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An album of Baha’i calligraphy including childhood calligraphic exercises by Baha’u’llah and tablets by Baha’u’llah copi...
An anthology of Jain Digambara religious poetry. What is the manuscript? The Banārasī-vilāsa is a collection of philoso...
Book, Yellow back, Illustration, Image
Ward & Lock closely followed Routledge as the most prolific publisher of yellowbacks, producing series such as the Run a...
Paper folding book, Manuscript
The image shows a scene with horses and deer from Buddha’s last birth tale, Vessantara Jātaka, showing Prince Vessantara...
‘A Safe Investment’ is a short story written by Christina Rossetti and published by the Christian publication, The Churc...
This palm leaf manuscript contains Bhikkhu Patimokkha and Bhikkhuni Patimokkha (rules to be obeyed in communities of mon...
Manuscript, Illuminated manuscript, Image
A folding book manuscript in 59 folds made in Upper Burma. It has tooled leather covers with paper labels dated Manadala...
Manuscript, Paper folding book
A 19th-century Burmese folding book manuscript. What does it show? This manuscript contains images of eight festivals in...
Paper folding book, Manuscript
An 19th-century funeral or commemoration book. About the manuscript This Thai folding book (samut khoi) made from mul...
The Principles of Biology by Herbert Spencer (1864) looked at biology in terms of themes, such as Function, Adaptation a...
A superb example of the Odisha tradition of painting on cloth (patha chitra). What is depicted in it? This painting fea...
In 1843 Alexander Macmillan and his brother Daniel opened their first bookshop together in Cambridge and thus began one ...
Charles Alban Buckler’s watercolour view of the ruins of Llanthony Priory in Monmouthshire shows him continuing in the t...
This decorated wooden chest for a Kammavaca manuscript dates back to the 19th century and was made in north Thailand. ...
In the late 1830s, Charles Dickens (1812–1870) lived next to the Foundling Hospital in central London. The refuge for ab...