Categories for Illustrated – Art, Photography, Architecture

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture

The Knave of Hearts Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish

Ladies and gentlemen, you are about to hear the truth of an old legend that has persisted wrongly through the ages; Read More

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture, Moderns

The Writer, the Painter, and the Department Store Tycoon

In 1929, George Macy (of department store fame) founded the Limited Editions Club press for the purpose of publishing beautiful livres d’artiste.  Artist’s books, which became especially popular in the… Read More

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture, Videos

Illustrating the Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare by John Boydell

Watch a short film narrated by Laura Minor on the 1803 elephant folio issue of this work, which features key scenes from the plays created by the most eminent English… Read More

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture, Science/Natural History, Videos

A Photographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way by Edward Emerson Barnard

Watch this short film featuring Rebecca Romney discussing the groundbreaking photography involved in the creation of this inspiring work.         Read More

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture

Les Dîners de Gala by Salvador Dalí

Giving new meaning to the term “celebrity chef,” artist Salvador Dalí released a fantastic cookbook in 1973, dedicated to his wife. The work, Les Dîners de Gala is an opulent,… Read More

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture

Spotlight: Blake’s “Visionary Heads” Drawing of Wat Tyler

You can see what I do if you choose. Work up imagination to the state of vision, and the thing is done. –William Blake Read More

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture, Rare Books 101, Videos

A visit from University of Iowa Special Collections

We had a special visit from the folks at the University of Iowa Special Collections last month during the Rare Books and Manuscripts Preconference of the ALA. University of Iowa’s… Read More

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture, Travel, Videos

The Story Behind The History of The Indian Tribes of North America

Watch this short film featuring Rebecca Romney, Manager, Bauman Rare Books, Las Vegas and the story behind the creation of one of the most famous illustrated histories by Thomas McKenney… Read More

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture, Science/Natural History

The Story Behind John James Audubon’s Birds of America

It was a chance encounter with nature artist Alexander Wilson that made John James Audubon realize he could make a living from selling his drawings featuring birds of America. At… Read More

by David Levine (www.travelbrochuregraphics.com)

Illustrated - Art, Photography, Architecture

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Destruction of The Box

Genius bordering on maniacal attention to detail defines the seventy-year career of the American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. A master of all of the tools at his disposal, Wright frequently… Read More