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Botanical and Zoological illustrations along with illuminated manuscripts also feature. One is often taken to other interesting blogs by reading what Peacay (the author, who I think lives in Australia) has to say, on his various posts. I very much admire this publication because it must take a tremendous effort to maintain it.
I even went so far as to purchase the book that has been published fairly recently , about the website, a couple of christmases ago, for my brother