Choregraphie (1701)

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

An Alphabet of History (1905)

An Alphabet of History, the words by Wilbur D. Nesbit, the pictures by Ellsworth Young; 1905; Paul Elder and Company Publishers, San Francisco. “Who frets about t…more

Wonderful Balloon Ascents (1870)

A wonderful book of balloon travel tracing the rise of “Balloonomania”, the huge fad in hot air balloons that originated in France in the late 18th century and cont…more

Quarles’ Emblems (1886)

Francis Quarles was an English poet most famous for his emblem book originally published in 1635. This 19th century edition has been embellished with new illustrati…more

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