Book Cover of British Butterflies
Celtic Fairy Tales, c. 1891
Orchids: Their Culture and Management. London, 1903.
Photo with 4 notes
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Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, Folk and fairy tales (1883)
“Death in the Pot”, A Treatise on the Adulterations of Food (1820) - Front cover
Friedrich Christian Accum, 1769-1838.
A treatise on adulterations of food, and culinary poisons : exhibiting the fraudulent sophistications of bread, beer, wine, spirituous liquors, tea, coffee, cream, confectionery, vinegar, mustard, pepper, cheese, olive oil, pickles, and other articles employed in domestic economy ; and methods of detecting them.
The cover of A treatise on adulterations of food is as gory as Accum’s impression of the food industry: the book was soon known as “Death in the pot,” after the biblical quotation printed across the top under a skull and crossbones
Book Cover Alexander Pushkin’s Tales, 1900 by Viktor Vasnetsov
‘The minor poems of John Milton’ illustrated & decorated by A. Garth Jones. Published 1898 by George Bell & Sons.
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Various book covers designed by Margaret Neilson Armstrong.
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