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  • Crooked Trailsby Frederic Remington

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    Born in 1861, Frederic Remington grew to become considered as one of the most important painters and premier illustrators of his time. Formally trained at the Yale School of Art and at the Art Students? League, he headed West due to health reasons. Although he was primarily an illustrator, working for many magazines such as Harper?s Weekly and Outing,... more...

  • Marilyn Monroe: Cover to Coverby Kidder

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 24.99

    The sensuality and glamour epitomized by Marilyn Monroe are immortalized in the pages of this book. More than 200 of Marilyn's most beautiful and memorable magazine cover appearances and showcased in full color, and are highlighted by life-revealing quotes, anecdotes and collectible values. Marilyn's persona, spirit and unrivaled allure are captured... more...

  • Balzac, Grandville, and the Rise of Book Illustrationby Dr Keri Yousif

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Examining how the rise of book illustration affected the historic hegemony of the word, Keri Yousif explores the complex literary and artistic relationship between the novelist Honoré de Balzac and the illustrator J. J. Grandville during the French July Monarchy (1830-1848). Both collaborators and rivals, these towering figures struggled for dominance... more...

  • Reading Victorian Illustration, 1855?1875by Dr Simon Cooke; Professor Paul Goldman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    In a reevaluation of that period in Victorian illustration known as 'The Sixties,' a distinguished group of international scholars consider the impact of illustration on the act of reading; its capacity to reflect, construct, critique and challenge its audience's values; its response to older graphic traditions; and its assimilation of foreign influences.... more...

  • Paul Brownby M. L. Biscotti

    Derrydale Press 2010; US$ 23.99

    Paul Brown is the definitive book on an artist who is widely regarded as the preeminent American illustrator of equestrian subjects. Based on extensive interviews with Brown's family, friends, and artistic contemporaries, Paul Brown includes a biography of the man and contains a complete listing of all the published works that include Brown's art... more...

  • Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists of the Twentieth Centuryby Jane Frank

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 135.00

    This biographical dictionary presents full information on 400 artists whose influence and illustrative contributions to the fields of science fiction and fantasy literature helped define the 20th century as the "Science Fiction Century" and helped established science fiction and fantasy as unique and identifiable genres. In addition to providing... more...

  • Visualizing Africa in Nineteenth-Century British Travel Accountsby Leila Koivunen

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    This study examines and explains how British explorers visualized the African interior in the latter part of the nineteenth century, providing the first sustained analysis of the process by which this visual material was transformed into the illustrations in popular travel books. At that time, central Africa was, effectively, a blank canvas for Europeans,... more...

  • A Picture Book Primerby Denise I. Matulka

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 40.00

    Everything you want to know about picture books can be found in this simple and handy guide--from what they are and how they evolved, to how they are designed and put together and how to use them. more...

  • The Mass Imageby Dr Gerry Beegan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 125.00

    The Mass Image situates the creation of the first photographically illustrated magazines within the social relations of the emerging popular culture of late Victorian London. It demonstrates how photomechanical reproduction allowed the illustrated press to envisage modern life on a much more intense scale than ever before. more...