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An ideal sourcebook for artists and designers, this collection comprises a cornucopia of appealing royalty-free designs, illustrations, and embellishments, brought together from a rare catalog published by a note French typography foundry at the turn of the last century. More than 100 of the best plates from that catalog — containing over 3,200 clear, detailed illustrations and covering an enormous range of subjects — have been painstakingly reproduced in this volume. Among the eye-catching spot illustrations and motifs included here are fruits, flowers, plants, and trees; animals; playing cards; angels, saints, and religious motifs; musical instruments; carriages and sailing vessels; sporting events; household furnishings and equipment; hats, shoes, parasols, and other clothing items; military figures in full garb; and much more. Here also are ornamental borders, elaborate mortised cuts, banners, wreaths, and a host of other line are ideal for framing, embellishing, or calling attention to printed matter. This comprehensive selection of charming cuts from a bygone era will provide artists and illustrators with a nearly inexhaustible supply of royalty-free graphics awash in period ambience — perfect for use in catalogs, brochures, newsletters, and a host of other artistic and print projects.
3200 b&w line illustrations
3200 b&w line illustrations
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
No one can imagine the great format of this book because each type of feature are divided separately. From vehicles, animals, wreaths and banners, military men, and sporting events, this book has it all! You can't afford not to get a copy of this book, different types of vehicle models shown, as well as different sporting events. If you are looking for a variety of banners and wreaths then this book is for you! Animals that now extinct comes alive in this book! Wonderful book with fascinating pictures not seen before! Lucky to be the first person writing this product!
Has a good variety of items but many are way too small to do much with, even if you scan and enlarge.
rubbish without color,all the pictures could be found on the internet. don't buy it next time. otherwise you be disappointed.
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