Hand watercolor painted "Eagle and Lucy" [Two ships at sea flying American flags.] 1838-183, from Diary : Voyage of schooner Ajax from Philadelphia to Baltimore, Havana , Santiago and Cuba, kept by William H. Meyers.

Hand watercolor painted "Eagle and Lucy" [Two ships at sea flying American flags.] from Diary : Voyage of schooner Ajax from Philadelphia to Baltimore, Havana , Santiago and Cuba, kept by William H.

Realized Price: $3600 Franklin County, Pennsylvania ink and watercolor fraktur bookplate for Jacob Schmidt, dated 1833, housed in an 1830 Germantown text, open - 5 1/2" x 7 1/4". Provenance: Kate and Joel Kopp, America Hurrah.

Franklin County, Pennsylvania ink and watercolor fraktur bookplate for Jacob Schmidt, dated housed in an 1830 Germantown text, open - 5 x 7 Provenance: Kate and Joel Kopp, America Hurrah.

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From an Egyptian book full of magic spells to a text written in an unknown language, Live Science takes a look at 10 of the most mysterious ancient manuscripts.

Dan Wilson: The Voynich Manuscript - An Acoustic Interpretation

Page from the "Voynich Manuscript" century) (courtesy Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University)

Book of Arithmetic Problems of Johannes Whisler Johannes Whisler (1795-1874) Encoders    Mifflin Township, Pennsylvania 1814–1815 Watercolor and ink on paper, with leather binding 13 x 8 1/8 x 1 15/16" Collection American Folk Art Museum, New York

Book of Arithmetic Problems of Johannes Whisler Johannes Whisler Encoders Mifflin Township, Pennsylvania Watercolor and ink on paper, with leather binding 13 x 8 x 1 Collection American Folk Art Museum, New York

Tractatus de Herbis (ca.1440) Selections from a beautifully illustrated 15th century version of the “Tractatus de Herbis”, a book produced to help apothecaries and physicians from different linguistic backgrounds identify plants they used in their daily medical practise. No narrative text is present in this version, simply pictures and the names of each plant written in various languages,. miniature of plants, and of a bird of prey killing a duck

Miniatures of plants, and of a bird of prey killing a duck - (Tractatus de Herbis - Sloane 4016 f.

The 15th Century Voynich manuscript has been described as the world's most mysterious book, which could be a complex code, an unknown language or simply a hoax

'Genuine message' in uncracked text

Voynich Manuscript: this piece of literature has been dated back to early century Italy. With most of its pages filled with what seems to be herbal recipes, none of the plants match known species and the language remains undecipherable.

Handwritten chapbook, inscribed Foster, 1798, probably Rhode Island, with approximately fourteen illustrations depicting animals and birds, the leather cover with bird and foliate decoration, 4'' x 3 1/4''.

Handwritten chapbook, inscribed Foster, 1798, probably Rhode Island, with approximately fourteen illustrations depicting animals and birds, the leather cover with bird and foliate decoration, 4'' x 3 1/4''.

Ink and Watercolor Fraktur Metamorphosis. Adam and Eve, : Lot 1087

Ink and Watercolor Fraktur Metamorphosis. Adam and Eve, : Lot 1087

katracraft:  A Booklet of folded circular pages. Love it, when open it looks like a full moon. Great for a Sea Witch's journal, book of magic, etc.

Original pinner sez: A booklet of folded circular pages holding communications from Prophetess Anna and a native spirit named Carifick P.

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