"The text of this volume is a photographic reproduction of the first edition, published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1943." -- back cover
"This is an elementary introduction to the appearances (the outward and visible signs) of prints. It is not a history, and it contains no technical recipes or instructions for print making. Most of the time spent on it should be given to looking at its pictures." -- introduction
Beacon Paperback number fifty-seven.