A British Library visual and highly illustrated introduction to woodcuts of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Packed with weird, wonderful, curious and original imagery - from strange sights and monsters, a "phantastik Age", damnable practices, drinking and carousing, murder and misfortune, wanton women and gallants - hundreds of dark, odd, political, historical images from this turbulent period.
Images include: dogs, monkeys, mermaids, beggars, merchants, floods and plagues, religious controversies, early printed pamphlets and many more fascinating windows into the past.
Illustrations: hundreds of original woodcuts
Author: Jon Crabb
Size: 155 mm x 220 mm
ISBN 13: 9780712356725