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The Fourth Bear: A Nursery Crime (Jack Spratt Investigates): Jasper Fforde: 9780143038924: Amazon.com: Books

The Fourth Bear: A Nursery Crime (Jack Spratt Investigates): Jasper Fforde: 9780143038924: Amazon.com: Books

A Companion to Arthurian & Celtic Myths & Legends

A Companion to Arthurian & Celtic Myths & Legends

Tyson

Tyson

The Medieval Craft of Memory: An Anthology of Texts and Pictures (Material Texts)

The Medieval Craft of Memory: An Anthology of Texts and Pictures (Material Texts)

For anyone interested in old books and medicine, the Wellcome Library in London has (excitingly) digitized a huge chunk of their extensive library of antique domestic “recipe” books and manuscripts.  Spanning three hundred years (their collection begins in the 1500s), the 270+ books are an amazing window into old medicine and household lore.  Above are images from two randomly selected manuscripts, both from the mid-1600s.  Look closely, and you might get some pointers on how to prevent bed…

For anyone interested in old books and medicine, the Wellcome Library in London has (excitingly) digitized a huge chunk of their extensive library of antique domestic “recipe” books and manuscripts. Spanning three hundred years (their collection begins in the 1500s), the 270+ books are an amazing window into old medicine and household lore. Above are images from two randomly selected manuscripts, both from the mid-1600s. Look closely, and you might get some pointers on how to prevent bed…

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