Ready-to-Use Old-Fashioned Illustrations of Books, Reading and Writing

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Ready-to-Use Old-Fashioned Illustrations of Books, Reading and Writing
A brilliant archive of images based around the themes of reading, writing, books, bookselling, printing, scribes, typewriters, libraries, a childs ABC, inks and inkpens, bookplates and hundreds of other images of literacy.
347 detailed often humorous cuts from rare turn-of-the-century sources depict men, women, children reading at desks, the beach,  under trees; writing with varied implements. Also spot illustrations and cartoons of ornate fountain pens, leather-bound books, cherubs and male and female fugures reading.
There is also a gallery of 20 distinguished literary figures: Voltaire, Shakespeare, Poe, Jonson, Thackery, Rabelais, Erasmus, Bronte, Dumas, Tennyson, Whitman, Cervantes, Trollope, Burns, Wordsworth, Byron, Dickens, Longfellow, Gutenberg, and Shelley. These are clear strongly printed and detailed engravings of these figures, in 5 - 10 cm high engravings.

Illustrations: 347
Author: Grafton
Size: 210 x 279
Format: Book
Copyright: Permission Free
Dispatch: Usually ships: same day.
ISBN 13: 9780486270937


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