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And a little face at the window 
Peers out into the night.

Myles Birket Foster, from Poems, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Boston, 1852.

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And a little face at the window
Peers out into the night.

Myles Birket Foster, from Poems, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Boston, 1852.

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Friday, April 4, 2014
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Urchins making a snowman.

Thomas Bewick, tailpiece for History of British birds, Newcastle, 1809.

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Urchins making a snowman.

Thomas Bewick, tailpiece for History of British birds, Newcastle, 1809.

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Saturday, December 21, 2013
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Four urchins astride of gravestones.

Thomas Bewick, tailpiece for History of British birds, Newcastle, 1809.

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Four urchins astride of gravestones.

Thomas Bewick, tailpiece for History of British birds, Newcastle, 1809.

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Friday, December 20, 2013
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A sudden swarm of winged creatures brushed past her.

Arthur Rackham, from A wonder book, by  Nathaniel Hawthorne, New York, not dated.

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A sudden swarm of winged creatures brushed past her.

Arthur Rackham, from A wonder book, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, New York, not dated.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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Oh what a good time that was to be alive in.

Arthur Rackham, from A wonder book, by  Nathaniel Hawthorne, New York, not dated.

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Oh what a good time that was to be alive in.

Arthur Rackham, from A wonder book, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, New York, not dated.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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There was no danger, nor trouble of any kind.

Arthur Rackham, frontispiece from A wonder book, by  Nathaniel Hawthorne, New York, not dated.

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There was no danger, nor trouble of any kind.

Arthur Rackham, frontispiece from A wonder book, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, New York, not dated.

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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The Printer’s Devil.(See Devil.)

Kenny Meadows, from Heads of the people vol. 1, by Douglas Jerrold, WM Thackeray et al, London, 1864.

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The Printer’s Devil.
(See Devil.)

Kenny Meadows, from Heads of the people vol. 1, by Douglas Jerrold, WM Thackeray et al, London, 1864.

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Thursday, October 24, 2013
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Front cover from The hole book, by Peter Newell, New York, 1908.

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Front cover from The hole book, by Peter Newell, New York, 1908.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013