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A variety of items printed on the in-house presses of St. John the Evangelist church, Limehouse, London. The church was destroyed on September 19, 1940, near the beginning of the Blitz.
February 4, 2013
Pages from Elizabeth Peabody's Universal History: Arranged to Illustrate Bem's Charts of Chronology. New York: Pub. for the author by Sheldon and Co, 1859. A system for charting historical events on a grid (representing historical periods, arranged chronologically); squares, divided into 9 parts each, to represent distinct categories of historical events; and colors, to show different "Nations".
September 2, 2011
"The sun shines high above The sounds of laughter The birds swoop down upon The crosses of old grey churches We say that we’re in love While secretly wishing for rain Sipping coke and playing games September’s here again September’s here again" - David Sylvian
September 7, 2010
Sample pages from an 1848 book for children intended to teach physical and political geography by way of rhymes set to popular tunes - jingoism notwithstanding. Lyon, Sarah M. 1848. The musical geography: a new natural arrangement of the names of all the physical features of the globe. Troy [N.Y.]: Young & Hart.
February 18, 2010
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