Rainbows in Art

Depictions spanning more than 800 years – in chronological order – of that most enigmatic of weather phenomena, the rainbow….more

The Art of Dreams

A compendium of various artworks in which dreams are depicted, including works by Blake, Grandville, Hokusai, Redon and Dürer….more

Emblems Ancient and Modern (1699)

Beautiful 17th century book showing various emblems with mottos described in German, Latin, French and Italian, and the emblems themselves described only in German….more

Musaeum Clausum (1684)

Thomas Browne’s remarkable account of an imagined inventory of ‘remarkable books, antiquities, pictures and rarities of several kinds, scarce or never seen by any…more