The Book of the Homeless (1916)

Collection of essays, art, poetry, and musical scores, edited by Edith Wharton, whose profits were used to fund civilians displaced by World War I….more

Walter Crane’s Painting Book (1889)

Long before the current craze for adult colouring books came this 19th-century painting book from one of the finest contributors to the Golden Age of illustration….more

Apollinaire’s Calligrammes (1918)

A book of poetry by French writer Guillaume Apollinaire, noted for its use of “caligrams” in which typeface and arrangement of words on the page add to the meaning …more

Thackerayana (1875)

A remarkable compendium of more than six hundred doodles made by the nineteenth-century author William Makepeace Thackeray, depicting a huge range of subjects, from…more