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Blue crab, anyone?
Also available as a greeting card, or a postcard. (I’ll make Christmas cards in June.)
Original wood engraving from Dictionnaire encyclopédique Trousset, Paris, 1886 - 1891.

oldbookillustrations:

Blue crab, anyone?

Also available as a greeting card, or a postcard. (I’ll make Christmas cards in June.)

Original wood engraving from Dictionnaire encyclopédique Trousset, Paris, 1886 - 1891.

oldbookillustrations:

Steam engine (with two cylinders)
From La vapeur (steam), by A. Guillemin, Paris, 1876.
(Source: Old Book Illustrations)

oldbookillustrations:

Steam engine (with two cylinders)

From La vapeur (steam), by A. Guillemin, Paris, 1876.

(Source: Old Book Illustrations)

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Melon cactus.
From Dictionnaire encyclopédique Trousset, Paris, 1886 - 1891.
A print of this picture is available here.
(Source: Old Book Illustrations)

oldbookillustrations:

Melon cactus.

From Dictionnaire encyclopédique Trousset, Paris, 1886 - 1891.

A print of this picture is available here.

(Source: Old Book Illustrations)

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This picture was taken from Contes Drolatiques (Droll Stories), by H. de Balzac, illustrated by Gustave Doré Paris, 1881 (tenth edition).

oldbookillustrations:

This picture was taken from Contes Drolatiques (Droll Stories), by H. de Balzac, illustrated by Gustave Doré Paris, 1881 (tenth edition).

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