Nick Kapur has shared a series of pages from a Japanese illustrated history of America made in 1861, Osanaetoki Bankokubanashi by writer Kanagaki Robun and artist Utagawa Yoshitora. There are so many wonders. You should definitely click through. See the whole thing at the Waseda University Library site.
It’s a little gallery of 1960s and 1970s children’s book covers and illustrations collected by Ang Wyman!
Gorgeous book covers animated. Watch here.
Open Culture has a gallery of images of Salvador Dalí’s illustrations for Alice In Wonderland.
On The Media dedicates an hour to the true crime genre.
Project Gutenberg has a copy of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” complete with scans of the cover and John Leech’s illustrations from the first edition.