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"Concise Algebra easily described, which brings forth the great wonders of arithmetic" "[R]omance is a reaction from the algebra" -- Booth Tarkington Algebrae compendiosa facilisqve descriptio, qua depromuntur magna Arithmetices miracula Johann Scheubel (1494-1570) Parisiis: Apud Gulielmum Cauellat, 1551 First edition DR507 V54 1530Johann Scheubel was born in Kirchheim unter Teck,...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="233"] Liber Moamin falconrii de Scientia venandi per aves et quadrupeds[/caption]“In quantum enim sunt reges non habent propriam delectationem nisi venationem” — Moamin“A wise falcon hides his talons.” — ProverbFacsimile. The so-called “Wiener Moamin” was created on the Italian penisula in the...

1831 edition illustrations by Theodor von Holst“The day of my departure at length arrived.”Title: Frankenstein: or, The Modern PrometheusAuthor: Mary W. ShelleyThe National Library (Third) Edition; First Illustrated EditionPublished: London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831Pages: 200; Introduction and Preface included.Call Number: PR5397 F7 1831Mary...