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Vintage Travel Posters: Postcards

Скачать книгу (размер 116 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 24) Аннотация: Nostalgic poster images evoke a world of romance, glamour, and adventure. Twelve colorful postcards in a variety of early-20th-century styles offer appealing invitations to vacation at the New York World's Fair of 1939, Atlantic City, the beaches of California and the Mediterranean, Italy, France, and other exciting locales.

Steampunk: Postcards

Скачать книгу (размер 116 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 24) Аннотация: A campy redefinition of Victorian style, steampunk fashion blends elements of technology and romance. These 12 color postcards, created from authentic 19th-century graphics, abound in distinctive combinations of human and machine imagery. Original collages portray top-hatted gents and corseted ladies adrift in a sea of cogs, levers, and steam-powered machinery.

Keller Arthur: Illustrator's Sketchbook: Master Drawings from the Model

Скачать книгу (размер 483 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 96) Аннотация: In 1920, a well-known illustrator compiled hundreds of his preliminary studies of costumed models, photographed them, and produced two portfolios. The result is a revealing look into an expert's technique and, according to The New York Times, offer an opportunity to know a competent illustrator in his moments of preparation.

Gurney James: Dinotopia The World Beneath

Скачать книгу (размер 973 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 192) Аннотация: James Gurney's magnificent sequel to the bestselling Dinotopia returns in an anniversary hardcover edition. The World Beneath follows an intrepid band of Dinotopians — members of a society in which humans and animals peacefully coexist — as they explore a mysterious island. More than 160 full-color illustrations enhance this gripping adventure, in addition to a new Afterword and special…

Phillips George: Curvilinear Designs

Скачать книгу (размер 483 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 96) Аннотация: Originally published in the early Victorian era, this decorative tour de force marks the shift of popular taste from Neoclassicism, foreshadowing the development of Art Nouveau. An eclectic assembly of forty-seven engraved plates includes examples of Japanese and Hindustani styles as well as designs dating from the Gothic, Renaissance, and Elizabethan eras. Elaborate full-page illustrations…

Noble Marty: Mosaic Masterpieces

Скачать книгу (размер 320 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 64) Аннотация: An expert artist re-creates details from 31 historic mosaics in this magnificent coloring book. In addition to the works of Antoni Gaudi from Barcelona's Park Guell, the collection features ancient Roman and Islamic mosaics. Sources include synagogues, Christian basilicas, and mosques in Tunis, Ravenna, Venice, Jerusalem, and elsewhere. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only.

Gorky Maksim: Cheklash and Other Stories

Скачать книгу (размер 320 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 64) Аннотация: Three short stories from the great Russian writer, including the title story, in which a thieving vagrant takes on a young, unwilling apprentice; Twenty-six Men and A Girl, widely regarded as Gorky's best short story, which describes how a wretched crew of bakery workers destroy their only source of joy; and the ill-fated romance, Makar Chudra.

Gill Eric: Eric Gill's Masterpieces of Wood Engraving

Скачать книгу (размер 646 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 128) Аннотация: This original collection gathers the finest woodcuts of one of the most creative and prolific English artists of the early 20th century. Ranging from the religious to the erotic, featured designs include well-known images inspired by The Song of Songs, The Canterbury Tales, and the four Gospels. A feast for the eyes and an important and accessible reference.

Wilde Oscar: The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems

Скачать книгу (размер 320 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 64) Аннотация: Twenty-four important works, focusing on Wilde's poetic legacy, offer important clues to themes and subjects that preoccupied this gifted writer in other works. Includes The Ballad of Reading Gaol, a powerful indictment of the degradation and inhumanity of prison life; The Sphinx, The Grave of Keats, The Harlot's House, and 20 others.

Stevenson R.L.: Body Snatcher and Other Tales

Скачать книгу (размер 483 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 96) Аннотация: From the famed author of such popular adventure stories as Kidnapped and Treasure Island, come these 3 tales of horror and the supernatural. Contents include The Body Snatcher, a tale of grave-robbing; The Bottle Imp, a classic fable of being careful what you wish for; and The Merry Men, a story of Scottish islanders.

Blake William: Drawings of William Blake: 92 Pencil Studie

Скачать книгу (размер 901 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 178) Аннотация: From hasty sketches to remarkably detailed first drafts, these plates show the full range of Blake's troubled genius. Composed in the first flush of creativity, 92 plates showcase the artist's finest pencil drawings, selected from «Book of Job,» «Divine Comedy,» «Paradise Lost,» visionary heads, mythological figures, Laocoon, and more.

Lewis Carroll: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Скачать книгу (размер 1 258 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 248) Аннотация: This lovely hardcover edition conjures up marvelous visions of Carroll's fantasy world. Luxuriously illustrated with 92 watercolors, it's a wonderful introduction to Alice's adventures as well as a splendid volume for collectors. Available for sale in the United States only.

Flora Annie Steel: English Fairy Tales

Скачать книгу (размер 2 074 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 408) Аннотация: Featuring over 40 beloved tales, this gorgeous hardcover edition is profusely illustrated with some of Rackham's most accomplished black-and-white work, including many silhouettes — 16 full-page color plates are included as well.

Quiller-Couch Sir Arthur: Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures

Скачать книгу (размер 646 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 128) Аннотация: This wonderful survey of the famed artist's early work features 44 color plates in addition to several black-and-white vignettes and spot illustrations. Most of the images depict fantastic dwarfs, giants, elves, and fairies as well as naturalistic illustrations far removed from the fairy world. An elegant offering for all Rackham fans, this volume includes many long-unavailable pieces.


Скачать книгу (размер 116 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 24) Аннотация: From the works of Gustave Dore comes this striking gallery of 12 black-and-white postcards. Images from the master engraver's works include scenes from the Bible, Dante's Divine Comedy, Don Quixote, and characters from fairy and folk tales such as Puss in Boots, Little Red Riding Hood, and Fables of La Fontaine.

Wilcox R.Turner: Folk and Festival Costume: A Historical Survey with Over 600 Illustrations

Скачать книгу (размер 1 217 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 240) Аннотация: A treasury of ethnic dress, this book ranges from the Amish of Pennsylvania to the Zulu of South Africa. Alphabetical entries cover more than 150 countries and regions, each represented by six or more illustrations. Six hundred drawings include images of men, women, and children. Captions describe the costumes and their associated traditions. This is a reprint of the Charles Scribner's Sons, New…

Elder Jeremy: Race Against the Clock! Secret Agent Activity Book

Скачать книгу (размер 238 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 48) Аннотация: Which wire to cut on the ticking time bomb? How to figure out the password that will clear the checkpoint or open the safe? This activity book is loaded with 27 exciting espionage-related puzzles. Kids can engage in codebreaking, solve word searches, follow mazes, and figure out spot-the-difference challenges.

Atkinson Frank H.: Vintage Commercial Art and Design (+ CD-ROM)

Скачать книгу (размер 646 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 128) Аннотация: This versatile volume contains the essential graphic elements necessary to create vintage-style ads. Highlights from a pair of century-old sign-painting manuals include borders, frames, typography, and other images for creating advertisements with an authentic 1890s-1920s period flair. Plates from the two sourcebooks depict the material in its original usage, and a CD-ROM includes JPEGs of all…

Weller Alan: Fairies and Elves Vector Motifs (+ CD-ROM)

Скачать книгу (размер 238 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 48) Аннотация: Fantasy creatures abound in cultures worldwide. This collection of 300 vector images of both classical and contemporary fairies, elves, and other fantasy creatures comes from the European traditions as they have come to North America. Many of the illustrations are by Golden Age notables such as Arthur Rackham, Edmund Dulac, and Warwick Goble. These fanciful, beautifully rendered vector images…

Van Gogh: Postcards

Скачать книгу (размер 116 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 24) Аннотация: Twelve vibrant postcard images based on works by one the most popular artists of all time range from Sunflowers to The Starry Night. Colorful reproductions of other beloved paintings include La Berceuse, The Church at Auvers, Irises, Cafe Terrace at Night, Fishing Boats on the Beach, Self-Portrait, and more.