visually oriented

realreadingrainbow:

"If you have a garden and a library you have everything you need." —CiceroHappy May Day from all of us at Reading Rainbow! What books would grow in your garden library?(Image via garden-of-solace.tumblr.com)

realreadingrainbow:

"If you have a garden and a library you have everything you need." —Cicero

Happy May Day from all of us at Reading Rainbow! What books would grow in your garden library?

(Image via garden-of-solace.tumblr.com)

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centuriespast:

Concordia with a bee’s hive. Illustration to ‘Insignia Familiarum’, Frankfurt: Feyerabend, 1579. A brown stain on the bee hive. 1579Woodcut (partially hand-coloured) and letterpress
Print made by Jost Amman .Published by Sigmund Feierabend .Printed by Georg Rab .
The British Museum

centuriespast:

Concordia with a bee’s hive. Illustration to ‘Insignia Familiarum’, Frankfurt: Feyerabend, 1579. A brown stain on the bee hive. 1579
Woodcut (partially hand-coloured) and letterpress

Print made by Jost Amman .
Published by Sigmund Feierabend .
Printed by Georg Rab .

The British Museum

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nprfreshair:

Author Harper Lee and actress Mary Badham (Scout) on the set of To Kill a Mockingbird in 1962. 
Today is Lee’s 87th birthday! 

nprfreshair:

Author Harper Lee and actress Mary Badham (Scout) on the set of To Kill a Mockingbird in 1962. 

Today is Lee’s 87th birthday! 

michaelmoonsbookshop:

A New Family herbal or a history and description of all of the British and Foreign Plants which are useful to man either as food, Medicine, Farming purposes or in the arts and manufactures compiled from the works of Hill, Woodville, Don, Culpepper, and other botanists by Richard Brook

undated in original cloth binding with gilt detailing and title - c1850

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