“The Seven Liberal Arts” from the Hortus Deliciarum.
Posts tagged rare books.
Plate from the ‘Histoire Physique, Politique et Naturelle de l’ile de Cuba’ (1838-1857).
One of Aubrey Beardsley’s illustrations for Le Morte D’arthur, depicting the Lady of the Lake telling Arthur about Excalibur.
From a 1904 atlas at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Brooklyn Collection.
German books at Bobst, with the recycled page used to line the text-block peeking out of both. The Fraktur-style font gives away the language.
In the stacks at NYU’s Bobst Library—a missing spine reveals the map reused to line the text-block.