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French Periodic Table (black), made to order to look like the old, real thing. Charming!

Periodic Tales By Hugh Aldersey-Williams Shows that the elements have personalities, attitudes, talents, shortcomings, stories with meaning. This title helps you to learn how lead can tell your future while zinc may one day line your coffin. It helps you to discover what connects the bones in your body with the Whitehouse in Washington, and more.

"Hunting the Elements" on Nova. David Pogue seeks out real-world examples of the elements on the Periodic Table.

Arsenic according to Jan di Pietro

Arsenic, or "Inheritance Powder".

Iodine "This reaction, he couldn't help noticing, also released puffs of an entrancing violet vapour."

Lead pipe: "The fortune of all mankind is told in lead."

Iron helmet from Sutton Hoo, the Anglo-Saxon burial site. Belonged to King Raedwald ca 625 CE