BROWNING, Robert (1812-1889). The Poetical Works of Robert Browning with Portraits. London: Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. for Smith, Elder, & Co, 1899.
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Hidden Edge Painted Books
Please click on the "choose an option" box to view our current stock What is a hidden edge or foredge painting? A hidden edge painting is one that is not visible when the book is closed. In order to view the painting, the leaves of the book must be fanned, exposing the edges of the pages and painting. This age old art can be traced back centuries, but is unfortunately a dying art with just a handful of edge painters still practising. DecorBooks wants to revive this beautiful forgotten art…
Kettingboek uit de zeventiende eeuw | Historiek
Net als veel andere steden beschikte Weesp sinds de zestiende eeuw over een min of meer openbare bibliotheek, waarin de boeken in kasten of op lectrijnen stonden, kerkbankachtige constructies met een zitbank ervoor.
Where the Road Goes
I am so very excited to share one of my favorite sites with you. Where the Road Goes is the epitome of excellent travel writing - Richard Stupart shares the essence of thoughtful travel and extraordinary travel photos. Can I tell you how much I love this site?
Good Friday 2014 | Essex Voices Past
Today’s post is an image of The Crucifixion taken from the mortuary roll of Lucy de Vere. In the twelfth century, she founded the Benedictine nunnery of Castle Hedingham, North Essex and and was its first prioress. According to the British Library’s catalogue “The roll was sent to 122 religious houses in the southern half …
Tibetan Books and Printing - 16th or 17th Century Sanskrit Book
Tibetan Books and Printing 16th or 17th Century Sanskrit Book Potalaworld, 12" x 3 1/2"x 2 1/4". Nepal, 119 pages, five pages with paintings of deities, rest of pages are commentary and prayers. Wooden covers. Rare piece. 1500
I don't have enough knowledge of Hindi or Sanskrit to be able to explain all of these strange conjunct forms, but they sure are interesting to look at!! "CallingTo", a flickr user, has uploaded a bunch of scans of strange letterforms. Check them out! I should probably hunt this fellow down to learn more! And if anyone can make it, in a few hours, you should check out Typography Day 2008. I'm on the wrong continent. ... er... sub-continent? Also, if anyone wants to take over my job, but split…