Ernst Haeckel’s Jellyfish

Haeckel’s stunning illustrations of medusae, in whose ethereal forms he glimpsed a reflection of his first wife, who died tragically at the age of 29….more

Album of Seaweed Pictures (1848)

Fine specimen of a 19th-century seaweed album, in which marine algae is rendered into designs, bouquets, and even sometimes intricate little scenes….more

The American Woods

a selection of pages from Romeyn Beck Hough’s epic fourteen volume work The American Woods, a collection of more than 1000 paper-thin wood samples representing more…more

Francis Bacon on Gardens (1902)

Featuring artwork by Lucien Pissarro, this is a beautiful art nouveau edition of an essay on gardens by the Renaissance philosopher Francis Bacon (1561-1626)….more