At the fore-edge (by Ron and Co.)
Models choosing antiquarian books wearing fashion from Brighton-based brand Daniella Christina (DC). Photograph by Photocillin, 2012.
Colin Page Antiquarian Books on Brighton’s Duke Street became a fitting setting for a 1940s-inspired fashion shoot. Daniella Christina chose the site as a suitable background for the vintage-inspired collection having decided on a Bletchley Park theme for the images.
Our May 1 auction of Early Printed, Medical & Scientific Books includes a run of 18th- and 19th-century books on Dentistry, including:
Pierre Fauchard, Le Chirurgien Dentiste …, Paris, 1746; Joseph Fox, The Natural History of the Human Teeth, London, 1803; Joseph Fox, The Natural History and Diseases of the Human Teeth, London, 1814; James Edmund Garretson, A Treatise on the Diseases and Surgery of the Mouth and Jaws, Philadelphia, 1869; John Hunter, The Natural History of the Human Teeth: Explaining Their Structure, Use, Formation, Growth, and Diseases, London, 1771; Levi Spear Parmly, A Practical Guide to the Management of the Teeth, Philadelphia, 1819.
Don’t forget to brush!
Joseph Boulogne loved music. The singing of the birds, the beat of drums, the peal of church bells—and most of all, the soaring notes of his violin. But as the son of a white plantation owner and a black slave, newly arrived in France from the West Indies, what chance did Joseph have for success with his music? Here is the true story of an extraordinary boy who overcame the prejudices of his peers to become one of the finest classical musicians in all of Europe.