and Old Testament refashioned as a graphic novel. [via Menachem Mendel]
Somewhere in the University of Bielefeld.
by Perrine Moncrieff (first published 1925) at Glyph Jockey.
Etchings © Jindrich Pilecek.
Although they don't have large images, the Christies Auction site is a veritable smorgasbord for rare printed material. I seem to recall the above image, snagged at random, has something to do with galvanometry or human electricity or the somesuch. [Of particular note: 'The History of the Book: The Cornelius J. Hauck Collection' - auction next week. Drool.]
book, written on bark from the alim tree and used by medicine-men
in performing ceremonies. Folded in concertina fashion."
'Giulietta e Romeo' by Luigi Da Porto
(originally published sometime before 1529 - this is the book
that Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is based on)
'Genealogy and Race of all the Kings of England' 1562 by Giles Godet.
from 'Antiquarian Notes' 1789 by Dorothy Richardson.
It is a depiction of Logan Stones in Cornwall.
All the images from the Claxton Printers device onwards come from the excellent Rylands Collection at the University of Manchester. I've posted some alchemy images previously but there are more than 2,500 rare book images available. The bad news is that you must install the Insight™ Browser (not so bad). All of the above Rylands Collection images are made from spliced screen captures. They have an amazing and eclectic set of works - one of the best online UK repositories - and I still haven't been through them all.
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