The Art of Dreams

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

Flowers of the Sky

Depictions spanning almost a whole millennium – in chronological order – of comets, meteors, meteorites and shooting stars….more

The Little Book of Love

A Valentine’s gift to top all Valentine’s gifts – the Petit Livre d’Amour (Little Book of Love) was an ornate bespoke book given by the 16th-century Lyon-born poe…more

George Wither’s Emblem Book (1635)

The emblem book of English poet, pamphleteer, and satirist George Wither (1588 – 1667). Wither was employed by a London publisher called Henry Taunton to write Engl…more

Fortunio Liceti’s Monsters (1665)

Highlights from the illustrations in the 1665 edition of Fortunio Liceti’s De Monstris, originally published, without the illustrations, in 1616. Liceti’s work,…more