libralthinking:

uispeccoll:

Halloween retrospective post! 

Here are the thematic posts from October in case you missed any, just click through for the whole post with more images and gifs:

Der Struwwelpeter (Shockheaded Peter), 1845. 

De la démonomanie des sorciers.  Paris, du Pays, 1581.

Japanese Fairy Tales by Lafcadio Hearn was produced in 1900. 

Gypsy Sorcery by C.G. Leland 1891. 

Magic: Stage Illusions and Scientific Diversions, 1911.

A System of Magick; or, A History of the Black Art, 1728.

Authentic Recipes from the Homeland of Count Dracula, 1978.

The Astrologer of the Nineteenth Century, 1825.

Cute early 20th century Halloween card.

The Discovery of Witchcraft is the short title for Reginald Scot’s 1584 work on magical things.

Do you have a favorite?

Here you go, all the Special Collections you could ask for in one giant post!

the Struwwelpeter gif is AWESOME!

Advertisements
Gallery | This entry was posted in @ the library and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s