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Our New Countdown Calendar for Works Entering the Public Domain

- December 2, 2021 in Uncategorized

A new section on the site dedicated to celebrating works entering the public domain.

*Odd Showers* (1870)

- December 2, 2021 in Uncategorized

An odd little book about frogs and fishes raining down from the sky and the reasons why they do so.

The Launch of Our End-of-Year Fundraiser!

- December 1, 2021 in Uncategorized

Our End-of-Year Fundraiser is launched, and the new postcards theme will be Ink.

*Clavis Artis* by “Zoroaster”

- November 30, 2021 in Uncategorized

Alchemical images from a 17th- or 18th-century manuscript that claims to be much older: a direct translation from Zoroaster himself.

William Wells Brown, Wildcat Banker

- November 24, 2021 in Uncategorized

A cottage industry, yes, but a barbershop bank? Ross Bullen plots how a story told by William Wells Brown — novelist, historian, playwright, physician, and escaped slave — circulated, first through his own works, and then abroad, as a parable of American banking gone bad.

Joseph Perry’s Medical Illustrations of Miscarriage (1834)

- November 23, 2021 in Uncategorized

Compiled over the course of roughly six years, Granville’s medical text, features 12 coloured plates by Joseph Perry.

Last Order Dates for Christmas 2021

- November 18, 2021 in Uncategorized

The recommended cut-off dates to order from our shop by to ensure delivery in time for Dec 25th.

28 New Prints Up On Our Online Shop

- November 17, 2021 in Uncategorized

New delights for your walls, including works by Blake, Grandville, Redon, Hiroshige, and lots of stunning Japanese firework illustrations.

Imaging Inscape: *The Human Soul* (1913)

- November 17, 2021 in Uncategorized

Hippolyte Baraduc’s book recounts his invention of a photography-like process in which his subjects directly transmitted their soul’s vibrations onto a chemical plate.

Theresa Babb’s Photographs of Friendship (ca. 1898)

- November 16, 2021 in Uncategorized

Theresa Babb's turn of the century photographs let us glimpse into a personal world of female friendship.