Source: Froggyboggler's Flickr
Just one page from Space Witch, written and illustrated by the great Don Freeman (1908-1978) in 1959. See more here.
From the 1971 book, The Woggle of Witches written and illustrated by Adrienne Adams (1906-2002), a former two-time Caldecott winner. See more here.
Yes kids, Mother Goose was once a benevolent witch in orbit. Printed by McLoughlin Brothers of New York. Source: Lotusgreenfoto via Flickr
It's Midnight, The Witching Hour, reinterpreted by UK artist John Boardley, from an original 1973 cover of The Witching Hour (by Nick Cardy?) found here via Covered.
Witches in flight have long been a brand for many products, but this is a particularly nice package design for a fireworks label—with very bewitching typography.
Source: Dan Goodsell's Flickr
Source: Harvard Library
Another beautiful wood engraved clipper ship card for the boat, Witch of the Wave. This one is printed with four colors and some very wavy type. They had me at "Unsurpassed by any vessel on the berth", but what could appear to be more seaworthy than a ship of demon devils commanded by a wicked witch?
Source: Hyland Granby Antiques
A celluloid corncob witch racer because a broom is apparently not fast enough.
Source: Dave's Flickr
And from the Type Mysteries Department comes this October, 1958, Adventures into the Unknown comic cover about levitating type and the Amazing...Witch Who Wouldn't!
Source: Another gem from Froggyboggler's Flickrstream
Ha! I found this oldie in my attic this morning as I was looking for something else. It's one of my early abstracts illustrated at age 4. It's titled, Some of My Best Friends are Witches.
You might enjoy Regular Joe's site here:ReplyDelete
Lots of vintage images.
Many thanks ; )
Try these, too:ReplyDelete
(occasionally he posts things that may not be safe to view at work, but not often)
Ummm...comic book ads...ReplyDelete
Funny you mentioned AEET, as I just discovered it last week. Some great stuff there too.
Love the last illustration!ReplyDelete