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[picture: Love Birds Kissing]

Love Birds Kissing

Two birds (doves?) touch their beaks together over a rose in this romantic engraving. [$]

[picture: Vignetted Letter W With Bird in forest]

Vignetted Letter W With Bird in forest

A rustic initial letter W with a built-in illustration showing a bird sitting on a twig and singing, with winter trees in the background: the bird is perhaps heralding the Spring. [more...] [$]

[picture: Young Romance]

Young Romance

A boy has his arm around the waist of a girl in the countryside, the sun close to the horizon. The picture is in a diamond-shaped frame with twigs in the background, budding to show Spring. [more...] [$]

[picture: Corner of full-page border (2 of 2)]

Corner of full-page border (2 of 2)

A second corner piece from the middle [US: center] of a full-page border. [more...] [$]

[picture: Full-page border with hearts and moons]

Full-page border with hearts and moons

This full-page Victorian vintage border features simple lines and geometric patterns giving a sophisticated and ornamental effect. In the corners are hearts drawn with crescent moons on them. [more...] [$]

[picture: Centrepiece from full-page line-art border]

Centrepiece from full-page line-art border

Centre-piece from the middle [US: center] of a full-page border. [more...] [$]

[picture: Corner of full-page border (1 of 2)]

Corner of full-page border (1 of 2)

Corner piece from the middle [US: center] of a full-page border. [more...] [$]

[picture: Full page border of wild flowers]

Full page border of wild flowers

The wild flowers on this vintage full-page border are growing so verdantly and enthusiastically that they don’t leave much room for the text! [more...] [$]

[picture: Page image, full-page border with wild flowers]

Page image, full-page border with wild flowers

This page is surrounded with a border consisting of a straight lines overgrown with wild flowers fom the bottom of he page and working up more than halfway. [more...] [$]

[picture: Ornate initial K from Germany]

Ornate initial K from Germany

This letter “K” was used as a drop capital (drop cap, decorative initial) in a book printed in Germany in the 1880s; it could be much older, of course. [more...] [$]

[picture: Thistle Ornament]

Thistle Ornament

An ornament, or printers’ flower, in the shape of a thistle, from page 81; see the description for that image for other items from the same page, including the wild flowers border. [more...] [$]


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