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 […]
Recently, we found one of the most coveted Cat books of all time: an antique book, written in 1889 by Harison Weir the First President of the National Cat Club. Weir, […]
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 […]
Just in – Woody Allen stars as the owner of a failing bookstore who becomes a pimp in order to make a living. “Fading Giglio” is an upcoming film, written […]
In the 1940s and ’50s, if you read magazines, especially the adverts, you could reasonably teach yourself to draw, collect limited edition prints of famous artists and also enrich your […]
It’s Written in the Stars – Or Was, in 1894 and 1928.