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Bookmarks tagged with “17thcentury”

  1. Erin Maglaque · Inclined to Putrefaction: In Quarantine · LRB 9 February 2020

    Published in February, this review of a book about how 17th century Florence coped with the plague now seems very knowing.

  2. File:Bill of Mortality.jpg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Grim government statistics for 1665. No pretty graphs.

  3. LRB · Charles Nicholl · ‘A Naughty House’

    Entertaining account of some early 17th century people and places around Whitecross Street, St John Street, Barbican.

  4. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society - Vol 1 - 1666 by Various - Project Gutenberg

    Completely wonderful 17th century science. Fascinating subjects, beautiful titles (“A Relation of Persons killed with subterraneous Damps”) and gorgeous language.

  5. Pepys on Twitter (Pepys’ Diary)

    Samuel Pepys will now be updating his Twitter feed several times a day from 343 years ago.

  6. The Fell Types - My Revival Fonts

    Fonts derived from late 17th century printing.

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