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Image for Fun Without Vulgarity Victorian and Edwardian Popular Entertainment Posters

Fun Without Vulgarity Victorian and Edwardian Popular Entertainment Posters

By: Catherine Haill

Price: $9.99

Publisher: London, UK, The Stationery Office: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1867


Unread, unmarked. 80 pages of color plates plus 12 b&w illustrations. Bibliography, index of artists. This book is a collection of 80 entertainment posters from England which were produced during the last twenty years of the 19th century and the first decade of the 20th century. In the history of popular entertainment, none is more recognized than the British Music Hall. This selection of posters, from the archives of the Public Record Office at Kew, takes us back to an ... View more info

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Cocoa and Corsets A Selection of Late Victorian and Edwardian Posters and Showcards

By: Jubb, Michael

Price: $17.99

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, HMSO: 1993

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 5340


New, unread.. Behind this intriguing title is an equally intriguing book - a collection of 80 turn of the century advertising posters and cards reproduced in magnificent color. The advertisements range from cocoa, corsets, cigarettes, inner tubes, to toothpaste, beer, soup and furniture polish. Collectors, young and old, will be taken by this selection of posters and cards. An introductory section to each chapter discusses the development of mass market advertising in Br... View more info

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Persuading the People: British Government Information in WWII

By: Osley, Anthony

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, HMSO: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3647


New, unread, minimal shelf wear. During the Second World War, the British government engaged in a massive publicity campaign to maintain civilian morale at a time when the country was faced with air raids, food rationing and fuel shortages. The campaign used film, stills, advertisements, extracts from radio broadcasts, and publications to promote the war effort. 92 pp of text illus. with b/w photos plus 40 pp of color photos. View more info

Currier & Ives: Printmakers to the American People (Special Edition)

By: Peters, Harry T.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran: 1942

Seller ID: 8976


Square spine, tight hinges and joints, straight and sharp corners. Missing dj. Clean, unmarked text. ; 252 pages View more info

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The Print Collector's Quarterly Vol. 25, No. 2, April, 1938

By: Stubbs, A. H. (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kansas City, The Print Collector's Quarterly: 1938

Seller ID: 10105


Wraps are slightly larger than the text block on three sides, and those edges have small tears and chips. Clean, unmarked text. Light, unobtrusive library stamp to front wrap, no internal stamps or other library markings. Well illustrated throughout. Contents: Rockwell Kent, by Carl Zigrosser; Van Dyck's Portrait of Jan de Wael, by Osbert H. Barnard; Frank W. Benson the Etcher, by Samuel Chamberlain; William Blake's Canterbury Pilgrims, by Robert McDonald; Felix Buhot's ... View more info

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Bon Voyage Edwardian Travel Posters

By: Wigg, Julia

Price: $14.99

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, The Stationery Office: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 692


Unread, unmarked. This is an excellent collection featuring reproductions of the handbills and posters used by the railroads and steamships of England and the London Underground in the first decade of the twentieth century. Bon Voyage! features reproductions of sixty full-color travel posters taken directly from the archives of late Victorian and Edwardian advertising material held in the Public Record Office at Kew in England. These posters are a mini-history of an age ... View more info