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

On the Writing of the Insane (1870)

A book of observations on the peculiarities of writing styles as shown by asylum patients, by G. Mackenzie Bacon, a medical superintendant at Cambridgshire County A…more

Choregraphie (1701)

First published in 1700, this manual details a dance notation system invented by Raoul-Auger Feuillet which revolutionised the dance world….more