This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858 Excerpt: ...stone, and of taking impressions on canvass; an ingenious invention of a French artist. It was afterwards improved upon by Senefelder, the inventor of lithography. LITHOPEN'DRON, a name for coral, which is so called from its resembling a branch. LITHOGEN'ESY, the doctrine or science of the origin of minerals composing ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858 Excerpt: ...stone, and of taking impressions on canvass; an ingenious invention of a French artist. It was afterwards improved upon by Senefelder, the inventor of lithography. LITHOPEN'DRON, a name for coral, which is so called from its resembling a branch. LITHOGEN'ESY, the doctrine or science of the origin of minerals composing the globe, and of the causes which have produced them. LITHOG'LTPHITE, a fossil which has the appearance of being engraved or shaped by art. LITHOG'RAPHT, the art of engraving on stone, and taking impressions therefrom on paper by means of ink and a rollingprefls: an art invented by Mr. Senefelder, of Munich, in Bavaria, and now brought to great perfection in France, England, &c. The process is as follows: --The writing, or design, is drawn on stone with a greasy composition formed of tallow, bees'-wax, shell-lac, aud common soap, which will not unite with, or be affected by water: pre V, ATI-, ft, AS TO WEIGHT, IS TUB STANDARD FOB ALL LIQUIDS AMD SOLIDS. vtoualy to printing, th- surface of the stone I wvtted, and it ta thervt'ore prrvvuted bvtheimustvwv frtm receiving the priming ink when applied, except ou those places orrmt witu tit greasy composition, A ri-llrr charged with priming-ink biing Jnwd orr the stotie. the luk readily ad--wa to the greasy hues of the drawing, hut does not adhere to the other parts of the surface which retain the water. The print is obtained by pressure, which removes the priutiug luk from tha lines of the drawing; and between each impression ilie operation of wetting the stone with a ponge, ami applying the roller charged with priutiug ink. t repeated. This is a meie aniline of the operation; much, of course depends on the rare and skill of those employed, as well as in the quality of the matert..
Good. No dust jacket. 1848. 844 pages. No dust jacket. Grey boards with gilt pictorial and lettering. Cracks to hinges, text pages tight with some loose pages. Book is in better condition than most examples of this age. Neat, clean, well bound pages with mild foxing, tanning and water marks. Small inscriptions and neat labels may be present. Tears and splits to spine. Softening to spine with mild bleaching, sunning to spine, boards and edges. Water marks to spine, boards and edges. A few marks, wear and bumps to spine ends, boards and edges. Small bumps to corners with bumps to boards edges. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1510659126ANM (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. )
Good. 12mo. New edition. Wear to edges. Marks/rubbing to boards. Tear to spine joint and across at lower end Tear down middle of top of spine. Title label taped to book. Ffep missing. Name in ink to top of 2nd ffep. Light spotting to first few pages.
Good. 1848. Longman, Brown, Green and Longmanns. 5th edition. Cloth with gilt stamp and lettering, 12mo, iv and 844 pp. Boards rubbed, bumping and fraying to extremities. Front and rear hinges cracked, but holding. Light toning and some spotting to pages, which are otherwise unmarked. Overall, a sound Good copy. (Subject: History of Ideas. )
Good to Very Good. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. This is a tight clean copy with the pages as yet not opened at the top edge. The boards have soft corners with light wear and the spine top has a couple nicks with the spine having sun fading but the gilt lettering is intact. 844pp plus more than 32 pages of publisher adverts.
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