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‘My First Kafka’: A Book for Kids written by Matthue Roth and illustrated by Rohan Daniel Eason

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Repetitive pattern in white and greys on a black ground; stylised flowers, fruit […], Daniël Marot (I), 1703 - 1712

Repetitive pattern in white and greys on a black ground; stylised flowers, fruit […], Daniël Marot (I), 1703 - 1712

(Source: rijksmuseum.nl)

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Allegemeines historisches Taschenbuch oder Ubriss der merkwürdigsten neuen Welt-Begebenheiten enthaltend für 1784 die Geschichte der Revolution von Nord America
Written by Matthias Christian Sprengel
(German, 1746–1803)
Artist: After Johann Heinrich Ramberg (German, Hanover 1763–1840 Hanover)
Artist: After Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki (German, Danzig 1726–1801 Berlin)
Engraver: D. Berger (German, 18th century)
Publisher: Haude & Spener (Berlin)
Binder: Stikeman and Co. (New York, NY)
Date: 1784–87
Medium: plates: black ink and wash on paper, and etching

Allegemeines historisches Taschenbuch oder Ubriss der merkwürdigsten neuen Welt-Begebenheiten enthaltend für 1784 die Geschichte der Revolution von Nord America
Written by Matthias Christian Sprengel
(German, 1746–1803)
Artist: After Johann Heinrich Ramberg (German, Hanover 1763–1840 Hanover)
Artist: After Daniel Nikolaus Chodowiecki (German, Danzig 1726–1801 Berlin)
Engraver: D. Berger (German, 18th century)
Publisher: Haude & Spener (Berlin)
Binder: Stikeman and Co. (New York, NY)
Date: 1784–87
Medium: plates: black ink and wash on paper, and etching

(Source: metmuseum.org)

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Sconce Representing Winter, from ‘Wand-Leuchter die 4 Jahrseiten vorstellend’Martin Engelbrecht
(German, Augsburg 1684–1756 Augsburg)
Date: ca. 1730–1756
Medium: Etching

Sconce Representing Winter, from ‘Wand-Leuchter die 4 Jahrseiten vorstellend’
Martin Engelbrecht
(German, Augsburg 1684–1756 Augsburg)
Date: ca. 1730–1756
Medium: Etching

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If only there could be an invention that bottled up a memory, like scent. And it never faded, and it never got stale. And then, when one wanted it, the bottle could be uncorked, and it would be like living the moment all over again.
Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca (via observando)
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The Twelve Months of Flowers / May

Thirty three varieties of flowers including roses, tulips and hyacinths arranged in and beside a decorative vase on a carved ledge, the flowers numbered and a key below; after Peter Casteels. 1730 Etching and engraving

The Twelve Months of Flowers / May

Thirty three varieties of flowers including roses, tulips and hyacinths arranged in and beside a decorative vase on a carved ledge, the flowers numbered and a key below; after Peter Casteels. 1730 Etching and engraving

(Source: britishmuseum.org)

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Book cover. Flowers. Lacquered on papier mâché.
Iran, 19th Century

Book cover. Flowers. Lacquered on papier mâché.
Iran, 19th Century

(Source: britishmuseum.org)

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Hansel and Gretel: A Pop-up Book by Louise Rowe

Hansel and Gretel: A Pop-up Book by Louise Rowe

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Philip Wilson Steer, Mrs Cyprian Williams and her Two Little Girls, 1891

Philip Wilson Steer, Mrs Cyprian Williams and her Two Little Girls, 1891

(Source: tate.org.uk)

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Harrington Mann, The Fairy Tale, 1902

Harrington Mann, The Fairy Tale, 1902

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Thémidore ou mon histoire et celle de ma maitresse, XX illustrations en sanguine, d’après les dessins de Lubin de Beauvais, 1911

Thémidore ou mon histoire et celle de ma maitresse, XX illustrations en sanguine, d’après les dessins de Lubin de Beauvais, 1911

(Source: commons.wikimedia.org)

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The Maxims of Methuselah by Gelett Burgess, Louis D. Fancher, 1907

The Maxims of Methuselah by Gelett Burgess, Louis D. Fancher, 1907

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Cat playing with an adder. Etching by Karl Bodmer about 1873 in The Portfolio.

Cat playing with an adder. Etching by Karl Bodmer about 1873 in The Portfolio.

(Source: commons.wikimedia.org)

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