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Illustrations and ornamentation from the Faerie queene

Author: Walter Crane; Carol Belanger Grafton; Edmund Spenser
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 1999.
Series: Dover pictorial archive series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Magnificent collection of medieval illustrations and decorations created by famed Victorian-era artist to illustrate a sumptuous limited edition of The Faerie Queene, Edmund Spenser's 16th-century allegorical epic poem. Over 300 superb images - including full-page plates, headpieces, tailpieces, borders, vignettes and decorative initials - depict dashing knights, lovely maidens, dragons, unicorns, angels, and a host  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrations
Named Person: Walter Crane; Edmund Spenser; Walter Crane
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Crane; Carol Belanger Grafton; Edmund Spenser
ISBN: 0486402746 9780486402741
OCLC Number: 40668207
Notes: "Includes a selection of illustrations and ornaments by Walter Crane, first published in 1894, 1895, and 1896 by George Allen, London, for the six books of The Faerie Queene and the "Mutabilitie Cantos" (part of a seventh book of The Faerie Queene)"--Title page verso.
Description: vi, 137 pages : all illustrations ; 28 cm.
Series Title: Dover pictorial archive series.
Other Titles: Faerie queene
Responsibility: Walter Crane ; arranged by Carol Belanger Grafton.
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Magnificent collection of medieval illustrations and decorations created by famed Victorian-era artist to illustrate a sumptuous limited edition of The Faerie Queene, Edmund Spenser's 16th-century allegorical epic poem. Over 300 superb images - including full-page plates, headpieces, tailpieces, borders, vignettes and decorative initials - depict dashing knights, lovely maidens, dragons, unicorns, angels, and a host of decorative elements. Rendered in the rich 19th-century style of neo-medievalism, this fine art book will delight admirers of Walter Crane's dazzling linear style and provide a wealth of inspiration and immediately usable graphics for artists and illustrators.

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