The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library has acquired two Tyndale Bibles — the first printed English translations of biblical texts — which are among the rarest and most influential works in the English language. Read on →
Beautiful early books.
… and then there is that old adage: Never judge a book by its cover. Within this very plain vellum binding there is a spectacularly detailed fold-out panorama of Constantinople. From Tisch Library’s 1681 ed. of Relation nouvelle d’un voyage de Constantinople.
How fabulous. And look how densely populated and gloriously built the city was even then.