A treatise on wood engraving, historical and practical by W.A. Chatto

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A treatise on wood engraving, historical and practical

Трактат по дереву, история и практика

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1671, 4to. is by And. "* In a manner widely dillerent from this does Mr. Ottley reason, respecting the cause of Marco Polo not having mentioned printing as an He accounts for the traveller's silence as art practised by the Chinese. " Marcn I'ulo, it may be said, did not notice this art [of engraving and block-printing] in the account which he left us of the marvels lie had witnessed in China. ">, practiced a century earlier in Venice. ilo ni'-ntion cannon as being used by the Chinese, who, as we "Why are informed, had discovered such formidable engines of " the period of his visit > That the art of engraving them was introduced from war long before wood-blocks and of taking impressions Kurope from China, I can see no into sufficient reason to believe.

Who has Trigaltiiui. " writes Herman Hi-go, returned from It recently the following inf inuation resiiecting printing, which he professes to have care' fully extracted from the annals of the Chinese themselves. Typography it ofiomctrhat earlier dale in China than in Eumpe, for it it certain that it lean practiced in thai country about fire crxlunei ayn. Olliert auert Ikal it practittd in China at a period prior to the Christian " Ilcrmannus Hugo, DC I'rima Originc Scrihendi, p. 211. Antwerpue, 1617.

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