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A Cat-Hater’s Handbook: Irreverent Vintage Gem Illustrated by Tomi Ungerer
A Cat-Hater’s Handbook: Irreverent Vintage Gem Illustrated by Tomi Ungerer

An ailurophobe’s delight circa 1982.

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Celebrating Cassandre: Gorgeous Vintage Posters by One of History’s Greatest Graphic Designers
Celebrating Cassandre: Gorgeous Vintage Posters by One of History’s Greatest Graphic Designers

“He translated the essence of a thing — like a train, a ship, or a person — to the most ‘graphic’ expression.”

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How People Earn and Use Money: Vibrant Vintage Illustrations from 1968
How People Earn and Use Money: Vibrant Vintage Illustrations from 1968

“Before spending money a person should be sure he is doing the right thing.”

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The Strange Story of William Faulkner’s Only Children’s Book
The Strange Story of William Faulkner’s Only Children’s Book

A rare vintage treasure, with stunning black-and-white illustrations and a side of controversy.

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Eleanor Roosevelt’s Little-Known Children’s Book About Christmas and Hope Amid Humanity’s Darkest Hour
Eleanor Roosevelt’s Little-Known Children’s Book About Christmas and Hope Amid Humanity’s Darkest Hour

“The times are so serious that even children should be made to understand that there are vital differences in people’s beliefs which lead to differences in behavior.”

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How Chemistry Works, in Gorgeous 19th-Century Diagrams
How Chemistry Works, in Gorgeous 19th-Century Diagrams

Illustrated retro reactions from the father of Popular Science.

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The Art of Richard Feynman: The Great Physicist’s Little-Known Sketches and Drawings, Collected by His Daughter
The Art of Richard Feynman: The Great Physicist’s Little-Known Sketches and Drawings, Collected by His Daughter

“I wanted to convey an emotion I have about the beauty of the world…this feeling about the glories of the universe.”

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British vs. American Politics in Minimalist Vintage Infographics
British vs. American Politics in Minimalist Vintage Infographics

A visual time-capsule of political parallels and contrasts.

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How People Live In The Suburbs: A Vintage Illustrated Gem
How People Live In The Suburbs: A Vintage Illustrated Gem

“Swinging is a good time to close your eyes and make-believe.”

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The Little Golden Book of Words: A Rare Illustrated Gem from 1948
The Little Golden Book of Words: A Rare Illustrated Gem from 1948

Places to go, things to do, people to meet, and other illustrated essentials of daily living.

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