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The coxswain loosed his grasp upon the shrouds and plunged head first into the water.


Louis Rhead, from Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson, New York, circa 1915.

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The coxswain loosed his grasp upon the shrouds and plunged head first into the water.


Louis Rhead, from Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson, New York, circa 1915.

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Saturday, February 8, 2014
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"Down, dog!" cries the captain, and the head popped back again. 


Louis Rhead, from Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson, New York, circa 1915.

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"Down, dog!" cries the captain, and the head popped back again.


Louis Rhead, from Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson, New York, circa 1915.

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Saturday, February 8, 2014
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The man […] had leaped up and caught hold of the brig’s bowsprit.

William Brassey Hole, from Kidnapped, by  Robert Louis Stevenson, London, 1894.

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The man […] had leaped up and caught hold of the brig’s bowsprit.

William Brassey Hole, from Kidnapped, by Robert Louis Stevenson, London, 1894.

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Friday, January 24, 2014
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Gustave Doré, headpiece vignette to chapter V, from La mythologie du Rhin (The Mythology of the Rhine), by X-B. De Saintine, Paris, 1862.

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Gustave Doré, headpiece vignette to chapter V, from La mythologie du Rhin (The Mythology of the Rhine), by X-B. De Saintine, Paris, 1862.

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Friday, September 27, 2013
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It happened, as they were still journeying on the open sea…

Walter Crane, from Household stories from the collection of the bros. Grimm, Translated by Lucy Crane, London, 1914.

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It happened, as they were still journeying on the open sea…

Walter Crane, from Household stories from the collection of the bros. Grimm, Translated by Lucy Crane, London, 1914.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013
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Upon the very verge of the precipitous descent hovered a gigantic ship (MS. found in a bottle). 

Byam Shaw, from Selected tales of mystery, by E. A. Poe, London, 1909.

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Upon the very verge of the precipitous descent hovered a gigantic ship (MS. found in a bottle).

Byam Shaw, from Selected tales of mystery, by E. A. Poe, London, 1909.

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013
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The farewell of the lovers.

Frederick Cayley Robinson, from The blue bird, by  Maurice Maeterlinck, New York, 1920.

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The farewell of the lovers.

Frederick Cayley Robinson, from The blue bird, by Maurice Maeterlinck, New York, 1920.

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Sunday, April 7, 2013
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Captain Bouguer attacked the poulp with harpoons and guns.

From Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, illustrated by Édouard Riou and Alphonse de Neuville, Paris, 1871.

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Captain Bouguer attacked the poulp with harpoons and guns.

From Vingt mille lieues sous les mers (Twenty thousand leagues under the seas), by Jules Verne, illustrated by Édouard Riou and Alphonse de Neuville, Paris, 1871.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, February 19, 2013