Trust us when we say signed book are up at least one level and maybe more when it comes to collecting for love or for money. We’ve been rather lucky, finding […]
Immediately below, you will find two of The Sophisticated Reader’s recent vintage book finds, written by one of our favorite vintage Film Directors/Writers/Publishers/Long-Running TV-Hosts. The multi-hyphenated-literary-luminary who best fits that […]
Let’s now raise a toast to Annie S. Peck, author/photographer, world-traveler, and the climber of many mountains , all accomplished in the early 1900s. She was a trail-blazing feminist, and […]
Sometimes a magazine is not a magazine, it’s also a book. And in this case, the #1 issue of Venture (a travel magazine first published in 1964) was bound in […]
Over the many years we’ve collected books, we’ve run across some vintage titles others might call “odd.” For example, (and for the sake of blogging),we’ve lugged home Is anybody listening?, Good […]
It’s Written in the Stars – Or Was, in 1894 and 1928.
Here we have two Astrology books, and one, on the left, is better looking than the other. But, heh, you really can’t tell a book by its cover, because to […]