(via: Sustainable Man)
We now have two beautiful editions of Edward Gorey-illustrated classics: Rex Warner’s Gods and Men and H. G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds! Who better than Gorey to illustrate these tales of gods, monsters, and aliens?
Thomas Wright, An original theory of the universe, 1750. London. Via Linda Hall Library
1 cross section of the model of the Milky Way galaxy. 2 Multiple solar systems with comets. 3 The symbolic eye of Deity in all star systems: A finite View of Infinity. 4 The first depiction of multiple galaxies in a book
Right now, there is a bipartisan effort in Congress to make the American bison the national mammal of the US. We support this effort because by passing this legislation, the importance of bison will be recognized and help to ensure that this majestic species endures in America.
Will you join us in showing your support for this national symbol?
Urge your representatives to pay tribute to this American icon by supporting the National Bison Legacy Act…
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National Geographic | 1890-1979