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The Public Domain Review: Selected Essays, Vol. VI

Paperback

Overview

Paperback / 216mm x 140mm / 226 pages
70lb paper / full colour / 13 essays / 103 illustrations


Dancing plagues, mesmeric frenzies, blazing worlds, prophetic witches, medieval toys, perfect elephants, the art of Mardi Gras and the proto-surrealist visions of J. J. Grandville.

Thirteen of our best essays from 2018 — full colour with more than 100 illustrations, all printed on sumptuous 70lb paper.

“a gold mine of fantastic images and stories” — New York Times

Sale period runs until midnight November 13th, after which the books will be shipped, all in time for Christmas anywhere in the world!

(Available to buy in USD, GBP, EUR, AUD or CAD — change if you need using the currency switcher below)

Overview

Paperback / 216mm x 140mm / 226 pages
70lb paper / full colour / 13 essays / 103 illustrations


Dancing plagues, mesmeric frenzies, blazing worlds, prophetic witches, medieval toys, perfect elephants, the art of Mardi Gras and the proto-surrealist visions of J. J. Grandville.

Thirteen of our best essays from 2018 — full colour with more than 100 illustrations, all printed on sumptuous 70lb paper.

“a gold mine of fantastic images and stories” — New York Times

Sale period runs until midnight November 13th, after which the books will be shipped, all in time for Christmas anywhere in the world!

(Available to buy in USD, GBP, EUR, AUD or CAD — change if you need using the currency switcher below)

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Dancing plagues, mesmeric frenzies, blazing worlds, prophetic witches, perfect elephants, medieval toys, the art of Mardi Gras and the proto-surrealist visions of J. J. Grandville.

Full colour with more than 100 illustrations, all printed on sumptuous 70lb paper.

Introduction

Bennett Gilbert
The Dreams of an Inventor in 1420

Ned Pennant-Rea
The Dancing Plague of 1518

Dániel Margócsy
Elephants, Horses, and the Proportions of Paradise

Natalie Lawrence
Fallen Angels: Birds of Paradise in Early Modern Europe

Ed Simon
Divining the Witch of York: Propaganda and Prophecy

Emily Lord Fransee
Mistress of a New World: Early Science Fiction in Europe’s “age of Discovery”

Ian Campbell Ross
“Alas, Poor Yorick!”: The Death and Life of Laurence Sterne

Seán Williams
Rambling Reflections: On Summers in Switzerland and Sheffield

Urte Laukaityte
Mesmerising Science: The Franklin Commission and the Modern Clinical Trial

Patricia Mainardi
Grandville, Visions, and Dreams

Bernd Brunner
Bringing the Ocean Home

Allison C. Meier
Illustrating Carnival: Remembering the Overlooked Artists Behind Early Mardi Gras

David Tibet
Eric, Count Stenbock: A Catch of a Ghost

Extremely soft unisex T-shirt made from superior Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton. Sweat-shop free.

Shipping to US, Canada, UK, EU, Australia
$6 for Selected Essays Vol.1 (it’s big!), and $5 for all other books. Selected Essays books and New Editions books are sent separately. Multiple copies of any book within a category can be sent for an additional $3 per book.

Shipping to anywhere else in the world
$9 for Selected Essays Vol.1 (it’s big!), and $7 for all other books. Selected Essays books and New Editions books are sent separately. Multiple copies of any book within a category can be sent for an additional $4 per book.

Delivery
Please note that all orders for Essay books placed before 14th November will take a bit longer than usual (see updated delivery times below) — all timed to be in time for Christmas delivery.

Estimated delivery times from day of ordering, in business days, are as follows:

Selected Essays

New Editions

US

10 to 21

14 to 24

UK

14 to 24

10 to 21

EU

14 to 24

14 to 24

Everywhere else

14 to 24

14 to 24

Duty

Although extremely unlikely (as most countries do not charge duty for books), customers receiving Selected Essays books to addresses outside of the US, and customers receiving New Editions books outside of the UK or EU, may be required to pay duties and taxes to claim your package, depending on your local customs office.

Returns

If you change your mind you have 14 days (from getting the order) to return it though you will have to pay for return postage costs to the UK. If it arrives to you damaged or faulty then you will be refunded the full cost you paid including the cost of delivery. For more info see our Returns Policy.

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