Summer Reading Sale
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | July 24, 2014

Jessica Valenti: IMG Full Frontal Feminism Revisited



It is arguably the worst and best time to be a feminist. In the years since I first wrote Full Frontal Feminism, we've seen a huge cultural shift in... Continue »
  1. $11.90 Sale Trade Paper add to wish list

spacer

This item may be
out of stock.

Click on the button below to search for this title in other formats.


Check for Availability
Add to Wishlist

Biscuit Tins 1868-1939: The Art of Decorative Packaging

Biscuit Tins 1868-1939: The Art of Decorative Packaging Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

-- 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.

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Art » General
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Antiques » General
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Household Collectibles

Biscuit Tins 1868-1939: The Art of Decorative Packaging
0 stars - 0 reviews
$ In Stock
Product details 168 pages New Cavendish Books - English 9781872727936 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A fascinating book which documents the decorative, imaginative and frequently beautiful examples of some of the earliest marriages of art and commerce.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.