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illustration

Medical communication A photograph, print, drawing, plate, diagram, facsimile, map, table, or other representation or systematic arrangement of data designed to elucidate or decorate the contents of a publication. See National Library of Medicine.
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While such illustrative work is fascinating, in a work whose provenance is the illustrated book itself, and whose limited space necessarily demands selectivity, one wonders about the rationale which gives textual space to cartoonists such as Frank Bellamy and George Heath, who are not really book illustrators, while omitting any data on Alan Odle, who is mentioned in a number of entries on other artists but receives none for himself apart from the reference `See Houfe.
Before his death in 1956, he had published almost 300 illustrated books.
Illustrated books which are so very popular with everybody are extremely sensitive in terms of their colour plates.
The distribution of Phaidon s specialist art books is a perfect fit with the range and quality of our existing illustrated book publishers.
But Abelardo Morrell's Diirer Painting, 1995, and The Coliseum by Piranesi, 1995, which might have looked unremarkable elsewhere, revealed a clever understanding of the collusion/opposition between a single framed picture and consecutively bound illustrations, folding and tilting multiple pages of illustrated books so that they might be captured within the unified picture plane of the photograph.
1995 provided the needed stimulus with exhibitions of prints, drawings, and illustrated books.
All explore the poet and dramatist's multifaceted career through photographs, illustrated books, manuscripts, film, and, of course, art.