November 29, 2009

Big Mouth Strikes Again

This post now resides on my other site 50 Watts:

November 27, 2009

November 25, 2009

La Danse Macabre

This post now resides on my other site 50 Watts:

November 24, 2009

Atomic Anadolu Pop - 25 Book Covers from Turkey

This post now resides on my other site 50 Watts:

November 23, 2009

Alexandra's Aquatints

This post now resides on my other site 50 Watts:

November 22, 2009

The Apocalyptic Longing

This post now resides on my other site 50 Watts:

November 20, 2009

The Holy Mountain of Contemporary Polish Posters

This post now resides on my other site 50 Watts:

November 18, 2009

Dood in Ecstasy - Dutch Mystery Covers

This post now resides on my other site 50 Watts:

November 17, 2009

November 16, 2009

All Sorts of Remedies

This post now resides on my other site 50 Watts:

November 15, 2009

November 12, 2009

Michelle Duckworth's Forest Party

This post now resides on my other site 50 Watts:

Sing Swan Song

This post now resides on my other site 50 Watts:

November 10, 2009

The bitter lapse into everyday life

This post now resides on my other site 50 Watts:

November 9, 2009

November 8, 2009

Egg Mong's Crew - Collages by Ouchtomsky

This post now resides on my other site 50 Watts:

November 7, 2009

Slovakian Expose III

This post now resides on my other site 50 Watts:

November 4, 2009

The Wonderful Wizards of Lodz

This post now resides on my other site 50 Watts:

The Sphinx

This post now resides on my other site 50 Watts:

November 3, 2009

Image Dive 5

A Journey Round My Skull is now 50 Watts
http://50watts.com/


I'm importing the archives to the new site and posting new material daily.

Please visit and update your links. Thanks.

***



Grosz cover for Sinclair book, from the collection of Richard Sica
George Grosz cover for a Sinclair book, from the collection of Richard Sica


book cover, Faulkner, Germany, 1951
book cover, Faulkner, Germany, 1951
left out of my Blickfang post because it's post-War


Otakar Mrkvička (1898-1957), book design - typography - cover photo montage for Albert Londres, Ebenová Země, 1933, Prague
Otakar Mrkvička (1898-1957), book design - typography - cover photo montage for Albert Londres, Ebenová Země, 1933, Prague (ebay find I think)

***

Medicine and Public Health - Model of man in Maze of Superstition exhibit 39-40
Medicine and Public Health - Model of man in Maze of Superstition exhibit 39-40


Medicine and Public Health - Model of man in Maze of Superstition exhibit 1939-40
Medicine and Public Health - Model of man in Maze of Superstition exhibit 1939-40

I was sad I couldn't find a reason to use the above two images for a Halloween post. I think they came from the bowels of the Library of Congress. I would love to know more about them.


Willem Sandberg 1935, early typography- Ned Muziekfeest
Willem Sandberg 1935, early typography- Ned Muziekfeest


Fantasy About Future _ Old Russian Kids Book 1962
Fantasy About Future, Russian kids' book, 1962
(ebay find. If I remember correctly, the interior illustrations don't live up to the cover.)


Madeleine Vionnet, puriste de la mode (lesartsdecoratifs)
Madeleine Vionnet, puriste de la mode
via Les Arts Decoratifs


Robert Preusser (1919-1992). Tree Animals, 1947
Robert Preusser (1919-1992). Tree Animals, 1947

***

Joan of Arc's vision.  [The archangel Michael announces to Joan her mission to save ...]  (1895)
Joan of Arc's vision. [The archangel Michael announces to Joan her mission to save ...] (1895)


Die Springwurzel.  [[Mandrake]]  (1884)
Die Springwurzel. [[Mandrake]] (1884)


Tentation de St. Antoine.  (1789-1819)
Tentation de St. Antoine. (1789-1819)


St. Denis bearing his head and halo (1896)
St. Denis bearing his head and halo (1896)

Pretty sure the above four images were found at nypl digital

***

Leon Spilliaert, 1920, Sailing Vessel at Sea
Leon Spilliaert, 1920, Sailing Vessel at Sea


Leon Spilliaert, Persian Lilacs, 1926
Leon Spilliaert, Persian Lilacs, 1926


Leon Spilliaert, The Open Door, 1945
Leon Spilliaert, The Open Door, 1945


Leon Spilliaert, Three Trees, 1944 (watercolor, indian ink)
Leon Spilliaert, Three Trees, 1944 (watercolor, india ink)


Leon Spilliaert, The Barrel Cart, 1927
Leon Spilliaert, The Barrel Cart, 1927

For reasons I can't quite remember, I abandoned a post about Leon Spilliaert. See more Belgian art at Giornale Nuovo.


John Little, Textured Leaves, wallpaper study, USA, c. 1960
John Little, Textured Leaves, wallpaper study, USA, c. 1960

a good time to plug the new-ish blog dotsandlinesarejustfine.blogspot.com, which presents beautiful fabrics and patterns




Ryotaro Shiba book cover
Ryotaro Shiba book cover

***

Four emblems of Archdukes Ferdinand and Charles of Austria, Houghton Library, MS Typ 109 1


Four emblems of Archdukes Ferdinand and Charles of Austria, Houghton Library, MS Typ 109 2


Four emblems of Archdukes Ferdinand and Charles of Austria, Houghton Library, MS Typ 109 3


Four emblems of Archdukes Ferdinand and Charles of Austria, Houghton Library, MS Typ 109 4

Four emblems of Archdukes Ferdinand and Charles of Austria, Houghton Library, MS Typ 109. From the Free Library of Philadelphia digital collection.



"Money" History - Russian Children Book 1965
"Money" History - Russian kids' book 1965


Oriental Fairy Tales & Myths Russian 1975
"Oriental Fairy Tales & Myths," Russia, 1975


50 años BAUHAUS - Exposición alemana bajo el patrocinio de la República Federal de Alemania - Buenos Aires 1970
50 años BAUHAUS - Exposición alemana bajo el patrocinio de la República Federal de Alemania - Buenos Aires 1970


Guinea-Bissau Fairy Tales Russian Kids Book 1976
Guinea-Bissau Fairy Tales, Russian kids' book, 1976


Cubierta de Alberti, illus. for Alberti, 1962
Cubierta de Alberti, illus. for R. Alberti book, 1962


3c Washington Type I single  (1851-1856)
3c Washington Type I single (1851-1856)


3c Washington Type I single  (1851-1856) 2
3c Washington Type I single (1851-1856)

I found the above two while looking for ghost images for one of the recent Alter-Gilbert translations. I have no memory of what they are.


Eje Wray cover, The Psychedelic Guide to the Preparation of the Eucharist
Eje Wray cover, Psychedelic Guide To The Preparation Of The Euchar by Robert E. Brown & Associates of the Neo American Church League for Spiritual Development and the Ultimate Authority of the Clear Light.

I found this while searching for info on Wray for the post "I've actually seen the next world."

***

Previous dives: 1, 2, 3, 4