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Biscuit Tins 1868-1939: The Art of Decorative Packaging

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-- A fascinating book with stunning illustrations throughout<BR>-- Includes the work of artists such as Lucie Mabel Atwell and Owen Jones<BR>-- Written by an expert in the field of decorative art<P>Biscuit Tins is a fascinating book which documents the decorative, imaginative and frequently beautiful examples of some of the earliest marriages of art and commerce — a partnership that has evolved into the multi-million dollar industry of packaging and advertising that exists today.<P>The author brings enormous scholarship to bear on a subject which has remained relatively obscure, despite the fact that it represents one of the first reflections of popular art made available through a mass-produced object. Copies of this classic book sell for as much as $200.00. A reprint is much-needed and has long been awaited.

Synopsis:

A fascinating book which documents the decorative, imaginative and frequently beautiful examples of some of the earliest marriages of art and commerce.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781872727936
Author:
Franklin, M. J.
Publisher:
New Cavendish Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
Collectors and collecting
Subject:
History
Subject:
Advertising
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Antiques-General
Edition Description:
Revised
Publication Date:
20060731
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
10.84x11.52x.72 in. 3.04 lbs.

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Biscuit Tins 1868-1939: The Art of Decorative Packaging
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"Synopsis" by , A fascinating book which documents the decorative, imaginative and frequently beautiful examples of some of the earliest marriages of art and commerce.
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