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5 (Mostly) Vintage Children’s Books by Iconic Graphic Designers
5 (Mostly) Vintage Children’s Books by Iconic Graphic Designers

Saul Bass, Milton Glaser, Paula Scher, Bruno Munari, Paul Rand.

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Plink Plink! Celebrate World Water Day with Vintage Children’s Illustrations circa 1954
Plink Plink! Celebrate World Water Day with Vintage Children’s Illustrations circa 1954

A marvelous mid-century homage to Earth’s lifeblood.

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Scrap Irony: Irreverent Illustrated Cultural Commentary by Edward Gorey circa 1961
Scrap Irony: Irreverent Illustrated Cultural Commentary by Edward Gorey circa 1961

What the physiological effects of space flight have to do with the art of courtship and the Oedipus complex.

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The Unwilling Tourist: Vintage Czech Illustration Captures the Life of the Refugee
The Unwilling Tourist: Vintage Czech Illustration Captures the Life of the Refugee

What the dawn of the Czech avant-garde has to do with UN statistics and outsmarting Hitler.

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The Man Who Invented the Future: Stunning Vintage Illustrations of Jules Verne’s Visionary Imaginings
The Man Who Invented the Future: Stunning Vintage Illustrations of Jules Verne’s Visionary Imaginings

From the surface of the moon to the bottom of the ocean, a visual tour of a visionary mind.

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Little 1: Paul Rand’s Sweet Vintage Children’s Book About Numbers, Soulmates, and Belonging
Little 1: Paul Rand’s Sweet Vintage Children’s Book About Numbers, Soulmates, and Belonging

A mid-century love story about the loneliest number, its quest for belonging, and its eternal soulmate.

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The Seven Lady Godivas: Dr. Seuss’s Little-Known “Adult” Book of Nudes
The Seven Lady Godivas: Dr. Seuss’s Little-Known “Adult” Book of Nudes

What Peeping Toms have to do with failure and the expectations of genius.

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The Little Red Hen: Andy Warhol’s Pre-Pop 1958 Children’s Illustration
The Little Red Hen: Andy Warhol’s Pre-Pop 1958 Children’s Illustration

How to own “a Warhol” for under $5, part deux.

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Savoy Cocktail Book: Retro Recipes for Drinks from the 1920s-1930s
Savoy Cocktail Book: Retro Recipes for Drinks from the 1920s-1930s

Derby Fizzes, Gin Daisies, Harvard Coolers, and other Prohibition-era treats for your next dinner party.

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Philippe Halsman’s Iconic Jump Portraits
Philippe Halsman’s Iconic Jump Portraits

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