Usage examples for woodcuts

  1. D., with woodcuts and 40 plates. – Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects by C. V. Riley
  2. The woodcuts Messrs Virtue have allowed me to have copies of for a small royalty, and they will help the reader to realize parts of the text better than any verbal description. – Early English Meals and Manners by Various
  3. Story of the most noble and worthy Kynge Arthur, black letter, woodcuts, the title and several leaves in fac- simile, morocco extra, 1557, sm. – Book Collecting A Guide for Amateurs by John Herbert Slater
  4. The woodcuts in this book are exceptionally fine. – The Old English Herbals by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
  5. With several illustrative woodcuts. – Lucasta by Richard Lovelace
  6. With One Hundred and Thirty- seven full- page Plates and Woodcuts. – The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies by Walter Besant
  7. An entirely New Edition, with 59 Full- page and other Woodcuts. – The Great Musicians: Rossini and His School by Henry Sutherland Edwards
  8. In some few copies this work is illustrated with eight very large woodcuts, the most ambitious in some respects that had ever been attempted in England. – Fine Books by Alfred W. Pollard
  9. On this ebony he had pasted side by side several woodcuts- snipped from the newspapers- of the figures traced on the pieces of papyrus found in the mouths of the dead. – Prince Zaleski by M.P. Shiel
  10. The most remarkable of these in one respect or another are to be found delineated in the woodcuts on the preceding pages. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  11. The picture book of the time was merely an attempt to put into simple outline, by means of woodcuts, the religious drama, or dumb shows of the day. – Paul and the Printing Press by Sara Ware Bassett
  12. If the worst came to the worst, the affair would surely end in the most glaring and odious notoriety: in head- lines and daily reports even in London, in appalling pictures of every one concerned in every New York newspaper, even in baffled struggles to keep abominable woodcuts of themselves- Mr. Edward James Palford and Mr. James Matthew Grimby- from being published in sensational journalistic sheets! – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  13. With Eight Coloured Pictures and numerous Woodcuts. – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  14. They were issued in octavo form, and were evidently very hastily turned out from the press, type, woodcuts, and workmanship being of the worst description. – A Short History of English Printing, 1476-1898 by Henry R. Plomer
  15. They were illustrated with woodcuts or steel plates. – Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James
  16. The portrait- painter, he says, is trying to express the reality of the man himself but " he is not above taking hints from the book of life with its quaint old woodcuts." – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  17. The woodcuts are copied from the Herbarius zu teutsch, but they are inferior. – The Old English Herbals by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
  18. I was reminded of old woodcuts in a history of the French Revolution. – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  19. The Royal Irish Academy copies have the excellent woodcuts. – The Commercial Restraints of Ireland by John Hely Hutchinson
  20. The demand for portraiture, on the other hand, was increasing, whilst the growth of printing created a new field for design in the preparation of woodcuts for the illustration of books. – The Book of Art for Young People by Agnes Conway Sir Martin Conway