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« on: September 28, 2003 12:21:01 PM »

There is a whole series of advertisements out in book form.  They have the 30's to the 60's.  They are a bit pricey--you may find it best just to hunt for the old mags??  But the pages (700-900!) are in color & thick.  Great for all the projects we talk about on here.  There's also calendars that you could use.  Anyway--here you go:

http://www.taschen.com/pages/en/catalogue/books/popculture/all/seealso/02971.htm

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http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/3822816205/ref=pd_sim_books_2/103-3415174-1347841?v=glance&s=books
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« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2003 12:37:55 PM »

Ooooh! Seriously, vintage ads are my FAVORITE graphics to work with! I've gotten a TON of mileage from just a couple of Women's magazines of the 40s. I bought an early '60s Woman's Day yesterday with a cover full of 'modern hairdos' that I'm DYING to make coasters out of. Wheee!
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« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2003 08:35:34 AM »

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There is a whole series of advertisements out in book form.
i just found a new book from the same people, but it's 1000 album covers!!!!!!  this is way cooler than the ads, i think!!  it's also much cheaper--$14 w/ 767 pages!!  here's a link:
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/3822819786/qid=1069345860/sr=1-4/ref=sr_1_4/103-3415174-1347841?v=glance&s=books
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« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2003 07:20:57 PM »

Yeah -- Taschen makes amazing art books. I have bunch of them that I've bought over the years. They are so beautiful. Here's a link to a search for "taschen" on Amazon:
Taschen books at Amazon
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« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2004 06:20:37 PM »

I just recently bought the 60s All-American Ads book and I'm VERY pleased. So many great ads in there, and boy what a cool coffee table book. I've been making color copies out of it for weeks now for collages, and one of these days I'd like to make some full-size 8x10 copies to matte, frame, and hang up as wall art! The possibilities are endless! I'd really like to get that album cover book as well....
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