Illustrations by Sungwon
Medical Historical Library in the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library, Yale University. al-Muṭahhar ibn Muḥammad Yazdī (flourished 1184), Faraḥ nāmah (Farah’s encyclopedia of nature), also known by the title Ajayib al-dunya (Wonders of the world).
“The work is a treatise on natural history by al-Muṭahhar ibn Muḥammad al-Yazdi (flourished circa 1184). The manuscript was copied in the 17th century in a large Taliq script, and is illuminated with detailed multicolored illustrations of animals, birds, plants, rocks, and humans.”
City of the Future from The Wonderful World, The Adventure of the Earth We Live On, 1954. Illus by Kempster & Evans.
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New PRIME card from Echo Locations. More info and story coming soon. Also, I recommend clicking and making it big.
Old French fairy tales by Sophie Ségur, (c1920)
Illustrations by Virginia Frances Sterrett
“Ah, ha! you are at last in my domain, little fool!”