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Product Description: "Author Jeff A. Menges has done a superb job of choosing a fantastic array of artists, providing representative and dazzling examples of their work and presenting them with succinct, erudite commentary that introduces you to each artist and puts them in the context of their time...read more

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9780486430812 | Dover Pubns, November 16, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: "Author Jeff A.

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Product Description: Advances in technology are often accompanied by a flowering of creative expression, and the turn of the twentieth century witnessed exactly such union of art and commerce. The Golden Age of Illustration arose from improvements in printing techniques that introduced a sudden explosion of color in books and magazines...read more
By Jeff A. Menges (editor)

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9780486497938, titled "Golden Age Illustrations of W. Heath Robinson" | Dover Pubns, July 17, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Advances in technology are often accompanied by a flowering of creative expression, and the turn of the twentieth century witnessed exactly such union of art and commerce.

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Product Description: Everything old is new again with the wildly imaginative graphics inspired by steampunk's mixture of antique and modern styles. Four colorful, easy-to-apply (and remove) tattoos depict a variety of steampunk standbys, including an airship, a winged emblem, and an intriguing mix of wrenches, gears, and clockworks...read more

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9780486499093 | Dover Pubns, September 19, 2012, cover price $1.50 | About this edition: Everything old is new again with the wildly imaginative graphics inspired by steampunk's mixture of antique and modern styles.

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Product Description: Few books of the past 200 years have captured the imagination of illustrators as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland has. The original edition of Lewis Carroll's 1865 masterpiece featured 42 woodblock engravings by John Tenniel. Created in close collaboration with the author, Tenniel's visions of the young heroine and her extraordinary encounters were but the first of many interpretations of Wonderland...read more
By Mark Burstein (introduced by) and Jeff A. Menges (editor)

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9780486482040 | Dover Pubns, March 14, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Few books of the past 200 years have captured the imagination of illustrators as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland has.

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Product Description: Before Andrew and Jamie, there was N. C. Wyeth. The star student of Howard Pyle's Brandywine School, Newell Convers Wyeth (1882–1945) created more than 3,000 illustrations in the course of his career. This original full-color collection focuses on his most popular illustrations, featuring early works that date from 1910-30...read more
By Jeff A. Menges (editor) and N. C. Wyeth

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9780486472959 | Dover Pubns, September 14, 2011, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Before Andrew and Jamie, there was N.

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Product Description: From the works of the English language's greatest playwright comes this stunning gallery of immortal scenes: Romeo and Juliet on the balcony, mad Ophelia wreathed in flowers, Macbeth's encounter with the witches, and other vignettes...read more
By Edmund Dulac (illustrator), Jeff A. Menges (editor), Arthur Rackham (illustrator) and Charles Robinson (illustrator)

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9780486478906 | Dover Pubns, July 19, 2011, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: From the works of the English language's greatest playwright comes this stunning gallery of immortal scenes: Romeo and Juliet on the balcony, mad Ophelia wreathed in flowers, Macbeth's encounter with the witches, and other vignettes.

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Product Description: Rooted in tales both ancient and modern, these vibrant images date from the early twentieth century's Golden Age of Illustration. Edmund Dulac, a prominent artist of the period, created them for books published between 1905 and 1928...read more

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9780486479118 | Dover Pubns, June 16, 2011, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Rooted in tales both ancient and modern, these vibrant images date from the early twentieth century's Golden Age of Illustration.

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Product Description: Recapture the power and majesty of classical mythology's immortals with these four large tattoos. Images include Poseidon, the Earthshaker, lord of the seas and storms; Ares, frenzied god of war and battles; Artemis, virgin goddess of the hunt; and the mightiest of all the gods, the thunderbolt-wielding Zeus...read more

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9780486481852 | Dover Pubns, March 17, 2011, cover price $1.50 | About this edition: Recapture the power and majesty of classical mythology's immortals with these four large tattoos.

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Product Description: A prominent figure in the Victorian art world, Walter Crane not only participated in the late nineteenth century's publishing revolution but also led the way toward the Golden Age of Illustration. Crane was instrumental in the transition from simple black-and-white illustrations for children's books to gallery-quality artwork...read more

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9780486475868, titled "The Art & Illustration of Walter Crane" | Dover Pubns, November 18, 2010, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A prominent figure in the Victorian art world, Walter Crane not only participated in the late nineteenth century's publishing revolution but also led the way toward the Golden Age of Illustration.

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Product Description: Henry Justice Ford is best known for his collaboration with Andrew Lang on a popular series of twelve "Color" fairy tale books published at the turn of the twentieth century. The artist and the folklorist also worked together on books with settings ranging from the Middle Ages through the eighteenth century, including The Red Book of Animal Stories and The Book of Saints and Heroes...read more

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9780486472904 | Dover Pubns, April 21, 2010, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Henry Justice Ford is best known for his collaboration with Andrew Lang on a popular series of twelve "Color" fairy tale books published at the turn of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: This thrilling showcase of terrifying creatures features 16 splendid stained glass images that range from the bloodthirsty Vampire and the beastly Werewolf to the Phantom of the Opera, Headless Horseman, Flying Dutchman, and other spooky characters...read more

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9780486474526 | Clr csm edition (Dover Pubns, September 22, 2009), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: This thrilling showcase of terrifying creatures features 16 splendid stained glass images that range from the bloodthirsty Vampire and the beastly Werewolf to the Phantom of the Opera, Headless Horseman, Flying Dutchman, and other spooky characters.

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Product Description: Nearly 150 beguiling images — dozens of them in full color — feature Rhine maidens and sea fairies as well as scores of winsome mermaids. Sources for this unique collection include Victorian and Pre-Raphaelite art, images from the Golden Age of Illustration, and stories such as Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid, Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué's Undine, and Wagner's Ring cycle...read more
By Jeff A. Menges (editor)

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9780486990361, titled "Mermaids & Other Inhabitants of the Deep" | Cdr/pap edition (Dover Pubns, August 3, 2009), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Nearly 150 beguiling images — dozens of them in full color — feature Rhine maidens and sea fairies as well as scores of winsome mermaids.

By Jeff A. Menges (editor)

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9780486990040 | Mac win pa edition (Dover Pubns, September 22, 2009), cover price $19.95

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Product Description: Welcome to a magical world of enchanting "little people"—from gossamer-winged fairies and sprightly elves to trolls, goblins, and headless dwarves, plus familiar favorites such as Thumbelina, Tom Thumb, and Rumpelstiltskin. Selected from rare historical sources that date from 1870 to 1930, 243 meticulously detailed, black-and-white images feature the most legendary names from the Golden Age of Illustration, including Pogány, Batten, Goble, and other artists...read more
By Jeff A. Menges (editor)

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9780486990095 | Pap/cdr edition (Dover Pubns, June 22, 2009), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Welcome to a magical world of enchanting "little people"—from gossamer-winged fairies and sprightly elves to trolls, goblins, and headless dwarves, plus familiar favorites such as Thumbelina, Tom Thumb, and Rumpelstiltskin.

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Product Description: It doesn't get any scarier than this—a quartet of Movieland's most terrifying monsters, transformed into bloodcurdling body art. Every night is fright night when you join forces with such fiendish characters as Frankenstein, Count Dracula, the Werewolf, and the Mummy...read more

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9780486471334 | Stk edition (Dover Pubns, February 19, 2009), cover price $1.50 | About this edition: It doesn't get any scarier than this—a quartet of Movieland's most terrifying monsters, transformed into bloodcurdling body art.

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Product Description: A prodigiously talented pair of English twins, the Detmold brothers shared an intense passion for drawing and observing animals. As young children, they began sketching at the Zoological Gardens in London, displayed their work at the Royal Academy by the time they were 13, and published their first book of illustrations soon after...read more

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9780486468778 | Dover Pubns, January 15, 2009, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A prodigiously talented pair of English twins, the Detmold brothers shared an intense passion for drawing and observing animals.

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Product Description: This enchanting gallery transports viewers to a fairy tale world — an ageless fantasy realm inhabited by characters from favorite folktales and depicted by renowned artists. Lovingly reproduced from rare early editions, more than 180 illustrations portray scenes from stories by the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, and other sources, including ancient Celtic and Norse legends...read more
By Jeff A. Menges (editor)

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9780486468303 | Dover Pubns, September 25, 2008, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: This enchanting gallery transports viewers to a fairy tale world — an ageless fantasy realm inhabited by characters from favorite folktales and depicted by renowned artists.

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Product Description: A galleon of  glow-in-the-dark tattoos includes infamous symbols of the cutlass-wielding rovers of the high seas: swords, skulls, and coveted pirate booty! An array of sizes and styles are available for safe and easy decoration of arms, legs, wrists, shoulders, and chests...read more

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9780486468051 | Dover Pubns, August 8, 2008, cover price $1.99 | About this edition: A galleon of  glow-in-the-dark tattoos includes infamous symbols of the cutlass-wielding rovers of the high seas: swords, skulls, and coveted pirate booty!

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Product Description: The exuberant art of Gustave Doré (1832–83) has influenced romantics and realists around the world. A self-taught child prodigy who met with early and resounding success, Doré ranks among the most prolific and popular illustrators of all time...read more
By Jeff A. Menges (editor)

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9780486465425 | Dover Pubns, July 24, 2008, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: The exuberant art of Gustave Doré (1832–83) has influenced romantics and realists around the world.

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Product Description: According to legend, a resourceful bride won a stay of execution by captivating a sultan with a series of fantastic tales—and after 1,001 nights, the sultan could not bear to part with his storyteller. More than a thousand years later, readers continue to fall under the spell of the romantic adventures known as the Arabian Nights...read more
By Jeff A. Menges (editor)

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9780486465227 | Dover Pubns, June 26, 2008, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: According to legend, a resourceful bride won a stay of execution by captivating a sultan with a series of fantastic tales—and after 1,001 nights, the sultan could not bear to part with his storyteller.

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Product Description: Eight all-original tattoos of swashbuckling pirate designs! A galleon of full-color tattoos includes infamous symbols of the cutlass-wielding rovers of the high seas: swords, skulls, and coveted pirate booty! An array of sizes and styles are available for safe and easy decoration of arms, legs, wrists, shoulders, and chests...read more

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9780486465678 | Act edition (Dover Pubns, February 29, 2008), cover price $1.50 | About this edition: Eight all-original tattoos of swashbuckling pirate designs!

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Product Description: Through his extraordinarily drawn interpretations of favorite fairy tales and fantastic literature, Arthur Rackham (1867–1939) remains an enduring legend of the Victorian era's Golden Age of Illustration. Rackham took the printing developments of the early twentieth century further than any other artist of his time, masterfully manipulating the latest color processes...read more
By Jeff A. Menges (editor)

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9780486460239, titled "Rackham's Fairies, Elves & Goblins" | Dover Pubns, December 26, 2007, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Through his extraordinarily drawn interpretations of favorite fairy tales and fantastic literature, Arthur Rackham (1867–1939) remains an enduring legend of the Victorian era's Golden Age of Illustration.

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Product Description: In his brief and troubled life, Edgar Allan Poe (1809–49) was as haunted by tragedy and loss as he was plagued by poverty, illness, and alcoholism. Poe's personal misfortunes doubtless influenced the dark romanticism of his work. Obsessed with death, decay, and madness, he created compelling narratives of characters trapped in perverse situations...read more

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9780486457468 | Dover Pubns, August 31, 2007, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In his brief and troubled life, Edgar Allan Poe (1809–49) was as haunted by tragedy and loss as he was plagued by poverty, illness, and alcoholism.

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