Published in 1720, Eleazar Albin’s A Natural History of English Insects includes vibrantly colored plates dedicated to women who supported the work. This copy belonged to Margaret Cavendish Bentinck.
By Stephen J. Greenberg ~ Books today, as physical objects, have reached a very odd place in our consciousness. Readers are increasingly offered books (or
By Michael North This post is the sixth in a series exploring the National Library of Medicine’s rich and varied collection of “herbals,” which are
By Michael North First Edition Albinus Anatomical Prints Come to the National Library of Medicine In April, 2013, Gloria and Paul Spiekermann of Westport, Connecticut