Early Advertising Alphabets

Early Advertising Alphabets

ISBN 13:  9780486284057

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Format  Paperback
Editor  Clarence P. Hornung
No. of Pages  160
Brand:  Dover Publications

Selection of high quality, usable graphic design elements ideal for reuse in print and web projects. In particular the advertising material of the nineteenth century is on show here in all its careful and ornate detail. Selected from archives of rare publications, the letters and ornaments in this volume represent the best of five centuries of typographic art and design.
Included: 60 handsome alphabets, many examples of decorative initials and a dazzling assortment of headings, scrolls and flourishes, rules and panels, ornaments, ribbons, cartouches and borders - ranging in origin from the 15th to the 20th centuries. The illustrations encompass a rich variety of styles and approaches to design and a broad array of useful sizes as well. Much of the material is unique and is not available elsewhere.
Summary : These are really classy and original graphic elements, roughly twenty to thirty per page, copyright-free.

Illustrations: 145 full pages of designs
Size: 229 x 305 mm
Copyright: Permission Free

ISBN 10: 0486284050

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