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Author Wahrman, Dror.

Title Mr. Collier's letter racks : a tale of art & illusion at the threshold of the modern information age / Dror Wahrman.

Imprint New York, NY ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    759.9492 COLLIER,E WAH    Available
Description 275 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-256) and index.
Contents Introduction: puzzles -- Print 2.0 c. 1700: a new media regime -- Life not still -- The nature of print -- Marking time -- Monarchy in the age of mechanical reproduction -- Eye con -- A man with an impossible temper -- Tom, Dick, and Henry -- The Collier club? -- Death of the author? -- Which revolution? or, The memory of Mr. Lory -- A signature gone wild.
Subject Collier, Edward, active 17th century -- Criticism and interpretation.
Trompe l'oeil painting -- Netherlands.
Art and society -- Netherlands -- History -- 17th century.
Newspapers in art.
Added Title Mister Collier's letter racks
ISBN 9780199738861 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0199738866 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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