The art of etching : a complete & fully illustrated description of etching, drypoint, soft-ground etching, acquatint & their allied arts, together with technical notes upon their own work by many of the leading etchers of the present time / by E.S. Lumsden.

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Identifier: REF.PM.1820
Object type: Books
Dimensions: 376 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Copyright dates: 1962
Created by: E. S. Lumsden
Was created at: New York
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Etching [sh00005643], Printmaking handbooks [http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2001088959], Dry-point [sh85039808]
Book outlining the techniques and processes of etching to the beginner.

"As this book is written professedly for the beginner first and foremost (although I hope that those more advanced may also find something of value in its pages) I intend to assume absolute ignorance on the part of the reader and to endeavor to describe as clearly as possible even the more elementary tools, contrivances and processes. "-- from introduction.

Includes list of illustrations.

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