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The Art of the Woodcut

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The invention of the printing press led to an explosion of cheap printed materials in the 16th and 17th centuries. and mass communication was now possible. This beautifully designed book highlights some of the most striking and amusing examples from the British Library’s collections and provides brief commentary on the political and social background of the times. Frequent topics of illustration include monsters, witches, criminals, drinking, war and politics.

175 pages.

22 x 15.5 x 2cm

44 Chapel Walk, Sheffield, 0114 278 8709
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