A collection of gay interest images, role models.... transvestites, female impersonators, cross dressors, actors, models, camp and macho men, plus classic gay idols, theatrical divas, and pin-ups... More > such as Sarah Bernhardt, Rudolf Nurayev, Josephine Baker and Marlene Dietrich.
Dozens of vintage photos, posters and postcards from the early 1900s, digitized and compiled as an e-book / slideshow album. Highly unusual and entertaining! Great gift, ice breaker or screen branding statement.
In PDF ebook format, with optional rolling slideshow functionality and random transition effects between images! In presentation mode this e-book makes a novel alternative to a screensaver.< Less
A collection of over 100 classic risqué images - genuine old photographs, & postcards - erotic photos from the decadent Jazz Age - the Roaring Twenties and the 1930s. Girls with... More > characteristic cropped, frisé or bob hairstyles, charleston fashions, cigarette holders, tiaras, heavy mascara, Art Deco appartments...
An outrageous and entertaining ebook for your portable library! Includes rare photos from famous photographers / series including Mandel, VP, P.C. Super, Lydia, AP, Filmart. Vintage beauty - charming pictures of pretty girls and sexy women, glamorous and soft focus portraits of 20's sirens. Don't tell grandpa!
Includes early color, sepia, hand tinted and B&W images. The PDF version (suitable for Acrobat Reader and Sony Reader) features "mottled paper" effect to complete the vintage "look-and-feel". An ideal acquisition for collectors of antique and electronic erotica...
** Revised, extended and improved, April 2007 **< Less
A fascinating insight into the lives, customs, magical beliefs and superstitions of fierce, stone-age jungle tribes, for all fans of true-life adventures, ethnology and anthropology. The authors,... More > Charles Hose and William McDougall, were founders of modern anthropology.
Compiled in PDF format for easy portable reading, with a hyperlinked index, and links to recommended further reading. Illustrated with vintage photos, prints and postcards.
"It seems not impossible that the practice of taking the heads of fallen enemies arose by extension of the custom of taking the hair for the ornamentation of the shield and sword-hilt. It seems possible that human hair was first applied to shields in order to complete the representation of a terrible human face, which, as we have seen, is commonly painted on the shield, and which is said to be valued as an aid to confusing and terrifying the foe...."< Less
A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel writing. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness travel accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written... More > between 1750 and 1918. English and American authors, including some of the most famous literary figures of the 18th and 19th centuries: Dickens, RL Stevenson, James Fenimore Cooper, Mark Twain, Henry James, plus an eccentric host of itinerant parsons, amateur antiquarians, well-heeled aristocrats and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read.
Long before Peter Mayle grumbled his way through A Year in Provence, or Stephen Clarke traced his slippery path through A Year in the Merde, travellers from the English-speaking world were amazed by the curious customs, the strange sights, sounds and smells of France. Complaining about the waiters, the plumbing, admiring the cheeseboards and pretty girls...
Now available as large-format (A4) perfect bound paperback, or as a PDF ebook to download!< Less
Many major NYC landmarks, monuments, parks, squares, banks, newspapers, bridges, early skyscrapers, historic panoramas: Flat Iron Building, Empire State, Central Park...
Supplied as a PDF ebook with... More > rolling slideshow functionality and random transition effects between each image.< Less
Ahoy there! Mostly early 20th century and WWI vintage images scanned from genuine old postcards and photos of US Navy Battleships, Cruisers, Destroyers, Monitors, Dynamite Cruisers, Ironsides. Many... More > photos and painted images color tinted, from the Edward H. Mitchell series! Fascinating, historic artist portraits of armored and protected USS vessels, iron and steel-clad, three and four-funnel dreadnought monsters, capital ships from the age of Naval Steam power! Includes crew scenes, life aboard, dry docks, shipyard, high seas and naval combat battles.
A naval review slideshow or ebook photo album, full of nostalgic souvenir pictures! Images display full screen, with with random transition effects between each ship. Supplied as a PDF format e-book for Acrobat Reader. Ideal for Navy personnel past and present, sailors, yachtsmen, Armed Forces servicemen, veterans, patriots, armchair admirals, collectors and fans of military and nautical history everywhere!< Less
An illustrated ebook by writer and photographer Nigel Woodhead
A stunning compendium of graphic art inspired by the mysterious mycological world of wild mushrooms. Over a hundred beautiful images -... More > edible, exotic, toxic, hallucinogenic and rare species of fungi including ceps, parasol mushrooms... For art lovers, mycologists and fungus fanciers alike. From FishesEye Photo at FishesEye.com< Less
A PDF scrapbook of over 100 antique prints, vintage postcards and engravings - the old castles, stately mansions and manors, palaces and majestic ruins of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, many... More > in color. Taken from classic books, mainly 19th century editions including those by artist/authors including Grose and Rev. Morris. A nostalgic taste of past elegance. Includes several castle ground plans and rural landscapes.
Supplied as a PDF ebook which opens by default in rolling presentation / slideshow mode with random image transition effects - great alternative to a screensaver.< Less
A digital album of over 100 old postcards, prints and photos of Japanese geisha girls. Charming and fascinating portraits, many in early hand-tinted color, of these beautiful, traditional oriental... More > hostesses in colorful kimonos. The role of the geisha is often misunderstood. Erotic, risqué, some semi-nude. Tea ceremonies, bathing scenes, tending gardens, playing music, smoking opium.... as well as pictures hinting at these women's role as high-class courtesans or prostitutes. Haunting images from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, depicting a pre-industrial lifestyle that has largely disappeared in modern Japan.
(A PDF-format, illustrated ebook / slideshow for Acrobat Reader. Includes optional rolling slideshow functionality and random transition effects between images.) A great alternative to a screensaver!
**One of our best-sellers. Second edition revised and extended, Februrary 2007. **< Less
Over 100 vintage picture postcards, prints and photos, many in color, of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, etc. mainly from the British and French colonial period, prior to the mid 20th century.... More >
Souks and kasbahs, camels, warriors, nomads, traditional costumes, tribal, ethnic and desert scenes, the Medinas, Jewish and Arab quarters, belly dancers, as well as portraits of harem girls from the infamous "quartier réservé".
All the main cities: Casablanca, Tangiers, Rabat, Marrakesh, Mogodor, Fes... A great souvenir album for travelers, tourists, emigrés or ex-pats. PDF Ebook supplied with optional rolling slideshow functionality.< Less