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The etching and engraving archive

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Previous posts about etchings and engravings.

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Jacques Houplain’s Maldoror

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Athanasius Kircher’s Pan

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Robert Fludd’s Temples of Music

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Musaeum Hermeticum

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Rodler’s Fine, Useful Booklet

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Rules and Examples of Perspective Proper, 1693

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Grand capitals

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Rentz’s Todentanz

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A Scholar in his Study

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Old New Orleans

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Les Terres du Ciel

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Transformations

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Doorways

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Eustace details

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The Library of Babel by Érik Desmazières

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The labyrinth of Versailles

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Atalanta Fugiens

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Athanasius Kircher’s pyramids

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The Royal Natural History by Richard Lydekker

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Animating Piranesi

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Melencolia details

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Le style Louis XV

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Sea and Land: An Illustrated History

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Mérigot’s Ruins of Rome

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Fonthill Abbey

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The Turgot Map of Paris

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Gustave Doré’s Ancient Mariner

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Athanasius Kircher’s Tower of Babel

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Alfred Rethel’s Totentanz

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Paulini’s mythological alphabet

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The paper architecture of Brodsky and Utkin

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Six Suites of Engravings

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The art of Jindrich Pilecek, 1944–2002

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Further oddities

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Amphitheatrum Sapientiae Aeternae

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Charles Méryon revisited

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Carceri, thermae and candelabra

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Yuri Yakovenko bookplates

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Wenceslaus Hollar’s peacocks

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Liceti’s monsters

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Albrecht Dürer’s Triumphal Arch

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Cabala, Speculum Artis Et Naturae In Alchymia

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Frans De Geetere’s illustrated Maldoror

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Schott’s Physica Curiosa

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Grandville’s Un Autre Monde

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The Triumph of the Phallus

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The art of Oleg Denysenko

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Nicoletto Giganti’s naked duellists

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Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales

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Jan Saenredam’s whale

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Digital alchemy

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Oeuvres D’Architecture by Jean Le Pautre

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Gramato-graphices

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Edward William Lane’s Arabian Nights Entertainments

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John Bickham’s Fables and other short poems

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Battle of the Naked Men

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The art of François Houtin

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Maldoror illustrated

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Reynard the Fox

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Czanara: The Art & Photographs of Raymond Carrance

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Empusa

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Hadrian and Greek love

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The art of Stella Langdale, 1880–1976

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The art of Michael Goro

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The art of Michiko Hoshino

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The art of Toni Pecoraro

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Piranesi as designer

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Giorgio Ghisi’s Allegory of Life

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Les lieux imaginaires d’Erik Desmazières

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Gods’ Man by Lynd Ward

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Weel done, Cutty-sark!

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Prince Iskandar’s horoscope

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Architectural renderings by HW Brewer

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Happy Solstice

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The art of Félicien Rops, 1833–1898

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The art of José Hernández

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Vedute di Roma

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Frans Masereel’s city

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Charles Le Brun’s physiognomies

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The art of Erik Desmazières

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The art of André Beuchat

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The art of Yves Doaré

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The art of Philippe Mohlitz

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Angels 4: Fallen angels

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Abelardo Morell

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Aldous Huxley on Piranesi’s Prisons

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The art of Jean Coulon

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The art of Gérard Trignac

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Russian Utopia

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The Essex Street Water Gate, London WC2

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The Ranelagh Rotunda

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The art of Peter Milton

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Saint-Aubin’s Butterfly People

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Filippo Morghen’s Voyage to the Moon

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Charles Méryon’s Paris

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The Atlas Coelestis of Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr

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