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Courtesy of the Biblioteca de Catalunya (http://www.bnc.cat): "Orlando Furioso" by Ludovico Ariosto (Castellà). (Public Domain) http://www.europeana.eu/portal/record/91963/E0388BF9E467D13D50B15281B8FCC4AE092B4D67.html

Courtesy of the Biblioteca de Catalunya : "Orlando Furioso" by Ludovico Ariosto (Castellà).

Montesquieu, Lettres Persanes, 2nd ed., Pierre Marteau, Cologne, 1721

Montesquieu, Lettres Persanes, 2nd ed., Pierre Marteau, Cologne, 1721

W.A. Dwiggins, Interior page from Strathmore Alexandra Japan booklet, 1918. Drawing and design by WAD.

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Dwiggins, Interior page from Strathmore Alexandra Japan booklet, Drawing and design by WAD.

LE TEMPLE DES MUSES | Zacharie Chatelain, 1733  Illustrations de Bernard Picart

Zacharie Chatelain, 1733 Illustrations by Bernard Picart

Institutions Newtoniennes  NEWTON (ISAAC), SIGORGNE (PIERRE)    Second edition, 6 folding engraved plates, contemporary mottled calf gilt, 8vo, Paris, Guillyn, 1769

Institutions Newtoniennes NEWTON (ISAAC), SIGORGNE (PIERRE) Second edition, 6 folding engraved plates, contemporary mottled calf gilt, 8vo, Paris, Guillyn, 1769

Alfred A. Knopf, 1915–2015: A Century in Publishing. Introduction by Charles McGrath, Foreword by Sonny Mehta. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2015. Book design by Peter Andersen. #knopf100 Read an excerpt from the introduction here: http://lithub.com/the-life-and-times-of-alfred-a-knopf/

Alfred A. Knopf, 1915–2015: A Century in Publishing. Introduction by Charles McGrath, Foreword by Sonny Mehta. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2015. Book design by Peter Andersen. #knopf100 Read an excerpt from the introduction here: http://lithub.com/the-life-and-times-of-alfred-a-knopf/

Regula beati Augustini episcopi cum constitutionibus canonicorum regularium capituli Windesemensis, & diversis privilegiis eidem capitulo ... Utrecht, excudebat Herman I van Borculo, 1553.

Utrecht, excudebat Herman I van Borculo,

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Особенности французской Антарктики, иначе называемой Америка, и ряда земель и…

Особенности французской Антарктики, иначе называемой Америка, и ряда земель и…

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Animal Life

Animal Life

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Jan Tschichold, brochure cover for The Pelican History of Art,