsides, and posters culled from the thousand-plus items in the Judith Rothschild Foundation collection, which was given to the museum this year.
Reconstructing Merian's inner itinerary presents a formidable challenge, since the meticulously illustrated books
about the metamorphoses of insects and a few surviving letters of Merian unquestionably a "learned lady," though we are told nothing about her acquisition of Latin - contain almost no intimate references.