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October 2014

Wonderful prodigies of judgment and mercy…

  631G  Crouch, Nathaniel 1632?-1725?, Robert Burton = Nathaniel Crouch, the compiler..        Wonderful prodigies of judgment and mercy, discovered in near three hundred memorable histories: containing I. Dreadful Judgments upon Atheists, perjur'd Persons, Blasphemers, Swearers, Cursers and Scoffers. II.... Continue Reading →

Anthropometamorphosis: = man transform’d: or, the artificiall changling

So,a day doesn't go by in which I don't see a tattoo or an interesting piercing or some one with 'gauges' It is reassuring to see that this expressive use of ones personal body while, ancient and maybe even natural... Continue Reading →

Drawing with a Camera Lucida

This is neat, and I will discuss Durer, Vermeer and Kircher soon!

A narrative of the miseries of New-England, by reason of an arbitrary government erected there.

It Has been a while (maybe two weeks) since I've been so excited by a Book in my stock!610G Increase Mather Like so many books, this is a bit of a sleeper, reading really pays off in this case. I... Continue Reading →

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