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The unicorn in the bookplate is a detail from the renowned series of tapestries known as ‘The Hunt of the Unicorn’. Is the owner of this bookplate really the French journalist Gérard Carreyrou (1942)? The work that carries this bookplate does seem to fit with his interests as a politically-oriented journalist. It is a biography of the French Protestant anti-monarchist Philippe Plessis du Mornay: Histoire de la vie de … Philippes de Mornay seigneur du Plessis (Leiden 1647)…

The unicorn in the bookplate is a detail from the renowned series of tapestries known as ‘The Hunt of the Unicorn’. Is the owner of this bookplate really the French journalist Gérard Carreyrou (1942)? The work that carries this bookplate does seem to fit with his interests as a politically-oriented journalist. It is a biography of the French Protestant anti-monarchist Philippe Plessis du Mornay: Histoire de la vie de … Philippes de Mornay seigneur du Plessis (Leiden 1647)…

Keep this in mind all you proud "African Americans" and all other interested parties who honor truth above deception and tradition.  This goes for every other Negro that has been 'renamed' by Europeans based on where slavery left their descendants at post Trans Atlantic Slave Trade. #wakeupblackhebrews #researchforyourselves

Keep this in mind all you proud "African Americans" and all other interested parties who honor truth above deception and tradition. This goes for every other Negro that has been 'renamed' by Europeans based on where slavery left their descendants at post Trans Atlantic Slave Trade. #wakeupblackhebrews #researchforyourselves

Godzilla Retro Poster

Godzilla Retro Poster

If you're at all interested in vintage (30s and 40s) sewing and dolls, you may have heard of Edith Flack Ackley.  She had lots of patterns as well a book called "Dolls to Make for Fun and Profit" I...

Cute (free!) vintage doll pattern

If you're at all interested in vintage (30s and 40s) sewing and dolls, you may have heard of Edith Flack Ackley. She had lots of patterns as well a book called "Dolls to Make for Fun and Profit" I...

Alchemist bookplate

Alchemist bookplate

The Secret Teachings of Jesus: Four Gnostic Gospels by Marvin Meyer, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0394744330/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_ueBNqb021FRWV

The Secret Teachings of Jesus: Four Gnostic Gospels by Marvin Meyer, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0394744330/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_ueBNqb021FRWV

This is a late medieval urine wheel from 1506. It is part of the Wellcome Collection in London. Before stethoscopes and x-rays, a pot of piss was an important diagnostic tool in medicine. Doctors, who were often referred to as "piss prophets," used the wheel to diagnose patients according to the color of their urine. They also tasted the urine and could even diagnose diabetes due to the sweetness of the pee. From this practice, uromancy emerged. This was a form of divination in which the…

This is a late medieval urine wheel from 1506. It is part of the Wellcome Collection in London. Before stethoscopes and x-rays, a pot of piss was an important diagnostic tool in medicine. Doctors, who were often referred to as "piss prophets," used the wheel to diagnose patients according to the color of their urine. They also tasted the urine and could even diagnose diabetes due to the sweetness of the pee. From this practice, uromancy emerged. This was a form of divination in which the…

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Universal_One_Page_105 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Robert Frost bookplate...

Robert Frost bookplate...

singing bird

singing bird

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