Victualling of the Ship
Launching of the Ship
The Arrival on Mars
In the Fairy City
Timlin’s calligraphic text, seen on the Table of Contents above, delighted his publishers so much that the book was printed without typesetting. Only 2,000 copies of the book were printed.
Bausch & Lomb Balopticon ad, 1915.
“The balopticon is an evil, inartistic, habit-forming, lazy and vicious machine! It also is a useful, time-saving, practical and helpful one. I use one often—and am thoroughly ashamed of it. I hide it whenever I hear people coming.”
- Norman Rockwell
Illustrations, mostly by Frank R. Paul, for the second issue of Amazing Stories, May 1926. Authors include Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, and Edgar Allan Poe,
Illustrations from “Les Songes drôlatiques de Pantagruel, où sont contenues plusieurs figures de l’invention de maistre François Rabelais, et dernière oeuvre d’iceluy, pour la récréation des bons esprits”.
Attributed to French engraver François Desprez, 1565.
Viewable online on the BNF’s website.