I was completely transfixed by the images from the Wunderzeichenbuch (wonder book) in October's World of Interiors. These images of celestial bodies are equal parts fancy and scientific record. My favourite is one that portrays a comet with an arm wielding a sword. 

Stephanie tweeted this Werner Herzog paper 'On the Absolute, the Sublime, and Ecstatic Truth' last week and I read it on the weekend. With my head full of thoughts of the sublime and its relation to reality and these struck me as perfect illustrations of that tension beautifully exploded.

Images from World of Interiors, sourced via
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