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Books worth a look at, even if it's just standing in the bookstore without actually purchasing! and not forgetting dust covers, paperback designs and illustrative gems from within!
CHARLES WYSOCKI CLASSIC TAILS AMERICANA ART Dempsey: I miss the days when my brother, our father and I hung out at the library.

"Classic Tails" by artist Charles Wysocki -- cats and books just seem to go together!

Birds & Their Nests by Mary Howitt

Edwardian Book Cover - Birds And Their Nests by Mary Howitt From: University Of Florida Digital Collection

poison book long image. Can I have a real one please!?!

Latin poison labels (Rhicinus, datura, belladonna, valerian, etc. Glass bottle labeled "Statutum est hominibus semel mori" (A man is destined to die once) Once owned by an educated century bible-reading assassin?

By Nancy Mattoon. RUSS, Karl. The speaking parrots : a scientific manual.

The Speaking Parrots: A Scientific Journal by Karl Russ, Pub. Translated by Leonora Schultze, and revised by Karl Russ.

Natural History

Sketches of Natural History: Or, Songs of Animal Life by Mary Botham Howitt. Illustrated by Hector Giacomelli, London: Thomas Nelson and

Prang's Natural History Series For Children

Prang’s Natural History Series for Children. Norman A Calkins and Abby Morton Diaz. Prang & Co, Boston, THE ZEBU. “Oh, what a funny cow that one is!