Illustrated Ebooks

Illustrated ebooks, digital picture books, rolling slideshows in PDF format, for Acrobat Reader, from FishesEye: vintage photo books & antique postcard albums, digital slideshows, history, fine art collections, humor, vintage travel, literary guided tours, and e-book travel guide titles... Why order CDs or DVDs by mail when you can download a virtual image library today? Great for notebooks, netbooks, Sony and Kindle digital ebook readers.

Amazing Vintage Medical Devices, Ads & Illustrations - PDF Ebook / Slideshow Album

Amazing Vintage Medical Devices, Ads & Illustrations - PDF Ebook / Slideshow Album

A digital collection of well over 100 bizarre antique surgical devices, adverts for eye-raising patent medicines and quack tonics, antique anatomical and surgical engravings, macabre old drawings, Victorian pathology photo plates, diseases, complaints, infections, freaks, medical procedures, etc. "Kill or Cure..." Great historical, academic (and morbid humor) interest! B&W and early color-tint images from original old US and European sources - textbooks, journals, etc, and exhibits from the Musée Dupuytren in Paris. Infectious and congenital illnesses of yesteryear (now largely treatable or preventable) include scurvy, gout, syphilis, goitre... 

This ebook anthology is supplied as a PDF file for Acrobat Reader, with autoroll "slideshow" functionality and random transition effects between the images. Also includes tasters from some of our other recent titles! (Most of these images can also be supplied individually at high resolution quality, suitable for print reproduction or other professional presentations. Please contact webmaster@fisheseye.com for details.)

Second Edition now available, revised and extended.Download price: $4.99 - excellent value

Early Aircraft & Aviation History - PDF Photo Book / Slideshow

Early Aircraft & Aviation History - PDF Photo Book / Slideshow

The first years of flight, captured in vintage photos, old postcards, greetings cards, and blueprints, in this fascinating ebook. Rare images and portraits dating from the early 20th century through the First World War, of the pioneer aviators and their early airplanes, as well as airships, dirigibles and historic scenes and stunt pilots. From biplanes to the first monoplanes and seaplanes. Features mainly American, French German and British pilots and planes.

For all fans of antique aviation, flying machines, aircraft memorabilia, aeronautical nostalgia and collectable ephemera. Also includes tasters from other titles in our ebook series. In PDF ebook format, with optional rolling slideshow functionality! Formatted in Landscape / Widescreen format (16 x 9 aspect), optimized for laptop / HDTV screens!

Buy and download it now for just $4.99

Strange But True! Bizarre Vintage Postcards

Strange But True! Bizarre Vintage Postcards

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 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.

Buy it now for just $2.99!

19th Century Gadgets, Gizmos & Science Illustrations - PDF Scrapbook

19th Century Gadgets, Gizmos & Science Illustrations - PDF Scrapbook

A digital scrapbook filled with an international collection of vintage illustrations from the pages of Victorian popular science journals and anthologies. Over 100 great images, mainly American, British and French machinery, novel transport and inventions, including steam and electric power, cameras, guns, boats, lighting, telescopes and telephones, scientific instruments, X-Rays, household devices.... 

Downloadable in PDF ebook format with optional random page transition effects for amusing browsing - just $3.95! 

**Also available: "Bizarre Victorian Inventions", and "Amazing Victorian Inventions - PDF Scrapbook / Slideshow" **

Edwardian Weird Freak Show - PDF Ebook / Photo Slideshow

Edwardian Weird Freak Show - Curio Scrapbook

A Bizarre Menagerie - humorous collection of incredible vintage Photo Postcard Curios, surreal and amusing photomontages, eccentrics and mutants. Pics of tattooed, fat and scary ladies, tribal lip plates, giants, dwarves, human midgets, circus sideshow attractions and fairground freaks... risqué fetish ladies, cannibals, snake charmers, chastity belts, pygmies, monster fish, medical, anthropological and ethnological oddities, strange sports and oddball inventions. Over 100 classic photographic images from the early 1900s, digitized and compiled as an e-book album /animated peepshow. Highly unusual and entertaining!,  Some of the strangest images you can find on the web!

In PDF ebook format, with optional rolling slideshow functionality and random transition effects between images! In presentation mode this e-book makes a great alternative to a screensaver. **NEW 3rd Edition, Revised and extended!**

Download it here for only $2.99 !!

Antique Stereoview Pinups - Digital Photo Album

A digitized album of amusing "stereoview" cards - stereoscopic photo images from a century ago - seaside bathing beauties, artists' models, curvy naturists, French retro glamour shots, charming and cheeky vintage female nudes... each pair of slightly offset images could be superimposed with a stereoscope viewer - a practical application of a Victorian science toy - to produce a single, sometimes startling 3D stereo picture, adding a whole new dimension to photography - literally!

This antique collection of dozens of lovely ladies is optimized for screen display (you can easily teach yourself to view them in stereo without equipment simply by unfocusing your eyes, and allowing them to refocus - after a few moments they will fool you into seeing the combined stereoview!). If you already have a vintage stereoscope (available cheap on Ebay!) you can easily print selected images as transparencies or positives at a size to fit your viewer. Simple instructions to make your own home-made stereoscope are also freely available on the internet. Hours of slightly naughty fun, great value, educational!!

Introductory price, just $3.99 to download from our hosting partner Lulu.com

Macabre Postcard Peepshow - (Vintage Photo Ebook Album)

Macabre Postcard Peepshow - (Vintage Photo Ebook Album)

A visual horror picture book for all fans of things macabre. Sometimes spooky, ghoulish, Gothic, an occasional sexy frisson.... not for the squeamish! A digital anthology of dozens of vintage ghoulish photographs and old postcards, plus contemporary photo art images: gargoyles and gravestones, punishments, cannibals and savages, Victorian cemeteries, medieval catacombs, ossuaries, scarification, shrunken heads, gibbets and Egyptian mummies... A Pandora's Box of nasty, creepy things, in PDF ebook format, to open if you dare! Unusual, portable entertainment for spare moments on your computer screen. For all horror genre fans and curio buffs.

In PDF ebook format for Acrobat Reader, with optional rolling slideshow functionality! In presentation mode this e-book makes a novel alternative to a screensaver. Includes samples from our sister titles. Ideal Halloween gift or icebreaker! 

Explore the Dark Side tonight... Download Vintage Macabre Postcards for just $2.99 !! 

ntage French Pin-up Girls - PDF Ebook / Photo Slideshow

Vintage French Pin-up Girls - PDF Ebook / Photo Slideshow

Over 100 early erotic photos and risqué postcards of pretty ladies - mainly topless models, classic lingerie, glamour and female form portraits, from the famous Paris studios such as SAPI, Leo, Mandel...

Edwardian and Art Deco period studio shots, including rare and highly collectible images, digitized and compiled as a PDF format scrapbook (for Acrobat Reader) with optional rolling slideshow functionality and random transition effects between each nostalgic image. 

A portable photo album for your private erotica library! A great alternative to a screensaver.

Special introductory price: Download it now for only $2.99

Kimono Girls - PDF Slideshow: Vintage Geisha Photos & Postcards

Kimono Girls - PDF Slideshow: Vintage Geisha Photos & Postcards

An ebook album of more than a hundred old photo postcards, stereoview slides and antique prints of Japanese geisha and maiko ladies in beautiful, traditional kimono gowns, many in early hand-tinted color. Charming, fascinating, nostalgic - sometimes risqué - portraits of pretty geisha girls, gorgeous oriental concubines and hostesses in colorful silk dresses, many photos colorized by hand!

A downloadable, digital scrapbook, a compendium of haunting classic images from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, depicting a pre-industrial lifestyle that has largely disappeared in modern Japan.

(A PDF-format, illustrated ebook / slideshow for Acrobat Reader. Includes optional rolling slideshow functionality.) A great alternative to a screensaver!

Only $3.49 to download!

Postcards from Old Japan (PDF vintage photo album)

Postcards from Old Japan (PDF vintage photo album)

A fascinating collection of over 150 vintage photos and postcards of Japan, from the late 19th century to the last decades of the prewar Imperial lifestyle that has now all but disappeared. Includes scenes of samurai combat, rural feudal life, Buddhist and Shinto temples, landscapes, as well as city life in Imperial Tokyo and other large Japanese towns. Historic images for all fans of Asian history. Includes scans of genuine old albumen prints by famous photographers such as Mikoshi, Kimbei and Kasumasa, many in truly beautiful hand-tinted color.  Plus sample pages from our other visual history and vintage travel titles.

An instant collection in PDF album format, with optional rolling slideshow functions and random transition effects between images! In presentation mode this e-book makes a novel alternative to a screensaver. Edited by Babette Abbeywood. New edition improved and extended, February 2010!!

Downloadable now for $4.99

Victorian Drug Fiends - tales of opium eaters, cannabis, hasheesh, cocaine...

Victorian Drug Fiends - Classic Tales of Opium and Hashish!

A collection of infamous classics of drug literature: short stories, journalism, medical reports, poetry, visions, with vintage 19th century illustrations (prints, photos, postcards...), capturing the heady essence of Victorian drug culture. From the Romantic opium-eaters, to the Bohemian hashish fanatics, intrinsically linked to the underground art and literature of the era. Narcotics, opium dens, bhang, cannabis, hasheesh eaters, water pipes, hallucinogens and hallucinations, dreamy afternoons and hedonistic nights of absinthe, reefer cigarettes and sex. Entertaining, often erotic... dare we say addictive?

A literary anthology of authors including Aleister Crowley, Rudyard Kipling, Sir Richard Burton, de Quincey, Fitz Hugh Ludlow, Bayard Taylor, Baudelaire, Dickens, and Louisa May Alcott!

Download it here for just $3.75 or get a printed copy for 12.99 !! Hours of giddy entertainment!

1920s Flapper Girls - Saucy Vintage Photo Album

1920s Flapper Girls - Saucy Vintage Photo Album

Over 100 digitized vintage portraits of glamorous gals from the Roaring Twenties era - arty nude studies, sexy models in gorgeous risque glamour and lacy lingerie shots - in classic B/W and hand-tinted color.

A treasure trove of saucy, nostalgic photography and graphic art, conveniently packaged as a downloadable PDF ebook. Also includes free tasters for some of our other recent titles.

This anthology is supplied as a PDF file for Acrobat Reader, with autoroll "slideshow" functionality and random transition effects between the images, so that you can just sit back and watch these liberated ladies! You are free to interrupt at any point and to browse at your leisure. Highly collectible for anyone interested in retro female fashions or vintage erotica! Also makes a great alternative to a screensaver.

Download it here for just $3.49!

Antique Teddy Bear Scrapbook

Antique Teddy Bear Scrapbook

A digital anthology of vintage bears, for all toy collectors and lovers of old teddies. 

Over 100 images from cartoon postcards, greetings cards and rare photo portraits of early bears - many with their original owners! Victorian, Edwardian and early 20th century nursery nostalgia from around the world, in downloadable ebook format.

Buy it online now for only $2.99

British Seaside Resorts - Vintage Postcard Album

British Seaside Resorts - Vintage Postcard Album

A digital booklet of old postcards and photographs from the Golden Age of the British seaside pleasure resort! Visual nostalgia from the pier, pictures of the Cornish Riviera, and such exciting and legendary English vacation destinations as Clacton-on-Sea, Southend... Scarborough, Skegness, LLandudno, Torquay, Margate, Ramsgate, Whitstable, Eastbourne, Blackpool, Brighton, Bournemouth, Broadstairs, Weston-super-Mare and Bognor Regis! Bandstands and bathing machines... boaters, long skirts and sticks of peppermint rock candy! A taste of Olde England and sea air in downloadable format!

Dozens of Victorian and Edwardian souvenir postcards, digitized and compiled as a PDF format scrapbook (for Acrobat Reader) with optional rolling slideshow functionality and fade effects between each image.

Purchase online for only $3.99

French Seaside Ports & Resorts - Vintage Postcard Album

French Seaside Ports & Resorts - Vintage Postcard Album (Ports et Plages d'Autrefois)

A nostalgic scrapbook and rolling slideshow with historic views of France's most pictureseque ports and pleasure resorts. Over 100 old photos, vintage postcards, prints and posters: fishing boats, markets, daily life, tourism, lighthouses... 19th and early 20th century images, many hand-colored. 

From Normandy and Brittany to the Cote d'Azur. PDF Ebook supplied with optional rolling slideshow functionality.

Only $2.99 to download here

A Vintage Seaside Peepshow - 100 Bathing Belles

A Vintage Seaside Peepshow - 100 Bathing Belles

Remember those saucy penny-in-the-slot machines they used to have on the pier? Well here's a slideshow of over 100 vintage glamour models, classic mermaids from yesteryear, in their bathing costumes - or birthday suits! Edwardian and Flapper fashion swimming costumes, sexy water nymphs, cute girls in beach, bath and studio shots, semi-nude risqué poses.

A photo art ebook in PDF format, it opens by default in a rolling presentation mode, with fade effects between each risqué picture - a delightfully cheeky ebook with a difference! Includes color as well as black and white images. The show takes approx 10 minutes. You can interrupt at any point to linger longer over any of these alluring women. 

Buy it now online for $3.49!

Chorus Girls - Vintage Photo Album

Chorus Girls - Vintage Photo Album

A digital scrapbook of dozens of early photographs featuring some of the loveliest chorus girl dancers and glamor models from the early 20th century. Many of these images are taken from early picture postcards, which acted as souvenirs and promotional publicity materials from the Golden Age of variety revues. Glamorous girls, glitzy fashions, saucy stage costumes, feather boas, sequins, stockings, garters and frilly lingerie... sometimes risqué, many in hand-tinted color. Features French cancan dancers, flapper beauties, and backstage scenes from the famous Parisian shows.

This unusual and highly collectible photo anthology of beautiful artistes and showgirls includes bonus sample pages from some of our sister titles. In PDF ebook format for Acrobat Reader, with optional rolling slideshow functionality! In presentation mode this e-book makes a novel alternative to a screensaver. Enjoy a night at the oldtime music-hall cabaret, on your computer screen, anytime and anywhere! Of special interest to all collectors of theatrical nostalgia.

Download it today for special price of only $2.99!!

Colonial North Africa - Vintage Photo Scrapbook

Colonial North Africa - Vintage Photo Scrapbook / PDF Slideshow 
(Le Maghreb d'Autrefois)

Over 100 vintage picture postcards, prints and photos, many in color, of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, etc. mainly from the British and French colonial period, prior to the mid 20th century.

Souks and kasbahs, camels, warriors, nomads, traditional costumes, tribal, ethnic and desert scenes, the Medinas, Jewish and Arab quarters, belly dancers, as well as portraits of harem girls from the infamous "quartier réservé".

All the main cities: Casablanca, Tangiers, Rabat, Marrakesh, Mogodor, Fes... A great souvenir album for travelers, tourists, emigrés or ex-pats. PDF Ebook supplied with optional rolling slideshow functionality.

Only $2.99 to download here

Vintage Indochina - PDF postcard and photo album / slideshow

Anthology of over 100 old photos and postcards of the former French Far Eastern colonies of Cambodia, Vietnam, Tonkin, Cochin China, Annam and Laos. Daily life - trade, dancers, Hill tribes including the fierce Mois. Major cities such as Hanoi, Saigon and Phnom Penh, plus historic monuments including Angkor Wat. A digital scrapbook album in PDF format, with optional rolling slideshow functions. Nostalgic, entertaining and educational. 

Download Vintage Indochina now for just $2.99!

Classic US Navy Warship Postcard Album - PDF ebook slideshow

Classic US Navy Warship Postcard Album - PDF ebook slideshow

Ahoy there! Mostly early 20th century and WWI vintage images scanned from genuine old postcards and photos of US Navy Battleships, Cruisers, Destroyers, Monitors, Dynamite Cruisers, Ironsides. Many photos and painted images color tinted, from the Edward H. Mitchell series! Fascinating, historic artist portraits of armored and protected USS vessels, iron and steel-clad, three and four-funnel dreadnought monsters, capital ships from the age of Naval Steam power! Includes crew scenes, life aboard, dry docks, shipyard, high seas and naval combat battles.  

A naval review slideshow or ebook photo album, full of nostalgic souvenir pictures! Images display full screen, with with random transition effects between each ship. Supplied as a PDF format e-book for Acrobat Reader. Ideal for Navy personnel past and present, sailors, yachtsmen, Armed Forces servicemen, veterans, patriots, armchair admirals, collectors and fans of military history everywhere! Buy it online and download for just $2.99

Oriental Beauties - Vintage Geisha & Tribal Portrait Album

Oriental Beauties - Vintage Geisha Portrait Album

A collection of over 100 classic early photos, prints and postcards of Japanese geisha girls and female oriental beauties. Traditional ethnic dresses, antique jewelry and silk costumes, domestic and tribal scenes, ceremonies, dances... a fascinating insight into the lives and fashions of women of yesteryear, from imperial Japan and the colonial period lands of the Far East. Many of the gorgeous, nostalgic images in this digital album, originally dating from the late 1800s and early 1900s, are hand colored and have a timeless erotic and esthetic charm.

In PDF ebook format, with optional rolling slideshow functionality and random transition effects between images! Entertainment, historical and anthropological interest. In presentation mode this e-book makes a great alternative to a screensaver. 

New version extended and improved, January 2010! Downloadable for only $3.99

100+ Vintage California Postcards (Ebook / PDF Slideshow)

100+ Vintage California Postcards (Ebook / PDF Slideshow)

A nostalgic collection of over 100 early American picture postcard images of California - San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Oakland, Redondo, Hollywood, Yosemite Park, Catalina Island, etc. The coast, town and country, architecture, parks, mountains, fruit groves, etc, scanned and digitized. Scenic and historic views, and a breath of the West Coast from yesteryear! Mostly images from the early 20th century, many in hand-tinted color. Of special interest to Californians, architects and amateur historians.

Supplied in as a PDF ebook with optional slideshow functionality and image transition effects. Buy it online here for just $3.99 !

 

Classic Geisha Girls - Vintage Postcard Scrapbook (PDF ebook)

Classic Japanese Geisha Girls - Vintage Postcard Scrapbook

A digital album of more than one hundred old postcards and vintage photos of Japanese geisha girls. Charming and fascinating portraits, many in early hand-tinted color, of these beautiful, traditional oriental hostesses in colorful kimonos. The role of the geisha is often misunderstood. Erotic, risqué pictures, some semi-nude. Tea ceremonies, bathing scenes, tending gardens, playing music, smoking opium.... as well as pictures hinting at these women's role as high-class courtesans or prostitutes. Haunting images from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, depicting a pre-industrial lifestyle that has largely disappeared in modern Japan.

(A PDF-format, illustrated ebook / slideshow for Acrobat Reader. Includes optional rolling slideshow functionality and random transition effects between images.) Purchase online for just $3.75

100 Vintage Views of London - A Picture Postcard Slideshow

100 Vintage Views of London - A Picture Postcard Slideshow

An illustrated PDF-format ebook album of early photos of London, mainly late 19th century / early 20th. Includes monochrome, sepia, hand-tinted and colortint images by publishers such as Tuck.

This electronic edition contains over one hundred period photos, mainly captioned postcards of Victorian and Edwardian London, plus Londoners, the River Thames, and all the famous monuments (Tower, Parliament, Westminster, Piccadilly, St Paul's, Buckingham Palace, Strand, Regent Street), including period cabs, buses and busy street scenes. The slideshow opens by default in Acrobat's rolling presentation mode, with random transition effects between each of the images - a veritable magic lantern show for the digital age - an ebook with a difference! Includes color as well as black and white images. The show takes ten minutes, before looping back to the start. You can interrupt at any point to linger longer over any of the pictures. Supplied as a PDF file, for Acrobat Reader. Just $3.49 to buy online now. (Also available as a Windows screen saver - see our Screensavers page)

A Vintage Paris Photo Tour (PDF ebook postcard album)

A Vintage Paris Photo Tour (PDF ebook postcard album)

An ebook album of antique photos of Paris, mainly late 19th century / early 20th. Includes monchrome, hand-tinted and colortint images.

This electronic edition contains over one hundred period photos, mainly postcards, of Paris, Parisians the River Seine, and all the famous monuments (Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, Sacré Coeur, Louvre, Bastille, Champs Elysées, Notre Dame), including aerial views and busy street scenes.

The photos are organised by theme, together with a hyperlinked index. The book has been formatted with a mock “aged paper effect” background, to enhance the impression of a 1900's photo souvenir album. Supplied as a landscape format PDF file, for Acrobat Reader. Price only $3.49. (Also available as a Windows screen saver - see our Screensavers page)

An Absinthe Scrapbook (illustrated PDF ebook)

An Absinthe Scrapbook (illustrated PDF ebook)

Absinthe - the legendary demon drink of the decadent 19th Century, that inspired a cult and drove many of its artistic and literary devotees mad or to suicide (writers and artists including Toulouse-Lautrec, Degas, Aleister Crowley, Oscar Wilde).

A collection of dozens of illustrations - Art Nouveau posters, labels, adverts, art, accessories, history, paraphanalia, for all the major brands of absinthe, pastis and anisette, Terminus, Oxygenée and Pernod. Plus:

- Absinthe Recipes - cocktails with a bitter streak
- Absinthe Tales - lurid short stories from the Bohemian Age, inspired by visions of the Green Goddess

The book has been formatted with a mock “aged paper effect” background, to enhance the impression of a 1900's souvenir album. Ideal and novel gift for connoisseurs and collectors. Buy it now for just $2.99 ....

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100+ Early Swimsuit Sirens - Vintage Postcard Scrapbook

100+ Early Swimsuit Sirens - Vintage Postcard Scrapbook

A picture anthology of well over 100 vintage photos and postcards of bathing belles from the Golden Age of seaside tourism. Lovely ladies in beachwear fashions from the late 19the and early 20th centuries. Female glamor models in lacy retro one-pieces, striped swimming costumes, plus a few daring naturist sun-worshippers and saucy cartoon prints! Beach and studio portraits in black and white, sepia, and hand-tinted color, many from famous French photographers. Sexy water nymphs of yesteryear to delight and entertain. Fascinating, funny, nostalgic, sometimes risqué - erotic even! "A ready-made postcard collection to download."

Highly unusual and entertaining! Great gift, ice breaker... In PDF ebook format, with optional rolling slideshow functionality and random transition effects between images! In presentation mode this e-book makes a novel alternative to a screensaver. 

Download Early Swimsuit Sirens for just $3.45

100+ Old New York City Picture Postcards - (Ebook / Slideshow)

100+ Old New York City Picture Postcards - (Ebook / Slideshow)

Over 100 old picture postcards, American greetings cards, vintage photographs, digitized and compiled as a screen saver / slideshow for computers running Windows. Ideal souvenir for tourists, visitors, native New Yorkers, or patriotic statement for US citizens everywhere!

Many major NYC landmarks, monuments, parks, squares, banks, newspapers, bridges, early skyscrapers, historic panoramas: Flat Iron Building, Empire State, Central Park...

Supplied as a PDF ebook with rolling slideshow functionality and random transition effects between each image.

Just 3.99 to download here...

A Breton Scrapbook - Vintage Postcards & Photos of Brittany

A Breton Scrapbook - Vintage Postcards & Photos of Brittany

(La Bretagne d'Autrefois) Over 100 images from yesteryear of Brittany and its people - customs, folk costumes, rural and maritime daily life, towns, ports, fishing villages, traditions, historic and prehistoric monuments. A must for francophiles and fans of 19th century nostalgia and French history. Plus a selection of early tourist posters, and samples from our other French and European travel guides and visual history series.

In PDF ebook format for Acrobat Reader, with optional rolling slideshow functionality and fade effects between images! In presentation mode this e-book makes a novel alternative to a screensaver.

Download it here for only $2.99 !!

River Thames - Vintage Print and Photo Album

River Thames - Vintage Print and Photo Album

England's great river captured in a fascinating anthology of vintage prints, photos, and early postcards - savour the country villages, quaint bridges, locks, weirs, historic riverside pubs, boats...

Includes London, Oxford, Eton, Windsor, Richmond, Hampton Court, Greenwich, Kingston, Westminster, Southend, Greenwich, and views from the Thames Path in a rolling journey from the source to the estuary. Dozens of nostalgic images, many in color, and from famous sources such as Victorian photographer Henry Taunt.

In PDF ebook format for Acrobat Reader, with optional rolling slideshow functionality and random transition effects! In presentation mode this e-book makes a novel alternative to a screensaver.

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Gargoyles of Notre Dame - A Vintage Photo Album

Gargoyles of Notre Dame - A Vintage Photo Album

This digital photograph album contains a collection of historic vintage images featuring the famous gargoyle statues of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. The carved stone effigies that look down on Paris are ancient and mysterious. Their original function - to ward off evil spirits, or to divert rainwater from the walls of the church? Or something altogether more sinister? From the superstitious minds of medieval masons, these mythical beasts, supernatural chimeras, demons, freaks and monsters threatened damnation and worse to the sinners who thronged France's top cathedral. Do these symbolic birds and animals hold the real secret of the Da Vinci Code? Did they inspire Victor Hugo's Quasimodo, in his novel the Hunchback of Notre Dame? There's no doubt they enjoy some of the most picturesque views over the rooftops and spires of Paris. Plus bonus pictures of medieval gargoyles from other French gothic churches. Packed with dozens of fantastic antique souvenir photo postcards in moody sepia and B&W - a great value bargain at only $1.99 (less than £1!). Also includes free sample pages and tasters from our other French history, art and literary tours, photo ebooks and slideshows. Of interest to tourists and travelers, postcard collectors, fans of history, architecture and the occult.

This luxury PDF ebook edition comes with "parchment effect" paper background to give it the authentic look of an antique photo album! Download it for just $1.99 now!

Souvenirs of Old Montmartre - Historic Photo Tour of Bohemian Paris

Souvenirs of Old Montmartre - Historic Photo Tour

Visit the original haunt of French artists, writers and Bohemians in 19th century Paris, the picturestque hill and its streets around the Sacré Coeur, in the 18th Arrondissement. Vintage photos, antique prints, old documents and theatre programmes, souvenirs from the notorious cabarets, famous bars and cafés, such as the Moulin de la Galette and Cabaret du Néant. 

A fascinating virtual tour featuring dozens of historic images. Fascinating for all fans of France, art and literary history. Also includes tasters from some of our other recent history and vintage photo series titles! This ebook edition is downloadable in PDF format for Acrobat Reader, with optional rolling slideshow effects. Price just $2.99

100 Vintage Views of Japan (PDF vintage photo album)

100 Vintage Views of Japan (PDF vintage photo album)

Another collection of over 100 vintage photos and postcards of Japan, from the late 19th century to the last decades of the prewar, Imperial lifestyle that has now all but disappeared. Includes scenes of rural and feudal life, Buddhist and Shinto temples, famous landscapes, cherry blossom, tea houses, geisha girls, as well as city life in Imperial Tokyo and other large Japanese towns. Historic images for all fans of Asian history. Includes scans albumen prints by photographers such as Mikoshi, and many in truly beautiful hand-tinted color.

An instant collection in PDF album format, with optional rolling slideshow functions and random transition effects between images! In presentation mode this e-book makes a novel alternative to a screensaver. See also our other vintage Asian photo album titles: Postcards from Old Japan, Vintage Indochina, and Kimono Girls.

Downloadable now for only $2.99 

100 British Castles and Stately Homes - PDF Scrapbook of Antique Prints

100 British Castles and Stately Homes - PDF Scrapbook of Antique Prints

A PDF scrapbook of over 100 antique prints, vintage postcards and engravings - the old castles, stately mansions and manors, palaces and majestic ruins of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, many in color. Taken from classic books, mainly 19th century editions including those by artist/authors including Grose and Rev. Morris. A nostalgic taste of past elegance. Includes several castle ground plans and rural landscapes.

Supplied as a PDF ebook which opens by default in rolling presentation / slideshow mode with random image transition effects - great alternative to a screensaver.

Buy and download now for just $2.49 !!

Toulouse-Lautrec's Paris - an ebook guide

Toulouse-Lautrec's Paris - an illustrated tour guide

A guide book to the sites and landmarks of artist Toulouse-Lautrec's life in the Paris of the "Naughty Nineties". Follow in Toulouse-Lautrec's footsteps - by visiting the addresses in this unique ebook guide - either online, or in the flesh.

Each landmark location is illustrated here with biographical anecdotes and contemporary photographs. The book also contains many period prints, postcards and photos, to help recapture the atmosphere of the place and time. A fascinating and educational virtual art history tour with a real flavor of Paris.  Plus vintage postcards and photos of Paris as Lautrec knew it, and interactive links to online biographical resources. A must for anyone interested in 1890's Paris, French history, or the origins of modern art.

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A literary guided tour through 19th century Bohemian Paris

Baudelaire's Paris, by Nigel Woodhead

A literary guided tour through 19th century Bohemian Paris. Evocatively illustrated, with suggested poems (original  French with English translations) for each of the important locations from the life of cult French poet Charles Baudelaire, author of the Fleurs du Mal (Flowers of Evil). 

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