You're welcome everyone - really enjoying all your reactions. However all thanks should go to the crew at archive.org and their contributors, especially the Canadian Libraries, who do a beautiful job.
Thanks Asoir, if you're into classic pen and ink work try these
Sullivan, Edmund J. 1921. The Art Of Illustration.
Sullivan, Edmund J. 1922. Line - an art study
(warning: If you read the entire book you'll need to overlook the occasional use of words that would be considered racist today)
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Stars would be nice.
Originally Posted by Dile_
Thanks chaos. Imagine if everyone on conceptart.org could get their hands on one out-of-copyright classic and scan it to share .....
Man, we better get most of this before this goes the way of loomis....
Everybody post url's that are useful.
Briggsy@ashtons, if possible, put a
and then new url's that other people have added to the original post.
That way we get the most out of this site before people start to get anal about it?
By the way, if anyone needs a DjVu viewer you could try WinDjView/MacDjView at http://windjview.sourceforge.net/
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Not gonna' happen. This is all public domain stuff. And the Loomis books haven't really gone anywhere, you just have to look a little harder...
Originally Posted by kool-ka-lang
Well, you never know, as least as far as stuff exclusively hanging in the archive goes. People have tried to shut down archive.org before (mainly because of the wayback machine).
Originally Posted by Elwell
And if the recent (thankfully thwarted!) attempt to sell out the contents of Smithsonian archive to Showtime (where it would be locked behind a paywall forever) is any indicator, absolutely nothing is sacred anymore...
That said, the administrative direction of archive.org is ideologically strong enough to resist internal strife, as opposed to the Smithsonian institution, which had a pretty corrupt director.
Oh right public domain rules so does archive.org and so does brigsy. Thank you sir , tahnk you very much.
... I love you Briggsy, finally got some Bridgman links i can hand out!
Oh, and see you next school term.
That's great news sciboy... it'll make four registered CAers at Ashton's next term that I know of, plus some lurkers .. enough to start converting the masses!
Once again, thanks for your responses everyone. Any more finds yet?
Massiv thanks briggsy. These are great
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