Hand-Book of Wood Engraving
by William Andrew Emerson
Publisher: Lee and Shepard Publishers 1881
Number of pages: 111
Practical instruction in the art for persons wishing to learn without an instructor; containing a description of tools and apparatus used and explaining the manner of engraving various classes of work; also, a history of the art from its origin to the present time.
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