John Heath"s catalogue of illustrated books and prints engraved by the Heath family 1779-1878.

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John Heath , [Bath, England
Heath, John, -- 1922- -- Library -- Catalogs, Heath family -- Catalogs, Engravers -- Great Britain -- Catalogs, Engraving -- Great Britain -- 18th century -- Catalogs, Engraving -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- Catalogs, Illustrated books -- Great Britain -- Cat
Other titlesJohn Heath"s library of illustrated books and prints, Catalogue of illustrated books and prints engraved by the Heath family 1779-1878
GenreCatalogs
SeriesBlake -- no. 1142
The Physical Object
Pagination79, [1] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20206863M

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The volumes contain good accounts of the engravers' careers, based on wide study. The greater part of each volume is devoted to chronological lists of the Heaths' prints, both book illustrations and singly issued.

The catalogues are partly based on the extensive col-lection of books and prints that the author has. Collecting Heath family prints and book illustrations By John Heath (Published January in the Antiquarian Book Monthly) Soon after the war, when I was still an undergraduate, a friend at Oxford gave me a small but beautifully bound and gilded volume of 'Heath's Book of Beauty' forinscribing it with the somewhat ambiguous exhortation.

Inthe Scolar Press (London) published a two-volume study and catalogue of The Heath Family Engraverswritten by one of their direct descendants, John Heath.

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The handlist of books containing plates executed by James and Charles Heath was based in part on the collection formed by the author.

Recent Studies of Book Illustration and Engraving, Including Cartography, by James E. May This bibliography surveys scholarship published between on engraving, including illustrations and prints as well as cartography, during the long eighteenth century (roughly ), within Europe and the Americas.