Tuesday, December 6, 2011

You know when you happen upon something on the internet


You look up an image and you find a very  beautiful blog. Here's where I ended up from the Morgan Library in NYC to Bibliodyssey: 


Books~~Illustrations~~Science~~History~~Visual Materia Obscura~~Eclectic Bookart




Das Baby-Liederbuch 1914 a Baby Songbook



Anjou Bible - illuminated manuscript parchment

The Royal Anjou Bible

"By any definition, it is one of the supreme Bibles of the gothic period"
[Christopher de Hamel*, Cambridge]


16th c. hand-drawn map of East coast of USA

The Vallard Atlas

North America, East Coast

It amazing that you get as much done as you do.......quote by a former student to me right now!


 

1 comment:

Sara said...

Wow, that is a marvelous blog...I'm bookmarking that one, thanks for the link.

Love your new header, so charming. And so interesting to see the shop has an elephant on its sign....in the midst of all that Dutch winter snow!