Book Description: Thorough, comprehensive handbook covers materials and equipment, tools, printing papers, presses, and other essentials. Detailed instructions for etching — hard ground, soft ground, aquatint, sugar lift — engraving, drypoint, collagraphs, tuilegraphs, and the Blake transfer method. Profusely illustrated; also includes bibliography and updated list of suppliers. "Excellent, comprehensive . . . superbly organized." — AB Bookman's Weekly.