Early medieval knife with a bird head on the handle, a nice decorative touch on what remains a highly functional blade.
Edward Hopper notes
The Beowulf-manuscript, England, early 11th century
... or an artist's sketchbook like Picasso's
Alice's Wonderland Ch. 1 Down The Rabbit Hole| Serafini Amelia| Alice In Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
abovethemoonandawaywiththestars: Lewis Carroll’s original manuscript for Alice’s Adventures Under Ground, 1862
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Excerpts from Lewis Carrol's original manuscript for Alice in Wonderland. He did a really nice job on this one. (Via.)
.A page from Lewis Carroll’s original manuscript of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Verso: Studies of emblems, geometrical diagrams, and notes , c.1508-10 , Pen and ink, geometrical diagrams and notes; allegorical representations of truth and falsehood, a mask being melted in the sun, framed in circles.