small defeats: two of the books from the library have holds on them, I have about 800 pages to read before tomorrow.
Epigraph to T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land, 1922:I have seen with my own eyes the Sibyl hanging in a jar,
and when the boys asked her “What do you want?” She answered,
“I want to die.”
Couronnement Charles VI le Fol - The coronation of Charles VI of France in 1380.
Art by Virginia Sterrett (1921) from TANGLEWOOD TALES.
attractive hand coloured plates
The Four Seasons; a short account of the structure of Plants being four lectures written for the Working Men’s Institute in Paris
Wootz steel bladed axe from the early 19th century.