Happy World Book Day! Here are some cool images from around the internet to help you celebrate the printed word. Click on any image to link to the source. 


Clay tablet recording beer given to workers. The symbol for beer is included three times – an upright jar with a pointed base. Mesopotamia, 3100–3000 BC.

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from the book On the Writing of the Insane (1870) by G. Mackenzie Bacon, medical superintendant at an asylum

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Image taken from page 19 of ‘Flowers I bring and Songs I sing … Poems by E. Bland, H. M. Burnside, A. Scanes’

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Front doublure. Bookbinding. 1899.

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‘Woman reading a book (Virgils Muse)’ (1845) by Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot;
Musée du Louvre, Paris

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Voynich Manuscript

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Marionettes, masks and shadows, 1927.

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