TITLE: A TREASURY OF DESIGN FOR ARTISTS AND CRAFTSMEN: Pictorial Archive Series
AUTHOR: Gregory Mirow
PUBLISHER: Dover Publishing, NY, NY, Copyright 1969, Assumed 1st Edition, 1st Printing, No additional printings listed, No Number Line, ISBN13: 978-0486220024
ABOUT THIS BOOK: A Dover edition is designed for years of use! Every effort has been made to make this the best book possible. The paper is opaque, with minimal show-through; it will not discolor or become brittle with age. Pages are bound in the method traditionally used for the best books, and will not drop out. Books open flat for easy reference. The binding will not cract or split. This is a permanent book.
CONDITION: AS NEW, Looks unread and unused, No discernible wear, No creases on spine, Pages are crisp, clean, white and tight
DUST JACKET: None, As issued
ABOUT THE BOOK: If you are an artist or designer, craftworker or art student, the price of this volume may be the best investment you’ve ever made. It contains an incredibly rich collection of bright, modern design material that is immediately usable – all selected especially for this volume from historical periods that are popular today, and from such favorite styles as op art and art nouveau. And everything in this book is copyright free! Just select the designs you need, use them alone or in combination with other elements, apply them intact or altered to your needs, repeat individual item to form patterns. No permission or payment is required.
All the designs are in line, and can be used as they are or colored in to achieve new optial effects. Included are designs based on sprigs of flowers, fruits and vegetables, birds, animals, scenics; ancient motifs, Pennsylvania Dutch motifs, folk art of Mexico, South America, Scandinavia; dozens of paisley patterns; op art stripes, plaids and geometrics; art nouveau florals and medallions; designs suggestive of cross-stitching, antique valentines, snowflakes, quilt patterns. There is almost no limit to the ways in which this material can be used. It is suitable for textiles, wallpapers, commercial packaging, crewel work and needlework patterns, ornamental tiles and chinaware, stencil patterns, leather work, belt buckles and jewelry, book and record jackets. In fact, it will be useful in almost any instance where illustrative material is needed.