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I Saw a Peacock with a Fiery Tail: 17th-Century British “Trick” Poetry Meets Die-Cut Indian Folk Art
I Saw a Peacock with a Fiery Tail: 17th-Century British “Trick” Poetry Meets Die-Cut Indian Folk Art

Exquisite storytelling as exquisite artifact.

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Her Idea: An Illustrated Allegory about Procrastination and the Creative Process
Her Idea: An Illustrated Allegory about Procrastination and the Creative Process

A charming all-ages picture book about the endless dance between idea and execution.

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100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design
100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design

From visual puns to the grid, or what Edward Tufte has to do with the invention of the fine print.

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René Magritte’s Little-Known Art Deco Sheet Music Covers from the 1920s
René Magritte’s Little-Known Art Deco Sheet Music Covers from the 1920s

From wallpaper to Golconda by way of Art Deco.

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Maurice Sendak’s Unreleased Drawings and Intaglio Prints
Maurice Sendak’s Unreleased Drawings and Intaglio Prints

What an American printmaker has to do with Mozart.

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Harry Clarke’s Haunting 1919 Illustrations for Edgar Allan Poe’s <em>Tales of Mystery and Imagination</em>
Harry Clarke’s Haunting 1919 Illustrations for Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Artful Edwardian-era erotica at the intersection of the whimsical and the macabre.

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