"This volume is not a technical manual for specialists. It is intended rather to provide art-lovers, visitors to museums and exhibitions and collectors with a full description of the technique and history of lithograpy" -- Ink on a Stone [Introduction]
"This volume, which is the first in the series 'Craft and Art' ... was finished 18 October 1971. The series is directed by Pierre Bouffard and Nicholas Junod." -- colophon
Includes 8 tipped-in color plates of lithography reproductions.
Table of Contents -- Ink on a Stone -- The Stone -- The Work of the Artists -- Preparing the Stone -- Printing -- The Artist and the Lithographer -- Variations on Lithography -- Lithography Today -- The History of Lithography -- Hints for the Collector -- Synopsis -- Glossary of Technical Terms -- Select Bibliography -- Table of Illustrations -- Photographic Credits