[EARLY COLOR PRINTING, CHARLES KNIGHT, 4 COLOR PRINTING]. “OLD ENGLAND: A PICTORIAL MUSEUM OR REGAL, ECCLESIASTICAL, BARONIAL, MUNICIPAL AND POPULAR ANTIQUITIES”. Folio (10.25 in x 14.0 in). (of II) Bound in textured cloth. Corners and edges worn as shown. Overall, very good or better. An important and early example of Charles Knight’s innovative 4-6 color printing process using colored woodblocks where the sheet would shift from different colored woodblocks which would print different colors to different areas of the illustration. In 1838 English writer and publisher. Received British patent No. 7673 for Improvements in the Process and in the Apparatus used in the Production of Coloured Impressions on Paper, Vellum, Parchment, and Pasteboard by Surface Printing. ” Knight called his color printing process “illuminated printing, and invented it for the economical printing of colored pictures, maps, and drawings. Knight applied this process in a small group of publications, and then seems to have set it aside. This item is in the category “Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible”. The seller is “bibliomonster” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Topic: Classics
- Original/Facsimile: Original