The Tamarind Book of Lithography: Art & Techniques by Antreasian & Adams 1971 Ed

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Rare 1971 Edition - The Tamarind Book of Lithography: Art & Techniques by Garo Antreasian and Clinton Adams 

This vintage lithography book is a treasure trove of knowledge for artists, printmakers, and art enthusiasts alike. Garo Antreasian and Clinton Adams, both prominent figures in the world of lithography, have meticulously compiled a comprehensive guide that covers everything from the history of lithography to step-by-step techniques.

Inside, you'll find:

  • In-depth explanations of lithography processes
  • Detailed illustrations and examples of lithographic prints
  • Insights into the artistic and technical aspects of lithography
  • Historical context and evolution of lithography as an art form

Key Specifications:

Publisher: Harry A Abrams, Inc.

Publication Date: 1971

Approx. Dimensions: 12" T x 9" W x 1-5/8" Thick

Sold as is. No warranty from seller. No Returns.

CONDITION NOTE: Used, in good condition for a vintage book that is over 50 years old. This book does not have any visible wear, bent pages, markings (except for signed by someone on inside front cover), or tears that I could see (see pictures). There are stains on the outside page edges and near the binding on the front and back inside pages of the book (see pictures). This listing includes the color dust jacket which is in good condition except for edge wear and a 1" tear on the front right lower corner (see pictures). While I didn't check every page, I did find some markings on page 387 (see picture). See full description and all detailed pictures (zoom-able) to know what you are purchasing. 


Author Biographies:

Garo Antreasian: Garo Antreasian (1922-2018) was a renowned American artist and printmaker. He played a pivotal role in the revival of lithography in the United States during the 20th century. Antreasian's work is celebrated for its technical mastery and artistic innovation, and he was a key figure in the Tamarind Lithography Workshop, which greatly contributed to the lithographic renaissance in America.

Clinton Adams: Clinton Adams (1918-2002) was an esteemed American artist, educator, and printmaker. He was a prolific lithographer and an influential figure in the world of printmaking. Adams made significant contributions to the development of lithography as an art form and was instrumental in the success of the Tamarind Lithography Workshop.