The book of miracles

I get marketing email from some publishers and mostly ignore it but once in a while something pretty amazing comes up.  Taschen — a publisher of art books — recently put out a facsimile of a 1550 book describing  and depicting wonders and visions, simply called “The book of miracles.”

The illustrations in the book are pretty awesome.  (The link above leads to their catalog page with a dozen more images.)

The Book of Miracles

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  1. I checked on this book, Mike. It sounds like just the kind of thing I love, but . . . $150 for what’s basically a coffee table book of weird art is too rich for my blood.

    • Yeah, I’ll wait for a cheaper edition … maybe interlibrary loan. I don’t need to *own* a copy.


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