Posts tagged vintage
“Simple Summary of Sausage: A Handy Get-Aquainted Guide for Young Housewives on the Goodness of Ready-to-eat Meats”
Published by the American Meat Institute
Appeared in Ladies Home Journal, August 1947
(via File Photo)
There was plenty of work for a sign painter in 19th-century New York.
Lower Hudson Street, Numbers 2, 3, and 5, ca. 1865. Photograph by Marcus Ormsbee, New York Historical Society.
Modern Reklame-Schriften (Modern Calligraphy in Advertising), ca. 1935
The Wolfsonian FIU Library Collection
Donated by Steve Heller
’Tis up to you!
“The poor printing is a great benefit to the chap who does good printing, for all work is either good or bad, by comparison, and the greater the comparison, the most extreme the goodness or the badness. The goodness of printing is not altogether dependent upon the material employed, but when that material is poor the product will come pretty near being the same.”
American line type book (ATF, 1906)
Konrad Adenauer Election poster, 1949
“With Adenauer for peace, freedom and unity of Germany, therefore CDU”
Since its publication in 1956, “Chocolates for Breakfast” has appeared in eleven languages, including French, Italian, Spanish, Hebrew, German, Japanese, and Swedish. It was a bestseller in the US, Italy, and France.
In the US, according to the Bantam paperback edition, it went through 11 printings and sold over one million copies.