Posts tagged "books":

A cyanotype of Cystoseira fibrosa

29 May 2019

From Anna Atkins’ 1843 “Photographs of British Algae” using cyanotypes (the blueprint process). There’s more at https://publicdomainreview.org/collections/cyanotypes-of-british-algae-by-anna-atkins-1843/

Tags: art books

Conservation of meaning

25 May 2019

So I’m considering going back and working through all the math that I zipped through in school but never deeply understood. Act 1: the start of George Chrystal’s Algebra: An Elementary Text-Book, the 1904 Adam & Charles Black edition.

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Tags: math books

Endless books

25 Apr 2019

C.S. Lewis recalls his childhood’s books:

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Tags: books

North Carolina folklore

02 Mar 2019

I wish I had time to read all the interesting books in the world. Here’s the Frank C. Brown collection of North Carolina folklore:

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Tags: books

New weapons, old medicine

29 Aug 2018

From Simon Winchester’s The Professor and the Madman:

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