animals & c.

illus. from an 1850s “Materia Medica” book
via Dassaishooku

 

Japanese badger from an 1850s “Materia Medica” book
via Dassaishooku

Gaston de Latenay, 1899, Nausikaa illustration
via Book Graphics

Gaston de Latenay, 1899, Nausikaa illustration
via Book Graphics

illus. by Hiromi Nishizaka via mlle ghoul

Tom Seidmann-Freud, Das Wunderhaus, 1927
via via UB Braunschweig

Previous post on Tom Seidmann-Freud: The Rabbit Dreams of Dr. Freud’s Niece

Tom Seidmann-Freud, Das Wunderhaus, 1927
via via UB Braunschweig
The book has lots of moving parts.

Dodo, from ‘Atlas de Zoologie’ 1844 by Paul Gervais
see the full post on BibliOdyssey

cover illus. by Carlos Gonzalez, 1924, Mexico

Mexican work safety poster, 1938
via Swann Auctions
50 Watts is concerned for your safety

Futuro cover, 1942, Josep Renau

from El perro, el ratón y el gato, 1930 Spain
via Memoria de Madrid
More to come from this publication, some day

“Der Rote” by frequent 50 Watts cover star Richard Teschner
via the Theater Museum

Edmund Dulac, illus. for La Toison d’Or et quelques autres Contes de la Grèce ancienne

Armand Vallee, 1926
I’m not sure of the story behind this image. The artist Christian Schumann shared it on facebook.

Faust illus. by René Clarke, 1932
via Book Graphics

Fullscreen

Marcus Behmer, c. 1900
via Swann
previous feature on Behmer

The Emperor’s New Clothes, DDR style
via the new blog Red Sails

Fumo der Rauchgeist (Fumo the Smoke Spirit) by Elfi & Kurt Wendlandt, 1962
again via Red Sails

illus. by Cesar from Le Canard enchainé
via Multiglom via BibliOdyssey’s tumblr

“Threshold” by Kevin Lucbert, 2014
website / tumblr

recent work by Josh Courlas

I featured Josh Courlas on But Does it Float a couple years ago (pretty please archive your old work Josh!)

recent work by Josh Courlas

Little Red Riding Hood, illus. by Tibor Kárpáti (Hungary, 2006)
via the International Children’s Digital Library

Little Red Riding Hood, illus. by Tibor Kárpáti (Hungary, 2006)
via the International Children’s Digital Library

by Merijn Hos

Childcraft, vol. 14, Quarrie Corporation, 1939
via ha.com

The Fabulous World of Jules Verne, Hungarian poster, 1958
via ha.com
Heritage says it is a “representation of the Czech film The Fabulous World of Jules Verne, based on the 1896 Verne novel Face the Flag. The tale is cleverly filmed in a special process which causes every image on screen to resemble an old-fashioned woodcut engraving, which the poster offered here mimics to great effect.”

Czech Planet of the Apes poster by Vatislav Hlavaty
via ha.com

Romanian Planet of the Apes poster, 1978
via ha.com

Creeping Poison movie poster, 1946, Austria
via ha.com
According to Heritage this film — also known as Schleichendes Gift — is “a post-WWII documentary about venereal disease.”

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