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Scrapbook of Hand-Coloured Juvenile Woodcut Emblems

- July 5, 2018 in emblems, juvenile, scrapbook, woodcuts

The pages of this unique book have had pasted onto them a collection of cut out emblems featured in such juvenile literature.

Scrapbook of Hand-Coloured Juvenile Woodcut Emblems

- July 5, 2018 in emblems, juvenile, scrapbook, woodcuts

The pages of this unique book have had pasted onto them a collection of cut out emblems featured in such juvenile literature.

The Adventures of Cinderella (ca.1810)

- May 29, 2014 in children's book, cinderella, juvenile

A short and wonderfully illustrated version of the Cinderella tale most probably dating from the early 19th century (no date can be made out in the book itself).

The Adventures of Cinderella (ca.1810)

- May 29, 2014 in children's book, cinderella, juvenile

A short and wonderfully illustrated version of the Cinderella tale most probably dating from the early 19th century (no date can be made out in the book itself).

Endless Amusement (1820)

- February 19, 2013 in acoustics, arithmetic, card tricks, chemistry, collections, electricity, experiments, fireworks, hydraulics, hydrostatics, juvenile, magnetism, mechanics, optics, pyrotechnics, Science, texts, Texts: 19th, Texts: Childrens, Texts: Miscellaneous, Texts: Non-fiction, Texts: Science, tricks

Endless Amusement, a collection of nearly 400 entertaining experiments in various branches of science, including acoustics, arithmetic, chemistry, electricity, hydraulics, hydrostatics, magnetism, mechanics, optics, wonders of the air pump, all the popular tricks and changes of the cards, &c., &c., &c.; 1820; Thorp and Burch, and Thomas Boys, London. As it states on the title page, a collection of “nearly 400 entertaining experiments in various branches of science, including acoustics, arithmetic, chemistry, electricity, hydraulics, hydrostatics, magnetism, mechanics, optics, wonders of the air pump, all the popular tricks and changes of the cards, &c., &c., &c. : to which is added, A complete system of pyrotechny, or, The art of making fireworks: the whole so clearly explained, as to be within the reach of the most limited capacity”. The book is housed at the Internet Archive, contributed by the California Digital Library. DONATE NOW TO SAVE THE PUBLIC DOMAIN REVIEW! With our initial funding now come to an end, we need your support to help us continue our mission – to promote the public domain as an indispensable public good, and to curate and showcase the most interesting out-of-copyright works on the web. SIGN UP TO THE NEWSLETTER Sign up to [...]