Stolen iPhone means my vintage book porn doesn’t seem nearly as impressive, but it sure does feel good to have the band back together.
FYI: The red ones on the right are a lovely set of collected works by various authors from Black’s Reader Service, dated 1950, the navy & gold ones to their left are beautiful editions of comedies, biographies and histories issued by the Book League of America, dated 1942, and at the far left are selected volumes of Britannica’s Great Books of The Western World series, dated 1952.
Next step: we make it pretty.
Ocelots & Margays by Harriet Wolfgang
A book you didn’t know you needed until now, AMIRITE?
These people are getting life SO right. (Some decent literature in there!) #latergram #books #cuteness #libraries
I didn’t buy it, but this would have filled a lore hole I didn’t even know I had.
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Looks like this might be a First, if there are any collectors out there.
Click through, but be prepared to disappear for a while…
making my newest book set, one for each month
The holidays are coming, and my friend Wendy’s handmade books are a seriously fucking perfect gift idea. She makes lots of different ones, so peep her tumblr and place your order to support artisan handcrafts and the rad people keeping olde-tyme knowledge alive. (This is not a paid advertisement, she’s just my friend and I think more people should buy her beautiful books!)