A discussion of interesting books from my current stock at


June 2014

The Seven Wonders of the World!

Philo byzantius. De Septem orbis spectaculis, Leonis Allatii opera nunc primum graece et latine prodit, cum notis. We are all familiar with the phrase "The Seven Wonders of the World" , it is even easy to bring up images of... Continue Reading →

moreEarl of ROCHESTER! Portrait of the Day: John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester A member of the most dissolute and licentious court circles, Rochester with his ready wit alternately fascinated and enraged Charles II, who dismissed him from court at least once... Continue Reading →

The Scar of Henry V

This is pretty neat

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