Depictions spanning almost a whole millennium – in chronological order – of comets, meteors, meteorites and shooting stars.
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Short educational film on what can be seen in the night sky through a telescope, including a look at constellations, the mountains of the moon, the planets, and the…more
Highlights from a book of 120 woodcuts depicting a series of fantastically bizarre and grotesque figures, reminiscent of some of the more inventive and twisted crea…more
A series of superbly intricate and striking “brain maps”, illustrating Dr Alesha Sivartha’s unique blend of blend of science, sociology, mysticism and religion, a s…more
Pages from a remarkable book, the result of a collaboration across many decades between a master scribe, the Croatian-born Georg Bocskay, and Flemish artist Joris H…more
Arguably the very first images to depict space travel on a scientific basis, these wonderful illustrations are the work of the French illustrator Émile-Antoine Bay…more
Exquisite illustrations from a 19th-century Persian version of an ancient Indian collection of animal fables called the Panchatantra….more
Collection of acerbic animal fables, penned by the likes of Honoré de Balzac and George Sand, and illustrated by the brilliant J. J. Grandville….more
Poissons, Ecrevisses et Crabes can lay claim to be being the earliest known publication in colour on fish, though many specimens seem to border on fantasy….more