By John M. Carrera
Featuring over 200 engravings that originally graced the pages of Webster's dictionaries in the 19th century, this pocket volume is an irresistible treasure trove for art lovers, designers, and anyone with an interest in visual history. Meticulously cleaned and restored by fine-press bookmaker Johnny Carrera, the engravings in Pictorial Webster's have been compiled into an alluring and unusual visual reference guide for the modern day.
This compact, portable reference is perfect gift for scholars, designers, and anyone with a taste for the antique. Ranging from the mysterious to the iconic, the visual curiosities in this pocket-sized volume offer a wellspring of creative inspiration. While appealing to adults, kids will love the interesting words and intriguing illustrations.
- 208 pages, 5-1/2 x 3-1/2 x 2/3 inches
- Over 200 b&w illustrations