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Hand Illustrated Postal Envelopes

By: Swales, David

Price: $9.66

Publisher: Bishop Auckland, County Durham, United Kingdom, Pentland Press Ltd: 1996

Seller ID: 002752

ISBN: 1858213169

Condition: New in New dust jacket


In this beautiful and innovative book, David Swales studies hand-illustrated postal envelopes from their origins in the nineteenth century, to the lastest greatly enhanced forms, made possible by the use of modern materials, graphical styles and postal practices. Swales describes how the integration of clever ideas, good artwork and an appropriate choice of postal stamp into the design of an envelope illustration can result in an attractive or meaningful message of communication to send to a friend or loved one. All successful examples have, to some degree, and element of surprise for the reci... View more info