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Elisha Kirkall

(1681—1742) engraver


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Whose early, rather unsuccessful wood-engraved illustrations were followed by others in metal, printed relief. This technical advance allowed simultaneous printing with type, reaching its pinnacle in Samuel Croxall's Fables of Aesop and Others (1722).

From The Oxford Companion to the Book in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Bibliography.


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