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Since its publication in 2009, Pictorial Webster's has captivated legions of readers with its vintage charm. Now a selection of over 200 gorgeous engravings that once graced the pages of 19th-century Webster's dictionaries are gathered in this tiny treasure trove of visual wonders. This compact, portable reference is perfect for stuffing in the stockings of 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. With a tactile package that reproduces the old-world allure of the original, Pictorial Webster's Pocket Dictionary is a little gem of a book.

About the Author

John M. Carrera is founder and proprietor of Quercus Press letterpress and bindery, and the author of Pictorial Webster's: A Visual Dictionary of Curiosities. He lives in Maryland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781452101644
Author:
Carrera, John M
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Author:
Carrera, John M.
Subject:
Art - General
Subject:
Reference - Dictionaries
Subject:
Dictionaries
Publication Date:
20120822
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
5.75 x 3.75 x 0.75 in 0.45 lb

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