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Strange But True! Bizarre Vintage Postcards By Babette Abbeywood
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An amazing scrap book of old postcards and genuine photos from yesteryear, capturing some of the strangest portraits you'll ever see! A digital anthology of ethnological pictures of scary ladies from... More > jungle tribes, tattooed warriors, weird French peasants, mysterious veiled Arabian women, oriental and and circus performers, Indian fakirs, freaks, pygmies and eskimos, real-life witches and wizards, pipe smoking dames, mind-boggling ethnic costumes, Victorian eccentrics... An album of bizarre curiosities from around the world, to download in PDF ebook format.< Less
Ethnic Tattoos - A PDF Vintage Photo Portrait Album By Babette Abbeywood
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A virtual museum gallery of vintage photos and old picture postcards from around the world - tribal natives from Africa, Asia, Japan, Oceania and the Americas, revealing fascinating traditional body... More > art : ritual tattoos and scarification. Male and female portraits, voodoo fetish cultists, facial and corporal tattoos, ink dyes and skin designs, veritable visual curiosa. Scores of images in this collection, makes a fascinating collectors' item for all fans of early photography, armchair ethnology and anthropology! With mottled "parchment paper" background effect for an authentic vintage scrapbook look-and-feel. Also includes tasters from some of our other recent vintage photo series titles! This ebook edition is downloadable in PDF format for Acrobat Reader.< Less
Souvenirs of the Moulin Rouge, Paris! - Vintage Photo Album By Babette Abbeywood
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A collection of famous chorus line showgirl portraits & other souvenir ephemera from Paris' legendary Moulin Rouge theater, compiled in PDF format. Dozens of beautiful women artistes in colorful... More > and sexy stage costumes from yesteryear. For all fans of theatrical and dance nostalgia - a digital scrapbook of vintage photo postcards and reviews from the Golden Age of French music hall. This collectible ebook edition comes with tasters from other Performing Arts and Visual History titles, plus optional rolling slideshow functionality!< Less
2010 Calendar - Stone Age Mysteries & Monuments By Babette Abbeywood
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A dozen selected photos and stunning graphic images plus old postcards and prints, of some of Europe's most spectacular Neolithic era stone monuments: featuring Stonehenge, Carnac... menhirs,... More > dolmens, cromlechs, prehistoric standing stones and pagan temples... a truly original wall calendar for 2010. For all fans of archaeology, architecture and ancient history. A memorable gift - or just keep it for yourself!< Less
Ancient Egypt, Old Engravings - 2010 Calendar By Babette Abbeywood
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A dozen vintage lithographs on the theme Ancient Egyptian and Pharaonic monuments, spectacular ruined temples, and antique views of the Pyramids, Sphinx, River Nile, captured by Victorian artists... More > including David Roberts in his famous three volume study, "Egypt and Nubia".  This quality fine art calendar also features 2008's Celestial Events. A surefire talking-point for the wall, at home or in the office, also makes a fantastic, original gift for all fans of Egyptology! See also FishesEye Publishing's other art and vintage travel titles availale as downloadable ebooks and screensavers, including "Ancient Egypt - Old Engravings"!< Less
Paris 100 Years Ago - Vintage Postcards - Calendar 2010 By Babette Abbeywood
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A dozen nostalgic souvenir picture postcards from Paris as it was a century ago. Fascinating and inspiring historical images of the French capital's most famous monuments and streets: the Arc de... More > Triomphe, Rue de Rivoli, Notre Dame Cathedral... Calendar includes French national holidays for 2010, for extra Gallic flavor! A great gift, or just treat yourself! "C'est bon!" 26 pages, 11" x 8.5", coil binding, white interior paper (100# weight), full-color interior ink< Less
2010 Calendar - Old Indian Palaces & Temples By Babette Abbeywood
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Beautiful Victorian engravings from India - some of the most magnificent Hindu and Raja monuments, tombs, carvings, temples, palaces, walled cities... including the Taj Mahal, Elephanta and Delhi.... More > Reprinted from the rare Inde des Rajas by French artist Louis Rousselet, originally published in 1875 (a first edition can cost $1000!). A surefire talking-point for the wall, at home or in the office, also makes a fantastic, original gift! See also FishesEye Publishing's other art and vintage travel titles availale as downloadable ebooks and screensavers.< Less
Angkor Wat - Glories of Ancient Cambodia - 2010 Calendar By Babette Abbeywood
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This colorful 2010 wall calendar features photos of Cambodia's ancient royal capital, the legendary city of Angkor Wat. Lost for centuries in the tropical jungle, it was rediscovered by Victorian... More > explorers - a vast landscape of palaces and temples, huge heads of forgotten Khmer dynasty kings and pagan idols, carved scenes of battles and apsara dancing girls. A UNESCO World Heritage site, it is now one of the world's most famous historical tourist destinations. Sure to delight fans of architecture, history and adventure travel.< Less
Girls of the Folies Bergère - Vintage Photo Album By Babette Abbeywood
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For all fans of theatrical and dance nostalgia - a digital scrapbook of vintage photo portraits from the Golden Age of French music hall. A collection of famous chorus line showgirls, old postcards... More > and other souvenir ephemera from Paris' legendary Folies Bergère, compiled in PDF format. Dozens of beautiful women artistes in colorful stage costumes from yesteryear. This collectible ebook edition comes with "parchment effect" paper background to give it the authentic look of an antique photo album! Also includes tasters from some of our other recent Performing Arts series titles.< Less
Vintage Travels in Japan By Babette Abbeywood
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Two Victorian travellers' eye-witness accounts of their adventures while journeying through Japan. Filled with entertaining anecdotes, this special ebook edition is illustrated with dozens of... More > beautiful and evocative photos (many hand-tinted), early postcards; antique prints and engravings. Landscapes, portraits, rural, domestic and urban scenes of traditional daily life, local ceremonies and customs, including marriage, crime and punishment, royal court life, festivals, hara-kiri suicide. In her letters from 1878, published as Unbeaten Tracks In Japan, Isabella Bird complained about the "abominable weather" and the "insect pests". In Sketches of Japanese Manners and Customs, by Lieutenant J.M.W. Silver, from 1867, we discover the secrets of mixed bath houses, funerals, and criminal executions. This joint re-edition is illustrated with dozens of beautiful and fascinating hand-tinted photos from the period, specially selected, plus prints and engravings.< Less