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Title Word & image : art, books and design : from the National Art Library / edited by Rowan Watson, Elizabeth James and Julius Bryant.

Publication Info. London : V&A Publishing, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    741.64 WOR    Available
Description 176 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Book available in 2014.
"Date published 2014"--V&A Shop website.
"This publication accompanies the first international touring exhibition of treasures from the National Art Library."--Page 7.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-172) and index.
Contents Director's foreword -- A reader's foreword -- 'Word and image' : the evolution of the Victoria and Albert Museum's library / Julius Bryant -- The growth of the library collection, 1837-1909 / Rowan Watson -- Collecting the art and design of the book after 1909 / Elizabeth James -- Art, Books and Design from the National Art Library. Introduction ; 1. Resources for art and design education ; 2. Making images : the illustrator at work ; 3. Designers, aesthetes and the 'book beautiful' ; 4. The impact of photography ; 5. Promoting commercial art : the initiative of 1936 ; 6. The fashion archive ; 7. Modern artists and the book -- Timeline.
Subject National Art Library (Great Britain) -- Catalogs.
Illustration of books -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Book design -- History -- Catalogs.
Public libraries -- England -- London -- 21st century -- Catalogs.
Added Author Bryant, Julius, editor.
Watson, Rowan, editor.
James, Elizabeth, 1950- editor.
National Art Library (Great Britain), owner.
Victoria and Albert Museum, issuing body.
Added Title Word and image
Art, books and design from the National Art Library
ISBN 9781851778089 hbk.
185177808X hbk.

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