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Pictorial Webster's free pdf This chunky volume features more than 1500 original engravings that illustrated the Webster's dictionaries of the 19th Century. Meticulously cleaned and restored by fine-press bookmaker Johnny Carerra, these engravings have been compiled into an infinitely fascinating artistic visual reference. Images of everything from Acorns to Zebras, Bell Jars to Velocipedes, are arranged alphabetically to create enigmatic juxtapositions of the items deemed important to the Victorian mind. Perfect for delighting and inspiring today's artists, designers, and anyone with an interest in visual history, "Pictorial Webster's" is a visually stunning reference on both the dictionary thought-process and on printing technique.

About Johnny Carrera

John Carrera is a printer, bookbinder, artist, and maker of fine-press books. He is the founder and proprietor of Quercus Press letterpress and bindery. He has taught and lectured extensively in the areas of book arts. His work is held in the special collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, Yale University, Boston Athenaeum, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the Smithsonian Institution Library, Stanford University, and many others. He is a member of the Letterpress Guild of New England and the Society of Printers.

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Author : Johnny Carrera
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Data Published : 26 August 2009
ISBN : 0811867188
EAN : 9780811867184
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 512 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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