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Illustration of books

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View Resource Shakespeare in the Parlor

Shakespeare's works were quite popular within the United States from the time of the early colonies, but the first illustrated version of the bard's works did not appear until the 1840s. Between 1844 and 1847 Gulian C. Verplanck's "Shakespeare Plays" was published, complete with elaborate illustrations. This digital collection from the American Antiquarian Society brings together a range of...

http://www.americanantiquarian.org/Exhibitions/Printsinparlo...
View Resource 50 Watts

50 Watts is a website dedicated to book design and illustration. Curated by Will Schofield, who works in publishing and loves to collect books, the site features colorful art and design from around the world and across centuries. Visitors can search this impressive collection (over 800 works total) by Location or by a number of Groupings, including Children's Books, Comics, Ephemera, and Science...

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