May 2, 2012
Image transferred from uncovered opposite plate.
From p. 90 of Nature Displayed in the Heavens and On the Earth by Simeon Shaw (1823). Original from Oxford University. Digitized July 11, 2008. 

Image transferred from uncovered opposite plate.

From p. 90 of Nature Displayed in the Heavens and On the Earth by Simeon Shaw (1823). Original from Oxford University. Digitized July 11, 2008. 

May 1, 2012
I can’t figure out what happened here. Guesses?
Ostensibly, the front cover of Pseudodoxia Epidemica: or, Inquiries Into Very Many Received Tenants, and Commonly Presumed Truths by Sir Thomas Browne (1658). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized October 10, 2005.

I can’t figure out what happened here. Guesses?

Ostensibly, the front cover of Pseudodoxia Epidemica: or, Inquiries Into Very Many Received Tenants, and Commonly Presumed Truths by Sir Thomas Browne (1658). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized October 10, 2005.