One of my favourite blogs is Bibliodyssey, and I am adding the link to Phosphorescence (below the moon on a WineDark Sea). The creator of this blog combs digital archives for images arcane, exotic and extraordinary. Here are some sparkly bits ...
A post on Indian folk art.
The Night Life of Trees,
Art by Bhajju shyam, Durga Bai and Ram Singh Urveti.
Design by Gita Wolf and Rathna Ramanathan.
Copyright Tara Books Pvt. Ltd, 2006.
A post on the art of Yuko Shimizu. Draft, intermediate and completed illustrations. Copyright Yuko Shimizu.
A post on book illustrations.
Cover illustration by R.Crumb, published by Black Sparrow Press, Santa Rosa.
Bring Me All Your Love, Charles Bukowski, 1983.
A post on nuclear power plant wall charts.
Guangdong Nuclear Power Plant: Twin unit PWR station located at Daya Bay, People's Republic of China. Wall chart insert. Nuclear Engineering International, September 1987.
A post on beastly botanicals.
'Ausberg. this manuscript features eccentric plant renderings and quite obviously refers to the Medieval herbal tradition ... the handwritten text is variously in Latin, German and Italian and the manuscript is made out of paper.'