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The singing bird of heaven.

Warwick Goble, from Green Willow and other Japanese fairy tales, by Grace James, London, 1910.

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The singing bird of heaven.

Warwick Goble, from Green Willow and other Japanese fairy tales, by Grace James, London, 1910.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, September 1, 2014
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That Turnham-Green, which dainty pigeons fed,
But feeds no more : for Solomon is dead.
(A journey to Exeter)

Hugh Thomson, from Old English songs, with an introduction by Austin Dobson, London, 1894.

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That Turnham-Green, which dainty pigeons fed,
But feeds no more : for Solomon is dead.
(A journey to Exeter)

Hugh Thomson, from Old English songs, with an introduction by Austin Dobson, London, 1894.

(Source: archive.org)

Thursday, August 7, 2014
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Jay on a magnolia branch.

 From Documents japonais (Japanese art documents), by Charles Gillot, Paris, 188?

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

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Jay on a magnolia branch.

From Documents japonais (Japanese art documents), by Charles Gillot, Paris, 188?

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Industrial design — cranes flying over the waters.

 from Documents japonais (Japanese art documents), by Charles Gillot, Paris, 188?

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Industrial design — cranes flying over the waters.

from Documents japonais (Japanese art documents), by Charles Gillot, Paris, 188?

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, July 7, 2014
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All in confusion now at last,
The birds upon the shore were cast.

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

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All in confusion now at last,
The birds upon the shore were cast.

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, July 6, 2014
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The swallow’s second letter.

J-J. Grandville, from Vie privée et publique des animaux (Public and Private Life of Animals), under the direction of P. J. Stahl, Paris, 1867.

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The swallow’s second letter.

J-J. Grandville, from Vie privée et publique des animaux (Public and Private Life of Animals), under the direction of P. J. Stahl, Paris, 1867.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, June 29, 2014
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"I am," the stranger said, "the great poet Katogan."

J-J. Grandville, from Vie privée et publique des animaux (Public and Private Life of Animals), under the direction of P. J. Stahl, Paris, 1867.

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"I am," the stranger said, "the great poet Katogan."

J-J. Grandville, from Vie privée et publique des animaux (Public and Private Life of Animals), under the direction of P. J. Stahl, Paris, 1867.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, June 28, 2014
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Eurasian blue tit (Parus caeruleus).

From Coloured figures of the birds of the British Islands vol. 2, issued by Thomas Littleton Powys (Lord Lilford), London, 1885-1897.

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Eurasian blue tit (Parus caeruleus).

From Coloured figures of the birds of the British Islands vol. 2, issued by Thomas Littleton Powys (Lord Lilford), London, 1885-1897.

(Source: archive.org)

Friday, June 27, 2014