All the images below are borrowed from the lovely Deckarsidorna and date from 1908 (first image) to 1965 (last image):
Thanks to Martin Klasch for clueing me in to this great collection!
Posted in Design & Paper, literature, Type, Vintage
Tagged animals, book covers, books, covers, death, Deckarsidorna, design, detective novels, Martin Klasch, mysteries, novels, svenska, Sweden, Swedish, Type, Vintage
rammar Can Be Fun was written by Munro Leaf and published in 1934. Clearly, it rules. You can pretty much always assume I’ll dig something that instills good grammar, especially if that something explains the difference between “well” and “good.” And especially if those explanations are accompanied by awesome illustrations. All images below found over at Curious Pages (amazing blog of lesser-known children’s books, which you must visit A.S.A.P.!) by way of Martin Klasch:
Posted in literature, Type, Vintage
Tagged adjectives, adverbs, books, children, Curious Pages, DailyDropCap, drawing, English, grammar, illustration, kids, literature, Martin Klasch, Munro Leaf, Type, verbs, Vintage
First image above found via MartinKlasch. All other images found via the always-inspiring WeLoveTypography.com.
The collage maker on Picasa has quickly become my new best friend.
Posted in art, collage, Design & Paper, French, literature, Type, Vintage
Tagged Andre Maurois, Bertrand Russell, book covers, books, collage, combs, Design & Paper, French, Good Citizen Alphabet, Jules Verne, literature, Martin Klasch, orange, Outsiders, Proust, Saint Joan, sport, Type, Vintage, We Love Typography
The following ABC illustrations by Staffan Wirén were borrowed from Martin Klasch’s Picasa album:
Posted in Design & Paper, Stationery & Cards, Vintage
Tagged ABCs, alphabet, animals, children, Design & Paper, illustration, kids, letters, Martin Klasch, Staffan Wiren, Sweden, Swedish, Vintage