Alphabets and the history of writing - Usborne quicklinks
Between 1617 and 1621 the English physician and polymath Robert Fludd published his masterwork Utriusque Cosmi, a book split into two volumes and packed with over 60 intricate engravings. Urszula Szulakowska explores the philosophical and theological ideas behind the extraordinary images found in the second part of the work.
≈ Beautiful Antique Books ≈ English Illustration: ‘The Sixties’ 1857-70, by Gleeson White. London, 1903 (book cover)
Art & Design Inspiration Fix for April 20th 2012
08-20-2009 by Andy Gilmore
Alchemical Emblems, Occult Diagrams, and Memory Arts: Ripley Scroll - Notice "The next imagine in the series : the bird of Hermes who flew toward the chemical marriage. The bird reminded me of the illustration of the wedding from Ashmole 782"
in "Missale et horae ad usum Fratrum Minorum", édition: 1301-1400, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 757