The Art of Book Design: The Arabian Nights’

Ford, H. J. (Henry Justice), ill; Lang, Andrew, edt; 1898, London ; New York ; Bombay : Longmans Green and Co.

The Arabian Nights’ is a popular set of stories that’s been published many times over the last 100 years or so. This cover from the late 1800’s is one of my favourite editions.

via – The Internet Archive

The Art of Book Design: The Feet


John Lord Peck. Dress and Care of the Feet. New York: Fowler & Wells, 1871 — Source.

The complete title is actually:

Dress and care of the feet : showing their natural perfect shape and construction; their present deformed condition; and how flat-foot, distorted toes, and other defects are to be prevented or corrected : with directions for dressing them elegantly yet comfortably; and hints upon various matters relating to the general subject


Via: The Public Domain Review