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- University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 50.00
How did the average American learn about art in the mid-nineteenth century? With public art museums still in their infancy, and few cities and towns large enough to support art galleries or print shops, Americans relied on mass-circulated illustrated magazines. One group of magazines in particular, known collectively as the Philadelphia pictorials,... more...
- Shell Education 2007; US$ 6.99
In this script, two friends make themselves flat to take on a tremendous school project. They travel to Egypt and China to learn important details that they can share with their class in a school project. The social studies connection for this script relates to studying different world cultures. 24pp. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95
Re-evaluating the period in Victorian illustration known as 'The Sixties,' this volume examines figures such as Frederick Sandys, Ford Madox Brown and George John Pinwell to consider the impact of illustration on the act of reading and the sensibilities of the reading public. The collection offers a detailed and provocative analysis of the... more...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95
How the rise of book illustration affected the historic hegemony of the word is the topic of Keri Yousif's study of the complex relationship between the novelist Honoré de Balzac and the illustrator J. J. Grandville. As Yousif shows, the industrialisation of the illustrated book spawned a triadic relationship between publisher, writer and... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 133.00
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...
- Springer 2005; US$ 65.00
Many of our most cherished childhood memories recall the pleasure of sitting in a big comfy chair while a doting parent reads from a lovingly illustrated picture book. Jack and the Bean Stalk, Little Red Riding Hood, Robinson Crusoe the colorful illustrations that decorated the pages of these stories remain forever captured in the minds eye. Once Upon... more...