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The Public Domain Review: Selected Essays, Vol. VI
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Paperback / 216mm x 140mm / 224 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.” — The New York Times
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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 by Adam Green

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



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