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¶ Brant — Das Narrenschiff (1498)

Brant, Sebastian. Das Narrenschiff. Trans. Jacobus Locher Philomusus. Basel: Johann Bergmann, de Olpe, 1 March 1498.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 98 (sold to Pickering for £2 18… 9 more words

Sotheby 1898

¶ Apuleius — Asinus aureus (1510)

Apuleius. Asinus aureus. Ed. Nicholas Udall. Venice: Phil. Pincium Mantuanum, 1510.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 127 (sold to Breslauer for £3 3s.). — Unlocated.

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Sotheby 1898

Why My Children will Grow up on Bedtime Stories from a Fictional Universe: A Review of Beedle the Bard

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Dumbledore gave Hermione a copy of a children’s book in his will. In 2008, J.K. Rowling gave that book to us. 398 more words


Acorn, Nottingham, 2011

“Acorn” burglar alarm, Nottingham • And now for some wonky ones. • Spotted: Friar Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1, England, 2011 • Politics: In the Labour constituency of Nottingham South

Burglar Alarm

Lisa Larson Flygplan

Amongst Sweden’s better known exports are Abba, Volvo and Ikea… and then there’s Lisa Larson, a ceramicist and designer.

Some of her better known mid-century sculptures include Small Zoo (1955), ABC-girls (1958), Africa (1964) and Children of the World (1974–75). 17 more words


¶ Argnani — Le ceramiche e maioliche (1889)

Argnani, Federigo. Le ceramiche e maioliche faentine dalla loro origine fino al principio del secolo XVI. Faenza: G. Montanari, 1889.


Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. 10 more words

Sotheby 1898