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Special Offer - a free copy of Volume One of "Coloring the Ages" with

any consolidated purchase totalling US$200 or more


As we have just published the first Volume of  "Coloring the Ages", all consolidated orders totalling

US$200 or more placed before the end of March 2012 will also include dispatch of a copy of this



Volume One of "Coloring the Ages" is a coloring book with a twist - it includes a miscellany

of illustrations from the Collection that have been specially selected and introduced to take you

(as the colorist) through the history of printed illustrations in the West.


We have brought together this selection so that you may reconnect

with a tradition of hand-coloring printed illustrations that was a feature

of printed books and print-making from the 15th Century to the

early-20th Century.


As you move through this Volume, each design includes a researched introduction that will have you immersed in the stories behind the works

as you revive the art of enhancing monotone images with your own

selection of palettes.






To the left, we show the Title Page to Volume One of "Coloring the Ages" - a

design first produced by Sidney Meteyard for "The Golden Legend" (1910).


In taking this journey, you will have the opportunity to create your own colored interpretation of illustrations

from seminal works, including "Liber Chronicarum" ("The Nuremberg Chronicle"), Sebastian Brant's

"Daß Narrenschyff ad Narrigoniam" ("Ship of Fools"), "Der Weiß Kunig", Vergil's "Aeneid", "The Dance

of Death", "Cosmographia", Dante Alighieri's "La Divina Commedia" ("The Divine Comedy"),

Richard Wagner's "Lohengrin", "East of the Sun and West of the Moon" and "Tales from Shakespeare".


Along this path, you will also encounter a few tales with which you may not be so familiar as you blend

your own approaches with works from famous artists of the Renaissance and the Golden Age of

Illustration including: Albrecht Dürer; the Master of the Grüninger Workshop; Hans Holbein the Younger;

David Kandel; Pieter Bruegel the Elder; Franz Hogenberg; Gustave Doré; Arthur Rackham;

Sidney H Sime; Reginald Knowles; Edmund Dulac; Vernon Hill; Willy Pogány; Kay Nielsen; Harry Clarke;

Frank C Papé; and Dugald Walker.


Volume One of "Coloring the Ages" measures 8.5 x 11", extends beyond 80 pages and includes, in

addition to the Title Page, the following 20 designs for your coloring pleasure.


The cover of Volume One of

"Coloring the Ages"



When you purchase a copy of "Coloring the

Ages - Volume One" from us, we will ship a copy

to any destination worldwide for US$25

(inclusive of postage).


Use this Add to Cart button to purchase now!




The Expulsion from Paradise

"Liber Chronicarum"


Unknown Artist of the German Renaissance


Ship of Fools

"Daß Narrenschyff ad Narragoniam"


Unknown Artist of the German Renaissance


Saint Michael Fighting the Dragon

"Apocalipsis cum Figuris"


Albrecht Dürer


Aeneis and the Sybil meet Palinurus

on the shores of the Cocytus on their

approach to the entrance of Hades



The Master of the Grüninger Workshop


How the Old White King traveled to the

Pope's land with his consort to be married

and was greeted warmly by the great

masses of the population of Rome

"Der Weiß Kunig"

(Prepared prior to 1519 - first published in 1775)

Unknown Artist of the German Renaissance


The Knight

"The Dance of Death"


Hans Holbein the Younger

The Rhinoceros


(Various editions between 1544 and 1598)

David Kandel

(after Albrecht Dürer)


"The Seven Vices"


Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Battle between Dragon and

Whale on the Rhine

"Description of the Royal Wedding between

Johan Wilhelm of Jülich-Cleve-Berg and

Jakobe of Baden-Baden occurring in 1585"


Franz Hogenberg


In fashion as a snow-white rose, lay

then before my view the saintly

multitude, which in his own blood

Christ espoused

"Purgatory and Paradise"

(1889 - Henry Altemus Edition)

Gustave Doré


The Rescue

"The Studio"

(1905 - April)

Arthur Rackham

The ship of Yoharneth-Lahai

"The Gods of Pegãna"


Sidney H Sime


Prince Glee and Princess Trill

"Legends from Fairyland"


Reginald Knowles


The Bells

"The Bells and Other Poems"


Edmund Dulac


The Demon Lover

"Ballads Weird and Wonderful"


Vernon Hill

He is my Lord. He is my King.

And his till death am I.



Willy Pogány

He took her home

"East of the Sun and West of the Moon"


Kay Nielsen


With magic key ... unlocking buds

that keep the roses

"The Year's at the Spring"


Harry Clarke


They were stopped by the strange

appearance of three figures

"Tales from Shakespeare"


Frank C Papé

Mr Valiant-for-Truth

"The Dust of Seven Days"


Dugald Stewart Walker



To qualify for this offer, simply make a consolidated purchase of US$200 or more before the end of February 2012 - we have provided convenient

"Add to Cart" features throughout the site. Our shopping cart is secured through PayPal and multiple purchases will be consolidated by that feature.

Shipping  and handling costs to any destination in the world are accommodated by our flat-rate fee of US$20 for every US$200 of purchases.

Naturally, for this offer, no additional shipping and handling cost will apply for Volume One of "Coloring the Ages".






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