My new (!) books. Rose’s Biographical Dictionary Vol I-XII 1840, Hayden Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information 1873, The Prayer Book 1892, , The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott 1904, The Missionary World 1860 [OC] [4128×2322]

My new (!) books. Rose’s Biographical Dictionary Vol I-XII 1840, Hayden Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information 1873, The Prayer … More

View of the first discovery of the Temple of Isis at Pompeii, Plate XXXXI, from ‘Campi Phlegraei: Observations on the Volcanoes of the Two Sicilies’, by Sir William Hamilton (1730-1803), published 1776 (hand coloured engraving). [1024×768]

View of the first discovery of the Temple of Isis at Pompeii, Plate XXXXI, from ‘Campi Phlegraei: Observations on the … More

Theobroma cacao L. specimen that Sir Hans Sloane collected in Jamaica. He devised a recipe for drinking it mixed with milk and sugar. This recipe was later developed by Cadbury ultimately to become the famous chocolate bar [OS][512×768]

Theobroma cacao L. specimen that Sir Hans Sloane collected in Jamaica. He devised a recipe for drinking it mixed with … More