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

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

Napoleon’s Oraculum (1839)

Apparently consulted by Napoleon “before every important occasion” the fortune-telling Oraculum was originally discovered in one of the Royal tombs of Egypt during …more

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