A graphic vocabulary list intended for "sourds-muets" (deaf-mutes) printed in Nancy, France, in 1830.
September 25, 2008
The Book of accidents: designed for young children. New Haven : S. Babcock, Sidney's press, 1831.
June 23, 2008
An advertising flyer from the Dorian Book Service, which offered gay- and lesbian-themed publications in the 1960s. [View the large size to read the hilarious introduction - using what can be considered today "sanctioned vocabulary".]
March 20, 2008
La famille quatre cents coups A surrealist artist's book by Claude Roy  Cover stars: A layout with overlay: and without:
January 2, 2008
Stacey Grimaldi, The Toilet, London, 1821. The original issue of a book form that was popular in England and then republished in the United States in the 1820s. A set of virtues is taught using illustrations of items found on a lady's dressing table (the "toilet" of the title), each revealed with the lift of a delicate flap. This copy was the property of the author.
December 21, 2007