Collection: Saturday Specials

To learn to read is to light a fire

Those are wise words from Victor Hugo, and our next instalment in our exploration of the elements looks at fire, which symbolizes creation and inspiration as much as it does destruction. It is an element that we have successfully tamed for light and heat, but it still instils awe and fear when it runs beyond our control. You can see why people identify it so closely with their own passions.

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  • P. Fourdriner after Inigio Jones Decorative chimney pieces
    Decorative chimney pieces
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  • THOMPSON, Sir Henry. Modern Cremation. Cremation: its history and practice to the present date with information relating to all recently improved arrangements made by the ….
    Modern Cremation. Cremation: its history and practice to the present date
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  • Unknown. Travelling through Fire-Fearful Peril of a Railway Train, at Cedar Swamp, on the Eastern Railroad, Maine, Sunday, September 17th.
    Travelling through Fire-Fearful Peril of a Railway Train, at Cedar
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  • VON KOMOROWICZ, Maurice. Vulkanologische Studien auf eingen inseln des Atlantischen Oceans.
    Vulkanologische Studien auf eingen inseln des Atlantischen Oceans
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  • WISE, William. DRURY LANE THEATRE, taken from Westminster Bridge during the Conflagration on the Night of 24th February, 1809.
    DRURY LANE THEATRE, taken from Westminster Bridge during the Conflagration on
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  • WWI AVIATION. The Great Air Raid on England, September 3rd, 1916. Souvenir Photographs of the Wrecked Zeppelin. Also Photograph of Lieut. William Leefe Robinson, V.….
    The Great Air Raid on England, September 3rd, 1916. Souvenir Photographs
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    £398.00
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  • [FIREWORKS]. BROCK, Alan St. Hill. Pyrotechnics. The History & Art Of Firework Making.
    Pyrotechnics. The History & Art Of Firework Making
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  • WWII. Diagram of QF 3.7" anti aircraft shell, with trajectory chart.
    Diagram of QF 3.7 anti aircraft shell, with trajectory chart
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  • DURANU, S. The Fire Season at Hong Kong.
    The Fire Season at Hong Kong
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  • BARBUSSE, Henri. Le Feu.
    Le Feu
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  • ITO, Shinsui (1898-1972). Fireworks.
    ITO, Shinsui (1898-1972 …
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  • GREENE, Graham. A Burnt Out Case.
    A Burnt Out Case
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  • RISTELHUEBER, Sophie. Aftermath. Kuwait 1991.
    Aftermath. Kuwait 1991
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