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Timestamp: 1403132442


Gaston Smit pour Les Editions Prima.http://aucarrefouretrange.blogspot.fr/2013/04/editions-prima-un-ajout.html

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Timestamp: 1398898838


The Snow Drop

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Timestamp: 1398726049


Everyone, this weekend is your LAST CHANCE to check out "Illuminated Palaces." After Monday (Oct. 28), all those fantastic extra-illustrated books go off view and head back into the vaults. SO COME SEE THEM.

UPDATE: Ha! Just kidding. We’ve extended the exhibition to Nov. 18, so you have some extra time.

Timestamp: 1396652446

Shokugaku keigen by Udagawa Yoan. Edo: Suharaya Ihachi, etc., 1837

The first edition was published in 1834. It is an introduction to botany written in kanbun(classical Chinese). It describes Linnaean taxonomy using 24 classes to classify plants by their roots and foliage and even covers such subjects as physiology and biochemistry. The illustrations from various Dutch books were used. It accompanies Shokugaku keigen zu with 21 color woodblock prints.

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Timestamp: 1392778843


Devil Tales

Virginia Frazer-Boyle
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1900

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Timestamp: 1390294863