ATG Quirkies: How a misspelled last name kept an important illustrated manuscript hidden for 190 years
'Lost' book of exquisite scientific drawings rediscovered after 190 years Fans of both art and botany will be excited to learn that the brilliantly illustrated plants and insightful observations made by a U.S. woman living in Cuba in the 1800s have been rescued. The...read more
Title: Reading Art: Art for Book Lovers Author: David Trigg Hardcover: ISBN: 978-0714876276; $35 Imprint: New York: Phaidon, 2018 A celebration of artworks featuring books and readers from throughout history, for the delight of art lovers and bibliophiles As...read more
Purges, angels and ‘pigeon slippers’: methods of Elizabethan quacks finally deciphered A Cambridge University research team has "transcribed the prolific case notes of self-taught doctor Simon Forman – who began career after reportedly curing his own plague" –...read more
A pledge to read more books pays unexpected dividends as a gift from a stranger sets off a chain of random acts of kindness. It all started with someone named Lisa having a tough day. But instead of feeling sorry for herself she wanting to lighten the load for someone...read more
Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA) Posts Response to European Commission Expert Group Report on Future of Scholarly Publishing and Scholarly Communication According to infoDOCKET "earlier this year the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 expert...read more
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