By Peter Haining
A PICTORIAL background OF HORROR tales:
Two Hundred Years of Illustrations from the Pulp Magazines
This publication is essentially a page-for-page reprint of Haining's previous ebook entitled "Terror: A heritage of Horror Illustrations from Pulp Magazines." there is not any new fabric. the single distinction is it's a hardback with varied conceal artwork. whereas it's fairly thorough in visually documenting the evolution of horror representation from the "penny-dreadful" magazines of the Victorian age throughout the pulps of the '30s and '40s, it has a massive shortcoming -- many of the luridly colourful pulp journal disguise photographs are reproduced in B&W. That makes for a truly monotonous learn. nowadays, more moderen books in regards to the pulps constantly reproduce the covers in wonderful colour. Why they didn't see healthy to do this within the '70s and and '80s is a secret and a disgrace. a person must revisit the topic of horror pulps and do it right.
4to, smooth illus bds with lurid photograph of monster attacking a dozing girl, 176pp. Lavishly illus in color and in B&W. Many artists are represented: Mary Byfield, Henry Anelay, John Gilbert, Sidney Paget, Margaret Brundage, and so forth. those illustrations are continually fascinating.
A dinner party of nightmares in photos, rescued from the crumbling pages of lengthy useless periodicals. levels over 2 hundred years of gory, ghoulish and terrifying from the 1st Gothic engravings of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein to that wealthy and sundry treasure condo of horror illustrations
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