A collection of 100 postcards, each featuring a different Pelican Book jacket. Covering subjects from socialism to sex, psychoanalysis to atomic physics, and featuring great thinkers ranging from Lord Byron to Karl Marx, Pelican brought accessible, intelligent books to a generation, making knowledge everybody's property
From the 1890s through the 1920s, the postcard was an extraordinarily popular means of communication, and many of the postcards produced during this "golden age" can today be considered works of art. Postcard photographers traveled the length and breadth of the nation snapping photographs of busy street scenes, documenting local landmarks, and assembling crowds of local children only too happy to pose for a picture. These images, printed as postcards and sold in general stores across the country, survive as telling reminders of an important era in America's history. This fascinating new history of New Orleans showcases more than two hundred of the best vintage postcards available.
The fanciful postcards, compiled from Raggedy Ann and More: Johnny Gruelle's Dolls and Merchandise, contain several previously unpublished images and show some of the rarest merchandise known to exist. The book depicts many of the most loved and sought-after creations of Johhny Gruelle.
Covering the length and breadth of South Australia, this traveler's companion helps intrepid trekkers find hidden wonders and learn about the history of the region. Fifty detailed accounts of where to find the best food and wine, tours and activities, and
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The Channel Nine Postcards team returns with more of their favourite South Australian locations. Highlights include a visit to the Coffin Bay oyster leases and the secrets of the Barossa Valley's Whispering Wall. Full of historical facts, maps and travel tips, this is the perfect glove box companion.