Fabre’s Book of Insects (1921)

Condensed and beautifully illustrated English version of the ten volume series on insects by Jean-Henri Fabre in which he brought out the beauty and drama in the li…more

X is for…

How alphabet books dealt with the letter X before the rise of x-rays and xylophones….more

Paterson’s Roads (1826 edition)

Perhaps the closest thing the 19th century ever got to Google Street View, a book to guide the journeyer along the major roads of England and Wales….more

Sign up for our newsletter!
The latest wonders from the site to your inbox.
Once every two weeks.

Privacy Policy | More info
You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on provided link in our emails.

ALSO FOLLOW US ON:

facebooktwitterpinterestinstagramtumblryoutuberss