Le Musée de l’Image – Epinal

février 25, 2015

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« Covering an area of 400 sq.m., the permanent exhibition hall presents the history of popular imagery from the 17th century onwards, its engravers, image-making centres, etc., and then proceeds to explain the functions of images: to edify, to entertain, to educate, to sell products… From religious images to morality tales for children, including propaganda images, […]

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Picturesque America – Appleton and Company

février 15, 2015

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Picturesque America documents the nineteenth century national passion for an aesthetic view of American scenery. With its nine hundred wood engravings and fifty steel engravings, it is considered to have had a lasting effect on both the growth of tourism and the historic preservation movement in the United States. After their publication in 1872 and […]

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Persuasion

février 12, 2015

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Jane Austen’s fiction manuscripts are the first significant body of holograph evidence surviving for any British novelist. They represent every stage of her writing career and a variety of physical states: working drafts, fair copies, and handwritten publications for private circulation. The manuscripts were held in a single collection until 1845, when at her sister […]

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Fish & sea

décembre 14, 2014

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Source https://hitone.wordpress.com/page/4/

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Chandler

novembre 23, 2014

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Cover & read peter mendelsund

septembre 7, 2014

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http://jacketmechanical.blogspot.fr/2012/06/picturing-books.html

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Frankenstein

août 31, 2014

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    <a href="https://soserendipity.files.wordpress.com/2014/     FrankensteinPublisher: Everyman’s Library. (March 31, 1992) Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Lion Book #146, 1953. Horror novel gets sexy cover treatment. – See more at: http://pulpfictioncoffeehouse.com/portfolio/frankenstein/#sthash.92XNzp6E.dpuf http://newadventuresofdesdinova.blogspot.fr/2013/10/worst-frakenstein-book-cover-ever.html 

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