Dover Publications, Inc

Dover Publications, Inc

Dover Publications, Inc.

31 East 2nd Street, Mineola, NY 11501 1-800-233-3130

Dover Publications is famous for their design books. Now they have released a new series of design and illustration books that include an accompanying CD of electronic clip art containing all the images presented in the book along with the very special and ‘user friendly’ Dover Design Manager system allowing the reader to easily browse, print, crop, and rotate the images. Among the newest titles in this outstanding Dover Publications series are “Beardsley Illustrations: 221 Royalty-Free Designs” (0486997707, $14.95 showcasing the work of Aubrey Beardsley whose exotic renderings of the sensual and the grotesque shocked London society in the 1890s and have continued endured in popularity as magazine cover designs, title pages, and poster art. “Victorian Goods And Merchandise: 949 Royalty-Free Designs (0486997898, $14.95) showcases images drawn from rare nineteenth-century periodicals and organized into categories ranging from Victorian era gardening, music, photography and sports, to stationery, writing supplies, foot items, and more. “Victorian Women’s Fashion Photos: 239 Royalty-Free Designs” (0486997774, $14.95) showcases period photographs of women’s Victorian era clothing ranging from the 1840s to 1900 and will be of especial interest to costume designers and students of women’s fashion. “Historic Fashion From Around The World: 96 Royalty-Free Designs” (0486998118, $19.95) offers a unique survey of more than 400 years of ‘high fashion’ ranging from the late fifteenth century to the mid-1800s as revealed in portraits by celebrated artists ranging from Durer and Titian to Rubens and van Dyck, making this an indispensable reference for students of fashion history, commercial artists, and costume designers. “Gibson Girl Illustrations: 200 Royalty-Free Designs” (0486997634, $14.95) showcases the turn-of-the-century illustrations of Charles Dana Gibson who became renowned for his ability to capture the style and spirit of the American woman in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth society. Drawn from period advertising, catalogs, posters, newsletters and other Gibson projects, this is a ‘must’ for students of American art history as well as costume designers and students of American women’s fashions.

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